DVD Inlay This month’s DVD comes with two great Free Linux distros

May 26, 2009
This month’s DVD comes with two great Free Linux distros: Debian GNU/ Linux 5.0.1 “Lenny” and Mandriva Linux 2009.1......
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Newest Puppy Linux in Version 4.2.1

May 25, 2009

Puppy Linux 4.2.1 mainly fixes some bugs, but also provides a few enhancements and some good news. For one thing, Barry Kauler is returning as main developer for the project.

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FSF Settles with Cisco over Licensing

May 21, 2009

In December 2008, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) filed a lawsuit against network giant Cisco, claiming that its subsidiary Linksys had multiple violations of the GPL. The two parties have now reached an agreement.

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64-Bit Slackware Officially Released

May 21, 2009

64-bit versions of one of the earliest Linux distros were previously available only from the Bluewhite64 or Slamd64 projects. Now Slackware Linux has finally come out with its own native version.

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Ubuntu Karmic Koala in First Alpha

May 15, 2009

The first alpha release of the successor to Ubuntu 9.04 is available for download. Ubuntu 9.10, code-named Karmic Koala, includes Kernel 2.6.30 and GNOME 2.27.1.

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So what? Windows 7: 7 Reasons Not to Get too Excited (Update)

May 14, 2009

It’s official: Windows 7 will be on the shelves just in time for the Christmas season. From an Open Source perspective, this is nothing ground-breaking: It’s just the same old Windows.

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Community Angered over Canonical's Ubuntu One

May 14, 2009

With the release of its new online synchronization service Ubuntu One, Canonical seems to have made some enemies in the community.

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Breakthrough in Sync Support: SyncML Client Under GPL

May 14, 2009

The Swiss company Synthesis AG, which specializes in synchronizing PCs and mobile Linux devices, has released its SyncML Client library source code to the community under GPL.

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