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OpenSuse on track with first 11.3 RC

June 21st, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , ,

Distribution will be first to offer Btrfs filesystem as an option during installation.

Shuttleworth denies plans for Ubuntu on tablets

Canonical chief Mark Shuttleworth says that the company is not planning an Ubuntu version for tablet PCs.

Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1 is out

You may have only just installed Lucid Lynx (Ubuntu 10.04) but the first alpha release of Maverick Meerkat has just been released.

Mandriva spurns sale talk with new release

June 3rd, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

Mandriva may be up for sale but the developers keep pushing out the releases.

Linux Mint 9: Elegant, complete desktop OS

June 2nd, 2010 | 1 Comment » Tags: , ,

Linux Mint 9 has arrived and, dubbed Isadora as per the tradition of bestowing feminine names on releases, it is certainly very good, writes Quintin van Rooyen.

Kid-friendly Qimo Linux 2.0 makes a splash

I’ve written about Qimo before and now the child-focused Linux distro gets a new version.

Fedora 11 roars with potential

June 10th, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags: , ,

The Fedora team yesterday released latest version of its Linux operating system, Fedora 11. The much-anticipated release from the Red Hat-backed community team promises to be one of the best Linux releases to date with Fedora’s reputation for making Linux as easy as possible increasing with each new release.

Tiny Core: A Linux desktop in just 10MB

March 12th, 2009 | 1 Comment » Tags: , , ,

There are small Linux distributions, and then there are tiny Linux distributions. In what must be one of the smallest Linux versions ever, Tiny Core Linux is a portable Linux desktop that is just 10MB in size. With the 10MB disk image in hand users can run it from a CD, USB drive or just as a minimal hard drive installation.

Ubuntu or Fedora. Which one is for you?

December 9th, 2008 | 27 Comments » Tags: , , ,

A couple of weeks ago Fedora Linux released its latest version, Fedora 10. We take a high-level look at how it stacks up against Ubuntu 8.10, released a month before that.

Fedora rolls out new desktop

November 25th, 2008 | 3 Comments » Tags: , , ,

Better networking and a completely new graphical boot process top the list of compelling new features in Fedora 10, released today.

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