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High End - free software for the pro/admin/hacker - high-end distros (Red Hat, Debian, etc.), kernel development, programming and heavy duty CLI work, networking, databases, web- and sys-admin stuff, advanced howtos, high end hardware (servers, workstations, thinstations) etc.
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BIND 9.7.2-P2 is now available

https://lists.isc.org

New bugfix and security fix release of free softwared most commonly used Domain Name System (DNS) server on the Internet.

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Arduino announces new open/free hardware products

http://arduino.cc

Arduino is getting a new logo, has acquired its own USB Vendor ID, owns Arduino branded webstore, is launching two new board and announcing some upcoming products and also several upgrades to existing hardware.

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Ten Essential Linux Admin Tools

http://www.linux-mag.com

System Administrators (SAs) need a set of tools with which to manage their often unmanageable systems and environments*. These ten essential Linux administration tools provide excellent support for the weary SA.

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Ghostscript 9.0 supports ICC profiles

http://www.h-online.com

The first new major release of the free PostScript interpreter in years now also supports ICC colour profiles and allows third-party Colour Management Modules (CMMs) to be integrated

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Limitations of Windows PowerShell vs. Linux SSH/bash

http://www.zdnet.co.uk

I've had the opportunity to work with PowerShell recently, on Windows 7. And I have to admit, I'm impressed with some things, but disappointed with others

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Trisquel 4.0 LTS "Taranis" strikes

http://trisquel.info

As our special way to celebrate Software Freedom Day, we are pleased to announce that Trisquel 4.0 LTS, codename "Taranis" -the Celtic god of thunder- is ready for download. It is our second Long Term Support release, and it is a sweet one! It comes in the usual GNOME flavor and with a light LXDE based environment in the shape of the new "Mini" edition.

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PostgreSQL 9.0 final release available

http://www.postgresql.org

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announces the availability of our most eagerly awaited release. PostgreSQL 9.0 includes built-in, binary replication, and over a dozen other major features which will appeal to everyone from web developers to database hackers.

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Speex developer announces Codec 2 audiocodec

http://www.rowetel.com

Codec2 is an open source low bit rate speech codec designed for communications quality speech at around 2400 bit/s. Applications include low bandwidth HF/VHF digital radio. It fills a gap in open source, free-as-in-speech voice codecs beneath 5000 bit/s. It is released under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).

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Qt 4.7.0 Released

http://labs.qt.nokia.com

New version of Qt, a cross-platform application and UI development framework, features QML, an advanced new declarative programming language, and significant performance improvements.

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Damn Vulnerable Linux

http://www.linuxaria.com

Damn Vulnerable Linux – The most vulnerable and exploitable operating system ever! Damn Vulnerable Linux is the most complete training environment for IT security with over 500.000 downloads. It includes all tools you need ready to go. Additionally tons of training material and exercises are included.

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Debian GNU/kFreeBSD Becomes More Interesting

http://www.phoronix.com

Since last year we have been talking about Debian GNU/kFreeBSD, one of the official ports for Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" that will bring a 32-bit and 64-bit FreeBSD kernel as an option to using the Linux kernel.

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New release of GNU FreeFont

http://lists.gnu.org

Gnu FreeFont project produces a useful set of free outline (i.e.OpenType) fonts covering as much as possible of the Unicode character set. The set consists of three typefaces: one monospaced and two proportional (one with uniform and one with modulated stroke).

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A licensing change for syslog-ng

http://lwn.net

Many have criticized syslog-ng, a replacement for the syslog logging daemon with many additional features, for not being open enough. Syslog-ng has a closed-source commercial version and keeps the entire code base under a single copyright by requiring copyright transfer for contributions, which has been a sore spot in the eyes of many people.

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OpenIndiana

http://openin.org

OpenIndiana is a continuation of the OpenSolaris operating system. It was conceived during the period of uncertainty following the Oracle takeover of Sun Microsystems, after several months passed with no binary updates made available to the public.

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GNU Ghostscript 9.00 release announcement

http://www.ghostscript.com

Artifex Software, Inc. is happy to announce the release of
GPL Ghostscript 9.00 and GhostPDL 9.00. Ghostscript is a suite of software based on an interpreter for Adobe Systems' PostScript and Portable Document Format (PDF) page description languages.

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