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…

Mesa 10.2.4 Gets Numerous Intel Broadwell Improvements

Mesa, an open source implementation of the OpenGL specification and a system for rendering interactive 3D graphics, is now at version 10.2.4.

Mesa 10.2.4 is the next iteration in the series and implements the OpenGL 3.3 API. This means that some drivers might not support the specifications for the latest Mesa. This build integrates quite a few fixes and changes and it’s one of the biggest releases in the last few months.

According to the changelog, a number of geometry shader memory leaks ha…

Linux 3.16-rc6 Kernel Released

Linus Torvalds has went ahead and done his usual weekly release candidate update to the latest in-development Linux kernel…

RuneFest 2014 Competition – Voting Gallery Live

RuneScape’s RuneFest 2014 competition has had its entries – now it’s your chance to choose our top five!

Adventurer’s Log Redesign

Check out the first version of our Adventurer’s Log redesign, as voted for by you! Plus, get involved with our future plans.

How To Install And Use SVN With Apache dav_svn On Ubuntu 14.04

How to Install and Use SVN with apache dav_svn on Ubuntu 14.04This tutorial explains the process of installing and using SVN on Ubuntu 14.04 as per steps outlined below. Subversion is a popular open source version control system that enables users to record the history of source files and documents, and manage files and directories […]

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, […]

Come to RuneFest for Free with Bonds!

More details on RuneFest 2014 tickets and how this year Bonds can cover your entire visit!

BTS Video 112 – Araxxor

Mod Chris L introduces Araxxor – the eight-legged menace who’ll be terrorising RuneScape later this month. Get ready for a beast of a boss fight!

Distribution Release: Robolinux 7.5.5

John Martinson has announced the release of Robolinux 7.5.5, the latest update of the Debian-based distribution that comes with a pre-configured VirtualBox for running Windows as a "guest" operating system: "Robolinux version 7.5.5 adds more privacy and safety for its users on the web. A large number of….

Podcast – Combat Exposed

In the latest in our ‘Exposed’ podcast series, Mod Dean talks to Mods Pi, Daze and Harrison about the future of RuneScape combat.

Zorin OS 9 Screenshot Tour

We are excited to announce the release of Zorin OS 9 Core and Ultimate. The main focus for Zorin OS 9 has been on stability and the refinement of Zorin OS’ wide array of incredible features. Firstly, Zorin OS 9 includes a myriad of updated software and bug fixes to ensure that your computer runs […]