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Parallellized boot is now the default in Debian/unstable

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people.skolelinux.org: Since this evening, parallel booting is the default in Debian/unstable for machines using dependency based boot sequencing.

Linux Netbook Operating systems – A list

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gadgetmix.com: It is a proven fact that most Linux operating systems, if not all run like a duck soup on the netbooks now. We have compiled a list of compatible distros for the netbooks which support the hardware of the netbooks; are easy to install and run at acceptable speed.

Frustrations of supporting Windows

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zdnet.co.uk/blogs: Being in the IT world, I'm frequently contacted by family members for help with their computers. And unfortunately, their computers are running Windows 2000/XP/Vista. Why is it unfortunate?

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.34 (Part 5) - Drivers

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h-online.com: Hundreds of new and improved drivers significantly improve hardware support in the 2.6.34 kernel.

Five Best Linux Netbook OSes - for Now

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linux.com: Tired of Windows 7 Starter Edition? Ready to boot XP off the netbook? Linux runs particularly well on Netbooks, but it might be hard to choose which flavor is best for you right now.

Tips: Red Hat RPM and Yellowdog YUM package management

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Learn how to install, upgrade and manage packages on your Linux system. This article focuses on the Red Hat Package Manager (RPM) developed by Red Hat, as well as the Yellowdog Updater Modified (YUM). Explore the best ways to add new software and keep your system current.

How to Become Linus Torvalds

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h-online.com: Most people in the free software world know about the famous “LINUX is obsolete” thread that began on the comp.os.minix newsgroups in January 1992, where Andrew Tanenbaum, creator of the MINIX system that Linus used to learn about operating system design, posted the following rather incendiary comment:

Gnome Shell Might Add Real Multiple Desktops

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Right now you have multiple desktops but only from the applications point of view: you can move applications from one desktop to another and that's it. There is currently a mockup posted @ Gnome Shell Design Playground website (and a lot of discussion about it on the Gnome Shell mailing list) which seems very interesting:

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Peppermint OS One

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: Peppermint OS One is a web-centric Ubuntu remaster that passes up common desktop applications like OpenOffice.org in favor of web-based alternatives such as Google Docs. And it doesn’t stop with office applications either;

Best Newbie Linux Distro

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dontsurfinthenude.blogspot: I'm been taking a look at some of the alternatives to Ubuntu, the Linux distribution I've been using for two and a half years now. Ubuntu tends to grab all of the attention, but how do some of the alternatives compare?

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