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Is Debian Dying?

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linux-magazine.com: Steven J. Vaughan-Nicholls created a stir this week when he marked the release of Debian 6.0 by wondering if the distribution was still relevant. He was refuted by Joe Brockmeier, but the noticeable lack of hard facts disturbed me, so I decided to see if I could find any indicators of Debian's health on-line.

Hitchhiker's Guide to Linux Forum Galaxy!

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: As a relatively new migrant to Tuxland, I've come to learn that Linux forums are a rich source of advice, useful information and help. I decided to put up a small Linux forum guide for newbies in an attempt to explain some important cultural differences that may affect a new user's success rate when asking for help on a Linux Forum.

Meet Fedora Ambassador Larry Cafiero

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linux-magazine.com: This week we look at the Fedora Ambassador Program through the eyes and experience of Fedora Ambassador, Larry Cafiero.

Review: Debian 6 "Squeeze"

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: After a wait of 2 years, Debian 6 "Squeeze" has finally been released! Yay! It's now officially termed "stable".

Debian's Killer Feature: Flexibility

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anarchic-order.blogspot: Debian has a reputation in the world of Linux distributions as, well, "stodgy". Debian Stable is pointed to as being out of date, stale, boring. Nothing could be further from the truth.

HP Pretends Linux Voids Netbook Hardware Warranty

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consumerist.com: Installing a different operating system on a computer does not change its hardware. This is a simple enough concept...unless you work in technical support for HP.

Mixed signals on the future of MeeGo Linux for netbooks

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liliputing.com: Nokia announced a partnership with Microsoft this morning to bring Windows Phone 7 to Nokia smartphones. Symbian and MeeGo will continue to ship on devices until WP7 is ready to go, but Symbian isn’t long for this world. So what about MeeGo?

How not to piss off a kernel subsystem maintainer - part 5

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kroah.com: Heck, It's not like I haven't said all of this before, but it sure seems like no one learns from the past, or reads the documentation that we write for how to actually submit a patch for the kernel. It's not like it's a secret or something...

Linux Mint 10 KDE RC screenshots Tour

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unixmen.com: LinuMint10 KDE RC is released, this release comes with many new features and system improvements. LinuxMint 10 KDE RC features latest and recently released KDE 4.6, the menu was switched to Lancelot, the Software Manager got a better categorization of software and the use of application icons.

Understanding a Kernel OOPS

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linuxforu.com: Understanding a kernel panic and doing forensics to catch the bug is considered a hacker‘s job. This is one of those complex tasks that requires a sound knowledge of the architecture you are working on, and the internals of the Linux kernel. Once an oops has occurred, the system cannot be trusted any further. Let’s try to generate an oops message with sample code, and try to understand the dump.

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