Apt-Dater 0.7 for Mass Remote Updates

Jan 23, 2009

The remote package update manager program apt-dater is now available in version 0.7. It performs software updates on a mass of remote hosts.

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Qt 4.5 Under Lesser GPL

Jan 15, 2009

Nokia will offer its Qt widget collection software under less restrictive LGPL licensing and has opened up its repositories.

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Palm with Linux at Las Vegas Show

Jan 10, 2009

One of the highlights of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) just ending in Las Vegas is Palm's offering of its WebOS for mobile devices. A fitting name for its coming attraction in mid-2009 that uses this OS is the Palm Pre, to be offered exclusively through Sprint.

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Sun Breaks Through Clouds, Acquires Q-Layer

Jan 08, 2009

Sun Microsystems has acquired Belgian company Q-Layer, which specializes in cloud computing.

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Retro 10.0 Brings Forth on Many OSs and Browsers

Jan 06, 2009

Retro, the free implementation of a minimalist dialect of Forth, is now available in version 10.0.

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25c3 Introduces Open Source Tool for PLC Monitoring

Dec 30, 2008

Two French developers have introduced a configuration software for Intellon-based Power Line Communication devices (PLC) at the 25c3 in Berlin. Simultaneously, the developers declared the software, called Faifa, as Open Source.

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Splashtop Insyde BIOS

Dec 18, 2008

Splashtop manufacturer DeviceVM and the Taiwanese Firmware and BIOS producer Insyde have entered into a joint developer partnership.

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“Hello World”- Greetings from 64Bit Wine

Dec 15, 2008

This year's release of version 1.0 of the free runtime environment Wine is a milestone in itself. Developer Maarten Lankhorst has set another (experimental) stepping stone by getting the first 64Bit Windows program to run.

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