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Finnix 101 released


Debian 6.0 Squeeze to have completely free Linux kernel

 The Debian project has been working in removing non-free firmware from the Linux kernel shipped with Debian for the past two release cycles. At the time of the releases of Debian 4.0 Etch and 5.0 Lenny, however, it was not yet possible to ship Linux kernels stripped of all non-free firmware bits.

First experimental Lightspark for PowerPC available



Lightspark stand­alone exe­cut­ing YouTube on a ppc64 Debian machine

Lightspark not dead for PPC

Linux kernel with long-term support

 Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced plans to provide minor patches and bug fixes only for the current Stable Series of the Linux kernel. Selected older kernel versions will, in future, be maintained as "Long-term" releases. The kernel developer said he hopes that this approach will help the community and developers focus on the current versions rather than waste their time with old kernel versions.

Fedora 12 reaches end of life

 Fedora Project developer Kevin Fenzi has issued a reminder that Fedora 12, code named "Constantine", will reach its end of life (EOL) on Thursday,

MintPPC 9.1 released

 We are very proud to present an updated version of MintPPC 9. In this new version many improvements are introduced:

The ~200 line Linux kernel patch that does wonders

 In recent weeks and months there has been quite a bit of work towards improving the responsiveness of the Linux desktop with some very significant milestones building up recently and new patches continuing to come.

Linux Mint 10 released

 Clement Lefebvre has announced the release of Linux Mint 10, code name "Julia": "The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 10.

Red Hat Linux Enterprise 6 released

 The long-awaited Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 has been released: "Red Hat, Inc, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, the latest major release of the company's flagship operating platform, setting the scene for its server operating systems for the next decade.


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