Distribution Release: Webconverger 26.0

Kai Hendry has announced the release of Webconverger 26.0, a new update of the specialist distribution designed for web-only computers – now with Firefox 32.0: "Webconverger 26 release. Highlights of …

Distribution Release: KNOPPIX 7.4.1

Klaus Knopper has released KNOPPIX 7.4.1, a bug-fix update of the project’s Debian-based live CD/DVD that provides the LXDE (default), GNOME 3.12 and KDE 4.13.3 desktops, as well as a …

Samsung to accelerate the pace of Tizen based Business from Next Year

Tizen Experts:  Samsung Electronics are looking at releasing Tizen TV as well as other other home appliances that will use the Tizen Operating System early next year, in fact we …

Graphics Driver Changes Coming In The Linux 3.18 Kernel

While the Linux 3.17 kernel isn’t being released for a few weeks, we already have a good idea for the DRM graphics driver improvements coming for the Linux 3.18 cycle…

MIPS-Based Android Wear Watch Starts at $125

A “Com 1″ Indiegogo project is the first Android Wear smartwatch to use a Ingenics MIPS SoC. The watch offers IP67 waterproofing, WiFi, and a $125 price. The Com 1, …

Statement on SUSE’s Recent Merger Announcement

There are no changes planned for the SUSE business structure and leadership. There is no need for any action by the openSUSE Project as a result of this announcement. 

Business as Usual for openSUSE

The openSUSE project has posted a statement on how things will change after Attachmate’s merger with Micro Focus. In short, they don’t think anything will change. “Business as Usual: There …

Garrett: ACPI, Kernels and Contracts with Firmware

Matthew Garrett writes about the challenges faced by the developers working on ACPI-based ARM systems. “Somebody is going to need to take responsibility for tracking ACPI behaviour and incrementing the …

Systemd for Developers I

Lennart Poettering sheds some light on one of the most important APIs in systemd: socket activation.

AMD, Canonical Deliver Ubuntu-based OpenStack Server Solution

Canonical just keeps deepening its commitment to the OpenStack cloud computing platform, to the point where a lot of people who are loyal to the company for its Linux roots …