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05 May 2012, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending May 5

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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

Over the past week, a study in Portugal sought to explain how Linux is blocked from entering the market by retailers, GIMP 2.8 finally arrived, Tizen 1.0 made its developer debut, Oracle database administrators were told the bad guys could be listening in, and the community worked on filling in the gap left by Google when it delivered Google Drive without a Linux client. Also, Skype was being manipulated into disclosing callers' IP addresses, the SSL Pulse dashboard began reporting on the quality of SSL on the web, Xfce 4.10 arrived, a Firefox add-on told an unknown third party where you were browsing and VMware was patching holes in ESX.

Featured Articles

As Linux 3.4 is approaching, Thorsten Leemhuis guided us through the infrastructure, filesystems, storage and drivers of the next major Linux release in the first two parts of Coming in 3.4, a Kernel Log special.

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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