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Sabayon Linux 5.1 Released

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v00d00.net: The best, refined blend of GNU/Linux, coming with bleeding edge edges is eventually here! Say hello to Sabayon Five-point-Oneh, available in both GNOME and KDE editions!

Distro Review: Fedora 12

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danlynch.org/blog: Today I’d like to talk about my experiences with Fedora 12 over the last couple of weeks. I’ve been running it as my main desktop and really getting a feel for how it ticks.

Fedora 12 – A Popular Linux Distro You Might Want To Try

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makeuseof.com: Rounding out the fall releases from the big cheeses in Linux comes Fedora 12. Fedora is a popular Linux distribution funded by Red Hat, the most profitable Linux corporation active today. For this reason, Fedora is a well respected and highly popular distribution.

Yes, I Guess We Linux Fools Are Pretty Weird

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OSS

linuxtoday.com: I wish more pundits, bloggers, analysts, and tech reporters would comment more on the astonishing generosity that is the basis of Linux and FOSS. We need to take a break from arguing with each other to thank and honor all the thousands of hardworking talented contributors who give away their work.

Netbooks and where the future takes them

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Hardware

raiden.net: Netbooks seem to be a growing trend in today's market. They're a low budget computer that allow you to do basic stuff like surfing the web, writing documents and a little more. However, are they really useful for those whose computer needs are more than surfing the web?

On the possible merging of Nouveau

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Software

lwn.net: Some sites are reporting that the Nouveau driver (a reverse-engineered 3D driver for NVIDIA hardware) will be merged for 2.6.33. It is worth pointing out that this has not (yet) happened. Here's what has happened:

Slitaz: Life just isn’t fair

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kmandla.wordpress: For the past year, at least, I’ve been chiseling away at Crux systems, compiling sometimes for days straight in order to get clean, sharp, fast systems. And then along comes Slitaz.

Hold that (trojan) horse!

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Security

toolbox.com/blogs: The current news making a big splash around the Linux community is of a trojan that has been created and deployed on the Gnome-look website. For a start this trojan can not automatically install itself. It is not a virus and relies on social engineering to be effective.

JooJoo Linux-based Tablet PC Unleashed

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Hardware
  • JooJoo (supposed-to-be-CrunchPad) Linux-based Tablet PC Unleashed
  • CrunchPad Federal Lawsuit Filed

Nouveau To Go Into Linux 2.6.33 Kernel!

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  • Kernel Log: New stable kernels, 2.6.33 with DRBD and RT2800PCI
  • Nouveau To Go Into Linux 2.6.33 Kernel!
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