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systemd row ends with Debian getting forked

Monday 1st of December 2014 05:31:53 AM
The vivid difference of opinion over Debian's future direction has ended with a new fork of the Linux distribution. The dispute centred on plans to replace the sysvinit init system management toolkit with systemd, a similar but less-Linux-specific set of tools.

LXer Weekly Roundup for 30-Nov-2014

Monday 1st of December 2014 03:37:31 AM
[url=http://lxer.com/team.php][img]http://lxer.com/content/Scott_Ruecker.jpg[/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 30-Nov-2014[/b]With the holidays happening this past week I combined last week and this week's big stories into the LXWR for you. Enjoy!

Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon and MATE

Monday 1st of December 2014 03:14:47 AM
It’s always a major event in the world of desktop Linux when a new version of Linux Mint is released. This time around it’s Linux Mint 17.1, a long term support release that will be supported until 2019. Linux Mint 17.1’s code name is Rebecca and it brings numerous bug fixes and tweaks, along with some significant new features for the Cinnamon and MATE desktops.

How to install Gerrit2 on a CentOS 7 Linux VPS

Sunday 30th of November 2014 11:06:53 PM
The article explains the steps required to install Gerrit2 on a CentOS 7 Linux VPS. Gerrit is a web based code review application which uses the Git version control system. Gerrit makes code review easier by generating the code changes in a side-by-side preview, allowing inline comments that can be added by a reviewer.

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