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  • News: Debian wheezes out Version 7

    The latest version of Debian -- Version 7.0, codenamed "Wheezy" -- is now in stable release, bringing with it accessibility enhancements, a new version of the GNOME 3.4 desktop environment and support for multiple hardware architectures.

  • News: How Facebook aims to reinvent hardware

    Facebook used to be a company just like many others: It would buy servers, racks and other hardware from vendors like HP and Dell and rent out co-location space from vendors like DuPont Fabros and others.

  • News: Google and Adobe beautify fonts on Linux, iOS

    Users of Android, Chrome OS, Linux, and iOS devices may not realize it, but FreeType open source software is used to render fonts on more than a billion such devices. Not only that, but the FreeType project this week got a significant update from none other than Adobe and Google.

  • News: From the ashes of Fuduntu, FuSE Linux is born

    Scarcely two weeks after announcing that it would be shutting its doors later this year, the Fuduntu Linux team on Sunday announced that they have decided instead to end the project immediately.

  • News: Control and security of corporate open-source projects proves difficult

    Open source has become a staple for software development in the enterprise, but keeping track of it and maintaining security for it remains an elusive goal, according to a survey of more than 3,500 data architects and developers published today by Sonatype, which provides component lifecycle management products and also operates the Central Repository for downloading open-source software.

  • News: Linux kernel 3.9 adds full Chrome OS support

    Linux creator Linus Torvalds on Monday released version 3.9 of the Linux kernel, and particularly intriguing among numerous new features and improvements is support for laptops running Google's Chrome OS.

  • News: Fedora 19 alpha offers a peek at what's coming

    It's been about three months since the release of Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow," but this week afforded the first glimpse at the next version of the popular Linux distribution.

  • News: Tiny single-board BeagleBone computer arrives at $45

    There's a new low-cost single-board computer on the block designed to give the million-selling Raspberry Pi a run for its money.

  • News: Coming soon to Linux: A lightweight KDE alternative

    Choice has always been a hallmark of the desktop Linux world, where users can select not just the distribution they prefer but also the desktop environment, among virtually countless other features.

  • News: Open source is taking over the software world, survey says

    It's been only a few weeks since the Linux Foundation released its report that enterprise use of Linux continues to rise, but on Wednesday fresh data came out that suggests the same is true of open source software in general.

  • News: Fuduntu Linux to shut down, new distro to follow

    The team in charge of maintaining and developing Fuduntu, a Linux-based operating system designed as a hybrid of Fedora and Ubuntu, voted Sunday to close down the project.

  • News: Linux Foundation adds members, brings Xen project aboard

    The Linux Foundation announced Monday that three companies have joined the organization -- mobile hardware maker Hisense, application and network acceleration provider Solarflare, and server manufacturer Thomas-Krenn.

  • News: Fuduntu Linux is closing its doors

    Exactly a week after releasing a fresh update to its increasingly popular Linux distribution, the Fuduntu project on Monday announced that it's closing its doors for good.

  • News: Red Hat Advances Enterprise OpenStack Distro to Early Adopter Program

    Red Hat Distribution for OpenStack, or RDO, is designed to provide a place for the community to add upstream features to Red Hat's enterprise OpenStack distribution, similar to the role the open source Fedora Project plays for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

  • News: OpenDaylight: the next Penguin?

    It seems to be passe to be solid these days. The latest example of this is the just-announced OpenDaylight project, in which a bunch of the biggest names in computing and networking have gotten together to push an open source development effort to support software-defined (i.e., virtual) networking under the umbrella of the Linux Foundation.

  • News: Open-Xchange takes aim at no less than Microsoft Office, Google Docs

    As his interviewer stumbles for an appropriately careful term to describe the state of open-source office software development, Rafael Laguna, CEO of Open-Xchange, offers to help.

  • News: Skeptcism follows Cisco-IBM led OpenDaylight SDN consortium

    If you're skeptical about the intentions of the OpenDaylight SDN consortium, you're not alone.

  • News: Ingram Micro to distribute CyberPower Systems' products

    Leading distributor, Ingram Micro, has signed a distribution agreement with global manufacturer of power protection and UPS products, CyberPower Systems.

  • News: Ubuntu 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' drops Wubi in final beta

    Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" may have technically hit beta 1 a few weeks ago, but at the time there was no beta release to test and try out. Rather, the only variations with actual beta images to see were Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, UbuntuKylin, Ubuntu Cloud, Ubuntu Studio, and Xubuntu.

  • News: Three Ubuntu Linux versions will reach end of life in May

    Hard on the heels of Canonical's decision last month to halve the support life for non-LTS releases of Ubuntu Linux, the company late last week announced that three versions of its popular Linux distribution will reach end of life in May.



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