- 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.
- Where in the world is Tux? Photos from 29 countries
- Linux Live Environments: Cool Tools Even For Windows Folks
- 2012 Linux Job Forecast: Demand is on the Rise
- Code in next Debian release valued at $A17 billion
- Linus Likes Linux License
- Random thoughts about Linux and my job
- Scientific Linux 6.2 released
- Sabayon Succumbs to Cinnamon's Irresistible Allure
- Debian announces "Wheezy" artwork contest
- Pear Linux Comice OS 4 beta 1 review
- Linux Mint 12 Lisa KDE - I don't know what to think
- DelLinuxOS – An openSUSE based Linux spin
- Distro Hoppin`: Linux Mint 12 KDE
- Sick of Ubuntu? Take a look at Linux Mint 12
- Comparison Test: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" KDE vs. Netrunner 4.1 "Dryland"
- Chating with Red Hat's John Mark Walker
- openSUSE Travel Support Program
- Today’s Featured Distribution – Salix OS
- CrunchBang 10 update split into two editions
- 10 Pentesting Linux Distributions You Should Try
pcworld.com: The world of desktop Linux is often portrayed these days as a battle primarily between longstanding leader Ubuntu and up-and-coming challenger Linux Mint, frequently with the suggestion that Mint is winning.
zdnet.com: The Linux distro is dying, but that’s not a bad thing. Instead of thinking in distros, the platform (or the environment) is rapidly becoming the differentiator when it comes to different flavors of the free OS, and this will give Linux the much-deserved boost it deserves.
lxer.com: If we look back at failures of Linux on Desktops till today and analyze the technical part, it was due to hardware support and the software quality (GUI) that general computer users could use.