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KDE 4: The Komplete Desktop? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 04 2009 @ 02:38 PM EDT
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In the Linux world there are many opposing camps. In the editor realm it is Emacs vs Vi and in the package world it’s Deb vs RPM. Then there’s plain old binary vs source, but in the desktop arena it’s predominantly GNOME vs KDE.

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Xandros Presto Linux review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 03:03 PM EDT
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Xandros Presto is - for want of a better term - a ‘lightweight' version of the company's Debian-derived Linux distribution, and no prizes for guessing the thinking behind its name.

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There's Way More to Linux than Ubuntu: 8 Distros Compared Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, May 07 2009 @ 04:02 PM EDT
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Yes, there is more to Linux than Ubuntu. As you are probably aware, there are many different types of Linux to choose from, even though not all get the attention they deserve.

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Inside Ubuntu 9.04 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 05 2009 @ 03:54 PM EDT
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Critics are calling 'Jaunty Jackalope' as slick and seamless as Mac OS X. We uncover the Linux distro's pitfalls and gotchas -- as well as its hidden delights.

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KDE 4.2: Finally a new Linux desktop I can like Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 05 2009 @ 02:54 PM EDT
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What got me to look at KDE 4.2.2 was the unofficial release of openSUSE 11.1 'Reloaded' with KDE 4.2.2 packages. As Joe Brockmeier, openSUSE's community manager told me, "This is an installable live CD, so it's good for anybody who wants to run 11.1 without having to grab all of the updates since December, and for users who want to test out the latest & greatest KDE without having to re-do their system."

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Is Gnome Desperately Chasing KDE? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, April 23 2009 @ 01:42 PM EDT
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The Internet has a habit of making anything you say obsolete as soon as you say it. No sooner had I compared the future of the GNOME and KDE desktops than GNOME announced that a version 3.0 would be released after all.

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Linux Mint: Ubuntu plus stuff you probably want Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, April 16 2009 @ 01:00 PM EDT
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Although it is based on Ubuntu (currently using 8.10, of course), Linux Mint has its own desktop theme, menu system, package manager, update manager and lots more.

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20 of the Best Free Linux Books Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, April 05 2009 @ 04:27 PM EDT
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Individuals wanting to learn about the Linux operating system have a large selection of books to choose from. There are many thousands of informative Linux books which are in-print and available to download or buy at reasonable cost. However, as many users are attracted to Linux for the very reason that it is available under a freely distributable license, some will also want this to extend to the documentation they read.

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ext4 File System: Introduction and Benchmarks Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, March 31 2009 @ 05:44 PM EST
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Destined to become the default file system for the more popular Linux distributions, ext4 is out of experimental mode and gearing up for production environments. Here’s what you need to know.

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Why Debian is the Leader of the Linux Pack Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 24 2009 @ 03:52 PM EST
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You can count on two things for every Debian release: It will be later than expected, and it will be suitable for every possible level of expertise. Debian 5.0 is no exception.

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