earthweb.com: According to NetApplications, GNU/Linux now accounts for 1.02% of computer desktops. Alternatively, you might prefer -- as I do -- to question the statistic's accuracy, and look at other ways to estimate GNU/Linux's presence.
linuxhaxor.net: Yesterday, lead maintainer of one of my favorite Linux distribution, Linux Mint, made a blog post on the official Linux Mint blog asking people from Israel and sympathizers of their cause to not only stop giving donation to Linux Mint but also to stop using Linux Mint altogether.
blogpirate.org: I’m going to gather some well known info about these five popular Linux distribution to give you small preview of Linux operating systems. This is not a top five, rather five distributions I know about.
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suffolk757.com/blog: I’m a Fedora fan, and I’m impressed with each new release, but in the end, its just nowhere near ready.
linuxdevices.com: Proxicast is shipping a portable, battery-powered 3G and 802.11 a/b/g WiFi hotspot that runs embedded Linux.
linuxfud.wordpress: Warning! Using Linux will expose you to legal action by Microsoft! At least that’s what some would like for you to believe.
PR: Red Hat, Inc. today announced that President and CEO, Jim Whitehurst, will deliver the keynote address at the Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) Software Summit & CODiE Awards.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Minimal Xubuntu 9.04
- News: Mandriva 2009.1 and beyond, why use NetBSD, updated openSUSE 11.1 install media, Ubuntu releases as social events, Arch Linux magazine, Barry Kauler on Puppy 5.0, Solaris 11, choosing a distribution
- Released last week: Mandriva Linux 2009.1, FreeBSD 7.2, OpenBSD 4.5, NetBSD 5.0
- Upcoming releases: Linux Mint 7 RC1, BlankOn 5.0
- Donations: Python receives US$300
- New additions: CAINE
- Reader comments
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h-online.com: X.org 7.5 is scheduled to appear in summer, and could include a new Intel graphics driver. The developers have slashed its code to boost reliability and performance.