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Ubuntu 11.11 Oneiric Ocelot Scheduled for October 13th Release

Ubuntu 11.11 Oneiric Ocelot Scheduled for October 13th Release

Latest version of Ubuntu 11.11 Oneiric Ocelot is going to be released today, i.e. 13th October 2011. As usual, expect the fresh release to have bugs. However if you love living on the edge, you should rush to http://www.ubuntu.com to grab the latest version of Ubuntu, others should wait couple of months before the...

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Beginning of An Affair Between Ubuntu One & iOS

Beginning of An Affair Between Ubuntu One & iOS

With the launch of an iPhone / iTouch / iPad streaming music app that lets you stream music from the Ubuntu One cloud to your device. This is the closest it can get between Linux and iOS which are two very different philosophies worlds apart. Remember unlike Ubuntu OS music streaming is not free after the...

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Torrent Website for Free Software

Torrent Website for Free Software

For those who are scared of the “t” word, lets clarify one thing. Downloading a file using torrents is not illegal, however downloading a software or video or music that is not free or is copyrighted is 100% illegal. Actually torrents happen to be a great way of downloading GPL and open source softwares...

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TurnKey: Ready to Use Specialized Virtual Appliances

TurnKey: Ready to Use Specialized Virtual Appliances

If you are a Web 2.0+ user you might want to host a WordPress blog or may be a Joomla or Drupal powered Website or build a NAS server, or may be a torrent server interests you. If you have needs like these and you are looking for a no nonsense off-shelf solution, then...

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Linux for Computer Forensics: DEFT Linux 6 Released

Linux for Computer Forensics: DEFT Linux 6 Released

Stefano Fratepietro has announced the release of DEFT Linux 6, a Lubuntu-based live CD featuring some of the best open-source applications dedicated to incident response and computer forensics: "I'm happy to announce that DEFT 6 is out. DEFT 6 is based on Lubuntu with Linux kernel 2.6.35 and....

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Linux for High Performace Computing: PelicanHPC 2.3 Released

Linux for High Performace Computing: PelicanHPC 2.3 Released

Michael Creel has announced the release of PelicanHPC 2.3, a Debian-based live CD for high performance computing clusters formerly known as ParallelKnoppix: "PelicanHPC 2.3 is available. From this release forward, Debian 'Squeeze' will be the base for PelicanHPC, until further notice. Also, PelicanHPC is henceforth available only in....

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Best Looking Linux Distribution – Mint Linux?

Best Looking Linux Distribution – Mint Linux?

While there can be many possible contenders, Dedoimedo thinks that the best looking Linux Distribution is Mint Linux and we can’t agree more. Theoretically speaking any Linux distribution can be made to look like any other, but when we say best  looking, of course it means best looking out of the box. There may...

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Debian 6.0 Squeeze Nears its Release

Debian 6.0 Squeeze Nears its Release

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: LucidWorks Enterprise News: Debian 6.0 nears release, Mageia prepares to launch buildsystem, Linux Mint gets the "best distro" award, Linux Genealogy live CD Questions and answers: Creating a distribution Released last week: Puppy Linux 5.2, Peppermint OS One-01042011 New distributions: FIDOSlax, DoudouLinux....

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Superb Mini Server 1.5.5 Released

Superb Mini Server 1.5.5 Released

A new version of Superb Mini Server (SMS), a Slackware-based Linux distribution for servers, has been released: "Superb Mini Server version 1.5.5 released (Linux kernel 2.6.35.7). This release upgrades packages to Slackware 'Current' and brings the latest stable versions of several packages including PHP 5.3.5 and CUPS 1.4.6.....

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Puppy Linux 5.2 Released

Puppy Linux 5.2 Released

Larry Short has announced the release of Puppy Linux 5.2, an independent, minimalist Linux distribution for the desktop. From the release notes: "To create Lucid Puppy 5.2 we began with the popular Lucid Puppy 5.1.1. We then upgraded, updated, and/or improved all of the main programs as well....

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Scientific Linux 6 Alpha 4 Released

Scientific Linux 6 Alpha 4 Released

Troy Dawson has announced the availability of the fourth alpha release of Scientific Linux 6, a distribution built by compiling source packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, but with extra applications that can be useful in academic environments: "We have released the fourth alpha of Scientific Linux....

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