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28 January 2012, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 28 January

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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

A recent update to the Linux kernel fixed a flaw in the access control to memory that could have been exploited to gain root privileges, the Linux Mint project's Cinnamon fork of the GNOME Shell saw its first stable release and the jSlate JavaScript dashboard framework was open sourced. Meanwhile, the Ubuntu developers detailed a new HUD for Ubuntu 12.04 that could replace conventional application menus, and the 6502 microprocessor, used in early Apple and Commodore computers, was relaunched as a proper 40-pin chip.

Featured Articles

This week, Thorsten Leemhuis detailed some of the networking changes for the upcoming Linux 3.3 kernel, which is now in testing, and The H published the Community Calendar for February.

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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