The Mint Newsletter – issue 76

* News about Mint

Linux Mint 6 “Felicia” XFCE CE released!

The forum has moved to Canada – works much better now and we finally managed to fix the problem with no activation mails

* News about Linux

Gtk+ 3.0 Theming API Hackfest – introduced QGtkStyle makes Qt look like Gtk+

Linux Version of Chrome To Use Gtk+

HP and Canonical work towards Ubuntu certification on servers

Linux virtual desktops sweeping Brazilian schools

MIPS Technologies Joins the Linux Foundation

The game World of Goo now for Linux

Ubuntu 9.10: Karmic Koala

An open letter to the openSUSE Community (layoffs)

The latest news about the kernel is always found here

* News about Open Source

* News about IT

Hacker pokes new hole in secure sockets layer (SSL) – makes man in the middle attacks possible – very dangerous and hits you regardless of the operating system

Digital Information Saved For Future Generations

Spammers break Hotmail‘s CAPTCHA yet again

Microsoft (tries) to follow html standard in IE 8 – IE 8 incompatibility list: 2,400 major sites

A Romanian group has been doing SQL injection attacks on several security vendor’s websites

Hackers target Xbox Live players

Red Hat and Microsoft to cooperate on virtualisation

* Hardware news

Intel Wants Court to Ban Nvidia from Making Chipsets for Latest Processors.

MSI to release custom designed GeForce GTX 260 with 1.8GB of memory

* Other news

Military’s killer robots must learn warrior code (somewhat scary)

Google: ‘Atlantis‘ image was sonar data

Angels and Demons and antimatter

Mobile Industry Unites to Drive Universal Charging Solution for Mobile Phones

* Comic of the week

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