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07 July 2012, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 7 July

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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

The week began with the news that a leap-second bug caused Linux computers to freeze because of permanent high CPU loads, resulting in increased power consumption and wasted electricity. A new update to the popular John the Ripper password cracker arrived, the FBI announced that it will soon be switching off the DNS server that intercepts queries from DNSChanger victims, and an official getting started guide for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was published.

Featured Articles

This week, a new edition of the Kernel Log detailed the filesystem and storage changes coming in the upcoming Linux 3.5 release, Red Hat outlined its roadmap for version 7 of its Enterprise Linux distribution, and The H took a look at why Clojure has been a relatively successful competitor to other JVM-based programming languages.

Open Source Releases

Security Alerts

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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