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Debian Weekly News – 27/2005

The latest Debian Weekly News from the mailing-lists has arrived! —————————————————————————Debian Weekly News Weekly News – July 5th, 2005————————————————————————— Welcome to this year's 27th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter forthe Debian community. David Nusinow [1]announced Debian [2]packagesfor X.Org that he also planned to upload into unstable. NorbertTretkowski has built [3]backports for sarge. Rajiv Battula […]

Sarge release/security issues

In Distrowatch Weekly and ZDnet, they have a critical look at the security issues surrounding the latest release of Debian GNU/Linux. Have a look here: Quote: Well, it turns out that the Debian sarge security infrastructure is broken and has been broken since the release of sarge………. It looks like a major upheaval in the […]

Linux kernel released

The release is out- it contains fixes for several socket hashing bugs, an ACPI patch, x86 memory clobbers, and other bug fixes. Grab it here as usual. commit 888009361479802d0dfb9e1ca38ecaf6bc07e720Author: Chris Wright Date: Wed Jun 29 16:00:53 2005 -0700 Linux commit 1b1f8246322cf10429b1a06924e93423af2bb2eeAuthor: David S. Miller Date: Sun Jun 26 15:35:08 2005 -0700 [PATCH] Fix […]

Knoppix 4.0 review

Flavio's TechnoTalk have had a good look at Knoppix 4.0 DVD and had to raise the question “Is more better?” As they put it in the conclusion from the articleQuote: Knoppix got to a point where it truly masters the art of the Live CD creation. It may be time to start adding some more […]

Ubuntu review on Mac and PC

Tumachines has tried to install Ubuntu on both a Mac and a PC – and the installation for Mac was the easiest and most flawless! From the review:Quote: In conclusion, Ubuntu is a great all-around version of linux. It is easy to load and configure, has many useful business applications, seems to understand just about […]

Ubuntu Colony CD 2 ready

Colony CD2 is released. This is the second in a series of milestone CD images that will be released throughout the Breezy development cycle. Colony CD 2 is ready. This is the second in a series of milestone CD images that will be released throughout the Breezy development cycle, as images that are known to […]

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