Submitted by linuxopjemac on Wed, 12/22/2010 - 10:01
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.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Mon, 12/06/2010 - 19:23
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.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Thu, 11/11/2010 - 09:44
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.