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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Seems pclinuxos has been up to their old tricks, but this time they couldn't outrun the reach of MICE. It appears their domain has been seized by the Microsoft Intellectual Property Police and visitors there are subjected to the familiar "seized by authorities" announcement.
infoworld.com: Based on Ubuntu, the company's homegrown 'Winux' distribution will run native Windows applications through emulation
gentoo.org: We are pleased to announce the birth of the Canterbury distribution. Canterbury is a merge of the efforts of the community distributions formerly known as Debian, Gentoo, Grml, openSUSE and Arch Linux to produce a really unified effort and be able to stand up in a combined effort against proprietary operating systems.
itwire.com: The Linux kernel will soon be released under the BSD licence, kernel creator Linus Benedict Torvalds said today.
nicubunu.blogspot: The Alpha release of Fedora 15 is expected to hit the news on a few hours (the torrents are already up if you think it is a reason to hurry), which makes this leak even more sensational, as the Beta release is scheduled in about one month from now.
torvalds-family.blogspot: My life isn't glamorous. I know that comes as a big shock to everybody, since geeks in general are seen as the crème de la crème of society. Not so.
infoworld.com: Last week I briefly departed from reality, thanks to the inexplicable actions of the CRTC, but this week, I'm off the drugs and back on terra firma -- sort of. Anyway, to celebrate my return to the land of the sane, I thought I'd tick off a few hallmarks of veteran Unix admins, so you have a better chance of spotting these rare, beautiful creatures in the wild. Here is their song.
dedoimedo.com: Now and then, you come across an almost evangelistic article explaining why Linux is the answer to life, the universe and everything, and then elaborating on the methods to borgify the plebes into the collective.
linuxmigrante.blogspot: Some people try Linux and experience frustration because they just pick any distribution. Consult with the stars! Use the zodiac to choose the distro that best fits your sign!
linuxaria.com: If every Linux distribution was a song, which would you choose to listen?
junauza.com: For today, I've decided to gather a good number of my all-time favorite programming-related quotes.
theregister.co.uk: It's been a tad over a year since our shock insight into the darkest and most fearsome interiors of computing hardware, and by our reckoning that's just about enough time to recover from the trauma.
lockergnome.com: It wasn’t bad enough when last week it was announced that Ubuntu would be dropping the Gnome interface for Unity. The teeth-gnashing has already started because Ubuntu is dropping X for Wayland. But you ain’t seen nothing yet, folks.
linuxplanet.com: Linux server admins need good scripting skills and command-line chops, but who says they can't be fun? Learn Bash Karaoke with 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall, quickly find disk hogs, and display used/free disk space.
switched.com: For Halloween, we've rounded up the ways horror has tried to use tech to kill us. Text messages from the dead, TV waves that destroy your brain, even evil EVP. The bottom line is that true creep factor is a well-written plot, expertly paced scenes and deeply disturbing imagery -- not a possessed iPad or rogue radio.