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What is your best favourite KDE distro?

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linuxblog.darkduck: What is your best favorite KDE distro? Mageia, Pardus, Kubuntu, Mandriva, PC Linux OS, Mint KDE.... which?

The top five Linux desktop vendors

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zdnet.com: Sick of Windows, but don’t feel comfortable installing Linux yourself? No problem. There are many vendors who will sell a Linux laptop or desktop that’s ready to go.

Enterprise Linux by any other name

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lostinopensource.wordpress: I’ve been doing a fair bit or reading and writing and talking about different versions of “Enterprise Linux”, and the more I talk and think about it, the more I come to realize that I’m not as comfortable with the definition of that phrase as I would like.

Review: Chakra 2011.04-r2 "Aida"

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Regular readers of this blog don't need much of an introduction to Chakra. It's a formerly Arch-based rolling-release distribution (though it is drifting farther and farther away) that aims to provide a user-friendly distribution with a good, clean implementation of KDE.

What's missing in Debian, or why my parents use Kubuntu

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skolelinux.org/pere: While at Debconf11, I have several times during discussions mentioned the issues I believe should be improved in Debian for its desktop to be useful for more people. The use case for this is my parents, which are currently running Kubuntu which solve the issues.

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
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