Oracle Supports MySQL and OpenOffice

Jan 28, 2010

Following the European Commission's OK to Oracle's takeover of Sun Microsystems, Oracle has now released a statement from their top management about MySQL and Solaris.

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Apple Presents iPad

Jan 28, 2010

Steve Jobs presented the iPad tablet computer in San Francisco among great anticipation.

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SpamAssassin 3.3.0 Splits Off Rules

Jan 28, 2010

With version 3.3.0, the free spam filter SpamAssassin has its first big release since May, 2007.

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KDE 4.3.5 Repairs Directory Issues

Jan 27, 2010

For the fifth bugfix and translation update for the KDE Software Compilation 4.3, developers tackled among other things some hideous directory manifestations.

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Lucidor 0.9 with OPDS and Full Screen Mode

Jan 27, 2010

Lucidor, the free program for reading and organizing ebooks, now available in version 0.9 comes with the ability to read OPDS catalogs.

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SourceForge Denies Service for "Rogue" Nations

Jan 26, 2010

SourceForge, the hosting and communication platform for many free software projects, is bowing to U.S. regulations and denying service to users from nations on the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions list.

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Ubuntu Online Survey: Which Apps Do You Want In Ubuntu?

Jan 26, 2010

The team at Ubuntu is trying to get users views as to which programs should be included in future versions of Ubuntu. The survey will be online until the end of January.

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Freoffice: Free Office Viewer for N900

Jan 22, 2010

Nokia has released an alpha version of a new office viewer for the N900 smartphone. The software named Freoffice, installable under Maemo, is based on KOffice project code.

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