kroah.com: Here's the state of the -stable kernel trees, as of January 18, 2010.
openbytes.wordpress: How things have changed today and the demand for retro gaming is reflected in the amount of emulation projects there are in progress. Puppy Arcade aims to provide all your retro computing desires. It’s based on tiny TurboPup Xtreme, which itself it a highly optimized version of Puppy Linux.
earthweb.com: Linux’s main merit, as a kernel and an ecosystem, is its open source nature. That means the software that runs on it has little choice but to be open source. This doesn’t mean closed-source software is unavailable on Linux—just that it’s got the deck stacked strongly against it.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: A first look at Jibbed 5.0.1 (a NetBSD live CD)
- News: Fedora Community Remix, Mandriva "Cooker" updates, Dreamlinux future, Arch Linux interview
- Questions and answers: In search of "better" applications
- Statistics: Online CD, DVD and USB media sales
- Released last week: BackTrack 4, Pardus Linux 2009.1
- New distributions: Android-x86, Puredyne, Zen-mini
- Reader comments
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phoronix.com: There has been an effort underway within the Debian development community to pull the FreeBSD kernel within this distribution to provide an alternative to using the Linux kernel. With the Debian Squeeze release being just two months away we have decided to provide the first public set of benchmarks that compare the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD performance to that of Debian GNU/Linux.
- Linux.conf.au - Day One
- LCA 2010: Wanna kill a FOSS community?
- Novell pulses nicely with Google Wave
- The linux.conf.au 2010 opens in Wellington with over 700 attendees
- Rich and varied fare for open-source conference
- linux.conf.au 2010: Day 1 (morning)
- LCA2010 gets off the starting blocks
- Linux.conf.au: Latest Linux kernel release due early March
linuxcrunch.com: Finding a quick solution for your problems in any distribution is the main reason to make you rely on it. Therefore, the major distributions have many ways to provide support to their users. Among them, IRC.
beginlinux.com: If you're a KDE fan but haven't taken Pardus Linux out for a spin in awhile, maybe it's time you should.
linuxbsdos.com: On the surface, trying to write a comparative review of Linux Mint 8 (Helena) and Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic koala) would seem like a pointless exercise. After all, Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu. So what’s the point?