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Links to Other Free Software Sites (last updated $Date: 2008/10/01 01:00:54 $)

http://www.gnu.org

"To help promote knowledge of free software that isn't GNU software distributed by the FSF, we have collected the following links to other web sites that contain free software, or is directly related to the issue of free software..."

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A New Puppy Is Born

http://linux-magazine.com

Barry Kauler has announced the 4.1 release of the Puppy Linux distribution.

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Created by dmpop 11 years 1 week ago – Made popular 11 years 1 week ago
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Windows Guy Tries Linux Mint: Part 2 Of Our Distro For Windows Converts Review Series

http://www.10minutetech.net

After our initial foray into the Linux world with openSuse 11, my plan had been to try Mandriva Spring 2008. It’s still in the cards, but based on the overwhelming support that Linux Mint got in the comment section, I decided that maybe that should be my next Distro to examine.

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Created by MBP2000 11 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 4 weeks ago
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Building Trust in Linux Distributions

http://www.heise-online.co.uk

Opinion: When running a Linux system, a user relies on the creator of the Linux distribution to provide them with a stable, fast, secure and bug-free experience. But given the experience of recent weeks, it may be worth considering how that user makes sure that's what they get.

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Created by switchpin 11 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 5 weeks ago
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Why Debian is different

http://www.itwire.com

As the Debian GNU/Linux project marks 15 years of existence, how much has it diverged from the intentions with which it set sail? As times change and people correspondingly change, motivating factors often tend to change and this is reflected in changes in most software projects. Is this true for Debian?

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Created by Jimbob 11 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 7 weeks ago
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Distro Update: Musix GNU+Linux

http://www.linuxloop.com

Musix GNU+Linux is, according to its website, "a 100% free multimedia operating system intended for music production, graphic design, audio and video edition, and all kind of tasks." This means that there are more audio and video applications included, at least on the DVD version, that you have probably ever heard of.

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Created by arslinuxum 11 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 8 weeks ago
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SliTaz live CD: small but beautifully marked

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

When I came across the oddly named SliTaz I really didn’t know what to expect. Yet another predictable fork of some better known distro which would blaze briefly in the free software firmament, burn out and fall to Earth, spent? Boy, was I ever wrong.

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Created by giantrobot 11 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 8 weeks ago
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Pardus 2008: A touch of refinement

http://www.linux.com

Pardus is a GNU/Linux distribution funded and developed by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey. Pardus has its own unique installer, package manager, configuration wizard, and control panel. This originality, and the developers' attention to detail, make Pardus worth a look.

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Created by alienhub 11 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 8 weeks ago
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Novell Brags About Excluding Other GNU/Linux Distributions

http://boycottnovell.com

Novell shows off its exclusionary deal and its harmful 'benefits' to Free software (Only Microsoft-taxed SLES gets a feature)

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Created by komrad 11 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 9 weeks ago
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Linux-libre project meets rocky reception

http://www.linux.com

This year has already seen the second release of gNewSense, the completely free distribution endorsed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF), and the announcement that Ubuntu will have a free software option as part of its installation program.

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Created by yantramosi 11 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 10 weeks ago
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Linus Torvalds on Linux Distributions

http://news.oreilly.com

10 days ago Linux creator Linus Torvalds gave an interview in which he talked about what he likes and doesn't like in a Linux distribution

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Created by gnerd 11 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 11 weeks ago
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Linus Torvalds uses Fedora Core 9

http://linuxpoison.blogspot.com

Linus Torvalds, an acknowledged godfather of the open-source movement, was just 21 when he changed the world by writing Linux

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Created by 100110111 11 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 11 weeks ago
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Windows Now Open Source

http://linuxtreat.blogspot.com

The news is here, today 'LinuxTreat' in association with other open-source developer had released some flavor of Windows for free (you may also download the source code)

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Created by sharkswithlazers 11 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 12 weeks ago
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Linux guru? then switch to Arch Linux!

http://www.antonywilliams.com

It's official, I've ditched Debian (and Ubuntu) completely. All my computers are now running Arch Linux. Why did I switch? It's more stable, faster, updated more frequently and more customisable. Let me explain some of the main differences.

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Created by mads 11 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 12 weeks ago
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Installing Gentoo 2008.0 Live CD

http://fosswire.com

Traditionally, Gentoo Linux has been a distribution designed more towards the more experienced Linux user, perhaps the ‘power user’, if you will. Its source-based package management and offering the user complete control over the system installation and configuration have meant that traditionally, it can be difficult to approach.

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Created by nanotech-spidergoat 11 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 13 weeks ago
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