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October 9, 2013
With the upcoming Fedora 20 release there is an early tech preview experience of Wayland with the GNOME Shell. Already expressed as a possibility is having Wayland be the default display server over the X11/X.Org with Fedora 21 about six months later, but there's now already talk of another Wayland-based desktop coming around Fedora 22...
Harnessing the power of the credit card-sized Raspberry Pi microcomputer, the versatility of LEGO bricks and incredibly good taste in television animation, Michael Thomas has created an amazing tribute to Adventure Time's unsung hero, Beemo. Who wants to play video games?
This article is part of an interview series highlighting the speakers of the upcoming All Things Open 2013 conference in Raleigh, NCA writer, community manager, and standards pundit—John Mertic is a jack of all trades. At SugarCRM, his official title is Solutions Architect and Community Manager. He is the author of two books: The Definitive Guide to SugarCRM: Better Business Applications and Building on SugarCRM: Creating Applications the Easy Way. And, he is a frequent conference speaker. We look forward to John's expertise at the upcoming All Things Open conference on October 23 and 24!
Intellectual Ventures' Evil Knows No Bounds: Buys Patent AmEx Donated For Public Good... And Starts Suing
Intellectual Ventures may be running out of cash, but that doesn't mean it's slowed down the pace of evildoing. If you look over its recent lawsuits, you'll notice that over the summer, Intellectual Ventures was busy suing a bunch of banks, including Capital One (that lawsuit is embedded below). At least some of those lawsuits involve US patent 6,182,894 entitled: "Systems and methods for authorizing a transaction card." In short, it basically describes the concept of the CID or CVV number that is found on the back of most credit cards today, which you often have to enter when purchasing stuff online with a credit card. Now, we may question how the hell the idea of adding 3 numbers to the back of a card as a security measure should be patented in the first place, but let's leave that aside for a moment.
This six months effort wouldn't have been possible without the wholeGNOME community, made of contributors and friends from all around theworld: developers, designers, documentation writers, usability andaccessibility specialists, translators, maintainers, students, systemadministrators, companies, artists, testers and last, not least, users.GNOME would not exist without all those people.Live images of GNOME 3.10 are available too.
An SNMP MIB browser is an indispensable tool for engineers and system administrators to manage SNMP enabled network devices such as routers, switches, servers and workstations. In this tutorial, I introduce qtmib, an easy-to-use SNMP browser available for Linux and published under GPLv2 license. The program is build as a front-end for net-snmp tools using QT4 library.
This is the first from a series of how-to articles covering configuration of multi-layout keyboards in Linux. It is obviously a task for the desktop environment in use for the particular Linux distribution. Let's starts with the obvious leaders in the Linux world.
This morning there was news of Intel committed their open-source OpenMP Run-Time Library as a new LLVM project. Now this afternoon there's more good news for multi-threading in open-source compilers: the GCC steering committee will allow Intel to add their Cilk+ Runtime Library to the GCC code-base as they add multi-threading Cilk Plus C/C++ support to the compiler.
Null Divide+ is a top down shooter presented with a retro look and authentic NES music. Your ship is out of fuel, and your only hope for getting home is to salvage a nearby abandoned space station. You’ll explore the station, do battle with the machines lurking within and find upgrades for your ship to aid you in your mission.
Linus Torvalds closed the 3.12 merge window when he released 3.12-rc1. tty layer and scalability improvements received a special mention in the release announcement. The tty layer cleanups lead to per-tty locking which will result in better performance on some work-loads.
Thanks to a leaked screenshot on Google+, we've recently discovered that the upcoming and highly anticipated SolusOS 2 Linux operating system will have a darkish and highly modified version of the recently released GNOME 3.10 desktop environment.
PHP specialists Zend have unleashed an open source framework for creating and managing APIs to help developers make their applications interface effectively.
When it comes to desktop environments, choosing the one that's right for you can be a deeply personal matter. In this article, I'll look into the differences between two of the most popular Linux desktop environments – Gnome and KDE. I’ll explore what each desktop environment offers, comparing their strengths and weaknesses.
ADL Embedded Solutions is shipping one of the industry’s first PC/104-style single board computers to use Intel’s 4th Generation Core i7 (“Haswell”) processors. The Linux-friendly ADLQM87PC SBC provides numerous interfaces for storage, networking, display, and USB, offers PCI Express expansion via a mini-PCIe socket and a self-stacking PCIe/104 bus, and can support -40 to +85°C operation.
Summary: With Google's Android 4.4 release thought to be just around the corner, ZDNet takes a look at what's known so far about the new OS.
The Chromebook army marches on, and it’s headed straight for the low end of Microsoft’s consumer Windows PC business.
October 8, 2013
For some AMD Radeon graphics cards when using the Catalyst driver, the HDMI audio support isn't enabled unless using the simple DVI to HDMI adapter included with the graphics card itself... If you use another DVI-to-HDMI adapter, it won't work with Catalyst. AMD intentionally implemented checks within their closed-source driver to prevent other adapters from being used, even though they will work just fine...