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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 388

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Introducing Zorin OS 4
  • News: The Arch way, Debian installer RC, SimplyMEPIS boot problems, Ubuntu Unity 2D, Mint on Banshee, OpenIndiana release proposal, PC-BSD 2011 plans
  • Statistics: OSDisc.com sales in 2009 and 2010
  • Questions and answers: Creating a swap file
  • Released last week: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6, DEFT Linux 6, PelicanHPC 2.3
  • Upcoming releases: Pardus Linux 2011, openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 6
  • New distributions: KeeP-OS, Parsidora, Porteus, Sn0w L1nuX
  • Reader comments

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GNU/Linux: the desktop that never was

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