bbc.co.uk: Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, has been named joint winner of the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize. He shares the honour with Dr Shinya Yamanaka, a stem cell scientist.
bbc.co.uk: Linux creator Linus Torvalds will find out later if he has won the Millennium Technology Prize and an accompanying cheque for about 1m euros ($1.3m; £800,000) from the Technology Academy of Finland.
linuxaria.com: Once upon a time there lived a young squire (engineer) who learned to ride a seasoned horse (computer) with a trusted saddle (UNIX OS) for it was his job. While learning to ride, the squire learned to tweak the saddle (write scripts) to make the horse uniquely his.
dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Linux Mint has been my OS of choice for the last 3 years now. I've been wanting to do this review for quite a while now.
consumerist.com: One would think that Newegg, beloved electronics supplier to the world's geeks wouldn't have a problem with customers installing different operating systems on their systems after delivery. Heck, they should expect it.
linuxinsider.com: Microsoft may find that users are fine to use CentOS on the Azure cloud but will still go to Red Hat and RHEL if and when they are seeking support.
linuxandlife.com: Even with the rise of tablets and smartphones, many people still prefer netbooks as their portable computing devices. However, with so many Linux distros out there, choosing the right Linux distro for the netbook can be a tough task for a lot of people.
debian.org: Welcome to this year's twelfth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:
zdnet.com: Microsoft has made it so that Windows 8 approved PC can only run Windows 8. Fedora Linux has forged a way around it, but not everyone like their approach. Torvalds gives his thoughts on the issue.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: A look at a new hat - Fedora 17
- News: Interviews with PC-BSD and Slackware leaders, the ongoing secure boot saga, the status of multitouch on Linux
- Questions and Answers: A tale of two projects
- Released last week: Sabayon Linux 9, 2X OS 7.1
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....