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Linux Mint 15 Olivia Xfce - Almost awesome

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dedoimedo.com: All right, here's another Mint article. Basically, we have covered pretty much the entire spectrum. Now, for the first time ever, I am going to take a look at the Xfce version. Never done that before, so it should be interesting.

Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier Dons a New Red Hat

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ostatic.com: Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier was a regular name in Linux not so long ago. He first appeared on my radar writing for the different websites I visited. Later, he became a full-time Novell employee as community manager for openSUSE. But now, after a bit of a sabbatical, he's traded in all his green t-shirts for red hats.

Linux 3.10 Kernel Receives Two Updates in One Day

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eweek.com: There were two updates for a stable Linux kernel yesterday. Is the process too fast? Linux Kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has a plan to slow it down.

How Windows, OS X, and Ubuntu are slowly turning your PC into a smartphone

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Gadgets

pcworld.com: The glorious era of PC stardom is over. Once the belle of the technology ball, desktops and laptops now share the spotlight with smartphones and tablets, and the embrace of mobile devices by consumers has provoked deep changes in the computing landscape.

Why Did Red Hat Ultimately Win The Battle For Monetizing Linux Support?

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forbes.com: Red Hat has dominated in providing “corporate production Linux” because it not only understands Linux, it understands corporate, and it understands production. What does it mean to understand corporate?

On Android Being Linux

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ostatic.com: Thom Holwerda on OSNews has a few choice words for those who would argue against Android being a Linux distribution. As much respect as I have for Thom and OSNews, I have to disagree with him on this point.

The Most Exciting Linux 3.11 Kernel Features

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phoronix.com: With the Linux 3.11 kernel due to be released in the coming weeks, here's an overview of the most exciting changes for this next major Linux kernel update.

Worms and Linux

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Security

linuxjournal.com: If you look back at the history of computer worms, you'll see that the computer worms that caused the most damage were directed toward the Microsoft Windows OS. Is this because of the number of Windows vulnerabilities, or is it merely due to the number of Windows users? The question remains unanswered. Meanwhile, apart from the Morris worm, very few worms have been directed toward Linux.

Quick Elementary OS 0.2 Luna Overview

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webupd8.org: Two years after the "Jupiter" release, elementary OS 0.2 Luna (stable) has been made available for download recently. With a bit of a delay, here's a quick overview of what to expect from Luna, along with screenshots and of course, a video.

GOG.com Might Get Linux Support

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