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Three things Phoronix couldn’t measure

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kmandla.wordpress: I expected more drama when Phoronix did the smart thing, and finally put numbers to the Arch-over-Ubuntu rumor, and branded it as a myth. But for what I’ve seen, users on both sides seem to nod and accept the results, without too much scuffling.

Puppy Linux 5.0 “Lucid Puppy” Released

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linuxjournal.com: Many see the release of the new Puppy Linux, version 5.0, also known as Lucid Puppy. For the uninitiated, the main deployment target of Puppy Linux is older, resource constrained computers. In addition, it makes quite a handy live CD for emergency and recovery use.

How Linux works: the ultimate guide

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tuxradar.com: Ever wanted to learn how the internals of your Linux desktop work? In this article we're going to explain how everything in a modern Linux distro works, start to finish.

Has ASUS abandoned netbook Linux?

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blogs.computerworld: It wasn't even three-years ago that Asus took the concept of a cheap, small notebook and turned it into a revolution: the Linux-powered netbook. But, now, without any fanfare, Asus seems to have closed down its Linux lines at least in the United States.

25 Fresh and Cool Linux Wallpapers

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junauza.com: It's been a long time since we've featured here some cool Linux wallpapers. Hence I feel that it's about time to have another list of fresh and cool Linux wallpapers to customize your desktop.

It’s Fedora Election season

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mairin.wordpress: You’ve only got until May 26th to vote in the Fedora elections: elections are open now. This election we are voting on new members of the Fedora Project Board and the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee.

Review: Linux Mint 9 Isador

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cristalinux.blogspot: Linux Mint 9 (codenamed Isadora) was released just two days ago, on May 18th.

[Howto] RHCS: install on Debian

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Following our earlier introduction to RHCS we now present a real world example: installation of RHCS with Debian to provide virtual machines as services.

The Experimental Nature of Linux

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linuxinstall.net: With Ubuntu, Fedora, Red Hat, just to name a few having recently put forth their latest offerings. This will always be followed by the derivative distributions like Mint and Centos. So what is so great about all this new stuff? Well everything of course. Don't you want to be on the latest and greatest version of the Kernel? Don't you want access to new file systems like BRTFS?

Linux Distros and the Codec Conundrum

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linuxinsider.com: Is it ever acceptable for Linux distros to license codecs? Opinions range from "sure," to "never." No true-blooded supporter of FOSS wants to encourage proprietary codecs, but OS distributors need to make sure things work out of the box.

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