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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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Build It! Must-Have Open Source Development Toolsview story

https://www.linux.com – These days, there is big demand for strong web and application development skills in the job market. (Software)

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Wine 1.7.29 Releasedview story

http://www.winehq.org – The Wine development release 1.7.29 is now available. What's new in this release: Support for shaping and BiDi mirroring in DirectWrite. Some page fault handling fixes. A few more C runtime functions. Various bug fixes. The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations. (Software)

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SteamOS Update 145 Brings Compositor, Update Fixesview story

https://www.linux.com – Valve has released to stable their SteamOS Update 145 today after the changes were in their alchemist beta testing area since last week... Valve has released to stable their SteamOS Update 145 today after the changes were in their alchemist beta testing area since last week... Read more at Phoronix (Software)

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openSUSE Factory and Tumbleweed to Mergeview story

https://www.linux.com – The openSUSE project has announced that the "Factory" and "Tumbleweed" distributions will merge into a single rolling distribution (called "Tumbleweed").  The openSUSE project has announced that the "Factory" and "Tumbleweed" distributions will merge into a single rolling distribution (called "Tumbleweed"). There is also an FAQ posting about the merger. (Software)

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Distribution Release: Ubuntu Kylin 14.10view story

https://www.linux.com – Ubuntu Kylin is a special edition of Ubuntu tailored to Chinese speakers in mainland China.  Ubuntu Kylin is a special edition of Ubuntu tailored to Chinese speakers in mainland China. As has been the tradition over the past couple of years, a new version of Ubuntu Kylin has been released at the same time as Ubuntu 14.10: "We are glad to announce the.... Read more at DistroWatch (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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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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Development: GNOME 3.15.1 unstable tarballs due (and more) (responsible: mclasen)view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – Hello all, We would like to inform you about the following: * GNOME 3.15.1 unstable tarballs due * Feature proposals discussion heats up Tarballs are due on 2014-10-27 before 23:59 UTC for the GNOME 3.15.1 unstable release, which will be delivered on Wednesday. Modules which were proposed for inclusion should try to follow the unstable schedule so everyone can test them. (Software)