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Linux Mint 11 will not dislodge me from 10… yet

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dwasifar.com: So this weekend, because I apparently have nothing better to do, I installed the new Linux Mint 11 (Katya) on one of my test machines.

Rebooting

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  • Rebooting
  • The Linux 3.0 Kernel Will... Reboot Better?

Lenovo's MeeGo Netbook: Hands On

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pcmag.com: But there have been signs of life here at Computex 2011, beginning with Asus's launch of the EeePC X101. And now there's the Lenovo Ideapad S100, which was spotted in the wild running a version of MeeGo that's actually usable. Let's take a closer look.

Kororaa 14 - Linux Mint of Fedora?

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ostatic.com: Kororaa 14 was released today by Christopher Smart. Chris Smart first introduced his Kororaa Linux distribution in 2005, but it fell out of development in 2006/2007. Last Christmas Smart announced that development had restarted on Kororaa and today the first stable release was unveiled.

How much GNU is there in GNU/Linux?

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pedrocr.net: After building the infrastructure to analyse the code in an Ubuntu release I decided to satisfy a simple curiosity and figure out how much GNU software is actually part of a modern distribution.

antiX derivative still "Looking Good!"

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usalug-org.blogspot: As proof of how flexible MEPIS has been, antiX has been in existence over five years now and it has three derivatives (or "flavors") of its own.

Wake up, Linux hippies: No one 'morally obligated' to give back

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theregister.co.uk: For years, open-source advocates – including me – have demanded greater open-source contributions from the world's largest beneficiaries, from Google to Morgan Stanley and the US Department of Defense. Now Amazon is on the firing line for not giving back commensurate with the benefits it receives from various open-source communities, and the thinking behind the arguments are as wrong-headed as they ever were.

Richard Stallman’s Opinion On Dual Booting – “Defenestrate It”

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digitizor.com: We all know that Richard Stallman has some very strong, serious and unconventional views on software freedom. Well, someone decided to ask him his view on dual booting Linux with Windows. His reply?

Shouldn't Linux embrace DRM?

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  • Shouldn't Linux embrace DRM?
  • Can Linux and DRM ever coexist?

Preupgrade Fedora 14 to Fedora 15

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  • Preupgrade Fedora 14 to Fedora 15
  • Fedora Board’s Town Hall
  • Annoying QA fails: NetworkManager
  • NetworkManager Downgraded
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Slackware Live Edition – on its way to 1.0?

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Leftovers: KDE

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Manjaro ARM launched

Hi community, wonderful news in regard of architecture expanding within Manjaro Linux. It all started with a simple post on our developers mailing list. Somebody wants to do Manjaro for ARM … Just after one month of development our first alpha release is now ready. So what is this all about? Manjaro Arm is a project aimed to bring you the simplicity and customability that is Manjaro to ARM devices. These devices are growing in numbers and can be used for any number of applications. Most famous is the Raspberry Pi series and BeagleBoard series. Read more

Plasma 5.5.4 and Calligra Suite 2.9.11 now available

The 4th update for KDE's Plasma 5.5.x series is now available to all Chakra users. According to the release schedule, unless new issues occur, this will be the last update for this series before 5.6 gets released next month. Plasma 5.5.4 as usually includes a month's translations and bugfixes, with the authors highlighting the improvements for handling multi-screen setups. The Calligra Suite also receives a bugfix update to version 2.9.11, which mainly provides fixes for krita and kexi. Read more