Archive for September, 2010

MySQL fork Drizzle goes beta

Donnerstag, September 30th, 2010

The Drizzle fork of MySQL, a major reworking of the database software for web and cloud use, reaches official beta status and can now import MySQL databases
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GNOME 2.32 released

Donnerstag, September 30th, 2010

The new version of GNOME includes several minor enhancements and, with the impending release of GNOME 3 in the spring, is the last major version in the 2.x series
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SUSE Appliance Toolkit 1.1 generates EC2 images

Donnerstag, September 30th, 2010

The latest version of the SUSE Appliance Toolkit, which contains the software required to generate and manage local versions of software appliances, is now able to generate Amazon EC2 images
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WordPress to replace Microsoft Live Spaces blogging

Mittwoch, September 29th, 2010

Microsoft is to close down its Live Spaces blogging service (launched six-years ago as MSN Spaces). Blogs hosted on Spaces will be migrated to WordPress
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Patch fixes vulnerability in ASP.NET

Mittwoch, September 29th, 2010

As promised Microsoft has released an out-of-schedule emergency patch, but has buried it in the depths of its Download Center
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Wikimedia tests video playback with Swarmplayer 2.0

Mittwoch, September 29th, 2010

The Wikimedia Foundation is experimenting with Swarmplayer 2.0 to bring down traffic costs by making videos embedded on Wikipedia available via BitTorrent
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Arduino launches two new boards

Dienstag, September 28th, 2010

Arduino has released two new open source micro-controller boards, one with double the flash memory and both with completely revised USB interfaces
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CodePlex Foundation becomes Outercurve Foundation

Dienstag, September 28th, 2010

The CodePlex Foundation has decided to change its name to the Outercurve Foundation to end confusion between itself and Microsoft’s CodePlex.com project hosting platform
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LibreOffice – a community fork for OpenOffice.org

Dienstag, September 28th, 2010

The Document Foundation has been established and is forking OpenOffice, with widespread community support, to create the free software LibreOffice
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Another Twitter hole opened and closed

Montag, September 27th, 2010

Over the weekend another Twitter hole opened up when postings appeared saying "WTF" with a link or proclaiming a preference for a certain sexual activity with goats
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