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Puppy Linux 4.2.1 is not a Puppy, it's a Poppa

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: Puppy has long been the posterboy for all those who needed a light distribution. It is an independent distribution on diet by JWM and a careful selection of applications.

Moblin: Proof that Corporate Support Needed

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blog.cosmix.org: If anything the sudden appearance of Moblin has proven, beyond any doubt, that corporate support is essential if linux — and the open source community — is going to survive beyond a very very small niche.

Linux Distros For Netbooks

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informationweek.com: Our Linux expert tries out netbook-ready Puppy Linux, Ubuntu Netbook Remix, Xubuntu, gOS, and Moblin, and reports on how they stack up.

Biodegradable, solar-powered netbook runs Linux

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linuxdevices.com: A startup in Spain is readying a mini-netbook with open source Linux software and a solar power option. he under-$200 "Gyy" is based on a MIPS-based Ingenic processor clocked to 400MHz, offers an 8-inch, 800 x 480 display, and is made of biodegradable materials.

Fedora 11 Common Bugs page

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happyassassin.net: So, this week I’ve got to do something I’m pretty familiar with! We’ve been working on the Fedora 11 Common Bugs page. Here’s Several Awesome Things about the common bugs page:

Chakra Alpha 2

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techiemoe.com: After my less than stellar rant on Arch Linux, I received much feedback. One fellow suggested I look at something called the CHAKRA Project.

gOS 3.1 Gadgets OS Review

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extremetech.com: gOS is based on Ubuntu 8.04 and thus offers all of the advantages of an Ubuntu based system. This version of gOS includes Wine 1.0 as well as Mozilla's Prism.

Linux Desktop Stats: Wrong Question, Wrong Answers

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bmighty.com/blog: I'm not surprised that desktop Linux has hit the one percent milestone. I'm surprised that anyone takes these numbers seriously in the first place.

Netbook Linux gets revved up

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computerworld.com: Scoffers have been dismissing the Linux netbook, but I've been saying all along that the Linux netbook was alive and well and that Google would make its desktop Linux move with Android this year. But, I sure didn't see everyone this side of Microsoft jumping in the Linux netbook pool for the summer. Well, you know what? That's exactly what they're doing.

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