KDE e.V. Quarterly Report for Q4 2013

The KDE e.V. Quarterly Report for the fourth quarter of 2013 features a brief note of all the activities and events carried out, supported and funded by KDE e.V in this span of time, as well as a short overview of the major events, conferences and ment…

The X Window System Turns 30 Years Old Today

It was on this day 30 years ago that the X Window System was first announced…

GTK+ Support Moves Along For Unity 8 On Mir

Canonical developers have been making progress on allowing GTK+ applications to work natively atop Ubuntu’s Unity 8 desktop with the Mir display server in place of the X.Org Server or even XMir for that matter… Read more at Phoronix

Crucial MX100 128GB: A Cheap But Good SSD For Linux Systems

Crucial is out with a new solid-state drive line-up that’s generating a lot of interest due to its lower price-per-Gigabyte than competing drives or even their former drives. The Crucial MX100 is the new SSD series and today we’re testing out the Cruci…

Fedora 21 NOT Delayed, What Linux Needs, and Civ IV

Today in Linux news, Fedora 21 is not delayed says Matthew Miller, newly appointed project lead. Bruce Byfield thinks he knows the seven things the Linux desktops needs to be nearly perfect. Jamie Watson says KaOS is solid and focused. Richard Hughes gives his thoughts on replacing Yum with DNF in Fedora 22. And finally, […]

Treasure Hunter – Gemstone Golem Outfits

Get ready for the Gemstone Golems to rock your world plus bring you mining benefits this weekend on Treasure Hunter!

Development Release: Rescatux 0.32 Beta 1

Adrian Gibanel has announced the availability of the first beta release of Rescatux 0.32, a Debian-based rescue CD designed for rescuing broken Linux installations and for fixing boot loaders: "Rescatux 0.32 beta 1 has been released. Improvements: Super GRUB 2 Disk is no longer included – that makes….

VXLAN Support Added To Systemd’s Networkd

The latest addition to systemd’s networkd networking component is support for Virtual Extensible LANs…

5 reasons you should switch from Windows XP to Lubuntu

Windows XP was around for a long time and as such the hardware used to run Windows XP varied from Pentium II machines to dual core processors with many gigabytes of RAM. Therefore one Linux distribution doesn’t necessarily fit for all Windows XP users. This article lists 5 reasons why and when Lubuntu would be […]

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 563

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Initial thoughts on Linux Mint 17 News: CentOS tests early pre-release, Debian gains MATE, Canonical closes Ubuntu One, Dell launches Linux tablet, Mint receives record donations, Fedora showcases new notificat…

Legacy Mode Beta – Now Open

Try Legacy Mode in the RuneScape Combat Beta now, along with special attacks, 138 combat and PvP balancing. Help us make combat that’s right for everyone!

Nouveau NVC0 Gets Close On Another OpenGL 4 extension

The latest OpenGL 4 extension being enabled for the Nouveau “NVC0″ Gallium3D driver is GL_ARB_viewport_array…

Linux Basics – Set A Static IP On CentOS

Linux Basics – Set A Static IP On CentOS
This tutorial explains the configuration of a static IP address (IPv4 and IPv6), the hostname and nameservers on CentOS. To be compatible with Desktop and Server Systems, we do the configuration on the shell.

F2FS Gets Enhanced For The Linux 3.16 Kernel

Samsung has sent in their F2FS pull request for the Linux 3.16 to provide a number of enhancements for the Flash Friendly File-System…

GParted Live 0.19.0 Beta 1-3 Reverts a Couple of Packages to Older Versions

GParted Live, a small bootable GNU/Linux distribution for x86-based computers that can be used for creating, reorganizing, and deleting disk partitions with the help of tools that allow managing filesystems, is now at version 0.19.0 Beta 1-3.

The GParted Life project undergoes dormant periods and hardly are any updates released, but now it looks like two versions have arrived inside a week.

“The underlying GNU/Linux operating system was upgraded. This release is based on the Debian Sid…

Elf City – Quest Area Improvements

Take a walk in Isafdar Forest and soak in our glorious graphical improvements. Now’s the time to complete your quest requirements for the Elf City opening!

Linus Torvalds Releases Linux Kernel 3.15 Stable

Linus Torvalds has just announced the final version in the new Linux kernel 3.15 branch has been released and is now available for download.Linux kernel 3.15 arrived a little early than anticipated, but it looks like the final version is on track and that Linus Torvalds managed to release it with all the bells and whistles“So I ended up doing an rc8 because I was a bit worried about some last-minute dcache fixes, but it turns out that nobody seemed to even notice those. We did have other…

PlayCanvas 3D WebGL Game Engine Now Open Source

PlayCanvas is the “world’s easiest to use WebGL Game Engine”. It’s free, it’s open source and it’s backed by “amazing” developer tools. Well now isn’t this interesting. It has been worked on for the past 3 years and now it is under the MIT license, so you can pretty much do with it as you […]

A Long time Ago, in a Galaxy far, far away…

- Luke: Obi-Wan! You told me that the Macintosh was a dead platform. – Ben: Macintosh was seduced by the dark side. It ceased to truly be Apple and became an aspect of Microsoft. When that happened, the good system which was the Macintosh was destroyed. So what I have told you was true… from […]

Podcast – Elf City Design, Parts 3 & 4

This week, our podcast monkey chats with the Elf City Team about the third and fourth Design documents and the feedback they have received so far.