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.
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.
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...
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: The fashionably late Fedora
- News: Fedora release process and systemd myths, Ubuntu rolling-release speculations, openSUSE and Mageia overviews, Kali Linux
- Book reviews: Ubuntu Unleashed by Matthew Helmke
- Released last week: Snowlinux 4 "Xfce", "E17", SystemRescueCd 3.3.0
- Upcoming releases: Frugalware Linux 1.8
- New additions: Rebellin Linux
- New distributions: OWASP Mantra-OS, Pardus Anka
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
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.
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.
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.
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: 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
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.