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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 445

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: A look at SalineOS 1.6
  • News: Ubuntu on mobile phones and business desktops, Unity 5.4, interviews with Fedora's Robyn Bergeron and Mint's Clement Lefebvre
  • Questions and answers: Handling magnet links in Linux
  • Released last week: PCLinuxOS 2012-02 "Phoenix Xfce", DragonFly BSD 3.0.1, Dream Studio 11.10
  • Upcoming releases: Fedora 17 Alpha, Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 1
  • New distributions: Arduloko OS, Terrible Linux
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

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