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Moonlight version 2 is in sight - Silverlight for Linux

Following a series of preview versions, the Mono Project has now released a beta of version 2.0 of Moonlight, the free Silverlight implementation.

Better audio support in the upcoming kernel 2.6.31

In the upcoming kernel, audio support for some Mac models will be improved. If you are using one of the following Macs, it's worthwhile upgrading to kernel 2.6.31.

Comparison of OSX with Ubuntu 9.04

Bucking the historical trend of comparing desktop Linux with Windows, Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth recently told journalist Bruce Byfield that he was looking to Mac OS X as the operating system to beat for future Ubuntu releases — particularly in the areas of usability and user experience.  Now that Ubuntu 9.04 is out, how does it

Ubuntu's Karmic Koala Alpha 3 is out

As a user of Ubuntu myself I am interested in the upcoming Karmic Koala version of Ubuntu. My machine is an Intel Core 2 Macbook 2,1, with the Intel video processor. Currently I am using 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) with a 2.6.30 kernel. I tried upgrading to 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) once but it turned out to be a little nightmare. I was used to stable video performance with Compiz-Fusion, but graphics in 9.04 turned out to be very slow. I could not get it back to as it was in 8.10, despite the tutorials.

Yellow Dog Linux 6.2

Fixstars has announced the release of Yellow Dog Linux 6.2, a CentOS-based distribution designed for the Apple PowerPC and Sony PlayStation machines: "Fixstars today announced the immediate availability of Yellow Dog Linux 6.2, delivering several updates and improvements making it simpler to install, faster, and easier to use.


CRUX PPC 2.5 is out. CRUX PPC can be installed on Apple NewWorld (both 32 and 64bit) PowerPC, YDL Powerstation, Genesi PegasosII and EFIKA, ACube Sam440ep, IBM RS/6000 CHRP and pSeries servers. CRUX PPC includes support for laptop-specific features, extended hardware support and server tools.


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