NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 & Linux Gaming Were Popular In May

With May coming to an end, here’s a recap of the most popular content on Phoronix over the past month…

Distribution Release: Linux Mint 17

Clement Lefebvre has announced the release of Linux Mint 17: "The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 ‘Qiana’. Linux Mint 17 is a long-term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new….

Linux Mint 17 MATE & Cinnamon Versions Officially Out

The MATE and Cinnamon editions of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” have now been officially announced… Read more at Phoronix

Bardinux 3.4 Screenshot Tour

Bardinux 3.4 is available. Bardinux, a project of the Office of Free Software at the Universidad de La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain, is a Kubuntu-based distribution. It follows Kubuntu’s long-term support release and is designed primarily for the students of the university. Read more ….

Netbook, Desktop and X Editions of Simplicity Linux 14.7 Alpha 1 Now Available

Simplicity Linux 14.7 Alpha 1, a Linux distribution based on Puppy that uses the LXDE desktop, is now available for download and testing. A stable version of this distribution was made available only a month ago, but it looks like developers are moving fast and they have now managed to release a new development version with some interesting changes. “Simplicity Linux 14.7 Alpha is now available for download in Netbook, Desktop and X Editions. It is based on Precise Puppy and uses the …

Europa Universalis IV Available with a 75% Discount on Steam for Linux

Europa Universalis IV, a historical simulation developed and published by Paradox Interactive, is now available on Steam for Linux with a 75% discount.The game is built on the Clausewitz engine, the same one powering another sim from Paradox, Crusader Kings 2, and a few other titles from the same developers.Paradox Development Studio is back with the fourth installment of the award-winning Europa Universalis series. The empire building game Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation t…

Tails 1.1 Beta 1 Secure Distro Now Has Windows 8 Comouflage Mode

Tails, a live system that aims to preserve your privacy and that helps you use the Internet anonymously, has been upgraded to version 1.1 Beta 1 and is now ready for testing.Tails is a distribution based on Debian and Tor technologies that aims to keep its users as anonymous as possible. It gained a lot more visibility after Edward Snowden said that he used exactly this Linux distribution to hide his tracks. The developers are now implementing more changes and fixes that should ensure it becom…

Documentation Updates and Random Bits

Here are some documentation updates and random bits:

TORCS 1.3.6 architecture and API documentation download
Vicente’s “Build your TORCS track in 20 minutes” tutorial download
Track tutorial by ST
Videos of race 1 and race 2 of the current TRB champio…

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” MATE Is Out, Get It Now

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” MATE has been officially announced by its developer, Clement Lefebvre, even if the distribution is already available for download since yesterday.The first two flavors for Linux Mint are always Cinnamon and MATE, so whenever a new version of this distribution is released, these two are inseparable. Unlike the Cinnamon flavor, MATE is a little more lightweight, but not by big margin.Just like Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon, the MATE version is also based on Ubuntu 14.0…

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon. Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 17 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to […]

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” MATE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” MATE. Linux Mint 17 Qiana MATE Edition Linux Mint 17 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to […]

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon Officially Released

Clement Lefebvre has officially announced that the final version for Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon has been released and is now available for download. The ISO images for Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” have been released yesterday and now the announcement for the new version has landed with more details about the operating system. The Cinnamon flavor is the first one to arrive, as usual, and is packed with a huge number of new features, various changes, and fixes. It’s …

Cloud 5: Ubuntu leads OpenStack, Microsoft partners with Salesforce and falling cloud prices

This week, we look at Ubuntu and OpenStack , Microsoft connecting with Salesforce and the true impact of falling cloud prices. Read more ….

Deep in-to Linux, Torvalds Tweets, and Top Distros

Topping the Linux news this evening is a look at the five most popular Linux distributions by ZDNet’s Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. Also tonight, Jennifer Cloer asks Linus Torvalds about the meanest tweets he’s received. And finally tonight, Jack M. Germain looks at Deepin Linux and Jack Wallen asks if Cinnamon is a worthy replacement for […]

Podcast – PMods Exposed

Our podcast monkey looks under the hood of RuneScape, focusing on the Player Moderator team.

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Is Now Available

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” is now available for download while we’re still waiting for the official announcement… Read more at Phoronix

Heartbleed-Weary Tech Firms Show OpenSSL a Little Love

Remember Heartbleed? Several weeks ago, the exposure of this security bug chilled the Internet, highlighting once again that even the seemingly unbreakable can be hacked. In the case of the Heartbleed vulnerability, encrypted data was at risk of theft. Sites potentially vulnerable to Heartbleed — from Canada’s Revenue Agency to AWS to Yahoo to Reddit — urged users to change their passwords.

Massive NVIDIA 337.25 Linux Driver Massive Update Released, New GPUs Supported

NVIDIA has just announced that a new version of its Short Lived Branch driver for the Linux platform, 337.25, has been released and is ready for download.The new driver from NVIDIA is quite an impressive one and it covers some new GPU models and numerous bug fixes for various issues and bugs.NVIDIA has three distinct driver versions that are aimed at various users and products, but this Short Lived Branch is the most updated one. This is where the NVIDIA developers make the first updates for …

Full Circle #85 hits the streets…

This month:* Command & Conquer* How-To : Python, LibreOffice, and GRUB2 Pt.1.* Graphics : Blender and Inkscape.* Review: Ubuntu 14.04 * Security Q&A * What Is: CryptoCurrency * Open Source Design * NEW! - Arduino plus: Q&A, Linux Labs, Ask The New Guy, Ubuntu Games, and a competition to win a Humble Bundle! Get it while it’s hot! […]

Paint Like Advanced Paining Program “Pinta” Reached To Stable Version 1.5

Install Pinta Image Editor in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/14.10/13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 17/16/15/14/13/other Ubuntu derivativesPinta is an open-source, cross-platform bitmap image drawing and editing program inspired by Paint.NET which aims to work as an simpler, easier-to-use alternative to GIMP. It is easy to use multi-platform painting program. Pinta is lighter, powerful and simpler than open-source image editor GIMP. […]