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March 2012 Issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine

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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the March 2012 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In the March 2012 issue:

Why I Use PCLinuxOS

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darkduck.com: I discovered PCLinuxOS 0.91 in late 2005. It was a new project started by a packager for Mandrake. It seemed similar to SuSe, but somehow better.

PCLinuxOS 2012.02 Review

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gnuman.com: PCLinuxOS (PCLOS) for short is one of the few popular distributions out there that uses Mandriva as its base while others are based on some sort of variant of Debian. PCLOS uses KDE 4.6.5 as its desktop environment and is available for both 32bit and 64 bit systems.

PCLinuxOS 2012.2 Released

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ostatic.com: Today, February 2, is Bill "Texstar" Reynolds' birthday, but it's the community who received the present. PCLinuxOS 2012.2 KDE was released today in a full sized version as well as a mini.

February 2012 Issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine

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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the February 2012 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In the February 2012 issue: * Gnome 2.32, The Day the Internet Went Dark, and the Heart of PCLOS.

MCLinuxPC 2012 - The Whole Kitchen Sink

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: I am reviewing MCLinuxPC 2012, a remaster that comes from one of my favorite distributions that manages rpm packages on synaptic, by Sefy. No awards for guessing.

January 2012 Issue Of The PCLOS Magazine Released

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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the January 2012 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In the January 2012 issue: Gnome 2.32, Installing Moodle, and Using PCLinuxOS in a High School Classroom.

The PCLinuxOS Magazine: Scribus Special Edition

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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the Scribus Special Edition issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. The Scribus Special Edition is a compilation of all nine parts of the Scribus article series, and includes the PCLinuxOS Magazine layout guide as a bonus.

PCLinuxOS To The Rescue

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georgetoon.com: “My neighbor’s mom, nice little old lady, got an HP mini, little netbook with an Atom cpu and a gig of ram, asks me to look at her machine …..(arrgh)…..Windoze 7, which in the first place should not be on a computer with specs this low….

December issue of The PCLOS Mag

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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the December 2011 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In this issue: Gnome 2.32, UEFI & Windows 8, and Game Zone: Stronghold Crusaders.

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Industrial SBC builds on Raspberry Pi Compute Module

On Kickstarter, a “MyPi” industrial SBC using the RPi Compute Module offers a mini-PCIe slot, serial port, wide-range power, and modular expansion. You might wonder why in 2016 someone would introduce a sandwich-style single board computer built around the aging, ARM11 based COM version of the original Raspberry Pi, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module. First off, there are still plenty of industrial applications that don’t need much CPU horsepower, and second, the Compute Module is still the only COM based on Raspberry Pi hardware, although the cheaper, somewhat COM-like Raspberry Pi Zero, which has the same 700MHz processor, comes close. Read more