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Solid and strong and humming along – here’s Mageia 5!

Monday 22nd of June 2015 11:00:00 AM

After more than one year of development, the Mageia community is very proud to finally deliver this long-awaited release, Mageia 5.

CRYENGINE 3.8.1 for Linux released

Monday 22nd of June 2015 05:00:00 AM

itrunsonlinux: Cryteks game engine CRYENGINE 3.8.1 for Linux is released and it is packed with new features.

CodeWeavers announces upcoming Direct X 11 support in CrossOver

Monday 22nd of June 2015 01:00:00 AM

 wine-reviews: In the coming months, CodeWeavers will have support for DirectX 11; better controller support; and further improvements to overall GPU performance.

Is It That Hard to Use Linux as Your Main Computer Operating System?

Sunday 21st of June 2015 09:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Every once in a while, I find myself in a situation where I'm being asked by someone who wants to migrate from a Microsoft Windows operating system if Linux is indeed a new home for Windows refugees.

Peazip: A Portable File Manager and Archive Tool for Linux

Sunday 21st of June 2015 05:00:00 PM

 tecmint: PeaZip is a free and open-source archive manager that support more than 182+ file archive extensions and released under GNU Lesser General Public License.

Wireless media streaming speaker has Android touchscreen

Sunday 21st of June 2015 01:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Zettaly's portable, $200 "Avy" wireless speaker runs Android 4.4 and features a 7-inch touchscreen, 10W speakers, a web cam, and up to 40GB of storage.

Easy Photo Publishing: Using the Link Box in Mejiro

Sunday 21st of June 2015 01:00:00 AM

 scribblesandsnapes: If you happen to use popular services like WordPress and Flickr, you'll be pleased to learn that Mejiro provides a handy link box, where you can specify any number of links to practically any service or resource.

BleachBit 1.8 Open Source System Cleaner Out Now for Linux and Windows

Saturday 20th of June 2015 09:00:00 PM

For Linux users, BleachBit 1.8 now suppresses GTK+ warning in the console, the FSArchiver disk cloning utility has been whitelisted in the /tmp/fsa directory

systemd 221 Adds an Alternative, Very Efficient D-Bus Client Library

Saturday 20th of June 2015 05:00:00 PM

systemd 221 is here to add the sd-event.h and sd-bus.h APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) to the official interface of libsystemd.so and declare them stable.

Krita 2.9.5.1 Is Not a Perfect Release, But Adds Many New Features, Fixes Over 20 Bugs

Saturday 20th of June 2015 01:00:00 PM

Among the new features implemented in Krita 2.9.5.1, we can mention the implementation of a composite RGB curve for the Curves filter

Goodbye F20, F23 development, and Fedora Hubs

Saturday 20th of June 2015 06:00:00 AM

Fedora Magazine: The Fedora Project keeps three versions of the OS active at any given time

Tiny module aims quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 at IoT

Saturday 20th of June 2015 02:00:00 AM

Intrinsyc's tiny "Open-Q 410" module has a quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A53 Snapdragon 410, offers WiFi, BT, GPS, and 8GB eMMC, and runs both Android and Linux.

Surveillance-oriented Nest Cam offers optional cloud analytics

Friday 19th of June 2015 10:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Google's Nest upgraded its Linux-based automation line with a new "Nest Protect," and a 1080p "Nest Cam" surveillance cam with optional cloud analytics.

CIOs must enable more effective IT and business collaboration

Friday 19th of June 2015 09:00:00 PM

 EnterprisersProject: IT collaboration tools aren't useful unless they are intuitive and flexible.

Command & Conquer revival on Linux, with OpenRA

Friday 19th of June 2015 08:00:00 PM

 ItRunsOnLinux: OpenRA is an open source project that revives the classic Command & Conquer game titles, like Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert.

Breqwtr Enters OpenStack Arena With Cloud Appliance 2.0

Friday 19th of June 2015 07:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Despite the risks of running an OpenStack hardware business, Canadian startup Breqwtr announced Cloud Appliance 2.0

The Main Reason Why Fedora Fails to Get New Users, It Hates Them

Friday 19th of June 2015 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Fedora used to be a major contender in the operating system war, but the number of users for this Linux distribution has declined significantly in the past few years.

elementary OS says goodbye to SourceForge

Friday 19th of June 2015 05:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Previously elementary OS had used SourceForge for its download hosting, but now the developers have politely announced that they are leaving SourceForge.

'slowhttptest' is an Apache Benchmarking (ab) tool alternative.

Friday 19th of June 2015 04:00:00 PM

 blackmoreops: 'slowhttptest' implements most common low-bandwidth Application Layer DoS attacks

Who's Afraid of Systemd?

Friday 19th of June 2015 03:00:00 PM

 Datamation: Can you believe that some Linux users are still opposing systemd?

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Media player mini-PC runs Android on 64-bit octa-core SoC

We no longer cover every Android media player or HDMI stick that comes around, but the new Tronsmart “Orion R68″ certainly caught our attention. (So did its similar predecessor, the quad-core Rockchip RK3288 based Orion R28). First, it runs Android 5.1, a bug-fixed and more secure version of Android 5.0 Lollipop, on a new Rockchip RK3368 system-on-chip, which combines eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up to 1.5GHz. Read more

Red Hat and Fedora

  • Red Hat Gluster, Ceph storage roadmaps laid out at Red Hat Summit
    During the Red Hat Summit last week, the vendor provided roadmaps for its Ceph and Gluster storage software products including unified management technology and expanded protocol support for Ceph. Red Hat demonstrated the new unified capabilities that will allow users to install, manage and monitor Red Hat's Gluster and Ceph storage. Additional capabilities targeted next year for Red Hat Ceph Storage include support for iSCSI and NFS and improved multi-site capabilities, according to Neil Levine, a Red Hat director of product management.
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    According to Wall Street, Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is expected to report earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter of $0.29. This is the consensus mean estimate based on the individual covering sell-side analysts’ reported numbers. The company last reported earnings for the period ending on 2015-05-31 of $0.31.
  • Call for applications for Fedora Diversity Advisor (A Volunteer Position)
    Fedora is a big community that includes contributors and users from many different countries, each with their own experiences and historical backgrounds that contribute to a diverse mix of cultural, educational, and behavioral norms. To continuously create and foster an inclusive environment in the Fedora community, it’s important to respond to the needs of existing contributors and users, and welcome new contributors and users from diverse backgrounds.
  • Post Filtering
    In order to prevent users from being overwhelmed by a fire hose of notifications from the hubs they’re subscribed to and from all the other apps connected to Fedora Hubs, we decided to design a filtering system.

Btrfs In Linux 4.2 Brings Quota Updates, Many Fixes

Adding to the already lengthy list of new features for Linux 4.2 is the Btrfs file-system updates that were sent in today by Facebook's Chris Mason. The Btrfs file-system update for Linux 4.2 includes sub-volume quota updates, sysfs improvements, device management improvements, and various other changes. In total around 1,700 lines of Btrfs code were touched for this merge window. Read more Also: XFS Will Get DAX Support In The Linux 4.2 Kernel

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