Simple, Lightweight: Arch Linux 2009.08

Aug 11, 2009

The new Arch Linux distro is available in version 2009.08 with updated software. A new installer is included.

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Verona's University Migrates 4000 PCs to Linux

Aug 10, 2009

Verona is about to become famous for more than just Romeo and Juliet and opera: the university of the romantic Italian city is migrating 4000 of its desktops to Linux and open source.

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DebConf9: Satisfying Conclusion

Aug 07, 2009

After almost two weeks in the Spanish province of Extremadura, the free project Debian appears satisfied with the outcome and promises the next release “Squeeze” will benefit from the meeting.

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Classmate 8.9-Inch Netbook Convertible with Linux

Aug 07, 2009

Intel announces the availability for use in schools of the Classmate PC Convertible.

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Ubuntu: Patent Policy and Private Support

Aug 06, 2009

Ubuntu has introduced a new Patent Policy to help developers and rights holders deal with software patent issues. With the Private Support, Canonical hopes to improve its revenue.

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Predictable Cadence: Shuttleworth Chimes in on Debian Release Cycle

Aug 06, 2009

Controversy over fixed release cycles for Debian is nothing new. Now Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth has entered into the fray.

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OpenSUSE Users Wish Return of KDE

Aug 04, 2009

Up to Novell's takeover of the Suse Linux AG, KDE was without doubt the preferred default for the German distribution. Now openSUSE users are increasingly demanding the return of KDE as default desktop.

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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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