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Munich Plans New Vote on Dumping Linux For Windows 10

Sunday 12th of November 2017 11:58:02 PM

SUSE Shares Linux-Themed Music Video Parodies

Sunday 12th of November 2017 09:58:02 PM

OpenBSD 6.2 Released

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 06:58:02 PM

Linux Now Has its First Open Source RISC-V Processor

Sunday 5th of November 2017 07:58:02 PM

Microsoft Releases 'Next Generation' Preview of Skype For Linux

Saturday 4th of November 2017 05:58:02 PM

Linux LTS Kernels To Now Be Maintained For Six Years

Monday 30th of October 2017 05:58:01 AM

Ask Slashdot: Whatever Happened To the 'Year of Linux on Desktop'?

Saturday 28th of October 2017 08:58:02 PM

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Linux Kernel 4.14 Now Ready for Mass Deployments as First Point Release Debuts

Renowned Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman announced today the Linux 4.14.1 kernel, the first point release of the Linux 4.14 kernel series, which is the first to be supported for the next six years. The Linux 4.14.1 kernel is marked as "stable" on the website, giving the green light to OS developers to add it to their repositories. Arch Linux developers have already pushed the Linux 4.14.1 kernel to the "Testing" repositories, for early adopters, so we may soon see a rebase of the operating system on Linux kernel 4.14, which brings major new features like support for AMD Secure Memory Encryption, Heterogeneous Memory Management to support upcoming GPUs, and bigger memory limits in x86 hardware. Read more

LibreOffice 6.0 Beta to Arrive by Week's End for Second Bug Hunting Session

Announced today by Mike Saunders, the event will be held for the first time on a Monday, on November 27, 2017, from 8 a.m. UTC to 10 p.m. UTC. During the event, which will take place online, LibreOffice developers will try to triage and fix as many bugs as possible for the first LibreOffice 6.0 Beta. A few days before the event, The Document Foundation will release the LibreOffice 6.0 Beta 1 builds for GNU/Linux distributions using either the DEB or RPM binary formats, as well as for macOS and Microsoft Windows operating systems. These beta builds can run in parallel with the production version, LibreOffice 5.4. Read more

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