Entroware Now Sells the Ubuntu-Powered Proteus with a New Card
Proteus is a powerful laptop from Entroware that ships only with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE. Its makers have just announced that they are now equipping the Proteus model with a video card at no extra cost for new users.
Vector Light Linux 7.1 Is Based on Slackware and IceWM
Vector Light Linux, a distribution based on Slackware that uses the IceWM window manager by default, has been released and is now available for download.
New FCC Rules May Prevent Installing OpenWRT on WiFi Routers
Many cheap WiFi routers are sold with the vendor firmware, but the most popular ones likely also support OpenWRT, which some users may prefer as it is much more customizable. However, this may soon become more difficult according to a talk at the upcoming “Wireless Battle of the Mesh” which will take place on August 3-8 in Maribor, Slovenia.
DHI Group plans to sell off Slashdot and Sourceforge
More recently, SourceForge has been accused of a whole lot of bad behavior with injecting malware into some of the open source projects it hosts. Although SourceForge representatives explained that they only intended to modify "abandoned" projects and publicly denied any wrongdoing, it was difficult to square that statement with its apparent tampering with the download packages of well-known and clearly-not-abandoned projects like image editor GIMP and network scanning tool nmap.