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36 items tagged “linux”

2007

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

2006

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

2005

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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2004

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

2002

Security and coding style

A couple of good web development security resources:

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