Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha 3: New Notifications and Ext4

Jan 20, 2009

Canonical has released its third alpha version of Ubuntu 9.04. It brings a few new features to test, including notification settings in the user interface and the much publicized ext4 filesystem support.

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Canonical's Launchpad to be Open-Sourced

Jan 19, 2009

Canonical, the company behind the Linux distro Ubuntu, will open-source the software development platform Launchpad.

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Bugfixes for ALT Linux

Jan 16, 2009

The new edition of the Russian distro comes with bugfixes for the network manager, default printer settings and an updated version of OpenOffice 3.0.

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New address for Fedora mailing lists

Jan 15, 2009

Fedora is to change the address of its mailing lists from fedora-*redhat.com to lists-*fedoraproject.org.

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Ubuntu 9.04 Supports Ext4

Jan 13, 2009

Since its addition to Kernel 2.6.28, the ext4 filesystem can be manually installed in the upcoming Ubuntu release.

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Easy Peasy 1.0 Released

Jan 07, 2009

The Ubuntu Eee Linux variant optimized for netbooks is now known as Easy Peasy. Version 1.0 is on the same level as Ubuntu 8.10.

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Votes Are in: All Clear for Debian Lenny

Jan 07, 2009

Debian developers have determined the outcome: proprietary components are acceptable, paving the way for Lenny, the next free distro of Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.

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