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A newly minted Linux a must for the desktop

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  • A newly minted Linux a must for the desktop
  • Linux Mint 10 (Julia), First Impressions

Pelagicore Joins Linux Foundation

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linuxfoundation.org (PR): Automotive Infotainment Development Company Pelagicore Joins Linux Foundation. Growing momentum for Linux in In-Vehicle Infotainment industry brings new contributions to Linux Foundation.

Ubuntu vs Fedora: which is best?

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  • Ubuntu vs Fedora: which is best?
  • Ubuntu's Great Graphical Gambit: X Won't Mark the Spot
  • Centrify and Canonical Partner

Rant: Linux Wars

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jonmasters.org: I got into Linux almost 15 years ago now. Back in the day, Linux was about having a cheap and convenient UNIX-like system for those who couldn’t afford expensive Sun hardware at home or who wanted to get more involved with understanding and hacking on the internals.

Review: GNU/Linux Utopia 12112010 (Idea by Manuel)

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Reader Manuel kindly asked me to write a review of a distribution he has created called GNU/Linux Utopia, and I am doing that right now.

I miss the old Debian

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steve.org.uk: I miss the days when Debian was about making software work well together.

Linux Mint server downtime, switch your repositories

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blog.linuxmint.com: The German datacenter we’re using is moving to France and this impacts two of our dedicated servers:

Pinguy E-17 remix

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raiden.net: This build is a livedvd showcasing the newly beta EFL libraries for the E-17 window manager. It was built on the 10.04 Ubuntu core and follows PinguyOS, in being a working out of the box operating system.

RHEL 6 has Nothing Noteworthy for Home Desktops

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Final shows up on 10th November 2010, almost 44 months after its previous major release (RHEL 5 was released on 14th March 2007). But at the time it came, it's already obsolete.

SimplyMEPIS Version 11 Alpha 1 and antiX core

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usalug-org.blogspot: Last night I downloaded the first Alpha Build, Version 10.9.70 for the upcoming SimplyMEPIS Version 11.0 release. I did encounter one issue: the GRUB Legacy Boot Manager was set up incorrectly, so the device number in the root line, for example:

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Chromixium – An Ubuntu Based Google’s Chrome OS Clone

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BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition review: A promising start

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Enabling Open Source SDN and NFV in the Enterprise

I recently attended the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in Shenzhen, China, to promote Intel’s software defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) software solutions. During this year’s IDF, Intel has made several announcements and our CEO Brian Krzanich showcased Intel’s innovation leadership across a wide range of technologies with our local partners in China. On the heel of Krzanich’s announcements, Intel Software & Services Group Senior VP Doug Fisher extended Krzanich’s message to stress the importance of open source collaboration to drive industry innovation and transformation, citing OpenStack and Hadoop as prime examples. Read more Also: Myth-Busting the Open-Source Cloud Part 2