Timechart: Zoom in on Operating System

Sep 15, 2009

Intel developer Arjan van de Ven is working on a new tool named Timechart that records Linux system performance in detailed graphics.

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Ingo Molnar Tests New BF Scheduler

Sep 08, 2009

Kernel developer Ingo Molnar has done a benchmark test to compare his Completely Fair Scheduler (CFS) with the recently released BFS from Australian Con Kolivas.

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Con Kolivas Introduces New BFS Scheduler

Sep 02, 2009

After two years deep into Linux, the Australian Con Kolivas has emerged with a new scheduler that above all should provide significantly better performance on dual and quad processors.

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Who's Linus? 4 Fake Linus Torvalds' on Twitter

Aug 27, 2009

In the run up to LinuxCon (September 21.to 23), the Linux Foundation has today unleashed four fake Linus' onto Twitter and Identi.ca.

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Predictable Cadence: Shuttleworth Chimes in on Debian Release Cycle

Aug 06, 2009

Controversy over fixed release cycles for Debian is nothing new. Now Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth has entered into the fray.

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Cox Quits as TTY Maintainer

Jul 30, 2009

A dispute between Alan Cox and Linus Torvalds on the Linux kernel mailing list has led to Cox standing down as TTY subsystem maintainer.

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Open Source for America Announced

Jul 22, 2009

More than 70 organizations and individuals have joined to form a "unified voice" encouraging the U.S. government to support and participate in open source software.

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Open Source Lawyers Offer Free Legal Advice

Jul 14, 2009

With the Free Software Foundation Europe as the idea source, international and open source lawyers have started a publication to help the legal profession understand issues surrounding free and open source software. The lawyers have taken the open source community as a model for their project.

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