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36 items tagged “linux”


Mono-based device wins Best-of-Show at CES. “The Sansa Connect is running Linux as its operating system, and the whole application stack is built on Mono, running on an ARM processor.” # 17th January 2007, 11:21 pm

Ubuntu Screencasts. Fantastic resource—exactly what Ubuntu (and desktop Linux in general) needs. # 15th January 2007, 1:41 am


DHS Funding Open Source Security. Paying for “source code analysis technology” coverage of Linux, Apache, PostgreSQL and more. # 17th January 2006, 10:18 pm


Enter the hedgehog

The Ubuntu community have released Hoary Hedgehog, otherwise known as Ubuntu 5.04. If you haven’t tried Ubuntu yet, it’s an excellent Linux distribution based on Debian with a strong focus on desktop usability. Unlike most Linux distros, Ubuntu comes with just one desktop manager (Gnome) and one obvious default application for each of the essentials: Firefox for browsing, OpenOffice for office work, Evolution for mail.

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Subversion 1.0 packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. Apparently the RPMs on RHN are two years old. # 3rd September 2004, 10:33 pm


Security and coding style

A couple of good web development security resources:

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