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