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Too Many Geeks, Too Much Choice

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ostatic.com: TuxRadar asked if Linux and associated software are suffering from too many geeks doing their own thing? The discussion (d)evolved into another one of those "too much choice" topics and, of course, very few think Linux suffers from that.

13 years old hacker Esteban is announced developer of the month! ..and the Cinnamon 1.5.8!

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worldofgnome.org: Some great news come from Mint camp this month. First, Mint has been ranked “Best Distro 2012″ by Linux Format! Then, Mint is proud to have in his side one of the most talented hackers, the just 13 years old Esteban -esteban1uy- who was announced as the developer of the month (in Mint).

Kernel Log: New tools and drivers

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h-online.com: The tool collection util-linux has been extended to include resizepart, a utility that is useful when repartitioning. Some X.org graphics drivers now support hybrid graphics. The infrastructure to support UEFI Secure Boot is maturing.

Warren Woodford And The Linux Distro Market

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Interviews

unixmen.com: Warren Woodford is the man behind MEPIS, one of the first ever GNU/Linux distributions that tried to be more friendly to the user. In this quick interview he talks about the distribution market, the different strategies that are followed and his opinion on what all distributions should do in order for the Linux desktop to grow and prosper.

SimplyMEPIS 12 Alpha 2 Shows Direction

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ostatic.com: SimplyMEPIS 12 Alpha 2 was released earlier today with Warren's usual brief statement that basically says, I've released it. Although more clues as to the new goodies did appear in discussions. This sounds like one to boot.

Ubuntu vs Linux Mint

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Ubuntu

freshtutorial.com: Ubuntu or Linux Mint. This is the question most people ask me when they set mind to install first Linux distribution in their machine.

Linux on the (consumer) Desktop

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gnome.org/~michael: My punch-line is that the Linux Desktop faces a huge and multi-factored ecosystem challenge, there is no single simple issue to fix. Over the last decade I've been peripherally involved in trying to tackle many of the problems in this area.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 473

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Welcome to this year's 37th issue of DistroWatch Weekly! This has been another exciting week in the world of Linux. The openSUSE project has release version 12.2 of its distribution. Another fascinating release comes from the Qubes OS project which attempts to improve desktop security...

'A Week with Windows 8' and Other Tales of Linuxy Virtue

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Microsoft

linuxinsider.com: Few would deny that the Seven Heavenly Virtues are all characteristics worth striving for, but lately the Linux blogosphere has afforded more than a few shining examples. Linux Girl would like to highlight two of them.

From Linux to OSX - 1 Year Later

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Mac

batsov.com: A little more than an year ago I wrote my rant post The Linux Desktop Experience is Killing Linux on the Desktop and for the first time in 8 years I wasn’t a desktop Linux user anymore.

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