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Cinnarch 2012.11.22 is Looking Sharp

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ostatic.com: Cinnarch is a new project coupling Linux Mint's Cinnamon desktop with the popular Arch Linux. Like Arch, it's technically a rolling release distribution, but with periodic snapshot releases. A new update, considered "in beta stage" by founder Alex Filgueira, was just released and it sounded ripe for a test drive.

Linux Mint 14: It’s like Windows 8, minus the bad bits

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extremetech.com: The developers behind the Ubuntu-based Linux Mint distribution have announced the immediate availability of Mint 14 (Nadia). The new release brings a number of incremental under-the-hood improvements and tweaks.

Kernel Log - Coming in 3.7 (Part 3): Infrastructure

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h-online.com: Linux 3.7 can use signatures to verify the integrity of kernel modules, while the new integrity appraisal extension helps to detect malicious software from a third party. The new kernel loads firmware files without udev and includes important container improvements.

Fedora 18 Pre-Release Report

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montanalinux.org: I've been remixing Fedora 18 pre-release for quite a while now. I started by putting Fedora 18 on my netbook. Then I put it on my home desktop system. I ran it for more than a month. I finally decided to put it on my workstation at work. Care to follow me on my journey?

The Linux’s perception of my neighbours

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dragonsreach.it: I’ve always presented myself as a Linux geek to my neighbours and it has been nice seeing how the Linux word evolved (with funny and surprising quotes) during the past ten years in their minds.

The history of Linux: how time has shaped the penguin

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techradar.com: As we sit in front of the latest version of Ubuntu, Fedora or SUSE, revelling in the glorious animated desktops, taking pleasure in the ease-of-use the GUI grants and enjoying the fact that most of our hardware works out of the box, do we ever wonder how on Earth our favourite operating system got to this point?

Happy 10th Anniversary, MEPIS Linux!

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Manjaro 0.8.2 XFCE: Light, fast and works well, new Package manager aside

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mylinuxexplore.blogspot: The flagship distro from the Manjaro stable is perhaps the XFCE version. I was deeply impressed by the refinement and functionalities offered by KDE version. The XFCE version, too, lived up to the standards set in 0.8.1 release.

Linux Mint 14 MATE and Cinnamon preview

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linuxbsdos.com: Linux Mint 14, code-named Nadia, hit the download mirrors yesterday. That’s less than 10 days after the first Release Candidate was announced. What type of testing does this thing get?

Also: Linux Mint 14 released, leaves fresh taste in our mouths

Linux Mint 14 Unleashed

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ostatic.com: The Linux Mint team today announced the release of version 14, codenamed "Nadia." Today's release ships in MATE and Cinnamon desktop varieties for 32 and 64-bit architectures.

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PC-BSD Becomes TrueOS, FreeBSD 11.0 Reaches RC2

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    Most Phoronix readers know PC-BSD as the BSD operating system derived from FreeBSD that aims to be user-friendly on the desktop side and they've done a fairly good job at that over the years. However, the OS has been in the process of re-branding itself as TrueOS. PC-BSD has been offering "TrueOS Server" for a while now as their FreeBSD-based server offering. But around the upcoming FreeBSD 11.0 release they are looking to re-brand their primary desktop download too now as TrueOS.
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