Developer Kit from Sun with UltraSPARC Processor for Linux

Dec 17, 2008

Sun Microsystems have announced a Reference Design Kit for the Ultrasparc T2 with an E-ATX board and processor that works with Linux.

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Yet More 64Bit

Dec 16, 2008

It's been a good week for 64Bit. Following high Bit releases from Wine and Flash, Sun is now offering a Java Plug-In for 64Bit browsers.

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Intel's USB 3.0 for Linux

Dec 15, 2008

Chipmaker Intel is currently working on Linux support for its next generation of USB, version 3.0. The new bus specification promises a 5 Gbit per second transfer speed, ten times faster than USB 2.0.

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Open Source HAL for Atheros WLAN Chipsets

Dec 02, 2008

Developer Sam Leffler has released the HAL code of the WiFi drivers for Atheros chipsets as open source.

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Ask Klaus!

Nov 30, 2008

Klaus Knopper is the creator of Knoppix and co-founder of the LinuxTag expo. He currently works as a teacher, programmer, and consultant. If you have a configuration problem, or if you just want to learn more about how Linux works, send your questions to:

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SUSE Studio: Live CDs and SD Images for Eee 701

Nov 24, 2008

In May 2008 at Linuxtag in Berlin, Nat Friedman had presented SUSE Studio, with which you can build your own Linux distro with just a few mouse clicks. SUSE Studio images are now available for the Eee 701 PC.

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USENIX LISA: Ted T'so Helps with System Crashes and Presents SystemTap

Nov 12, 2008

Linux kernel developer Ted T'so shared his know-how in a number of tutorials at the USENIX LISA conference in San Diego. One theme was getting first help for system crashes, and in the process, he took the opportunity to present SystemTap.

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Fixstars Adopts Yellow Dog Linux

Nov 12, 2008

Japanese company Fixstars Corporation, specializing in Cell/B.E. technology, has acquired Terra Software Solutions to add Yellow Dog Linux to its portfolio.

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