phoronix.com: Fedora 18 will look to use tmpfs for its /tmp directory, after the feature proposal was approved today by the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee.
h-online.com: Following its record annual revenue of more than one billion dollars, Red Hat has announced that it is making a donation of $100,000 (£62,400) to "the future of open source".
theregister.co.uk: The Linux Foundation has released its annual report on the state of the software, and reports that Microsoft has made it into the Top 20 of companies that sponsor development of the Linux kernel –
unixmen.com: Fabio Erculiani is the founder and lead developer of the fantastic Sabayon Linux. On this week’s interview, we talk with him about the details of the development, some technical details about “how things work” and the reasons that make Sabayon so unique.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: Taking an in-depth look at PapugLinux 11.1a
- Humour: GNOME 4 - the future of portability
- News: ARM as "primary architecture" in Fedora, developer corner with PC-BSD's Kris Moore, interview with AgiliaLinux
- Questions and answers: Top ten killer applications
- Released last week: Gentoo Linux 12.1, Fuduntu 2012.2, Webconverger 12.1
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
datamation.com: For the last few years, there has been something of a popularity contest between two well-known Linux distros: Linux Mint and Ubuntu.
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Well it's been a tempestuous week here in the Linux blogosphere, thanks largely to a violent brawl that broke out unexpectedly down at the Broken Windows Lounge. It all started with a blog post: "Why Linux Is Dead on the Desktop"
itwire.com: These days whenever I see an article bemoaning the fact that GNU/Linux has not made it to the desktop in sufficiently large numbers to make the writer in question stand up and applaud, I tend to laugh.
debian.org: Welcome to this year's seventh issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:
unixmen.com: There’s an ugly side to Linux. Or to be more specific, Ubuntu Linux. It has suffered from the evil grips of what I describe as ‘Commercialism’.