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How I found Enlightenment

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larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: Jeff Hoogland and his group of FOSS bodhisattvas who put together this distro deserve a gassho in eternal homage for their efforts in producing an outstanding distro.

Also: Bodhi Linux Desktop of the Week Contest

Microsoft to support CentOS

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Microsoft
  • Microsoft kicks off Tech-Ed with license and virtualization upgrades
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Now Supports Linux-based CentOS
  • Microsoft's open source love-in expands with CentOS Linux support
  • Open source not just mainstream, it’s mainstreamier

LMDE - the Xfce variety

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usalug-org.blogspot: LMDE stands for Linux Mint Debian Edition. Xfce, at one time, stood for the XForms Common Environment because the early editions of Xfce used XForms to create a common desktop environment.

Puppy Linux: Top Dog of the Lightweight Distros

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osnews.com: How can you run a full range of current applications on older computers, netbooks, thin clients, and mobile devices? One way is to install a lightweight Linux like Puppy.

5 Truly Bizarre But Handy Uses of Linux

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junauza.com: Linux is everywhere. From desktops to laptops, from tablets to mobiles, and from servers to garden sprinklers. Wait! Garden what? Yes, that's right fellas, Linux-powered garden sprinklers do exist.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 405

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: First impressions of Slackware Linux 13.37
  • News: CentOS vs Scientific Linux, Sabayon 6 and Ubuntu 11.10 updates, interviews with Slackware, Bodhi and CrunchBang developers, who maintains RPM
  • Tips and tricks: File encryption and cloud backup
  • Released last week: BackTrack 5, Salix OS 13.37 "Xfce"
  • Upcoming releases: Mageia 1 RC
  • New additions: Fuduntu, Bardinux
  • New distributions: Blackbuntu, iQunix, mabuntux, PrimeE17, Vanillux
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Debian 6.0: KDE 4

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Linux

goodbyemicrosoft.net: Having got Debian 6 "Squeeze" running, the next project was to reconfigure my desktop environment, KDE, the way I like it. I've used KDE for years. Alas, Debian 6 has moved on to KDE 4, and the developers couldn't leave well enough alone.

Pinguy OS 11.04 Released With Classic GNOME 2.32.1 Desktop

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webupd8.org: Pinguy OS is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution that comes with a lot of applications installed by default, trying to cover everyones needs. But it's not the default application selection what makes Pinguy OS so interesting and easy to use.

Fear Haunts Users of That Other OS

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Microsoft

mrpogson.com: It won’t go away. That other OS fools its users about the identification of files causing what looks like text or other innocent files to be executable… If ever there was a flaw in the design of an OS this is it.

What’s up with ARM

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Hardware

linuxfoundation.org: Over the course of the last month or so, numerous people have asked me for my opinion on what’s going on with the ARM architecture in Linux. It seems time to broadcast those thoughts more widely.

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