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What’s the big deal about Linux Mint and why is it so popular among Linux users? It includes a number of improvements and tweaks that aren’t set up out-of-the-box in the base Ubuntu distribution.
If you've grown tired of all the hand-holding utilities in Ubuntu or Fedora, then look no further than Slackware — a distribution that shuns the now-standard GUI configuration and system utilities in favour of the venerable command line.
After spending a few years concentrating on stability, performance and compatibility, Ubuntu is now set for an image makeover.
The first glimpse of Firefox Mobile, developed exclusively for Maemo 5 on the Nokia N900.
The Nokia N900 is now available from various US retailers and after two full months of using a loaner device I just purchased my own. This latest Linux-based device has a new version of the Maemo OS and integrates a cellular radio. You will find some aspects of S60 in the N900, along with a rather unique user interface and extremely powerful Mozilla-based web browser. Apps are still early in development, but with the browser you can do most everything you need to do with dedicated apps.
Fedora is Red Hat's younger, more community-driven desktop-centric distribution. ZDNet.com.au grabbed the ISOs hot out of the oven to see what Fedora 12 was all about.
Highlights of this release include the addition of a new boot screen, an updated default theme, and the addition of the Ubuntu One service.
openSUSE 11.2 will be the latest release of the project's Open Source deluxe Linux distribution.
Canonical have just released the beta of the next installment of the popular Linux distro - Ubuntu 9.10 beta "Karmic Koala."
Ubuntu's latest 9.10 beta release of its Linux operating system.
Linux Mint takes Ubuntu and applies a fresh coat of paint to the interface as well as adding a number of helpful utilities.
A whistle-blower over on Overclock.net has posted details of how Best Buy staff are trained to counter buyers' interest in the Linux operating system.
Nokia World 2009 was held in Stuggart, Germany in September 2009 and a few new products and accessories were shown with some beta services. Check out these images of the upcoming Nokia products.
In the past few days French-based Linux company Mandriva has released a beta version of its upcoming Mandriva 2010 Linux distribution. We took it for a spin in a virtualised VMware environment.
Sprint and Palm launched the new WebOS-based Pre smartphone one week ago and I have spent many hours using it since launch day. There are several pros and cons with the device and service and the verdict is still out on whether it stays or goes. The device is not earth shattering, but it is a very compelling product that has many Palm fans excited and energized to see Palm succeed.