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Linux Mint 11 KDE to be Based on Debian, Maybe

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Linux Linux Mint 11 GNOME was released nearly two months ago. Some of us have been waiting for the KDE version to test (and possibly use) and wonder where it is. Today a blog post by Clem gives a clue.

SimplyMEPIS 11.0 review - Spartan, but ok

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Linux SimplyMEPIS is quite easy to overlook. A distribution designed to complete with Mandriva and openSUSE back in early 2000s, it has seen little shift in its general strategy, even thought the Linux market has been eclipsed by Ubuntu's rise.

Bodhi Linux… Ubuntu might have a competitor

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Linux Bodhi Linux is yet another attempt to convince users that you don’t have to pay 54£ (Windows 7 Home Premium) in order to use your computer for basic tasks like writing emails and browsing the Internet.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 413

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Trying Kubuntu 11.04
  • News: CentOS announces long-awaited release, Mint "KDE" switches to Debian base, Sabayon leader vents his frustration, interview with Ian Murdock, marketing at ALT Linux
  • Interviews: Boudewijn Rempt, Calligra Suite
  • Released last week: CentOS 6.0, Linux Deepin 11.06, ArtistX 1.1
  • Upcoming releases: openSUSE 12.1 Milestone 3
  • New additions: Redo Backup & Recovery
  • New distributions: Game Drift Linux, Manjaro Linux
  • Reader comments

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

CentOS 6 Released

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Linux We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-6.0 for i386 and x86_64 Architectures.

A Changing Web Culture Fits With Red Hat

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Linux Jim Whitehurst sees user collaboration as the wave of the future, not only for technology companies but for the business world at large.

A look at: ArtistX (1.1) – LiveCD

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openbytes.wordpress: The one thing about a distro based on Ubuntu is that there is an accepted (high) level of functionality you can expect out of the box. ArtistX is no exception to this.

A quick look at Linux Mint LXDE 11

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Linux Mint represented my return to Linux. It was the first distribution I tried that "just worked", and since that day I have not had Windows installed on any of my personal PCs. I have, however, jumped between a few different Linux distributions, and have recently settled on Fedora 15.

Fedora 15 LXDE on a Dell Mini 10v -- nice!

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Software My 10v is a modest, capable little machine even if it does run too hot. Linux Mint LXDE convinced me that LXDE is the way I want my Linux on the 10v. But LM 9 LXDE had problems with sound and wireless on this netbook.

OK Mint you win! I am impressed.

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Linux Decided since it was a typically sunny English summer day (blowing a gale and pissing it down) that it might be a good time to try installing Mint onto the laptop I use for work.

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