Ubuntu 9.04: Second Alpha from Jaunty Jackalope

Dec 23, 2008

The Ubuntu Community has laid its second alpha version of Ubuntu 9.04, alias Jaunty Jackalope, under the Christmas tree.

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Sixth Debian Update Improves Etch Security

Dec 22, 2008

The Debian Project has released a sixth update for the current stable version of Gnu/Linux 4.0, codenamed Etch.

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BBC iPlayer Desktop for Linux and Mac

Dec 19, 2008

BBC News announced the release of iPlayer for Mac and Linux. The BBC worked with Adobe to develop the new version, BBC iPlayer Desktop.

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openSUSE 11.1 with vast improvements to KDE4

Dec 18, 2008

The openSUSE Project has released version 11.1 of its Community Linux today. Besides undergoing comprehensive maintenance, the release brings vast improvements to the KDE 4 Desktop.

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openSUSE 11.1 Unveiled

Dec 18, 2008

OpenSUSE 11.1 rolled out today, sporting more than 230 new features, many updates, and a brand new license. The newest release is also the first built entirely on the openSUSE Build Service.

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Contrib for openSUSE

Dec 18, 2008

Just in time for the launch of openSUSE 11.1, Novell developers have completed the new Contrib-Repository. The Contrib will act as a bridge between factory (packages officially supported by Novell) and third party packages.

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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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Gnash Flow: LinuxFund.org Supports RTMP for Gnash

Dec 15, 2008

The nonprofit LinuxFund.org is providing financial support for Gnash, the Flash alternative, to accelerate development of the Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP).

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