Canonical Ports Ubuntu on ARM Platform

Nov 18, 2008

End of last week ARM Ltd and Canonical Ltd announced that they would port Linux to the ARMv7 processor architecture. If all goes well, the two collaborating firms should provide further hardware manufacturers with the basis to develop new, energy-efficient mobile devices, especially for the popular netbooks and so-called hybrid computers.

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Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makers

Nov 12, 2008

The first community-driven version of OpenSolaris burst onto the distribution scene. In other news, Linux is now available on a modular system the vendors describe as an open hardware platform.

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Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makers

Nov 12, 2008

Split-ups, disputes, and flame wars repeatedly ripple through the open source community. So far, forks have benefitted the community, as illustrated by the reunion of Compiz and Beryl in the Compiz Fusion project.

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Should YaST Become Independent?

Nov 10, 2008

Californian Ben Kevan, server administrator for Linux and VMware, ponders the future of YaST in his blog.

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OpenOffice 3.0 Downloads Reach 10 Million

Nov 10, 2008

At the 6th Annual OpenOffice.org Convention in Peking November 5-7, the project could celebrate a new milestone in their 3.0 release: downloads of their office package have reached 10 million.

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Sun and IBM Initiate OpenDocument Project

Nov 06, 2008

Sun Microsystems and IBM have kicked off an open source community project dealing with conversion of documents into OpenDocument Format (ODF).

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ESAPI 1.4: Security Methods for the Web

Nov 06, 2008

The Enterprise Security API (ESAPI), a set of documentation focusing on application software security, has released a new version 1.4. Javadocs were updated and old interfaces were replaced.

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Google and Motorola Promote Gnome

Nov 05, 2008

The Gnome Foundation welcomes Google and Motorola as sponsors and new members of its advisory board.

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