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In many cases, the end of the year gives you time to step back and take stock of the last 12 months. This is when many of us take a hard look at what worked and what did not, complete performance reviews, and formulate plans for the coming year. For me, it is all of those things plus a time when I u...
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In the next couple of weeks, will become part of, our sister site devoted to all kinds of information technology for IT pros. Most of the staff and the best-read parts of will continue in their new home.

Specifically, we will continue to publish our most popular columns -- Nick Petreley's Penguin Brief, Joe Barr's Version Control, and Richard Sharpe's Legacy Files -- at their regular frequency. We will publish other Linux-specific content as well, and itself has Linux-related news and product coverage. The most popular past articles from will be migrated over.

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We're doing all of this because it gives us the best opportunity to cover Linux in depth in a sustainable way while maintaining quality. has been at a crossroads for some time, faced with a site infrastructure that has needed upgrading. At the same time, we have been seeking better ways to create a sustainable business. Leveraging our sister site's newer and more advanced technology lets us focus on giving you high-quality Linux content and expands's readership to the entire audience.

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