dedoimedo.com: Two distributions that I have been most asked to review are Arch Linux and Chakra. And the reason I have so far refused to do so is the relatively high level of knowledge required to operate them.
- Sabayon Linux 7: A Review
- Sabayon 7 review – the most complete out-of-the-box Linux?
techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen has a new favorite Linux distribution. But that distribution can use some help getting up to speed after installation. Here, Jack shows you what to add for more features in Bodhi Linux.
phoronix.com: After going through ten release candidates, the Linux 3.1 kernel should be released by early next week. However, with the Linux 3.1 kernel release cycle having been dragged on by more RCs than normal and the Kernel.org hacking incident, the Linux 3.2 kernel may end up being abnormally large and its worrying Linus Torvalds.
gnuski.blogspot: A recent post by tech writer David Gewirtz goes on a rant about a remote-hosted server which failed to function or reboot after a CentOS Linux software update. So, are updates the dirty little secret of running Linux?
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: The latest lrom Ubuntu and Kubuntu
- News: LibreOffice looks to expand to new platforms, routers running FreeBSD, the new Qt Project, a talk with the father of SSL
- Opinion: The missing "GNU/"
- Released last week: Sabayon Linux 7 "Core", Kororaa Linux 15.1, Finnix 103
- Upcoming releases: openSUSE 12.1 RC2
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): "Most developer jobs require current knowledge of non-open software," said blogger Barbara Hudson, "but it's a safe bet to say that most jobs are not 'open' jobs. ... The most reliable way to get a job that uses open source exclusively is to create your own.
h-online.com: Linus Torvalds has now released Linux kernel 3.1, tagging it in the git source code control system and uploading it to kernel.org, but not, apparently announcing it in the mailing lists yet.
zdnet.com: I’ve had it. I’ve had it with all the patched together pieces and parts that all have to be just the right versions, with just the right dependencies, compiled in just the right way, during just the right phase of the moon, with just the right number of people tilting left at just the right time.
lifehacker.com: OpenELEC aims to make home theater PCs as much like your DVD player as possible, using a lightweight, instant-on version of XBMC that updates itself for a maintenance-free media center.