Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
The latest addition to the *buntu family, Mythbuntu, has come out today with its fourth alpha release for Mythbuntu 7.10. This Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon" based distribution is designed for MythTV media PCs while offering all of the benefits from Ubuntu. Mythbuntu 7.10 Public Alpha 4 delivers a number of improvements including Schedules Direct support, nvidia-settings and the AMDCCCLE for proprietary driver configuration, and a number of other fixes and advancements since Alpha 3. Find out more on the Alpha 4 announcement page.