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Linux Mint 8-Helena

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gnulinuxuser.wordpress: I do prefer Linux Mint as my choice of Operating System. Unfortunately, for me, this install has not been as much fun as it usually is.

Fedora 13 Is Codenamed Goddard

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phoronix.com: The next release of the Red Hat sponsored Fedora Linux distribution is going to be Fedora 13, which is due out in 2010 and already promises many new features like Btrfs file-system rollbacks and NFSv4.

Linux Is Regaining Netbook Market Share Quickly

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oreilly.com: Back in May I wrote an article titled Linux To Regain 50% Netbook Market Share after such predictions were made by Stephen Lim of Linpus Technologies and ABI Research. ABI Research published some new data last month and the results may surprise you.

Successfully completing a school semester with Linux

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thelinuxexperiment.com: One of my main fears about switching to a different operating system was that it would disrupt my studies. Fortunately, this fear was unfounded – in fact, I can confidently say that Linux actually made my school experience much easier and smoother.

Where is Unix spirit ?

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linux-wizard.net: Where is Unix spirit ? Since some years, i had the feeling that the Unix spirit was more and more forgotten.

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  • Calculate Linux 10.0 Screenshots
  • openSUSE 11.2 screen shots (KDE4.3.4)

Things I’ve Learned About Linux Over the Years

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linux.bihlman.com: Here are some things I’ve learned in the last 5 years of using Linux (Ubuntu and Kubuntu versions):

After 3.5 year hiatus, VLOS returns with 2.0 Alpha release

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linuxcritic.com: After a 3.5 year hiatus, VLOS (Vida Linux) has a new release available of their upcoming 2.0 release. The 2.0 release is currently slotted for a final release in February of 2010.

My life with Linux: Day 6

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pcauthority.com.au: Stuart Turton spends the sixth day of his one week odyssey with Linux, and it takes little time for Stuart to fall out of favour with Ubuntu. His computer crashes and Stuart questions why he even bothered with Linux to begin with.

Knoppix founder Klaus Knopper speaks

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Interviews

linuxuser.co.uk: Klaus Knopper teaches at the Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences where he lectures in software engineering and software technology and occasionally gives seminars and talks about open source in various parts of the IT industry. As well as all of this he started the Knoppix GNU/Linux distribution. Linux User & Developer was able to catch up with Klaus in the middle of his busy schedule and ask him some questions about himself….

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Libreboot X200 laptop now FSF-certified to respect your freedom

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Ubuntu 15.04 Now Based on Linux Kernel 3.18.4, Devs Are Tracking the 3.19 Branch

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