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Welcome fellow Linux users and curious Windows users to Desktop Linux At Home! This site is a portal for tracking desktop Linux related news for those who would like to stay informed but lack the time to peruse the ever-growing number of resources. Also, we hope to generate interest for you in switching to Linux as your home desktop system. Start here to find the best Linux for you at home and to stay informed with the latest developments.


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2012/02/20: Muktware
It is always exciting when new versions of Unity are released since they bring along bug fixes and new features. Well Unity 5.4 was released on Friday. Let's go through some the features and bug fixes it comes... ...
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2012/02/20: H Online
The lead developer of Linux Mint, Clement Lefebvre, has released version 1.3 of the Cinnamon desktop environment. This is the first major update of the user interface based on code from the GNOME shell and which was first considered "stable" with... ...
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2012/02/07: OS News
This shouldn't come as a huge surprise. Jonathan Riddell, lead developer of the Kubuntu project and the only person paid by Canonical to work on the KDE variant of the popular distribution, has announced that after the 12.04 release... ...
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2012/01/27: Desktoplinux.com
Version 4.8 of the KDE desktop environment and software bundle was released, featuring improved, adaptive power management and new windowing layouts. KDE 4.8 is also faster and more stable, and offers new features like Qt Quick-based Plasma widgets... ...
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2012/01/26: Desktoplinux.com
Canonical unveiled a search-oriented Head-Up Display (HUD) interface that will debut in Ubuntu 12.04. Aiming to reduce dependence on menus and eventually replace them with the help of gesture and voice interactions, HUD could find its way into future... ...
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2012/01/19: Desktoplinux.com
Linux jumped to 1.4 percent desktop market share from 0.97 percent in July, according to Net Applications. Meanwhile, a Linux Foundation survey on enterprise Linux says 79.8 percent of organizations are planning to increase their Linux deployments... ...
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2011/12/08: Desktoplinux.com
Ubuntu users who dislike the Unity desktop environment have other alternatives besides sticking with "Maverick Meerkat" or jumping ship to another distro. An illustrated DeviceGuru tutorial shows how to load the GNOME Fallback mode on Ubuntu 11.10... ...
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2010/08/10: Networkworld
A survey by Accenture showed that nearly 40 percent of those queried also planned to migrate critical operations to open source systems in the next 12 months. This year could be of critical importance to the open source software industry, with a majority ...
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2009/05/16: Linux Novice Guide Book
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2007/12/14: http://fak3r.com/2007/10/10/buying-a-linux-laptop-
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2007/07/09: Desktop Linux
When Dell first announced that it would be releasing Ubuntu Linux-powered consumer desktops and laptops, some people saw it as more of a stunt than a serious business move. They were wrong. Dell has already expanded its consumer Linux line, and now it has ...

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