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Calculate Linux 12.0.2 Desktop Edition

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worldofgnome.org: Calculate Linux is a Gentoo based distribution that includes three different versions: Calculate Directory Server, Calculate Linux Scratch and Calculate Linux Desktop.

Linux Mint 13 MATE: The Different Twin

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linuxblog.darkduck: The second sister in the litter is Linux Mint 13 Maya MATE. This is a distribution with a MATE desktop environment, which is actually the Mint team's fork of GNOME2.

What Is Red Hat Doing To Linux?

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igurublog.wordpress: I’ve seen what to me are disturbing patterns in what’s happening with Red Hat’s influence on core components used by Linux distributions.

LanyardFS: A New Linux File-System

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phoronix.com: A new Linux kernel file-system has been presented, LanyFS, a.k.a. the Lanyard File-System.

BlankOn 8 preview

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linuxbsdos.com: BlankOn is a desktop distribution based on Debian, and comes to use courtesy of some enterprising folks from Indonesia. It uses a highly-modified GNOME 3 desktop environment built with an HTML 5 and CSS 3 custom desktop shell called Manokwari.

Peppermint LINUX 3 - The mint with no holes

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everydaylinuxuser.com: For this review I decided to do a full install to my Samsung R20 laptop alongside the Zorin 6 that is already there. The other reviews I have read have either been live reviews or were performed on a virtual machine.

Fedora + Cinnamon - What gives?

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dedoimedo.com: Not that long ago, I gave Fedora Beefy Miracle another spin, this time, the KDE version, and it was a decent experience overall. Then, a reader pinged me and suggested a marvelous idea - what about testing Cinnamon?

BackTrack 5 R3 review

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linuxbsdos.com: BackTrack is a security-focused Linux distribution that is loaded with all the best Free Software penetration testing applications available. It is based on Ubuntu Desktop. The latest edition is code-named Revolution, and the newest update-release – BackTrack 5 R3, was released just a few days ago

SolusOS 1.2 Arrives, Updates Eveline

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ostatic.com: SolusOS is a newish distribution that has been getting some real good reviews since its inception. A new update was released today to update the current 1.x "Eveline" stable release.

Get to know Mageia better!

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worldofgnome.org: Mageia started as a fork of Madriva in 2010 by former employees and contributors of the commercial Madriva S.A. It is considered as a French distribution, but actually it is a worldwide community based non-profit organization, so the “French” term isn’t quite right. But it has French origins.

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