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ArchBang Linux 2010.10 Review

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linuxcritic.com: Released Oct. 7th, ArchBang 2010.10 is a ARCH linux based OS targeted at new and experienced linux users. The developer’s describe it as a simple, light-weight distro featuring the Openbox Window Manager and many small but useful apps.

10 Reasons Not to Use Linux

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creativecentury.com: 1. Because the operating system I use now satisfies me, so why change? 2. Because I do not need know how to ride a car to drive it piece by piece.

Linux Foundation Survey Shows Enterprise Gains

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linuxfoundation.org (PR): Data reveals that the world’s largest enterprises will add more Linux at the expense of Windows over the next five years

Linux Mint Fail

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linuxjournal.com: I finally became fed up with this one little idiosyncrasy that my KDE-based home entertainment center kept exhibiting. So I got out the Linux Mint AMD_64 flash drive and started to boot the system off of it.

Experiencing Arch Linux with the Archbang Live CD

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all-things-linux.blogspot: So I got my new laptop ready for a hardcore multi-boot install, and one of the distributions I’ve always wanted to test is Archbang.

Debian's developer dilemma: Why Debian should vote "yes"

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networkworld.com: It takes all kinds to put together a Linux distribution or any open source project. Historically, though, Debian has only given full privileges to those contributors who have a developer bent. Is the project ready to recognize more contributors?

Zenwalk 6.4 review

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linuxuser.co.uk: With all the hype surrounding mainstream Linux distributions like Ubuntu, openSUSE and Fedora, it’s easy to forget that there are quite a few other excellent distros out there. Case in point – Zenwalk.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 375

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: First look at Acer Aspire One D255 with Android
  • News: Ubuntu delivers "Maverick Meerkat", Debian hints at release in December, Fedora Project Leader interview, Mageia updates
  • Questions and answers: File systems for SSDs
  • Released last week: Ubuntu 10.10, ArchBang Linux 2010.10
  • New additions: Pinguy OS
  • Reader comments

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

5 reasons why I still contribute to Debian after 12 years

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raphaelhertzog.com: If you’re using Debian, you know that this distribution is built entirely by volunteers that form a very diverse community. And you could be part of it. But why should you do that?

Skolelinux- An educational subset of Debian for schools

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unixmen.com: Skolelinux is often refered to as Debian Edu or the educational subset of the GNU/Linux distribution Debian. It is a Debian Pure Blend, a subset of Debian that has been tailored to be used out-of-the-box in schools.

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