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To the space station and beyond with Linux

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zdnet.com: The International Space Station's laptops are moving from Windows to Linux, and R2, the first Linux-powered humanoid robot in space, is now under-going in-flight testing.

Red Hat CEO: We don't need Microsoft to succeed

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Interviews

infoworld.com: Jim Whitehurst also explains why he sees a grim future for desktop Linux even as the open source OS gains importance

Also: What went wrong with MeeGo?

Linux still "benchmark of quality" in this year's Coverity Scan

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Security

h-online.com: Coverity has called Linux the "benchmark of quality" in its newly published 2012 Coverity Scan Open Source report. Linux 3.8's 7.6 million lines of code has a defect density of .59.

5 Linux Distributions With Fastest Boot Speeds

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siliconindia.com: But what makes a Linux OS to be called the most desired one? The experience, the user-friendly attitude, knowledge in troubleshooting and the most important one, the boot time. So without further adieu, let’s take a look at the five fastest booting Linux distributions.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 506

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Welcome to this year's 18th issue of DistroWatch Weekly! Ubuntu's latest release, while not among the most innovative or adventurous ones, continues to intrigue many casual and home users (business users are probably more comfortable with one of LTS releases). Still, many are wondering whether they should risk an upgrade to a new but rather unremarkable release.

Debian 7.0 is Finally Here

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Distro Super Test – Raspberry Pi Edition

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linuxuser.co.uk: We pit six Raspberry Pi operating systems against one another to find out which one is the king of the tiny computer distros

The Linux desktop is already the new normal

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infoworld.com: We're so busy seeking release from Windows that we overlooked all the ways Linux had already freed us

Man wants Raspberry Pi as drone detector

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Hardware

techeye.net: A US engineer is trying to sell the idea of an open source drone detection system built out of shedloads of Raspberry Pi kits.

A Journey of Three Years.

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Linux interest, despite FUD, is on the rise. You can take a look at the numbers in Distrowatch. When I migrated to Linux in 2009, it took Ubuntu 2249 visits to be the first distro ranked.

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