Colin King: comparing gcc 4.9.1 with 5.1.1 with CPU stressors

As simple experiment, I thought it would be interesting to investigate stress-ng compiled with GCC 4.9.1 and GCC 5.1.1 in terms of computational improvement and power consumption on various CPU …

Riccardo Padovani: My new bazaar workflow

This weekend I went to DUCC-IT, an italian event about Debian, Ubuntu and all the opensource world. The event was great with a lot of interesting talks. But the best …

How to Install Zimbra 8.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Server

The Zimbra Collaboration Server is a mail server, collaborative web application and a web based admin console in a single application. It provides LDAP, antivirus, antispam, collaboration features and ajax …

You’ll Soon Be Able To Share Your Smartphone GPS With Linux Desktop Apps

A GNOME desktop apps will soon be able to get location data from Android phones. A Google Summer of Code project is aiming to create a bridge that uses an Android smartphone …

Rafael Carreras: Vivid release party in Terrassa

Catalan LoCo Team celebrated on May 9th release party of the next Ubuntu version, in this case, 15.04 Vivid Vervet. Sorry abaout the delay reporting. This time, we went to Terrassa, …

Distribution Release: Webconverger 30.0

Kai Hendry has announced the availability of Webconverger 30.0, a major new update of the specialist Linux distribution made for web kiosks. This is the project’s first release that is …

How to do simple screencasting on Linux

There are many screencasting solutions for Linux users to choose from nowadays and more tools pop out every day to cover this special need. Although many suffer from performance issues, …

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 611

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Exploring Kubuntu 15.04News: openSUSE adopts Plasma 5, Neil McGovern discusses DPL tasks and recent Linux kernels hit with ext4 bugTips and tricks: Ubuntu’s Snappy …

Stuart Langridge: Unhappy about SPA frameworks

I’ve been looking at single-page-app frameworks and not keen on any of them. The list at http://todomvc.com/ has a bunch, and I think I’ve rejected them all — I concede …