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Health check: Red Hat - This year's model

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h-online.com: Red Hat has long been the poster child of Linux and open source. In a changing market the operating system may not be enough. Red Hat has to stay ahead of the game, or play catch up where it can, which is why it has moved into middleware.

A Great Present In The Linux 2.6.33 Kernel

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phoronix.com: David Airlie has just called upon Linus Torvalds to pull in the latest DRM patches for inclusion into the Linux 2.6.33 kernel. The Direct Rendering Manager improvements in this next kernel release will be particularly interesting.

Also: Linux kernel vulnerabilities closed

Linux Powers Christmas Lights for Charity

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ostatic.com/blog: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, especially if you happen to live within a few miles of Alek Komarnitsky's house and the massive Christmas display he puts on every year in the name of charity.

FUDCon Toronto 2009

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Review: Red Hat Virtual Experience 2009

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  • Review: Red Hat Virtual Experience 2009
  • Red Hat Summit 2010 Call for Papers
  • Red Hat open sources SPICE for desktop virtualization
  • Red Hat to Webcast Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2010
  • IBM's newest mainframe is all Linux

Linux Mint 8 'Helena' Review

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gadgetmix.com: Linux Mint 8 is the newest Linux distro on the block. We, at Gadgetmix, have been testing the new Mint from the past few days on a variety of netbooks. So, does this distro offers something newer, better than the popular Linux distros like the amazing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala? Can it be used as Windows alternative? How user friendly it is?

Which Server to Pick?

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  • Ubuntu Server 9.10 - Review and Commentary
  • Linux vs Windows – Which Server to Pick?

Linux for "DoublePlusHuman"

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nuxified.org/blog: I have a purpose in life. It is the evolution of what I call "DoublePlusHuman" which represents a human individual that is free of all self-contradiction, superstition and coercion. That is the ideal and every progress towards it in my view comes with a tremendous world changing potential.

10 Netbook-oriented Linux Distributions... and Counting

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junauza.com: I can say that Linux on netbook is gaining momentum right now contrary to what others believe. Just take a look at the growing number of Linux distributions that are optimized for netbooks. For those of you who are interested, I've compiled a list of well-known, netbook-oriented Linux distributions.

Slitaz Linux: Zero to Distro in 30 MB!

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linuxologist.com: As a small (30 MB), quick-to-boot distro, SliTaz is entering a field well-served by the likes of DSL and Puppy Linux. When going up against such heavyweights, SliTaz must offer something truly remarkable to distinguish itself.

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Librem 15 Linux Laptop Set To Close At Around $400k USD

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