Microsoft: Working Well with Novell

Jun 13, 2009

The current technical and financial collaboration with Novell seems to be pleasing Microsoft. Virtualization, file management and license sales are part of the success stories.

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Tor Packages for Red Flag Linux

Jun 12, 2009

Tor packages for the Chinese distro Red Flag are helping users elude censorship in Internet cafes in China.

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Python, Lua and BeanShell: Google's New Android Scripting

Jun 12, 2009

The Android Scripting Environment (ASE) is under Apache 2.0 licensing and should soon have Ruby and JavaScript support.

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Ark Linux changes to Zypper

Jun 11, 2009

The distribution Ark Linux has recently replaced its previous packet manager Apt-RPM with Zypper from OpenSuse.

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Novell Plans Open Source Apps Warehouse

Jun 10, 2009

Even though software installation under Linux has been among the best of things, Windows folks have had a hard time with it. Novell's new Apps Store should provide some long needed help.

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Fedora 11 Released

Jun 09, 2009

After numerous delays the Red Hat-financed open source project Fedora has released its Linux distro in version 11.

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Tiny Core Linux in Version 2

Jun 09, 2009

The ultra-minimalist Linux desktop is now available in version 2.0. Main develop Robert Shingledecker, already known for Damn Small Linux (DSL), has officially announced it.

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Booting Stage 2: Ubuntu Settles on GRUB 2

Jun 09, 2009

Now that the GRUB vs. LILO match has been largely decided, the successor to the established GRUB bootloader is waiting in the aisles. The Ubuntu project wants to put GRUB 2 into action with Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala).

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