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Our Linux pros check out the decked-out XPS 13 'Developer Edition' laptop, preloaded with Ubuntu and other tools.
Linux has always come across to most people as something too complicated to install and learn. But with Linux Live USB Creator, you can now install one of many Linux operating systems onto your USB stick, and operate it with absolute ease.
The Cinnamon 1.8 desktop, for instance, will feature fresh applets and desktop widgets.
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