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Review: Linux Mint 13 LTS "Maya" MATE

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Linux Mint has been my OS of choice for the last 3 years now. I've been wanting to do this review for quite a while now.

Newegg: Installing Linux On Your Computer Is Basically The Same As Breaking It

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consumerist.com: One would think that Newegg, beloved electronics supplier to the world's geeks wouldn't have a problem with customers installing different operating systems on their systems after delivery. Heck, they should expect it.

Microsoft Loves Linux - as Long as It's Not Red Hat

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linuxinsider.com: Microsoft may find that users are fine to use CentOS on the Azure cloud but will still go to Red Hat and RHEL if and when they are seeking support.

The best Linux netbook distro?

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linuxandlife.com: Even with the rise of tablets and smartphones, many people still prefer netbooks as their portable computing devices. However, with so many Linux distros out there, choosing the right Linux distro for the netbook can be a tough task for a lot of people.

Debian Project News - June 11th

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debian.org: Welcome to this year's twelfth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:

Linus Torvalds on Windows 8, UEFI, and Fedora

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zdnet.com: Microsoft has made it so that Windows 8 approved PC can only run Windows 8. Fedora Linux has forged a way around it, but not everyone like their approach. Torvalds gives his thoughts on the issue.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 460

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: A look at a new hat - Fedora 17
  • News: Interviews with PC-BSD and Slackware leaders, the ongoing secure boot saga, the status of multitouch on Linux
  • Questions and Answers: A tale of two projects
  • Released last week: Sabayon Linux 9, 2X OS 7.1

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Dangerous Concessions: Red Hat, Fedora and the Secure Boot Shocker

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linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Well it's been a jubilant few weeks here in the Linux blogosphere. Late last week Linux Girl lifted her head to find the mood had shifted dramatically.

US Navy buys Linux to guide drone fleet

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theregister.co.uk: The US Navy has signed off on a $27,883,883 contract from military contractor Raytheon to install Linux ground control software for its fleet of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drones.

Linux Mint 13 Maya with MATE desktop review

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dedoimedo.com: All right, time for another Mint Maya review. MATE is the second official desktop interface offered with the spring release, the team having some trouble deciding which one would suit their users better, the more conservative MATE, which is a rather accurate Gnome 2 clone.

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antiX 16 & OpenMandriva 3.0 Beta 2 Release, openSUSE Numbers

It was a busy day in Linux with Slack, antiX, and OpenMandriva all working towards their next releases. Sam Varghese quoted Alberto Planas who said openSUSE sees about 1600 new installations each month and Gentoo's Donnie Berkholz posted his retirement notice. Bruce Byfield posted two interesting articles today, one explaining the difference between an Open Source user and a Free Software Activist and the other describing the stringent Debian packaging policies. As a bonus, a lady in California won a $10,000 award in small claims court from Microsoft over its Windows 10 behavior. Read more Also: OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 Beta2 is here! New Releases!

Linux Practicality vs Activism

One of the greatest things about running Linux is the freedom it provides. Where the division among the Linux community appears is in how we value this freedom. For some, the freedom enjoyed by using Linux is the freedom from vendor lock-in or high software costs. Most would call this a practical consideration. Others users would tell you the freedom they enjoy is software freedom. This means embracing Linux distributions that support the Free Software Movement, avoiding proprietary software completely and all things related. In this article, I'll walk you through some of the differences between these two freedoms and how they affect Linux usage. Read more

Red Hat Helps Microsoft

Dual-core MCU Arduino compatible SBC has WiFi and audio

T-Firefly’s open-spec, Arduino Uno compatible Fireduino SBC offers Rockchip’s dual-core, Cortex-M3 RKNanoD MCU, plus WiFi, RTC, and MP3 audio. Chinese embedded firm T-Firefly is apparently the new name for T-Chip Technology, which sponsors the Firefly open source hardware project. Its Arduino I/O- and IDE-compatible, dual-core Fireduino board is supported by the Firefly project along with Linux/Android hacker boards like the Rockchip RK3128 based Firefly-RK3288 Reload and Firefly FirePrime. Schematics and the like have already been posted. Read more