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Submission + - Centos Lead is back (

epedersen writes: The CentOS Development team had a normal meeting today and Lance Davis was in attendance. In the meeting a majority of issues were resolved right away and a working agreement was reached with deadlines for any unresolved issues. There should be no impact to any CentOS users moving forward. The CentOS project is now in control of the CentOS,org and domains and owns all trademarks, materials and in the CentOS distributions. We look forward to working with Lance quickly to complete all the agreed upon issues. More information should follow very early next week.

Submission + - NASA Returning to the Moon with First Lunar Launch (

epedersen writes: NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter launched at 5:32 p.m. EDT Thursday aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The satellite will relay more information about the lunar environment than any other previous mission to the moon. The orbiter, known as LRO, separated from the Atlas V rocket carrying it and a companion mission, the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, and immediately began powering up the components necessary to control the spacecraft. The flight operations team established communication with LRO and commanded the successful deployment of the solar array at 7:40 p.m. The operations team continues to check out the spacecraft subsystems and prepare for the first mid-course correction maneuver. NASA scientists expect to establish communications with LCROSS about four hours after launch, at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Submission + - Google Having Problems?? 2

epedersen writes: Is having network problems? I have pinged it from several ISP's and get between 10-15% packet loss.

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