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March 13, 2014
New demand dwarfs licensing fees charged by Microsoft, and it will go to the jury.
Eurocom is the latest laptop vendor now offering Linux as a laptop when buying one of their high-end laptop models.
Containers aren't quite virtual machines, but with recent advances in Linux, they can do many of the same jobs as a VM while using far less memory.
While it didn't look like Fedora 20 would end up having Mesa 10.x as a stable release update but would be stuck to Mesa 9.2 for the duration of the F20 lifespan, it now looks like an update to Mesa 10.0 will end up happening for stable Mesa users.
The unique selling point of Peppermint Linux is the ability to run cloud applications, such as Google Docs, alongside standard desktop applications. By tweaking the lightweight LXDE desktop you can almost fool yourself into thinking that you have turned your ageing netbook into a Chromebook.
"There are hundreds of packages that use the GnuTLS encryption libraries, so virtually every Linux user is affected," warned Dave Wreski, CEO of open source security firm Guardian Digital as well as founder and lead developer at linuxsecurity.com.
Last week, the first beta of Applications and Platform 4.13 was released. This week, beta 2 is coming. The openSUSE team has already asked its users to start the testing engines and that request extends to the entire community of KDE users!
An Android developer's disclosure that it's possible to hack into the WhatsApp database and read the text of the chats from another application could be a big headache for Facebook, which has agreed to purchase the app for $19 billion. "This is not a bug, but a design decision of WhatsApp," said Bas Bosschert, chief technology officer of Double Think.
GLCS is a spin of the popular GLC OpenGL game recorder for Linux that adds in a few extra features.
This week, the battle for the OpenStack Paas soul, is RedHat getting too powerful and the most popular Linux OS used in OpenStack implementations.
With Valve's Source Engine originally just targeting Direct3D, when initially porting their games to Linux and OS X they relied upon a hand-made Direct3D to OpenGL translation layer. In potentially assisting other game developers, Valve Software has now opened up this graphics translation layer.
The new features in the 0.9 release include a focus on expanding the deployment options for Docker users, Scott Johnston, senior vice president of Product at Docker, told eWEEK. The new execution driver API is largely about simplifying deployment and expanding the potential range of supported operating system platforms by removing hard-coded dependencies, Johnston said. Docker currently relies on the LXC (Linux Containers) project to achieve isolation; however, with Docker 0.9 and the execution driver API, that will now change.
March 12, 2014
Aaeon announced a Linux-ready Mini-ITX motherboard based on AMD’s 2GHz G-Series APU SoC, and sporting multiple display, GbE, SATA, USB, and PCIe interfaces. It has now been nearly a year since AMD introduced its 1st-generation G-Series system-on-chip, which merged the company’s CPU, GPU, and I/O hub technologies into a single chip. In that time, we’ve […]
Open source makes a lot of sense in rural areas and in third world countries. Lightweight and open source systems that are easy to use, and which allow normal users to become power users and contribute back to the open source community, can be ideal for countries like Cameroon, located in middle Africa.Marc Stephan Nkouly, the manager of a successful Cameroon cyber cafe, is growing his business into a hub for education, entertainment, and entrepreneurialism, with the help of the up-and-coming open source operating system Peppermint. Open source technologies help to level the playing field and build a worldwide community of contributors to and users of tools that are providing new educational opportunities, resources, and jobs.
Based on the open-source ownCloud Community Edition, ownCloud 6 Enterprise Edition offers the cloud's flexibility with on-premise business data control.
Would Android be better if it could run Windows applications? Plus: Three alternative browsers for Linux, and Wil Wheaton does not like Ubuntu.