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Linux 2.6.36-rc1 Kernel Released

While no release announcement has yet to work its way onto the Linux Kernel Mailing List, the Linux 2.6.36-rc1 kernel was tagged last night in Git by Linus Torvalds. As we have already shared in a number of articles, the Linux 2.6.36 kernel delivers on an exciting number of new...

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 367

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Feature: Application review -- Imagination and cpulimit News: Counting Ubuntu OEM installs, FreeBSD conferences, Patching a running kernel the easy way Questions and answers: Virtual Post Office Released last week: Peppermint, BackTrack, VectorLinux, Salix OS Upcoming releases: Fedora 14 Alpha Reader comments Read more in...

Vi IMproved 7.3 Released w/ Fixes + New Features

Marking the end of two years of development is the release of Vim (Vi Improved) version 7.3. While this is considered a minor release of Vim, there are a handful of new features along with many bug-fixes...

24 Addictive Free Linux Games (Part 3 of 3)

LinuxLinks: "In this third and final segment, we recommend a further 8 free Linux games that are great fun to play, highly playable and above all have a special addictive quality. We suspect that there will be a few games here that even the ardent Linux gamer will not have tried before."

Best Online Data Backup Service for Linux Poll

Tech Source: "From that list, which do you think is currently the best online data backup service for Linux?:"

Open source's ardent admirers take but don't give

The Register: "Open source went mainstream long ago. It's a pity, then, that it's still so poorly understood by many of its most ardent admirers."

Oracle Sues Google Over Java in Android

Datamation: "Does Google's Android operating system infringe on Oracle's Java patents and copyrights? That's the claim being made by Oracle this week in a major lawsuit against Google over its use of Java in the mobile operating system."

User space memory access from the Linux kernel

IBM Developerworks: "Summary: As the kernel and user space exist in different virtual address spaces, there are special considerations for moving data between them."

Desktop Eye Candy

Kevin's World: "I was reading the post about a good looking desktop by Seif Lotfy on My sexy desktop I really liked some of the things that he had setup but there were others that were not for me."

Linux KVM Eyes 'World Domination'

Datamation: "Kernel-based Virtual Machine, or KVM, is a growing Linux technology for virtualization. Speaking at LinuxCon this week, Red Hat Senior Engineer Chris Wright noted that the open source project is on track to meet some very lofty goals."

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