Fedora Will Make the Leap to Package Source Control System Git

Dec 18, 2009

During the FUDCon in Toronto, the Fedora team discussed changes to central infrastructure, among which the change to Git.

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SysUsage 3.0 Perl Tool in Thorough Rework

Dec 16, 2009

The SysUsage monitoring tool is available in a new version 3.0 and provides a completely reworked Web interface.

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APT2 to Accelerate Debian Package Installation

Dec 15, 2009

Debian and Ubuntu developer Julian Andres Klode has reported in his blog about the progress of his APT2 software, an alternative implementation of the Debian Advanced Packaging Tool (APT).

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GNOME: Split from GNU Project?

Dec 14, 2009

Richard Stallman's strong position against proprietary applications is butting heads with some members of the GNOME Foundation. A call to split with Stallman's GNU Project is being considered.

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Red Hat Makes SPICE Open Source

Dec 14, 2009

With the Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments (SPICE), Red Hat has put one of the components of its desktop virtualization under GPL and BSD licensing.

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DRBD Merged into Mainline Kernel

Dec 10, 2009

The HA technology, Distributed Replicated Block Device (DRBD), is to be merged into the official Linux kernel, probably from version 2.6.33.

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Thunderbird 3 Provides Tabs, Better Search and Archiving

Dec 09, 2009

The carrier pigeon has arrived. After almost two and a half years in development, the new version 3 of the popular Thunderbird e-mail program is now available.

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OpenInkpot 0.2 Linux E-Book with New Face

Dec 09, 2009

The developers of OpenInkpot, a Linux distro for e-book readers with E Ink display, broadened the hardware support and enhanced the GUI and applications in version 0.2.

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