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The Linux Kernel Might Use FreeBSD's Capsicum Security Framework

Monday 7th of July 2014 01:08:50 PM
A Linux kernel developer is working on porting FreeBSD's CAPSICUM security framework over to the Linux kernel...

Using Udev Without Systemd Is Going To Become Harder

Monday 7th of July 2014 12:51:32 PM
Since the udev code-base was merged with systemd, it's become more difficult to use udev without systemd, but it's only going to become incredibly difficult to handle once KDBUS has been merged into the mainline Linux kernel...

The First Alpha Is Out Of The Qt5 Moonlight Desktop

Monday 7th of July 2014 12:33:26 PM
Back in January we wrote about Moonlight as one of the latest Linux desktop environments under development and for getting July started they are out with their first alpha release...

Operating System U Now Solicits Community Ideas

Monday 7th of July 2014 01:32:11 AM
Operating System U, the newest distribution out there that plans for commercial opportunities with laptop pre-loads and is powered by Arch Linux and Wayland, is now soliciting development ideas from the community...

FreeBSD 9.3 RC3 Released

Sunday 6th of July 2014 11:21:09 PM
The last planned release candidate for FreeBSD 9.3 was made available on Sunday...

The DDE 2.0 Desktop Is Looking Nice

Sunday 6th of July 2014 09:02:08 PM
This weekend marked the release of Deepin Linux 2014 along with the Deepin Desktop Environment 2.0 release that's powered using HTML5. In my testing of the release today, it's been working fairly well and is proving to be quite interesting...

Linux 3.16-rc4 Kernel Brings More Fixes

Sunday 6th of July 2014 07:53:43 PM
Linus Torvalds has done another traditional Sunday afternoon development release of the Linux kernel. We're now just a few weeks out from seeing the release of Linux 3.16...

Pixman 0.32.6 Finally Updated

Sunday 6th of July 2014 03:10:37 PM
The last Pixman stable release happened in November of 2013 while out this weekend is finally a new Pixman release...

Deepin 2014 Linux Distribution Released

Sunday 6th of July 2014 03:00:56 PM
This weekend marks the release of Deepin 2014...

AMD's GL Performance Monitor Gets Wired Up For Nouveau

Saturday 5th of July 2014 05:30:43 PM
While two X.Org GSoC projects already failed this summer, student developer Samuel Pitoiset continues making great progress on his work for implementing performance counter support within the open-source Nouveau NVIDIA graphics driver...

Cutelyst 0.2.0 Released: A Web Framework Powered By Qt 5

Saturday 5th of July 2014 04:16:58 PM
Nearly a half-year after the original release of Cutelyst, the second version is now available of this web framework powered by Qt5...

Two Months & Counting, LGP Remains Offline

Saturday 5th of July 2014 12:52:48 PM
At the end of April LGP was migrating servers and expected to "keep downtime to an absolute minimum" while more than two months later the once leading Linux game publishing company remains offline...

BlueZ 5.21 Adds More Android Features

Saturday 5th of July 2014 12:29:04 PM
A new release is out for BlueZ, the Linux Bluetooth stack, with the developers continuing to work on the same theme of the past few months of adding Android features for BlueZ...

The Latest Distro Trying For Commercial Success Uses Arch & Wayland

Saturday 5th of July 2014 12:13:03 PM
A new Linux distribution under development is among the latest dreaming of commercial success in hopes of finally conquering the Linux desktop and having their OS pre-installed on systems being sold in brick and mortar stores...

Lennart: The State & Future Of Systemd

Saturday 5th of July 2014 04:46:39 AM
Lennart Poettering gave a talk recently in Beijing about the state of systemd and its future ahead...

NVIDIA Releases 331.89 Long-Lived Linux Driver

Friday 4th of July 2014 08:03:20 PM
NVIDIA has today released ther 331.89 Linux, Solaris, and FreeBSD graphics drivers within their long-lived 331.xx graphics driver branch...

Fedora Comes Up With A Policy For Simple Patches

Friday 4th of July 2014 07:51:17 PM
The Fedora Project has out a new process for integrating "simple patches" into the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution...

Ubuntu 14.04 vs. 14.10 Snapshot Performance Comparison

Friday 4th of July 2014 02:55:44 PM
For some brief benchmarking during Independence Day in the US, I ran some tests comparing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS stable against a fresh development snapshot of Ubuntu 14.10...

Qualcomm DMCA Notice Takes Down 100+ Git Repositories

Friday 4th of July 2014 01:18:52 PM
Qualcomm has forced GitHub to take down over 100 Git repositories over alleged copyright infringement...

Enlightenment's Evas OpenGL Now Supports S3TC Textures

Friday 4th of July 2014 01:00:02 PM
Enlightenment is flying high these days with the great contributions being done by Samsung's investment into the project...