[News] Sidux Linux Christmas Special Released; Japan's Vine Linux Reaches Major Release

[News] Sidux Linux Christmas Special Released; Japan's Vine Linux Reaches Major Release

Post by Roy Schest » Fri, 28 Dec 2007 12:28:03

idux 2007-04.5 christmas special

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| A lot has changed since sidux 2007-04 "" got released, most importantly
| additional hardware support for concurrent graphics-, DVB-, ALSA- and
| wireless LAN devices, which suggests to fresh up "", while continuing the
| development for sidux 2008-01 "". Consequently we are now proud to
| announce the immediate availability of the sidux 2007-04.5 "" christmas
| special for amd64 and i686 systems, shipping in roughly 45 MB KDE lite
| flavours and a combined i386+amd64 release with 430 MB KDE for kde-full.



[2007,12,25] Vine Linux 4.2


Momonga Linux 4 Release

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| To our regular users, Momonga Project wishs to express our most gratitude for
| continuing support.



Berry Linux 0.83 released. (2007.8.20)


New Partnership Extends Linux Foundation Work with Japanese Developers

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| Agreement Signed with Japanese Government Information-technology Promotion
| Agency (IPA) to help increase participation of Japanese developers in Linux
| and open source


Japanese Government to Embrace Linux

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| Oracle Japan is said to be leading the effort, which could launch
| as early as next month.


Oracle, IBM, NEC to market Linux in Japan: Nikkei

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| Major information technology firms, including Oracle Corp., IBM Corp. and
| NEC Corp., will set up a consortium to sell servers and systems running
| the Linux operating system in Japan, a financial daily said on
| Thursday.


Schools across Japan may switch to Linux

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| Japan's public broadcaster NHK reported late last week that the
| Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to introduce
| the open-source operating system Linux for use within classrooms
| across the country in the near future.


Microsoft foresees more suits in Japan

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| A legal battle between Microsoft and Japanese anti-monopoly authorities
| is likely to conclude next year and might lead to lawsuits or other
| patent infringement complaints against the U.S. software company,
| an executive said Thursday.
| [...]
| Microsoft has been slapped with hefty fines by European Union regulators,
| who have said Microsoft broke competition laws and abused its dominant
| market position.


OpenLogic Extends Reach in Japan with Ashisuto Strategic Partnership

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| Under the agreement, OpenLogic will provide support to Ashisuto
| customers for hundreds of open source packages.


BakBone Leads Linux Data Protection Software Market in Japan for Fifth
Consecutive Year

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| Between 2005 and 2006 BakBone grew its Linux data protection mar