First Beta of Mandriva Linux 2010.1 Brings GNOME 2.30.0view story

http://news.softpedia.com – Just in time for Easter, the first Beta release of the upcoming Mandriva Linux 2010.1 (Spring) operating system, due for launch in early June this year, is now available for download on mirrors worldwide. Once again, bleeding-edge packages are present in Mandriva Linux 2010.1 Beta 1, such as Linux kernel, KDE Software Compilation ... (General)

New CEO for Micro Focusview story

http://www.itwire.com – Enterprise software vendor, Micro Focus has appointed 30-year IT industry veteran and Nigel Clifford as chief executive effective next month. Prior to its acquisition by Nokia in December 2008, Clifford was CEO of UK-based software development and licensing company, Symbian. (IT news)

FSFE and FFII to Radio Station Winners: "rOGG on"view story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – For Document Freedom Day, March 31 2010, a couple of European radio stations, Deutschlandradio and Radio Orange were granted awards for using open standards by the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) and the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII). (Distributions)

Do You Have an Aptitude for Software?view story

http://www.linux-mag.com – If you think smart is intelligent or if you think yum is tasty, aptitude will expand your thoughts with attitude. (General)

Ubuntu 10.10 to be Codenamed Maverick Meerkatview story

http://www.maximumpc.com –   (General)

Snort – Full Tutorialview story

http://lpilinux.com – Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention and detection system that operates as a network sniffer. It logs activities of the network that is matched with the predefined signatures. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Need help with a Thinkpadview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have just installed Ubuntu 9.10 KK on my Thinkpad A20m (yes I know it's old). The install went fine, but I have a two major issues. 1. I cannot seem to connect to the repositories. They are all checked in software sources. I have tried using ~sudo apt-get install (package) (Hardware)

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 117 is out!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – Issue #117 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out! (Distributions)

Fedora 12, LXDE won't updateview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Just installed the LXDE on HD and it seems faster than the Gnome version. When I go to graphics software update, I see 388 updates are available. (HowTos)

Enforcement of the GNU GPL in Germany and Europeview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – A. Rationale for enforcement of the GPL – At present, the enforcement of the GPL license conditions is driven by single developers and organizations supporting Free Software. Most famous is Mr. Harald Welte, former maintainer of the Netfilter/Iptables project, who is running the enforcement project gpl-violations.org. Some years ago, Mr. Welte became aware of the [...] (General)