Ubuntu 6.06 LTS is released
I'd be wary of pursuing just the "women in GNOME" issue, because many of
the same things put off far more than just women. Running around
shouting "pants off" is not, for example, very compatible with the
Japanese cultural expectations.
with a promise of support for five years
Red Hat launches Mugshot (site).
Google Earth for Linux is released under a free-beer license (article).
Libranet Linux shuts down, several months after the death of its
Ethereal becomes Wireshark after its lead developer changes jobs (announcement).
These movements are at their most efficient while building hidden
information plumbing layers, such as Web servers. They are hopeless when it
comes to producing fine user interfaces or user experiences. If the code
that ran the Wikipedia user interface were as open as the contents of the
entries, it would churn itself into impenetrable muck almost immediately.
The first working OLPC model is demonstrated.
The 2.6.17 kernel is released (announcement).
The Linux filesystems workshop is held (report).
The Taiwanese government mandates Linux compatibility for desktop
Novell names Ron Hovsepian its new CEO, replacing Jack Messman (press
Most of the SCO Groups claims against IBM are thrown out by the
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