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Red Hat Linux Enterprise 6 released

&nbsp;The long-awaited <a href="http://distrowatch.com/redhat">Red Hat</a> Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 has been released: &quot;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.

Clonezilla update

<a rel="external" href="http://clonezilla.org/" target="_blank"></a>&nbsp;<a rel="external" href="http://clonezilla.org/" target="_blank"> Clonezilla</a> developer Steven Shiau has announced the release of version 1.2.6-40 of Clonezilla Live. Clonezilla is an open source clone system (OCS) with features similar to Symantec Ghost Corporate Edition and Partimage, and is designed for hard disk partitioning and cloning.

Finally: Ubuntu ditches X, switches to Wayland

&nbsp; Finally. Finally the leader of a major distribution who has the guts to stand up and say what a lot of people have known for a long time, but didn't dare to say because it usually leads to a storm of criticism. Mark Shuttleworth has announced that <a href="http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/551">Ubuntu will be moving away from X.org</a>, opting to go with Wayland instead.

Apple exits server market

&nbsp;It's <a href="http://images.apple.com/xserve/pdf/L422277A_Xserve_Guide.pdf">the end of the line for Apple's line of servers, the Xserve</a>. The Cupertino giant has just announced that the Xserve line (no more future models, either) will no longer be sold after January 31, 2011, and advises people interested in Mac OS X Server to buy either a Mac Mini or a Mac Pro with Snow Leopard Server installed.

Fedora 14 released

&nbsp;<a href="http://distrowatch.com/fedora">Fedora</a> 14, a new version of the leading edge, free and open-source operating system with many innovative features, has been released: &quot;Fedora 14, code name 'Laughlin', is now available for download. What's new?

No progress Lightspark for PowerPC

&nbsp;In July Linux on your Apple Mac <a href="http://mac.linux.be/content/lightspark-will-bring-flash-support-linux-pp... that Lightspark is going to be ported to the PowerPC architecture</a>. Unfortunately, after so many months, there is little to tell about the project.

Kernel 2.6.36 released

&nbsp;Nearly twelve weeks after the release of Linux 2.6.5, Linus Torvalds has <a target="_blank" href="http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1051573" rel="external">released Linux 2.6.36</a>. The new version of the Linux kernel includes various performance enhancements and updates, the AppArmor security extension and support for the KDB-KMS-Debug-Shell. Other changes include a new Out-of-Memory (OOM) killer and kernel thread improvements.

Ubuntu 10.10 released

&nbsp;It's 10:10:10 UCT on 10-10-10 which can only mean one thing - that a new version of the most popular desktop Linux distribution, <a href="http://distrowatch.com/ubuntu">Ubuntu</a> 10.10, is out and ready for general consumption: &quot;The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 10.10. Focused on home and mobile computing users, Ubuntu 10.10 introduces an array of online and offline applications to Ubuntu Desktop edition with a particular focus on the personal cloud.

New logo

I created a new logo for MintPPC:

CRUX 2.7 released

&nbsp;Tilman Sauerbeck has announced the release of <a href="http://distrowatch.com/crux">CRUX</a> 2.7, a minimalist Linux distribution designed for intermediate and advanced users: &quot;I'm announcing the release of CRUX 2.7.


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