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Ubuntu 8.04 Released

Posted by baffa on Apr 28, 2008 - 07:00 PM
Ubuntu 8.04 has been released. it's the second LTS (Long Term Support) release of this popular distro.

Ubuntu Brainstorm Launched

Posted by baffa on Mar 25, 2008 - 03:42 PM
Brainstorm is a new site where everyone can submit and vote on ideas for Ubuntu. After login you see the ideas submitted by the community sorted by popularity.

Ubuntu vs. Mac OS X

Posted by baffa on Dec 23, 2007 - 04:00 PM
Linux magazine has up an article comparing Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon to Mac OS X Leopard.

Fedora 8 Released

Posted by baffa on Nov 14, 2007 - 06:00 PM
The Fedora 8 has been officially released. As usual can be get from mirror sites.

openSUSE 10.3 Released

Posted by baffa on Oct 10, 2007 - 04:30 PM
The openSUSE team has released the version 10.3 of its Linux distribution.

Anatomy of the Linux kernel

Posted by baffa on Jun 20, 2007 - 09:49 AM
Tim Jones wrote a nice article about Linux kernel structure and philosophy.

Fedora 7 Released

Posted by baffa on Jun 04, 2007 - 02:00 PM
Fedora 7 has been released. Fedora 7 drops the traditional 'Core' nomenclature, since it includes both what used to be termed the Core and Extra components by default. The ISO images can be downloaded from mirrors around the world.

Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn released

Posted by baffa on Apr 23, 2007 - 07:15 AM
The Ubuntu community announced the release of the Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn). As usual also the KDE (kubuntu) and XFCE (xubuntu) are availables.

Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring Released

Posted by baffa on Apr 20, 2007 - 03:00 PM
Mandriva is proud to announce the release of Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring. This release includes the latest software (KDE 3.5.6, GNOME 2.18, Firefox and Thunderbird 2.0) and several major new features.

Speed Up Linux Booting

Posted by baffa on Apr 12, 2007 - 05:49 PM
Tim Jones published an article which shows some options to increase the speed with which Linux boots, including two possibilities for parallelizing the initialization process.

Debian 4.0 released

Posted by baffa on Apr 09, 2007 - 11:00 AM
The Debian Project is pleased to announce the official release of Debian GNU/Linux version 4.0, codenamed "etch", after 21 months of constant development.

Fedora Legacy Shutting Down

Posted by baffa on Jan 30, 2007 - 03:43 PM
The Fedora Legacy project is in the process of shutting down. The project has been providing security updates and critical bugfixes to end-of-life Red Hat and Fedora Core releases.

The new Xandros 4.1 Professional

Posted by baffa on Dec 31, 2006 - 10:06 AM
The new Xandros 4.1 professional has been released. There are already some reviews.

Linux Kernel in Real-Time

Posted by baffa on Nov 05, 2006 - 04:58 PM
With the version 2.6.18 of the Linux kernel (Linus Torvalds had announced it on September 19th), basic real-time support is now standard in the vanilla kernel. This will ease the developement of embeddedLinux applications, whwhich no more needs external real-time patches. Much of the work was done by Thomas Gleixner at TimeSys and Ingo Molnar at Red Hat.

Slackware 11.0 released

Posted by baffa on Nov 03, 2006 - 07:00 AM
The Slackware team has released the version 11.0. As usual recommanded dowload method is BitTorrente.

Ubuntu 6.10 released

Posted by baffa on Oct 31, 2006 - 06:55 PM
The Ubuntu team has released the version 6.10. As usual best download practice is by means of BitTorrent.

Fedora Core 6 Released

Posted by baffa on Oct 30, 2006 - 03:35 PM
Fedora Core 6 has been released and more informations can be seen in the release notes. Suggested download method is via BitTorrent.

About Freespire Linux

Posted by baffa on Aug 20, 2006 - 06:00 PM has a brief review of the recently released Freespire Linux.

Ubuntu 6.06 Released

Posted by baffa on Jun 02, 2006 - 03:05 PM
Ubuntu 6.06 'Dapper Drake' has been released. Ubuntu 6.06 offers 5 years of fixes/patches and the availability of global commercial support where needed. There is also a Linux Forum review.

Fedora Core 5 Available

Posted by baffa on Mar 22, 2006 - 06:05 PM
Fedora Core 5 CD images are now available from download page in the i386, ppc and x86_64 versions. Also available the torrent link page.

Linux for older hardware

Posted by baffa on Feb 28, 2006 - 12:50 PM
On Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier has published a report on how well Linux runs on older hardware, examining various distros.

Understanding memory usage on Linux

Posted by baffa on Feb 07, 2006 - 05:05 PM
A recent article in a blog explains how the output of the ps tool can be misleading and how you can get a better idea of how much memory a process really uses.

An old fashion review of Slackware 10.2

Posted by baffa on Nov 15, 2005 - 05:20 PM
Joe Barr published at a good old review of the recently released Slackware 10.2.

Linux Kernel 2.6.14 Released

Posted by baffa on Nov 02, 2005 - 12:05 PM
Linux kernel 2.6.14 was released on 28 Oct. Among the new features we list HostAP, FUSE, the linux port of the plan9's 9P protocol, netlink connector, relayfs, securityfs, centrino's wireless drivers, support for DCCP (currently a RFC draft, PPTP, full 4 page-table support for ppc64, numa-aware slab allocator, lock-free descriptor lookup and more.

Mandriva Linux 2006 Released

Posted by baffa on Oct 17, 2005 - 03:00 PM
Mandriva Linux 2006 was released on October 13. As usual Club members got it some time before. The download version can be found in the mirror listed in this site.
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