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Bodhi Linux: Enlightened Ubuntu

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ghacks.net: If you’ve followed me long enough, you know I have a soft spot for the Enlightenment desktop. You will find many distributions dedicated to Enlightenment. One of those is the new Bodhi Linux.

Beyond FUDCon: Faces, Features and Future of Fedora

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linux-magazine.com: The North American Fedora User and Developer Conference (FUDCon) was held on Arizona State University campus in Tempe Arizona from January 29 -31, 2011 and proved to be the largest FUDCon to date with over 200 people pre-registered to attend and final attendance numbers estimated around 175 people.

Linux 2.6.37: Scalability Improvements Abound

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linux-mag.com: While 2.6.37 might be considered a quiet release, there are some very nice scalability improvements for file systems and one cool new feature that warrant a review.

Finding the Fastest Filesystem, 2011 Edition

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mindplusplus.wordpress: In my previous report about journaling filesystem benchmarking using dbench, I observed that a properly-tuned system using XFS, with the deadline I/O scheduler, beat both Linux’s ext3 and IBM’s JFS. A lot has changed in the three years since I posted that report.

Where's My Mageia ISO?

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ostatic.com: Last we heard from the Mageia project we were told to expect a test release by the end of January. Well, here it is February, where's our test release? What's going on?

People behind Debian: Mike Hommey, Firefox/Iceweasel maintainer

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raphaelhertzog.com: For as long as I have known Mike, he’s been maintaining one of the largest (and most widely used) package: Iceweasel, Debian’s default web browser. It’s effectively Mozilla’s Firefox although it has been renamed to avoid some rules enforced by Mozilla’s trademark policy. But we might see Firefox back in Debian… read on to know Mike’s plans.

Crunchbang Statler Review

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raiden.net: A few Years ago, I was given an old amd 800mghz machine which was deemed to “slow” to run xp with service pack 3. I tried a few distro’s on it and had settled with Wolvix. But shortly after that, a new distro with a weird name,”#! crunchbang”, was introduced on distrowatch.

A Week with Pinguy – The Slick Ubuntu Remix

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maketecheasier.com: These days, Linux distros are a dime a dozen, especially in the field of the Ubuntu remix. Just about anyone thinks they can create a usable spinoff (they’re probably right) and that it’ll be wildly successful (they’re probably wrong). For this reason, we don’t often give a full writeup to an Ubuntu remix on MTE unless it offers something really unique or interesting.

Open Letter to the LKML

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keithcu.com: If we were already talking to our computers, etc. as we should be, I wouldn’t feel a need to write this to you. Given current rates of progress, Linux still seems a generation away from being the priceless piece of software useful to every child and PhD.

Pardus 2011 Review

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cristalinux.blogspot: Just a few weeks back the fabulous Turkish distro Pardus released its latest creation, Pardus 2011. It's been quite a while since the last release went live, so I was eager to give Pardus 2011 a spin.

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