h-online.com: A new packet scheduler is designed to help avoid buffer bloat and "Early Retransmit" offers faster connection recovery after TCP packet loss. The E1000e driver already supports the network chip for Intel's next-generation desktop and notebook platform.
gearburn.com: Recently I’ve reviewed the latest ‘consumer’ version of Ubuntu, namely 12.04, and found that it was pretty far away from being perfectly consumer friendly. Then one of our readers suggested I review Mint 13 Cinnamon.
debian.org: Welcome to this year's thirteenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:
was is a small Linux distribution aimed at lower-resource computers. It always reminded me of Puppy Linux, not so much in appearance (or even operation), but in philosophy and feel. It's blinding fast on modern machines, it offers a customized light-weight window manager and popular applications, and it's still a two-minute download.
barrons.com: Needham & Co.’s Scott Zeller today kicks off coverage of Red Hat (RHT) with a Buy rating and a $63 price target, writing that “field discussions in our data center software coverage have made increasing mentions of open source alternatives as companies consider their architectures for “data center refresh” and a move to cloud computing for public as well as private cloud buildouts.”
junauza.com: Linux is, and always was, one of the most powerful operating systems on the planet. Though simple to use and learn, Linux’s untapped prowess can be used to accomplish many tasks in your daily life.
dedoimedo.com: As I promised, here's the third Mint review this spring. I really like Mint 13 Maya so far, and it's being introduced into my sacred production setup as we speak.
internetnews.com: For the last several years, I've been asking Red Hat when Btrfs would land in Red Hat powered Linux distributions. Now I know the answer.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at Sabayon Linux 9
- News: Debian 7.0 freeze, Mandriva foundation talks, overview of Zorin OS, Vinux interview
- Questions and Answers: Mounting network shares at boot
- Released last week: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3, Zorin OS 6, Pinguy OS 12.04
- Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 2
- New distributions: BootMed, Dracon Comodos Linux, Linutop OS
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....