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Netrunner (Albedo) – A look at a brand new distro!

http://openbytes.wordpress.com

Code named Albedo, its an Ubuntu based distro, but before I hear groans about “another product derived from Ubuntu” let me explain some important differences.

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What's the best lightweight Linux distro?

http://www.tuxradar.com

There are plenty of reasons for wanting a low-resource distro running on your computer. The important things that we'll look at here are the amount of space needed, how much processing power is required to get the distro running at an acceptable level, and the effort required to get it to work.

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How 10 Popular Linux Distro Sites Looked When they Launched

http://www.thegeekstuff.com

This is how some of the popular Linux distro websites looked like when they launched initially. Thanks to the archive.org for all the screenshots. Redhat website looked pretty decent for a 1996 website. Which one of these websites did you like?

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Trisquel 3.5 and Truly Free Software

http://reddevil62-techhead.blogspot.com

Some people put their principles before their lives, dragging the whole of the human race along with them to a better place. But those are the really big, spotlight principles, like freedom of speech, equality and justice.

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Created by Papa Smurf 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 36 weeks ago
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The State of the Distributions

http://kernelnews.com

Whether you are new to Linux and asking "Which Distribution should I use?", or if you have been using Linux for years and want to see what the other distributions offer, this article highlights the differences between the major Linux Distributions.

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Wolvix linux - A linux distro based on Slackware with a graphic installation mode

http://www.unixmen.com

Wolvix is a desktop oriented GNU/Linux distribution based on Slackware. It features the Xfce desktop environment and a comprehensive selection of development, graphics, multimedia, network and office applications. Using Wolvix does not require more than basic computer skills, but installing and administering the system might require more knowledge than some of the other GNU/Linux distributions.

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MoonOS - Something is amiss

http://www.dedoimedo.com

MoonOS is a Ubuntu-based distribution, running the Enlightenment manager. I just came across it one day, no biased feelings, no foreknowledge, nothing. It was a Linux I have not used before and decided to take for a spin.

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ArchBang 2.0 brings installer

http://pdg86.wordpress.com

Care to test the latest and the finest and the smoothest release yet?

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Created by zarkovic 4 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 41 weeks ago
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In Defense of Distro-hopping

http://ostatic.com

Brian Proffitt recently tackled the topic of distro-hopping over on LinuxPlanet. Proffitt wonders whether the practice might be passe or something to be discouraged, but it's here to stay and should be encouraged rather than looked at askew. Distro-hopping, if you're not familiar with the term, is the practice of switching Linux distributions.

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5 Linux distros I normally recommend to newbies

http://www.ghabuntu.com

If you have friends or colleagues who you would like to have try the Linux OS, an important decision would be the distro you choose. There are over 500 out there and whatever distro you choose will be a great factor in shaping your friends view of Linux.

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10 Best Minimal / Low-Footprint Linux distros

http://blog.taragana.com

With the emergence of netbooks there is an increasing demand for lightweight and faster OS with minimal/low-footprint. We listed the 10 best:

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Created by industrialmachine 4 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 42 weeks ago
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Stop Fighting Linux and Learn Your Distro

http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com

Is Linux frustrating for you? Do you find yourself spending time trying to figure out why package updates broke or undid changes you've made? You're not alone, but we have good news: it doesn't have to be that way.

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Five Brilliant Ubuntu-based Distros You Never Knew Existed

http://www.linux-mag.com

The major derivatives of Ubuntu are well known, but what about the others? Just because they aren’t as popular doesn’t mean they don’t have something to offer! We introduce five of the least known, yet simply outstanding distributions.

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Created by kaeser 4 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 43 weeks ago
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Try 10 OSes You've Never Heard Of

http://pcplus.techradar.com

We explore the little-known seas beyond Windows, Linux and Mac OS X and discover a treasure chest of alternative OSes for you to plunder.

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Created by toolbanger 4 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 46 weeks ago
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Which distro offers the best experience?

http://www.dedoimedo.com

There are hundreds of Linux distributions available worldwide, kitted with an infinite number of kernel/desktop/applications combos, each offering a unique perspective and usage model. Ultimately, which one offers the most complete all-round experience of all?

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