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GNU/Linux is out Java/Linux is in.

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toolbox.com: With most of my articles (well pretty much all of them Smile I use the word Linux to refer to the GNU/Linux distributions. That is because until now that was pretty much all there was. What exactly is GNU/Linux?

Lunduke vs Linux Outlaws

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  • Linux Outlaw’s Fab: “I will snap Lunduke’s puny arms in half”
  • Linux Outlaw’s Fab: “the thing the Nazis did at Auschwitz was mostly aimed at nose shapes”

Centos 6.0 will be released in the next few hours

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techonia.com: Yes Centos 6.0 is coming soon and I think it will be released in the next few hours.

Get to Know Debian Goodies

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serverwatch.com: Debian-based systems, you probably know the basics of working with dpkg and APT's tools. But there's much more available.

There Should Be Only One Distribution!

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landorsplace.wordpress: I often read about there being yet another distribution, how they’re not needed, and of course, based on Ubuntu. At DistroWatch.com people have even told Ladislav Bodnar the site’s creator/owner that he shouldn’t allow all of these derivatives.

Introducing Update Packs in Linux Mint Debian

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blog.linuxmint: One of the strong points of Linux Mint Debian is the fact that it’s a rolling distribution. Users enjoy a continuous flow of updates coming from the repositories, which keeps their system up to date without the need to upgrade to newer releases or to go through the hassle of reinstalling the operating system.

The Open-Source Car

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  • The Open-Source Car
  • Toyota Joins Linux Foundation

The ordeal

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ivan.fomentgroup.org: Insanely enough, I decided to completely wipe out my current system and after quite some time reinstall Debian. I completely forgot how tiresome is reinstalling everything from scratch –

Are Android and Linux the same thing?

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itworld.com: I've knocked the sand out of my keyboard, applied aloe to my sunburned skin, and am trying to apply my refreshed and relaxed brain to the following conundrum: Is Android Linux?

20 years of Linux

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manilastandardtoday.com: TWENTY years ago in August, a 20-year-old computer science student named Linus Torvalds sat down at his computer at the University of Helsinki to post what is now one of the most famous entries in computing history.

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