unixmen.com: I am usually quick to write an article or something on the latest Ubuntu or Fedora release. But for Red Hat’s new Fedora 18 operating system, I thought I’d hold off a little. To be blunt, Fedora 18 is a horrible release. Let me explain.
csmonitor.com: Valve announced today that Steam is now available for the open-source operating system Linux. To celebrate the release, Valve kicked off a week-long sale on 50 available Linux games.
linux.com: Are you a systems administrator? Quick, which system in your infrastructure is most vulnerable to hacker attacks? No, it’s not the web server -- though it’s a good guess. No, it’s not the firewall. The answer may surprise you -- it’s your workstation.
h-online.com: Badly chosen warning messages caused some consternation with Google recently as its Chrome browser began declaring supported Linux systems such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 obsolete.
pcworld.com: Between the tiny PC phenomenon and the growing number of PCs shipping with Linux preloaded over the past year, there's been no shortage of hardware announcements for Linux fans.
- Recent Linux Happenings: openSUSE, ROSA, and Frugalware
- Linux Top 3: KDE 4.10, LibreOffice 4 and Secure Boot Loader Shim
- openSUSE 12.3 RC 1 GNOME 3.6
- Sneak Peek at KDE / openSUSE 12.3 RC1 Live ISO
- Chakra Linux 2013.02 delivers KDE 4.10
Welcome to this year's sixth issue of DistroWatch Weekly! It has been an exciting week for users of open source software with big announcements coming out of the Ubuntu and GNOME projects. In this week's edition of DistroWatch Weekly we will look at the new developments underway in the GNOME community and look at the changes coming to Unity. Plus we take a look at which Linux distributions are preferred for hosting web servers.
bit-tech.net: A bug in the BIOS of selected Samsung laptops which can lead to the device becoming unusable has been found to be exploitable under Windows, acquitting Linux as the culprit.
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Not only have we been presented in recent months with the ongoing Secure Boot saga on Windows 8 PCs -- migraine material if ever there was any -- but now it looks like Samsung laptops can get bricked when you boot Linux using UEFI.
h-online.com: Kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has reported on his plans to extend the Linux kernel to include a system for inter-process communication (IPC) that will be reliable, quick and secure and will allow for both direct point-to-point and multicast communications.