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My Encounter with PicarOS, a Great Linux Distro for Children

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: My 2 year old daughter is very fond of computers. Therefore, I have been searching for options to make her desktop environment more appealing for her. After all, anyone can use Linux these days. And there are options for children, too.

5 Dilemmas of Linux Evangelists

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unsolicitedbutoffered.blogspot: Although Linux evangelists make up a small percentage (even smaller than the alleged percentage of Linux desktop users) of computer users out there, there are still hazards to attempting to promote Linux.

Why this Linux user is now using Windows 3.1

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Microsoft
Humor

networkworld.com: This is the story of how a Linux user...switched to Windows 3.1. At least in part. You read that right. Windows 3.1. Yes. That Windows 3.1. The 16-bit one that came out in 1992...

A quick look at Manjaro

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marcelgommans.wordpress: After writing a post about Archlinux removing the installer I promised I would take a look at one of the Archlinux derived distributions, to see if they would make Archlinux available for a larger public. A name mentioned often on several websites was Manjaro.

Cinnarch preview

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linuxbsdos.com: Cinnarch is a desktop Linux distribution based on Arch Linux and using the Cinnamon as the default and only supported desktop environment. Like Arch, it follows a rolling-release development model, which is an install-once-and-update-forever model that ensures that an installed system will never need to be reinstalled.

9 Exciting Features Fedora 18 Has To Offer

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junauza.com: Fedora 18, which was released a few days ago, brings all the latest features Linux can offer to the mainstream desktop crowd. It comes with the newest software, tones of bug fixes, new artwork, and many improvements.

Fuduntu 2013.1 Review – Quite Punny

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linuxuser.co.uk: Designed to fit somewhere between Fedora and Ubuntu, this fork of Fedora is a fully functional and easy to use distribution

Fedora 18 Spherical Cow XFCE Review

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  • Fedora 18 Spherical Cow XFCE Review: Good but Bland
  • Fedora 17 vs. Fedora 18 Benchmarks
  • Fedora 19 Feature Talk: Cloud, Java 8, Yum, Syslinux
  • Fedora 18 Systemd Boot Performance Is Mixed
  • Cinnamon proposed GNOME Fedora 19

The Eternal Sunshine of the Classic Linux Desktop

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linuxinsider.com: Ever since it became clear that GNOME 2 would have an ongoing future in the desktop Linux world after all, flowers have been blooming unseasonably early throughout the Linux blogosphere.

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