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Had A Gnuff?

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gurublog.wordpress: Yesterday a reader dropped me a link to Gnuffy, which is an offshoot of Arch Linux started about three years ago. Looking over what has been accomplished with it thus far, I was very impressed with their ideas on expanding Arch.

Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.1 released

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debian.org: The Debian project is pleased to announce the first update of its stable distribution Debian 6.0 (codename squeeze). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.

Continued Adventures in Distro Remixing

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montanalinux.org: I've been making a personal Fedora remix for a while now... since Fedora 10. While that might sound hard, thanks to Fedora's livecd-tools package and their livecd-creator script, it is really quite easy. I recently started making a remix of Scientific Linux 6.0 and wanted to share.

Exotic Linux distros: A walk on the wild side

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zdnet.co.uk: Some Linux distributions are more valuable than others, but even some of the odder varieties can come in handy, says Jack Wallen.

Tim Burke: ext4 Is Not Going Anywhere Any Time Soon

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muktware.com: Depending on the maturity of the feature, the timing for release in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release will differ. That means that ext4 is not going anywhere any time soon.

Webconverger: Linux for Libraries?

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freedominthelibrary.org: Webconverger 7.2 is a live CD whose claim to fame isn’t that it boots into a desktop environment with a surfeit of applications, but rather that upon boot it offers Firefox and nothing but: no menus, no icons, not even configuration tools. Just Firefox.

Comparison Test: Fuduntu 14.9 vs. Fusion 14 "Thorium"

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Oh boy. I've been wanting and waiting to do this comparison test for quite a while now, and now I can finally do it! The problem was that Fusion 14 "Thorium" was just released a few days ago, and before that I didn't want to compare a stable release of Fuduntu to a pre-release of Fusion.

Patent Board Says Red Hat’s Portfolio Is Valuable

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sys-con.com: Turns out that Red Hat, which loathes patents - since they're inconvenient to its business model - and would love to stop Microsoft from getting its hands on Novell's patents, has the 50th strongest patent portfolio in the IT industry.

Debian CUT, a new rolling release?

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omgubuntu.co.uk: t looks like 2011 started well for Debian. The project won awards in two out of seven categories at the Linux New Media Awards. Just recently Internet.com declared Debian the most influential distribution ever. However, one of the greatest criticisms of Debian is that its release cycles are too long.

7 Surprises From Turkey

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linuxblog.darkduck: Modern Turkey is different. It is fast developing and technologically progressive country. And of course, Linux is popular there too, as well is all over the world. If you have Linux fans, surely you will have your own Linux distributive. Does Turkey have one?

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