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Open Enterprise Interview: Mike Olson, Cloudera

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Yesterday, I wrote about the launch of the open source company Cloudera. Olson explains the background to the company, and to Hadoop, the software it is based on: what it does, and why business might want to use it; he talks about his company's services and business model, and why he thinks cloud computing is neither a threat nor an opportunity for open source.

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Arch Linux - a distro collector’s pick

http://polishlinux.org

Are you tired of frequent seeking or all these mega-piles of CDs constantly growing on your desktop? Is there any place left out there? Do you really need to wait another six months to update your software or get the feature you expect?

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Linux Review 11: Arch Linux

http://linux-exploration.blogspot.com

After 11 successful looks at Linux, I think I may have found my favorite... Arch Linux.

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Five Best Linux Distributions

http://lifehacker.com

There are many, many Linux distributions, and a lot of unique reasons to like them. Read on to see which open-source operating systems inspired our readers to provide our biggest Hive Five response to date.

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Popularity VS Usability

http://linuxgeeksunited.blogspot.com

We see blog posts and articles everywhere. They proclaim that Distro X has the most users. Distro B has the most hits on a site that lists distros. Distro C is the top because Linus or some other "Geek God" prefers it.

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I love openSUSE

http://www.gogoboygo.com

I’m a convert from Ubuntu, after several years with that distribution of Linux, and the difference between Ubuntu 8.10 and OpenSuse 11.1 is night and day.

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Fedora 10: Living on the edge

http://yatsite.blogspot.com

Some people ask me from time to time what will Linux be after 6 months or a year, what changes are planned, which features will be implemented. The answer is actually very simple: Try Fedora.

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Red Hot PCLinuxOS 2009 Walkthrough and First Impressions

http://www.junauza.com

Finally, after almost two years in the making, the latest version of PCLinuxOS has been unleashed. Although released without much fanfare, I was excited enough to download PCLinuxOS 2009 immediately after it is available.

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PCLinuxOS 2009 Is Released?

http://pclinuxosuser.blogspot.com

Although for some reasons, there has been no announcement so far as I know, PCLinuxOS 2009 had been released. I guess it's time for first impressions.

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Review: Zenwalk 6.0, A Sprint And A Stumble

http://reddevil62-techhead.blogspot.com

THE first real connection I made at an emotional level with a Linux distribution was with Zenwalk, back in its version 2.0 days, and it was that connection which persuaded me to make my first (modest) cash donation to an Open Source project.

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Debian 5.0 XFCE At A Glance

http://www.daniweb.com

I've had the pleasure of taking a special Debian 5.0 distribution (Debian 5.0 i386 XFCE LXDE) for a recent test drive as a virtual machine in Citrix XenServer 5.0.

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The Top 10 Distros We Enjoy the Most

http://deviceace.com

A Linux distribution is an OS based on the Linux kernel, and they usually consist of many applications. The main reason that everybody loves Linux is because it’s free, unlike an OS from Microsoft. There are plenty of distros out there, but these are the Top 10 that we enjoy the most.

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Linux Performance: Different Distributions, Very Different Results

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

When I write reviews of various Linux distributions and describe differences in performance I almost invariably get a comment to the effect that all Linux distros are essentially the same: running the same kernel, the same libraries, the same filesystems. Performance should be essentially the same, right?

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Ubuntu is based on Debian unstable

http://mdzlog.wordpress.com

From time to time, I see someone remark that Ubuntu uses packages from Debian unstable, and that they don’t think this is a very good idea. I would like to explain why we do this and how it works, and hope that this will enable a less one-sided view of the subject.

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In defence of Ubuntu against old school hackers

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I have been using Ubuntu since version 5.04 came out. And let me add, this is the damnest Linux distro out there today !! I was a Debian devotee but after 4 years of Ubuntu, now I am a born-again Ubuntu convert.

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