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03 March 2012, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 3 March

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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 GNOME project published a first beta for version 3.4 of its desktop environment, a new report found that the quality of open source software exceeds that of proprietary software and the organisation behind the Raspberry Pi ARM-based mini-computer has announced that it has new partners. The open source HandBrake video transcoder software was updated to version 0.9.6, adding support for Blu-ray, and the Android-x86 Project issued a release candidate for its port of Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" for x86 hardware.

Featured Articles

This week, Glyn Moody expanded on the issues behind a DMCA notice used against open source project OpenDDR, and Oliver Diedrich commented on Linus Torvald's complaints about openSUSE and security. Thorsten Leemhuis detailed Intel's new graphics drivers for Linux and the Linux kernel, and took a look at what's new in the second service pack for SUSE Linux Enterprise.

Open Source Releases

Security Alerts

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