linuxblog.darkduck: This operating system captured my heart from the very first day I saw it. Unlike its predecessor Mandriva, I felt very comfortable with Mageia. Almost a year after the first release, Mageia 2 saw the world at the end of May 2012.
h-online.com: Like many other recent Red Hat minor releases, the third update of RHEL 6 focuses mainly on virtualisation improvements.
Also: New Red Hat Wallpaper
pclinuxos2007.blogspot: The latest stable GIMP 2.8 is great in many ways such as the sane integration of docks, speed and some nice addons. It installs like a charm on Windows 7 and the aging XP. But if you expect it to play nicely on your reliable CentOS 6.2 or Debian 6.0.5, forget it.
internetnews.com: One of the major new features that is set for inclusion in Fedora 18 is something called 'Initial Experience.' The basic idea is to enable new users to have a fully functional desktop out of the box in a very seamless manner.
zdnet.com: Windows 8 PCs and tablets will lock out all other operating systems by default, and trying to find a way around it isn’t easy as both Fedora and Ubuntu developers have discovered. Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu’s founder, shares his thoughts on what Linux should do next about Windows 8’s UEFI lock-in.
wired.com: Linux creator Linus Torvalds may call Nvidia “the single worst company” the Linux community has ever dealt with. But the chipmaker makes no apologies for its approach to the open source operating system.
dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: I've looked at Zorin OS before, and I liked what I saw then. That was based on Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal", and now the new Zorin OS version 6 is based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin", so I'm checking it out.
Also: Zorin OS 6 quick screenshot tour
datamation.com: How do you summarize a desktop? Match desktops with personalities? With priorities? With work habits? At the risk of making sweeping generalizations and collapsing into caricatures, here are a few suggestions of how to answer these questions today:
zdnet.com: Just as surely as Microsoft rules the desktop with Windows and Apple rules tablets with the iPad so Linux rules supercomputers of every type and sort.
phoronix.com: During today's FESCo meeting, the engineering and steering committee approved a number of new features for Fedora 18, a.k.a. the Spherical Cow.