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Posted on in Categories News last updated May 13, 2007

=> Humor: Ten things a Linux Fanboy will not tell you รขโ‚ฌโ€œ a little truth, our advice read it as humor ๐Ÿ˜‰ :

Yes, everyone has a friend who is a Linux Fanboy; he keep saying as a slogans dispenser: “Linux is good, Linux is stable, Linux is cool”, but there is a dark side…

=> Linux: 2.6.22-rc1, You Name It, It’s There – Linux kernel gets some updates:

“You want a new firewire stack? We’ve got it. New wireless networking infrastructure? Check. New infiniband drivers? Digital video drivers? A totally new CPU architecture (blackfin)? Check, check, check.

=> Redhat releases fonts (liberation) – Thank you!

There are three sets: Sans (a substitute for Arial, Albany, Helvetica, Nimbus Sans L, and Bitstream Vera Sans), Serif (a substitute for Times New Roman, Thorndale, Nimbus Roman, and Bitstream Vera Serif) and Mono (a substitute for Courier New, Cumberland, Courier, Nimbus Mono L, and Bitstream Vera Sans Mono). The fonts are now available for you to install.

=> AMD will deliver open graphics drivers – a good news for all OSS fans:

AMD will soon deliver open graphics drivers, said Henri Richard just a few minutes ago, and the audience at the opening keynote of the Red Hat Summit broke into applause and cheers.

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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