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For Gentoo Linux Initiates, Iron Penguin May Be Too Heavy


The main advantage to using Gentoo Linux is its performance and customization. These two factors far exceed what the user settings in the KDE desktop provide. Another benefit is the source compiler maximizes all possible optimizations and makes the software run as fast as possible. However, on less-powerful computers, this process can take what seems like forever to complete.
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FOSS and the Fear Factor


"'Many eyes' is a complete and total myth," said SoylentNews' hairyfeet. "I bet my last dollar that if you looked at every.single.package. that makes up your most popular distros and then looked at how many have actually downloaded the source for those various packages, you'd find that there is less than 30 percent ... that are downloaded by anybody but the guys that actually maintain the things."
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Re: The Bank, the Budget and the OS Shocker 4  Linux_Lurker   2013-05-11 19:47:23 
Re: Ubuntu Roaring Ringtail Is More Boring Than Roaring 4  heldeman   2013-05-09 14:52:35 
Re: A Drooling Attack Over the BeagleBone Black 2  gvnmcknz   2013-05-08 14:17:10 
Re: Have Linux Distros Gotten Too Tubby? 7  hairyfeet   2013-04-29 17:30:08 
Re: Ubuntu 13.04 Emerges to Less-Than-Stellar Reviews 3  maknesiumblog   2013-04-28 12:10:50 
Re: Farewell, Fuduntu: The Untimely Demise of a Winning Linux Distro 2  fuser   2013-04-25 13:17:16 
Re: CEO Brian Gentile: 'Jaspersoft Has Chosen to Disrupt' 2  mutisokimanzi   2013-04-25 04:17:50 
Re: Is 'Linux' a Word Better Left Unspoken? 9  oliverjames   2013-04-22 09:42:44 
Re: Knoppix Pulls a Lot More Than Its Own Weight 6  kibert   2013-04-21 17:09:11 
Re: Sorting Out the Linux Desktop Mess 17  hairyfeet   2013-04-19 17:27:57 
Re: Need a Great Archive Utility? Give PeaZip a Chance 2  rechlin   2013-04-12 11:03:57 
Re: Chakra: A Simple, Strong Energy Center for Your Desktop 2  madjr   2013-04-03 07:47:45 
Re: Microsoft's Pain in Spain Lies Mainly in Secure Boot 2  gvnmcknz   2013-04-03 02:35:36 
Re: Perl: Jewel in the Rough or Scourge of IT? 2  ricegf   2013-03-30 08:57:26 
Re: Canonical: The Next Apple 9  kristina11   2013-03-27 20:42:13 
Re: Precise Puppy Is a Fast, Furious Distro 2  kibert   2013-03-24 19:52:54 
Re: Mac and Back Again 2  joncr   2013-03-21 06:44:46 
Re: Man Overboard: GNOME Cofounder Joins the Mac Side 2  PatrickEB   2013-03-12 02:27:33 
Re: And Now, Ubuntu for Tablets - Wait, What? 10  madjr   2013-03-05 10:52:49 
Re: Advocating for Linux on the Front Lines and in the Kernel 2  Runaway1956   2013-03-04 08:13:44 

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