unsolicitedbutoffered.blogspot: A Linux user, on the other hand, should have plenty of power on hand to keep a trip safe, productive, and ready for any emergencies.
dedoimedo.com: Vector Linux is not the first, nor the third name to come up when discussing the distribution of choice with your friends over a Friday afternoon tea. The main reason is the somewhat geeky background it has, the pure and ascetic pedigree of Slackware. But Vector tries. And so I try.
itworld.com: "Good artists borrow, great artists steal!" -- Pablo Picasso said it. So did T.S. Eliot. And, more recently, Steve Jobs. Let's face it: If something makes sense and succeeds, it gets imitated.
pcworld.com: Now, Mint's upstart desktop contender has gained another vote of support in the form of Gentoo-based Sabayon Linux 8, which was just released on Wednesday with a Cinnamon option.
businessinsider.com: When Red Hat's new top strategy woman, Jackie Yeaney, joined the company six months ago, she hit culture shock.
h-online.com: Jared Smith is stepping down from the position of Fedora Project Leader (FPL) for reasons currently unknown. Smith has been the FPL since June 2010, when he replaced Paul W. Frields.
Also: Fedora 17 Is Still Trying For Btrfs By Default
ostatic.com: Pardus, a TUBITAK sponsored Turkish distribution, has long been respected in Linux circles for its stability, simplicity, and polish. But news coming from a former developer has lead a group of community developers and volunteers to speak of a fork.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
* Reviews: I dream of Linux - Dreamlinux 5
* News: Red Hat introduces 10-year support, Texstar takes leave of absence, Mint banks on Cinnamon
* Questions and answers: Revisiting Ubuntu market share numbers
* Released last week: Linux Mint 12 "KDE", PCLinuxOS 2012.2, DEFT Linux 7
* Upcoming releases: Chakra GNU/Linux 2012.02, Frugalware Linux 1.6, openSUSE 12.2 Milestone 1
Welcome to this year's third issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:
thevarguy.com: Until quite recently, the Linux world had, for the most part, only two major desktop environments: GNOME 2 and KDE. Fast forward to the present, however, and there’s an immense litany of different choices, all vying to become the new face of your open source operating system. To me, this shift signals a new paradigm in the world of free software.