Debian Developers to Determine Lenny's Fate

Dec 17, 2008

Free Linux distro Debian has been working steadily on its next version 5.0 of the OS, known as Lenny. Now developers have been called in for a vote to determine the course of its general release.

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New Lease on Life for Linux Veteran

Dec 11, 2008

Slackware is widely regarded as the oldest active Linux distributions. Right on time for Christmas, the distro, which once served as a basis for (open) SUSE, is available in a new version.

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Ubuntu 9.04 Picks up Nouveau Drivers for NVIDIA Cards

Dec 10, 2008

The many years of hard work and reverse engineering that went into developing the free Nouveau drivers for NVIDIA graphics cards have finally paid off. Nouveau is now included in the repository of the next Ubuntu 9.04 release.

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OpenSUSE Participates in Smolt Hardware Profiler

Dec 10, 2008

In its upcoming version 11.1, the openSUSE Linux distro will be integrating the Smolt program, which collects hardware profiles in a central database from end users on a volunteer basis.

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Video Interview: Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst

Dec 08, 2008

Red Hat president and CEO Jim Whitehurst sees opportunities for open source firms that might be putting undue burden on their dwindling IT departments because of the current economic downturn. Whitehurst offered his views in a press conference in Munich. His conclusion: "When people look at alternatives, often Open Source wins."

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Red Hat CEO Sees Open Source Opportunities in Financial Crisis

Dec 05, 2008

Red Hat president and CEO Jim Whitehurst sees opportunities for open source firms that might be putting undue burden on their dwindling IT departments because of the current economic downturn.

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FEDORA 9 DVD INLAY

Dec 05, 2008
The Fedora project combines the benefits of Red Hat engineering with the freedom and flexibility of a community-base......
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openSUSE 11.0 DVD INLAY

Dec 05, 2008
OpenSUSE is the community arm of the venerable SUSE Linux – one of the oldest and most popular Linux distributions i......
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