Ubuntu Has New Sample Content Art

Oct 07, 2008

For quite a while Ubuntu had been including example-content packages with its releases that contained the same content: some audio and video data to test the playback, including a video of Nelson Mandela.

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What Can You Do for Lenny?

Oct 07, 2008

Release of the new Debian 5.0, codenamed “Lenny”, has been postponed. Scheduled for September, Lenny still suffers from too many release critical problems (RC bugs), and until these bugs are fixed, there will be no “Lenny”.

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17 Years Now: Linus Torvalds Introduces Linux

Oct 07, 2008

Exactly 17 years ago, on October 5, 1991, Linus Torvalds sent an email to the comp.os.minix newsgroup.

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Qt but not "on the Q.T.": Nokia Renames Trolltech

Oct 01, 2008

Not only is the cross-platform Qtopia application framework now called Qt Extended in its current version, but Nokia has renamed recent purchase, Trolltech to Qt Software.

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Processing Creating graphic animations with Processing

Oct 01, 2008

The Java application known as Processing can make a computer artist of a non-programmer. We'll show you how to create moving objects and publish a Flash-style applet.

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Fedora Turns Five

Sep 30, 2008

End of September the Fedora project celebrates its fifth year of existence. The community supported by Red Hat will release its tenth distribution.

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LinuxCon: Linux Foundation Conference Set for September 2009

Sep 30, 2008

Brian Proffitt, who joined the Linux Foundation as Community Manager in July, has announced a LinuxCon technical conference for his organization this coming year in Portland, Oregon

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Ubuntu Opens Upstream Report

Sep 26, 2008

To improve communication with developers of Ubuntu delivered packages, distributor Canonical has, as a first measure, created the Upstream Report; a real-time website with a list of 100 projects with the most open bugs.

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