The Mint Newsletter – issue 87

* News about Mint

Linux Mint 7 x64 released!

Upgrading from the RC is very simple (described in the blog post)

mintCast episode 16

A little downtime on the repositories

Interview: tech-no-media

An interview with Clem following this review

* News about Linux

Linus Torvalds on 2.6.31

Multitouch for Linux – on Youtube

The triumph of Linux as a supercomputer OS

Canonical shut down Ubuntu Satanic Edition store

The latest news about the kernel is always found here

* News about Open Source

* News about IT

Thousands of sites using Joomla at risk

Woman fined millions for music file-sharing in US

Publishers: DOJ “focused on Google” in book settlement probe

SHA1 almost cracked – you only need a supercomputer to crack it now

Nine Ball attack strikes 40,000 Web sites

Google to Try More Security on Gmail

What’s New in Firefox 3.0.11

Researchers Build Anonymous, Browser-Based ‘Darknet’

Rumors that Steve Jobs had a liver transplant

In issue 84 I reported that file sharing in Sweden dropped drastically after the Pirate Bay verdict and start of the IPRED directive It is now back on the same level as before –  link in Swedish

Windows 7 to XP downgrade extended by a year

Blogger: Windows 7 UAC Feature Still Vulnerable

Microsoft gives up YouTube chase

* Hardware news

* Other news

* Comic of the week

Credit goes to xkcd

* More about Linux Mint

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