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Linux Mint 8 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Linux Mint 8 (aka Helena) is the latest version of the popular, desktop-oriented distribution. Helena was actually released late last year, but I’ve just gotten around to reviewing it.

Linux gives me confidence

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toolbox.com/blogs: This something I never had with windows. Confidence in my operating system. What do I mean by this? Well let me explain.

Fedora Ambassadors Walking Tall

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marilyn.frields.org: I love the fact that in addition to the millions of Fedora fans around the world, we also have in our community a very special group of hundreds upon hundreds of individuals known as Fedora Ambassadors.

Greg Kroah-Hartman speaks

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Interviews

linuxuser.co.uk: Greg Kroah-Hartman is a Linux kernel maintainer, and head of the Linux Drivers Project. He is a Novell Fellow, and works on the SUSE distribution for that company. At the Linux Foundation, Kroah-Hartman has helped to compile the “Who Writes Linux?” survey for the past few years. We caught up to him in early October and talked to him about his work past, present and future on the Linux kernel.

Microsoft unfazed by Ubuntu Windows XP GUI clone

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Microsoft

arstechnica.com: Microsoft legal has decided to react passively to the news of Ylmf OS, a Linux distribution that clones the look and feel of Windows XP.

2010 kicks off era of hidden Linux

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blogs.the451group: For something as open as Linux — the open source operating system developed by thousands of individuals and dozens of companies — you wouldn’t think it would be so hidden, but that’s exactly what Linux will be in 2010 and beyond.

Hulu Desktop for Linux

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Software

desktoplinuxreviews.com: Hulu is one of the most popular video sites on the web. You can watch all kinds of different television shows and movies right in your browser. But there’s also another way to watch Hulu and that’s to download the Hulu Desktop application for Linux.

jolicloud - another Linux for Netbooks

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: No sooner had I written my blurb on Netbook Linux than I came across another alternative, Jolicloud. I had a quick look at their web page, it makes a good first impression, and the descriptions on it sound promising, so I decided to give it a try.

SimplyMEPIS 8.5 beta4 Greets a New Year

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mepis.org: Warren Woodford has announced that SimplyMEPIS 8.4.96, the beta4 of MEPIS 8.5, is available from MEPIS and public mirrors.

The Great Open Source Netbook Interface Race

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earthweb.com: Linux may no longer have the largest share of the netbook market, the way it did a couple of years ago. But you could still say that if the community isn't dominating in sales, it's taking the lead in interface choices.

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