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Fedora 11 Common Bugs page

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happyassassin.net: So, this week I’ve got to do something I’m pretty familiar with! We’ve been working on the Fedora 11 Common Bugs page. Here’s Several Awesome Things about the common bugs page:

Chakra Alpha 2

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techiemoe.com: After my less than stellar rant on Arch Linux, I received much feedback. One fellow suggested I look at something called the CHAKRA Project.

gOS 3.1 Gadgets OS Review

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extremetech.com: gOS is based on Ubuntu 8.04 and thus offers all of the advantages of an Ubuntu based system. This version of gOS includes Wine 1.0 as well as Mozilla's Prism.

Linux Desktop Stats: Wrong Question, Wrong Answers

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bmighty.com/blog: I'm not surprised that desktop Linux has hit the one percent milestone. I'm surprised that anyone takes these numbers seriously in the first place.

Netbook Linux gets revved up

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computerworld.com: Scoffers have been dismissing the Linux netbook, but I've been saying all along that the Linux netbook was alive and well and that Google would make its desktop Linux move with Android this year. But, I sure didn't see everyone this side of Microsoft jumping in the Linux netbook pool for the summer. Well, you know what? That's exactly what they're doing.

Netbooks & Moblin

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gentlemanrogue.com: I recently downloaded the latest live image of Moblin. It’s pretty slick. Runs fine on my Acer Aspire One booting from the USB drive.

Migrating to Desktop Linux: What is the Big Deal? Answer: Nothing.

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blog.linuxtoday: The anti-Linux FUD has been flying thick and fast lately. It's not even interesting fresh FUD, but tired, worn-out old FUD. If you believe the headlines and all the masses of verbiage being emitted by Redmond's tame "tech" "reporter" battalions Linux desktop market share has dropped since 2001.

Up close and personal with Debian 5.0

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techradar.com: The latest Debian version – 5.0, codenamed Lenny – was released on 14 February. To mark the release, Linux Format magazine talked to some of the developers involved and took a look at the new stuff on offer.

GNU ARM toolchain embedded development on Linux

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Learn more about embedded development using the ARM core as well as how to install the GNU tools and begin using them

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