CeBIT Open Source: Linux Magazine and Linux Foundation Announce Call for Projects

Sep 30, 2008

Open Source is emerging for the first time as a central theme at the CeBIT 2009 conference. Linux Magazine, together with the conference organizers and the Linux Foundation, is now encouraging Open Source projects to bid for free booths at the conference.

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Ubuntu Opens Upstream Report

Sep 26, 2008

To improve communication with developers of Ubuntu delivered packages, distributor Canonical has, as a first measure, created the Upstream Report; a real-time website with a list of 100 projects with the most open bugs.

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Browser Clone: Iron Instead of Chrome

Sep 26, 2008

A new product, Iron, is a viable alternative for those reluctant to reveal their personal data when using Google's Chrome browser. The Iron browser is based on Chrome's source code.

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Gnome Desktop Version 2.24 Released

Sep 26, 2008

Gnome has a new update: Version 2.24 of the free desktop comes with improvements for the user, new communications systems and for the first time, will also serve as a basis for Gnome Mobile, a desktop variation for mobile devices.

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Gentoo Project Under Stress

Sep 24, 2008

Developers of the Gentoo distribution have cancelled the release of Gentoo 2008.1.

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Second Release Candidate for Open Office 3.0

Sep 23, 2008

The OpenOffice project has taken the next step toward version 3.0 of its free office package by publishing release candidate 2 (RC 2)

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Gnome’s New F-Spot 0.5.0

Sep 22, 2008

Photo viewer F-Spot is now available in the version 0.5.0. with ‘‘a countless amount of enhancements, polish and bugfixes.’’ Says Ruben Vermeersch in his blog.

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Kroah-Hartman Attacks Canonical

Sep 19, 2008

Greg Kroah-Hartman's keynote address at the Linux Plumbers Convention 2008 was officially about the Linux Ecosystem, but started as a direct attack on Ubuntu developer Canonical. He claims that the company contributes next to nothing to kernel development.

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