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It Takes A While To Boot The BQ Ubuntu Phone

Saturday 7th of February 2015 02:41:31 PM
Following the announcement of the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition that will begin going up for sale next week, the first real hands-on videos of the Ubuntu Phone in action are starting to come out.....

RMS Feels There's "A Systematic Effort To Attack GNU Packages"

Saturday 7th of February 2015 01:50:13 PM
Richard Stallman has come out against support for basic LLVM debugger (LLDB) support within Emacs' Gud.el as he equates it to an attack on GNU packages...

Wayland/Weston 1.7.0 RC2 Released

Saturday 7th of February 2015 01:31:50 PM
The second release candidates to Wayland 1.7 and the reference Weston compositor is now available...

X.Org's XDC2015 Conference Is Happening In Toronto

Saturday 7th of February 2015 01:13:13 PM
The X.Org Board of Directors have decided on Toronto, Canada as the location for this year's annual X.Org Developers' Conference...

Wine 1.7.36 Adds Speaker Configuration To Winecfg

Saturday 7th of February 2015 01:01:39 PM
Wine 1.7.36 has been released and it brings a few new features while correcting 44 outstanding bugs over the past two weeks...

Mesa 10.4.4 Released

Saturday 7th of February 2015 01:13:34 AM
Another point release to Mesa 10.4 is now available...

Intel Mesa Driver Picks Up Support For OpenGL Memory Barriers

Friday 6th of February 2015 06:02:52 PM
A set of fourteen patches were published today for the Intel Mesa DRI driver for implementing glMemoryBarrier() as needed by OpenGL 4.2 and newer...

GNU C Library 2.21 Released With Bug & Security Fixes

Friday 6th of February 2015 05:50:47 PM
Version 2.21 of the GNU C Library is now available. Glibc 2.21 fixes a lot of issues while also adding some new functionality...

The BQ Ubuntu Phone Will Be Stocked With Binary Blobs

Friday 6th of February 2015 05:34:27 PM
The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone announced today that will begin selling next week via "flash sales" is certainly interesting from the software side with being the first official Ubuntu Phone, but from a hardware side, it's less than exciting...

Feral Interactive Is Looking To Do More Linux Games

Friday 6th of February 2015 04:37:06 PM
Feral Interactive, a game publisher and developer that historically focused on bringing AAA games to Mac OS X, is now looking to do more Linux game ports...

The First Ubuntu Phone Officially Launches

Friday 6th of February 2015 04:01:55 PM
The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone has been announced and will begin shipping in the days ahead...

CrunchBang Is The Latest Linux Distribution Calling It Quits

Friday 6th of February 2015 01:45:07 PM
Philip Newborough, the lead developer behind the CrunchBang Linux distribution, has tossed in the towel...

Libinput Updated With Device Groups

Friday 6th of February 2015 08:03:39 AM
Libinput continues advancing greatly primarily for Wayland and X11 systems as shown by the latest libinput 0.10 release while more surely is on the way...

The One Hardware Company Hammering Linux The Most

Friday 6th of February 2015 07:27:13 AM
There's one company hammering for more Linux hardware test data even more than myself.....

Coreboot Ports Over XGI Framebuffer Support From Linux Kernel

Friday 6th of February 2015 03:05:43 AM
The Coreboot project has now ported over the XGI Z9s frame-buffer support from the Linux kernel...

A Bunch Of Mir Improvemends Land In GTK+

Thursday 5th of February 2015 11:24:25 PM
While Unity 8 is written in Qt5, GTK+ is still very important to Ubuntu even with their ongoing transition from running the desktop on an X.Org Server to instead using their own Mir display server technology within the next year on the desktop. Landing today in GTK+ Git ahead of GNOME 3.16 is a number of Mir back-end improvements...

Git 2.3 Brings A Lot Of Small Fixes, Tweaks

Thursday 5th of February 2015 11:10:18 PM
Version 2.3.0 of the Git distributed version control system is now available...

Intel386 psABI Version 1.0 Released

Thursday 5th of February 2015 07:09:59 PM
As the first update to supplement the System V ABI in nearly two decades, version 1.0 of the Intel386 psABI was announced today...

A First Look At The Intel Broadwell NUC Kit

Thursday 5th of February 2015 04:50:00 PM
With wrapping up my Core i7 5600U Broadwell Linux tests using the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon in the next few days, fortunately the Intel BOXNUC5I3RYH just arrived as the first available NUC Kit shipping with a Broadwell processor. The NUC5i3RYH features a Broadwell Core i3 processor, HD Graphics 5500, and support for a M.2 SSD card and 2.5-inch HDD/SSD.

Wireshark 1.99.2 Works On Its Qt Interface

Thursday 5th of February 2015 03:29:06 PM
Wireshark 2.0 has stepped closer to being released with the new Wireshark 1.99.2 development release. This new Wireshark release continues work on porting its UI to Qt...

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Tejun Heo is a Linux kernel developer and a principal software engineer at Red Hat. In this video he takes us on a tour of his home office and answers a few questions about his work as a kernel subsystem maintainer. Read more

Xfce 4.12 Has Been Officially Released

After two years of hard work, the Xfce development team had the pleasure of announcing a few minutes ago, February 28, the immediate and general availability of the highly anticipated Xfce 4.12 desktop environment for GNU/Linux distributions. Read more