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The Debian Installer – The Most Flexible Linux Installer

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pthree.org: I was just recently blown away by what I can accomplish with the Debian installer. I used to think that the openSUSE installer was the most flexible Linux installer, but I think I’m going to at least put the Debian installer in a 2-way tie for first with openSUSE.

Fedora 12 a strong update

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  • Tip of the hat: Fedora 12 a strong update
  • Fedora 12 Review and Commentary
  • Top 10 Reasons to Try F12-Moblin

Fedora 12, upgrade or fresh-install?

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linuxers.org: Constantine, Fedora 12 is going to be out soon. Most of the you will be in a dilemma, whether to do an upgrade or a fresh-install?

Fedora 12 Announcement

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fedoraproject.org: Fedora is a leading edge, free and open source operating system that continues to deliver innovative features to many users, with a new release about every six months. We bring to you the latest and greatest release of Fedora ever, Fedora 12!

Command line tricks for smart geeks

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tuxradar.com: Everyone knows the answer to the question of life, the universe and everything is "42", but for the first time we can reveal the question. It is this: how many command-line tricks must a man memorise?

Examine PHP V5.3.0 features under the microscope

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PHP is an attractive technology, that facilitates a pick-and-mix model of Web-site development. As the popular PHP language continues to evolve, many new features enhance its object-oriented aspects. In this article, PHP V5.3 examples illustrate late static binding, namespace support, class method overloading, and variable parsing and heredoc support.

10 Special Linux Distributions That You Should Know

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daniweb.com: At my last, best count, there were over 550 individual Linux distributions. From the most generic, flat installs of the most common distros to ultra-specialized, multimedia-oriented to the eye-popping, fancy ones--they're all there for the taking. I found ten distributions from among the 500 or so that I know about to spotlight these for some special feature or set of features that will dazzle you.

Linux wins the Clone Wars.

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toolbox.com/blogs/locutus: In my previous article where I compared the respective differences between windows and Linux installation I was informed that I could have avoided all of these troubles with windows by using a clone or ghost image.

The Linux consultant: The Maytag repairman of the IT world

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blogs.techrepublic.com: I was enjoying football Sunday with a few fellow IT friends over the weekend. During the course of the day I pieced a few bits of conversation together and was able to finally draw a conclusion to that age old question “Why don’t more consultants roll out Linux?”

Top 3 Sites To Help You Become A Linux Command Line Master

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makeuseof.com: The truth about Linux today is that one may never have to actually touch a terminal or issue a single Linux command in order to run some versions of this flexible alternative operating system. But once a user becomes accustomed to using the command line interface, it soon becomes the preferred method in many tasks.

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