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


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


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.

Why Linux is still not ready for desktop
Published in News


Nothing ever changes

Every three years I install Linux and see if it is ready for prime time yet, and every three years I am disappointed. What is so disappointing is not so much that the operating system is bad, it has never been, it is just that who ever designs it refuses to think of the user.

Nvidia fixes old Linux bug
Published in Graphics


Unity patch

Nvidia has fixed an ancient problem in Ubuntu systems which turned the screen into 40 shades of black. 



Regrets, I have a few…



Mantle Steam Machines anyone?

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