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Samba Team Releases Samba 3.2

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| The Samba Team is proud to announce the release of Samba 3.2, a major new
| release of the award-winning Free Software file and print server suite for
| Microsoft Windows clients.
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http://www.linuxtoday.com/news_story...11-26-NW-SV-RL

Dev boards gain Linux support

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| TimeSys says its LinuxLink subscriptions offer access to regularly updated
| Linux components, including an optimized kernel, device driver suite, GNU
| toolchain, initial root filesystem, and about 500 pre-compiled glibc/uClibc
| packages. Eclipse-based development tools are optional.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS6146423103.html


Related:

FOSS folk who make us proud

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| Five days ago, three members of the free and open source software community
| finally heaved a sigh of relief and wiped the sweat from their brows after
| winning a battle they had waged for years. *
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http://www.itwire.com/content/view/15896/1090/


Samba's Tridge clusters code and crowds

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| Q: How much will the agreement result in the increased interoperability
| between Windows and Linux/Unix?
|
| tridge: For the sections of the protocols we already implement, Samba already
| has quite good interoperability. Where it will make more of a
| difference is allowing us to expand into new areas where we
| previously lacked features that Windows servers have. For example in
| the area of Active Directory replication, and remote indexing.
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http://www.linuxworld.com.au/index.p...08;fp;4;fpid;4


Interview with Carlos Piana

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| The lawyer for Samba and the Free Software Foundation Europe explains the
| behind-the-scenes work behind last month's antitrust decision against
| Microsoft. *
|
| [...]
|
| A quite spectacular defence was that about security. Basically it said that,
| unlike the Internet protocols, those keeping together a Microsoft work group
| network were so conceived that the all the servers acted as if they were a
| single distributed entity. In other words they were "tightly coupled",
| closely knitted together so that any intrusion from the outside, a drop-in
| replacement pretending to be a Microsoft Windows server could cause
| irreparable harm and all sort of nefarious problems. Besides, disclosing the
| specifications of their protocols would have required a hardening of the
| protocols, in order to make them resistant to malware attack or simply of
| badly designed third-party software which could have compromised the whole
| infrastructure. * * * * *
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http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2008/030808-piana.html
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