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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 413

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Trying Kubuntu 11.04
  • News: CentOS announces long-awaited release, Mint "KDE" switches to Debian base, Sabayon leader vents his frustration, interview with Ian Murdock, marketing at ALT Linux
  • Interviews: Boudewijn Rempt, Calligra Suite
  • Released last week: CentOS 6.0, Linux Deepin 11.06, ArtistX 1.1
  • Upcoming releases: openSUSE 12.1 Milestone 3
  • New additions: Redo Backup & Recovery
  • New distributions: Game Drift Linux, Manjaro Linux
  • Reader comments

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