Fedora 9 Released

May 14, 2008

The Fedora project, which is supported financially by Red Hat, has just released Fedora 9. The free distribution is based on kernel 2.6.25 and includes the KDE 4.0.3 and Gnome 2.22 desktops.

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Linspires Click'n'Run for Linux Mint

May 13, 2008

Clients for Linspire's Click'n-Run Warehouse exist for Ubuntu, Freespire, and of course Linspire. Now, the Ubuntu derivative Linux Mint joins the ranks of supported Linux distributions.

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Next LTS Ubuntu will be 10.04 – Regular Service Packs for 8.04

May 13, 2008

The current Ubuntu version is less than a month old, but Mark Shuttleworth has already published plans for the future version in his blog.

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Anthony Towns Withdraws from Debian Projects

May 09, 2008

Long-standing Debian developer and former Project Leader Anthony Towns has said that he is withdrawing from current projects. The reasons seem to be a disagreement on distribution of tasks within the free Linux distribution.

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Ubuntu Patches Vorbis Tools

May 09, 2008

The Ubuntu security team has released an update to close a vulnerability in the Vorbis Tools for editing music files in Ogg-Vorbis format.

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Puppy Linux 4.00 Released

May 06, 2008

Berry Kauler, the founder of the space and resource saving Puppy Linux, has released version 4.00 of the popular mini distribution.

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Opensuse 11: Into the Home Straights with Beta 2

May 05, 2008

The Opensuse Team has just released the second beta of version 11 which is scheduled for June.

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Update: Virtual Distro Sampler DVD

May 05, 2008

Unfortunately, there are two bugs contained in the Ubuntu version included on the Linux Magazine Issue #90 DVD Virtual Distro Sampler. For more information and suggested workaround, please visit the Issue 90 DVD page.

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