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Puppy Linux: Your new best friend

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ghacks.net: On occasion I have a need for a tiny, lightning fast Linux distribution to boot into in order to check various issues on a machine. Either that or I just don’t want to monkey around with someone else’ data. Either way, I will often grab for either a CD or flash drive containing my favorite “micro” distribution, Puppy Linux.

When Memory Serves You: Using ramfs and tmpfs

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linux-mag.com: Need a performance boost for your reads from and writes to a database or other dynamic files? A RAM-based filesystem is just what the good system doctor ordered.

Linux, the chicken and the egg

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toolbox.com/blogs: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? The answer has never been fully resolved to everyone's satisfaction. Linux has a bit of a chicken and egg quandary too. To compile a Linux distribution you need to start from Linux. However I am approaching this question from another angle.

Linux is not hard, it's ignored

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mybroadband.co.za: It's a regular complaint: Linux is too hard. But is it hard, or are there other factors at play?

Pardus 2009.1 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Pardus is a Linux, desktop-oriented operating system developed by Onur Küçük and his team from Turkey. At a time when nearly every new Linux distro is based on or derived from Ubuntu, Pardus is a rarity.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 339

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Opinion: GNOBSD - killed by GUI-is-for-wimps hacker culture
  • News: Future of Solaris, Ubuntu - Yahoo deal, Mandriva's auto_inst and "Cooker" changes
  • Questions and answers: Converting ext3 to ext4
  • Released last week: Ubuntu 8.04.4, PC/OS 10
  • Upcoming releases: Mandriva Linux 2010.1 Alpha 2
  • New additions: GNOBSD, NexentaStor
  • New distributions: gnuArtist, KLEO, Prayaya Q3
  • Reader comments

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

Shardana Antivirus Rescue Disk Utility

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linux-tip.net: This is perhaps the best tool you have ever seen and the best stuff for your USB Stick. Shardana Antivirus Rescue Disk Utility (Sardu) is software that can produce an ISO or an IMA anti-virus bootable CD, comprehensive collections of utilities, the most popular distributions of Linux Lite, and the best known Windows PE.

Why debian rocks

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warpedtimes.wordpress: It has been quite some time, actually years, since I started using Debian. I just thought to write the reasons for which I really like Debian compared to other systems.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

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The Debian project is pleased to announce the fourth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename "lenny"). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems.

Sabayon 5.1 KDE x86 to Current

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wgo.wolf911.us: I decided I would take a look at 5.1 x86 KDE edition since it’s been a long time since I have messed with x86 and KDE. I slotted myself some time and booted up the iso.

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Google just announced a slew of Chrome OS powered devices, including a Flip Chromebook from ASUS and a Chromebit device which is a complete Chrome OS device on a stick. Buried under these announcements where the arrival of Google Drive for Linux. For some reason Google doesn’t have Linux on their priority list anymore this Drive for Linux didn’t even get their own press release. Katie Roberts-Hoffman, Engineer and ARM Wrestler at Google wrote in a blog post announcing the new Chrome OS devices, “Google Drive for Linux brings the much requested service to those enterprise customers who run their businesses on Linux.” Read more