Just Today: Download of VMware Image of Google Chrome OS

Nov 20, 2009

Google has prepared its Chromium OS, alias Chromium, for download. Anyone hesitant to intall if from source code will find a functioning VMware image from Linux Magazine Online.

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With and Not Against: Canonical Collaborates on Chrome OS

Nov 20, 2009

The Chrome OS announcement caused speculation from many sides as to what effect the Google platform would have on other Linux distros. At least Canonical could benefit from it.

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Chrome OS: Google's Chromium Arrives (Gallery)

Nov 20, 2009

The source code for Chrome OS, alias Chromium, the Linux-based operating system developed by Google, is now ready for download.

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Dallas Ubuntu Developer Summit: 10.04 to Drop Gimp

Nov 20, 2009

The Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS-L) in Dallas TX is setting the switches for the upcoming Ubuntu LTS version, Lucid Lynx. One loser is Gimp: the image manipulator should disappear from the CD.

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Samsung Sponsors Enlightenment Development: New Light for E17

Nov 19, 2009

Korean electronics giant Samsung is helping the Linux-David Enlightenment with development ressources. It's possible that the lightweight and robust window manager might be the basis for Samsung's upcoming Bada mobile phone platform.

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XtreemOS 2.0 Manages and Mounts in Grid

Nov 19, 2009

The European Union has virtually placed "Building Grids for Europe" on its banner. The XtreemOS project promoted by the EU has assembled version 2.0 of its grid operating system and made it available to the general public.

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Android 2.0 Source Code Available

Nov 18, 2009

Google has pushed the source code for its new Android 2.0, code-named Eclair, into its open source repository. A few parts are missing, though.

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Knoppix 6.2 Based on LXDE

Nov 18, 2009

Klaus Knopper has updated his Live Linux Knoppix to 6.2 and chose LXDE as the desktop environment. Also included is ADRIANE, the talking menu system for the sight-impaired, in version 1.2

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