GPL Compliance Engineering Delves Into the Inner Life of Embedded Devices

Oct 20, 2008

Dutch Linux consultant Armijn Hemel clarifies in his recently issued GPL Compliance Engineering Guide how to check for GPL breaches of electronic devices.

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Linux Foundation End User Summit: New BtrFS Filesystem and Knowledge Center

Oct 17, 2008

The Linux Foundation got positive results from its first ever End User Summit in New York October 14 and 15. Its concept of "end user" ended up including not only private users but many enterprises and organizations.

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Greg K-H Recommends New Kernel Version Naming

Oct 17, 2008

Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux developer at Novell, suggests a new naming scheme for the Kernel releases on the Kernel mailing list. The four-digit year would be included in the name.

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Network Scanner OpenVAS 2.0 Enters Beta

Oct 16, 2008

Beta test of the Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is targeted at experienced users and developers of security solutions.

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Qt Developer Days: Previews of Qt 4.5 and 4.6

Oct 16, 2008

In his keynote at the Qt Developer Days 2008, Matthias Ettrich covered the upcoming versions 4.5 and 4.6 of Qt due to release the beginning and end of 2009, respectively.

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OpenSuse Hack Week III Winners Announced

Oct 16, 2008

OpenSuse community manager Joe “Zonker” Brockmeier today announced the winners of the 3rd OpenSuse Hack Week. Prizes were given in three categories; best performance in multi-project cooperation, the Penguin Award for the most original project and an award for the best project per se.

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OSADL: Realtime Linux for the Atom Processor

Oct 16, 2008

OSADL, a consortium of Linux users in the automation industry, has released a realtime Linux kernel for Intel's Atom processor.

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Linux Standard Base 4.0 Is Feature Rich

Oct 15, 2008

Linux Foundation has released its first beta of the Linux Standard Base (LSB) version 4.0. The providers have already promised developers an easier work environment through the SDK, shell script and application checker. The successes are logged in the FOSSBazaar workgroup.

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