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28 April 2012, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 28 April

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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

Mozilla released a new version of its Firefox web browser that can now update itself without human assistance on Windows, developer Ben Hutchins took over the long-term maintenance of the 3.2 Linux kernel and IBM announced new Linux servers with POWER7 CPUs. Just days before the arrival of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin", which was released on Thursday, Mark Shuttleworth announced the name of version 12.10 of the popular Linux distribution, and Google announced that it would be dropping for Picasa for Linux.

Featured Articles

This week, Glyn Moody discussed the potential risk factors for a hypothetical Open Source Incorporated corporation, and Fabian Schershel took a look at what's new in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The H also looked ahead to what's on in May in the Community Calendar.

Open Source Releases

Security Alerts

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