Yaboot creates serious threat to the future of Linux on PowerPCview story

http://mac.linux.be –  As I am normally following the mailing lists of debian-powerpc I saw this very threatening mail from Rick Thomas. He filed a bug report against yaboot/ybin. Until now, nothing happened since he filed it (may 2010, so we are talking about 2 months). (Distributions)

openSUSE 11.3 releasedview story

http://mac.linux.be –  The long wait is over; some eight months after the release of the previous stable version, openSUSE 11.3 is now officially available: "The openSUSE project is pleased to announce the release of the latest incarnation of openSUSE, with support for 32-bit and 64-bit systems. (Distributions)

Mandriva 2010.1 is outview story

http://mac.linux.be –  Mandriva Linux 2010.1 has been released: "Mandriva, the leading European publisher of Linux solutions, announces today the launch of the final version of Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring. Quicker, easier and more secure than ever, Mandriva Linux offers new functionalities which revolutionise the desktop. (Distributions)

Lightspark flash player continues to advanceview story

http://mac.linux.be –  Back in May we reported on the Lightspark Flash Player that was developed by a free software developer using Adobe's released SWF/Flash documentation and has hit a point where its ActionScript 3.0 support is nearly complete, has a JIT engine that leverages LLVM, supports OpenGL rendering, and boasts various other (Distributions)

Pommed 1.33 to support MacBook (Pro) 6,1, 6,2 and MacBook Pro 7,1view story

http://mac.linux.be –  Pommed has been updated to include support for the 2010 Apple laptops. Notes: This release adds support for the early 2010 machines. It also removes the dependency on Glade for gpomme. Changes: read more (Distributions)

Firefox 3.6.6 and Thunderbird 3.1.0 for PowerPC availableview story

http://mac.linux.be – On PPCNUX, Firefox 3.6.6 for PowerPC and Thunderbird 3.1.0 is made available. (Distributions)

Debian 5.0 "Lenny" update releasedview story

http://mac.linux.be –  The Debian Project developers have issued the fifth maintenance update to Debian 5.0, code named "Lenny". The latest stable release includes an updated version of the Debian installer and addresses several bugs and security issues found in January's 5.0.4 release. (Distributions)

Mac devotees are moving to Linuxview story

http://mac.linux.be – Seeking real freedom of choice in a technology ecosystem where vendors are exerting more and more control. I'm not religious about technology. My strategy is to use what works best, period. (Distributions)

Code freeze for Debian 6.0 Squeeze expected in Augustview story

http://mac.linux.be – As announced by Adam Barrat of the Debian Release Team on the project's mailing list on Monday, the Debian developers are now only waiting until all the changes to the distribution caused by the update to Python 2.6 have been integrated. (Distributions)

Ubuntu to drop support for SPARC and IA64 archview story

http://mac.linux.be –  It was decided at the Ubuntu Developer Summit, that support for the SPARC port of Ubuntu would be discontinued. read more (Distributions)