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Meet the new Windows 8

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letsfollowthewhiterabbit.blogspot: Is Kubuntu really an OS for developers and nerds? I'm going to present "common people" Kubuntu, saying it's the new version of Windows 8: let's see what they think.

What's the best Linux server for you?

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Linux I've learned over the years that just because something should fit doesn't mean that it will fit. It's the same with Linux servers. Sure, they're all built on the same code base and can run the same applications, but one may fit you perfectly while another may make you look like a clown.

Arch Turns Ten

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Linux It was a full decade ago that Arch Linux made its public debut. Over the weekend developers and users posted of their early experiences and brought the milestone to the forefront.

A Linux desktop and tablet user and Windows 8

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Microsoft I’m a Linux user, but I kind of like Windows XP, and I can get along fine with Windows 7, but Windows 8? Argh!

Vector Linux: Lightning fast throwback to old-school Linux

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Linux Jack Wallen recommends Vector Linux, a fast, flexible, and lightweight distribution that will fit the bill in any situation where system power is an issue.

The Linux Hardware Hurdle

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Linux Over the years I've run various Linux distributions on my desktop. Each new distribution or update has been a learning experience. During this time, I have also discovered that – unfortunately – many Linux users still choose to support those companies who don't support the Linux platform.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 447

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: A look at Sabayon Linux 8
  • News: Ten years of Arch Linux, KNOPPIX 7.0, Ubuntu marketing talk
  • Questions and answers: An update in the Secure Boot saga
  • Released last week: Linux Mint 12 "LXDE", CentOS 5.8
  • Upcoming releases: Mageia 2 Beta 2
  • New additions: Matriux

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

Updated Debian 5.0: 5.0.10 released

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Linux The Debian project is pleased to announce the tenth and final update of its oldstable distribution Debian 5.0 (codename lenny).

Screw this, I'm going back to Windows!

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Linux No, I'm not. Because I never left, hihihihi. The title is a clickbait, sure to grab the attention of fanboys. But I do have a serious would-be emotional dilemma slowly building up.

Sabayon Linux 8 review

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duskfire.wordpress: Sabayon is a distribution based on the Gentoo version of Linux. One of the aims of Sabayon is to make the initial installation of Gentoo painless, and they succeed in that.

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