Monthly Archives: January 2014

LXLE Gives New Zest to Old Machines

Just when you think you have found the sweet spot with an ideal Linux desktop distro, along comes yet another version to tug at your computing heart strings. In this …

LXLE Gives New Zest to Old Machines

Just when you think you have found the sweet spot with an ideal Linux desktop distro, along comes yet another version to tug at your computing heart strings. In this …

Massive Spending on Computing Gear Underpins Google Profits

Google’s spending on infrastructure is big and getting bigger — more than doubling to $2.23 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013. [Read more]    …

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 3.2.1 "Xfce"

Paweł Pijanowski has announced the release of SparkyLinux 3.2 "Xfce" edition, the latest addition to the growing number of the project’s family of Debian-based distributions: "SparkyLinux 3.2.1 Xfce is based …

Adam Stokes: SOSreport 3.1 released

Issues resolved in this release: Closed items Enhancements: Full Python 3.x support Further modularized openstack plugins Switched the build to use pybuild Reports are generated by default Further sanitizing of …

Ronnie Tucker: Full Circle Magazine #81 escapes into the wild

Full Circle Issue #81 Full Circle - the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community are proud to announce the release of our eighty-first issue. This month: * Command & Conquer * How-To …

Former Dev Gives Gloomy Outlook On Linux Support For the Opera Browser

An anonymous reader writes “It doesn’t take a Columbo to figure out that the ‘previous employer, a small browser vendor that decided to abandon its own rendering engine and browser …

Windows XP Home Users Should Upgrade to Linux — Not Windows 8.1

The Windows XP death clock is ticking away. While Microsoft has extended support for malware protection, do not be fooled — XP will be officially unsupported on April 8. If Microsoft has …

My Other Supercomputer is a Lenovo

Over at The Register, Dan Olds writes that, with the acquisition of the x86 servers business from IBM, Lenovo is buying a spot on the Top500 list and a sizeable …

VMware’s Results Show It Competing Well Despite Open Source Threats

 VMware reported its fourth quarter earnings yesterday, and what’s remarkable is that despite a number of open source virtualization and cloud computing advancements that serve up free competition to VMware’s …