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Earlier this month, I spent a day working in the throwback world of DOS. More specifically, it was FreeDOS version 1.1, the open source version of the long-defunct Microsoft MS-DOS operating system.
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One of AMD's tenets to their evolution in the hardware is that adoption of HSA, or heterogeneous software acceleration needs to be pushed more into the public sphere.
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The recent release of Ubuntu 14.04 Long Term Support/LTS proves to us once again that it doesn't matter if you're Oracle, Microsoft, or Canonical: Bringing a fleet of products into new release revision synch is tough.
Just look in linux forums and see the amount of members. Open source, anybody can make apps and put them on websites to be downloaded with out anybody's approval.
The release of LibreSSL's 2.0.x series is the first to officially support running on operating systems other than OpenBSD, with "various versions" of Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD now supported.
According to the changelog, Linux kernel 3.2.61 is a quite big release that introduces better support for the x86, ARM, PowerPC, s390 and MIPS architectures, improves support for the EXT4, ReiserFS, Btrfs, NFS and UBIFS file systems, fixes random networking and sound issues, and includes a plethora of updated drivers .
Windows is my operating system of choice, and it's the one I used every single day.
Jane Silber is the CEO of Canonical, a 650-employee software company best known for two things.
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SmartOS is an open-source UNIX-like operating system based on illumos, a community fork of OpenSolaris.
Canonical is a 650-employee software company best known for its version of the Linux operating system.
In the thank-God-it's-Friday edition of our Linux news recap, Swapnil Bhartiya makes a video of KDE Plasma 5 in action.
However, I still field plenty of questions from lots of people about this, and a lot of the time, it's extremely simple stuff: "What is X?" "How does it interact with my graphics card and mouse/keyboard?" "What do apps use X for?" "What is Wayland, and how does it fit into the picture?" "What problems did X have that made us want to write new ... (more)
Contributed by tbert on Fri Jul 11 20:18:36 2014 from the doesn't-run-on-windows-3.1 dept.
In Abundance , I wrote about my friend Rob McEwen, chairman of Goldcorp, who literally mined his data for gold bullion.
In today's open source roundup: Microsoft may be ready to move on from Windows. Plus: CentOS 7 released, and a review of Makulu Linux 6 with MATE 1.8 Windows has been synonymous with Microsoft for as long as I can remember.
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