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New course will teach developers to make Linux device drivers

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drivershq.com: Training and consulting company LinuxCertified has announced a new course that will help developers learn how to create device drivers for the Linux operating system.

Linux Kernels, Blog-o-Frenzy, And Why You Should Care

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thevarguy.com: Fall is in the air in New England and I am still sifting through the thousands of product announcements from Oracle OpenWorld 2010 (held in September). One of the questions I keep being asked by solution providers is “What does this new Oracle Linux Kernel mean to me?

Fedora 14 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Fedora 14, aka Laughlin, is the latest update of Fedora, the Red Hat-sponsored, Linux distribution. Like Ubuntu, it is a GNOME-based distribution. However, there are spins for the K Desktop Environment (KDE), the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE), and Xfce. This review is based on the main edition, that is, the GNOME edition, using a DVD installation image.

Fedora 15 Has A Release Schedule, But Will It Be Met?

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phoronix.com: The Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo) has approved the release schedule for Fedora 15, the next release of this community Red Hat Linux operating system that was recently codenamed Lovelock.

People behind Debian: Joey Hess of debhelper fame

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Interviews

raphaelhertzog.com: I’m one of the oldtimers in Debian. Actually, I just checked, and there are still up to nineteen active Debian Developers who joined the project before I did, in 1996. I got started fairly young, and am “just” 34 years old.

Distro Developers Need Dollars!

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eyeonlinux.com: These are hard times, and a lot of people are hurting financially. Jobs and money are hard to come by, and many folks are just getting by. It turns out that even your favorite distro developers could use a few bucks to help them keep churning out new & updated distros for desktop use.

Linux vs. Windows: Suspending logic and reason for blind faith

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Microsoft

techrepublic.com: Recently, several outlets picked up the story that there were hundreds of security flaws in the Android Linux kernel, with 88 of them classified as “severe” - but that wasn’t a surprise to me. All code has flaws and errors. What surprised me were the responses I read in the forums.

Red Hat EL 6: Why to Upgrade - Why to Hold Off

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ostatic.com: So, what’s in the new RHEL 6 that would tempt existing users to upgrade before the end of the existing lifecycle? The answer is features.

Evaluating desktop Linux systems mini review

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brianmasinick.blogspot: In this mini review, I am doing a survey of a variety of distributions in various categories, sharing my observations, and making a few recommendations of the distributions that fit a few categories best in my opinion.

The Linux 2.6.37 Kernel With EXT4 & Btrfs

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phoronix.com: Now that the Linux 2.6.37 kernel merge window is closed and this next major release is in the middle of its development cycle, we have new benchmarks to publish looking at the file-system performance of Btrfs and EXT4 compared to earlier releases.

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