The open source community is “quite a sick place to be in,” said Red Hat engineer and Systemd developer Lennart Poettering. “The open source community is full of [assh*les], and I probably more than most others am one of their most favorite targets,” Poettering added. “I get hate mail for hacking on open source. People have started multiple ‘petitions’ …. asking me to stop working.
It’s a fact of life in virtually every community that there will be countless daily distractions — news announcements, controversies, squabbles — that take up the majority of our time and energy, leaving little for the big picture. The Linux community is no exception. That’s why it was such a relief to see a post recently that struck directly to the core of all that is FOSS.
RuneFest this year is bigger than ever, and we have even more live streams running! So whether attending or not, you’ll still be able to get involved.
Tune into our latest RuneScape podcast and find out more about Vic the Trader and his bonus XP-swapping venture – the Swap Shop.
The latest RuneScape community news, wrapped up with RuneFest meet-ups, in-game events and superb artwork and videos.
Join us for a live-streamed teaser of four new pieces of RuneScape content, coming to the RuneScape Twitch channel on 1st October, 4pm BST!
There’s just never a dull moment here in the Linux blogosphere, and the last week or so has been a perfect illustration. Not only did the Shellshock bug hit the proverbial fan, but the ever-burning Systemd flames flared even brighter, thanks to the addition of some fresh fuel. The Debian team has decided to make the GNOME desktop default again — and Systemd is at least part of the reason.
Your Elf City questions, answered, by our brave band of JMods. Listen to the latest RuneScape podcast now!
Prifddinas is here, and we want to know what you think. Head to Reddit, Twitter or RuneScape’s forums this week and ask all your burning questions.
Well autumn is nigh upon us here in the Northern reaches of the Linux blogosphere, and any day now the a/c will downshift to “medium” over at the Broken Windows Lounge. Oktoberfest ales are selling like hotcakes, and more than a few bloggers are rejoicing at the end of the Dog Days in fact — but for the recent arrival of a sad bit of news: Developer Jeff Hoogland is leaving Bodhi Linux.
We had over 430 entries to our Quest Film Poster competition to win a 42″ Sony TV, and now it’s time to announce our winner!
Prifddinas has now opened its doors, and our JMods are on hand to answer your post-release questions in this Q&A live stream.
Win a year’s membership by entering our new competition, centred all around the beauty of Prifddinas.
Mod Matthe meets with Mods Timbo and Deg to talk runes, wax and Wizard ‘No Relation to Whoopi’ Goldberg in today’s RuneScape podcast.
Videos, events and some truly epic tailoring abound in the Community Chronicle – bringing you the latest RuneScape Community news.
Prifdinnas is almost here! Before the gates open, the team behind the elf city are on hand to walk you through all it has to offer.
Find out which elven clan is your spiritual home in our new Facebook quiz!
Fires may be easy to start, but putting them out is a different matter. Case in point: the Systemd inferno. What started a few weeks ago as a relatively straightforward controversy over an oft-debated technology Visit the VMware Tech Center has now virtually blown up in Linux fans’ faces. The latest flareup? None other than the suggestion that Linux be split in two.
Double XP Weekend is coming your way this November. Start getting ready now!
MMG talks to the RuneScape Community