Linux Gamers Have More Choices Than Ever

After a number of years of remaining woefully behind other platforms, Linux is starting to be a gaming platform to take seriously. Late last year, I covered comments from Lars Gustavsson, a creative director for EA Digital Illusions CE (DICE), the Electronic Arts studio that does the Battlefield series, on the topic of Linux games. […]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Erste Beta des “Trusty Tahr”

Die Ubuntu-Derivate Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu und Ubuntu-Gnome haben die erste Beta der kommenden LTS-Version 14.04 mit einigen Neuerungen veröffentlicht. Read more at H-online

Phoronix Linux Gaming Coverage At GDC 2014

It turns out I’ll be out at the Game Developers’ Conference for two days in March to look at AMD’s happenings and their greater Linux focus…

MWC Update – Hope for the Future

Hello Mozillians and friends of Mozilla! A departing note from Mobile World Congress where we’ve been asking the questions and having the conversations that advance the opportunities for Firefox OS in 2014. While the efforts to deliver the devices and … Continue reading

eVGA GeForce GTX 750 “Maxwell” On Ubuntu Linux

After last week delivering the first NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti “Maxwell” Linux review, today at Phoronix we’re looking at the GeForce GTX 750 (non-Ti) under Ubuntu Linux using an eVGA GTX 750 1GB model. Read more at Phoronix

Debian TC Won’t Pass Resolution Over Init System Coupling

Since the Debian technical committee decided they will use systemd over Upstart, the latest vote on their agenda was over init system coupling and how Debian developers maintaining packages should deal with different init systems or what guidance the t…

GNOME’s GTK+ Gains Google CloudPrint Support

A new feature that’s landed for GNOME 3.12 is GTK+ now supporting Google’s CloudPrint service…

Genode OS 14.02 Gains VirtualBox, NetBSD FS Support

The latest release of the Genode OS Framework is out today and it has two primary new features for its latest version…

Kubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

Kubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 is available for testing. The KDE Applications 4.12.2 suite release has dozens of bug fixes. Muon 2.2 Alpha 1 is the first step towards a new version of Kubuntu’s software store. The previous Additional Drivers application is being replaced by the all new Driver Manager. The manager allows you to install […]

Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

The Xubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 1. This is the first beta towards the final LTS release, and with it we have landed a lot of new features and improvements we’ve been preparing since the last LTS release two years ago. The highlights of this release include: Light […]

Enlightenment’s Evas Gains A DRM Display Engine

The Enlightenment Foundation Libraries’ Evas canvas library now has a DRM engine for interfacing directly with the Linux kernel’s Direct Rendering Manager drivers…

Create Classy Slow Motion Videos In Linux With slowmoVideo

slowmoVideo is a Qt application for Linux and Windows that can be used to create beautiful slow motion videos. But don’t think all it does is change the video playback speed! The tool can smoothly slow down and speed up the video with optional motion blur.The application is not new and is actually quite popular, […]

Wayland Still To Be A “Tech Preview” In GNOME 3.12

While a lot of headway has been made during the GNOME 3.10 and 3.12 development cycles for allowing the GNOME Shell and rest of the desktop run natively on Wayland without a hard dependency on X11, it was decided that enabling the Wayland support by de…

Using mount –bind To Move The Website And Email Directory Of a ISPConfig 3 Server To a New Directory

Use mount –bind To Move The Website And Email Directory Of a ISPConfig 3 Server To a New Directory
In the following guide, I will explain the procedure on how to move the email and website directory of a ISPConfig 3 installation to…

New Linux Container Virtualization Technology from Docker

New Linux Container Virtualization Technology from Docker

The Docker, new container-based virtualization tech startup has started it’s venture to the server virtualization industry by offering their newest version of the software, the Docker 0.8. The company has been known for their production of a faster alternative when it comes to running virtual machines over that of hypervisors.

Canonical Updates the Kernel Package of Ubuntu 12.10

The Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Linux operating system received a kernel update, which fixes four vulnerabilities found in the upstream Linux 3.5 kernel packages by various developers.

Thanks to Vasily Kulikov, it was discovered that an unprivileged local user could access sensitive information from the kernel memory because of a flaw in the Linux kernel’s implementation of ptrace.

Fabian Yamaguchi and Nico Golde discovered a flaw in Linux kernel’s debugfs file sy…

Evince Document Viewer App Removes Support for SMClient

The GNOME Project has released the first Beta version of the forthcoming Evince 3.12 application for the GNOME desktop environment, which allows users to view all kinds of documents.

Evince 3.12 Beta 1 removes support for the SMClient service, renames the “Open a Copy” action from the gear menu to “View in New Window,” adds tooltips to the toolbar menus, and introduces a close button for the Search bar.

Moreover, the History buttons are now in…

Shuttleworth says Ubuntu is sticking with MySQL

Other Linux distributions are moving to MariaDB for their default database management system, but Ubuntu is standing by Oracle’s MySQL. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explains why. Read more ….

Flavors of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr Beta 1 Have Been Released | Download

The upcoming long term support release of Ubuntu is almost here, Today, Ubuntu teams officially announced the Beta 1 freeze for Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Studio and Ubuntu Gnome. Check beta 1 highlights and download links down below. Beta 1 freeze means no more new features to be added in these releases, in the mean […]

GLX_MESA_query_renderer Support Comes To All Drivers

GLX_MESA_query_renderer is the extension devised by Mesa developers for universally exposing details of the system’s OpenGL driver, GPU, and system information in order to assist game developers, among other OpenGL developers. Patches have finally emer…