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These five people are the future of Linux

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Linux The Linux Foundation has just named its five scholarship winners for 2013, and they’re all over the board, diverse in gender, race, and geography.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 525

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Welcome to this year's 37th issue of DistroWatch Weekly! Ubuntu has always presented itself as an operating system for end users, notably desktop and laptop computers, so it might have escaped the attention of many that the project also provides an excellent server variant. But what do you do if you are just starting up with Linux and would like to build a website running Ubuntu?

Linux conference opens with vow of end of era for Windows

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Microsoft Linux has made the operating system fight into a “two-horse race”, the head of the Linux Foundation told the opening of the annual LinuxCon conference.

Building Linux: History in the Making

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Linux One of the things we do each year is partner with Linux kernel developers Jon Corbet and Greg Kroah-Hartman to understand the rate at which Linux is being developed, who is writing the code and what companies are sponsoring that work. The result is our annual “Who Writes Linux” report.

Also: Who Writes Linux in 2013?
And: Google and Samsung soar into list of top 10 Linux contributors

The Elementary Linux Desktop

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  • The Elementary Linux Desktop
  • Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour
  • The MintBox 2 is available!
  • Btrfs Gets Performance Improvements In Linux 3.12
  • F20 will become beautiful…

Fedora 20 Alpha Has Been Delayed By One Week

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Linux While Fedora 20 Alpha RC1 was made available yesterday, the final Fedora 20 Alpha release has been postponed by one week.

New Bodhi Linux Arrives after Six Months with New Schedule

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Linux Just when things were looking pretty dull today, I spotted an exciting tidbit of news. Jeff Hoogland announced a new release of Bodhi Linux today, September 12, 2013. It's been six months since 2.3.0 was released and today's announcement addresses that and future plans as well.

Will Intel's Quark Run Linux?

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  • Will Intel's Quark Run Linux?
  • five new wallpapers for Lubuntu 13.10
  • Quick Guide to Get Ready for LTSI 3.10
  • Linux Format 176 On Sale Today - Build your own distro
  • Sneak Peek: Mandriva Pulse2 1.6
  • Canonical Has A Backup Plan For Intel’s Refusal To Support Mir
  • Fedora vote history
  • MintBox 2 ships with Core i5 and Linux Mint 15
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 5 Episode 16

some leftovers:

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  • openSUSE: zypper - the basics and beyond
  • Freeware: Looking a Gift Horse in the Mouth
  • EditShare Serves Up Lightworks on Windows, Mac and Linux at IBC2013
  • ScreenFetch: The BASH Screenshot Information Tool
  • Introducing run-one-constantly, run-one-until-failure and run-one-until-success
  • Intel MinnowBoard Review – No Competition
  • My Developer Wants to Use Open Source Software: Now What?
  • FreeBSD Is No Longer Building GCC By Default
  • Binary diff between libc from ScientificLinux and CentOS
  • KarBOOM A Car-Crashing Game With A Multiplayer Focus
  • Linux Pmap Command – Find How Much Memory Process Use
  • Install Linux from USB Device using Unetbootin & dd
  • Highly Recommended LaTeX Editors for Linux
  • TLLTS Episode 522
  • FLOSS Weekly 264

SSD Failure Temporarily Halts Linux 3.12 Kernel Work

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  • SSD Failure Temporarily Halts Linux 3.12 Kernel Work
  • EXT4, F2FS File-System Performance On Linux 3.12
  • Binary Blobs to C Structures
  • RHEL Fuels Top Benchmarks on Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2
  • Linux 3.12 Codenamed "Suicidal Squirrel"
  • Coming Soon: Pisi 1.0 RC!
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