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Ubuntu Is Pretty Cool (My Linux Experiment)

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sourcesandmethods.blogspot: I decided to install Ubuntu on an old laptop of mine this weekend and I feel, I have to say, more, well, resilient already. The intelligence implications are pretty interesting, too.

Ohio LinuxFest report: "Forty Years of Unix"

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lxer.com: I just got back from OhioLinuxFest "Forty Years of Unix," and I want to report on what I heard, who I saw, and what I learned.

Also: An Introduction to GNOME 3.0

Kernel Log - Main development phase of Linux 2.6.32 completed

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h-online.com: With the first release candidate of Linux 2.6.32, last night, Linus Torvalds completed the main development phase of the next version of Linux on the main development branch.

Slax

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terminally-incoherent.com: I decided to do something new. I used countless live CD’s in the past, but it actually never occurred to me to try something more persistent. So I dug out my old 2GB USB stick and installed Slax.

Making Linux Binaries Simple: Automate 'Em

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Software

informationweek.com/blog: If Linux doesn't change its attitude about prepackaged binary (read: closed source) software anytime soon, here's a suggestion: a generic software deployment system for Linux binaries.

Sharing Linux

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computerworld.com: Linux users aren't known for being party-animals either, Linux users do enjoy sharing information at a social gathering, and they don't need Microsoft to tell them tell how to throw a party.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 322

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: First look at HP Mini 110 Mi edition
  • News: Slackware adds KDE 3.5 to repository, Debian presents two new package management systems, Ubuntu and Mandriva announce Moblin-based systems for netbooks, Fedora community launches Fedora Mini
  • Released last week: Moblin 2.0, Absolute Linux 13.0.2
  • Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 9.10 Beta, Ubuntu 10.04 release schedule
  • New distributions: KDuXP
  • Reader comments

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

A different kind of suicide

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stargazer.at: It is official by now that there are maniacs out there who already migrated their root-filesystem on BTRFS. So why not joining those freaks?

Boot Linux Over HTTP With boot.kernel.org (BKO)

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HowTos

This tutorial shows how you can boot Linux over HTTP with boot.kernel.org (BKO). All that users need is Internet connectivity and a small program (gpxe) to boot the machine. This gpxe program provides network booting facility.

Is Linux the New Threat?

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investorgeeks.com: When you look at the Redhat balance sheet and its latest results you have to say, wow, this company seems to have their business under control. But I wonder, if not something bigger is happening.

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