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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 321

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Linux security basics, part 1 - authentication
  • News: openSUSE community ponders a CentOS-like enterprise distribution, Ubuntu announces code name for 10.04, Linux Mint hints at improvements in "Helena", OpenBSD delays release over CD manufacturing
  • Released last week: Puppy Linux 4.3, Parted Magic 4.5
  • Upcoming releases: FreeBSD 8.0-RC1
  • New additions: eBox Platform
  • New distributions: Chrome OS, Kahel OS, Salix OS, Succi Linux
  • Reader comments

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