How Much Linux Is in Android?

Nov 10, 2009

In a talk at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe in Grenoble, France, a speaker took a critical look at the design and development model of Google's first step toward Linux.

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Google Dashboard Improves Transparency for User Privacy

Nov 06, 2009

With its new dashboard, Google wants to improve its image as to user privacy and demonstrate more transparency and control.

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3G for Moblin 2.1

Nov 05, 2009

The Moblin project has released version 2.1 of its Linux system optimized for Intel Atom processors. It provides countless detailed changes and new features.

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Scientific Linux 5.4 with FUSE, Atheros and Lua

Nov 05, 2009

The Scientific Linux distro, which derives from the freely licensed sources of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), is now available in version 5.4.

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OpenSUSE Project Transfers Parts of Maintenance to Community

Nov 05, 2009

OpenSUSE updates will, in future, be decided by a joint panel of Novell staff and community members. Only security updates will be decided by Novell alone.

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Mandriva 2010.0: Faster and More Stable

Nov 05, 2009

The new Mandriva 2010.0 has been ready for download since yesterday. After a month's delay, the French distributor has released the current version, code-named Adelie, for free. Some important changes were made.

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Project Timelord: Kubuntu to Become Even Better

Nov 04, 2009

Kubuntu isn't as good as it could be. That was the conclusion developers came to after version 9.10 was released. Project Timelord should now address that concern.

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Update: Security Hole in Kernel Allows Privilege Extensions

Nov 04, 2009

A null-pointer dereference in the Linux kernel allows local users to assume root privileges. Brad Spengler, who claims first discovery, announced that he will present a corresponding exploit during the course of the day.

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