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by Russell Barnes
Win a year of VPS goodness courtesy of LCN.com and Linux User & Developer. All you’ve got to do to win this excellent prize is answer two easy questions…

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Reviews
by Michael Reed
Tiny Core is a light and modular Linux distribution. Its main purpose is to allow the easy construction of simple but powerful appliance-like desktops. Michael Reed tests the latest release…

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by Russell Barnes
Pinguy OS 10.10.1 offers an optimised build of Ubuntu with an even greater focus on ease of use and functionality for the home user. Russell Barnes takes it out for a quick spin to see how it performs…

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Features
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by Simon Brew
Linux User columnist Simon Brew has a confession to make. He has a Windows 7 installation for two reasons, but only because Linux can’t play the same game…

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by Richard Hillesley
Richard Hillesley, wonders if the much-used aphorism that ‘information wants to be free’ is still prescient in the light of of current events…

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Features
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by Dave Walker
This has been an interesting year for Ubuntu with two on-schedule releases. Ubuntu community leader, Ubuntu Developer and general a good egg Dave Walker takes a look back at the last 12 months of Ubuntu…

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by Jon Masters
2010 was another exciting year for the Linux kernel and its community. Over the course of four kernel releases and many tens of thousands of mailing list messages, over one thousand individual developers (some working alone, some working for corporations) contributed two new architectures, several new file systems, and drivers for key hardware in the form of the Nouveau Nvidia driver (produced independently of Nvidia) and an open source Broadcom driver for its recent Wi-Fi chips. Of course, many more features were added, too…

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by Simon Brew
Is there any other consumer electronic device bar a computer, phone or handheld where we actually care what software is running inside?

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Tutorials
by Sukrit Dhandhania
Screencasts have become a very popular way to make tutorials to explain how software or services work in recent years. Let’s look at how you can make them of your own cool project, or anything cool you’re doing with Linux…

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by Rory MacDonald
As budgets tighten, governments around the world are firming up their open source pledges. Rory MacDonald investigates if 2011 might well be the year open source breaks into the public sector…

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by Dmitri Popov
Hot on the heels of Ubuntu 10.10, the Linux Mint project announced the release of Mint 10 code-named Julia. Dmitri Popov takes a look at what the new version of this polished and user friendly Linux distro has to offer

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by Gareth Halfacree
Gareth Halfacree takes a look at the final release of Fedora 14, and sees if the Red Hat-based distro has what it takes to conquer the desktop market…

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