Jun 06

World IPv6 Launch

World IPv6 Lauch Badge

World IPv6 Lauch Badge

IPv6 Overview
In the early 90s, the (IETF) or Internet Engineering Task Force was concerned about the exhaustion of the IPv4 or Internet Protocol version 4 network addresses, so they began to look for a replacement for this protocol. This activity led to the development of what is now known as IPv6.

The initial motivation for developing this new protocol was to create an expanded addressing capabilities. IPv6 is not merely a new layer 3 protocol, it is a new internet protocol. IPv6 has been designed with scalability to allow for years of internetwork growth.
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May 11

The never ending beta of Skype for Linux!

Today Skype announced its release update of Skype for Linux. The libpng library was updated in this release to avoid potential security issue.

The worlds most popular VoIP application was founded in 2003, Skype was acquired by eBay in 2005, then acquired by an investment group in 2009 and in 2011 Skype was acquired by Microsoft.
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Apr 26

Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) finally released!

Today the whole Linux community saw the release of Ubuntu 12.04 and it’s trending on Google plus right now.

Ubuntu 12.04 is the fourth release with long term support and the 16th Ubuntu release. This release has 5 years support of maintenance updates, through April 2017.

Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu, Mythbuntu and Ubuntu Studio are also being released today.
Kubuntu: http://kubuntu.org/news/12.04-release
Xubuntu: http://xubuntu.org/news/12-04-release
Edubuntu : http://edubuntu.org/news/12.04-release
Mythbuntu: http://mythbuntu.org/12.04/release
Lubuntu: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Announcement/12.04
Ubuntu Studio: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuStudio/12.04release_notes

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Mar 28

GNOME 3.4 Released!

Today GNOME celebrates the released of GNOME 3.4, it builds with the foundations that laid in 3.0 and 3.2. GNOME 3.4 is the second major release since April 2011, this release brings a large number of improvements to user experience, other improvements in this release include a new virtual machine and remote access application, a revamped on web browsing, integrated document searching, classy web applications and better support on tablet graphics.

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