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18 February 2012, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 18 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

The first "real release" of the Wayland graphics system for Linux was published, the Kotlin Java alternative was made available as open source and Debian was valued at £12.1 million by one of its own developers. The Document Foundation announced the arrival of version 3.5 of the open source LibreOffice suite and Mozilla closed a critical hole in Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.

Featured Articles

This week, Richard Hillesley took a look at the Wayland project, which aims to eventually replace the X Window system, and Uli Ries discussed the progress Microsoft has made in making its software more secure. In a new edition of the Kernel Log, Thorsten Leemhuis detailed some of the proposed changes coming in an update to the CUPS printing system, along with Linux kernel developments.

Open Source Releases

Security Alerts

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