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Distro Review: SAM Linux 2009

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danlynch.org/blog: After some delay it’s finally time for me to write up my thoughts about SAM Linux 2009, a distro I must confess I hadn’t really heard of until someone asked me to review it. It’s a German distribution based on the very popular PCLinuxOS. So how would I get on with this unknown quantity (to me at least), read on to find out…

Linux and plethorization

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linuxjournal.com: Why is it that Linux distros divide and multiply? And do we have a better name for how and why that's done than, say, "forking"?

Using Linux for the wrong reasons

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dedoimedo.com: Just as using your car's trunk as storage space is plain wrong, there are circumstances when using Linux, no matter how benevolent the effort may be or the users seemingly pleased with their evangelistic experiences, is misguided.

Linus Torvalds Comes Clean. Or Does He?

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ostatic.com/blog: If you've been following Linus on Twitter lately -- okay, the fake Linus -- then you've probably learned more about him in the last three weeks then you ever wanted to know. I, however, had a few lingering questions.

Mepis 8.0.10 perfects KDE 3.5.10

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: KDE 4.3 is Great but I would suggest all newbies to try the last, KDE 3.5.10 release of Mepis 8 (8.0.10) before it moves into KDE 4 world (cos i don't know what will happen then).

Interview: Martin Maurer from Proxmox

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montanalinux.org: Proxmox VE is a very light-weight Debian-based distribution that includes a kernel with support for both KVM and OpenVZ.

Why does Debian smell like freedom?

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pkrishnan.net: Now when I ask myself if I would like to pay for the newest Windows, I come up with a big no. This is not the first version of Windows and it certainly wont be the last. Clearly, the more I invest in Windows today, the more I will re-invest in the future. Even if one ends up buying Windows, he’d soon have had to pay for an MS-Office licence.

Internet radio exec: don’t mention Linux!

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pcpro.co.uk/blogs: “I don’t like the using the word ‘Linux’ on a radio.” Why did the Scot in the sharp suit go queasy at the very mention of Linux?

Life Lessons Learned From Using Linux

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junauza.com: It's no secret that those of us who have learned to appreciate Linux and in effect all things that are related to FOSS have gained some wisdom that can be applied to our daily lives.

Zenwalk And Open Sores: Life Goes On

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reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: So, I was concerned when I learned of a split in the ranks of the team of developers responsible for one of my favourite Linux distributions, Zenwalk.

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