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For those that haven't heard, the IETF Codec Working Group has paired the technology from Skype's SILC codec with the CELT codec from Xiph.Org to form the Opus Interactive Audio Codec. This new codec can be used for VoIP, live music streaming, and more.
30 May 2012 - Audio Codec - 20 Comments
LinuxTag 2012 ended this weekend at the Berlin Messe in Germany.
27 May 2012 - It's Over - 1 Comment
This shouldn't come as a terrible surprise, but the Facebook Phone looks like it will be running atop Linux.
26 May 2012 - No Surprise - 14 Comments
Besides the Fedora hot dog marketing strategy going on at LinuxTag in Berlin, another interesting aspect of this leading German Linux conference is the sponsors for this year's event. Microsoft and Nokia are among the leading sponsors.
25 May 2012 - Sponsorship - 36 Comments
Libusb has been forked as libusbx and it appears this library for user-space USB data transfers on Linux and other operating systems is gaining traction.
23 May 2012 - libusb - 13 Comments
Version 4 of the ownCloud open-source private cloud storage software has been released with several new features.
22 May 2012 - ownCloud 4 - 7 Comments
With the OpenMoko project being largely irrelevant these days and not vigorously pushing new software or hardware, the OpenMoko company has resorted to giving out USB IDs and MAC addresses.
22 May 2012 - USB and MACs - 3 Comments
The annual LinuxTag 2012 conference is happening this weekend in Berlin, Germany.
22 May 2012 - And Beer - 3 Comments
Being worked on and discussed at the moment is a Microsoft DirectX/Direct3D back-end for the Qt5 tool-kit that leverages ANGLE.
22 May 2012 - Discussion
Ubuntu developers are currently exploring the possibility of using Mono AOT to reduce start-up time, allow for better memory sharing, and for greater performance optimizations.
12 May 2012 - Mono AOT - 49 Comments
Today's certainly an interesting day for some prominent and long-awaited Linux software events. Aside from PowerTOP 2.0, ConnMan 1.0, and the merging of Clover-G3D, PulseAudio 2.0 also made it out the door.
11 May 2012 - Finally - 86 Comments
After a long and drawn out development cycle, PowerTOP 2.0 is finally available.
11 May 2012 - PowerTOP 2.0 - 6 Comments
A Qt 5.0 discussion was held in Oakland on Monday.
8 May 2012 - Qt 5.0
LibVNCServer, an important VNC library used by many free software projects and might even be used in Wayland, had a major release on Friday.
5 May 2012 - LibVNC Server 0.9.9 - 1 Comment
With word this morning of Electronic Arts making plans with Ubuntu and now the release of GIMP 2.8, some may think that hell has frozen over.
3 May 2012 - Finally It's Here - 19 Comments
Some user, after having communicated with Richard Stallman, decided to write a new open-source license. This new open-source license is quite simple and is being called Maximal.
2 May 2012 - Maximal Open-Source - 80 Comments
Lennart Poettering, the Red Hat developer responsible for systemd, PulseAudio, and other open-source work, has shared what he calls the most awesome but least advertised feature of Fedora 17.
2 May 2012 - Fedora 17
Lars Knoll took to the mailing list to announce a delay in releasing Qt 5.0 until mid-to-late August.
1 May 2012 - Qt 5.0 - 5 Comments
CodeWeavers, the company behind the popular Wine-based CrossOver software for running Windows-based games and office software on Linux and Mac OS X, is preparing to release some sort of new web browser.
30 April 2012 - CrossOver - 18 Comments
The Moose File-System was updated in March with new features and capabilities.
29 April 2012 - Moose Updates - 1 Comment
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