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5 Reasons why Arch Linux Rocks

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gauravlive.com: Arch Linux is a distribution for advanced linux user. The basic goal of Arch Linux is to provide users with a fast & smooth linux experience. I’ve been using Arch Linux for over a month now & I’m quite liking it. Here are five reasons I feel Arch Linux rocks.

Linux kernel slips out at CES

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  • Linux kernel slips out at CES
  • Expert: Linux capabilities don't add security

Timesys Joins Linux Foundation

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  • Timesys Joins Linux Foundation
  • Broadcom Joins the Linux Foundation
  • Protecode Joins Linux Foundation

Open Source HTPC’s That Don’t Suck

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tech.nocr.at: In our next installment of Distros That Don’t Suck we will be looking at open source HTPC software. Sure you can load up VLC or even use Windows Media player, but having a dedicated solution with a UI that is made for a TV is a lot easier and pleasing.

Linux on the Door Stop

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lxer.com: Recently someone on Reddit posted a message noting that they hadn't seen a single article yet declaring 2011 to be the year of the Linux desktop. While I can't do that one, I offer instead a replacement prediction -- 2011 will be the year of Linux on the Door Stop.

Bodhi, a cool little distro!

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thelinuxscoop.blogspot: The other day I stumbled upon a new distro called Bodhi. The website claims that Bodhi is a minimalistic OS (based on Ubuntu) using the enlightened desktop. I have never had luck using the Enlightment desktop, but I really wanted to try this distro.

6 Lightweight Linux Distributions To Give Your Old PC A New Lease of Life

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makeuseof.com: If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably got at least one old desktop PC or antiquated laptop lying dormant in the attic, cupboard or still under your desk. I’d even hazard a guess you’ve got a CRT monitor and a serial mouse to boot.

Switching to Linux (For the Right Reasons)

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earthweb.com: Why are you using Linux on your desktop? Before answering this question, consider the advantages and disadvantages and then come back full circle to your own motivation.

What's new in Linux 2.6.37

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h-online.com: After about eleven weeks of development, Linus Torvalds has released the Linux kernel 2.6.37. The new version of the main development line has many improvements. Advances in the Ext4 file system mean it should be able to compete with XFS on larger systems and new discard functions.

A Tale of the Synaptics "ClickPad"

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zdnet.co.uk: When I wrote about my Shiny New Lenovo Ideapad S10-3s, I mentioned having various problems with the "buttonless touchpad". I now know that the device in question is actually a Synaptics ClickPad, which is a multi-touch enabled touchpad with integrated buttons.

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