Belkin’s WRT54G Router Successor Is Crap On The Software Front So Far

Belkin revived the Linksys WRT54G in a new 802.11ac model earlier this year and one of its selling points has been the OpenWRT support as what made the WRT54G legendary. However, OpenWRT developers and fans are yet to be satisfied by this new router…

First public release of Terminal Overload!

You might remember the crowd-sourcing campaign from the beginning of this year to make a fully FOSS remake of a rather unique game.Well, a bit later than promised, but really awesome never the less:Note that this is a really early alpha and most of the…

KDE 4.14 Release Candidate Ships

The first release candidate to the upcoming KDE 4.14 release has shipped…

Behind the Scenes – August 2014

Grandmaster quest Plague’s End, clan improvements, a boss-killing slayer update and an overhaul of Barbarian Assault are coming to RuneScape this August.

Fedora Assembles A Security Team

A Fedora Security Team has been setup to clean up vulnerabilities and other security-related issues present within the popular Linux distribution…

Review: Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” MATE

There were some issues with Mupen64Plus that I did not expect, and some with Compiz that I did. Leaving those aside, though, Linux Mint delivered a solid and reliable experience again, and I support the move to an only-LTS release schedule. Read more ….

LibreOffice 4.3 Released, KDE Naming, and Zorin Reasons

Today was quite the busy news day here in Linuxville and the top story must have been the release of LibreOffice 4.3. Seems it brought significant changes and got lots of coverage. SiliconIndia.com has a list of the top eight alternative operating systems and Bruce Byfield looks at KDE’s continually confusing callings. We have 10 […]

Golden Gnome Awards 2014

2014′s Golden Gnomes are set to be the best yet, with video, art, cosplay and community champion categories. Show us your skills and take home a gnome!

Multi-Master Database Replication SymmetricDS 3.6.3 Now Available for Download

SymmetricDS, an open source software for multi-master database replication, filtered synchronization, or transformation across the network in a heterogeneous environment, is now at version 3.6.3 The SymmetricDS software supports multiple subscribers with one- or bi-directional asynchronous data replication and uses technologies to replicate tables between relational databases. The developers updated the application only a few days ago, but now a new release has been made available. According…

AMD Catalyst 14.6 Does Slightly Better With APITest OpenGL Tests

Last month I published some benchmarks where NVIDIA slaughtered AMD’s Catalyst driver in APITest benchmarks, a set of OpenGL 4.x test cases. While these are just micro-benchmarks of modern OpenGL and designed for showing off potential solutions for pro…

GNOME’s Cheese App Gets Numerous Fixes and Improvements

Cheese, a Photobooth-inspired GNOME application for taking pictures and videos from a webcam that also includes graphical effects based on the gstreamer backend, is now at version 3.13.4.Cheese can be used to take photos and videos, and it’s based on GNOME 3.0, GStreamer, Clutter, and GNOME Video Effects. This latest development version brings quite a few changes, and users might find the finished product GNOME 3.14 somewhat different from the previous version.According to the changelog, the f…

openSUSE Rolling, New UT Video, and SteamOS Review

The big news today in Linuxdom is openSUSE’s announcement of moving Factory to a “rolling release” model. In other news, a new Unreal Tournament development video shows Team Deathmatch. Themukt.com has a review of SteamOS and LXer has a blurb about new Minimal Linux Live. openSUSE developer Ancor Gonzalez Sosa today announced, ‘We have just […]

Character Name Clean-Up – First Batch Next Week

The countdown has begun! Fancy a change? Next week we’ll be releasing the first batch of character names.

The Shocking Truth About Torvalds’ Home Office

If the Linux world has anything akin to royalty, Linus Torvalds surely must be its monarch. So what could be more natural than for the Linux-loving masses to want to see where he works and lives? Fortunately for FOSS fans, none other than the Linux Foundation has stepped up with an answer to that desire in the form of a video showcasing Torvalds’ home office. Think it’s tidy? Think again.

KDE’s the Best, Wallen Interview, and Why Linux Rules

Today in Linux news, Bruce Byfield says the best Linux desktop continues to be KDE’s Plasma. Steven Ovadia at My Linux Rig snagged a short interview with Jack Wallen. eWeek has nine reasons Linux rules on supercomputers. And venture capitalist Sonatype says most companies don’t audit Open Source software components they’re using for vulnerabilities and […]

Libinput 0.5 Improves Pointer Acceleration, Adds A Configuration API

Libinput, the input library designed for use by Wayland compositors and other environments for having common input device handling on Linux, is out with a significant update…

RuneFest 2014 – Tickets on Sale Monday 28th July

Get your RuneFest tickets from Monday 28th July, and secure your place at the year’s biggest and best RuneScape event!

Mozilla Thunderbird 31.0 Officially Released with Lots of Fixes and Important Changes

Mozilla has officially released Thunderbird 31.0, an email and RSS client, for all the available platforms, and the developers have actually made a number of improvements to the application. The first version has been released in the Thunderbird 31.x branch, but unlike some of the previous updates, this one actually brings something interesting. It’s been a while since Thunderbird received any real improvements, but that’s not exactly Mozilla’s fault. The company announced a while ago that i…

Solomon’s General Store – Retro Armour IV – Void

Take a nostalgia trip and revisit the void with my new line of retro armour.

GCC 5.0 Is Expected Next Year

GNU Compiler Collection developers are beginning to come to a consensus that GCC 5.0 will be released in 2015…