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Where is the Linux Desktop's Aim?

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anditosan.blogspot: By a very definition, it seems that working for the Linux desktop is like shooting darts in the dark. Obviously, one would not be able to see where the dart goes, neither if you are hitting the target. However you are definitively hitting something, but you do not seem to know what.

Kernel Log: Consistent names for network interfaces

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h-online.com: Future distributions will use a consistent, predictable scheme to name network interfaces, using names such as "em1" and "pci2#1" instead of "eth0" and "eth1" to provide more transparency for server administrators.

Tech Toys and GNU/Linux Compatibility

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freesoftwaremagazine.com: Well, Christmas 2010 is over, and all the little tech toy devices have been connected, installed, and played with (or returned to the store from whence they came if they didn’t clear those hurdles). This year was an amazing success. Three major computer-linked devices worked on the first try without a hiccup. And I have to at least say a word or two about Mattel’s new Computer Engineer Barbie —

Red Hat Brings New Executives On Board

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crn.in: Red Hat has strengthened its India operations with the appointment of Anuj Kumar as the new Country General Manager and Jagjit Singh Arora as Director, Enterprise Sales.

ArchBang Linux 2011.01 brings new look

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h-online.com: The ArchBang project has released the 2011.01 edition of its ArchBang Linux distribution, code named "Symbiosis". Like Arch Linux, upon which it is based, ArchBang is a simple and lightweight Linux distribution for i686 and x86-64 platforms aimed at Linux users who want to create "their own ideal environment" and install only what they need.

Linux and the Great App Store Agenda

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linuxinsider.com: Are Linux's current package managers really just overly complex clunkers, especially in a the age of App Stores and quick, no-brainer software installations? OpenDesktop.org's Frank Karlitschek has called for a nice, cross-distro application installer system for Linux, and his supporters say it's about time.

Three Excellent Linux Router Distros + 1 BSD

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linuxplanet.com: Special purpose appliance distributions are one of the things that Linux does extremely well. You can find any number of task-specific appliances from either Turnkey Linux or on the VMware Virtual Appliance marketplace. In this article we'll take a look at four different specialized distributions targeted at the job of an Internet firewall or traffic router.

Debian Project News - January 31st

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debian.org: Welcome to this year's second issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:

An anthropologist's view of an open source community

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  • An anthropologist's view of an open source community
  • FUDcon Tempe Day 2
  • FUDcon Tempe Day 1
  • Fudcon 2011: Day 2

Why We Insist on Linux on the Desktop

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linuxlock.blogspot: We insist on installing Linux with every computer we give away. Sure, there are the philosophical reasons. As well, there are financial incentives to do so, but in my world...in the world of 1-3 computer installs every day of the week...

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