Archive for Februar, 2010

Kernel Log: Linux and hard disks with 4-KByte sectors

Donnerstag, Februar 25th, 2010

In future, fdisk will arrange partitions in such a way that the new hard disks with 4-KByte sectors can achieve optimum performance. The developers of Realtime Linux have released new kernel versions, and the completion of 2.6.32.9 and 2.6.33 is also approaching
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Adobe patches critical vulnerability in Download Manager

Mittwoch, Februar 24th, 2010

Adobe has released a security update to address a critical hole in its Adobe Download Manager (DLM) that can be exploited by specially crafted websites to install arbitrary software on a Windows computer
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VeriSign introduces Trust Seal service

Mittwoch, Februar 24th, 2010

A new service from VeriSign seal-certifies web sites as authentic and malware-free
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Sendmail sets record growth in 2009

Mittwoch, Februar 24th, 2010

Sendmail Inc, the company behind the Sendmail Consortium and open source Sendmail mail transfer agent (MTA), has announced that it set record results for is fiscal year 2009
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PC-BSD 8.0 "Hubble Edition" arrives

Dienstag, Februar 23rd, 2010

The PC-BSD developers have released version 8.0, the "Hubble Edition", of their open source FreeBSD-based operating system
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Microsoft and Amazon sign patent deal

Dienstag, Februar 23rd, 2010

Microsoft has announced that it has signed a patent cross-license agreement with Amazon. Under the agreement, Amazon will pay Microsoft an undisclosed amount of money for use of Microsoft’s patent portfolio
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Ubuntu for the US authorities

Dienstag, Februar 23rd, 2010

American IT firm Autonomic Resources has been given the go-ahead to supply the US authorities with Canonical’s Ubuntu and Landscape products
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New Python shell is a DreamPie

Montag, Februar 22nd, 2010

DreamPie combines "best of" Python shells to provide an auto-completing, documentation-displaying environment for Python coders
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Google officially jams Gears

Montag, Februar 22nd, 2010

Google has officially announced that it has stopped development on Google Gears and is moving its efforts the the HTML5 database API to provide local database storage for web browsers
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The H Week – MeeGo, Android, BSODs

Sonntag, Februar 21st, 2010

Moblin and Maemo projects merged into Meego, new editions of the Kernel Log and Processor Whispers, Glyn Moody asks if open source has become too open for its own good and Microsoft confirms rootkit causes blue screen of death on XP
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