The Ubuntu team has announced the availability of Ubuntu 8.10 (desktop version and server version), code name "Intrepid Ibex", after three days ago he announced the release of both the desktop version that the server version. Ubuntu 8.10 will be supported for 18 months on both the desktop version and version [...]
Archive of the Month: October 2008
On October 28, Microsoft unveiled for the first time on Windows 7. The presentation took place during the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in 2008, an event dedicated to developers. Each conference participant was also given a free copy of a pre-beta of Windows 7. One of the new features of Windows 7 [...]
According to research with the release of version 2.6.27 of the Linux kernel have exceeded 10 million lines of code. However, this calculation may also comment lines, white lines and text files. Some analysis on code of the Linux kernel conducted using the program have identified SLOCCount 6,399,191 [...]
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It was announced last week the release of the fifth update of the last stable release of Debian, Debian 4.0, codenamed "etch". This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable version. Note that this update does not constitute a new version of Debian, but it is precisely only a [...]
It was released this week version of the Linux kernel 126.96.36.199, the latest stable version of the Linux kernel. You can download the new version from here: linux-188.8.131.52.tar.bz2 (48 MB). The changelog is here.
As is customary for 8 years now on the last Saturday of October is the Linux Day A day dedicated to free and open source operating system promoted by the Italian Linux Society (ILS). The day aims to promote the Linux operating system and free software. 124 events are planned throughout Italy, [...]
It has been announced in recent days the release of version 7.0.1 of PC-BSD, the first update of PC-BSD 7.0. Among the most significant changes in the adoption of KDE 4.1.2, support for writing to NTFS devices, support for Adobe Flash 9, improvements to the System Updater. The changelog is available on this page. You can [...]
Last week, Adobe announced the release of Flash Player 10. Among the most interesting of Flash Player 10, code-named "Astro", the ability to leverage the video card to run some of the features of Flash. Improvements in 3D with the ability to create and manipulate 3D objects in [...]
It was announced last week the release of version 4.0.1 of NetBSD, the first update of the NetBSD 4.0. In this release there are no new features, but a selected subset of fixes deemed critical in nature for stability or security. NetBSD 4.0.1 runs on 54 different system architectures, [...]
According to a Microsoft attorney Bonnie MacNaughton, pirate pirates prefer Windows XP rather than Windows Vista. "Historically, counterfeiters tend to focus on the software version of 'n-1'," said MacNaughton. "Because of security features and more robust antipiracy in Vista, the pirates continue to focus on XP. But [...]