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Debian 6.0 aka Squeeze finally released

 Debian GNU/Linux 6.0, code name "Squeeze", has been released: "After 24 months of constant development, the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 6.0 (code name 'Squeeze'). Debian 6.0 is a free operating system, coming for the first time in two flavours. Alongside Debian GNU/Linux, Debian GNU/kFreeBSD is introduced with this version as a 'technology preview'.

KDE 4.6.0 released

 KDE is delighted to announce its latest set of releases, providing major updates to the KDE Plasma workspaces, KDE Applications and KDE Platform. These releases, versioned 4.6, provide many new features in each of KDE's three product lines. Read more...

Debian 6.0 Squeeze is to be released 6th of February

 Good news for those readers who wait impatiently for the new stable release of Debian GNU/Linux - we now have a target date for a release, set for the 6th of February. This was announced by Neil McGovern from the Debian release team: "Now that a release candidate of the installer has been uploaded and tested, a few issues have been identified today.

openSUSE 11.1 reaches end of life

 Originally expected to reach end of life status in late December, the openSUSE project has confirmed that version 11.1 of its popular Linux distribution is now officially discontinued and out of support by Novell.

Debian 6.0 scheduled for beginning of February

 Debian 6.0 RC2 should be released by the end of this week, and so, providing there are no major problems with that release, final preparations are being made for 5 and 6 February 2011, the agreed target date for the release of Debian 6.0 (aka Squeeze). This is according to an announcement by Neil McGovern on the developer mailing list.

XFCE 4.8 released

 Okay so it took them two years, but hey, good things come to those who wait. The Xfce team has finally released version 4.8 of their Gtk+-based desktop environment. This release contains a lot of work under the hood, as well as a number of new features.

Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" Installer RC1 released

 The Debian Installer team has announced the arrival of the first release candidate (RC1) of the installer for Debian 6.0, codenamed "Squeeze". According to the developers, the RC1 kernel has been updated to the latest version of 2.6.32 available in Squeeze and addresses some usability issues of non-free firmware.

Pommed 1.35 released

 Pommed v1.35 was just released, adding support for the October 2010 MacBook Air machines.

Kernel support for these machines has been submitted during the 2.6.37-rc cycle, so it will appear in 2.6.37 or 2.6.38 depending on maintainers, merge window and patch readiness.

Kernel 2.6.37 released

 After nearly eleven weeks of development, early this morning, Linus Torvalds released Linux 2.6.37. The new version of the Linux kernel includes the first code to run as a Xen host, but still lacks the Xen backend drivers which Xen guests use to access the host system's disk and network. The Ext4 file system now works more closely with the block layer, which will improve its performance on larger machines.

Linux Mint 201012 Debian released

 Clement Lefebvre has announced the availability of a new build of the "Debian" edition of Linux Mint, a rolling-release distribution based on Debian's "Testing" branch: "What a better time than Christmas to bring all the best from 2010 into an updated release of Linux Mint 'Debian'.


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