Misc Linux News Category

Ubuntu for mobile devices

Scheduled for launch in October 2007, Canonical Ltd. has recently said that they plan to provide a Ubuntu version for mobile internet devices. This includes Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded editions. It won't be long before we are all using Linux in one way or another. The following information has been quoted directly from here

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Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn has arrived

Canonical Ltd announced the official release of Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn this morning. It's considered a secure and feature rich alternative to Windows. Including the Linux 2.6.20 kernel and the GNOME 2.18 desktop environment. Some feature highlites of the Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Linux desktop edition are as follows:

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Ubuntu "Feisty Fawn" 7.04 Herd 3 Released

Ubuntu Feisty Fawn 7.04 Herd 3 has officially been released today for alpha testing. This is the third alpha release of the Ubuntu Feisty Fawn. The project is planned to be finished and ready for production machines by April 19th. Feisty Fawn includes many exciting new features, a few of which are listed below.

We are experimenting with the alpha release on a USB flash drive. 😉

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PCLinuxOS 07 Test release

TexStar's PCLinuxOS team has released a new 2007 test candidate. This release is not final, but is available for the public to download and try. One of the major differences we have noticed, revolves around the Look and Feel of this version. The PCLinuxOS design team has spent some quality time revamping the bootsplash, Icons and more, giving this release much eye candy. This version appears to boot much quicker than previous releases as well.

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Knoppix 5.1.0 released

Knoppix 5.1.0 has just recently been released. The quoted information listed below is an excerpt taken from the Knoppix source website. In addition, the flaming desktop screenshot as seen here can be attained by booting the by booting the beryl desktop environment. I.E. Use the boot option: knoppix desktop=beryl

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Old Forum

Due to a lack of participation and growth, we have closed the forum for good.

Carnival of the latest embedded Linux trends

In this carnival edition, we will discuss the latest embedded Linux trends. How and why people are using the Linux operating system on USB.

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SLAX 5.1.6 released

I received an e-mail from Tomas today stating that he has just released another updated version of Slax. 5-23-06

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