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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 403

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Gaming with Trine
  • News: OMG! Ubuntu! publishes Unity guide, Lubuntu nears "official" status, Mageia releases first live CDs, interview with wattOS' Ronald Ropp
  • Questions and answers: Choosing the right distribution and software
  • Released last week: Ubuntu 11.04, Slackware Linux 13.37, OpenBSD 4.9
  • Donations: Calibre receives US$300.00
  • New distributions: Icefeast Linux, Remix_OS
  • Reader comments

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Fedora 21 Alpha to release on Tuesday

Today the Fedora Engineering Steering Commitee held a “Go/No Go” meeting regarding the Fedora 21 alpha, and it was agreed that the current release candidates for Fedora 21 met the release criteria. With this decision, this means that Fedora 21 will be released on Tuesday September 23, 2014. Read more

Teaching open source changed my life

Teaching open source has been a breath of fresh air for myself and for many of our students because with the open source way, there are no official tests. There is no official certification for the majority of open source projects. And, there are no prescribed textbooks. In open source, no employer worth working for will ask for official proof of your abilities. A good employer will look at what you’ve done and ask you to showcase what you can do. Yes, it still helps to have a Computer Science degree, but the lack of one is often no drawback. Read more