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Looking Forward To The Future Of KDE Frameworks 5

Wednesday 9th of July 2014 01:46:01 PM
While KDE Frameworks 5 was just released this week, there's already new features and functionality sought after for future revisions of this modularized set of next-gen KDE libraries...

There's Now Even LLVM Support For Pascal-86

Wednesday 9th of July 2014 01:34:52 PM
The latest programming language that can leverage using LLVM and its plethora of back-ends is Pascal-86, a language most Phoronix readers have probably never even heard of...

Mageia 5 Alpha Updates A Lot Of Software

Wednesday 9th of July 2014 05:57:02 AM
The first alpha release of the upcoming Mageia 5 has been released...

KDE 4.14 Branched, Mix-Release Planned For December

Wednesday 9th of July 2014 04:47:44 AM
KDE 4.14 code is getting ready while being worked on for a December debut is a mix of KDE4 and KF5 application code...

The Exciting QEMU 2.1 Is Up To Its Release Candidate Phase

Wednesday 9th of July 2014 04:04:00 AM
The first release candidate to the upcoming QEMU 2.1 was released on Tuesday...

Manjaro Linux Developers Experience A Mass Exodus [Updated]

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 10:56:07 PM
It seems all of the Manjaro Linux developers might have parted way with the distribution's development except for the project leader...

Open-Source Software: Bad For Non-Profit Organizations?

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 06:37:38 PM
For non-profit organizations, open-source/free software might not actually be the best solution according to a director at a non-profit software solution provider...

Google's Dart Language Approved By The ECMA

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 06:22:39 PM
Ecma International has approved Google's Dart web programming language as the latest ECMA standard...

Linux 3.16 File-System Tests On A Hard Drive

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 04:07:02 PM
In complementing the earlier Linux 3.16 file-system tests on an SSD (and the later Btrfs testing), here are benchmarks of EXT4, XFS, and Btrfs from the Linux 3.15 and 3.16 kernels being compared from a traditional rotating hard drive.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5 Released

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 03:14:02 PM
Just shy of one month since releasing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 (and one day past CentOS 7), Red Hat has announced today their latest major software launch: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5...

Linux 3.16 Is Looking Good For ARM Hardware Support

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 02:07:49 PM
The Linux 3.16 kernel is set to debut with a fair amount of new ARM hardware / SoC enablement, which in turn will soon benefit Fedora ARM users seeing as they are likely to lock onto this new version for the Fedora 21 release...

Qt Creator 3.2 In Beta With Greater Stability & Improvements

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 12:25:50 PM
Digia has happily put out the first beta today of Qt Creator 3.2...

NVIDIA 340.24 Linux Driver Has G-SYNC Support, FXAA Control

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 12:00:00 PM
Succeeding last month's NVIDIA 340.17 Linux driver beta is now the first official release in the 340.xx driver series for Linux / Solaris / BSD. The NVIDIA 340.24 driver was released this morning with new features but is heavier on the fixing side...

Unvanquished Alpha 29 Makes Use Of libRocket

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 11:31:10 AM
It's time for another monthly development update to the Unvanquished open-source, cross-platform first person shooter...

LLVM's Clang Is Working Better For Building Windows Programs

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 11:15:47 AM
While LLVM's Clang compiler is predominantly used on Linux, OS X, and BSD systems, the Microsoft Windows support has been a focus over the past several months and is reaching an improved state for building native Windows programs with Visual C++ compatibility...

DisplayPort MST Code Starts Lining Up For Linux 3.17, Other DRM Changes

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 06:16:20 AM
The DisplayPort MST support code that's been in the works for several months is starting to land with the Linux 3.17 kernel that will be officially entering development stages next month...

X.Org Server 1.16 Delayed To Let In Non-PCI Graphics Support

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 04:08:26 AM
X.Org Server 1.16 has been delayed. However, it's not been delayed like in some of the more notorious past releases due to outstanding bugs, etc, but over letting in a late feature to this latest revision of the X11 server...

KDE Frameworks 5 Has Been Officially Released

Monday 7th of July 2014 11:05:48 PM
As a follow-up to the story from earlier about KDE Frameworks 5 being due out, the official release of KF5 ended up taking place this afternoon...

Qualcomm Retracts Its Massive DMCA Takedown Of Git Repositories

Monday 7th of July 2014 08:39:31 PM
As a follow-up to the story about a Qualcomm DMCA notice taking down 100+ repositories of open-source code on GitHub, Qualcomm has changed course...

CentOS 7 Release Relives RHEL7 As A Community Project

Monday 7th of July 2014 08:28:26 PM
After being under public QA since last month, CentOS 7 has been released as the popular community-based re-spin of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7...