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Old Computer? No Problem! Linux Saves The Day.

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linux-blog.org: Want to know what utilizes 54.3 MB of RAM idle at 1% CPU utilization on a Gateway M250 laptop? CrunchBang Linux, that’s what!

December Linux fun

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mybroadband.co.za: We look at the latest big Linux releases and a few coming up in the months ahead.

Linux Mint 12 Lisa Review: Magnificent

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techdrivein.com: Linux Mint, the venerable Ubuntu based Linux distro, is in the news again. Linux Mint 12 codenamed "Lisa" is finally released. It based on GNOME 3.0 and runs GNOME Shell with some ingenious tweaks of its own.

Linux Mint 12 MATE Review

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: The recent release of Linux Mint 12 has gotten quite a bit of attention. Most reviews of Linux Mint 12 have focused mainly on the GNOME 3 desktop (as pointed out in the comments of my Linux Mint 12 GNOME 3 review by reader liquidkermit). But there’s another desktop environment included in Linux Mint 12 called MATE.

Linux Journal's Readers' Choice Awards 2011

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linuxjournal.com: The votes are in, the tallies are counted, the hanging chads have been evaluated, and we have our winners. This year holds a few surprises, a couple dominant players and as much open source as you can handle.

Is Linux Mint an Ubuntu-Killer?

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  • Is Linux Mint an Ubuntu-Killer?
  • Linux Mint 12 Review

What Linux n00bs Need to Know

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linuxinsider.com: It's a sad fact of life that none of us are born experts in much of anything, and certainly not in Linux. Noobs are how we must all begin our adventures in the world of FOSS, in other words, much as we may try hard to pretend otherwise.

Red Hat's Linux changes: Fixes or ISV positioning?

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itworld.com: Recent proposals from the Fedora Project that could change the fundamental infrastructure of Linux have been met with caution and critical analysis. They also may raise questions on why Fedora and its commercial parent Red Hat seem to be pushing away from existing standards.

Everything I Needed to Know about Linux I Learned from My Pets

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networkworld.com: My relationship with my motley crew of cats and dogs is similar to my relationship with Linux. In both cases, I've learned that patience pays off, and life is better with than without them.

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