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Debian to adopt time-based releases

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itwire.com: The Debian GNU/Linux Project has decided to adopt time-based development freezes from now on, on a two-year cycle.

Ten plus years of Linux desktops.

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toolbox.com: Linux has been around and useable on the desktop for over ten years. So I decided to go through the internet way back machine, namely google, and look for some screenshots of Linux desktops over the last ten years.

7 Tasks You Shouldn’t Use a GUI For

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nixtutor.com: Sometimes the GUI is just too slow. Learn how to resize images, add drop shadows, splice mp3s, clone hard drives and more with the command line. Here are a few tasks that you might want to consider using the command line for.

Stupid UNIX man tricks

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UNIX has hundreds if not thousands of commands, and it's impossible to remember every option and nuance. But, happily, you don't have to: man, UNIX's built-in, online reference system, is man's best friend. Take a look at this shortcut guide to the UNIX man pages system.

Red Hat: 'We spend over $100 million a year to advance Linux'

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cnet.com: Matthew Szulik, Red Hat's former CEO and current chairman, has been in semi-retirement for the past two years, but you'd never know it from listening to his interview with the BBC's Peter Day. Szulik, ever the revolutionary, talks up open source's opportunity to disrupt conventional software and promote social reform.

Anonymous BitTorrent Using ItsHidden VPN

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ItsHidden is now offering a free VPN targeted at those who want to protect their privacy online. Named ItsHidden, the free VPN solution has opened up a BETA test to the public, who can now privatize their Internet traffic - including BitTorrent transfers - in next to no time.

Review: antiX M8.2 'Thasunke Witko'

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reddevil62-techhead: antiX is billed as a fast, lightweight Linux distro which is ideal for use on older hardware. It includes two window managers - IceWM (the default) and the excellent Fluxbox - plus the facility for using an iconified desktop through the Rox-Filer application.

Review: New Linux Mint a Desktop Lightweight at Best

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newsfactor.com: Linux was making good strides in the desktop PC market before Windows 7 came out with the free-for-one-year Try Before You Buy RC1. So, can Linux hold on to the market share it easily took from Windows?

VLC 1.0.1 is out!

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VideoLAN is pleased to announce the release of the second version of the Goldeneye branch of VLC: 1.0.1!

IBM, Novell to slash Linux prices for mainframes

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theregister.co.uk: With System z mainframe revenues down 39 per cent - and MIPS mainframe capacity shipments off 20 percent in the second quarter - IBM is keen on boosting mainframe sales. And it wants to use Linux as a lever.

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