- Release: Linux Mint 10 RC
- Linux Mint 9 review
- Review: Linux Mint Debian
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at Kubuntu 10.10
- News: Looking back at Ubuntu "Maverick" release cycle, Smeegol versus Meego, Arch Linux Handbook and security guide
- Interview: Elizabeth Naramore, Community Development Manager at SourceForge
- Released last week: Sabayon Linux 5.4 "SpinBase", "CoreCDX", Tiny Core Linux 3.2, Super OS 10.10
- New additions: antiX, Fusion Linux
- New additions: Linux MintPPC, 3MX
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
pcworld.com: It kills me to say this: The dream of Linux as a major desktop OS is now pretty much dead. Over the past few years, modern Linux distributions such as Ubuntu have utterly transformed the open-source desktop and the market share remains stagnant at around 1 percent.
pogson.6k.ca: The bug-count of Debian GNU/Linux Squeeze release is looking good, with Squeeze being a Christmas present for the world.
zdnet.co.uk: You may think your day job is demanding, but it's often nothing compared with providing tech support for the family. That's where Linux comes in, says Jack Wallen.
jeffhoogland.blogspot: You have all heard the jokes that the end of the Mayan calender on December 21st 2012 might bring about "the end of the world." There have been more than a few technology releases/announcements in the past couple years that many of us thought would never happen.
mylifeinlinux.blogspot: The more I have played with Linux and added extra features or software, the more I think, “If I had a complete melt down, how easily could I get a new system up and running the way I like it”. Happily there are some quick answers.
edweek.org: Thanks to the relatively simultaneous development of smaller and cheaper laptops and advances in open-source computing, schools that could not afford 1-to-1 computing programs a few years ago are finding ways to adopt them today.
ostatic.com/blog: Linux is now doing a surprisingly good job of arriving at big businesses and in the hands of consumers without needing to control the desktop. That said, Linux still needs some efforts to come together to achieve big things, and they have to do with federated, organized initiatives.
geektrio.net: Linux is all around us. From phones to firewalls, from Macs to PCs, it’s getting hard to find electronics that don’t run Linux. Below is a list of 6 distros that were milestones for Linux adoption.