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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 422

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: A taste of Parsix
  • News: OpenBSD opens 5.0 pre-orders, openSUSE switches to beta testing, Ubuntu board leader suggests monthly release process, interview with Debian's Enrico Zini
  • Tips and tricks: Working with media files on command line
  • Released last week: ArchBang Linux 2011.09, Bodhi Linux 1.2.0, VortexBox 1.10
  • New additions: Proxmox
  • Reader comments

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