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April 13, 2012
News in brief: Red Hat partners with 10gen to provide MongoDB NoSQL database. Kubuntu gains new sponsor. Samba patch plugs security hole.
April 06, 2012
Microsoft makes it on the list of top Linux code contributors. Also, new Ubuntu version makes waves and two enterprise Linux giants celebrate milestones.
November 11, 2011
The openSUSE project releases version 12.1, which includes new Gnome Shell 3.2; Red Hat, Canonical and The Linux Foundation all concerned about Windows 8 locking-out Linux; and other open source news.
October 25, 2010
Unity, Canonical's netbook user interface, will replace GNOME as the default UI for both PCs and netbooks in Ubuntu 11.04.
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