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I miss the old Debian

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steve.org.uk: I miss the days when Debian was about making software work well together.

Linux Mint server downtime, switch your repositories

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blog.linuxmint.com: The German datacenter we’re using is moving to France and this impacts two of our dedicated servers:

Pinguy E-17 remix

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raiden.net: This build is a livedvd showcasing the newly beta EFL libraries for the E-17 window manager. It was built on the 10.04 Ubuntu core and follows PinguyOS, in being a working out of the box operating system.

RHEL 6 has Nothing Noteworthy for Home Desktops

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Final shows up on 10th November 2010, almost 44 months after its previous major release (RHEL 5 was released on 14th March 2007). But at the time it came, it's already obsolete.

SimplyMEPIS Version 11 Alpha 1 and antiX core

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usalug-org.blogspot: Last night I downloaded the first Alpha Build, Version 10.9.70 for the upcoming SimplyMEPIS Version 11.0 release. I did encounter one issue: the GRUB Legacy Boot Manager was set up incorrectly, so the device number in the root line, for example:

Linux Mint 10: A beautiful rescue distro

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: In my perennial quest to find the perfect Rescue distro, I downloaded and tested Linux Mint 10 (Julia) and I must say that I was very pleased by the way it performs.

Linux Mint 10 Reviewed

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  • How to install Linux Mint 10 on a btrfs file system
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RHEL 6: serious Linux built for growth

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theregister.co.uk: Red Hat has released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, the first major update for RHEL in over three years.

Raaaaaaawwwhide! (rolling rolling rolling)

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happyassassin.net: A couple of days back I decided a week was plenty long enough to be running a boring, stable OS like Fedora 14 on my desktop and decided to upgrade it to Rawhide instead.

Debian 5

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: I’ve written a lot of reviews of distros based on Debian, but never a review of Debian itself. So this time around I decided to look at Debian 5 (Lenny).

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Linux in hi-rel is growing, says McPherson

Xilinx has joined the Linux Foundation, the industry organisation supporting growth of Linux and collaborative development. The FPGA firm’s interest indicates how Linux is expanding its footprint beyond consumer and computing markets and in high reliability industrial, automotive and aerospace systems. The theme of this year’s Embedded Linux Conference, which is sponsored by The Linux Foundation, was ‘Drones, Things and Automotive.’ Read more

BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition First-Time Boot - Video

Today we take a quick look at the first time boot and configuration of the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone. Those of you who watched our unboxing video of the first ever Ubuntu Phone device, would know that it takes some time for the operating system to start when used for first time. Read more