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Anne Nicolas Retains Mageia Board Chairmanship

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Linux Anne Nicolas has been chairman of the Mageia.Org Board of Directors since its first election a year ago. From the outside looking in, it appears she has performed professionally and skillfully. Apparent the board agrees.

Mageia 2 Beta 2 Review

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Linux Mageia is nearly in its second iteration, and the Mandriva fork has gone a long way to establish its own identity while retaining the best bits

Porteus, The Portable Community Linux

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all-things-linux.blogspot: Porteus grew out of the fan project that gave us the Slax Community Remix, a continuation of Slax 6.1.2, the last official Slax release for quite a while, dating back to August 2009.

The 1% Linux myth

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Linux EVERY year, some bozo comes up with a prediction that Linux on the desktop is dead. These people really ought to know better, but it’s fun to get a rise out of Linux users.

Red Hat Turns More Into More

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Linux Margins matter. The more Red Hat (NYS: RHT) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from the best stocks in the market.

Red Hat's $1B milestone notable but chump change vis-a-vis overall Linux

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Linux The Linux Foundation’s exec director saluted Linux distribution leader Red Hat for reaching $1 billion in revenues but pointed out that the overall Linux industry is worth many, many billions today. In a recent post, LF Director Jim Zemlin said the “collective investment” in Linux, at $10 billion, is freely available and that the resulting “network effect” [...]

Fuduntu 2012.2 Released

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  • Fuduntu 2012.2 Release
  • Btrfs In Linux 3.4 Kernel Has Big Changes
  • Speed Boost: The Linux Kernel Can Run On Zero CPU Cores
  • Three in race for post of Debian leader
  • Fedora online defragmenter for ext4 filesystem
  • Debian Edu interview: Wolfgang Schweer
  • That Juju that you do Part II
  • Btrfs Fixes for openSUSE
  • Legacy OS 4 Mini needs only 800 MHz & 256 MB
  • openSUSE Summit

Linux boss: We're number one where it counts

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Linux At the start of the 6th annual Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit, chief executive Jim Zemlin is in buoyant mood. Attendance has never been better, open source code is becoming more popular in new areas of the industry, and Linux is number one in all the sectors that count.

Red Hat questions Canonical's Ubuntu EC2 popularity claims

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Ubuntu LINUX VENDOR Red Hat has cast doubt on Canonical's claim that Ubuntu is the most popular Linux distribution on Amazon's EC2 service by saying it uses "selective" data.

What DEFT brings to the table

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Linux DEFT is a Linux distribution that is based on Lubuntu, itself based on Ubuntu Desktop, and loaded with the “best free and open source applications dedicated to incident response, cyber intelligence, computer forensics.”

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