Kerala logs Microsoft out

After the cola ban, it is now the turn of Microsoft to log out of Kerala. Children in 12,500 high schools in the state, India’s most literate, will not be taught Windows. Instead, instructors are lining up Linux for them. This is because Kerala has chalked out a plan for migrating its high school students to free software platforms in three years.

GIMP 2.2.13 Released

Version 2.2.13 of the GNU Image Manipulation Program is a bug-fix release in the stable 2.2 series. Please see the NEWS file for a detailed list of changes. The source code is available from ftp.gimp.org. For some platforms binary packages are already available, others will follow.

NVIDIA Linux Display Driver Version 1.0-8774 released

A new NVIDIA display driver has been released. Added support for X.Org 7.1, XVideo with the Composite X extension when using X.Org 7.1 and improved interaction with newer Linux kernels are some highlights.

Happy 15th Birthday Linux!

It was 15 years ago (Sun, Aug 25 1991 4:57 pm) that Linus Benedict Torvalds said:

"Hello everybody out there using minix -

I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. This has been brewing since april, and is starting to get ready. I'd like any feedback on things people like/dislike in minix, as my OS resembles it somewhat (same physical layout of the file-system (due to practical reasons) among other things)."

Advanced preview of Linuxlookup.com

Welcome. You are now viewing the advanced preview of Linuxlookup, regular news posting will begin Monday morning with the public launch.

After several months of redesign and an entirely new content management system, Linuxlookup.com is opening its doors once again! We have decided to start off fresh. This means user accounts, newsletter sign-ups, LUGs and old news articles will not be carried over.