Daily Links for Friday, December 4, 2009

Open Source

10 Linux features Windows should have by default
ZDNet / Larry Dignan

In my next two 10 Things articles, I am going to take pieces of each operating system and place them in the other. In this first article, I am going to share 10 features from the Linux operating system that should be in the Windows operating system.

New Linux kernel boosts graphics support, enhances KVM
DesktopLinux.com – eWeek

Linus Torvalds announced the release of a stable Linux 2.6.32 kernel. Major additions include kernel-based mode setting (KMS) and 3D graphics support on select Radeon cards, plus new kernel shared memory (KSM) technology for KVM virtualization, power-saving and performance improvements, and a faster “Devtmpfs” boot technology.


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