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The Eclipse integrated development environment has basic Wayland capabilities thanks to some student work this summer via Google's Summer of Code.
17 September 2014 - Eclipse - 16 Comments
The original SourceForge project site for Bitcoin has been compromised along with an original email address of Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious founder(s) of the project.
9 September 2014 - Bitcoin SourceForge - 9 Comments
POCL, the Portable Computing Language, continues making headway for executing OpenCL kernels on CPUs. POCL now supports much of OpenCL 1.x and continues being refined for better support.
3 September 2014 - POCL - 8 Comments
As more and more open-source programs get brought up for 64-bit ARM, LibreOffice is the latest to receive such AArch64 enablement.
29 August 2014 - AArch64 Office - 25 Comments
We have another metric in showing a 1.7% Linux desktop market-share, which isn't far off from other figures we've seen in the past indicating Linux desktop usage at under 2%.
28 August 2014 - Linux Desktop - 56 Comments
The PHP community this morning put out the awaited PHP 5.6 update that brings several language changes and other improvements to the popular web programming language.
28 August 2014 - PHP 5.6.0
LibreOffice 4.3.1 (codenamed "Fresh") has been released ahead of the LibreOffice Conference next week in Bern, Switzerland.
28 August 2014 - LibreOffice 4.3.1 - 3 Comments
The NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit 6.5 update released this week provides measurable performance advantages to those using the open-source Blender modelling software with NVIDIA's GPU acceleration.
22 August 2014 - CUDA 6.5 - 18 Comments
While we haven't heard much out of the DirectFB camp in recent months, it turns out their code is still churning and they continue making progress for this library that provides a plethora of features while running off the Linux frame-buffer.
21 August 2014 - DirectFB - 2 Comments
With LinuxCon starting today in Chicago, the Linux Foundation has announced their latest sponsorship recruits for some major organizations that are now backing the foundation.
20 August 2014 - LF - 3 Comments
Version 2.1 of the Git revision control system is available this weekend.
17 August 2014 - Git 2.1
The wxWidgets library for designing cross-platform GUIs now has support by the PHP programming language.
30 July 2014 - wxPHP - 14 Comments
LibreOffice 4.3 has been released today as the latest major update to the popular open-source office suite that continues in its battles against Microsoft Office.
30 July 2014 - LibreOffice 4.3 - 31 Comments
The seL4 kernel that's an advanced, security-enhanced version of the L4 micro-kernel has been open-sourced by General Dynamics C4 Systems and NICTA.
29 July 2014 - seL4 - 60 Comments
The Git 2.1.0-rc0 release was tagged on Sunday that provides a wide assortment of improvements, new features, and bug-fixes for the Git revision control system.
28 July 2014 - Git 2.1-rc0 - 8 Comments
Meson is a new, open-source build system under development showing good results over the likes of SCons.
27 July 2014 - Meson - 21 Comments
Miguel de Icaza shared that they're assembling a "Mono Performance Team" at Xamarin for accelerating the performance of Mono.
24 July 2014 - Mono Performance Team - 3 Comments
The seventh version of ownCloud has been released this morning with some interesting new features for this personal, open-source cloud software.
23 July 2014 - ownCloud - 4 Comments
The large set of 22 patches for supporting the EXT4 file-system on non-volatile DIMM memory is now up to its eighth revision.
23 July 2014 - NVDIMM - 6 Comments
PHP developers are currently debating whether the next-generation version of the PHP programming language is to be known as PHP 6 or PHP 7.
21 July 2014 - PHP6 vs. PHP7 - 33 Comments
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