BSDanywhere 4.6: Live-CD with Desktop Lite

Nov 06, 2009

BSDanywhere, a Live-CD based on OpenBSD, is now available in version 4.6.

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Scientific Linux 5.4 with FUSE, Atheros and Lua

Nov 05, 2009

The Scientific Linux distro, which derives from the freely licensed sources of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), is now available in version 5.4.

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OpenSUSE Project Transfers Parts of Maintenance to Community

Nov 05, 2009

OpenSUSE updates will, in future, be decided by a joint panel of Novell staff and community members. Only security updates will be decided by Novell alone.

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Update: Security Hole in Kernel Allows Privilege Extensions

Nov 04, 2009

A null-pointer dereference in the Linux kernel allows local users to assume root privileges. Brad Spengler, who claims first discovery, announced that he will present a corresponding exploit during the course of the day.

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Tailbeep Talks to Festival

Nov 04, 2009

Tailbeep is a simple administration tool that sends an audible beep when it finds a specified search string in a log file. Version 0.45 now includes an interface to the Festival speech synthesis framework.

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Zenoss Core 2.5 with 40 New Zen Packs

Nov 03, 2009

The Zenoss Core free monitoring suite is available in a new version 2.5.

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Letters

Oct 31, 2009

 

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Linux-Kongress 2009 Tuning Gathering

Oct 30, 2009

The Linux-Kongress is traditionally where kernel developers exchange honors and advice about new features and enhancements. This year a number of speakers presented performance improvement data and discussed what aspects of Linux can be drawn out even more.

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