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Jul 11, 2008

Jon catches up with Linux users in London and rounds up the activities of some Linux User Groups around the world.

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The Last of LugRadio

Jul 02, 2008

Jono Bacon recently announced that the LugRadio Live UK show will be the final show. In his announcement, Jono said, "I am massively proud of what we have managed to achieve. Over 100 shows, 7 full-time presenters and countless guest presenters, 200+ hours of audio, 100+ guests, 2million+ downloads, 1000+ forums members, 40000+ forums posts, 5 live events in two countries, 5000+ emails to the show and an incredible community."

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Kernel Developers Petition Against Closed Source Drivers

Jun 24, 2008

Kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has invited other kernel developers to sign a petition against closed source kernel modules.

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Freenet Free communications on the Freenet network.

Jun 01, 2008

The Free Network Project provides a safe environment for free speech – even for users who fear censorship.

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Two Embedded Maintainers for the Linux Kernel

May 29, 2008

Kernel 2.6 maintainer Andrew Morton's wish has come true now that he has found not just one, but two new embedded maintainers, Paul Gortmaker and David Woodhouse.

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Rumors about ZFS for Linux Kernel

May 19, 2008

Three simple photos are causing a stir right now: they show kernel inventor Linus Torvalds talking to the ZFS inventor Jeff Bonwick and thus fire rumors about the filesystem being added to the Linux kernel.

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X Server without Root Privileges?

May 15, 2008

Red Hat's David Airlie reports in his blog that a simple hack allowed him to develop an X server without root privileges in the course of just one afternoon.

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Next LTS Ubuntu will be 10.04 – Regular Service Packs for 8.04

May 13, 2008

The current Ubuntu version is less than a month old, but Mark Shuttleworth has already published plans for the future version in his blog.

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