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Review of Exherbo Linux (From A User’s Perspective)

http://halffull.org

Exherbo is a Linux distribution led by a small team of opinionated developers. It’s lean, to say the least, but when they give you a solution for something you can believe it’s well engineered and that it does that task well - nothing more.

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Knoppix 6.0: Perfect Distro (also for Netbooks)

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Knoppix has always been regarded as one of the most versatile Linux distros out there, but the latest version of the venerable Live CD Linux distribution has got yet another trick up its sleeve.

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Top Five Geek-Style Distros

http://www.extremetech.com

Here are a list of some of the distros that really appeal to the geeks, though they are not LIMITED to geek use:

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Taking Ubuntu 9.04 Out For A Spin

http://www.itnewstoday.com

Earlier this week, I previewed Kubuntu 9.04, so I thought it would be a logical next step to preview Ubuntu 9.04 as well.

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DreamLinux 3.5 Desktop Edition

http://beginlinux.wordpress.com

DreamLinux Desktop 3.5 Edition was released on March 1st, 2009. The distro has experienced some significant changes recently and it really seemed to do it for me in the past so i thought I’d give it a try and see what it could offer me.

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5 Minutes of Knoppix 6.0.1

http://benhay.blogspot.com

Outrageously good. The livecd boots faster than most hdd installs. System booted, installed to hdd, and rebooted to hard drive install in less time than the Fedora livecd required just to get to a login prompt.

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Qimo and Linux MInty

http://jdeeth.blogspot.com

This week on Linux Monday, let's look at two Ubuntu-based distributions that are designed to make things easy. One's for kids, and one does a little more of the setup work for you.

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linux needs more porn

http://www.thegsblog.com

Yes, I went there, and by ‘Linux’ I mean generic software that runs on the platform. This week is the annual Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas, and there’s at least a billion users out there who think the computer is at best a porn delivery device.

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Fedora 10

http://jaslarue.blogspot.com

For several years now, I've used PCLinuxOS, but a recent series of updates made my system very unreliable. I got restless, and popped in a Fedora 10 disk I got in the mail.

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Review: Slackware 12.2

http://server.ericsbinaryworld.com

I’ve already reviewed some distros based off of Slackware such as Zenwalk and Slax. Along the way I’ve come to learn about some of the appeal of Slackware and why people would base distributions off of it. However, it does have a reputation as a very hard distro to install.

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Cuba launches Gentoo Linux distro

http://www.desktoplinux.com

The Cuban government has launched its own version of Gentoo Linux, dubbed "Nova." The distribution was developed in response to embargo hassles in updating and acquiring Windows, as well as concerns over U.S. government spying via the OS, says an industry report.

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The Silly Names Of Linux-Distributions

http://blog.isecore.net

Linux is Free Software. Generally the average person tends to think of “Linux” as simply one operating system, but it’s rather a family of systems. Think of Linux and the various distributions as branches on the same tree-trunk.

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Looking at Lenny: hands on with Debian 5.0

http://arstechnica.com

The Debian development community has officially released version 5.0 of the venerable open source Linux distribution. The new version, which is codenamed Lenny, includes updated software, security enhancements, and improved hardware support.

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(GNU) Linux distros: What’s the best?

http://cibertito.wordpress.com

“What’s your primary Linux distribution of choice?“. Every time I talk with my neighborhood’s friends, this is one of the usual questions always come up… always! And the curious thing is that every one has the perfect answer: Debian! Ubuntu! Mandriva! whatever! Do you know how many Linux distros are available around the Internet? Too many!!! (You can check a huge list at DistroWatch).

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Which enterprise Linux to choose?

http://www.itwire.com

Debate abounds between Linux lovers which distribution to choose on the desktop. But what about the server? Yes, all versions of Linux are equally capable of serving your mail and web site, but just what is it in those so-called "enterprise" editions that make them, well, enterprise-y?

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