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Today Ubuntu Linux 8.10 final will be released to all mirrors world wild. However, FTP/HTTP mirrors server may down due to heavy demands from users. You can now use BitTorrent to upgrade Ubuntu Linux to 8.10 from old 8.04 version. Help Ubuntu project to spread Linux to humanity.
In the past, the update servers would crash very quickly on a big release day, making it hard for people to get the latest update. With BitTorrent, however, this can be easily avoided.

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Understanding anatomy of security-enhanced Linux (SELinux) architecture and implementation.

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A free as in freedom GNU/Linux distribution, that takes all the non-free blobs out of a rather popular distribution.

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Open source Java technology debuts in GNU/Linux distributions – Latest releases of Fedora and Ubuntu Linux feature OpenJDK-based implementations.

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One of the highlights of fisl9.0 for me was getting to know better the work that is being done by Brazil’s Ministry of Education (MEC). They have just unveiled the numbers for the ongoing ProInfo project.

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Another interesting article with security in mind. From the article: You’re probably familiar with the live CD concept — a fully functional operating system on a CD that can be run on any computer that boots from its optical drive, without affecting the one(s) already installed. In a similar vein, you can set up Linux […]

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This is a philosophical post on why Linux hasn’t grown to challenge Windows as the most popular operating system. From the blog post: Linux isn’t very popular on the desktop. It’s a far third behind OS X, which is a very far second behind Windows. Most people cite pre-installed operating systems as the reason. But […]

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