Peppermint 7 Released

Full Article : LinuxJournal – http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/LinuxJournal-BreakingNews/~3/GY4Wl_AJV60/peppermint-7-released Peppermint 7 launched a few days ago. Peppermint is a lightweight Ubuntu-based Linux distribution with an emphasis on speed and simplicity. Although the name is similar to Linux Mint, the projects aren’t directly related. more>>

Libarchive Security Flaw Discovered

Full Article : LinuxJournal – http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/LinuxJournal-BreakingNews/~3/jTMHv8mRNjA/libarchive-security-flaw-discovered When it comes to security, everyone knows you shouldn’t run executable files from an untrustworthy source. Back in the late 1990s, when web users were a little more naive, it was quite common to receive infected email messages with fake attachments. more>>

Sony Settles in Linux Battle

Full Article : LinuxJournal – http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/LinuxJournal-BreakingNews/~3/XpothRRq-Nc/sony-settles-linux-battle When Sony released its PlayStation 3 console in 2006, most fans were excited by the enhanced graphics and processing power, but a small (yet significant) group of buyers was excited about an entirely different feature. more>>

OpenSwitch Finds a New Home

Full Article : LinuxJournal – http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/LinuxJournal-BreakingNews/~3/hEol_kE80I4/openswitch-finds-new-home OpenSwitch has joined the Linux Foundation’s stable of networking projects. This is a significant step. It means the network operating system’s development will be driven by community needs, instead of the needs of few private companies. more>>