openSUSE 11.1 with vast improvements to KDE4

Dec 18, 2008

The openSUSE Project has released version 11.1 of its Community Linux today. Besides undergoing comprehensive maintenance, the release brings vast improvements to the KDE 4 Desktop.

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openSUSE 11.1 Unveiled

Dec 18, 2008

OpenSUSE 11.1 rolled out today, sporting more than 230 new features, many updates, and a brand new license. The newest release is also the first built entirely on the openSUSE Build Service.

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Contrib for openSUSE

Dec 18, 2008

Just in time for the launch of openSUSE 11.1, Novell developers have completed the new Contrib-Repository. The Contrib will act as a bridge between factory (packages officially supported by Novell) and third party packages.

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Debian Developers to Determine Lenny's Fate

Dec 17, 2008

Free Linux distro Debian has been working steadily on its next version 5.0 of the OS, known as Lenny. Now developers have been called in for a vote to determine the course of its general release.

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Gnash Flow: LinuxFund.org Supports RTMP for Gnash

Dec 15, 2008

The nonprofit LinuxFund.org is providing financial support for Gnash, the Flash alternative, to accelerate development of the Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP).

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“Hello World”- Greetings from 64Bit Wine

Dec 15, 2008

This year's release of version 1.0 of the free runtime environment Wine is a milestone in itself. Developer Maarten Lankhorst has set another (experimental) stepping stone by getting the first 64Bit Windows program to run.

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Thunderbird 3 Goes Into Beta

Dec 10, 2008

Thunderbird is nearing its premiere. Not too much is new, but there are many changes. The first beta of the free mail client provides a faster search and better IMAP integration. Creating email accounts and managing addresses and the calendar should be more intuitive.

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Firefox 3.1 Beta 2 Provides New Features

Dec 09, 2008

The second beta of Firefox 3.1 has arrived with a new JavaScript engine, data security mode and web worker threads.

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