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Samsung Properly Open-Sources exFAT File-Systemview story

https://www.linux.com – Back in June, Phoronix was the first to report of a native exFAT file-system implementation for Linux that appeared on GitHub. It later turned out that Samsung accidentally leaked their exFAT source code. (Software)

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GNOME Display Settings Now Working On Waylandview story

https://www.linux.com – In addition to the Hawaii Weston Shell update and better touch input support on Weston, there's some more good news for Wayland: the GNOME Display Settings is now working on Wayland via a new Dbus interface... In addition to the Hawaii Weston Shell update and better touch input support on Weston, there's some more good news for Wayland: the GNOME Display Settings is now working on Wayland via a (Software)

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Qt 5.2 Planned For November Release, KF5 Featuresview story

https://www.linux.com – With the Qt 5.1 release being one month behind us, Lars Knoll at Digia has begun announcing some of his Qt 5.2 plans. This next update to the Qt5 platform is expected to officially arrive in November and with it will come new features, including for the enablement of KDE... With the Qt 5.1 release being one month behind us, Lars Knoll at Digia has begun announcing some of his Qt 5.2 plans. (Software)

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GNOME: GUADEC 2013 Talks Available to View Onlineview story

http://www.gnome.org – GUADEC, the GNOME annual European conference, wrapped up last week in Brno, Czech Republic. Over the course of the core conference days, there was a total of 42 talks on a range of subjects, including technological developments and plans, design, and community outreach. There were also two sessions of short "lightning talks" as well as the GNOME Foundation Annual General Meeting. (Software)

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Optimizing Preemption in the Linux Kernelview story

https://www.linux.com – The kernel's lowest-level primitives can be called thousands of times (or more) every second, so, as one might expect, they have been ruthlessly optimized over the years. To do otherwise would be to sacrifice some of the system's performance needlessly. (Software)

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GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of July 31st, 2013view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – wiki: https://wiki.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20130731 = Minutes for Meeting of July 31st, 2013, UTC = == Next Meeting == * Tuesday, August 13th, 2013, 16:00 UTC == Attending == * Rosanna Yuen * Andreas Nilsson * Joanmarie Diggs * Tobias Mueller * Karen Sandler * Shaun !McCance (remote) * Ekaterina Gerasimova * Marina Zhurakhinskaya * Sriram Ramkrishna * Emmanuele Bassi * Bas (Software)

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Run Windows Apps on Both OS X & Linux with CrossOver 12.5view story

https://www.linux.com – Don't want to dual-boot your Mac or Linux PC to run one or two Windows apps? Don't want to install a full virtual operating system for them? CodeWeaver's latest version of CrossOver 12.5 may be just what you want. Don't want to dual-boot your Mac or Linux PC to run one or two Windows apps? Don't want to install a full virtual operating system for them? (Software)

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4.11 Release of Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Development Platformview story

http://dot.kde.org – Dot Categories: KDE Official News The KDE Community is proud to announce the latest major updates to the Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Development Platform delivering new features and fixes while readying the platform for further evolution. The Plasma Workspaces 4.11 will receive long term support as the team focuses on the technical transition to Frameworks 5. (Software)

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John Carmack leaves id Software for Oculusview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – id software lost company president Todd Hollenshead earlier this year, and just after the most recent QuakeCon legendary developer John Carmack has announced his departure. The blog for Oculus, the company behind the popular Oculus Rift VR headset, has this quote from Carmack: I have fond memories of the development work that led to a [...] (Software)

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GNOME: GUADEC 2013, Day 3view story

http://www.gnome.org – GUADEC is still going here in Brno. The conference has switched modes from days of presentations to a busy schedule of working sessions. This is the first of our reports on what happened over the weekend, starting with Saturday 3rd August. As the temperature continued to rise, the conference continued at full force. A drone was seen flying around the venue, and attracted a lot of attention. (Software)

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GNOME: Meet GUADEC 2013view story

http://www.gnome.org – There's a motto in the GNOME Project: "GNOME is people". GUADEC is the best place to experience that first hand: it is our chance to spend time with and enjoy the company of contributors. Meet GUADEC 2013. (Software)

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Development: GNOME 3.9.5 Development Releaseview story

http://permalink.gmane.org – GNOMEtters & GNOMErs, the latest development update before our planned freezes and beta release for GNOME 3.1o is finally available. I know, better and bigger things are now happening in Brno, but allow me to introduce you one or two changes. This is the first release including GStreamer 1.1 with feature additions for the API and ABI of our favourite multimedia framework. We have an updated (Software)