Mountain Goat Reaches the Summit: Ubuntu 8.10 Arrives

Oct 31, 2008

Intrepid Ibex, the codename for Ubuntu 8.10, has today finally reached the pinnacle, without hesitation. Although the new version of the popular Linux distribution hasn't won any new altitude records, it still brings along a number of interesting features to make life easier for users and
administrators. High among these features are some rejuvenated programs.

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Russian Schools To Use Free Software

Oct 30, 2008

After much advance notice and successful pilot projects it is now official: From 2009, Russia will provide its high and primary schools with Linux software. Around 1500 schools will be converted this year.

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BMW: In-Drive Conversation with Open Source

Oct 29, 2008

Bavarian automaker BMW has set its sights on Open Source for the infotainment packages of its cars. If it were up to BMW, all automakers would be working on a common platform.

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New Security Updates for Ubuntu

Oct 28, 2008

Linux developers Canonical has released important security updates for the Ubuntu kernel, strongly recommending upgrades for releases 6.06 LTS, 7.10 and 8.04 LTS and corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Xubuntu.

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OpenSUSE Project Welcomes First Community Elected Board

Oct 28, 2008

When polls closed at exactly 12 UTC last Saturday, the openSUSE Project had chosen its first community elected board.

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Better Printing with Gutenprint 5.2.1

Oct 28, 2008

The Gutenprint project develops filters for the Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) to operate with a range of commercial printers. Gutenprint 5.2.1 is now available with numerous changes and improvements.

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Open source news International open source news

Oct 24, 2008
* New Manchester cafe uses free software * Celebrating Linux in Kannada * How does code dream? * Freedom not fear...
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OpenOffice 3.0: Three Million Downloads in the First Week

Oct 22, 2008

In an announcement on his blog, the UK's OpenOffice Marketing Manager, John McCreesh, states that in the first week of its release, 3.0 registered over 3 million downloads.

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