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Installer Fails in Fedora and Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

linuxtoday.com/blog: Another week, another round of tinkering and messing around with Linux doodads. The Ubuntu Koala text installer has a years-old bug, and Fedora 11 LiveCD has a showstopping installer bug. Never a dull moment in computer-land!

Elive 1.9.51 Unstable - Review and Commentary

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linuxcritic.com : Elive is a debian based linux live cd that runs the beautiful Enlightenment window manager. Today we're going to take you on a visual tour of the cd and discuss how it's progressing.

Testing Out Linux File-Systems On A USB Flash Drive

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phoronix.com: In past articles we have delivered plenty of file-system benchmarks from testing out EXT4 to Btrfs to NILFS2. One area though where we have not published any file-system benchmarks is for USB flash drives.

Media PC on Linux

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Hardware

polishlinux.org: As an experiment I decided to build Media PC based on Linux. First of all I was wondering, how much did the Linux distributions evolve in the past few years.

Simplicity - Linux desktop/OS for the elderly

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news.bbc.co.uk: What connects Italian vegans, Valerie Singleton, and Linux Mint? Well they're all involved in a firm whose business is bringing computing to older users.

Linux Desktop Ready for the Users

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kdedevelopers.org: I often say that my hypothetical user for Kubuntu is my girlfriend. Unfortunately I'm between girlfriends at the moment but the intent is still there. Someone who uses the computer for everyday tasks of web browsing, chatting, watching videos, listening to music, writing some documents, storing photos.

I'm Not A Linux Geek. Really.

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oneclicklinux.com: The thing is, folks picture me just like the geeky computer brainiac in the comic. But, really, I'm not a Linux geek. Sure, I run Linux, but I'm pointing and clicking just like anyone else would do in Windows or Mac.

I think I’m tired of Desktop Linux

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movingparts.net: I just bought a MacBook Pro and am really happy with it thus far. Spent a bunch of time before then reading up on whether the MacBook Pros can play nicely with Linux (model 5,5 is what I ended up getting), and felt pretty comfortable that a MBP could be a really nice Linux machine.

Linux app migration from Windows, Solaris, & OS2

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Here's some help to port your applications from Windows, Solaris, and OS/2 to run natively on Linux on x86-based systems. The information here also covers porting from Windows to Java and porting and migrating x86-based Linux apps to Linux on multiple other hardware platforms.

Linux introspection and SystemTap dynamic kernel analysis

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Modern operating system kernels provide the means for introspection, the ability to peer dynamically within the kernel to understand its behaviors. With this knowledge, you can tune or modify the kernel to avoid failure conditions. Discover an open source infrastructure called SystemTap that provides this dynamic introspection for the Linux kernel.

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