Firefox close to having 64-bit browser for Windows
Published in News


Just don’t expect it to be easy

For some reason the Mozilla Foundation are unable to get a stable version of Firefox which operates in 64-bit Windows.

Linux Game of Thrones begins
Published in News
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 14:43

Linux Game of Thrones begins


Linux kernel forked over bad manners expect a high body count


A Game of Thrones style war has broken out amongst the weirdie beardies of Open Source Land which has now split the Linux kingdom just as "Winter is a Coming."

Linux PC for $9
Published in News
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 10:11

Linux PC for $9


Chip PC thin client

The Chip PC was crowdfunded through a Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $2 million, many times the $50,000 goal that the computer's developers wanted.

Linux Vulkan will be closed source
Published in Graphics
Friday, 18 September 2015 12:47

Linux Vulkan will be closed source


At least for now 

AMD has confirmed that although it has a Linux driver for its Vulkan card it will initially be closed source.

AMD's open source Fury disappointing
Published in Graphics
Monday, 31 August 2015 12:57

AMD's open source Fury disappointing


At least for now

AMD's open source drivers for its Fury platform have proved rather disappointing.

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.