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December 17, 2013
Advancing prudently but quietly within the Debian camp is the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD operating system that pairs Debian's GNU user-land with the FreeBSD kernel. For Debian 8.0 "Jessie" there are continued improvements on this spin that does away with the Linux kernel. Debian GNU/kFreeBSD Jessie/Sid currently defaults to the FreeBSD 9.2.0 kernel, but a FreeBSD 10.0 development kernel has already landed in Debian and is the focus of today's benchmarks.
Bringing together people with high-energy and motivation to create startups that have the potential to make a positive impact on society is a great endeavour. It takes vision to bring together inspiring leaders on one platform and create an environment where their best skills are put to use for a larger cause. C3 Inspire is one of those organizations and thrives on such a vision.I spoke with Alim Maherali, founder of C3 Inspire, and that talk put a lot of things in perspective when it comes to building and successfully running an organization based on the open source principles of collaboration, connections, and sharing.In this interview, he tells me about the new culture of startups where there's a reigning sense of collaboration and the overwhelming use of open source software. my interview with Alim Maherali.
Perhaps no other single Linux distribution release in recent memory has caught the attention of more people than Valve's Steam OS. SteamOS was first hinted at in the summer and is now a public beta codenamed 'Alchemist', available in a free download letting users see first hand the future of Linux gaming.
LinuxQuestions.org is proud to announce that voting for the 2013 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards is now open. The Members Choice Awards allow the Linux community to select their favorite products in a variety of categories.
I tried Kubuntu for the first time last week and I was very impressed. It really is a great alternative to Ubuntu and Mint for all those Windows users thinking of switching. It works well with EFI, is dead easy to install and KDE has come on leaps and bounds.
FrozenSand was proud to announce a few days ago the immediate availability for download of a new major update for its popular Urban Terror multiplayer first person shooter (FPS) game, for Linux, Windows and Mac operating systems.
Alone in space, light years away from your family, armed with only your Fistcannon™, Platform Drill and the meanest cup of coffee in the sector; you are Cargo Corps’ latest recruit, a Cargo Commander.
The development team behind the GUPnP project, an elegant and object-oriented open source framework for creating UPnP devices and control points, has announced the immediate availability for download of GUPnP 0.20.9 on December 14, 2013.
Is it time for you to dump Windows XP, or maybe to abandon Windows altogether? Windows 8 has improved significantly with the 8.1 upgrade. Nevertheless, for many users, Windows 8’s modern-style interface—incorporating major changes like Live Tiles and the removal of the Start menu—remains an object of scorn. And security has always been a bigger headache for Windows than for other platforms.
Dell and Red Hat will work together to propagate OpenStack clouds running the Linux distro, in what the PC maker claims is a first. The pair have announced they will jointly develop "enterprise grade" private clouds that are based on Dell hardware and Red Hat's Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. The first fruits are due next year.
There is no shortage of Twitter clients available, differing in terms of features, operating system support, interface, mobile capabilities, etc. If you are one of those command line junkies, there is one for you as well. This tutorial will demonstrates how to access Twitter from the command line using Twitter CLI. Installation and basic usage examples will be covered.
Tales of Maj’Eyal is a roguelike RPG, featuring tactical turn-based combat and advanced character building. Play as one of many unique races and classes in the lore-filled world of Eyal, exploring random dungeons, facing challenging battles, and developing characters with your own tailored mix of abilities and powers.
Embedded developers working on kernels or bare-metal programs often gothrough several development cycles. Each time the developer modifies thecode, the code has to be compiled, the ELF (Executable and LinkableFormat)/kernel image has to be copied onto the SD card, and the cardthen has to be transferred from the PC to the development board andrebooted.
December 16, 2013
GRUB Customizer is a graphical utility for managing GRUB 2, the boot loader used on most Linux distributions. For both experienced and new users, it can come in handy when and if you need to mess with GRUB. It is the work of Daniel Richter.
For those NVIDIA gaming customers running Microsoft Windows 8.1 that have been thinking about giving Valve's SteamOS Linux-based gaming platform a try, here are some early benchmarks of the SteamOS 1.0 beta that compare the performance to Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on multiple NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards.
Opensource.com is here to tell the stories of those who use open source—software, hardware, and ways—to work, to create, to discover, and to add knowledge back to the world. And, interviews with these open source gurus are an excellent method of delivering that kind of thought-provoking content to our readers.