BMW: In-Drive Conversation with Open Source

Oct 29, 2008

Bavarian automaker BMW has set its sights on Open Source for the infotainment packages of its cars. If it were up to BMW, all automakers would be working on a common platform.

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New Security Updates for Ubuntu

Oct 28, 2008

Linux developers Canonical has released important security updates for the Ubuntu kernel, strongly recommending upgrades for releases 6.06 LTS, 7.10 and 8.04 LTS and corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Xubuntu.

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OpenSUSE Project Welcomes First Community Elected Board

Oct 28, 2008

When polls closed at exactly 12 UTC last Saturday, the openSUSE Project had chosen its first community elected board.

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Better Printing with Gutenprint 5.2.1

Oct 28, 2008

The Gutenprint project develops filters for the Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) to operate with a range of commercial printers. Gutenprint 5.2.1 is now available with numerous changes and improvements.

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Open source news International open source news

Oct 24, 2008
* New Manchester cafe uses free software * Celebrating Linux in Kannada * How does code dream? * Freedom not fear...
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OpenOffice 3.0: Three Million Downloads in the First Week

Oct 22, 2008

In an announcement on his blog, the UK's OpenOffice Marketing Manager, John McCreesh, states that in the first week of its release, OpenOffice.org 3.0 registered over 3 million downloads.

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First Patches: Google Releases Android

Oct 22, 2008

From today the source code for Google's Android is available for download, eradicating doubts surrounding the launch of the T-Mobile G1, that Google might keep the code under wraps.

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Debian Lenny with Blu-Ray Images and Live CD

Oct 21, 2008

The upcoming version 5.0 of Debian GNU/Linux, codenamed Lenny, provides for the first time not only image downloads for CD and DVD, but also for Blu-ray disks, along with live images.

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