zdnet.co.uk: I came across something else that happened while I was away the past few weeks, and is worth mentioning. SimplyMEPIS 11.0.12 was released at the beginning of February.
phoronix.com: After writing about Btrfs LZ4 compression support and that the Btrfs FSCK tool wasn't available, it turns out that there is the new Btrfs repair tool, but it's not widely known and it's not recommended to ever use it.
h-online.com: The Core Project's "Team Tiny Core" has released version 4.3 of Tiny Core Linux, the lightweight modular Linux system. The new version introduces a "Self Contained Mountable applications" (SCM) package format for adding additional applications.
linuxuser.co.uk: Linux User sits down with Mint creator Clement Lefebvre to get a measure of the past, present and future of one of the biggest success stories in Linux distro history…
dustinkirkland.com: I have interviewed hundreds of candidates and had the delight of hiring dozens of Linux and open source developers, engineers, and interns over the last 10 years -- at IBM, Canonical, and now Gazzang.
- openSUSE 12.2 Milestone 1
- PCLinuxOS Phoenix Edition 2012-02 Maintenance Release
- Debian Project formally sets software patent policies
- Sabayon 8 XFCE Review
- Linux Mint 12: Why it's the best desktop OS
- Chakra GNU/Linux 2012.02 Archimedes review
- PC Linux OS 2012.02: nice and stable
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at Asturix 4 and On desktop
- News: Debian's position on software patents, Fedora 17 alpha testing, overview of Cinnamon, FreeBSD package management with pkgng
- Questions and answers: End of support for Kubuntu
- Released last week: Scientific Linux 6.2, Tiny Core Linux 4.3
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Here in the world of technology, there's no denying that developers of even the most creative new products and ideas "stand on the shoulders of giants," just as innovators in most other realms do too.
debian.org: Welcome to this year's fourth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: Goodbye Lenny!, Debian GNU/Hurd on the rails, and GPL in Debian: a study.