Mozilla Asks for License Integration into Ubuntu

Sep 15, 2008

Before Ubuntu users can run the Firefox open source browser, they will henceforth need to accept extensive licensing terms. According to Mark Shuttleworth, the terms were imposed by Mozilla Corporation.

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Ubuntu Developer Week: IRC Workshops

Sep 02, 2008

The Ubuntu Linux distribution is offering online workshops from September 1 through 5 for those who would like to jump on board the initiative.

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Aug 25, 2008

This month we look at Seagate hard drive announcements; Mandriva's Gdium netbook; new Red Hat solutions; JasperForge v2; AMD Linux drivers; and Gnome Linux on Garmin's Nuvi 880, 860, and 5000 navigation devices.

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KDE 4.1.0 Backports for Debian's Lenny

Aug 22, 2008

The stable version of Debian 5.0 is scheduled for September, but KDE backports are available already.

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Debian Celebrates 15th Birthday

Aug 18, 2008

Fifteen years ago, on Saturday the 16th of August, 1993, Ian Murdock wrote an email to the comp.os.linux.development newsgroup , announcing his upcoming Debian Linux Release.

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Linux Desktop Update: KDE 4.1 Released

Jul 29, 2008

The developers were criticized for KDE 4.0. At the time, they pointed to KDE 4.1 – and it turns out they were right. The new version is far more stable and mature.

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Gnome 2.23.5: Test Version with New Features

Jul 28, 2008

Version 2.23.5 of the Gnome Linux desktop gives a preview of version 2.24, which is scheduled for release in September.

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Miguel de Icaza Criticizes Plans for Gtk+ 3

Jul 17, 2008

At first, plans for Gtk+ 3 were considered unnecessary – the developers themselves considered the 2.x version mature enough – now, some developers are toying with the idea of developing Gtk+ 3. Gnome founder Miguel de Icaza comments on and criticizes the developments in his blog.

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