linuxuser.co.uk: Jon Masters summarises the latest happenings in the Linux kernel community, including the closing of the development ‘merge window’ for the 3.8 kernel
eyeonlinux.com: Linux Mint Debian 201303 RC is has been released. Linux Mint Debian is one of my favorite distros, so I’m very happy to see an update to it.
linuxbsdos.com: Kali Linux is the latest incarnation of BackTrack Linux, an Ubuntu-based distribution for penetration testing. It is developed and maintained by Offensive Security, an outfit that provides security training and certification courses for IT professionals.
goodgearguide.com.au: The 10 biggest leaps forward in the look and feel of the Linux desktops
pcworld.com: Linux is widely referred to as a free and open source operating system, but most Linux distributions, or flavors, aren't actually entirely free. There are a few exceptions, however, and they're essentially the only ones of which the Free Software Foundation fully approves. One of the better-known examples is called Trisquel.
linux.com: Back in 2010 Linux.com published a list of the year's top Linux distributions, and the popularity of the topic made it an instant annual tradition. There have been several shifts and shakeups on the lists presented since then, of course, and -– as you'll soon see – this year's offering holds true to that pattern.
itworld.com: As I zoned out this morning, sipping coffee and watching my dogs wrestle on the couch, I wondered, "If my dogs were Linux distributions, which ones would they be?" Yes, these are the thoughts that run through my head as I get started in the morning.
pcworld.com: Microsoft did its best to usher in a new era of desktop computing with the launch of Windows 8, but many businesses and individuals are opting out. Linux-based operating systems, meanwhile, present an increasingly compelling alternative. Benefits include tougher security and superior customization—not to mention that Linux is usually free.
linuxinsider.com: "I think we offer quite a bit more choice to people. Think in terms of the number of desktop choices we offer. Consider that if somebody in the Fedora community wants to add to those choices, we are supportive of that interest. We will do that."
zdnet.com: A number of interesting new Linux releases are due out in the next few days or weeks. Here's a quick overview of some of them.