Absolute Linux 13.0.9 Reinstates K3b

Feb 10, 2010

The new Absolute Linux, based on Slackware, provides the IceWM stacking window manager with improved multimedia support. Version 13.0.9 this time fixes more than just a couple of small bugs.

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FOSDEM 2010: Marketplace for Distros

Feb 09, 2010

At FOSDEM 2010 in Brussels, software that was declared dead was resurrected (Hurd), known combatants sat down at the same table (openSUSE, Fedora and Debian) and almost forgotten entities raised their hands again (openSUSE for PowerPC).

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CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge -- OSADL OSADL -- Open Source Automation Development Lab

Feb 09, 2010

The Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL) is among the 15 projects presenting their work in Hanover, Germany, enabling the Linux kernel for real-time Ethernet.

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Ted Ts'o Joins Google and Helps with Ext4 Migration

Jan 15, 2010

Formerly kernel and file system developer at the Linux Foundation, Theodore Ts'o has been working at Google since January. His first project: The migration of the file system ext4.

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Greg's Kernel Report: Android Drivers to Be Dropped, Same Possible Fate for Microsoft Hyper-V

Dec 24, 2009

Kernel developer and Novell coworker Greg Kroah-Hartman manages new drivers in a separate tree for the Linux drivers project. He most recently reported that a few projects will have to depart from Kernel 2.6.33, among them also Google.

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Linus Releases 2.6.33-rc1

Dec 21, 2009

After releasing a new Kernel version, Linus Torvalds needed a few days of rest to put some remaining patches into the next release. The so-called merge window has closed, with the 2.6.33 branch now open.

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Nouveau Driver Comes to Kernel 2.6.33

Dec 15, 2009

Good news for anyone with a NVIDIA graphics card: the Nouveau driver goes into Kernel 2.6.33 and supports DRM.

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DRBD Merged into Mainline Kernel

Dec 10, 2009

The HA technology, Distributed Replicated Block Device (DRBD), is to be merged into the official Linux kernel, probably from version 2.6.33.

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