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Linus Torvalds - Time for a Nobel Peace Prize?

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ghabuntu.com: I was reading through my morning Google alerts when this story caught my attention. It is an article in which the writer is of the view that it's high time the father of Linux, Linus Torvalds is awarded with the Nobel Prize for Peace.

Some People Don't Know When To Leave Well Enough Alone

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ever-increasing-entropy.blogspot: I've had enough of the hatred spewed at me from the Puppy Linux forums and Puppy Linux users everywhere. I am hounded, week in and week out, including three comments on DistroWatch this week, about my "refusal" to run Puppy Linux and my "crazy review". It never stops.

Does Linus Torvalds Hate Freedom?

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OSS

daniweb.com: According to an ongoing debate over the GPL version 3, he does. How can this be, since Linus Torvalds, creator and chief architect of the Linux kernel, knows about software freedom and free software?

Xandros Launches Apps2Market

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Software
Web

thevarguy.com: Xandros, the company behind the Linux distribution called Xandros OS, has launched a custom application store that will deliver digital content to any kind of Internet-connect device, agnostic of any sort of platform.

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.32 (Part 3) - Storage

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h-online.com: The kernel development team have enhanced various aspects of Btrfs, one effect of which is to significantly improve the experimental file system's write performance. A number of changes to the block layer promise better data throughputs and reactivity. There are also several new drivers for storage hardware.

Knoppix Live CD distro rev'd

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desktoplinux.com: Klaus Knopper has released version 6.2 of his Debian-based live-CD Linux distro. Based on Debian 5.0 ("Lenny"), the new version uses the lightweight LXDE as the default desktop, and includes a new version of the ADRIANE talking menu system for vision-impaired users.

Intel Linux Graphics Shine With Fedora 12

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  • Intel Linux Graphics Shine With Fedora 12
  • Fedora 13 May Support Btrfs System Rollbacks

Trust Linux!

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SUSE

cordis.europa.eu: A team of researchers has implemented support for ‘trusted computing’ in a commercially available version of the open source operating system Linux, breaking new ground in the global drive toward more secure computing environments.

Mono sinks its claws into Fedora

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  • Mono sinks its claws into Fedora
  • Saving the "Best" for Last - Fedora 12
  • Installing Fedora 12
  • Fedora : PackageKit change
  • Fedora 12 (Rant)

SugarLabs: Sugar-sweet or Sugar-coated?

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OLPC

olpcnews.com: It's engineering goals call for a (Linux) OS and hardware-agnostic platform, with transparent, free and readily accessible and modifiable code that can be also easily shared among users. The normal user has absolute control over the Sugar part but the core system remains secure from malicious activities.

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