for January 18, 2010 is out. "With most major distributions in the early stages of preparation for their next stable releases, it seems like a good time to take a look at some of the lesser-known projects. This week we examine Jibbed 5.0.1, a NetBSD-based live CD that boots into an Xfce desktop and includes a number of desktop applications. In the news section, a new community remix of Fedora with media codecs and improved hardware support makes its first appearance, Mandriva updates its development branch with the latest testing builds of GNOME and KDE, the Dreamlinux user community expresses fears over the future of the project, and Arch Linux developers defend the "Arch way" in an interview at OSNews. Also in this week's issue, Jesse Smith explains why free software is sometimes perceived as inferior compared to proprietary applications. Finally, don't miss the statistics section which takes another look at online sales of free operating systems. Happy reading!
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