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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 365

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Feature: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due (Linux Fund)
  • News: Improvements to DTrace in FreeBSD, guides to networking and changes in the openSUSE project
  • Questions and answers: A comparison of BSD and Linux
  • Released last week: Clonezilla, Linux Mint, GhostBSD
  • Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 3
  • Reader comments

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

What's new in Linux 2.6.35

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h-online.com: Measures to support the power saving mechanisms of AMD graphics chips, network code optimisations for multi-core processors, features for de-fragmenting the working memory and an improved support of the power management and turbo features offered by modern processors are KL 2635 Logo among the highlights of the new kernel version.

Benchmarks Of The Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux Desktop

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phoronix.com: For those not familiar with Calculate Linux Desktop (Calculate is ranked as the 81st most popular Linux distribution according to DistroWatch), it along with Calculate Directory Server and Calculate Linux Scratch make up the Calculate Linux family. Calculate Linux is described by its developers as "an optimized distribution designed for rapid deployment in a corporate environment.

Why I prefer the Linux desktop for software development

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vbsteven.be: I’ve been a full time Linux user for the past 6 years. In this post I’ll try to explain why I prefer the Linux desktop for doing all my software development work.

My life with Debian

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alkandratsenka.blogspot: I'm a long time Debian user. And I'm a happy Debian user. My current Debian installation is very (and I mean very, very) old. I don't remember exactly how old it is, but it's more than 6 years old. And it's probably as much as 9 years old.

A Linux for everyone (and everything)!

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techrepublic.com: What if a distribution of Linux was developed that included everything people needed to run standard Linux applications as well as everything they would need to run Windows applications…even games!

Let's Talk about Piracy III - Open Source Software

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techtree.com: Continuing with our series on anti-piracy and how to overcome it, we'll today look at the core of piracy in PCs -- the Operating System.

Distribution - A Brief History

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linuxjournal.com: Add one part GNU, one part Linux kernel, stir lightly, bake for 19 years, and you get 452 different meals.

My life in Linux

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  • Man Driver - Mandriva Linux
  • Mepis Mepis Mepis
  • Sabayon - no, I dont know what it means!

Three Months Until Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 End of Life

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softpedia.com: Red Hat has issued another notification signaling the approaching end-of-life (EOL) for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. The aging Linux distribution is approaching the end of its support cycle, patches and security updates will only be issued for another three months.

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