Fedora Will Make the Leap to Package Source Control System Git

Dec 18, 2009

During the FUDCon in Toronto, the Fedora team discussed changes to central infrastructure, among which the change to Git.

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MySQL Milestone Release 5.5.0

Dec 17, 2009

To counter the back-and-forth about the future of the free MySQL database after Oracle's takeover of Sun Microsystems, developers have put effort into releasing another test version, called a second milestone, of the product.

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Cyberthreat Forecasts for 2010: More Complex with New Targets

Dec 16, 2009

Russian security experts Kaspersky ventures a forecast for malware development in 2010 and sees new types of attacks coming our way.

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SysUsage 3.0 Perl Tool in Thorough Rework

Dec 16, 2009

The SysUsage monitoring tool is available in a new version 3.0 and provides a completely reworked Web interface.

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Microsoft Encroaching on Spanish Schools... Again

Dec 13, 2009

Microsoft had lost the single Windows booting option in school computers in Spain some time ago. But now they are getting back: The Spanish Government announced in a surprising move that an agreement with Microsoft has been signed to give out laptops to primary schoolchildren next year.

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DRBD Merged into Mainline Kernel

Dec 10, 2009

The HA technology, Distributed Replicated Block Device (DRBD), is to be merged into the official Linux kernel, probably from version 2.6.33.

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Bada: New Mobile Platform from Samsung

Dec 10, 2009

Following a rather vague announcement in November, Samsung has now released details about their open smartphone development platform bada to the Web.

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Linux Beta from Google's Chrome Browser

Dec 09, 2009

Google has released the first beta version of its Chrome browser for Linux and Mac OS for download. Until now, only an open source variation, Chromium, has been Linux compatible.

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