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Linux Mint 7 (XFCE)

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desktoplinuxreviews.com; Some people have slower computers and some folks simply have no need for all the desktop bells and whistles found in KDE or Gnome. If you’re one of those folks then you might want to consider checking out the XFCE version of Linux Mint 7.

Linux Migration Guide: Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Linux Maintenance

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linux.com: There's no avoiding it, if you're using a computer (or just about anything else) the operating system needs to be maintained. This article addresses Linux maintenance issues and techniques.

The Cost of SELinux, Audit, & Kernel Debugging

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phoronix.com: When benchmarking development releases of Fedora in particular, they often end up being much slower than the final build and perform lower when compared against some of the other leading desktop distributions. As we have mentioned in previous articles, this is generally due to the debugging support enabled within the development builds of Fedora.

Options position for move in Red Hat-08/13/2009

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nasdaq.com: One big investor snapped up a boatload of puts on Red Hat today, positioning for a decline in the shares or increased volatility.

2009 OpenSource World – Day 2

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OSS

blogs.opennms.org: I’m not sure where the show lost its way, but the once huge conference was just a shadow of its former self. OSCON has become the main show for open source, and with Linuxcon coming up in a few weeks I can guess why the hardcore Linux crowd stayed away.

Nokia's Linux strategy broadens with upcoming Maemo 5

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Hardware

arstechnica.com: Photos of Nokia's upcoming Maemo 5 device have been leaked, and they reveal that it is likely a smartphone and not just a tablet. The device reflects Nokia's growing commitment to Linux.

10 reasons Linux should be your netbook operating system

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blogs.techrepublic.com: Some users believe that Windows is the best netbook OS. But others - such as Jack Wallen - think Linux is a much better fit. Check out his reasons and see if you agree.

Debian: contempt for "end user" values has to stop!

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freesoftwaremagazine.com: Three recent problems with packages in the last stable release of Debian GNU/Linux (“Lenny”), brought me face-to-face with what is still a major obstacle for acceptance of free software on the desktop: contempt for the values of the people who use it.

OpenSource World kicks off with sparse crowds, nothing-new keynote

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blogs.zdnet.com: If the attendance at the opening keynote for OpenSource World (formerly known as LinuxWorld) serves as a barometer for anything to do with the economy, the tech industry or even trade shows, things are not looking good.

Dell: Linux v Windows netbook returns a 'non-issue'

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channelregister.co.uk: Speaking at OpenSource World, a Dell executive deflated Microsoft's enthusiasm for making a case out of the number of Linux netbooks returned by unhappy customers.

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