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Firefox 2.0.0.5 Patches Critical Flaws

Mozilla on July 18 released Firefox 2.0.0.5, the latest update to the groups flagship browser. The update patches eight security vulnerabilities, three of them "critical" and two "high," the...

Four Countries Commit to Buy 4 Million Linux-Powered OLPC Laptops

A spokesperson for the One Laptop Per Child program reported July 31 that the countries of Nigeria, Brazil, Argentina and Thailand have each committed to purchase 1 million Linux...

Mandriva, HP Launch Latin American Linux Partnership

On Wednesday, Mandriva announced that it was partnering with Hewlett-Packard Co. to distribute HP desktop computers pre-loaded with Mandriva Linux 2006 to 37 countries in Latin America. As part of...

Swiss Government Switches Systems to Linux

Novell Inc. Tuesday announced an agreement with the government of Switzerland to convert some 3,000 of its servers to the companys SUSE Linux operating system. Operational efficiency and cost were...

Musical Chairs Continues at Novell

In the latest bit of personnel-related news from beleaguered Linux software/services provider Novell Inc., Nuremburg, Germany-based SUSE Linux founder Hubert Mantel announced his resignation Tuesday via email to friends...

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