Ted Ts'o: Debian Can Learn from Ubuntu

Dec 29, 2008

Newly appointed CTO of the Linux Foundation and kernel developer Ted Ts'o is appealing to the Debian project to adopt a more pragmatic attitude about its Linux distro. The provocation for his advice is the current controversy over Debian's next 5.0 "Lenny" release.

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openSUSE 11.1 Downloads: 175TByte traffic in first 30 hours

Dec 29, 2008

It didn't quite make the planned 200TB, but with 175BT in 30 hours, openSUSE 11.1 has again set a new download record.

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Debian Seeking New Project Secretary

Dec 23, 2008

Current balloting for Debian Lenny's future has led to strife in the organization. Secretary of the free project, Manoj Srivastava, has resigned his position. A possible consequence is that the next version will undergo further delay in its release.

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Ubuntu 9.04: Second Alpha from Jaunty Jackalope

Dec 23, 2008

The Ubuntu Community has laid its second alpha version of Ubuntu 9.04, alias Jaunty Jackalope, under the Christmas tree.

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Sixth Debian Update Improves Etch Security

Dec 22, 2008

The Debian Project has released a sixth update for the current stable version of Gnu/Linux 4.0, codenamed Etch.

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BBC iPlayer Desktop for Linux and Mac

Dec 19, 2008

BBC News announced the release of iPlayer for Mac and Linux. The BBC worked with Adobe to develop the new version, BBC iPlayer Desktop.

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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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