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Dead Island: GOTY Edition Releasedview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Do you like murdering zombies on tropical islands? Dead Island is pretty great at it and is somewhat surprisingly now available for Linux years after it was released. By far the most fun you’ll ever have brutally slashing melee weapons at zombies. Plug in a 360 pad for bonus analog control over your attacks. Dead […] (Software)

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Emacs 24.4 Releasedview story

https://www.linux.com – Version 24.4 of the Emacs editor is out.  Version 24.4 of the Emacs editor is out. New features this time around include a built-in web browser (unfortunately named "eww"), better multi-monitor support, the ability to save and restore the state of frames and windows, digital signatures on Emacs Lisp packages, access control list support, and much more. (Software)

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Distribution Release: Ubuntu 14.10view story

https://www.linux.com – Canonical has announced the release of Ubuntu 14.10, the latest version of the popular Linux distribution for desktops and servers. Canonical has announced the release of Ubuntu 14.10, the latest version of the popular Linux distribution for desktops and servers: "Ubuntu 14.10, the latest desktop release is today available for download from Canonical. (Software)

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Linux Kernel Working Towards GNU11/C11 Compatibilityview story

https://www.linux.com – For now it looks like the Linux kernel is going to explicitly declare itself as using the GNU89 dialect of the C89 standard but over time the code is being made to compile under C11... For now it looks like the Linux kernel is going to explicitly declare itself as using the GNU89 dialect of the C89 standard but over time the code is being made to compile under C11... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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Debian Is Back To Discussing Init Systems, Freedom of Choiceview story

https://www.linux.com – The init system discussion is back on in the Debian camp... A vote will be taking place in two weeks to look at preserving the "freedom of choice of init systems.".. The init system discussion is back on in the Debian camp... A vote will be taking place in two weeks to look at preserving the "freedom of choice of init systems.".. Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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Rise of Linux – a Hacker’s Historyview story

https://www.linux.com – Richard Hillesley looks back to the halcyon days of software hacking to explore the origin of the spirit of Linux. The original code of Linux was written for fun, or in Eric Raymond’s phrase, to ‘scratch the itch’ of Linus Torvalds, and later to satisfy the enthusiasm and programming itch of an assortment of hackers and hobbyists who, for the most part, had grown up i (Software)

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GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 10th, 2014view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – = Minutes for Friday, October 10th, 2014, 16:00 UTC = Next meeting due on October 24th, 2014 at 16:00 UTC == Attending == * Ekaterina Gerasimova * Rosanna Yuen * Marina Zhurakhinskaya * Jeff Fortin * Karen Sandler * Andrea Veri * Sriram Ramkrishna == Missing == * Tobias Mueller == Board meeting == Congratulations to the GNOME Community for releasing GNOME 3.14 and the board thanks t (Software)

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GNOME Developer Comes Up With New Animated Image Formatview story

https://www.linux.com – Jasper St. Pierre who we're usually talking about on Phoronix due to his GNOME contributions related to Wayland support, shared today he's come up with a new animated image format to compete with GIF... Jasper St. (Software)

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Linux 3.19 To Have Skylake Graphics, PPGTT Enablementview story

https://www.linux.com – Now that Linux 3.18-rc1 is out, Intel's Open-Source Technology Center developers responsible for their graphics driver work have begun submitting their changes to drm-next for landing with Linux 3.19... Now that Linux 3.18-rc1 is out, Intel's Open-Source Technology Center developers responsible for their graphics driver work have begun submitting their changes to drm-next for landing with Linux (Software)

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Five Best Linux Desktop Environmentsview story

https://www.linux.com – Whether you're customizing your Linux install or choosing a distro to go with, one of your many options is the desktop environment you use. Whether you're customizing your Linux install or choosing a distro to go with, one of your many options is the desktop environment you use. There are tons to choose from, all with different benefits and features. (Software)

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Users/Developers Threatening Fork Of Debian GNU/Linuxview story

https://www.linux.com – In light of Debian's outlook for using systemd by default, a group of users/developers/administrators are talking about forking Debian GNU/Linux... In light of Debian's outlook for using systemd by default, a group of users/developers/administrators are talking about forking Debian GNU/Linux... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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Wine 1.7.29 (Development Version) Released – Install in Red Hat and Debian Based Systemsview story

https://www.linux.com – Wine, a most popular and powerful open source application for Linux, that used to run Windows based applications and games on Linux Platform without any trouble. Wine, a most popular and powerful open source application for Linux, that used to run Windows based applications and games on Linux Platform without any trouble. (Software)