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The Linux Command Line - First Edition Is Now Available!

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lcorg.blogspot: After a two year effort, I have released the first edition of "The Linux Command Line" in all of it's 522 page glory!

Sabayon Linux 5.1-r1 - Review and Commentary

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linuxcritic.com: The latest release of Sabayon Linux was announced yesterday and being big fans of the desktop, we decided to take it for a test drive and see what has changed.

My Love – Hate Relationship With Fedora

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linuxcanuck.wordpress: I am a K/Ubuntu user. That means that I am lazy and spoiled. I have access to the largest repositories. I have the biggest and friendliest community. I have lots of podcasts, blogs, IRC channels and help forums devoted to my every need. In short, K/Ubuntu has everything that I need except for one thing. It is not Fedora.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 333

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: A look at LinuxConsole 1.0.2009
  • News: openSUSE wins KDE distro comparison, Archiso-live delivers working installer, Ubuntu presents 10.04 feature list, Katana reveals multi-boot security suite
  • Questions and answers: Kubuntu a second-class citizen?
  • Statistics: CDs sold by online vendors
  • Released last week: Sabayon Linux 5.1, Ultimate Edition 2.5
  • New additions: KahelOS, Unity Linux
  • New distributions: BioPuppy Linux, Comunix GNU/Linux, dwmarch, Matriux, Quirky, SCLive, ShepherdPup, Simplicity Linux, TOP Linux
  • Reader comments

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

Distributions: No winter break in Linux land

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h-online.com: With Fedora 12 and Ubuntu 9.10 now out the door, developers are already turning their attention to the spring releases. KDE3 has definitively gone the way of the dodo as far as openSUSE and Mandriva are concerned. Google is taking its first steps in the operating system market with Chrome OS.

Is Desktop Linux Handicap Accessible?

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earthweb.com: Simple access to desktop computing: It's something that myself, among countless others, take for granted every single day. With proprietary operating systems, there are programs readily available for those who need accessibility assistance with their computers. But what is it like for someone who needs accessibility options on the Linux desktop?

Linux Mint: Making Linux easy

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mybroadband.co.za: Most users that have used Linux as their desktop operating system for any length of time will tell you that Ubuntu is one of the most user-friendly Linux versions available. The people over at Linux Mint disagree.

With Linux 2.6.32, Btrfs Gains As EXT4 Recedes

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phoronix.com: To see how this changes the Linux file-system landscape, atop the latest Linux kernel we have a fresh set of benchmarks for EXT3, EXT4, XFS, ReiserFS, and Btrfs.

ArchLinux + modular KDE 4 + Tools = Chakra

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  • ArchLinux + modular KDE 4 + Tools = Chakra (Alpha 4)
  • Arch Linux 2009.8 Installation Visualization – VirtualBox

Fedora 12

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thelinuxblog.net: Fedora is a bleeding edge distro designed to include the latest and greatest ‘libre’ software. The distro aims to ‘lead rather than to follow’. The advantage is that generally Fedora has features that other distros do not.

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Leftovers: Software

  • Cutegram 2.1.1 Arrives with Many Improvements, Still the Best Telegram Client for Linux Ever
    We’ve introduced Cutegram 2 a while back as the best Telegram Client for Linux ever. Since then, the application received several maintenance releases and it has been updated today, March 29, to version 2.1.1, a point release that brings many cool features to the application.
  • Rhythmbox 3.2 Arrives with Support for Soundcloud and Numerous Improvements
    Rhythmbox 3.2 has been released today, March 29. This is the second maintenance release since Rhythmbox 3.0 was announced and it brings several new features, but also fixes those annoying bugs that you’ve reported since the last stable release of the software, version 3.1, which is still used as the default music player in many popular distributions, such as Ubuntu.
  • MKVToolnix 7.8.0 Brings More DTS Improvements, Drag and Drop Support in MKVInfo
    A new maintenance release of the powerful and popular MKVToolnix software that allows users to manipulate MKV (Matroska) files in Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows operating systems, has been updated today to version 7.8.0, a release that introduces numerous improvements and some new features.
  • gnutls 3.3.14
    I've just released gnutls 3.3.14. This is a bug-fix release on the current stable branch.

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