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Red Hat defends Linux kernel move

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blog.internetnews.com: There is no company on Earth that contributes more to the Linux kernel than Red Hat. That said, Red Hat has recently come under some scrutiny for the way it packages the kernel in RHEL 6 - some mis-informed people have gone so far as to question whether or not Red Hat is violating the GPL.

Kororaa GNU/Linux is back

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itwire.com: GNU/Linux distributions are like ships in the night - they come and go and sometimes disappear from sight altogether. Some last just a few months, while others, despite being the brainchild of a single individual, stay on for years and years.

[p]review: Fedora 15 + GNOME 3.0, a skippable release

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nicubunu.blogspot: So now that the Alpha release for Fedora 15 has been declared gold, all the features are in, only polish and bug fixing are to be applied until final, is the time for previews are reviews, it was also the time for me to look at the new default desktop and understand what is coming.

Spotlight on Linux: Debian 6

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  • Spotlight on Linux: Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 "Squeeze
  • People behind Debian: Christian Perrier, translation coordinator

Fermilab releases a new version of Scientific Linux

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fnal.gov: The Linux operating system produced at Fermilab enabled the laboratory, and other high-energy physics institutions to build large physics data analysis clusters using affordable, commercially available computers. The photo shows computer clusters in the laboratory's Grid Computing Center.

Linux Leaders: Debian and Ubuntu Derivative Distros

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Ubuntu

earthweb.com: By any standard, Debian is the most influential Linux distribution ever. Not everyone uses Debian, but, both alone and second hand through Ubuntu, it is the source of more derivative distributions than any other.

Sydney Linux group may merge with Linux Australia

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itwire.com: The Sydney Linux User Group may be wound up by the end of the month and function instead as a sub-committee of Linux Australia if a motion drafted by its president, James Polley, is passed at the AGM on March 25.

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.38 (Part 4) - Storage

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h-online.com: Expected in March, the forthcoming kernel will contain the new LIO target framework for implementing Storage Area Networks (SANs). Also new are a kernel-side media presence polling feature for disk drives and various Device Mapper optimisations that are relevant for desktop systems.

Linux Gazette March 2011 (#184):

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HowTos

linuxgazette.net: The March edition of the Linux Gazette monthly is online and ready to read. Highlights include: HAL: Part 2 My Favourite Aliases, Playing around with IPv6 on Linux, and The Foolish Things We Do With Our Computers.

Controversy surrounds Red Hat's "obfuscated" source code release

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h-online.com: Red Hat has changed the way it ships the source code for the Linux kernel. Previously, it was released as a standard kernel with a collection of patches which could be applied to create the source code of the kernel Red Hat used. Now though, the company ships a tarball of the source code with the patches already applied.

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