Archive for January, 2009

Acer to ship 10-inch Aspire One with Linux

January 30th, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags:

Despite earlier announcing that it would only ship a Windows XP version of its 10-inch Aspire One netbook, Acer now says it plans to release a Linux version as well.

Moblin kickstarts Linux boot times

January 30th, 2009 | 1 Comment » Tags:

Boot times of just seconds promised by Intel’s new Linux platform.

Mozilla's Fennec out next week

January 28th, 2009 | No Comments » Tags:

Mozilla’s Fennec developers are planning to release a Windows Mobile edition of the Fennec browser in the first week of February.

KDE 4.2 out, not just for enthusiasts say developers

January 28th, 2009 | 18 Comments » Tags:

It’s been a while in the coming but KDE 4.2 is here and it is being touted as the first KDE 4X release truly ready for all users.

Free Ubuntu Pocket Guide released

January 27th, 2009 | 6 Comments » Tags: ,

Keir Thomas, author of numerous Linux how-to books as well as Ubuntu-specific guides, has released a new book called Ubuntu Pocket Guide.

Open heritage project launches in SA

January 23rd, 2009 | 1 Comment »

Project aims to make heritage media available to all for re-publishing and re-mixing.

Obama considering open source?

January 21st, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags:

Newly-elected US president Barak Obama may be considering implementing open source software for the US government according to industry stalwart.

Red Hat 5.3 ups Vista compatibility, virtualisation

January 21st, 2009 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

Red Hat yesterday announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 with better virtualisation support and improved Vista compatibility.

SA govt officials meet to thrash out OSS progress

January 20th, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags:

The State IT Agency will be hosting the second annual CIO workshop later this month to evaluate progress made in adopting open source software in government.

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January 19th, 2009 | No Comments »

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