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Russia to create "National OS" Based on GNU/Linux?

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

Domestic IT community has asked the president to support the idea of the operating system. Future developers Russian «national operating system» can get support in the form of federal target programs. In any case, the authors expect this letter to President Dmitry Medvedev, who is now preparing for the State Duma.

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Created by Gorossian 10 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 38 weeks ago
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This is not a review of gNewSense

http://insidesocal.com

A long thread at LXer about whether or not Debian should include unsourced binary blobs in its kernel had some commenters if not exactly singing the praises of totally free GNU/Linux distro gNewSense, then at least humming those praises.

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Created by MrSnippity 10 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 39 weeks ago
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A rolling distro gathers no moss.

http://it.toolbox.com

There are 10 sorts of distributions in the world. Those that have specific releases, where it is better to reformat and reload with each new release and rolling distributions.

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Created by C733tus 10 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 40 weeks ago
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Seven Most Influential GNU/Linux Distributions

http://www.linuxplanet.com

GNU/Linux offers a bewildering variety of flavors -- or distributions, as they're called. To a newcomer's eye, many of these seem virtually identical to each other. Yet, the more you learn about a distribution and the community that surrounds it, the more different they become. Here, in alphabetical order, is a list of the seven distributions that have most affected GNU/Linux as a whole

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Created by missgeek 10 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 40 weeks ago
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Why am I moving to Gentoo?

http://blog.hartwork.org

I think of this question again and again. For one because because people are asking me. People who love Debian, people who dislike continuous compilation.

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Created by C733tus 10 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 40 weeks ago
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OpenSUSE 11.1: Evolution dependent on Mono

http://www.itwire.com

Any .1 release of a Linux distribution is generally meant to fix bugs which were present in the .0 release, not to introduce new features.

In this respect, OpenSUSE 11.1 differs sharply from other distributions. And the news is not all good either. Novell acolytes please note, this is NOT a review, just some sundry observations.

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Created by greengrass 10 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 41 weeks ago
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Review : Arch Linux - A sleek, fast Linux distribution

http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com

I had always wanted to try Arch Linux. Mainly because, most people who used it became its ardent followers and, I wished to know what was the magic that pulled a Linux user to go the Arch Linux way.

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Created by missgeek 10 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 42 weeks ago
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Linux distributions ranked for speed, security, support, performance: Whirlwind Tech Tour

http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com

After a Thanksgiving break, the Whirlwind Tech Tour is back on the move. This week, we address the issue of how Linux distributions compare in performance under different enterprise conditions.

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Created by serdar 10 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 43 weeks ago
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A Gentoo User Gives Debian a Go Around

http://lxer.com

A few weeks ago, I installed Debian for the first time on the desktop. Once, a friend and I installed a console-only version on another desktop and we connected remotely to his hosted game server which also ran Debian, so I hoped I should be a bit familiar with it.

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Created by bollezza 10 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 43 weeks ago
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Distribution Release: Musix GNU+Linux 1.0R6

http://www.musix.org.ar

"After 3 months of testing, the Stable release of Musix Live-DVD 1.0 R6 is out. It's a 100% free operating system for artists focused on music production, graphic design and video edition, based on Debian ETCH and KNOPPIX..." -- via DistroWatch

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Created by can.axis 10 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 43 weeks ago
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Ubuntu or Fedora?

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How does Fedora 10 stack up against Ubuntu 8.10? Last week Fedora Linux released its latest version, Fedora 10. We take a look at how it stacks up against Ubuntu 8.10, released a month before.

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Created by C733tus 10 years 44 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 44 weeks ago
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Fedora 10 proves infrastructure matter

http://www.linux.com

Glancing at the features list for Fedora 10, at first you might be unimpressed. Many of the features are basically infrastructure improvements, fixing known problems and enhancing performance while laying the groundwork for future developments.

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Created by Formaxx 10 years 45 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 45 weeks ago
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Distribution Release: Clonezilla Live 1.2.1-17

http://distrowatch.com

"Steven Shiau has announced the release of Clonezilla Live 1.2.1-17, a Debian-based live CD designed for hard disk cloning and partitioning tasks: ..."

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Created by can.axis 10 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 47 weeks ago
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Debian Pure Blends

http://wiki.debian.org

«The Debian project announced yesterday that it has renamed the former “Custom Debian Distribution” concept (under which Debian projects such as Debian Edu, Debian Jr, Debian Med, Debian GIS and Debian Science were collectively known) to the catchier name “Debian Pure Blends.” ...»

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Created by can.axis 10 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 47 weeks ago
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7 Reasons to Pick Ubuntu and When Not to Choose It

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

I guess most of the readers are already familiar with Ubuntu, but I'm also writing this for new users, which use Linux for the first time. I use Debian for over a year now, but I used both Ubuntu and Kubuntu in the past (especially Dapper Drake and Edgy Eft) and also 8.04 and 8.10 Beta.

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Created by Chris7mas 10 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 50 weeks ago
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