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How to find Linux versions needed for older hardware

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techrepublic.com: I have yet to come across a site that lists the minimum hardware requirements for all Linux distributions. Each distro will list out the minimum requirements to meet the needs of their releases.

antiX provides three great ways to build a Linux system

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usalug-org.blogspot: I have been an enthusiastic user and supporter of the antiX distribution since it became available in 2006. The antiX distribution is a lightweight, flexible alternative to its parent distribution, SimplyMEPIS, which is based on the rock solid Debian Stable technology.

Kongoni: You have the right to remain silent

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linuxblog.darkduck: Kongoni is Linux distribution developed in South Africa. It has name with roots in Shona language. Kongoni is based on Slackware. There are not many Slackware-based Live distros (SLAX, Porteus and Nimblex - those I know). That makes each new review in this area very interesting for me.

Linux Mint Debian: A rough diamond

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rollingprogrammer.com: I’m trying to find the perfect distro for my level of knowledge. Ubuntu is too easy, Linux Mint Ubuntu waaay to easy, Arch is just a bit over my head, Gentoo is waaaay over my head. I’ve tried quite a few others as well: Slackware, CurnchBang, ArchBang, SliTaz, Bodhi but so far nothing has actually caught my interest enough.

Red Hat's 10 years of Linux leadership

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  • Red Hat's 10 years of Linux leadership
  • Bob Young, founder of Red Hat and Lulu
  • Microsoft supports Red Hat Linux in Hyper-V

AscendOS – new kid on the Enterprise block? But can he dance?

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lostinopensource.wordpres: CentOS and Scientific Linux and Princeton’s Pisa, among others. What was once a simple (boring?) decision for Linux admins who wanted RHEL compatibility without RHEL’s various overheads, the neighborhood is becoming more and more crowded. And now, a completely new project is working its way out of the tall grass.

Lessons Learned: Linux + Sony Vaio F Series

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: My old sager laptop is still great for gaming with it's nVidia 265m GTX, but in terms of processing power it is no longer up to snuff in 2011. Earlier this week I finally made the move and picked up something that had an Intel i7 processor in it. I favor laptops for the mobility they offer and I was lucky enough to get a good price on a Sony Vaio VPCF115FM

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 to 5.7 risk report

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awe.com: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 was released last week (July 2011), six months since the release of 5.6 in January 2011. So let's use this opportunity to take a quick look back over the vulnerabilities and security updates made in that time, specifically for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server.

5 Tiniest Linux Distributions For Your Ancient Computers

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junauza.com: When it comes to normal desktop computers, every user is not privileged enough to use a Quad core beast for their daily computing needs. So here's a list of tiniest Linux distributions that will help you resuscitate your aging PC:

Review: Kongoni 2011 "Firefly"

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: What is Kongoni? It's a Slackware-based Linux distribution that uses KDE. Though it claims to also be relatively easy-to-use, its priority number one is to be a fully free software distribution, akin to Ubuntu-based Trisquel.

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