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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Fedora 12 "Constantine" Arrives

Nov 17, 2009

The Fedora project promoted by Red Hat has released its version 12 of the Linux distro.

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Windows Mobile Possible 28% Loss of Market Share

Nov 17, 2009

According to a current Gartner study, Windows Mobile has lost 28% of the mobile market share over the last year. Winners at first are Apple and Blackberry, but open source systems are gaining over the long run.

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Jaguar Passes Roadrunner in Top500 (Gallery)

Nov 17, 2009

The Petaflop pioneer Roadrunner has been relegated to second place after the 225,000 processor cores of the Jaguar XT5. Europe's largest supercomputer, Bluegene/P, has meanwhile slipped in the ranks.

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Notes and Excel Run Better with Wine 1.1.33

Nov 16, 2009

As WineHQ reports, the new version of the Windows compatibility product fixes a few bugs and improves interoperability with many applications and games.

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