After about two years the Debian project has released version 6.0, code-named Squeeze,ot its famous distribution. In addition to the classic Debian GNU/Linux there’s the official release of Debian GNU/kFreeBSD, the Debian distribution based on the FreeBSD kernel though not all the advanced features for the desktop are supported.
Yesterday Google announced the release of Android, the operating system for mobile devices, version 2.3, codename Gingerbread with many improvements.
Novell signed an agreement to be acquired by Attachmate Corporation for a value of about 2,2 billions USD. At the same time though there was the announcement of the sale of part of Novell intellectual properties to the CPTN Holdings LLC consortium, which is organized by Microsoft.
SCO announced the decision to auction substantially all its assets related to UNIX, included some software products and the relavice services connected to UNIX System V.