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Kernel Mode Setting (or why your $500 NVIDIA only displays 16 colors)

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netsplit.com: Graphics cards from different manufacturers are very different beasts, in fact, often different generations of graphics cards from the same manufacturer can be pretty different too.

SimplyMEPIS 8.5 Goes Gold!

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mepis.org: MEPIS LLC has announced the availability of SimplyMEPIS 8.5 from MEPIS and public mirrors.

Hacker vows to avenge Sony's PS3 Linux cut-off

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  • Hacker vows to avenge Sony's PS3 Linux cut-off
  • Geohot Looks To Enable Other OS Support For The PS3
  • iPhone Hacker: I'll find a Way to Keep Linux on PS3

What Linux needs

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kmandla.wordpress: Learning about Linux has been as much an education about computers as it has been about human behavior. Take, for example, this somewhat elderly thread complaining about photo management.

An Easy and Inexpensive Quad-Core System for Linux

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freesoftwaremagazine.com: My son’s hand-me-down motherboard recently gave up the ghost, and I decided that was a good excuse for an upgrade. Shopping around, I found that multi-core CPUs were finally in my price range, so I decided to build him a quad-core system. This build worked out extremely well, with almost no configuration problems.

What Is Unity Linux?

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linux-blog.org: There’s been a lot of confusion about exactly what Unity Linux is. I thought I’d talk today a bit about that.

Element 1.1 Screenshots

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beginlinux.com: Element 1.1 is a distribution designed specifically for home theater or media center computers. Check out the screenshots.

It's the End of the Life as We Know It and Linux Feels Fine

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itworld.com: That endings happen on a regular basis is nothing new; we see evidence of change and chaos every day. We just don't like to talk about it. Endings can make us jumpy, sad, angry. Who likes saying goodbye to a visiting friend, or watch the last game of the season?

SliTaz Linux 3.0 - “Small but Powerful”

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linuxcritic.com: SliTaz 3.0 is upon us and we decided to take this tiny distribution for a spin and see how well it caters to the minimalist crowd. This distribution weighs in at an incredible 30 meg download, but does it contain the applications one needs to have a functional machine?

Time for a Linux laptop

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I’m buying a new laptop in April, and I’m not exactly floored by a dizzying array of options. As if I already hadn’t come to the conclusion that I needed a new laptop, my old laptop completely locked up on me while I was writing this post today. So I’m definitely in the market. Read on.

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