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First Look: Parsix 2.0r0

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news.softpedia.com: With the spring settling in more and more everyday and flowers blooming all over the place, we thought it would be appropriate to take a first look at the Persian flower distribution that goes by the name of Parsix 2.0r0.

Do Linux users pay a "Microsoft tax?"

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blogs.computerworld: Steve Ballmer recently caught flack for essentially saying that Apple users pay an Apple tax of $500 for buying Macs compared to PCs. Does that mean that Linux users are forced to pay a Microsoft tax every time they buy a PC with Microsoft software on it?

Taking your first Linux baby steps

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examiner.com: There is a wide range of distros for just about every conceivable purpose. Linux Mint is built to be very user friendly. It comes with great software for just about any task, codecs for multimedia enjoyments, and browser plugins for full Web participation.

Zenwalk 6.0: Not Quite Ready

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itnewstoday.com: In this Ubuntu world, distributions such as Zenwalk go relatively unnoticed, yet offer great features to those that know about them.

The Red Hat Patent Problem and AMQP

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h-online.com: The automatic disclosure of a Red Hat patent application has kicked off chain of events which has dented some peoples trust of the company and its patent policies. The H looks at what is going on and how it impacts the wider open source community.

Linux 2.6.29 Kernel Released; Hello KMS and Btrfs

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phoronix.com: With much anticipation, the Linux 2.6.29 kernel was released just moments ago by Linus Torvalds.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 295

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Interview: Robert Shingledecker, Tiny Core Linux

  • News: Ubuntu Jaunty in beta freeze, Gentoo releases for ARM, Mandriva assists with K3b port, openSUSE announces updated build service
  • Released last week: Zenwalk Linux 6.0 "GNOME", Frugalware Linux 1.0, Parsix GNU/Linux 2.0
  • Upcoming releases: Fedora 11 Beta, Ubuntu 9.04 Beta
  • New additions: Bee Linux, Igelle PC/Desktop, Privatix Live-System
  • New distributions: cp6Linux, Denix, FAN: Fully Automated Nagios, JUX, Linux DaVinci
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

SkoleLinux

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the-gay-bar.com: Linuxoutlaws' own Fab wrote about Skolelinux being deployed in German schools today. This reminded me that I wanted to write a few notes on SkoleLinux for a while now.

Configuring true Ubuntu shared disks

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Learn how to setup iSCSI shared disks on Ubuntu Linux

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