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Live video stream for 20th Anniversary of Linux

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Linux This week sees the start of the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit, which also includes the Android Builders Summit. Held from April 6 - 8 in San Francisco, this invitation-only summit is a gathering of core kernel developers and end users.

Linux Mint 8 Helena reaches end of life

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Linux Linux Mint 8 Helena will reach end of life on April 29th, 2011. This release was based on Ubuntu 9.10 which is planned to reach end-of-life at the same date.

There's More to Love in Puppy Linux 5.2.5

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Linux Launched on Saturday, version 5.2.5 of the flagship Lucid Puppy Linux distribution--also known as "Lupu"--improves upon the release from early this year with a raft of updates and new features, making it "the most leading-edge Lucid ever," in the project's own words.

Linux OS Hercules eCafe Netbook Does 13 Hours Per Charge

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Hardware The Hercules brand isn’t exactly a household name, but it is better known for the line of speakers than “real” computer equipment. Even so, they’re already onto the next generation of computing with two new eCAFE netbooks.

Quick look at Fedora-inspired Fusion Linux 14

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all-things-linux.blogspot: It seems like the same few blogs review the same distributions, but I've got a good excuse. Fedora 14 KDE finally got the better of me, it felt slow and everything generally took ages to open up, the menu was worse than the old days of Windows fade in menus (remember those?) and I removed it from my drive.

Linux Gazette April 2011 #185

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April 2011 (#185):

  • Linux based SMB NAS System Performance Optimization
  • Activae: towards a free and community-based platform for digital asset management
  • HAL: Part 3 Functions
  • synCRONicity: A riff on perceived limitations of cron
  • Applying Yum Package Updates to Multiple Servers Using Fabric
  • Ubuntu, the cloud OS
  • Back in the Day: Red Hat Linux 3.0.3 - 4.2, 1996-1997

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 399

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: From Russia with source (Calculate Linux 11.3)
  • News: Slackware edges closer to 13.37, Fedora ambassador checks out GNOME 3, Debian ponders goals for 'Wheezy', openSUSE and Pardus offer Xfce 4.8 option, Bodhi interview
  • Tips and tricks: Creating bootable USB drives with UNetbootin
  • Released last week: openSUSE 11.4 "Edu Li-f-e", Puppy Linux 5.2.5
  • Upcoming releases: Mageia 1 beta 1
  • New additions: Elementary OS
  • New distributions: Tucunaré

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Problems Linux Enthusiasts Refuse to Address

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Linux Like most of you, I can certainly make the adjustment for a day, but I always come away feeling a little stranger from the experience. Guess this happens when you’re bound to a single way of doing things for an extended period of time.

Poking at Pinguy 10.10.1

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Linux there I was, with a newly borked disk and some unrequited geekery to requite. I happened to also have on hand an installation disc for Pinguy 10.10.1, so I popped it in and installed that instead.

5 Reasons Why Linux Is The Future Of Technology

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Linux From embeded spaces to mobile phones to desktops and servers, there's not a single one of those except it's being overtaken by the gradual but consistent revolution called Linux. Here's why:

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Media player mini-PC runs Android on 64-bit octa-core SoC

We no longer cover every Android media player or HDMI stick that comes around, but the new Tronsmart “Orion R68″ certainly caught our attention. (So did its similar predecessor, the quad-core Rockchip RK3288 based Orion R28). First, it runs Android 5.1, a bug-fixed and more secure version of Android 5.0 Lollipop, on a new Rockchip RK3368 system-on-chip, which combines eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up to 1.5GHz. Read more

Red Hat and Fedora

  • Red Hat Gluster, Ceph storage roadmaps laid out at Red Hat Summit
    During the Red Hat Summit last week, the vendor provided roadmaps for its Ceph and Gluster storage software products including unified management technology and expanded protocol support for Ceph. Red Hat demonstrated the new unified capabilities that will allow users to install, manage and monitor Red Hat's Gluster and Ceph storage. Additional capabilities targeted next year for Red Hat Ceph Storage include support for iSCSI and NFS and improved multi-site capabilities, according to Neil Levine, a Red Hat director of product management.
  • Red Hat – Software Partnership Shakes Up Mobile Software Market
  • The open organization on main street
  • Analysts Evaluation on Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)
  • Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) a Buy: Oppenheimer
    According to Wall Street, Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is expected to report earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter of $0.29. This is the consensus mean estimate based on the individual covering sell-side analysts’ reported numbers. The company last reported earnings for the period ending on 2015-05-31 of $0.31.
  • Call for applications for Fedora Diversity Advisor (A Volunteer Position)
    Fedora is a big community that includes contributors and users from many different countries, each with their own experiences and historical backgrounds that contribute to a diverse mix of cultural, educational, and behavioral norms. To continuously create and foster an inclusive environment in the Fedora community, it’s important to respond to the needs of existing contributors and users, and welcome new contributors and users from diverse backgrounds.
  • Post Filtering
    In order to prevent users from being overwhelmed by a fire hose of notifications from the hubs they’re subscribed to and from all the other apps connected to Fedora Hubs, we decided to design a filtering system.

Btrfs In Linux 4.2 Brings Quota Updates, Many Fixes

Adding to the already lengthy list of new features for Linux 4.2 is the Btrfs file-system updates that were sent in today by Facebook's Chris Mason. The Btrfs file-system update for Linux 4.2 includes sub-volume quota updates, sysfs improvements, device management improvements, and various other changes. In total around 1,700 lines of Btrfs code were touched for this merge window. Read more Also: XFS Will Get DAX Support In The Linux 4.2 Kernel

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