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Debian and Ubuntu: Can’t we just get along?

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jaysonrowe.com: Let’s face it. Ubuntu is based on Debian – each new release of Ubuntu draws packages in from Debian’s Unstable branch, polishes those packages and with the wave of a few thousand magic wands, a new Ubuntu version is born.

Happy Birthday Debian

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h-online.com: Sixteen years ago today, Ian Murdock announced the "imminent completion of a brand-new Linux release". The release was to be called the Debian Linux Release and was the start of one of the most popular community based distributions of Linux.

A possible change of direction for Foresight Linux

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lwn.net: Michael K. Johnson, a familiar name currently at rPath, has posted an interesting set of suggestions on ways to reinvigorate Foresight development; he starts by suggesting that they drop rPath as the base system.

CrunchBang Linux - Soft, calm and beautiful

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dedoimedo.com: When I first heard of CrunchBang, the first thought that crossed my mind was - not another Ubuntu-based distro. But then I carefully stowed the troll in me away and started exploring CrunchBang in earnest.

Sabayon Linux 4.2 KDE Review

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linuxbsdos.com: Sabayon is a Gentoo Linux-based, multi-purpose distribution. Previous releases of Sabayon came in one huge DVD iso image with the option to install your favorite desktop. However, the latest release is available in iso images distinguished by desktop environments.

Interview with Greg Kroah-Hartmann

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lizards.opensuse.org: The openSUSE Weekly News are pleased to publish an little Interview with one of Novells Kernel-Hackers: Greg Kroah-Hartmann.

5 Quirky Linux Concepts: Hardware and Software

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ostatic.com: The world of open source is structured to invite unusual, often downright quirky contributions from people with unusual skills, and that inevitably leads to offbeat inventions. On the Linux front, especially because of easily executed embedded Linux concepts, both hardware and software inventions of the quirky type appear regularly.

Hannah Montana Linux review

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linuxcritic.wordpress: By popular demand, I downloaded, installed, and worked with the new Hannah Montana Linux distribution, and decided to post a review of this product, as well as some tips and tricks on how to get the most out of this niche Linux distro.

Arch Linux 2009.08 Benchmarks

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phoronix.com: Arch Linux 2009.08 was released earlier this week with a new installer, more automatic configuration settings, many core package updates, and other changes to this growingly popular distribution. At the request of some readers, we have carried out some quick benchmarks to get a general understanding of where Arch Linux 2009.08 is performing in comparison to Ubuntu 9.04.

Steven's handy desktop Linux guide

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blogs.computerworld.com: With so many desktop Linux distributions, unless you're an expert it's hard to know what's what. Since I think I qualify as a desktop Linux expert, so here's my quick and dirty guide on picking out the right desktop Linux.

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