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Duqu attackers: master coders, Linux rookies

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Linux The Duqu malware that targeted industrial manufacturers around the world may have been spawned by a well-funded team of competent coders, but their command of Linux led to some highly amateur mistakes.

CrunchBang 10 “Statler” refresh R20111125

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Linux Although officially a version 10 refresh and still under the “Statler” moniker, the latest Crunchbang release constitutes some notable changes.

Distro Hoppin`: Fedora 16

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Linux Today I am here to show you Fedora 16 - dubbed Verne. I am sure Mr. Jules would write an exciting story about brave distro hoppers, were he alive today.

Kernel Log: Coming in 3.2 (Part 2) - Filesystems

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Linux A number of changes to Btrfs mean that filesystem structures will not be as prone to corruption in case of system crashes. By bundling blocks into clusters, Ext4 should be a lot faster in some scenarios. CIFS also promises speed gains.

Sabayon 7 KDE review

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Linux Sabayon is a Linux distribution described by its developers as “… a bleeding edge operating system that is both stable and reliable.” It is based on Gentoo, a source-based (Linux) distribution. The latest edition, Sabayon 7 (GNOME 3, KDE and Xfce desktop editions), was released October 10 2011.

Vector Linux 7.0 GOLD Released

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Linux With all the excitement and discussion surrounding the recent release of Linux Mint 12 (and Fedora 16, and openSuSE 12.1), it is easy to overlook the smaller Linux distributions. Vector Linux is a good example of this, with their recently announced 7.0 distribution.

Sorting out Red Hat Linux based distributions

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Linux I wanted to take a moment and touch on Fedora and the Red Hat based distributions to distinguish the differences among them. I am a huge fan of the Red Hat based distributions. So what is the difference between them?

Mageia 2 On Its Way

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  • Mageia 2 On Its Way
  • Kororaa 16 Beta Released
  • Backup Linux using Clonezilla Live
  • Argentinean Tango with Gecko: Ututo XS
  • A sneak Peak into the new Pinguy Mini OS 11.04.1
  • VectorLinux 7.0 Standard Gold
  • M$ Verging on Irrelevance

Mint solves Unity challenge

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  • Mint solves Ubuntu Unity challenge
  • Linux Mint 12 Review – Screenshot Tour
  • Are DuckDuckGo's Bing Ties a Problem for Linux Mint?
  • Linux Mint 12: A much-needed, much-improved Linux desktop
  • Mint Linux freshens up web searches

Linux from Scratch: I’ve had it up to here!

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Humor As you may be able to tell from my recent, snooze-worthy technical posts about compilers and makefiles and other assorted garbage, my experience with Linux from Scratch has been equally educational and enraging.

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