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25 February 2012, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 25 February

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The H Roundup Welcome to The H Roundup, your rapid review of the week with the most read news on The H, the security alerts and open source releases, and the essential feature articles – all in one quick-to-scan news item.

Top News

Adobe confirmed that, in future, its Flash Player for Linux will only be available through Google's Chrome web browser. The VideoLAN project published a major update, version 2.0, to its popular VLC Media Player and Linux Mint lead developer Clement Lefebvre released an updated version of the Cinnamon desktop environment. Canonical announced Ubuntu for Android, which will see the Linux distribution run from docked smartphones, and a portal for pornographic material was hacked, exposing its user database.

Featured Articles

This week, Glyn Moody expanded on recent calls to open the source code of medical implants and The H spoke to Maggie Vail about the CASH Music project. Thorsten Leemhuis detailed the changes in version 5.8 of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and looked at what's coming in Linux 3.3. Mary Branscombe discussed where open source fits in at Research In Motion, the company behind Blackberry, and The H published the Community Calendar for March.

Open Source Releases

For everything The H has published in the last week, check out the last seven days of news. To keep up with The H, subscribe to the RSS feed, or follow honlinenews on Twitter. You can follow The H's own tweeting on Twitter as honline.


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