SCO Moves to Partly Reopen SCO v. IBM

Posted on November 10, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News
Groklaw — Believe it or not, SCO isn't dead yet. SCO Group, by its lawyers Boies Schiller & Flexner and Hatch & Dodge, has just asked the US District Court for the District of Utah to reopen [PDF] its litigation against IBM:

CentOS Continuous Release

Posted on November 10, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News
Jeff Sheltren — The CentOS Continuous Release repository ("CR") was first introduced for CentOS 5.6, and currently exists for both CentOS 5 and CentOS 6. The CR repo is intended to provide package updates which have been released for the next point release upstream (from RHEL) which has not yet been officially released by CentOS yet due to delays around building, testing, and seeding mirrors for a new point release.

GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD7 Motherboard

Posted on November 10, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Legit Reviews — GIGABYTE has a long line of quality motherboards, today we have an opportunity to look at their latest motherboard. The GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD7 is the flagship motherboard in GIGABYTE's AMD product stack. Along with the flagship status comes a price to match. The GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD7 has a sticker price of $209.99 after rebate at Tiger Direct. It's a little on the steep side for AMD motherboards, but your getting a whole lot for your money.

LibreOffice 3.4.4 Released

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News
LibreOffice 3.4.4 brings enhancements and bugfixes to the features introduced in 3.4. Fixes inlude bugs found in the core libraries, as well as Calc, Impress, and Writer.

Thermaltake TR2 700 W Power Supply

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Hardware Secrets — The Thermaltake TR2 700 W is manufactured by FSP; it is actually a rebranded FSP700-80GHN(85) unit, which is also sold as the FSP Epsilon 85 Plus 700.

OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS 240GB SSD

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Vortez — The Vertex Series is now in its 3rd generation and has world-wide renown, having won multiple awards. OCZ recently unveiled an alternative version of their Vertex 3 Series SSD called the Max IOPS Edition. OCZ claim that this drive can achieve up to 85,000 IOPS so let’s waste no further time and begin our analysis!

AMD Bulldozer FX-8150 / FX-8120 Review

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
ocaholic — AMD's latest processors have been launched. The CPUs with Code name Bulldozer, also know as FX-8150 and FX-8120 are the first octa core CPUs which have been introduced to the consumer and enthusiast market. Today we are testing both eight core based Bulldozer FX CPUs. So, how do these CPUs perform? That's what we're going to find out in the following article.

Exploring what's new in Fedora 16

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News
The H Open Source — The new Fedora has an updated set of components as well as improvements in the areas of virtualisation and cloud computing. Fedora now uses different technologies to partition hard disks and when booting.

Mozilla's Brendan Eich on the Birth of Firefox

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News
Computerworld UK — Eich recalls: "we were sitting there in 2003 thinking AOL is going to lay off almost everyone at Mozilla, so what happens to Mozilla? The good news was that we'd grown the community so there was a better than Pareto 80:20 split: we had maybe 40%, Netscape 60%. Part of this was levelling the playing field - Netscape's new hires that weren't that good didn't get commit rights right away" - a shift from the previous situation.

Oracle Solaris 11 Is Finally Released

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Phoronix — It's been seven years since the release of Solaris 10, and about one year later than originally slated, but Oracle officially released Solaris 11 today.