Linux Moves Ahead in Smartphone Markets

Aug 24, 2009

New studies have shown Windows Mobile to have around a 10% share of the smartphone market. Now Samsung wants to migrate its phones to a Linux system.

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2 + 8 = Glass: Android Desktop Phone Seeking Market Entry

Aug 24, 2009

The Android based, VoIP-capable Glass phone with a chip each for operating system and telephony plus an 8" touchscreen is supposed to welcome a new era in business telephony.

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Security Leaks Discovered in Pidgin

Aug 20, 2009

The free instant messaging client Pidgin has closed security leaks in the Linux versions 2.6.0 and 2.6.1 that appeared in connection with MSN.

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Kind of Magic: Parted Magic 4.4 Halves RAM Usage, Dial-Up Available

Aug 14, 2009

The Parted Magic LiveCD provides numerous tools for partitioning and data backup and recovery. The newest version 4.4 runs on systems with just 256-MByte RAM and now supports dial-up networking.

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Image-Conscious: Oracle Releases Template Builder

Aug 13, 2009

Template Builder as of now is a permanent part of Oracle's JeOS mini-Linux and produces images, known as templates, for Oracle VM.

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Tidydoc Document Organizer

Aug 13, 2009

Tidydoc makes organizing documents easy, be it via a file transfer program or web interface. The open source software is now available in version 0.5.

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Microsoft Contract for Samba Developer

Aug 10, 2009

Samba Project developer Chris Hertel has clinched a contract with Microsoft to write protocol documentation.

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Debian Squeeze: KFreeBSD, Dash and Automatic Debug Packages

Aug 04, 2009

The Debian project is planning a whole series of enhancements for Debian 5.0 "Squeeze." A few results of the currently running Google Summer of Code are beginning to creep into it.

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