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Old hardware a handicap? Au contraire!

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Hardware

kmandla.wordpress: I spat out my metaphorical coffee this morning, when I read this line, in regard to a 1.7Ghz Athlon with 256Mb and a 60Gb hard drive.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 377

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Software

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Introducing PiTiVi
  • News: RHEL hits release candidate status, Fedora 14 features, understanding Debian release process, Linux Mint 10 look and feel
  • Questions and answers: Virtual Machine options
  • Upcoming releases: OpenBSD 4.8, DragonFly BSD 2.8
  • Released last week: Ultimate Edition 2.8, LinEx 2010
  • New distributions: 4MLinux, Arch Hurd, MarBSD, OpenHost OS
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Quick Look: Super OS 10.10

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eyeonlinux.com: I just finished reading a fun and interesting book about Superman and his struggles with Hollywood. So I thought it fitting that I write one of this week’s Quick Looks about Super OS 10.10.

On a tour of YALI

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Software

linuxbsdos.com: The next stable release of Pardus will be Pardus 2011. According to the release announcement of Pardus 2011 beta, which was released a couple of days ago, YALI will ship with a redesigned interface and a bunch of advanced features.

Tales from a Windows-free life

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Microsoft

blog.pizslacker.org: I completely stopped using Windows around 2002, and I've really enjoyed it, very, very much Smile No More Windows For Me!

Death of Desktop Linux

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  • Numbers and the Death of Desktop Linux
  • I See Dead Linux!

RFC: A Preview Of The Phoronix Graphs With Iveland

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Web

phoronix.com: Earlier this week I shared part of the vision that Matthew Tippett and I have for OpenBenchmarking.org (the next-generation version of Phoronix Global) and how it will change Linux benchmarking when launched with Phoronix Test Suite 3.0. One of the features of OpenBenchmarking.org / Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" is a major overhaul to the result graphs. Here's a preview.

Linux: What Makes Linux Compelling to Use?

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blog.eracc.com: This question popped into my head today while I was reading my Linux based RSS feeds. Almost all Linux based articles that try to "sell" Linux do so by comparing Linux to some other operating system. With Linux I think we need to concentrate more on the question of, "Why is Linux good?"

One week, three distributions (Day 6: Linux Mint Debian Edition)

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thelinuxexperiment.com: To round out the week I installed the newly released Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE). Like the other posts I have made I will walk you through my first impressions as well as the general overall feel of the distribution.

Preview: Pardus 2011 Beta

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: I'll just say it: the review didn't go well at all. I raved about Pardus 2009.2 but I can't similarly rave about Pardus 2011 Beta. Why?

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