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Fedora Installation User Experience Improvements & Syslinux

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mairin.wordpress.com: Over the past couple of days I’ve been working with the Anaconda team trying to figure out how provide a better experience in syslinux. This is a work-in-progress, but here is some of the background, discussion that’s taken place so far, and where things are at currently.

I don't believe that 25% of Betanews readers are Linux PC users

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betanews.com: Twenty five percent. Well, 25.82 percent to be exact, so closer to 26. That's the number of respondents claiming to be Linux PC users in my poll: "How would you identify yourself as a computer user?" The number is seemingly credible:

SimplyMEPIS 8th Anniversary Release

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mepis.org: The 8th Anniversary of the MEPIS Linux project is coming up on Sunday. In time for that event, the second Alpha release of SimplyMEPIS 11.0 has been uploaded by Warren Woodford, the founder of MEPIS.

Also: Galbraith Latency Patch Now in MEPIS 11.0 Alpha

Fedora 14 Laughlin - Could be better

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dedoimedo.com: Fedora, the controversial distro. On one hand, it's alpha-beta-zeta-jones quality, with the latest technologies that make you bleed, hence the term, the bleeding edge of technology. On the other, it's a distro that revolves around the concept of free software.

How to choose a Linux laptop

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itworld.com: With the many choices and factors to consider, choosing a laptop of any kind can be a considerable challenge. Choosing one for use with Linux, however, brings its own special set of considerations, since it's not yet always a plug-and-play world for the open source operating system.

Just Another Ubuntu-based Distro or Something More

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ostatic.com: Jeff Hoogland, professed Linux Geek, has grown frustrated at the lack of inclusion of his favorite window environment in other distributions. So, instead of waiting for someone else to do it, he just developed one with E17 Beta himself. But is this just another "ho hum" moment or should you give this new effort a shot?

London Stock Exchange hires 81 C++ developers for delayed Linux system

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computerworlduk.com: The London Stock Exchange has hired 81 open source software staff for the development of the delayed Linux-based system being implemented on its cash markets.

Pardus

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asinen.org: I recently decided to try out a few other distros rather than just install Fedora that I’ve been using for a number of years. I’ll spare you the details of those that didn’t make the cut and move on to the distro from which I am currently typing this, Pardus 2009.

Announcing Bodhi Linux

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: You may have noticed the blog has been rather quiet the last couple of weeks, this is because I have been working on a project. Last month I posted details about an E17 LiveDVD I was working on that was modeled after PinguyOS.

Microsoft: "Linux at the End of its Life Cycle"

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opendotdotdot.blogspot: Regular readers of this blog will know that I've tracked the rather painful history of attempts to increase the deployment of free software in Russia, notably in its schools. Well, that saga continues, it seems, with doubts being expressed about the creation of a Russian national operating system based on GNU/Linux:

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