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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 407

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Thoughts on inverted jellyfish, or my week with SimplyMEPIS 11.0
  • News: Best features in Fedora 15, prolonging agony of Linux Mint, Mageia 1 ready for launch, interview with Mark Shuttleworth, Gentoo weekly newsletter, Tiny Core Linux GUI installer
  • Questions and answers: LibreOffice versus OpenOffice.org
  • Released last week: Fedora 15, Linux Mint 11, Zenwalk Linux 7.0 "GNOME"
  • Upcoming releases: Mageia 1, Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 1
  • New additions: Suriyan
  • New distributions: AnikOS, Zenix OS
  • Reader comments

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

Tasting some Peppermint Ice

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scottnesbitt.net: Lately, I’ve been running into a bit of a problem. My main laptop is getting old. I’ve had it for over four years and while it’s definitely not ready for the scrapheap, I’ve really begun to outgrow it.

Fedora 15 Lovelock is not my love - Review

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dedoimedo.com: I took Fedora's fifteenth release for a spin this week to see what it can or can't do. Since it comes with Gnome 3, this ought to be a spicy challenge. My expectations were lukewarm.

A Fun Weekend with AntiX

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: After my antiX installation, I've been exploring my new system and I have to say that, as they call it, it is "lean and mean"!

My Green Fedora

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kmandla.wordpress.com: It’s a tiny bit ironic that a day after I harass high-end distros for possibly lowering the bar too much, I show a screenshot of Fedora 15.

Fedora 15 Xfce review

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linuxbsdos.com: Fedora 15 Xfce is a Fedora 15 Spin. In Fedoraland, a Spin is an alternate edition of Fedora, “tailored for various types of users via hand-picked application sets and other customizations.” This article presents a review of the Xfce spin.

Fedora Spotted Running Maya 3D on 'Doctor Who Confidential'

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ubuntuvibes.com: A System running Fedora with KDE SC 4 was spotted on 'Doctor Who Confidential' episode broadcast this saturday in UK.

Just what is Linux mascot Tux doing in a TV cereal commercial?

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Reader Dexter S. was watching TV when a commercial for ‘Fruit Loops’ cereal flashed up on his screen with a rather familiar face in tow…

Palestinian pressure causes Linux founder to cancel Israel visit

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globes.co.il: Richard Stallman bowed to pressure from his Palestinian hosts who threatened to withdraw funding for the trip.

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