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Deepin 2014.2 reviewview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Deepin 2014 was a major release of Deepin (formerly Linux Deepin), a desktop distribution developed by some good folks in China. Though based on Ubuntu Desktop, the distribution features a custom desktop environment instead of the Unity Desktop of its parent distribution. (General)

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Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: April 3view story

http://www.fsf.org – Join the FSF and friends on Friday, April 3, from 2pm to 5pm EDT (18:00 to 21:00 UTC) to help improve the Free Software Directory by adding new entries and updating existing ones. We will be on IRC in the #fsf channel on freenode. Tens of thousands of people visit directory.fsf.org each month to discover free software. (General)

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Android on a Stick, or how to install Android-x86 on a USB stickview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – The Android-x86 project provides ISO installation images of Android that can be installed on personal computers, which is cool, because that makes it possible to use the most popular operating system on the planet without buying an Android tablet or smartphone. The latest stable release is Android-x86 4.4-r2. This tutorial shows how to install it on a USB stick, so […] (General)

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Kernel.org Renamed to Hurr Durr Archives for 4.0 Releaseview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – In preparation for the Linux kernel 4.0 release, the project's official website Kernel.org has been renamed The Hurr Durr Archives. (General)

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5 Surprising Reasons Behind The GNOME Resurgenceview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – When the team behind GNOME came out with GNOME 3, which included the infamous GNOME Shell, the most popular desktop environment of the time saw a sharp decrease in users. And honestly, that trend is pretty easy to explain. When GNOME 3 initially came out, it was incomplete, buggy, and foreign. (General)

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Have You Ever Considered Switching to Linux? [MakeUseOf Poll]view story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Linux has been with us for a quarter of a century, and the fact it’s still going strong is testament to its lasting appeal. However, the open-source operating system has never quite broken out into the mainstream on desktops, with a market share sticking at around 2 percent. (General)