May 302013
 

pf-kernel is yet another Linux kernel fork which provides you with a handful of awesome features not merged into mainline. It is based on neither existing Linux fork nor patchset, although some unofficial ports may be used if required patches haven't been released officially. The name of the fork is by no means related to BSD Packet Filter. «pf» stands for «post-factum», the author's nickname.

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May 132013
 

After many months of constant development, the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 7.0 (code name "Wheezy").
This new version of Debian includes various interesting features such as multiarch support, several specific tools to deploy private clouds, an improved installer, and a complete set of multimedia codecs and front-ends which remove the need for third-party repositories.
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May 112013
 

Ubuntu 13.04 is the newest release of Ubuntu, released on April 25, 2013. In the desktop, performance on lightweight systems was a core focus for this cycle, as a result 13.04 delivers significantly faster response times in casual use, and a reduced memory footprint. Key desktop updates are; Unity 7, Upstart 1.8, LibreOffice 4.0, CUPS 1.6.2 and cups-filters 1.0.34 and Python 3.3. On the server, there are many new features including OpenStack Grizzly, updates to Juju, VMWare integration, Ceph 0.56.4, MongoDB 2.2.4. All versions use Linux kernel 3.8.8.
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 Posted by at 12:50 am
May 092013
 

After many months of constant development, the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 7.0 (code name "Wheezy").
This new version of Debian includes various interesting features such as multiarch support, several specific tools to deploy private clouds, an improved installer, and a complete set of multimedia codecs and front-ends which remove the need for third-party repositories.

Multiarch support, one of the main release goals for "Wheezy", will allow Debian users to install packages from multiple architectures on the same machine. This means that you can now, for the first time, install both 32- and 64-bit software on the same machine and have all the relevant dependencies correctly resolved, automatically.
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