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Speed up the Kernel

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linuxuser.co.uk: Jon Masters examines performance tweaks for the Linux kernel and summarises the latest goings-on in the kernel community

Five Linux predictions for 2013

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pcworld.com: Now that the final curtain is about to drop on the year that was 2012, there's no better time to look ahead and try to anticipate what 2013 will bring.

Aakash 3 May Feature SIM Slot, Linux Support

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Gadgets
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Best KDE Distro of 2012

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Linux

mylinuxexplore.blogspot: KDE has always intrigued me a lot, though I never started using it on daily basis for production purposes. It is really user-friendly, plasma interface looks awesome, effects are subtle and KDE 4.9.* is quite stable with loads of KDE specific applications. Almost every popular distro now has a KDE edition for the users, an evidence of the growing popularity of KDE.

The year GNOMES, Ubuntu sufferers forked off to Mint Linux

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Ubuntu

theregister.co.uk: It's been a rough year for Linux on the desktop. More specifically, it's been a rough year for GNOME-based Linux on the desktop. But a glimmer of hope may have appeared thanks to a Mint-flavoured distribution of the open-source operating system.

Manjaro 0.8.3 KDE: Simply getting better

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mylinuxexplore.blogspot: I reviewed the last two releases of Manjaro Linux (0.8 and 0.8.2) earlier this year and was quite impressed by the last release. Hence, when the new updated release of Manjaro (0.8.3) came out, I had to do a fresh install to try it out.

Crunchbang 11 Waldorf review

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dedoimedo.com: Time for my annual abuse. As you all know, the Crunchbang community loves me, and they dedicated five pages of their forum space for my Statler review, which they loved so. Now, it's time for another test, the 64-bit version of their latest release, known as Waldorf, still officially labeled beta.

Young Mageia Linux Distribution Surges in Popularity

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thevarguy.com: As we prepare to enter a new year, the big names that have dominated the Linux world for the past decade–Red Hat, Canonical/Ubuntu, Debian, SUSE–are unchanged. But they may be joined in 2013 by a newcomer to the open source channel, Mageia Linux.

Which Distros Work on New Windows 8 Machines

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ostatic.com: Which distribution can I download and install that will just work out of the box on my new certified Windows 8 machine? That's a question many Linux users, new and otherwise, are probably asking themselves about now. Thank goodness Matthew Garrett stepped up to the plate with a post to let us know.

2012's 5 Most popular Linux stories

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zdnet.com: From Goobuntu to Mint to Windows 8, the un-Linux, here are the year's most popular Linux stories.

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