thevarguy.com: The Ubuntu-powered laptop recently released by Dell’s Project Sputnik has generated a lot of buzz, especially in the open source community. Now, many Linux enthusiasts are hoping to see a continued expansion of Dell’s open source hardware lineup.
networkworld.com: When was the last time you downloaded source code? Seriously. Take a look at the applications you currently have running – your web browsers, office suites, terminals, graphics editors and the like. Have you ever downloaded the source code for any of them?
pcworld.com: There are Linux distributions out there for pretty much every taste and purpose, but every once in a while I'll come across one that seems especially intriguing. That happened this week with the release of ZevenOS 5.0.
jwboyer.livejournal: There have been a number of threads about how the new Anaconda UI is unintuitive or hard to use. So many that I thought maybe there was something to the claims. I used my family as guinea pigs.
eyeonlinux.com: The beta of Fedora 18 has been released, and here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll find in it.
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Survive the Zumba apocalypse! Keep data, files and partitions safe when disaster strikes! Also in the magazine we round up the best new desktop environments, because we`re getting sick of Unity and Gnome 3, we talk to selection of Linux wise men to find out what they think the big issues in free software are.
Also: Open Ballot: Best Distro 2012
These days, security and privacy issues are increasingly making the news, but where can the average free software user learn more about safer practices? One of the best answers I have found is Tails, a Debian-based distribution that seems as much about teaching users to make informed decisions as about the software itself.
linux.com: Anybody who's talked with me about running Linux on the desktop within the past year has almost certainly gotten an earful about Cinnamon. If you haven't heard of it, here's the basic description: clean, beautiful, fast, and traditional desktop environment.
Also: Linux Mint 14 with a Touch of Cinnamon
techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen has been watching Linux and open source for well over a decade. In all the ebbs and flows of acceptance, he has never seen such wide-spread usage of the open source platform as now.