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Miguel de Icaza has announced the release of Mono 3.0 for improving the Microsoft .NET capabilities on Linux and other operating systems.
22 October 2012 - Mono 3.0 - 15 Comments
The inaugural LinuxDays event took place the prior few days in Prague, Czech Republic where around 800 open-source developers and users converged for a series of meetings and technical sessions.
22 October 2012 - Crap Event - 6 Comments
A new release of GLX-Dock/Cairo-Dock is now available with new features, including better integration of the Ubuntu Unity desktop.
20 October 2012 - GLX-Dock - 2 Comments
Chad Versace of Intel released Waffle 1.1.0 on Monday, which is a cross-platform library for deferring selection of the OpenGL API and windowing system until run-time. Waffle makes it easy to switch between X11 with GLX or EGL, Wayland with OpenGL ES 2.0, and other windowing / GL API options.
16 October 2012 - Waffle 1.1 - 7 Comments
Zenwalk 7.2 was released last week as the latest release of the interesting Slackware-based distribution. This latest Zenwalk release continues to patch its Linux kernel to drop in the BFS scheduler for providing better interactivity on the Linux desktop.
15 October 2012 - Zenwalk - 6 Comments
Coming up next weekend is the first-ever LinuxDays event in Prague, which will happen alongside a Gentoo mini-conference, an openSUSE conference, and the SUSE Labs conference.
13 October 2012 - Prague - 1 Comment
The E17 release manager has done a "desktop shootout" where he compares the start-up speed and resource consumption of the KDE Plasma, GNOME Shell, Xfce, Unity, and Unity 2D desktops. He also ended up throwing in E17 and TWM too.
10 October 2012 - TWM Manager - 54 Comments
Pushed to OpenBenchmarking.org over the night were several new and updated test profiles for Linux performance benchmarking.
4 October 2012 - Benchmarking - 2 Comments
Blender 2.64 was released today for the open-source animation/modelling software with improvements delivered for the creation of the Mango open movie project.
3 October 2012 - Blender 2.64
After being in alpha for a while and then beta since August, MythTV 0.26 was officially released today.
2 October 2012 - MythTV 0.26 - 5 Comments
Version 1.8.0 of the popular Git revision control system is nearing. With this version bump also comes new features to this popular open-source project started by Linus Torvalds.
2 October 2012 - Git 1.8 - 7 Comments
There's a new release of OpenShot, one of the popular open-source non-linear video editing applications.
1 October 2012 - OpenShot
The latest version of the Python programming language is now version 3.3.
1 October 2012 - Python 3.3 - 1 Comment
After being in beta for a while, HP's Open webOS has a new release: version 1.0.
28 September 2012 - Open webOS - 8 Comments
There's new improvements within the wonderful open-source APITrace utility for better profiling OpenGL games/applications.
27 September 2012 - New Features - 2 Comments
Rob Clark of Texas Instruments talked more at XDC2012 about his plans for "DRI2 Video" support.
22 September 2012 - DRI2 Video Support - 6 Comments
The open-source Linux graphics driver stack could benefit from greater security.
20 September 2012 - Working On It - 3 Comments
The LLVM project applied to be part of the Software Freedom Conservancy and the Conservancy's Project Evaluation Committee has approved of accepting the increasingly popular open-source compiler infrastructure.
19 September 2012 - LLVM - 13 Comments
For those interested in the native port of ZFS to Linux, the work being done by LLNL and others continues to advance.
19 September 2012 - New ZFS On Linux - 19 Comments
Digia and Nokia have already closed on their deal for Qt to be offloaded from the Windows Phone vendor.
18 September 2012 - Digia Qt - 6 Comments
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