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Fedora 12 - it's a horse, not a camel

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theregister.co.uk: The Fedora Project has announced the latest version of its popular open source Linux distribution. So what does the Fedora 12 release have to offer? The answer is quite a bit.

Time to compile the naughty list: Who isn't playing nice with Linux?

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blogs.techrepublic.com: I might be a bit of a rabble-rouser, but since I brought up the example of Linux/open source discrimination in my last post, “You can’t get there from here: Linux platform hurdles” and asked for your feedback, I keep seeing all sorts of complaints of the similarly disgruntled from all over the Internets/series of tubes.

Fedora 12 LXDE Spin withdrawn

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HowTos
  • Fedora 12 LXDE Spin withdrawn (for now)
  • Fedora 12 Cheat Sheet
  • No root permissions needed
  • How to Upgrade your existing system to Fedora 12
  • Fedora 12 On A Stick (Tutorial)

A tiny cloud in Android

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This article proposes creating an Android-based service that emulates a network server that enhances the value of the local machine in unique and unexpected ways. Put a tiny cloud in your Android handset and experience the usefulness of a local Web server.

Benchmark Your System With PTS Desktop Live

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makeuseof.com: Everybody likes benchmarks. One way to address these inconveniences is to use PTS Desktop Live, a live CD built on Ubuntu containing the test suite which removes any operating system or software requirements for the target machine.

Yet Another Year of the Linux Desktop?

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montanalinux.org: I wrote a comment to an LWN news blurb referring to a story about the future of Linux was in Google Chrome OS. I assume you (the person on LWN who wrote the comment I was replying to) were being sarcastic when you said that 10-20 million Linux desktops don't count.

Knoppix 6.2 arrives

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Debian – The Universal Operating System

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pthree.org: I want to mention how flexible the operating system is by itself, from installing to running. The claim from the Debian project that it is “The Universal Operating System” is spot on, and I hope this post shows you really how universal it truly is.

PCs for Old Folks: Do Seniors Need Stripped Down Tech?

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Hardware

wired.com: Imagine a computer that was so simple even a complete novice could use it out of the box. A computer with a low-powered, low performance and low-priced CPU, the Sempron LE-1250 (or maybe even an Intel Atom). What would you do if you had a warehouse full of these machines, all less capable than the cheapest netbook?

Building On-Ramps on the Fedora 12 Highway

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earthweb.com: "It's all about building on-ramps," says Paul W. Frields, the Fedora Project Leader. “As a community, we tend to be oriented towards getting people involved in the open source process, rather than towards getting everyone to switch from whatever they're using now."

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Similar to the kernel states of having a tainted kernel for using binary blob kernel modules or unsigned modules, a new tainting method has been proposed for warning the user about potentially adverse kernel performance. Dave Hansen of Intel has proposed a new "TAINT_PERFORMANCE" for the kernel that would proactively print a warning message about not using the kernel for any performance measurements. Dave explained in his RFC announcement, "I have more than once myself been the victim of an accidentally-enabled kernel configuration option being mistaken for a true performance problem. I'm sure I've also taken profiles or performance measurements and assumed they were real-world when really I was measuring the performance with an option that nobody turns on in production. A warning like this late in boot will help remind folks when these kinds of things are enabled." Read more

Scientific Linux 7.0 x86_64 BETA 3

Fermilab's intention is to continue the development and support of Scientific Linux and refine its focus as an operating system for scientific computing. Today we are announcing a beta release of Scientific Linux 7. We continue to develop a stable process for generating and distributing Scientific Linux, with the intent that Scientific Linux remains the same high quality operating system the community has come to expect. Please do not install Pre-Release software in your production environment. Read more

Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Now Features Linux Kernel 3.16.1

"The Utopic kernel has been rebased to the first v3.16.1 upstream stable kernel and uploaded to the archive, ie. linux-3.16.0-9.14. Please test and let us know your results," says Canonical's Joseph Salisbury, after the latest Ubuntu Kernel Team meeting. Read more