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Linux Mint 9 Fluxbox released

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linuxmint.com/blog: The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 9 Fluxbox.

Experiment: I've Got My Editor Using Linux

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digitalversus.com: What is using Linux like in 2010? Can anybody pick it it? What about giving it a trial run first? Well, we're going to find out.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 370

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

* Reviews: Peering timidly at AUSTRUMI
* News: openSUSE launches 11.4 development cycle, Debian publishes 6.0 release update, Fedora announces systemd test day, Ubuntu improves netbook interface
* Interviews: Dru Lavigne, director of community development for PC-BSD

Samsung N150 Plus Netbook - Fedora, Mandriva, Ubuntu Maverick and Jolicloud

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zdnet.co.uk/blogs: Rather than continue this sequence of posts with one per Linux distribution, which would end up being a lot of repetition, I've decided to wrap them all up in one bundle. There's good news and not so good news.

How Linux Got To China And The Nordic Open Source Miracle

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arcticstartup.com: Let’s do a small intellectual play: Web 2.0 services, or the current generation’s internet companies globally, are built for the most part on top of the so-called LAMP-stack. In other words their infrastructure is based on Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP – a selection of open source software programs.

Myth: Linux only has 1% market share

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linusearch.com: Opponent’s of the Open Source and or Linux community are quick to point to reports that claim that Linux only has a 1 percent market share or a little over. What is the truth about the adoption of Linux?

A prickly questionnaire

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: When people see my OS, they always ask the question "What version of Windows is that?" I answer that I use Linux and most of them look at me as if I had spoken a word in some sort of an alien language.

Lightweight Distro Roundup

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  • Lightweight Distro Roundup: Day 11 – PCLinuxOS LXDE
  • Lightweight Distro Roundup – The verdict

The Many Faces of Linux

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ostatic.com/blog: Linux may have started out small, but it’s grown by leaps and bounds. Today, Linux can be found on everything from a home wireless router to the gigantic mainframe in the data center.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

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debian.org: The Debian project is pleased to announce the sixth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename "lenny"). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.

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