DragonFlyBSD has switched to using the Gold Linker by default rather than GNU ld.
The GNU Gold linker for ELF files is designed to be faster and much more modern than the GNU linker. DragonFlyBSD has traditionally used GNU ld, but now Gold is ready for primetime use by default on this BSD distribution.
GNOME Photos App Now Tries to Become an Image Editor Too
The GNOME developers are working around the clock these days to update the core components and applications of the GNOME desktop environment for the 3.19.2 milestone of the upcoming GNOME 3.20 release.
KNOPPIX 7.6.0 Live Linux OS Officially Released, Features Popular 3D Programs
After teasing users with the release of the KNOPPIX 7.6.0 Live Linux operating system on November 14, 2015, Klaus Knopper announced today, November 24, that the distribution is officially available for anyone who wants to download it.
During its testimony on security weaknesses among federal agencies this week, the Government Accountability Office detailed a number of critical elements that make up effective protection systems.
Among the systems the watchdog agency detailed was the key components in access control which is typically the technology an enterprise uses to regulate who has access to what resources.
Debian Live After Debian Live
After this happened, my next step was to get re-involved in Debian Live to help it carry on after the loss of Daniel. Here’s a quick update on some team progress, notes that could help people building Stretch images right now, and what to expect next.
antiX MX-15 Linux Distro Gets a Second Beta Release, Based on Debian GNU/Linux 8.2
The developers of the antiX MX Linux distribution have announced the release and immediate availability for download and testing of the second Beta build of the upcoming antiX MX-15 operating system.
What Are the UX Principles Behind Ubuntu Phone?
There’s still a lot of work ahead for Canonical’s mobile operating system to properly gain traction as an alternative mobile operating system. With Blackberry and Microsoft fighting over the small slices of market share left, it will be interesting to see what happens next for Canonical. Nonetheless, Ubuntu for Phones has a unique user experience and design philosophy, which could prove useful if used right.