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Dreamlinux offers new multimedia edition

http://desktoplinux.com

The Dreamlinux project, a Brazilian distribution based on Debian, Knoppix, and Morphix, today announced the release of a Multimedia GL edition of Dreamlinux 2.2. This live CD with a graphical hard disk installation option boots directly into an XFce desktop and features a 2.6.18.1 kernel and moderate-sized application package.

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Time to get off Red Hat’s case?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Red Hat is a company that is easy to dislike.
Maybe it’s the relationship with IBM. Maybe it’s the way they absorbed JBOSS. Maybe it’s CEO Matthew Szulik, or the proprietary way in which the company operates.
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Whatever, I think it’s time we got off Red Hat’s case

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TurboLinux Wizpy Review

http://www.linuxlookup.com

Though Linux in the mainstream has come a long way over the past few years, there is still this stigma of being difficult to install and use. The TurboLinux Wizpy is trying to sway consumer perception with the introduction of a pocket-sized multimedia player that contains a bootable version of TurboLinux operating system.

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Yoper 3.0 requires some tinkering

http://www.linux.com

Yoper claims to be a high-performance Linux distribution optimized for newer processors. It incorporates components from other distros, but its packages have been built from scratch to provide enhanced performance. I tested a beta of Yoper 3.0 on my desktop a year ago and was so impressed that when 3.0 was released this month, I installed it on my new Hewlett-Packard Pavilion dv6105 notebook.

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Options in OpenOffice.org Calc

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Like other OpenOffice.org applications, Calc has several dozen options in how it is formatted and operates. These options are available from Tools -> Options -> OpenOffice.org Calc. Thanks to OpenOffice.org's habit of sharing code between applications, some of the tabs for these options resemble those found in other OpenOffice.org applications.

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easy Linux Distribution Chooser

http://www.zegeniestudios.net

Here is very nifty little automated guide to choosing a Linux distro based on your experience, preferences and hardware.

Give it a try. It's great fun. Will it come up with a selection of the distros you would have chosen yourself?

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The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 7.04

http://www.howtoforge.com

buntu Studio is a special Linux distribution tailored to the needs of audio, video, and graphic enthusiasts or professionals. Because Ubuntu Studio is based on Ubuntu, you are not limited to this area, but can install any application that is available for Ubuntu, thus turning Ubuntu Studio in a normal desktop for everyday use.

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Trolltech tempts hackers with free Linux phones

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Trolltech will provide free phones and SDKs (software development kits) to developers willing to target its Qtopia application development framework for mobile phones. The Qtopia Greenphone Grant Program will provide an unspecified number of awardees with Qtopia SDKs, along with Trolltech's open, Linux-based Greenphone target device.

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Linux News: Business: Enterprise Linux 5 May Lift Red Hat Q1 Earnings

http://linuxinsider.com

In a June 21 note to clients, WR Hambrecht analyst Robert Stimson wrote he thinks the company's first-quarter results will come in at or slightly above his estimates of 16 cents in adjusted earnings per share and $117.3 million in revenue. Stimson wrote the company's Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 will benefit from being the first product in its market with extensively tested virtualization features.

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A Look at Fedora 7

http://www.pcworld.com

This month, however, I had a chance to install and test Fedora 7, the latest community-based release from the folks at Red Hat. Fedora and Novell's OpenSuse are Ubuntu Linux's two chief "competitors," if you care to frame things that way.

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An Open Letter To ATI/AMD

http://www.phoronix.com

"Why I'm not buying an ATI video card (even though I really like both ATI and AMD products)"

As you can see from the subject line, I am not spending my money on a high-end ATI card in my dual Opteron system, even though I really like both firms and their products.

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Fluxbuntu is back

http://www.insidesocal.com

Fluxbuntu is back, says project leader Joe Jaxx at Fluxbuntu.org of the fledgling Ubuntu variant that installs with a Fluxbox window manager (fast, light -- a great alternative to GNOME, KDE or Xfce

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Twobuntu talk

http://keithcu.com

I was honored to present my ideas about Ubuntu & Debian at Debconf 7, with a number of Ubuntu and Debian developers present, including Mark (first time I saw him in person) and DPL Sam Hocevar. There was no slide projector, so I had to read my slides, even though everyone says you shouldn’t do that… :-)

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Indigo Jo Blogs: The current crop of Linux distributions

http://www.blogistan.co.uk

Last month the British Linux magazine, Linux Format, did a big comparison of the current crop of Linux packages or distributions (distros for short), concentrating on the ten most popular as measured by DistroWatch. They were SUSE (version 10.2), Fedora (Core 6), Mandriva (Spring 2007), PCLinuxOS (2007), Debian (version 4), Ubuntu (7.04 "Feisty"), Slackware (version 11) and Sabayon (version 3.4).

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Mandriva and PCLinuxOS

http://blogbeebe.blogspot.com

I tested Mandriva One on rhea, europa, and algol. I tested PCLinuxOS only on algol. BTW, these are personal tests, highly limited, so take what you read here with a grain of salt. While I have some screen shots, if you want comprehensive eye candy (lots and lots of screen shots of everything), google for them.

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