Fedora 21 Alpha, Project Mayhem, and Linus’ Office

There is so much news today I’m not sure which to highlight first. Linux.com has a look at Linus Torvalds’ home office and a new paper describes fresh malware "Mayhem." X.Org Server 1.16 and GCC 4.9.1 have been released and the Plasma 5.1 development cycle has been officially kicked off. All this and some openSUSE, Ubuntu and Fedora tidbits here in tonight’s Linux news. Linus Torvalds is featured in a new video over at Linux.com giving a tour of his home / home office and speaking about some of his likes and dislikes and how he does things. He has a treadmill in front of his computer screen and keyboard yet later admits to being lazy.  I have stacks of hard drives all over the place too just like Linus, I guess that makes me lazy too. Don’t miss it. Two foundational package saw new releases today. First, Phoronix.com covers the release of X.Org Server 1.16 by release manager Keith Packard today. It features Wayland and systemd support as well as other new features and lots of clean up. In other news, Jakub Jelinek announced the release of GCC 4.9.1, a bug-fix release. In KDE news today, Martin Grasslin today

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