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Why CrunchBang is good for beginners

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larrythecrunchbangguy.wordpress: Some say people need familiarity, so you want to give them the most “Windows-like” experience you can. Others will say, “Just throw ‘em in the deep end of the pool to see if they’ll swim.” I fall somewhere in between.

Debian Project News - July 8th

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debian.org: Welcome to this year's fourteenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: All Debian source are belong to us, updating delegations, Debian Trademark Team, and more.

Linux Desktops: Ubuntu vs. Linux Mint

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datamation.com: Ubuntu targets new and casual Linux enthusiasts with its Unity desktop environment, and Linux Mint says the same about its Cinnamon desktop. Which one will come out on top in the end?

New Debian leader seeks more innovation within project

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itwire.com: The new leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project, Lucas Nussbaum, plans to boost the amount of innovation that happens in the project itself, rather than just in its derivatives.

TuxRadar Open Ballot: Distro Hopping

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tuxradar.com: Distros are funny things. We love some, we love to hate others and we're pretty ambivalent about a few. However, underneath they're based on basically the same code base. What we want to know this fortnight is: what causes you to leave a distro and install a new flavour of Linux?

Fedora 19 Review

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  • Fedora 19 Review - The cat that survived the poison
  • Fedora 19 Installation Guide w Screenshots
  • 5 things to do after installing Fedora 19 GNOME
  • 4 third-party repositories to enable on Fedora 19

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 515

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Welcome to this year's 27th issue of DistroWatch Weekly! The challenges of maintaining on-line privacy have been in the news a lot this past month. This week Jesse Smith reviews a Whonix, a project that strives to make it easy to maintain privacy while navigating the digital world. Also in this issue we will get a first look at Linux Deepin.

The Linux Desktop Beauty Pageant, Round Eleventy

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linuxinsider.com: Well the Fourth of July may have come and gone for another year here in the Land of Stars and Stripes, but for Linux fans, every day is Independence Day.

Novena open source laptop trades Raspberry Pi headers for power

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h-online.com: Former Chumby developer Andrew "bunnie" Huang has shared more details about his Novena open source development laptop on his blog.

The ease of choosing a distro

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larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: I’ve said ad nauseum that choice is good, and the fact that there are more than 300 Linux/BSD-based distros is a good thing. TuxRadar’s Linux Distro Picker can help you if you just can’t decide which distro you want to run.

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