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September 19, 2013
In a free-wheeling Q&A session Linus Torvalds and other top Linux programmers, talked about Linux, scuba-diving, and other odds and ends of the developer life.
Hey there folks! Today I present to you a small test I did with the recent Wine 1.7.1. The video showcases the differences of games running in a normal Wine 1.7.1 versus a patched Wine 1.7.1.
Intel's Ian Romanick will take to the Linux Plumbers Conference tomorrow with a plea to work together to provide better capabilities across the Linux stack for better debugging and profiling of graphics applications/systems on Linux. The open-source Intel Linux Mesa developer himself calls the current graphics debugging situation on Linux a "disaster" to be fixed.
Torvalds responds to a question about whether the U.S. government asked him to put a backdoor in Linux, and explains why he's a developer and how others can be too.
40 years ago, somewhere in Welkom, a small city located in the Free State province of South Africa, was born Mark Richard Shuttleworth, the founding father of Canonical, who develops the most popular Linux operating system in the world, Ubuntu.
Plans to build 'world's largest' mobile OS contenderIndependent Android firmware project CyanogenMod has become a company, thanks to a $7m Series A financing round led by Silicon Valley venture firms Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures.
AMD has unleashed earlier today, September 18, 2013, the AMD Catalyst 13.9 video driver for Linux platforms, bringing official support for the Linux kernel 3.10 branch.
Veetle is a live video streaming, viewing and broadcasting service that allows you to quickly broadcast and share your videos. Unlike other live-streaming sites, you can broadcast to an unlimited number of viewers at any given time in high quality. You can broadcast from PC’s, iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch) and the most popular Android devices.
September 18, 2013
An elite group of nation-state hackers running roughshod through the financial sector and other industries in the U.S. has pioneered techniques that others are following, and has used sophisticated methods to go after hardened targets, including hacking a security firm to undermine the security service the company provided its clients.
Want the latest Android but your device manufacturer or carrier won't give it to you or support it? CyanogenMod can help.
The Linux Foundation announced a free Sept. 26 webinar on the “Growth of Android in Embedded Systems.” Android is increasingly being built into a wide range of consumer electronics devices and even industrial equipment where various embedded Linux distributions and real-time operating systems (RTOSes) currently rule the roost.
Google's top-open source exec explains at the LinuxCon conference why Android is open source and why open source is a key part of Android's success.NEW ORLEANS—Google Director of Open Source Chris DiBona took the keynote stage at the LinuxCon conference here on Sept. 16 with a key message: Android is open source.-
The low-cost low-end Raspberry Pi ARM development boards are running quite happily now with Wayland and using its Weston compositor. The performance is better than with an X.Org Server and Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton has called it the future of Linux desktop graphics...
“PERsonal/PERmanent, peer-2-peer Cloud” or percloud for short, are temporary names for an easy to use alternative to centrally-controlled, privately-owned cloud computing services, to be built by properly integrating as much existing Free Sofware as possible
Earlier this year, GitHub reached a milestone in the history of open source project management by hosting 6 million projects over which 3.5 million people collaborate. You may wonder what the hottest open source projects are among those 6 million projects. In this post, I will describe 20 most popular open source projects that are hosted at GitHub.