for July 27, 2009 is out. "When you buy a new computer, how do you go about choosing an operating system for it? With today's powerful hardware and specific user requirements, combined with ever-increasing number of excellent free distributions, it is not unusual for many of us to spend weeks on testing and evaluating before we find the ideal match. Read this week's feature story which describes a typical journey of a geek after getting a brand-new, powerful machine. In the news section, Gentoo celebrates its 10th birthday, Rahul Sundaram presents a new release of Omega - a custom Fedora with built-in multimedia support, Linux Mint chooses the newly open-sourced Launchpad for bug tracking, and FreeBSD publishes a paper on its release engineering process. Finally, don't miss any of the regular sections, which include summaries of the five new distributions submitted to DistroWatch last week.
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