First Developer Release of OpenSolaris "Project Indiana"

Nov 02, 2007

Just over four months ago, Sun's chief open source strategist, Ian Murdock, revealed the first details of plans for an open source variant of Sun's Solaris operating system. Now the first developer version has been released.

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Driver Project: Kroah-Hartman Looking for More Hardware

Oct 30, 2007

The driver project launched by kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman doesn't have enough hardware to work on. Although the Linux Driver project has enough developers, they aren't all working at full capacity, says Kroah-Hartman in his blog.

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Monotone 0.37 Version Control with New Features

Oct 26, 2007

Version 0.37 of Monotone, an Open Source distributed version control system, has just been released. The new version updates required libraries and adds new features.

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Kernel: New Maintainer for x86 Branch

Oct 25, 2007

Back at the Kernel Summit in September Andi Kleen announced that he would no longer be maintaining the i386 and x86_64 branches if they were merged in the new x86 branch. A new patch shows that Kleen has kept his promise.

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GnuTLS Removes Questionable Extension

Oct 23, 2007

Version 2.0.2 of the GnuTLS security library does without the TLS authorization extension due to threats of patent claims.

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Trolltech Greenphone Sell-Out

Oct 22, 2007

Norwegian developers Trolltech have sold out their entire inventory of Linux Greenphones. This is the end of Trolltech’s excursion into the world of hardware.

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New Oracle Database Driver Accelerates PHP

Oct 12, 2007

High availability and scalability are Oracle’s objectives with the new database driver for PHP. The pre-release version is available for testing now.

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VDC Analysis: Linux Leads in Embedded Systems

Oct 08, 2007

Manufacturers of embedded systems are choosing Linux more often than any other operating system; and the trend looks likely to continue, according to a forecast by market researchers Venture Development Corporation (VDC).

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