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Sabayon Linux 5.5 Released

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

Sabayon – PackageKit, the Other GUI

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Software Alright, some of you are out there mumbling and grumbling about Sulfur, the gui front-end to entropy. The largest complaint I see is how slow it is on start up and even slow operations after it is up and running. There is an alternative.

Preview: Bodhi Linux 0.1.4 Beta

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: I've been reading a lot of good things about Bodhi Linux recently. It's a young (just a few months old) Ubuntu-based distribution that exclusively uses the Enlightenment E17 WM. I've used GNOME, KDE, Openbox, and a bit of LXDE, Xfce, and Fluxbox, but I've never used Enlightenment before, so this is a totally new experience to me.

My Triple-boot Netbook...No More

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: In July last year, I wrote about my little netbook Toshiba NB-100. Even though it originally came with Windows XP preinstalled, I forced Redmond's OS to make room for SimplyMepis 8.0. That's how my dual-boot computer was born

Switching to Desktop Linux? 6 Ways to Ease the Migration

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Linux With all the many compelling reasons for a company to switch to Linux on the desktop, it's no wonder that businesses large and small are increasingly relying on the free and open source operating system. How can you make the desktop Linux migration process as easy as possible in your business? Here are a few suggestions.

Bodhi Linux Review - Incredibly Good

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Linux Bodhi Linux is NOT yet another Ubuntu based Linux distro. Bodhi Linux is among a very few number of Ubuntu based distros that run Enlightenment(E17) window manager instead of the popular alternatives like GNOME or KDE. I had never used anything other than GNOME, KDE and XFCE desktops before and I have to tell you, my experience with Enlightenment desktop has been a completely refreshing one.

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.38 (Part 1) – Graphics

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Linux Kernel version 2.6.38 supports AMD's new Fusion CPUs and offers 2D and 3D acceleration with many current GeForce and Radeon graphics cards. Power economy for the graphics cores in Intel processors and chip-sets has been improved; new page flipping features aim to eradicate image flickering, tearing and incomplete rendering issues.

Also: Linux Kernel 2.6.38 brings very interesting features

Debian Project at several conferences and trade fairs

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Linux The Debian Project is pleased to announce that it will be present at several events in the coming weeks, ranging from developer oriented conferences to user oriented trade fairs. As usual, upcoming events are also listed on our website.

Red Hat Mogul Sued for $30 Million

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  • Red Hat Mogul Sued for $30 Million
  • Red Hat Pops On Upgrade
  • sellers abandoning shares of red hat on 1.2x above-average volume
  • TBJ poll: Red Hat should move HQ to downtown Raleigh

Linux is a win-win for education

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Linux Articles on the use of Linux for educational purposes have come up frequently, some focus on the use of Linux in educational institutions. Often times, these institutions are looking to save as much money as possible, and using Linux can be a good option for just that reason.

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