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Thoughts on 2.6.34

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Jon Corbet: So, as most people will have heard, the 2.6.34 kernel was released on May 16. Back in February, I was predicting a mid-May release, so I hit it almost exactly. The cycle itself is highly predictable: kernel releases are routinely 10-12 weeks apart with little variation.

Linux Mint 9 (Isadora)

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: Whenever a new version of Ubuntu is released, a new version of Linux Mint soon follows. This time around it’s Linux Mint 9. Linux Mint 9 is based on Ubuntu 10.04.

Ubuntu vs. Fedora: The Latest Versions Square Off

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Ubuntu

earthweb.com: Ubuntu regularly claims to be the most popular Linux distribution. But, if so, Fedora is a competitive second. Both have thriving communities and are a major source of free and open source software innovation. But how do the distributions really compare?

Porting Osmos to Linux: A Post-Mortem (part 2/3)

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Gaming

hemispheregames.com: Welcome to the second installment of our three-part Linux post-mortem. Part 1 lay the foundations for the article and where we’re coming from. Today’s post directly addresses the question “What worked and what didn’t?”

One of these things is not like the others

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kmandla.wordpress: Having a faster machine in the house means I have the luxury of trying out some of the bigger, heavier distros without feeling like I’m having my brain pressed through a bowl of mashed potatoes.

Linux Mint 9: A First Look

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linuxcritic.wordpress: The folks over at Linux Mint have just released their newest, latest and greatest, Linux Mint 9 “Isadora”.

Plasma Netbook 4.5

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KDE

notmart.org: So, it was pretty a long time since the last time I blogged about the KDE Plasma Netbook project... what's going on on that? you wanna videos?, you'll get videos Smile

The five best things coming in Fedora 13 Linux

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blogs.computerworld: When Fedora 13, Goddard, is released on May 25, it's not going to be your usual Fedora Linux release.

Debian Project News - May 18th, 2010

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debian.org: Welcome to this year's third issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community.

CentOS 5.5 USB Device Mounting Annoyance

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Linux

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: What do you expect the next version of your favourite distribution to be? Better or worse. For me upgrading CentOS 5.2 to 5.5 became a worse experience.

Linux Tip: Simplifying Commands

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HowTos

itnewstoday.com: There are a lot of things that I do to simplify things when using Linux, and I decided that I would start writing about them. First, I’m going to describe a method I use personally to make Linux commands easier to remember.

Life with Linux: Notes on installing Ubuntu 10.4 LTS

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sutor.com: Last night and this morning I installed the latest Ubuntu Linux desktop, version 10.4 LTS Lucid Lynx. LTS stands for “long term support,” though I usually update to new versions when they come out every six months.

Arch Linux 2010.05 arrives

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h-online.com: The Arch Linux developers have announced the release of the project's official 2010.05 installation images.

Porting Osmos to Linux: A Post-Mortem

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hemispheregames.com: It was pointed out to us that while some indie developer forays into Linux had resulted in drama, it was hoped that more indies would “take the plunge” and share their experiences with the Linux community, to work together towards developing Linux into a platform for gaming.

Linux Mint 9 “Isadora” released

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linuxmint.com/blog: The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 9 “Isadora”.

Review Of Linux Torrent Clients

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Software

maketecheasier.com: Bittorrent is the clear leader when it comes to efficiently distributing large files online. Today we’ll round up X of the top clients for Linux and compare features to help you decide the right one for you.

I could license you to use this software, but then I’d have to kill you

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OSS

networkworld.com: Developers, exercising their legal right specify their own licensing terms, have come up with some pretty whacky stuff. Fact or fiction? Some software is only legal to use after you are dead.

Ubuntu toolbox

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Software
Ubuntu

manilastandardtoday.com: AFTER installing a new version of Ubuntu Linux, I always add a number of utilities that make my computing tasks easier.

Linux gets jiggy with more filesystems in 2.6.34 kernel release

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theregister.co.uk: On Sunday a new version of the Linux kernel rocked up, with two new filesystems loaded into the distro.

Yahoo, What are You Thinking?

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Linux

daniweb.com: OK, I'm not sure what's going on in the minds of the geniuses over at Yahoo but just today they removed the Linux/Open Source link under News/Tech is gone. Its replacement? Social Media. Thanks Yahoo.

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