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Torvalds defends his right to shame kernel developers

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  • Tempest, meet teapot
  • Is It Time to Restore Civility to Linux Development?
  • Female dev asks Torvalds to curb list abuse
  • Torvalds defends his right to shame kernel developers

Distro Hopping Update

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asimplediscipleslife.blogspot: So, where does one turn in Linux to have things work out? What about the major distributions? I tried all of those. We need to go to distributions derived from those.

standing up against verbal abuse

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Linux Kernel hacker Sarah Sharp has stood up against the way of communication common on the Linux Kernel Mailing List. I’m standing up against verbal abuse on LKML. If people really think they can only be productive when using abusive language, they need a reality check and grow up.

Configuring the Kernel

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  • Configuring the Kernel (Part 1)
  • Intel Rapid Start in Linux
  • Improve Laptop Power Management in Ubuntu and derivatives
  • Installing Fedora 19
  • PCLOS Releases Trio of Maintenance Updates

20 years after Windows 3.11, Linus unveils “Linux for Workgroups”

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  • 20 years after Windows 3.11, Linus unveils “Linux for Workgroups”
  • "Linux for Workgroups": Linux 3.11's feature set now confirmed
  • Linux 3.11 to be known as 'Linux for Workgroups'

Ubuntu vs. Debian

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Ubuntu In this article, I'll examine how Debian compares to Ubuntu and whether or not it can make for a solid Ubuntu alternative.

SuperX 2.0 Darwin review - Enterprise not

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Ubuntu SuperX is a Linux-based distribution that does not like to advertise its Linux roots. Hence, the official website, which only speaks about the ultimate computer operating system and superior alternative solutions.

Linux Mint 15 Xfce Report

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Linux One of the most popular distributions is Linux Mint, which offers a 'standard' distribution with either the Cinnamon or MATE desktop. The latest release of this distribution was made about a month ago and now, after what seems like a somewhat longer than usual delay, the Xfce desktop distribution is available.

The future of Linux: Evolving everywhere

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Linux" Cemented as a cornerstone of IT, the open source OS presses on in the face of challenges to its ethos and technical prowess

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 516

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Welcome to this year's 28th issue of DistroWatch Weekly! For Red Hat, the recent release of Fedora 19 represented a very important milestone. So how did the new release fare in our test? Read Jesse Smith's review below to find out.

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