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Ubuntu 12.10

Ubuntu 12.10 introduces innovations that bring together desktop and cloud-based experiences, representing the next stage in the transition to a multi-device, cloud-based world. New Previews give large, clear previews of content as it appears in the Dash search results, giving users a quick way to get more information to help find what they are looking for. The new Web Apps feature makes frequently used web applications available through the desktop.

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Posted by smyl - October 20, 2012 at 2:53 pm

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CentOS 6.3

The CentOS team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-6.3 for i386 and x86_64 Architectures. CentOS-6.3 is based on the upstream release EL 6.3 and includes packages from all variants. All upstream repositories have been combined into one, to make it easier for end users to work with. There are some important changes to this release compared with the previous versions of CentOS and we highly recommend reading this announcement along with the Release Notes. There is also a minimal install CD that will get you a very small base install that you can add to. Read more…

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Posted by smyl - August 14, 2012 at 12:39 am

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Fedora 17 (gnome)

The ‘Beefy Miracle’ hath arrived. We believe this is the beefiest release ever – chock full of features to customize your experience to your tastes. On the desktop, GNOME 3.4 introduces new search capabilities in the activities overview, improved themes, and enhancements to the Documents and Contacts applications. A new application, GNOME-boxes, provides easy access to virtual machines. Additionally, GIMP 2.8 brings new improvements, such as single-window mode, layer groups, and on-canvas editing. Read more…

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Posted by smyl - August 10, 2012 at 3:43 pm

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (parallels)

The Ubuntu team is very pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Long-Term Support). Code-named ‘Precise Pangolin’, 12.04 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing a few new features and improving quality control. For PC users, Ubuntu 12.04 supports laptops, desktops, and netbooks with a unified look and feel based on an updated version of the desktop shell called ‘Unity’, which introduces ‘Head-Up Display’ search capabilities.

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Posted by smyl - August 7, 2012 at 12:01 pm

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (VirtualBox)

The Ubuntu team is very pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Long-Term Support). Code-named ‘Precise Pangolin’, 12.04 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing a few new features and improving quality control. For PC users, Ubuntu 12.04 supports laptops, desktops, and netbooks with a unified look and feel based on an updated version of the desktop shell called ‘Unity’, which introduces ‘Head-Up Display’ search capabilities.

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Posted by smyl - August 5, 2012 at 3:09 am

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

The Ubuntu team is very pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Long-Term Support). Code-named ‘Precise Pangolin’, 12.04 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing a few new features and improving quality control. For PC users, Ubuntu 12.04 supports laptops, desktops, and netbooks with a unified look and feel based on an updated version of the desktop shell called ‘Unity’, which introduces ‘Head-Up Display’ search capabilities.

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Posted by smyl - July 30, 2012 at 3:21 am

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CentOS 5.8

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS 5.8 for the i386 and x86_64 architectures. CentOS 5.8 is the eighth update to the CentOS 5 distribution series. It contains a lot of bug fixes, updates and new functionality. Known issues: as of CentOS 5.7 the installation kit is split into two DVDs; there is a MultiLib issue with dbus-1.1.2-16 (i386 and x86_64) – they can not be installed at the same time due to a conflict of the file /etc/dbus-1/system.conf; there is a known issue with the tg3 kernel driver using VLANs (802.1q) and at least one Broadcom chipset; there is a known issue with the smartmontools and the 2.6.18-308 kernel where ‘hard drives behind a SAS controller can get dropped’; there is a known issue with the latest nfs-utils in EL 5.8 where invalid warnings are given on NFS mounts for rpc.idmapd and/or rpc.gssd

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Posted by smyl - April 12, 2012 at 10:09 am

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Ubuntu 11.04

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 11.04, code-named ‘Natty Narwhal’. 11.04 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. For PC users, Ubuntu 11.04 supports laptops, desktops and netbooks with a unified look and feel based on a new desktop shell called ‘Unity’. This version supersedes Ubuntu Netbook Edition for all PC netbooks. Developer reference images are provided for select Texas Instruments (TI) ARM platforms, specifically the ‘PandaBoard’ and ‘BeagleBoard’. Ubuntu Server 11.04 has made it easier to provision servers, and reduce power consumption.

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Posted by smyl - May 5, 2011 at 10:44 pm

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OpenIndiana oi_148

Project OpenIndiana is pleased to announce the next development release – oi_148. This release has seen a lot of improvements in documentation and processes to enable more people to contribute releasing more development knowledge to the community instead of being locked in a small number of people’s heads. Outstanding issues to be aware of: globalisation across the OS is still broken; Brasero is broken due to an updated cdrecord. Fixes and improvements since oi_147: bump consolidation versions to 148 where available with bug and security fix backports; backports from Illumos; bump NVIDIA driver to 256.44; fixed l10n in Firefox and Thunderbird; added PostgreSQL packages; fixed man pages…. Read more…

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Posted by smyl - March 26, 2011 at 9:09 pm

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Fedora 14

 

Fedora 14, code name ‘Laughlin’, is now available for download. What’s new? Load and save images faster with libjpeg-turbo; Spice (Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments) with an enhanced remote desktop experience; support for D, a systems programming language combining the power and high performance of C and C++ with the programmer productivity of modern languages such as Ruby and Python; GNUStep, a GUI framework based of the Objective-C programming language; easy migration of Xen virtual machines to KVM virtual machines with virt-v2v….

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Posted by smyl - November 15, 2010 at 6:38 am

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