Blackout Delays OpenSuse Beta

Oct 17, 2008

A power outage that hit some vital servers at Novell a few days ago has also caused the release of the third Beta version of OpenSuse 11.1 to be postponed.

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Linux Standard Base 4.0 Is Feature Rich

Oct 15, 2008

Linux Foundation has released its first beta of the Linux Standard Base (LSB) version 4.0. The providers have already promised developers an easier work environment through the SDK, shell script and application checker. The successes are logged in the FOSSBazaar workgroup.

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Debian 5.0 "Lenny" in June 2009?

Oct 09, 2008

The Debian 5.0 release missed its intended deadline of September and the project has been silent as yet about any news of an update. The latest guess from developers' circles is that "Lenny" will not be ready until June of 2009.

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Ubuntu Has New Sample Content Art

Oct 07, 2008

For quite a while Ubuntu had been including example-content packages with its releases that contained the same content: some audio and video data to test the playback, including a video of Nelson Mandela.

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What Can You Do for Lenny?

Oct 07, 2008

Release of the new Debian 5.0, codenamed “Lenny”, has been postponed. Scheduled for September, Lenny still suffers from too many release critical problems (RC bugs), and until these bugs are fixed, there will be no “Lenny”.

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Mono 2.0 is Ready: Compilers for C# 3.0 and Visual Basic 8

Oct 07, 2008

The developers of Mono, the free implementation of the .NET framework, have achieved a major milestone with version 2.0.

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Ubuntu 8.10 Seeking Beta Testers

Oct 06, 2008

The upcoming Ubuntu 8.10, alias Intrepid Ibex, is now in beta.

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Linux Pandora Box Goes into Mass Production

Oct 06, 2008

Around $330 gets you a Linux-based Pandora handheld by shopping online, although the first buyers had to hurry.

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