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Sabayon 8 XFCE Review

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  • Sabayon 8 XFCE Review
  • Linux Mint 12: Why it's the best desktop OS
  • Chakra GNU/Linux 2012.02 Archimedes review
  • PC Linux OS 2012.02: nice and stable

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 444

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: First look at Asturix 4 and On desktop
  • News: Debian's position on software patents, Fedora 17 alpha testing, overview of Cinnamon, FreeBSD package management with pkgng
  • Questions and answers: End of support for Kubuntu
  • Released last week: Scientific Linux 6.2, Tiny Core Linux 4.3

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Is Windows 8 a Linux Copycat?

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linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Here in the world of technology, there's no denying that developers of even the most creative new products and ideas "stand on the shoulders of giants," just as innovators in most other realms do too.

Debian Project News - February 20th

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debian.org: Welcome to this year's fourth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: Goodbye Lenny!, Debian GNU/Hurd on the rails, and GPL in Debian: a study.

Where in the world is Tux?

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  • Where in the world is Tux? Photos from 29 countries
  • Linux Live Environments: Cool Tools Even For Windows Folks
  • 2012 Linux Job Forecast: Demand is on the Rise
  • Code in next Debian release valued at $A17 billion
  • Linus Likes Linux License
  • Random thoughts about Linux and my job

Scientific Linux 6.2 released

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  • Scientific Linux 6.2 released
  • Sabayon Succumbs to Cinnamon's Irresistible Allure
  • Debian announces "Wheezy" artwork contest
  • Pear Linux Comice OS 4 beta 1 review
  • Linux Mint 12 Lisa KDE - I don't know what to think
  • DelLinuxOS – An openSUSE based Linux spin
  • Distro Hoppin`: Linux Mint 12 KDE
  • Sick of Ubuntu? Take a look at Linux Mint 12
  • Comparison Test: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" KDE vs. Netrunner 4.1 "Dryland"
  • Chating with Red Hat's John Mark Walker
  • openSUSE Travel Support Program
  • Today’s Featured Distribution – Salix OS
  • CrunchBang 10 update split into two editions
  • 10 Pentesting Linux Distributions You Should Try

Ubuntu and Slackware Named Top Desktop Linux Distros

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pcworld.com: The world of desktop Linux is often portrayed these days as a battle primarily between longstanding leader Ubuntu and up-and-coming challenger Linux Mint, frequently with the suggestion that Mint is winning.

The death of the Linux distro

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zdnet.com: The Linux distro is dying, but that’s not a bad thing. Instead of thinking in distros, the platform (or the environment) is rapidly becoming the differentiator when it comes to different flavors of the free OS, and this will give Linux the much-deserved boost it deserves.

Why The Linux Desktop Matters More Than Ever, This Time?

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lxer.com: If we look back at failures of Linux on Desktops till today and analyze the technical part, it was due to hardware support and the software quality (GUI) that general computer users could use.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 443

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Two and a half ghosts - GhostBSD 2.5
  • News: Robyn Bergeron, Kubuntu funding, Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix, 20 years of SUSE and FreeBSD, Mandriva and Pardus updates
  • Questions and answers: Tracking and identifying users through web browser data
  • Released last week: Sabayon Linux 8, Chakra GNU/Linux 2012.02, Frugalware Linux 1.6

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

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Distros for Games

  • Editorial: Valve have not abandoned SteamOS or Linux, things are looking pretty good
    To re-iterate something I've said every time: SteamOS was never, ever going to be an overnight success. New platforms generally take quite some time to make a difference, but SteamOS has already made a massive difference to Linux gaming.
  • Meet Manjaro Linux Gaming 16.06, an Arch Linux-Based Distro Designed for Gamers
    Today, May 30, 2016, we would like to introduce our Linux readers to an upcoming edition of the Arch Linux-based Manjaro Linux operating system designed for gamers. Meet Manjaro Linux Gaming, a special flavor of the popular Manjaro Linux distribution built on top of the latest Arch Linux technologies, using a highly customized Xfce desktop environment with a dark setup to make it easy on your eyes, and preloaded with some of the best open-source software for gamers.

Upcoming Linux Events

  • Join the Linuxing in London Event to Celebrate Linux, Here Are All the Details
    I recently had a quick chat with Linux evangelist Brian Byrne, known by many as Brian Linuxing, who invited me to an upcoming event that I want to tell you about in this short and painless blog entry. The event is called Linuxing in London, and it is the first of its kind for those who live in London, England, or surrounding areas. It is a Linux event for those who are curious about Linux as an operating system for their personal computers, but also for vendors who want to distribute a free OS with open-source software on their devices.
  • ContainerCon and LinuxCon Japan 2016 Events to Take Place July 13-15 in Tokyo
    The Linux Foundation, a non-profit organization, trying to promote Linux and the open source ecosystem among IT professional, computer manufacturers, and enterprises, announced two important upcoming Linux events. LinuxCon Japan 2016 and ContainerCon Japan 2016 are two of the most anticipated Linux conference events in Asia, promising to bring together top experts from all over the world, including, but not limited to kernel developers, system administrators, IT industry leaders, community managers, and last but not least users.

Parsix GNU/Linux 8.10 and 8.5 Receive the Latest Security Fixes, Update Now

A lot of good things are happening lately for the Debian-based Parsix GNU/Linux operating system, and the distribution's maintainers announced a few hours ago, May 29, 2016, the availability of new security fixes for supported releases. Both the stable Parsix GNU/Linux 8.5 "Atticus" and the upcoming Parsix GNU/Linux 8.10 "Erik" operating system have received important security fixes for various core components, including expat, libgd2, libndp, ImageMagick, libidn, jansson, IceDove, libarchive, QEMU, Wireshark, librsvg, WebSVN, libxstream-java, xerces-c, swift-plugin-s3, and atheme-services. Read more