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Jolicloud – A Linux Distribution for Netbooks

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linuxandfriends.com: My Samsung NC 10 netbook came pre-installed with Microsoft Windows XP. I erased the OS and installed Ubuntu Netbook Remix Karmic Koala on it. However, I soon found out that Karmic Koala was not ready for normal use.

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  • Operating Systems of 2009
  • The ’00 7: The decade’s most important tech advances
  • Year in Review: Software and desktops in 2009
  • Ten people who have influenced technology over the past decade
  • Debate Rages On in Microsoft Vs. Google Web War

SimplyMEPIS 8.5 beta3 is Here for the Holidays

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MEPIS has announced that SimplyMEPIS 8.4.95, the third beta of MEPIS 8.5, is available from MEPIS and public mirrors.

The 10 Coolest Open-Source Products Of 2009

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crn.com: From the launch of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala, to the continued emergence of Drupal as a content management system, open source made significant strides in 2009. Check out 10 products that made an impact on the IT Industry this year.

ALT Linux 5 Ark desktop review

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linuxbsdos.com: ALT Linux is an APT-ified, RPM-based distribution developed and maintained by the ALT Linux Team (ALT is recursive for ALT Linux Team). It was originally based on Mandrake (now Mandriva) Linux.

Sabayon Linux 5.1 x86 GAMING DVD Released

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Oh oh oooh! Merry Christmas! This release comes straight from the North Pole, I’ve found it under my Christmas tree this morning and wanted to share with you..

LCA 2010: Getting distros to play together, nicely

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itwire.com: For the second time in its 11-year history, Australia's national Linux conference (LCA) has a distro summit on its agenda. The last distro summit was held in 2008, when former Linux Australia president Jonathan Oxer was the organiser.

Nouveau: a 2.6.33 surprise

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linuxfoundation.org: Linus has released the 2.6.33-rc1 prepatch, closing the merge window for this development cycle. This kernel has a few features which will shake things up, with dynamic tracing being near the top as far as I am concerned. But, perhaps, the most interesting addition is one that almost nobody expected: a reverse-engineered driver for NVIDIA graphics chipsets called “Nouveau.”

Pandora gets a hands-on review

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pandorapress.net: The recent reports on Pandora’s case design and controls have been nothing short of glowing. It’s pretty satisfying information for the most part; there is no doubt that what we’re hearing from the team is genuine delight in what they’ve achieved. But the question has been asked – what would some guy off the street think of it?

Ksplice - Never reboot your Linux

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dedoimedo.com: This sounds like a very interesting notion. The popular saying goes, you should never reboot your Linux, unless you have to, which is usually only when a kernel update comes. But maybe not even then?

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Airdroid - Transfer Files Between Android Phones/Tablets And Linux (Any Distribution)

 
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If You Like the Terminal, You Will Love the Terminal-Only Alpine Linux OS

Security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution Alpine Linux is based on based on musl libc and Busybox, which make up the terminal, has been upgraded once more and is now available for download. Read more

Android Wear just got very, very smart

Google's Android Wear software just got smart - very smart - simply because it integrates Google Now top to bottom. With an update to Google Now comes an update to Android Wear, and what we're seeing today is an explosive update that'll make the suggestions for directions and sports scores you've been getting so far seem like drops in a barrel of friendly, and I daresay helpful, updates from apps of all kinds. Everything from eBay auction updates to the ability to "Download Venice" - all on your wrist, very soon. Read more

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