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Another Major Linux Power Regression Spotted

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phoronix.com: Since Friday there's been a number of Phoronix articles about a very bad power regression in the mainline Linux kernel, which is widespread, Ubuntu 11.04 is one of the affected distributions, and has been deemed a bug of high importance. Nevertheless, this is not the only major outstanding power regression in the mainline tree.

Linux Minx XFCE Roller Coaster

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Software

linuxblog.darkduck: I have been trying to use Broadcom 4311 WiFi card on most Linux distro I have tried so far. This card is built into my Compaq C300 laptop. I think it became my idee fixe at some point. Especially when I was taking Debian-based systems for review.

Moving to Fedora

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lucasr.org: After many years using Ubuntu as my primary distro, I’m now moving to Fedora. I’ve installed F15 Beta on my personal laptop during this long weekend and spent a few hours getting my development environment back together. I have a few reasons for moving to Fedora.

Linux Kernel Power Bug Now High Importance In Ubuntu

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phoronix.com: The bug introduced during the development of the Linux 2.6.38 kernel causing excessive power consumption is very real, is occurring on many different hardware platforms, and has just been deemed a bug of high importance by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

From Ubuntu to Fedora (the good, the bad and the ugly)

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omgubuntu.co.uk: During the past weeks I noticed how difficult it was to hack on a desktop environment that I am not using myself. And since most of my work now is about GNOME (and KDE) I came to the conclusion I have to use bleeding edge GNOME 3. Sadly Ubuntu 11.04 with GNOME 3 is pretty shaky for my taste.

1+1 = Calculate Linux

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landorsplace.wordpress: Another Monday, another review. This week it’s Calculate Linux 11.3 Gnome Edition! Get ready for another wild and crazy ride into the ever changing landscape known as FLOSS!

Developer Interview: Ronald “wattOS” Ropp

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linuxjournal.com: Biff Baxter, real name Ronald Ropp, is a technology consultant based in Portland, Oregon. He's also the developer behind wattOS, an Ubuntu derived Linux distribution. We were quite impressed with wattOS, so we got in contact with him for some Q+A.

Fusion Linux 14 Thorium - Fedora Plus Plus

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dedoimedo.com: Fedora remixes are far and few in between. Therefore, it is quite refreshing to find one and test one. Well, I found two, but since reviews normally focus on a single product, we'll have Fusion Linux this week.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 402

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: An in-depth look at Pardus Linux 2011
  • News: Ubuntu release week, OpenBSD desktop deployment, Fedora and GNOME 3, openSUSE GNOME 3 install
  • Questions and answers: Working together
  • Released last week: Scientific Linux 4.9
  • Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 11.04, Chakra GNU/Linux 2011.04, OpenBSD 4.9
  • New distributions: DYNA LINUX, Polippix
  • Reader comments
  • Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Patent verdict no reason to worry about Linux

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itworld.com: I was on the road in Boston late last week, and thus was unable to easily write something up on the April 15 jury finding in the case of Bedrock Computer Technologies, LLC v. Softlayer Technologies, Inc. et al.

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