Well, it happened. We knew it was possible; the signs were all there — but more than a few of us were still holding out hope. “Things will surely get better,” we thought. Then the news came. The rumored Debian fork has now become real, and its name is “Devuan.” Dev-what, you may say? “I hate the name; I love the idea,” said Hyperlogos blogger Martin Espinoza.
It’s not easy to stand by and watch a relationship in trouble. First there’s the constant bickering, the growing sense of distance, the discontented grumbling. Next, there are the wandering eyes and intentions, and the seeking out of greener pastures. For many longtime Linux users, the past few months have resembled the first phase of breakdown as the Systemd Inferno has blazed higher and higher.
Holidays are coming… Holidays are coming… welcome to the super special Christmas edition of the Community Chronicle!
Christmas has arrived and we’re here to help get you into the festive spirit with a whole host of exciting community activities, competitions and events.
It’s been a great run, but all good things must end. Or at least, upgrade to a greater thing. Since Mageia 3 was released in May 2013 our packaging and security teams have provided hundreds of updates (actually 1136 source packages … Continue reading →
Well Thanksgiving week is upon us here in the land of stars and stripes, and in anticipation of all the social events soon to besiege us, more than a few Linux bloggers have been practicing keeping their favorite barstools warm down at the blogosphere’s Punchy Penguin Saloon. How chilly would those stools get if we were all flitting here and there from this party to that? It would be truly unkind.
As you all know, we can’t maintain Mageia releases forever. And it’s time to say goodbye to Mageia 3. After Wednesday the 26th of November, this release won’t benefit from any more security or bugfix updates. This will allow QA … Continue reading →
FOSS fans perhaps may be excused if they’ve felt a bit confused over the past few days. Dizziness, headaches and vertigo also have been common. What strange new ailment is this, you might ask? Well, it’s no ailment — but that doesn’t mean it’s any simpler to remedy. The cause is none other than the news that Microsoft is open sourcing .Net and also expanding it to run on Linux and Mac OS.
Mod Osborne and Mod MattHe chat about part 2 of Prifddinas – the glorious elf city.
It’s no secret that the Linux community has been in a state of upheaval these last few months, thanks to a little piece of technology known as “Systemd.” It not only has been divisive, but also has been distracting us from more important matters. Need an example? Here you go: When was the last time you participated in a rousing revival of the good old “Year of Linux on the Desktop” debate?
The Podcast Monkey, Mod MattHe, talks to Mod Moltare, Mod Asherz, Mod Raven and Mod Michelle about the new Community Development team.
The 2014 results are in for the Jagex Clan Cup, including all the mini cups.
Berlin, November 5, 2014 – The Document Foundation announces Certification for LibreOffice Migrations and LibreOffice Training Professionals, open to TDF Members until April 2015 and then to all free software advocates. Details are available at http://www.documentfoundation.org/certification. “LibreOffice Certification is an absolute first for a community based project, and has been developed adapting existing best practices […]
Join us on our Twitch channel on the 7th for a live streamed sneak peak at the Elf City Part 2, and again on the 11th for a Q&A with Mod Mark.
Halloween has come and gone here in the Northern reaches of the Linux blogosphere, but for those of us paying attention, few things could be more frightful than the bloodshed now occurring in Debian’s civil war. The streets of the blogosphere are filled with smoke; conversations are getting drowned out by the din of gunfire; and glasses are perpetually rattling down at the Punchy Penguin Saloon.
Tune into our Twitch channel this weekend for the grand finale of the Clan Cup!
News, vids and events from the RuneScape Community, plus some changes to the Community Chronicle itself.
Get ready for a weekend of double XP with the whole RuneScape community, including live streaming and prizes to go with the XP goodness.
Donate to your choice of three charities through the Well of Goodwill – open until 30th November. Pick up two new in-game titles while you’re at it!
Well it seems no matter how loudly we here in the Linux blogosphere try to hum a happy tune or discuss cheerful FOSS matters, we just can’t seem to drown out the shouts and screams coming from those standing too close to the Systemd Inferno. Stand back, people! It’s dangerous! The embers, of course, had been hot for some time already before the blaze flared sky-high a few months ago.