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Halo 4 backend, SuperTuxKart, and more

Hello, gaming fans! In this week’s edition, we take a look at Halo 4 backend, SuperTuxKart, Godot engine 1.0, and news on Linux game releases! Open source and Linux games…

Defending the Free Linux World

The Open Invention Network, or OIN, is waging a global campaign to keep Linux out of harm’s way in patent litigation. Its efforts have resulted in more than 1,000 companies…

Development Release: Elive 2.5.0 (Beta)

Samuel Baggen has announced the release of Elive 2.5.0, the latest build in the long line of development releases that characterise this Debian-based distribution with Enlightenment 17: “The Elive team…

Docker CTO Solomon Hykes to Devs: Have It Your Way

Docker has moved from an obscure Linux project to one of the most popular open source technologies in cloud computing. Project developers have witnessed millions of Docker Engine downloads. Hundreds…

​Free software GNU/Linux laptop in development

There are lots of Linux laptops, but none that have the Free Software Foundation’s blessings. That may change. Latest topics for ZDNet in Linux

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How Linux containers can solve a problem for defense virtualization

As the virtualization of U.S. defense agencies commences, the technology’s many attributes—and drawbacks—are becoming apparent. Virtualization has enabled users to pack more computing power in a smaller space than ever…

Red Hat joins the IBM Power8 party

Back in September, IBM and SUSE announced a partnership making SUSE Enterprise Linux available on IBM’s Power8 based systems. Now it’s Red Hat’s turn. Is it time to consider a…

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 14.12

Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 14.12, the latest update of the project’s Gentoo-based distribution with editions for desktops (KDE or Xfce), servers and media centres: “We…

Should We All Be Contributing to FOSS?

It’s surely a testament to the shocking nature of the recent news about Devuan that the Linux blogosphere has been a rather quiet place of late. Yes, there was last…

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The Perfect Desktop – Linux Mint 17.1 (Qiana)

The Perfect Desktop – Linux Mint 17.1 (Qiana) This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 17.1 (Qiana) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows…