linuxinsider.com: If the end of the year is a good time to take stock of all that's passed in the preceding 12 months, then why not the end of the summer? That, indeed, is just what Linux bloggers have been doing over the past week or so, thanks to a recent Open Ballot on TuxRadar.
linuxnov.com: I have been using Linux Mint since Linux Mint 5 Elyssa always was interesting in Linux Mint Fluxbox editions because it does not require high hardware specifications using a really lightweight window manager Fluxbox based on Blacbox.
kmandla.wordpress: A couple of years ago, one of my first distro-hopping experiences was to tinker with DreamLinux. At the time it was quite impressive. From another side of the camp, here’s Absolute Linux.
debian.org: Welcome to this year's eleventh issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:
linuxfoundation.org: World’s most advanced Linux users from British Telecom, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, NASDAQ, and more meet with kernel community to collaborate on requirements and opportunities
penguinpetes.com: Every now and then, it's good to take a step back - all the way back, away from the glowing screens, away from the terminal emulators, all the way to the forest.
phoronix.com: Recently when benchmarking the Btrfs and EXT4 file-systems we were left surprised that the performance of the next-generation Btrfs file-system had regressed against EXT4 to the point where the evolutionary file-system is measurably faster in a greater number of disk benchmarks.
Also: Videos from LinuxCon and end to maintenance of 2.4 and 2.6.27
lateral.netmanagers.com.ar: Yesterday the government of Argentina announced that they are giving way 3 million netbooks to students with the option of Windows 7 or Ubuntu. There was, of course, the typical reaction from the FLOSS side:
linuxjournal.com: Zenwalk Linux is a Slackware based distribution introduced in early 2004 that aims to be fast, easy, modern. Zenwalk tends to have a very loyal user-base in addition to leaving most distro hoppers and reviewers impressed. Most agree with Zenwalk's latest tagline: It just works.
fewt.com: I remember a time when Linux was rock solid, and Windows computers couldn't stay running no matter what you did to try and make them stable. Boy things sure have come full circle.