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Cool Linux command tricks

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ghacks.net: The Linux command line is one of the most versatile tools you will ever use. It can do just about anything you can image for a machine. With such a large scope of tasks you can imagine just how much there is to learn.

Toshiba NB250 review

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Hardware
  • Acer Aspire One D260 review
  • Toshiba NB250 review

A Tale Of Two Computers

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Microsoft

linuxcanuck.wordpress: My wife and I bought two computers at the same time. Hers was a laptop and mine was a desktop computer. Both came with Windows XP pre-installed.

Fedora 14 Officially Released

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redhat.com: The Fedora Project, a Red Hat, Inc. sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration, today announced the availability of Fedora 14, the latest version of its free open source operating system distribution.

Fedora 14 vs. Ubuntu Maverick: Distinct Differences

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Ubuntu

earthweb.com: For several years, users' experience in Linux has depended more on the desktop than the distribution. Fedora 14 and Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick), conveniently released within a few weeks of each other, do little to challenge that assertion.

ZEN-Mini Gnome 2010.10 Reviewed

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linuxcritic.com: The slick metallic-themed Desktop seems simple enough and Gnome loads faster than Ubuntu’s by far. The ZEN-mini is actually a spin-off of PCLinuxOS that has a separate website, “ZEN-mini (often shortened to ZEN) is a minimal livecd that is bootable and can be installed.

Ted Ts'o: EXT4 Within Striking Distance Of XFS

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phoronix.com: There's just two months to go until the annual Linux.Conf.Au conference, which in 2011 is taking place in Brisbane, Australia. Ted Ts'o, the maintainer of the EXT4, will be speaking at the 2011 Linux.Conf.Au and he's just shared his "money shot" from his presentation about this evolutionary file-system building atop EXT2/EXT3.

The Corporate Hoax on Linux Revisited

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linuxinsider.com: The very same corporations that are making small fortunes with Linux servers give short shrift to Linux Desktop, I argued in a recent article, setting off a spirited discussion.

Linux Gazette November 2010 Issue

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November 2010 (#180):

  • News Bytes
  • Away Mission - ApacheCon, QCon, ZendCon and LISA
  • Enemy Action (PDF splitting)
  • House, Lies and Sysadmin
  • Installing/Configuring/Caching Django on your Linux server
  • Ten Tips to Harden Your Website
  • and more

The Filesystem Hierarchal Standard

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HowTos

ostatic.com: If you open nautilus and browse to the root filesystem, you’ll see something that looks like the image to the left. This is the default layout of the filesystem in Ubuntu 10.10, and is a peek into the ancient history and genealogy of Linux.

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Korora 21

My install went quite well, I had no problems and the install itself was relatively speedy. Bear in mind, however, that I have used the Anaconda installer often in the past. So I’m quite familiar with how it is laid out and what it has to offer. Use the Fedora install guide for Anaconda I linked to above if you’re new to it as it might save you some time when installing Korora 21. Read more

How to run Linux and Chrome OS on your Chromebook

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Developing Linux Is Essential To Intel's Success

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