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Windows 10, From a Linux User's Perspective

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 11:58:03 AM

Largest DebConf Ever Will Hit Heidelberg In Mid-August

Friday 21st of August 2015 06:58:03 PM

Lennart Poettering Announces the First Systemd Conference

Friday 21st of August 2015 04:58:03 PM

Purism Offers Free (as in Freedom) Laptops (Video)

Friday 21st of August 2015 12:58:03 PM

Samsung Finds, Fixes Bug In Linux Trim Code

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 11:58:03 PM

On Linux, $550 Radeon R9 Fury Competes With $200~350 NVIDIA GPUs

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 07:58:03 PM

Debian Drops SPARC Platform Support

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 09:58:03 AM

Gmail Spam Filter Changes Bite Linus Torvalds

Tuesday 18th of August 2015 06:58:03 PM

LibreOffice Ported To Run On Wayland

Tuesday 18th of August 2015 10:58:03 AM

Red Star Linux Adds Secret Watermarks To Files

Monday 17th of August 2015 12:58:03 PM

NSA Releases Open Source Security Tool For Linux

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 10:58:02 PM

ARM Support Comes To SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Monday 10th of August 2015 10:58:02 PM

What the GNOME Desktop Gets Right and KDE Gets Wrong

Sunday 9th of August 2015 06:58:02 PM

Calculating the Truck-Factor of Popular Open Source Projects

Wednesday 5th of August 2015 10:58:02 AM

More in Tux Machines

LILO Boot-Loader Development To Cease At End Of Year

While most of you probably haven't used the LILO bootloader in years in place of GRUB(2), the developer of "LInux LOader" intends to cease development at the end of the year. This summer's intern, Eric Griffith, pointed out today an undated message on the LILO homepage about the bootloader project planning to end development at the end of 2015. Read more

Systemd Takes Over su, FCC Bans Open Source Firmware

Paul Carroty posted Friday of the news that Lennart Poettering merged an 'su' command replacement into systemd and Fedora Rawhide - coming to a Linux system near you next. Elsewhere, Hackaday.com's Brian Benchoff said new FCC regulations just killed Open Source firmware replacement and Phoronix.com today reported that LILO is being abandoned. Several polls caught my eye today as did the new Linux workstation security checklist. Read more

Accelerating Scientific Analysis with the SciDB Open Source Database System

Science is swimming in data. And, the already daunting task of managing and analyzing this information will only become more difficult as scientific instruments — especially those capable of delivering more than a petabyte (that’s a quadrillion bytes) of information per day — come online. Tackling these extreme data challenges will require a system that is easy enough for any scientist to use, that can effectively harness the power of ever-more-powerful supercomputers, and that is unified and extendable. This is where the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center’s (NERSC’s) implementation of SciDB comes in. Read more

Open Source GPU now out

Hoping that MIAOW is not a catastrophe An open saucy general-purpose graphics processor (GPGPU) has been unveiled at the Hot Chips event. The GPGPU is relatively crude and is part of another piece of an emerging open-source hardware platform called MIAOW. Read more Also: Nvidia Linux Video Driver 355.11 Adds Experimental OpenGL Support to EGL