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Fedora 18 vs. Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04 Benchmarks

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phoronix.com: As the next chapter after the Fedora 17 vs. Fedora 18 benchmarks for the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution, here are benchmarks comparing Fedora 18 to Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04 on two separate PCs.

State of the CLI

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hylkebons.nl: Unlike most computer interfaces, the Command Line Interface (or cli) hasn’t changed much over the last 30 years. Does this mean we’re in a good place?

Closed minds of "Open Source" eject iTWire from Linux conference

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OSS

itwire.com: In the more than 30 years that I have been involved with the tech industry I have seen a lot of strange things but none stranger than the events of today at the Linux Conference Australia. iTWire senior Linux writer Sam Varghese has been ejected from the conference.

Mageia 3 Beta 2 Released

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  • Mageia 3 Beta 2 Released
  • Penguin Origins: The History of Linux
  • Fedora 19 Features: GLIBC 2.17, GNOME 3.8, MATE 1.6
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 301
  • Linux Mint 15 “Olivia”
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Wallpaper Contest Opens for Entries
  • Slax 7.0 - Slax Is Back
  • Bodhi on MK802 and other ARM Updates
  • Which Ubuntu should I install? 12.04.1 or 12.10?
  • Snowlinux 4 XFCE Review: The Smoothest

My Encounter with PicarOS, a Great Linux Distro for Children

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Software

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.

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