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CNET News.com: Linux improvements should appeal to desktop market

“A new version of the core Linux software is well under way,
improving the upstart operating system’s abilities to run on home
computers.”

“The new version will add support for Universal Serial Bus,
improve Linux’s abilities to use infrared ports, and benefit from
better video system, according to Linux chronicler Joe Pranevich,
who has posted a description for discussion at Linux Today.”

“The new version of the core parts of the Linux operating
system, called the kernel, is tentatively scheduled to arrive in
the fourth quarter, said Linux Today’s Dave Whitinger.”

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