The Mint Newsletter – issue 88

* News about Mint

Linux Mint 7 “Gloria” KDE RC1 released!

How to upgrade Mint 6 Felicia x64 to Mint 7 Gloria x64

Monthly Stats – June 2009

Mint is really doing well

We have done some small improvements on the website

We have done some improvements in how donations are handled

mintCast episode 17

mintCast episode 18

* News about Linux

New Linux patch could circumvent Microsoft’s FAT patents

Google OS Could Put Squeeze on Other Flavors of Linux

The latest news about the kernel is always found here

* News about Open Source

Why free software shouldn’t depend on Mono or C# by Richard M. Stallman

* News about IT

HTML 5 drops open source video codec

Apple’s Steve Jobs back at work

Pirate Bay sold for $8 million

Google peels ‘beta’ label off Gmail, other Google Apps

China’s Internet backdown lauded by firms, activists

Cyber attacks against the US and South Korea – North Korean origin?

Security delayed or security denied? A very serious IE bug known a year

Allegation: the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – if you want help from us, use Microsoft products

* Hardware news

Dell’s Online Price Error Troubles Worsen in Taiwan

* Other news

* Comic of the week

Credit goes to xkcd

The bug

* More about Linux Mint

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