Bacula Backup Solution Reaches 1 Million Downloads

Jan 26, 2010

The open source backup software Bacula has surpassed the 1 million mark in Sourceforge's download statistics.

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Ubuntu Online Survey: Which Apps Do You Want In Ubuntu?

Jan 26, 2010

The team at Ubuntu is trying to get users views as to which programs should be included in future versions of Ubuntu. The survey will be online until the end of January.

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Cold War at the Eighth KDE PIM Gathering

Jan 15, 2010

The eighth annual KDE PIM developer meeting in Osnabrück, Germany started out with an extended snowball fight among the Scottish, German and Dutch contingencies. That actual work was being done was evidenced by enhancements to Akonadi, KDE 4.4 and 4.5, and planned further development of the Kontact groupware client.

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Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 2 Removes HAL

Jan 15, 2010

The development of Ubuntu 10.04 is taking another turn. Lucid Lynx now has a second alpha version that gets rid of HAL.

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Ted Ts'o Joins Google and Helps with Ext4 Migration

Jan 15, 2010

Formerly kernel and file system developer at the Linux Foundation, Theodore Ts'o has been working at Google since January. His first project: The migration of the file system ext4.

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Vmware Buys Zimbra

Jan 13, 2010

Virtualization specialists VMware has enriched its portfolio with the open source based tool groupware Zimbra.

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Open Norway: Norwegian Broadcasting Moves to OpenOffice and ODF

Jan 13, 2010

Norway's national broadcasting and TV facility NRK is intent on using the Open Document Format as a standard and is therefore changing its clients over to OpenOffice.

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Android Platform 2.1 for Developers

Jan 13, 2010

Google's latest release, Android 2.1, comes not only with the mobile operating system but also a developer kit.

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