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The history of Linux: how time has shaped the penguin

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techradar.com: As we sit in front of the latest version of Ubuntu, Fedora or SUSE, revelling in the glorious animated desktops, taking pleasure in the ease-of-use the GUI grants and enjoying the fact that most of our hardware works out of the box, do we ever wonder how on Earth our favourite operating system got to this point?

Happy 10th Anniversary, MEPIS Linux!

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Manjaro 0.8.2 XFCE: Light, fast and works well, new Package manager aside

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mylinuxexplore.blogspot: The flagship distro from the Manjaro stable is perhaps the XFCE version. I was deeply impressed by the refinement and functionalities offered by KDE version. The XFCE version, too, lived up to the standards set in 0.8.1 release.

Linux Mint 14 MATE and Cinnamon preview

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linuxbsdos.com: Linux Mint 14, code-named Nadia, hit the download mirrors yesterday. That’s less than 10 days after the first Release Candidate was announced. What type of testing does this thing get?

Also: Linux Mint 14 released, leaves fresh taste in our mouths

Linux Mint 14 Unleashed

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ostatic.com: The Linux Mint team today announced the release of version 14, codenamed "Nadia." Today's release ships in MATE and Cinnamon desktop varieties for 32 and 64-bit architectures.

Linux Filesystems Benchmarked

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linux-magazine.com: Choosing the right filesystem for a particular job can be a difficult task. We tested seven candidates and found some interesting results to make an administrator’s choice easier.

6 Preloaded Linux PCs For Your 2012 Holiday Wishlist

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Hardware

linux.com: Think Linux is just a hobbyist's platform for manual installation by experts who already know it well? Think again. As the following examples show, vendors are increasingly selling it preloaded and ready to go as a compelling Windows 8 alternative.

Using Linux to keep an old work PC alive

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thelinuxexperiment.com: A couple of years ago I helped a small business convert their old virus infected Windows XP computer into a Linux Mint 11 (Katya) Xfce. This transition not only went smoothly but was actually extremely well received.

Linux users targeted by mystery drive-by rootkit

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Security

techworld.com: Security researchers have discovered what appears to be an experimental Linux rootkit designed to infect its highly select victims during a classic drive-by website attack.

Linux Foundation support for booting Linux on Windows 8 PCs delayed

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zdnet.com: Thanks to Microsoft's implementation of secure boot, installing Linux on Windows 8 PCs is tricky. Unfortunately, the Linux Foundation's plan to address this problem has been stalled.

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