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Interview: CrunchBang Creator Explains Switch to Debian Sources

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reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: Regulars on the CrunchBang forum have known for some time that distro leader Philip Newborough was considering ending his creation's Ubuntu foundations, moving instead to being built from Debian. As a Debian fan I'm excited by this change, but I wanted to know a little more.

Simply GNU/Linux 5.0 : An unsung son of ALT Linux

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saleem-khan.blogspot: ALT Linux ( ALT implies ALT Linux Team ) is one of those undiscovered and non-famous Linux distribution from Russia which lacks the "Pomp, glamour and glory" like other mainstream distributions.

CrunchBang Linux 10 "Alpha 1" Released, Ditches Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

junauza.com: Philip Newborough has announced the development release (Alpha 1) version of CrunchBang Linux 10. For the first time ever, the distro is being built using Debian sources, instead of Ubuntu.

Our Top 10 Reasons To Use Fedora

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crossbytes.org: Fedora offers the freedom of changing, replacing, modifying each component in the system; without the concern of the system stability being affected.

ArchBang website live

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Web

pdg86.wordpress: Wow! Can you believe it? Just 2 months back what had started out as a forum thread in Arch Linux Forum, now we have a Website.

LiMux project management, "We were naïve"

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h-online.com: Florian Schießl, deputy head of Munich's LiMux project for migrating the city's public administration to Linux, has, for the first time, explained why migrating the city's computing landscape to open source software has taken longer than originally planned.

Insight into GNU/Linux boot process

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HowTos

unixbhaskar.blogspot: Linux has grown from a system that used to boot from a floppy providing no luxurious features to the user, to the current jazzy Linux systems. It is important to have an insight of the Linux boot procedure.

[Tip] Auto rotate images

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HowTos

This data includes information about the position of the camera when the image was taken... However, some image programs use this data to rotate the image when displaying it while others don't, leaving the user to face inconsistent behaviour. This can be fixed.

[Howto] Sys admin tool of the week: sysstat

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Software
HowTos

The tool chain of a sys admin should always be comprised of effective tools. Today we are introducing the package sysstat. Read More

Three favorite distros currently in testing:

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usalug-org.blogspot: Two of my favorite Debian based distributions, and one RPM based distribution that uses Debian-like packaging tools are in their testing cycles right now.

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