SCALE 6x SCALE 6x: Women in Open Source Conference

Apr 30, 2008

In February, Linux and open source enthusiasts met in southern California for SCALE 6x. The conference kicked off with a day of "Friday Special Events," including a Women in Open Source conference.

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Embedded Maintainer for Linux Kernel Wanted

Apr 22, 2008

Andrew Morton, the Linux Kernel 2.6 maintainer announced last week at the Embedded Linux Conference in Mountain View that he is looking for an architecture-independent embedded specialist.

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Torvalds Releases Kernel 2.6.25: GPL Only Restriction Imposed

Apr 18, 2008

Linus Torvalds has released the new 2.6.25 kernel just slightly behind schedule. Besides improvements to the CFS scheduler and a plethora of new drivers, the kernel also introduces a political aspect: it debars non-GPLd USB drivers.

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Steve McIntyre is the New Debian Project Leader

Apr 14, 2008

The results of the election are confirmed: Debian veteran Steve McIntyre has won the Debian Project Leader (DPL) election in the third round of voting.

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Knoppix 5.3.1: Lenny Basis, KDE 4.0 and Accessibility Software

Mar 28, 2008

Klaus Knopper has released version 5.3.1 of his live Knoppix system. The codebase comes courtesy of Lenny, the next generation Debian.

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OLPC seeks CEO, Linux Foundation seeks Community Manager

Mar 10, 2008

The One-Laptop-Per-Child (OLPC) organization is looking for a successor to founder and visionary Nicholas Negroponte; restructuring is already underway. The Linux Foundation, the organization that promotes the interests of Linux as a whole, and of its inventor Linus Torvalds, has a vacancy for a Community Manager.

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Linuxpark to become Cebit Open Source 2009

Mar 10, 2008

The Linux park organizers are working on a new concept for the year 2009. This will see the full integration of the successful special event with CeBIT topics. The new name, Cebit Open Source, speaks volumes.

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Shuttleworth on Ubuntu 8.10 - Intrepid Ibex

Feb 21, 2008

Ubuntu is working on the next but one release, 8.10, codenamed Intrepid Ibex. Ubuntu promoter and Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth launched the next round of development in the traditional way by naming the product.

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