Nouveau In Linux 3.20 Will Have A Lot Of Code Cleaning
While the Nouveau pull request has yet to be issued for the DRM-Next merge window that will ultimately target the Linux 3.20 kernel, a look at the changes so far appear to mostly indicate this open-source NVIDIA driver is just going through a period of code cleaning and reorganization.
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A while ago we talked about the BLOCKS modular smartwatch platform, which is built according to rules similar to Google’s Project Ara, an initiative that aims to build a smartphone made out of swappable modules.
Cyanogen is one of the most popular open source Android variants, running on the OnePlus One and and available for all to tinker with on their own phone.
But CEO Kirt McMaster has bigger plans. He hopes to build it into a full-fledged Android rival with its own app store and a more “open” structure that recalls the early days of Android.
Debian 8.0 "Jessie" Installer RC1 Released
The first release candidate for the Debian Jessie Installer in leading up to the Debian 8.0 "Jessie" release.
While some Debian developers were hoping to release Debian 8.0 before February, it doesn't look like that will pan out given that the first release candidate of the installer surfaced today.
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Firefox 35.0.1 Now Out – My God, It's Full of Fixes
Two weeks after the release of Firefox 35, the Mozilla devs have pushed the first update out the door and they have fixed a number of important crashes and various other problems.
Image speaks itself. gimp-paint-studio package just got an metainfo needed for Gnome Software Center as add-on for Gimp based on related Richard Hughes' blog. The updated package will be shortly available in Rawhide and also in Fedora 21 updates-testing repository. It will not be included for Fedora 20 due to the preview release of Gnome Software lacking addons support. Next step will be contacting upstream adding that metainfo. Hopefully other add-ons maintainers for applications such as Inkscape and Blender will do the same to bring a richful experiences to users.
CD audio grabbers are designed to extract ("rip") the raw digital audio (in a format commonly called CDDA) from a compact disc to a file or other output. This type of software enables a user to encode the digital audio into a variety of formats, and download and upload disc info from freedb, an internet compact disc database.