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This Linux distro emulates the Commodore 64 OS

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tgdaily.com: One of my all time favorite pieces of geek tech is the Commodore 64. You will probably be happy to learn that Commodore USA is working on an operating system which mimics the look and the feel of the original OS.

Banned Diablo 3 Linux Users Speak Out: We Are Not Cheaters

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Gaming

cinemablend.com: There's a lot of drama right now over the Linux users being banned in Diablo III. A small portion of the Linux Wine community have come forward to say that they have been banned and they say that they are not cheaters.

Mageia: A Linux Distro on the Rise

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pcworld.com: Lately, the DistroWatch page-hit rankings have provided a particularly vivid illustration: Mageia Linux, which didn't even appear in the site's top 10 when I wrote about it late last year, is now in the No. 4 spot.

Why Google and Ubuntu don't say “Linux”

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zdnet.com: Some people are complaining that neither Google nor Ubuntu refer to their operating systems as Linux, here's why they don't use the "L" word.

Blizzard Perma-Bans Linux Users From Diablo 3

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Gaming

cinemablend.com: Listen up Linux users, if you're using Linux plus Wine you can allegedly be banned from Diablo III and you won't be getting any refunds back at all. All the Linux users were cheating.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 463

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: TurnKey Linux 11.3
  • News: Red Hat and Btrfs, Ubuntu's efficient Unity, Sabayon with MATE, Mandriva and RPM 5
  • Questions and Answers: ZFS on Linux
  • Released last week: Oracle Linux 6.3, Parted Magic 2012_06_26
  • Donations: MATE and LibreCAD receive US$250 each
  • New additions: Descent|OS
  • New distributions: Anansi OS, Cultix, Notalinux
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Mozilla Rebrands Boot to Gecko as Firefox OS

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Moz/FF

internetnews.com: For years, I've been saying that a Firefox OS is a good thing. Now at long last, Mozilla has seen the same light and is rebranding the effort once known as Boot to Gecko (B2G) as Firefox OS.

Linux conference looks to attract local sponsors

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itwire.com: The organisers of the 13th Australian national Linux conference are making a bid to attract local sponsors to the conference which will be held in Canberra early next year.

‘Leap Second’ Bug Wreaks Havoc Across Web

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Web

wired.com: Reddit, Mozilla, and possibly many other web outfits experienced brief technical problems on Saturday evening, when software underpinning their online operations choked on the “leap second” that was added to the world’s atomic clocks.

Sabayon 9: One Linux Distro, Three Desktop Flavors

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pcworld.com: With all the attention that tends to get heaped on Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Mint, and Fedora, it can be easy to forget about all the many other worthy contenders out there offering users a world of free choice.

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