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Linux 3.2 Kernel Benchmarks

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phoronix.com: Following last week's release of the Linux 3.2 kernel, here is a round-up of Linux 3.2 kernel benchmarks. Also included are a new set of kernel benchmarks comparing the 3.2 kernel to older releases while running Intel's blazing fast Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition CPU.

HealthCheck: Linux Mint

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h-online.com: The success of Linux Mint is down to its usability – easy to set up and get running and then use. The latest development is a new user interface, Cinnamon. Richard Hillesley looks at the history of Mint, claimed to be the second most popular Linux distribution after Ubuntu, and considers whether Cinnamon marks a turning point for the distribution.

BrowerLinux: A Linux Distro For The Sole Purpose Of Browsing The Web

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maketecheasier.com: Need a lightweight OS that runs in old computer? Lubuntu. Need a super lightweight distro that can fit into your USB drive? DamnSmallLinux. Need a distro for browsing the web? BrowserLinux. Yes, you heard me right. There is a Linux distro solely for browsing the web and its name is called BrowserLinux.

Linux Takes on a Bigger Role at This Year's CES

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pcworld.com: The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event is always a fun place to learn about the latest new gadgets coming down the pike, but--aside from Google's ubiquitous Android platform--Linux has not typically played a starring role.

Raspberry Pi bids for success with classroom coders

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bbc.co.uk: With the machine about to start its first major production run, could it be the right tool to revitalise computer science in schools?

Fedora 17 Has More Features:

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phoronix.com: Fedora 17 (a.k.a. the Beefy Miracle) already has an impressive list of new features coming, but several more features have been added to their planned list.

Fedora 16 Times 3: One Month, Three Versions

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bmc.com: One of the nice things about Fedora is that, at the same time more or less the base release goes out, the 'Spins' go out too. Not only the Gnome base (which I am not any more intrested in than Unity at the moment, and for the same reasons), but LXDE, KDE, and XFCE versions.

KahelOS 111111 review

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linuxbsdos.com: KahelOS is a desktop Linux distribution derived from Arch Linux. Unlike Chakra, another Arch Linux-based desktop distribution, which uses the K Desktop Environment, KahelOS uses the GNOME 3 desktop environment. It employs a rolling-release development model, and comes to use by way of the Republic of the Philippines.

How Unix / Linux is Depicted in Movies

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ubuntuvibes.com: Jessek has created a pretty cool video on Youtube showing Unix appearing in various movies and shows.

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