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FreeBSD 8.0 is out!

The final version 8.0 of FreeBSD is out. Some new stuff: New USB stack – HPS DTrace is completely adapted to work with FreeBSD Xen Dom-U and Sun VirtualBox are now supported NFS 3/4 can work with Kerberos and ACL 8.1 FreeBSD 8.0 supports the following architectures: PPC G5, Power 3/4, UltraSparc III, support for […]

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Firefox 3.5 was released today!

Firefox 3.5 was just released. It promises to be much better then the old version. What’s new: – Available in more than 70 languages.– Support for the HTML5 video and audio elements including native support for Ogg Theora encoded video and Vorbis encoded audio. – Improved tools for controlling your private data, including a Private […]

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CentOS 5.3 “Live CD”

Karanbir Singh has announced the release of a live CD edition of CentOS 5.3, a distribution built from source packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux: “The CentOS development team is pleased to announce the availability of CentOS 5.3 i386 live CD. This CD is based on our CentOS 5.3 i386 distribution. It can be used […]

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Linux Mint 7 is here!

Clement Lefebvre has announced the release of Linux Mint 7: “The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 7 ‘Gloria’. The 7th release of Linux Mint comes with numerous bug fixes and a lot of improvements. In particular the menu system, the application manager and the upload manager now provide new features […]

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Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8

Red Hat, Inc. has announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.8, the latest update of the company’s legacy series of enterprise-class operating systems: “Today we released the eighth update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, marking the next step in the product’s seven-year lifecycle. RHEL 4, first shipped in February 2005, is […]

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FreeBSD 7.2 is out

Ken Smith has announced the release of FreeBSD 7.2: “The FreeBSD Release Engineering team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE. This is the third release from the 7-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 7.1 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights: support for fully transparent use of […]

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Distribution Release: AsteriskNOW 1.5.0

Mark Spencer has announced the release of AsteriskNOW 1.5.0, a CentOS-based Linux distribution and software appliance that includes Asterisk (the world’s leading open-source telephony engine and toolkit), AsteriskGUI, and other software needed for an Asterisk system: “AsteriskNOW 1.5.0 is immediately available for download (existing users can run ‘yum update’ to keep up with releases, in […]

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CentOS 5.3 is out

Karanbir Singh has announced the release of CentOS 5.3, a Linux distribution rebuilt from source package for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3: “We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS 5.3 for the i386 and x86_64 architectures. CentOS 5.3 is based on the upstream release EL 5.3, and includes packages from all variants, […]

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Linux 2 6 29

Linux 2.6.29 kernel released on 23 March, 2009. Summary: Linux 2.6.29 adds kernel based graphic mode setting, WiMAX support, Access Point support in the wifi stack, the inclusion of the btrfs and squashfs filesystems, ecryptfs filename encryption, ext4 no journaling mode, ocfs2 metadata checksums, a more scalable RCU implementation, filesystem freeze support, swap management in […]