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Determined Developer Resurrects Windows XP with Unofficial Service Pack 4

Diehard Windows XP fans are having a hard time bidding the legacy operating system farewll -- by the numbers, it's estimated that some 15 percent (StatCounter) to just under 25 percent (Net Applications) of desktops are still running Windows XP. Save for businesses that pay a fee, Microsoft killed off support for Windows XP back in April, though one developer is determined to keep it alive with a new (and unofficial) Service Pack.

MIPS tempts hackers with Raspbery Pi-like dev board

Hard to choose between Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black, and MinnowBoard Max? Now there’s another choice: the open source MIPS-based “Creator C120″ dev board. In a bid to harness some of the energy and enthusiasm swirling around today’s open, hackable single board computers Imagination Technologies, licensor of the MIPS ISA, has unveiled the ISA’s counter to […]

LibreOffice 4.3.1 “Fresh” announced

  • The Document Foundation Blog; By italovignoli (Posted by seatex on Aug 29, 2014 7:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Linux
The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.3.1, the first minor release of LibreOffice 4.3 “fresh” family, with over 100 fixes (including patches for two CVEs, backported to LibreOffice 4.2.6-secfix, which is also available for download now).

Mid-cycle meetups for OpenStack developers and users

Taking place twice a year, OpenStack's summits provide a great deal of the face-to-face interaction between developers, vendors, and users. But what about the rest of the year? Many projects opt to host mid-cycle meetups to bridge the gap to collaborate, make plans for the future, and knock out major tasks.

New Vault Conference to Promote Open Source Cloud Storage

The Linux Foundation and industry partners have created a new conference, called Vault, to focus on open source storage and data security for the cloud computing age.

Mini-ITX board offers life after Marshalltowns death

Habey announced an enhanced replacement for Intel’s discontinued Marshalltown thin Mini-ITX board. It jumps up to a 2GHz quad-core “Bay Trail-D” Celeron. Intel introduced the Desktop Board DN2800MT (aka “Marshalltown”) in Q1 of 2012 and it’s now gone EOL according to the product’s Intel ARK page. So Habey, the California-based subsidiary of Chinese firm NORCO Intelligent Technology, has seized on the opportunity to satisfy continuing Marshalltown demand by cranking out a “drop-in replacement” board backed by an assurance of long life-cycle support.

ITTIA DB SQL Now Available for QNX Neutrino RTOS 6.6

As many QNX® developers rely on database software to store and retrieve sensitive information, ITTIA DB SQL supports QNX(R) Neutrino(R) RTOS 6.6, to improve both performance and usability.

Kids arent the only ones learning to share

It’s one of the most basic lessons we teach our children when they’re young—the idea of sharing their toys with others. We try to instill in them the values of giving up control and playing alongside others. Of finding joy in a shared toy. We recognize the importance of this idea, and we work hard to impress it on our young kids learning about the world.

Sentris, An Early Access Musical Challenge Game For Linux

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Aug 29, 2014 1:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Sentris is a new kind of music game that puts you at the epicenter of musical creation. It's colourful and filled with great music, so what more could you want?

Interview With Richard Kenner of AdaCore



LXer Feature: 28-Aug-2014

When the Heartbleed bug made it out into the world a few months ago I had a chance to talk to Richard Kenner of AdaCore about it. I learned a few things too, here is our interview.

Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens Resigns

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Aug 29, 2014 12:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Red Hat
I've heard from my own sources that Stevens is not leaving due to any internal wrangling or politics at Red Hat, but rather to pursue a new opportunity that he simply could not turn down.

The Journey Down: Chapter Two Review for Linux

The Journey Down: Chapter Two is a point-and-click adventure that will transport you back in the golden era of gaming that was populated by titles like Grim Fandango and Broken Sword. It's an amazing experience and it shows us that adventures games are not a thing of the past.

74 Countries and Counting: Mozilla’s Maker Party Increases Web Literacy Across the Globe

Back in July we kicked-off Maker Party, our annual campaign to teach the web around the world. Throughout  this two-month campaign we have seen people on nearly every continent  increase their web literacy by writing their first line of code, … Continue reading

China Promotes Linux-Based Operating System Against Windows, Android

The Chinese government is promoting China Operating System, a closed source, Linux-based OS that it hopes will supplant Microsoft Windows and Google Android.

Announcing Apache CloudMonkey 5.2.0

  • Apache CloudStack Blog; By Rohit Yadav (Posted by jzb on Aug 28, 2014 8:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Apache CloudStack, the mature, turnkey Open Source cloud computing software platform used for creating private, public, and hybrid cloud environments, today announced Apache CloudMonkey v5.2.0, the latest feature release of its command line interface tool.