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Gentoo Announces Eudev Project -- Its Udev Fork

Back in mid-November I wrote about Gentoo developers looking at forking udev after being unhappy with its direction under systemd leadership. The Gentoo project has now announced eudev as their fork.

17 December 2012 - Gentoo Eudev - 54 Comments
ArchBang Gets Banged Up For The Holidays

ArchBang 2012.12 was released this weekend as the latest version of the Arch Linux derivative distribution that is very lightweight and ships with the OpenBox window manager.

8 December 2012 - ArchBang 2012.12 - 1 Comment
SecureBoot Is Now Easier For Smaller Distributions

Matthew Garrett has shared that he's finally published his shim boot-loader for dealing with UEFI SecureBoot that makes it easier for the smaller Linux distributions to deal with this "secure" technology. Using this shim boot-loader is already signed with a Microsoft key so the smaller Linux distributions and other independent parties don't have to worry about obtaining a key from Microsoft.

30 November 2012 - UEFI SecureBoot - 12 Comments
Mageia 3 Alpha 3 Is Ready To Go

Following a slight delay, Mageia 3 Alpha 3 is now available for those interested in testing this Mandriva-derived Linux distribution.

14 November 2012 - Mageia 3 - 5 Comments
The First Release Of AppStream-Core

The first release of AppStream-Core is now available, which provides support for creating the AppStream database and accessing it via a GObject-based interface. This basically comes down to the simple creation of "Software Centers" for Linux.

3 October 2012 - Linux App Store - 14 Comments
Slackware 14.0 Linux Released

Today's been quite a busy news day for a Friday, but it's not over yet. Slackware 14.0 was released today after being in development for more than one year.

28 September 2012 - Slackware - 5 Comments
Sabayon 10 Pulls In MATE Desktop, Hardens The Server

The Gentoo-based Sabayon desktop has made the GNOME2-based MATE desktop available to its users, hardened its kernel server support, provides support for running in the Amazon EC2 cloud, and numerous other features.

15 September 2012 - Gentoo-Base - 7 Comments
Building Gentoo Linux With LLVM/Clang

Following this weekend's news about Link-Time Optimization support for the Linux kernel, in the discussion that spawned, building the Linux kernel with the LLVM/Clang compiler was once again brought up.

20 August 2012 - Bug Items - 29 Comments
Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 12 Goes Into Beta

The Gentoo-based Calculate Linux distribution is preparing to release version 12 of its desktop and server environment, but before that happens, they've put out a public beta for more widespread testing.

3 July 2012 - Calculate Linux - Add A Comment

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