Monthly Archives: May 2015

Distribution Release: Peppermint OS Six

Mark Greaves, lead developer of the Peppermint OS distribution, has announced a new release of the Ubuntu-based distribution. Peppermint OS Six offers users an updated Linux kernel (version 3.16), the …

Charles Profitt: 1990: Copyrights and Computer Operating Systems

Interesting to look back to the past and see where the world of computing was in the past. I lived through it, but it is hard for many to believe …

Distribution Release: wattOS R9

Ronald Ropp has announced the release of a new version of wattOS Linux. The wattOS project develops a lightweight distribution, based on Ubuntu, which attempts to be energy efficient while …

Colin King: Adding perf stats to stress-ng

Over the last few weeks I have been toying with the idea of adding more performance monitoring to stress-ng so one can see how much a stress test impacts on …

Distribution Release: Tiny Core Linux 6.3

Only three weeks have passed since the 6.2 version, but the developers of Tiny Core Linux have released another update – Tiny Core Linux 6.3, the latest stable build of …

Development Release: Tanglu 3.0 Beta 1

Matthias Glumpp has announced the availability of new testing images for Tanglu 3.0. The latest beta release of the Debian-based distribution is available in three editions (KDE, GNOME and Core). …

Laura Czajkowski: Being busy and trying to prioritise your workload

I’m busy! I’ve noticed more and more that’s all people seem to say lately. As soon as you say hi how’s things? Or how have you been? It doesn’t seem …

Andrea Corbellini: Elliptic Curve Cryptography: ECDH and ECDSA

This post is the third in the series ECC: a gentle introduction. In the previous posts, we have seen what an elliptic curve is and we have defined a group …

Andrea Corbellini: Elliptic Curve Crypthograpy: ECDH and ECDSA

This post is the third in the series ECC: a gentle introduction. In the previous posts, we have seen what an elliptic curve is and we have defined a group …

Kubuntu: KDE Applications 15.04.1 Available for Kubuntu 15.04

Packages for the release of KDE Applications 15.04.1 are available for Kubuntu 15.04. You can get it from the Kubuntu Backports PPA. Bugs in the packaging should be reported to …