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Chakra 2014.05 RC 1 Screenshot Tour

Chakra 2014.05 RC 1 is now available for testing. Chakra GNU/Linux is a user-friendly and powerful distribution and live CD originally forked from Arch Linux. It features a graphical installer, automatic hardware detection and configuration, the latest KDE desktop, and a variety of tools and extras.

Allwinner octacore SoC due first on pcDuino8 SBC

LinkSprite, which hosts the open source project for Allwinner-based pcDuino single board computers, will be Allwinner’s “earliest access” partner to develop a “pcDuino8? SBC based on UltraOctaA80 (“A80?). This gives it a head start versus other open hardware projects that have focused on Allwinner’s A10 and A20 SoCs, such as and OLinuxino. The A80 […]

UltraDNS Dealing with DDoS Attack

UltraDNS said it has mitigated a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack for most of its customers after the service was held down for most of the day. “Currently, only customers utilizing a segment of UltraDNS Name Server addresses are experiencing resolution latency due to intermittent network saturation in the Western US,” said Neustar director […]

Distribution Release: OpenELEC 4.0

Stephan Raue has announced the release of OpenELEC 4.0, a major new update of the distribution designed for media centres and built for several specialist devices, such as Raspberry Pi and Apple TV: “The OpenELEC team is proud to announce OpenELEC 4.0. The team has made a huge….

Upgrade to GNOME 3.12 in Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 ships with GNOME 3.10 for a solid, stable desktop experience. But if you’re looking for the latest and greatest, here’s how to upgrade to GNOME 3.12. The post Upgrade to GNOME 3.12 in Ubuntu 14.04 first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Linuxfx Ghost 7 Screenshot Tour

Linuxfx Ghost 7 is available. Linuxfx is a new Brazilian Ubuntu-based distribution. It features an intuitive KDE desktop user interface, automatic hardware detection and configuration, support for popular multimedia codecs, and a collection of useful software for office use and media playback. Linuxfx supports Portuguese, Spanish and English languages.

Atom E3800 served up on SBC and Qseven module

Avalue announced a 3.5-inch SBC and a Qseven format COM supporting the full range of Intel Atom E3800 SoCs and equipped with a wide range of PC-style I/O. Avalue is a bit late in announcing these new embedded boards based on Intel’s 22nm Atom E3800 system-on-chip, although being on Intel’s embedded roadmap, the SoCs will […]