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Blender 2.69 Gets A Halloween Releaseview story

https://www.linux.com – Blender 2.69 is now out as the latest release of the open-source 3D modelling software... Blender 2.69 is now out as the latest release of the open-source 3D modelling software... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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KDE Commit-Digest for 13th October 2013view story

http://dot.kde.org – Dot Categories: DeveloperIn this week's KDE Commit-Digest: (Software)

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GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 15th, 2013view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – wiki: https://wiki.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20131015 = Minutes for Tuesday, October 15th, 2013, 16:00 UTC = == Next Meeting == * Tuesday, October 29th, 2013, 16:00 UTC == Attending == * Rosanna Yuen * Andreas Nilsson * Karen Sandler * Marina Zhurakhinskaya * Emmanuele Bassi * Sriram Ramkrishna * Tobias Mueller === Regrets === * Ekaterina Gerasimova * Joanmarie Diggs === Mis (Software)

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Windows 8.1 vs. Linux Benchmark Results Are Comingview story

https://www.linux.com – Coming as soon as later today will be benchmark results comparing the performance of Microsoft Windows 8.1 against Linux in various graphics-focused workloads for Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA hardware... Coming as soon as later today will be benchmark results comparing the performance of Microsoft Windows 8.1 against Linux in various graphics-focused workloads for Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA hardware... (Software)

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[$] A Look at the 3.12 Development Cycleview story

https://www.linux.com – As of this writing, the 3.12-rc6 prepatch has been released, Linus seems happy with the state of the kernel, and, in general, there are few reports of problems on the mailing lists. If things continue to stabilize, the 3.12 cycle might be a short one, even by recent standards. (Software)

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Digia becomes Patron of KDE eVview story

http://dot.kde.org – We are happy to announce that Digia is joining KDE e.V. as a Patron. (Software)

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Mark Shuttleworth Labels Mir Opponents 'the Open Source Tea Party'view story

https://www.linux.com –  Ubuntu Daddy Mark Shuttleworth has labelled folks who oppose Mir, the replacement for X Windows dropped from the recently-released Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, “the Open Source Tea Party”.…... Ubuntu Daddy nods to Reg, reveals Ubuntu 14.04 will be 'Trusty Tahr' Ubuntu Daddy Mark Shuttleworth has labelled folks who oppose Mir, the replacement for X Windows dropped from the recently-rele (Software)

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Armada DRM Driver Called In For Linux 3.13 Kernelview story

https://www.linux.com – The Armada DRM display driver for Marvell "Dove" devices is being queued up for hopeful inclusion into the Linux 3.13 kernel... The Armada DRM display driver for Marvell "Dove" devices is being queued up for hopeful inclusion into the Linux 3.13 kernel... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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Development: GNOME 3.10.1 Releaseview story

http://permalink.gmane.org – Hello all, Here comes GNOME 3.10.1, the first update to GNOME 3.10, it includes many fixes, various improvements, and translation updates over 3.10.0, we hope you'll enjoy it. We won't end it here, we will soon publish the schedule for our next releases, and a first development release, 3.11.1, should also soon hit the streets. For more information about the major changes in GNOME 3.10, please (Software)

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Stallman: How Much Surveillance Can Democracy Withstand?view story

https://www.linux.com – The current level of general surveillance in society is incompatible with human rights. To recover our freedom and restore democracy, we must reduce surveillance to the point where it is possible for whistleblowers of all kinds to talk with journalists without being spotted. (Software)

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VirtualBox 4.3 Lets You Run Many Cutting-Edge Platforms at Onceview story

https://www.linux.com – It's been interesting to watch which components of Sun Microsystems' portfolio of products--many of which were open source projects--Oracle has chosen to embrace or abandon since its acquisition of Sun. One project that it hasn't jettisoned is VirtualBox, which has just arrived in a new version 4.3. (Software)

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Liquorix 3.11 Kernel Benchmarksview story

https://www.linux.com – It's been several kernel releases since last benchmarking the Liquorix kernel, an optimized version of the Linux kernel that's advertised as "built using the best configuration and kernel sources for desktop, multimedia, and gaming workloads." In Liquorix having out their version of the Linux 3.11 kernel since late September, here... It's been several kernel releases since last benchmarking the (Software)