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Red Hat shares fall after analyst downgrade

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bizjournals.com: Shares of Red Hat dragged the S&P 500 index back from the brink of a record high after an analyst downgraded the company amid doubts about its growth prospects.

Fenrus Linux: A Distro For Performance, Developers

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phoronix.com: Fenrus Linux is a new Linux distribution being led by a well known Intel Linux developer. Goals of Fenrus Linux include focusing upon an optimal developer experience rather than world domination and also maximizing the performance and power management of the open-source operating system.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 500

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This week in the 500th issue of DistroWatch Weekly (incidentally, this is also news item number 7777):

A look at Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 201303

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zdnet.com: Here's what you need to know and the latest LMDE roll-up release, and where you need to pay attention.

Kali Linux: The Next BackTrack

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networkworld.com: Security professionals have been relying on the BackTrack security distribution for many years to help them perform their assessments. The industry has been waiting for the next major release of BackTrack. However, the creators of BackTrack have gone in a new direction and created Kali Linux.

Linux Mint 201303 "Debian" Cinnamon Review

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mylinuxexplore.blogspot: One thing I really like about Linux Mint is the refinement and completeness they render to each and every release. I have been using Linux Mint since 2009 and except for the repetitive art-work, I have never been disappointed so far.

A peek at Fedora Rawhide

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linuxsysconfig.com: Rawhide is the development version of Fedora which includes the latest upstream packages. At some point in the Fedora release schedule a fork (called branched release) is created to become the next stable Fedora and the rawhide version continues on its own.

Have an older PC? Try the new Ubuntu Linux-based LXLE

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pcworld.com: Linux fans may already be familiar with Lubuntu, a lightweight Ubuntu derivative that uses the LXDE desktop environment. LXLE, which is short for “Lubuntu Extra Life Extension,” is actually based on Lubuntu 12.04, but it adds many extra features.

Sabayon 11 Review – Usability Upgrades

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linuxuser.co.uk: Sabayon is Gentoo-out-of-the-box, but does the “for human beings” approach not work for the Linux distro built on being infinitely customizable?

Also: Sabayon 11 Xfce - Still no love for me

Swapping Windows 8 for Linux Mint, openSuSE and Fedora on my new netbook

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zdnet.com: I've just bought a new Aspire One 725 Acer sub-notebook/netbook - here's my take and my adventures loading it with three different flavours of Linux.

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