Linus Torvalds: Kernel 2.6.25-rc1 "Bloody Large"

Feb 11, 2008

Linus Torvalds has announced the first release candidate of the new 2.6.25 kernel, codenamed "Bloody Large".

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Journalist Brockmeier now Community Manager with Open Suse

Feb 06, 2008

Novell has taken on technology journalist Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier as the new Community Manager for its free Open Suse Linux distribution.

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Linux 2.6.25 without Closed Source USB Drivers

Feb 05, 2008

A controversial patch for the imminent kernel 2.6.25 is causing much debate in the developer community: in a similar move to one he made two years ago, the well-known kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has submitted a patch that prevents closed source USB drivers from using the kernel's USB driver API.

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Torvalds: I want to be the best

Feb 05, 2008

The Linux Foundation has published part 2 of its interview with Linus Torvalds. The Linux founder talks about patents, Microsoft, Sun, Linux on the desktop and the future of Linux without Linus.

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Graphics Chipsets: Intel Releases Documentation

Feb 04, 2008

Chip giant Intel has released comprehensive documentation on its 965 Express and G35 Express chipsets.

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Etch and a Half

Feb 04, 2008

The new Debian "Etch and a half" sub-project is looking to improve hardware compatibility with kernel updates and drivers for Debian 4.0 Linux.

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Completely Fair Scheduler Analyzed

Jan 17, 2008

Avinesh Kumar, an IBM developer has taken a close look at the Completely Fair Scheduler (CFS) introduced with kernel 2.6.23, comparing it with other schedulers. In the conclusion to the analysis, Kumar discusses changes in the future kernel 2.6.24 scheduler.

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Paul Frields Takes Over at Fedora

Jan 15, 2008

Max Spevack, the leader of the free Fedora distribution project stepped down at the FUDCon and announced Paul Frields as his successor.

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