Red Hat credits Q3 earnings win to cloud, big data strategies
Red Hat's CFO boasted the software company has achieved sequential revenue growth every quarter for the last 51 straight quarters.
WordPress 4.1 and distraction free writing mode
WordPress 4.1 is out and one of its new features is a revised “distraction free writing mode.” I seem to remember that it had something like this before, but it was not as well implemented as it is in WordPress 4.1. Now, when you push the distraction free writing mode button, everything else fades away except what you need to write your post.
Mac and Linux developer Aspyr announced this week that Beyond Earth will go live for Linux users starting at 1 p.m. Eastern (10 a.m. Pacific) on Thursday, December 18. After that, Linux users should be able to download the game off Steam.
Supertuxkart 0.8.2 is now in beta. While v0.8.2 might not sound like a huge milestone from the numbers, it actually is. This Supertuxkart beta lands their new graphics engine that relies upon OpenGL 3.1+ for rendering.
When it comes to playing Windows games on Linux many people would recommend the use of a program known as WINE. Although WINE is a difficult beast to tame, it can be done quite effectively with a little help from a program called PlayOnLinux.
Final Fantasy XIII-2 is one of the first games from Square Enix that might get a Linux release or at least this is what we can see on Steam database, which shows some signs of it in the Linux repos.
Jolla's Sailfish OS Update 10 Is Now Available
The tenth update to Jolla's Sailfish mobile operating system is now available. This update is version 188.8.131.52 and is codenamed Vaarainjärvi.
This latest update to Jolla's Sailfish OS includes the device lock now supporting alpha-numeric codes, copy-paste support between Android and native Sailfish apps, Mail app improvements, new overlays for maps, search improvements, unification to the accounts framework, new MMS settings, UI improvements, and an assortment of other improvements.
LibreOffice 4.3.5 Is Now the Most Advanced Stable Release
The Document Foundation has announced the release of LibreOffice 4.3.5, the famous open source office suite, making this the most advance stable version available.
WTFTW: A Tiling Window Manager Written In Rust
The WTFTW project is an X tiling window manager written in Rust. The WTFTW name is short for Window Tiling For The Win. WTFTW is written against the latest Rust nightly code, with Rust 1.0 approaching next year. This tiling window manager can be easily tested in Xnest or Xephyr.