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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 452

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

* Reviews: A look at FreeNAS 8.0.4
* News: Stefano Zacchiroli re-elected as DPL, new sponsor for Kubuntu, Mandriva seeks community feedback, DoudouLinux overview
* Tips and tricks: cron and crontab
* Released last week: SliTaz GNU/Linux 4.0, Devil-Linux 1.6.0

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