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Lukewarm support for AMD’s Sledgehammer

Author: JT Smith

AMD’s 64-bit Sledgehammer processor is having trouble gaining support among Linux distributions.

Category:

  • Unix

Debian 2.2 (potato) released

Author: JT Smith

Debian GNU/Linux version 2.2, codenamed potato, has been released, according to Linux Weekly News.

Sony to use Transmeta Crusoe in new Vaio laptop

Author: JT Smith

Sony is planning on switching its Vaio laptop line to use Transmeta’s Crusoe processor, Bloomberg reports/

Category:

  • Unix

Digital network security

Author: JT Smith

Linux Weekly News has a story about system security.

Category:

  • Linux

Vendors gear up for LinuxWorld with press releases

Author: JT Smith

The Linux Journal provides a roundup of press releases as LinuxWorld begins.

Category:

  • Linux

Vernon named editor at large of Linux Journal

Author: JT Smith

Read the Linux Journal’s press release about Richard Vernon’s appointment.

Linux making inroads

Author: JT Smith

The Associated Press previews LinuxWorld with a story about companies embracing the operating system.

Category:

  • Linux

Steve Jobs fights a tough biography

Author: JT Smith

The New York Times has a piece Monday on Steve Jobs’ campaign against Alan Deutschman’s critical book about his tenure at Apple called The Second Coming of Steve Jobs. Vanity Fair was set to run an excerpt and it was cancelled at the last minute, apparently because of space.
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Linux developers provide add-on features

Author: JT Smith

Linux developers are working on several pieces of add-on software that “gives the freeware operating system big features it previously lacked,” ZDNet’s Inter@ctive Week says.

Category:

  • Linux

Red Hat’s fix for the usermode security problem

Author: JT Smith

Check out the security advisory.

Category:

  • Linux