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2012 Plans and Dreams From the Linux Blogs and Beyond

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Well 2012 has arrived at last, and not a moment too soon!

Not only can we finally dispense with all the holiday festivities, but we can also say goodbye to a year that was far too tempestuous for comfort. Here's hoping that 2012 will be a lot less exciting here in the technology world!

Of course, one last obligation still to be fulfilled on this cusp of the new year is the making of resolutions. Linux Girl's is to get up close and personal with more of the distros out there, beyond just Ubuntu and Mint; she's also hoping to dust off and photograph her world-class collection of plastic toy penguins.

As for other bloggers? Well, they've had plenty of other things in mind.

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