Linus Torvalds joins Microsoft next-gen OS team, quits Linuxview story

http://www.itwire.com – In a move certain to surprise, shock and even anger many, the creator of the Linux kernel, Linus Torvalds, today signed up as Chief Software Architect with Microsoft to work on the Redmond Giant’s next-generation operating system with Dave Cutler. (IT news)

Linux Mint 8 “Helena” Xfce released!view story

http://www.linuxmint.com – The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 8 “Helena” Xfce Community Edition. Quick steps: (Distributions)

Human Photo Manipulation: 50 Amazing Artworksview story

http://www.hongkiat.com – div.photo-manipulate-human p img {max-width:600px; border:none} Photo manipulation is an art where ordinary photos are transformed into something alluring, unexpected and totally out of the box. It is often done by designers to express their creativity or for experimental purposes. Photoshop and GIMP are amongst the common software used for these tasks. (General)

Linux-ready Linksys 802.11n router rev'dview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Cisco announced an updated line of Linksys wireless 802/11/b/g/n routers for the home market, including a Linux model. The E2100L Advanced Wireless-N Router with Linux OS offers four 10/100 Ethernet ports, a USB port, a UPnP AV Media Server, and like the other E-Series WiFi routers, provides new, more customizable Cisco Connect software.... (Embedded)

Walker: GNOME Accessibility Hackfestview story

http://www.linux.com – Willie Walker has posted a detailed report from the GNOME Accessibility Hackfest. "Some people have suggested that it will be OK if GNOME 3 goes out the door inaccessible, using the analogy that it took GNO... (Software)

Google Builds Adobe's Flash into Chromeview story

http://www.linux.com – Google and Adobe have announced that they are to collaborate on development of the Adobe's Flash plug-in. As a first step, Google's Chrome web browser is to have Adobe's Flash Player built in... (Software)

Hacker Pomises Linux on PS3 Will Live Onview story

http://www.linux.com – Following the recent outcry after Sony announced it will remove the "Install Other OS" option from all versions of the console, a hacker has stepped up and announced that he will find "a safe way of updating to retain OtherOS support"... (Software)

The Large Hadron Collider switches on- the end of the world will be powered by GNU/Linuxview story

http://linuxo.com – Free Software Magazine: "The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is up and running as I write and as far as I can tell I’m still here, so it looks like the doomsayers were a little premature. Unless I’m writing this piece from the far side of the singularity of a black hole in a parallel universe." (General)

The GPLv3 in Plain English – The Parts Microsoft Worries Aboutview story

http://linuxo.com – fsckin w/ linux: " Awhile back I read the small print about Microsoft’s Moonlight software distribution. It specifically mentions the stuff they don’t like about the GPLv3. Interesting. Let’s see what they are worried about." (General)

Available Now: KDE Software Compilation 4.4.2view story

http://news.softpedia.com – The second maintenance release of KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC) 4.4.0 was unleashed last evening, March 30th, by the KDE developers. Dubbed Colibri, KDE SC 4.4.2 brings only updated translations and fixes a great number of bugs. KDE SC 4.4.2 is composed of the KDE Plasma Workspace, the KDE Applications and the KDE Development Platform. Let's take... (General)