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Almost a year after the last release of the Open Build Service (OBS), the openSUSE developers have announced version 2.4 of their software. The biggest new feature in the distributed packaging and build service is support for the PKGBUILD format from Arch Linux which becomes the third packaging format the service can now use – the other two being RPM and Debian's packaging system. Furthermore, OBS 2.4 introduces the 64-bit ARM AArch64 architecture as a target infrastructure and kernel, and bootloader packages can now be signed to work with UEFI Secure Boot.
Receiver was created for the 7-day FPS challenge to explore gun handling mechanics, randomized levels, and unordered storytelling.
If IBM (NYSE:IBM) sells its x86 server business to Lenovo (as many reports expect) it's a safe bet that Lenovo will remain committed to supporting Linux (Red Hat and SUSE, in particular) and Windows Server across the hardware line. Here's why.
Is Oracle VM, built on the open source Xen hypervisor, a true market alternative to VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization? And will Oracle leap beyond virtualization to support Software Defined Networking (SDN)? Perhaps it's time to rethink those questions -- especially as a new Oracle Desktop Virtualization offering (called Oracle Secure Global Desktop) reaches the market. Here's the update, including an exclusive interview with Oracle Senior VP Wim Coekaerts.
The GNOME Projects announced a few days ago that the first maintenance release of the GNOME Settings Daemon 3.8 package is now available for download, ready for the GNOME 3.8.1 desktop upgrade.
Dietrich Schmitz takes a look at Slackware Linux, the oldest Linux Distro, to assess the state of affairs concerning systemd compliance. Read what Founder Patrick Volkerding has to say about it.
Now there is an official date for the release of Debian 7 “Wheezy”: it will be between 4 and May 5. Neil McGovern, on behalf of the project development team has officially communicated this on the Debian mailing list. We now have a target date of the weekend of 4th/5th May for the release. We have checked with core teams, and this seems to be acceptable for everyone. This means we are able to begin the final preparations for a release of Debian 7.0 – “Wheezy”. Date will change only if a critical problem arise in the while.
With the EMB-2500, SATA storage connectivity has come to an ITX form-factor, single-board SoC computer.
Debian is one of the oldest distributions still in active development. It is a popular distribution for personal use among software developers, it is also the most popular Linux web server platform. In this article I describe how to build a lightweight LXDE desktop in Debian "wheezy".
Imagine you were told that only 5 Linux distributions could be saved. Which Linux distributions would you choose to keep?
Congatec AG announced a Linux-ready COM Express Type 6 computer-on-module (COM) based on AMD’s new Embedded G-Series system-on-chip (SOC). The Conga-TCG is offered in two quad- and two dual-core versions backed with up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM, and features extensive I/O, including HDMI, DisplayPort, SATA, and 10 USB ports.
On 30 April 1993, Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau were given official permission by CERN in Geneva to distribute the libwww library free of charge, "to create a server or a browser, to give it away or sell it, without any royalty or other constraint. Whew!" (Tim Berners-Lee in Weaving the Web).
Recently, a former student of mine wrote me asking how to handle an overzealous white-hat hacker. In this case, the hacker had probed the publically exposed computer networks and assets of my friend's company, then left multiple copies of a document describing the weaknesses he found -- and asked to be hired to close the holes and locate more weaknesses.
It’s very important for your health to at least stand up and walk around on a regular basis. Workrave is a program for Linux to help prevent Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), and it’s very useful for reminding you to get up and walk around or take a break.
Pi Engine is a role oriented application development engine for web and mobile, designed as the next generation and a successor to Xoops. Pi is developed upon PHP and MySQL with selected third-party frameworks including but not limited to Zend Framework 2 library, jQuery, Bootstrap and Backbone.
While LLVM's Clang C/C++ compiler already has feature complete C++11 support and the developers have already been working on C++14 features, there are some open projects where the GCC alternative is in need of some assistance...
Churnalism US is a new web tool and browser extension that allows anyone to compare the news you read against existing content to uncover possible instances of plagiarism. It is a joint project with the Media Standards Trust.
The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the May 2013 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine.
It’s that time again for a new Ubuntu – should you be raring to go with it, or is it a case of more of the same?
Stealth Bastard Deluxe, Curve Studios’ fast-paced stealth-puzzle-platformer, arrives on Linux and Mac today.