phoronix.com: The feature freeze and branching of Fedora 18 is scheduled to occur tomorrow. The FESCo meeting happened today where a few of the last features were approved for the Spherical Cow release.
jeffhoogland.blogspot: The too long/didn't read version of this guy's article is that Android is "usable" for most users, while he finds desktop Linux lacking in the usability department. He cites a number of reasons why the distribution he selected (Fedora) isn't "usable" compared to Android.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at CentOS 6.3
- News: Debian releases beta installer for "Wheezy", Fedora adds MATE desktop to its repository
- Tips and tricks: Libtrash - data disaster prevention
- Released last week: Arch Linux 2012.08.04, ClearOS 6.3.0 "Community"
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
h-online.com: IPFire, the hardened Linux distribution for firewall appliances, was recently updated to IPFire 2.11 Core update 61 and along with the enhancements, the developers announced that they are ending support for the Reiser4 filesystem
cnet.com: Every once in a while I try some new version of Linux, some overhauled or updated "distribution" of the operating system that supposedly improves the user experience. And inevitably I get frustrated.
mylinuxexplore.blogspot: I really liked Fedora though it feels a bit geekier than Ubuntu. But, Kororaa changed my view -
hothardware.com: If you've got 3.5 hours to kill, John Carmack's Quakecon keynotes are always fascinating. id games may not be the greatest titles around, but Carmack's knowledge and skills continue to shape the future of gaming across multiple platforms.
itworld.com: One of the easiest ways to start using Linux -- even before you've committed hardware to it -- is to run Linux in "live" mode. And one of the best ways to run in live mode is to build yourself a bootable USB drive using an excellent tool called UNetbootin.
jaysonrowe.blogspot: There are lots of Linux distributions out there. What makes one choose a particular distro over any of the others?
linuxfoundation.org: What happens when you combine the Linux community with a skateboard mecca? You get Skater Tux. We have a couple extra, so we thought we'd host a fun game in which two community members can be the proud owners of these wheels.