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Here is how Canonical presented today Ubuntu 12.10 release.

You can upgrade or download a copy for free of Ubuntu or take e tour of this great operation system. Ubuntu 12.10 will be supported for two years and includes cutting-edge new features that make your music, videos, documents and apps much easier to access.

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Fedora 17 Beta Available for Download

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Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a collection of software that makes your computer run. The current stable version is 16, and soon will be replaced by Fedora 17 with new great features. The final release is scheduled to release at the end of May. Check out Release Notes and Feature List.

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New features for Linux Mint 12 KDE

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Linux Mint is a free Linux-based operating system designed for use on desktop computers. The team released a new version based on KDE 4.7.4.

Hybrid ISO images: Traditionally, tools such as ‘Startup Disk Creator’ or ‘UNetbootin’ were needed to install Linux Mint via USB. With hybrid images, you can simply use the “dd” command or a graphical frontend to make a bootable USB stick with no efforts which acts exactly like a liveDVD. New Search engines, and Upstream components Ubuntu 11.10, Linux 3.0, KDE 4.7.4.

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Malicious Applet? Clear the Java cache

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Viruses found in this cache directory are not associated with the Java that was downloaded and installed on the system. A cache directory is a a temporary storage location. When the browser runs an applet or application, Java stores files into its cache directory for better performance.

Some examples of the virus reported in the cache directory:

  • Trojan.ByteVerify
  • Pdfjsc.CR
  • Uutecwv.class
  • Hieeyfc.class

Do you have problems recently with malicious java files? Here is a guide how to clear the Java cache.

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Fedora is counting 11

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Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project. The Fedora Project is open and anyone is welcome to join. The Fedora Project is out front for you, leading the advancement of free, open software and content.

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The Winner of "We’re Linux" Video Contest

The winner of the "We’re Linux" contest will receive a free trip to Tokyo, Japan to participate in the Linux Foundation Japan Linux Symposium, which will co-located with the Linux Kernel Summit, in October, 2009.

What Does It Mean to be Free?

Amitay Tweeto lives in Bet Shemesh, Israel and is the Winner of this video contest. Hi’s 25-year old freelance graphic designer and UI consultant entered this contest because he thinks Linux is suffering from bad PR. When people think of Linux they think "technical," gray stuff for programmers only. Amitay wants to let people get to know the other side of Linux, the flexibility they can get with no technical background. "That’s the reason why I love Linux, it can be everything I want it to be."

The second and third place are The Origin and Linux Pub. View all of the "We’re Linux" Video Contest entries here.