The Enlightenment Foundation Libraries’ Evas canvas library now has a DRM engine for interfacing directly with the Linux kernel’s Direct Rendering Manager drivers.
A new feature that’s landed for GNOME 3.12 is GTK+ now supporting Google’s CloudPrint service.
Lubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 is available. Lubuntu is a fast, lightweight and energy-saving variant of Ubuntu using the LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) desktop. It is intended to have low-resource system requirements and is designed primarily for netbooks, mobile devices and older PCs.
Newark Element14′s $79, Linux-ready “SAMA5D3 Xplained” SBC showcases Atmel’s SAMA5D3 processor, with features like dual LAN ports and Arduino compatibility. Last year we saw two Linux-supported, SODIMM-style computer-on-modules based on the Atmel SAMA5D3 system-on-chip: the Glomation GECM-5100 and the ShiraTech AT-501. Now, in collaboration with Atmel, Newark Element14 has delivered an open source “SAMA5D3 Xplained” […]
Not unlike Hunter S. Thompson’s drug-addled road trip to Las Vegas to cover the Mint 500 figuring out intellectual property in technology is a wild ride. I thought about this for a while and since I am not a lawyer (IANAL) especially not one of the caliber of Dr. Gonzo’s sidekick lawyer Raoul Duke so […]
In common with every other ARM-based SoC, using the VideoCore IV 3d graphics core on the Pi requires a block of closed-source binary driver code (a “blob”) which talks to the hardware. In our case, this blob runs on the VPU vector processor of the BCM2835 (the SOC or System On a Chip at the […]
Although the Head Up Display (HUD) will remain the default, Canonical will be bringing back the local menus as an option.
Flavio Moringa has announced the release of Linux Caixa Mágica 21, a new stable version of the Portuguese project’s Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution with GNOME Shell. This release provides some interesting enhancements, such as built-in file synchronisation with remote online storage services, including Google Drive and Dropbox. It….
Around two in five people who fall victim to CryptoLocker have agreed to pay a ransom of around ?300 to recover their files, according to a survey of victims.
The Ubuntu developers are overhauling the ‘Scopes’ feature in Ubuntu. Improving security, privacy, and adding new features.The post Ubuntu Developers overhaul ‘Scopes’ feature appeared first on Muktware.
The Tor Project announced they will be building an anonymous..The post Take back your communication with Tor instant messenger appeared first on Muktware.
While a lot of headway has been made during the GNOME 3.10 and 3.12 development cycles for allowing the GNOME Shell and rest of the desktop run natively on Wayland without a hard dependency on X11, it was decided that enabling the Wayland support by default will not happen now until at least GNOME 3.14. […]
Following last week’s release of the official edition of Manjaro Linux 0.8.9, a set of seven new community-built flavours are now also available: “Our official releases went very well, but we aren’t stopping there. We’ve now finished all of our community editions, which include Fluxbox, MATE, Cinnamon, GNOME,….
Door Kickers is a fantastic indie game for Linux gamers to own. It mixes strategy and action with squad-based tactics.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation, with help from chipmaker Broadcom, is laying out a path toward an open source graphics driver for the tiny computer. Broadcom today “announced the release of full documentation for the VideoCore IV graphics core, and a complete source release of the graphics stack under a 3-clause BSD license,” Raspberry Pi creator […]