Linux Mint 17.2
Published in Reviews
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 13:46

Get a Brand New PC For Free, Almost


Breathe new life into your old PC with GNU/Linux

Who doesn't know that new-gadget-itch? ...when you *need*  to spend money on the latest and greatest whatever, because the thing you have on your desk or in your pocket is just too damn slow! Or the resolution isn't high enough. Or it doesn't run the latest and greatest software (Windows 10 anyone?). Maybe it's ugly. Or.... Admit it, you're just bored and want a new toy.

IBM launches Linux only mainframe
Published in News
Monday, 17 August 2015 12:55

IBM launches Linux only mainframe


Super penguin

IBM has announced a new Linux-only mainframe aimed at both ends of the enterprise market.

AMD issues new Linux drivers
Published in Graphics
Monday, 27 July 2015 11:35

AMD issues new Linux drivers


Still a few problems

AMD has released new Linux drivers for the upcoming Linux 4.2 kernel.

Suse prepares for 64-bit Arm servers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 16 July 2015 12:44

Suse prepares for 64-bit Arm servers


Expanding hardware programme


Suse wants to speed the development of server systems based on 64-bit ARM processors.

Linux tools infested by huge bugs
Published in News
Monday, 13 July 2015 12:13

Linux tools infested by huge bugs


Security nightmare

The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) has been talking about its efforts to figure out what Linux projects need support now, instead of waiting for them to break. 

Torvalds dismisses AI fears
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 12:39

Torvalds dismisses AI fears


"What drugs are these guys on?"

Linus Torvalds has made it clear that he does not understand the fear people have about artificial intelligence.

Nvidia supplies open saucy reference headers
Published in News


Catching up with Intel and AMD

Nvidia will begin supplying hardware reference headers for the Nouveau DRM driver in a move that will see it catching up with AMD and Intel on supplying the steadily growing Linux gamer market.

Freescale releases Linux SoCs
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 13:04

Freescale releases Linux SoCs


Powersaving from Cortex-A7 architecture

Freescale has been showing off its two Linux-ready, 28nm i.MX7 SoCs.

Windows PowerShell gets OpenSSH
Published in News
Friday, 05 June 2015 12:44

Windows PowerShell gets OpenSSH


Microsoft even closer to Linux

Microsoft is taking steps to give its Powershell more control over Linux machines by adopting OpenSSH.

Linux malware went un-noticed for years
Published in News


Yet it was supposed to be so safe

For at least five years, and probably longer, Linux and BSD servers have been used as spam machines thanks to a backdoor cased by a security flaw.
ESET researchers have found that the spammers are connected with a software company called Yellsoft, which sells DirectMailer, a "system for automated e-mail distribution" that allows users to send out spam.