One Laptop Per Child orders surge

Despite slower-than-expected sales and tough competition from commercial rivals, the One Laptop Per Child Foundation of Cambridge is enjoying a surge of new orders.

Wine 0.9.50 Released

This is release 0.9.50 of Wine, a free implementation of Windows on Unix. What's new in this release: Completed I/O completion. Improved user credentials management, including Mac Keychain support. More Valgrinding. Lots of bug fixes.

Linuxlookup Weekly Wrap-up Dec 1 2007

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Now the US Trustee Objects to the Patent Sale Too

SCO doesn't seem to be fully applying themselves lately. Perhaps they are a bit distracted. You'd think they'd at least *try* to do their paperwork correctly. Maybe they figure, why bother? It's over. We're under a death sentence. York's lawyer said so. So since tomorrow we die, let's eat and drink and be merry. That, at least, is rational.

ATI RadeonHD Driver: First Release

The X Window System developer team at SUSE has released version 1.0.0 of the ATI Radeon R5xx and R6xx chipset driver it has been developing over the past few months for Novell’s technology partner AMD.

OKL4 now supports the ARMv6 architecture

Open Kernel Labs, a global provider of embedded systems software and virtualization technology, and part of the ARM Connected Community, announces that its flagship microkernel OKL4 now supports the ARMv6 architecture. ARM technology is at the heart of the worlds leading-edge mobile communications devices.

Quality Open Source Calendaring / Scheduling?

"In past jobs, I've used Microsoft Outlook/Exchange, Novell Groupwise, and Google Calendar for handling business appointments. I'm sorry to say it, but I have yet to see a rival to Microsoft's scheduling features. On Slashdot I have occasionally read rumblings that there are better open source email and calendaring solutions out there. Can anyone substantiate this claim? What are the OSS alternatives? Can any compete with Microsoft's resource scheduling?"

Tip from RHCEs: Cows in the Linux kernel

While you deal with your daily chores, you may not have much chance or time to dig deep into Red Hat® Enterprise Linux source code. When you face a problem, unlike other proprietary software, RHEL lets you access its source code freely as a last resort. Let’s go through how to access RHEL source code so that you will be well prepared when something calls for it. This guide will show you how you can enjoy the archeology of the linux kernel by digging into source code.