Buffer overflow: Linux netbooks, Linux Mint, FT on free software, KnowledgeTree update

By   |  March 27, 2009

Microsoft rules netbooks now, but ARM/Linux threat grows: Today Linux commands just 10% of the growing netbook market but Shane O’Neill over at Network World argues that there is a strong chance that Linux and ARM processors could completely rewrite the market.

Linux Mint 4.0 Daryna reaches end-of-life: Following this week’s announcement of the end-of-life for Ubuntu 7.10, Linux Mint has also announced the end of life for Daryna, otherwise known as Linux Mint 4. In its place users are urged to upgrade to Linux Mint 5 LTS Elyssa – to be supported through to April 2011 – or Linux Mint 6 Felicia.

Free software now in vogue, says Financial Times: Venerable reporter of all things financial, the Financial Times has a piece look at how free software is now proving to be increasingly attractive to cash-strapped businesses.

KnowledgeTree 3.6 ready for April release: South African open source document management system Knowledgetree is preparing to release version 3.6 in April. The new release will include a new core API and RESTful interface as well as a new Microsoft Office add-in for the commercial edition of the application. KnowledgeTree ships both a commercial and a community edition of its product.

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