Monday Mar 3
Oh No, Mageia has Lost its Magic
In this morning's Distrowatch Weekly Jesse Smith reviews Mageia 4 and says he was disappointed in it.
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Fri Feb 28, 2014
Silly Names, GNOME Wayland, & SUSE Growth
Today's highlights include another silly-names-of-open-source post, this time by Bryan Lunduke.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
First Beta of Epiphany 3.12 Web Browser Brings a Revamped Location Bar
The first Beta release of the upcoming Epiphany 3.12 web browser application that's part of the GNOME desktop environment has been released with many interesting features, several bugfixes, and updated translations.
Bad Voltage Season 1 Episode 10: Midnight Throne Travels
Whistleblowing. In the light of the Snowden and Manning revelations, is whistleblowing a good idea, what's available to protect whistleblowers from problems, and do we need to protect against those motivated by malice? Miguel de Icaza, head of Xamarin and past founder of the Gnome and Mono projects, talks about why he was singled out as a ... (more)
Fri Feb 21, 2014
GNOME Sanity, FAQ, and Gaming Options
Today's newsfeeds were bountiful indeed. Muktware is running a comparison of gaming option for us Linux users.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
gNewSense 3.1: The FSF-approved Linux distro that's stuck in 2010
Were you happy with your Linux desktop system circa 2010? Is strict adherence to Software Freedom highly important to you? If you answered yes to either of those questions then gNewSense , which just released version 3.1 , may be the perfect Linux distribution for you.
Status of GNOME 3 on OpenBSD
It's been a while since I wanted to write something about the state of GNOME as a day-to-day Desktop on OpenBSD.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Classic Desktops, KDE Changes, and Photoshop
Today's stroll around the newsfeeds netted an article by Bruce Byfield asking just what makes a classic Linux desktop classic .
GNOME 3.12 Removes Support for MD-RAID Because It Never Really Worked Well
GNOME Disk Utility 3.11 removes support for MD-RAID, supports GTK+ 3.10.0 or later, uses CSD and GtkHeaderBar, media icon , as well as flat list in device tree.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Chrome OS and Android may be top desktop Linux distros in 2014
Today in Open Source: Will Chrome OS and Android dominate the 2014 Linux desktop? Plus: Red Flag Linux bites the dust, and an anatomy of a Linux system Chrome OS and Android Desktop ZDNet has an interesting slideshow of potential top Linux distros for 2014.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Upcoming Features of GNOME 3.12
Therefore, GNOME 3.12 will be the first release to fully support the modern Wayland display server, as well as the first release with a fully working version of the GNOME Software app that was introduced in GNOME 3.10 as a preview.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Why you should dual-boot SteamOS and Windows 7
Today in Open Source: Dual-boot SteamOS on your computer. Plus: KDE wins desktop Linux poll, and what if Linus had gone to Apple? Dual-boot SteamOS on your computer Tom's Guide has an excellent tutorial on how to dual-boot SteamOS and Windows 7. With help from the third-party developers on the open-source project Ye OldeSteamOSe, Valve has recently ... (more)
Wed Feb 12, 2014
GNOME's Web Browser Introduces a New History Window
Epiphany 3.11.4 comes with a new history window, adds one-process-per-tab multi-process support, forces the pop-up windows to respect the window properties, and uses header bars in dialogs.