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The xf86-video-intel 3.0 driver is still on the way and Intel OTC's Chris Wilson has put out today its latest development release that has stability fixes, including further TearFree updates.
Faster Than Light (more commonly known as FTL) is a top-down, real-time strategy game on Steam, made by indie team Subset Games. The player takes control of the crew in a space vessel that’s in possession of critical information that must be delivered to an allied fleet several sectors away.
Microsoft is giving a leg up to Widows developers building apps for iOS and Android using C# and Visual Studio, with dev specialist Xamarin.
Last week AMD released the Radeon R9 290 "Hawaii" graphics card. The R9 290 is a cut-down R9 290X and sells for just $399 USD. Here are the first Linux benchmarks of the AMD R9 290 using Ubuntu 13.10!
One of the most transformative platforms for innovation is open source. The solution to helping solve problems in the world not just technology problems but social and political problems can and should benefit from open source.
Jack Radigan has announced the release of Centrych OS 12.04.2. Centrych OS is a desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu's latest LTS release (version 12.04 released in April 2014), but it provides more recent versions of many applications. It uses a customised Xfce desktop.
Managing an open source community project is an art - especially when one is a for-profit company. As the examples of Oracle and the former Sun Microsystems have shown, it is not an easy proposition.
ASRI Edu 300 kids is available. The ASRI Edu distribution is a French Puppy Linux-based operating system maintained by L'association ASRI Education.
In Linux like operating system we can securely mount remote filesystem over ssh protocol using sshfs command. SSHFS stands fro Secure SHell FileSystem. SSHFS enable us to mount remote filesystem and interact with remote directories and files on a local machine.
Xamarin, the company driving the development of the Mono open-source .NET framework that is generally loved or hated by Phoronix readers, has announced a new partnership with Microsoft...
This article continues the series about keyboard layout configuration techniques in different desktop environments, currently available for Linux distributions.Today we look at the second echelon: Xfce, Cinnamon and Mate.
We are celebrating the SELinux 10th year anversary this year. Hard to believe it. SELinux was first introduced in Fedora Core 3 and later in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. For those who have never used SELinux, or would like an explanation...
An even cloudier ultrabook? We'll make it so, says DellDell is taking another stab at making the Sputnik Ultrabook it converted from Windows to Ubuntu even cloudier for developers.…
If you don’t care much about fancy desktop bling, and think the keyboard is still the best means of interacting with the computer, then you’ll find yourself at home with Salix Ratpoison 14.0.1.
The next major Drupal release is going to integrate with the wide PHP ecosystem in a big way by adopting Symfony2 components.
Okay fanbois ... time to compile your very own Apple IIThe Computer History Museum has scored something of a coup, publishing – with Cupertino's permission – the source code for the Apple II's DOS, version 3.1.…
National Security Agency spooks can apparently scoop up millions of records every day from the internal networks of Google and Yahoo by secretly tapping into the communication links connecting the Silicon Valley tech giants' data servers. The new revelations suggest that NSA surveillance goes well beyond the court-approved, front-door access to Google and Yahoo user accounts under the now-infamous PRISM program.
Fedora 20 features some of the latest and best of what the open source world has to offer. The Fedora 20 release coincides nicely with the 10th anniversary of Fedora. The first Fedora release (then called Fedora Core 1) came out on November 6, 2003. Since then, the Fedora Project has become an active and vibrant community that produces nearly a dozen 'spins' that are tailor made for desktop users, hardware design, gaming, musicians, artists, and early classroom environments.