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Parted Magic 4.0 Has Exciting New Features

http://news.softpedia.com

Patrick Verner announced today the immediate availability of Parted Magic 4.0, a Slackware-based Linux distribution designed to help users with hard disk partitioning and recovery tasks.

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Created by spambot 5 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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First look: Fedora 11 beta shows promise

http://arstechnica.com

The Fedora project has announced the availability of the Fedora 11 beta release. Fedora 11 includes several compelling new features such as support for kernel modesetting, Ext4 by default, and faster boot time.

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Created by polbaan 5 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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Review: Moon OS 2.0

http://www.raiden.net

MoonOS is one of those elegant distros, where it focuses a lot on eyecandy and looking good. And it definitely has a lot of good things to look at. Sorta like something that comes by and catches your eye in a way that nothing else can.

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Created by beckham 5 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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Slitaz Linux - Tiny but fierce

http://www.dedoimedo.com

When someone asks you to name a small Linux distro, under 100MB, names like Puppy and Damn Small Linux come to mind. Now, the featherweight category has another candidate, a 25MB fighter called Slitaz.

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Debian 5: Lenny

http://pcquest.ciol.com

After Etch, it's time for Lenny to prove what Debian can do. The new release includes lots of updates, security enhancements and better hardware support for you.

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Review: Nova Linux 1.1.2

http://server.ericsbinaryworld.com

I recently heard that Cuba had created their own Linux distribution, Nova. Like many other countries with a rocky relationship with the USA (Russia, China, Iran), Cuba is wary of running their entire computer infrastructure on software developed in the USA.

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Test Driving Wolvix 2.0.0 Beta

http://news.softpedia.com

Wolvix 2.0.0 is a Linux distribution based on the popular Slackware 12.2. Built on top of the 2.6.27.9 Linux kernel, Wolvix comes with a lot of modern software packages. The much improved Xfce 4.6 is its default desktop environment.

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Created by mathewt 5 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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Jackalope sighting: first look at Ubuntu 9.04 beta

http://arstechnica.com

Ubuntu 9.04, codenamed Jaunty Jackalope, has reached the beta stage. Ars hops onto the new beta release to see how it performs.

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Created by noodly appendage 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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Why do I like Debian

http://linuxgeeksunited.blogspot.com

I get asked that question a lot. Up until now, it has been a bit difficult to put it into words for me. I finally figured it out today.

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Dreamlinux 3.5 Review - Desktop Emphasis

http://superphysics.awardspace.com

I have been distro hopping a lot in recent times. I was testing a lot of the less known Linuxes but never came across one that had no big problem. Of course, Dreamlinux is a fairly popular Linux distro.

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Where SLED/SLES 11 Fails

http://boycottnovell.com

Early reviewers of the latest SUSE release are not entirely satisfied
SLED and SLES 11 have been released. Selected journalists appear to have received copies of it in advance, specifically for reviewing purposes. What did they think? Let's find out.

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Distributions: The big and the small

http://www.h-online.com

While the community distributions Fedora and Ubuntu, as well as Mandriva, prepare for their spring releases, Novell has been busy completing final adjustments to SUSE Linux Enterprise. Smaller Linux distributions are also doing some spring cleaning and publishing updated versions.

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Created by mick 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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SkoleLinux

http://the-gay-bar.com

Linuxoutlaws' own Fab wrote about Skolelinux being deployed in German schools today. This reminded me that I wanted to write a few notes on SkoleLinux for a while now. SkoleLinux (also called debianEDU) is a Debian based distribution focussed on being deployed in School contexts.

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Created by sunny 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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Review - OpenSUSE 11.1

http://wifi-fanatux.ning.com

I decided to install OpenSUSE this weekend onto my new Maxtor 4 USB hard drive. I've used the live CD before with KDE 4.1, but didn't like not having the option to have different backgrounds on the multiple desktops. Supposedly, this option and others will be available in KDE 4.2. So, instead of waiting, I decided to install KDE 3.5.10. Here's how it went.....
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Created by helix 5 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 39 weeks ago
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Distro Review: Debian Lenny

http://danlynch.org

Ok it’s time for another distro review and I’m a bit overdue with this one but I’m a big fan of Debian and when I reviewed Etch (4.0) last year I declared that if I were to finally grow up and settle down with just one distro this would be the one.

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