mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Mageia and ROSA, the two divergent lines of the continuity of Mandriva Linux, are buzzing with activity. For the ones who are not informed, while Mageia 1 kept the line of Mandriva 2010.2, ROSA is intending to keep the line of Mandriva Desktop 2011.
h-online.com: The Portuguese Open Source Business Association (ESOP) has published a white paper which aims to explain the problems laptop manufacturers are facing when trying to introduce systems preloaded with Linux to the market.
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internetnews.com: In New York's Financial District, Linux is your MAMA. The Linux Foundation rang the closing bell at the NYSE yesterday.
networkworld.com: While one could be forgiven for expecting a flame war in the comments on an article entitled "Why Linux is a desktop flop," the discussion that followed its publication was, in the main, thought-provoking and respectful.
linuxbsdos.com: Typing the wrong command can severely cripple your computer. A wrong switch or wrong option is all it takes. One command that I learned to avoid a long time ago, based on what experienced users told me, is rm -rf /.
thelinuxexperiment.com: I have been running Sabayon Linux (Xfce) for the past couple of months and figured I would throw a post up on here describing my experience with it.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: The new Calligra office suite
- News: Ubuntu's "Quantal Quetzal", interviews with Jane Silber, Jono Bacon and Artyom Zorin, whither Mandriva, upgrading to Fedora 17, Haiku overview
- Questions and answers: Using native applications, a note on OpenSSH
- Released last week: Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 201204 "Debian"
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
networkworld.com: It's free, easier to use than ever, IT staffers know it and love it, and it has fewer viruses and Trojans than Windows. It's already ubiquitous on the server side. Plus, there are now alternatives to the most popular software packages out there. So, why hasn't Linux on the desktop taken off?