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A New Test Release For Android-x86 6.0

A new test release of Android-x86 6.0-Marshmallow is now available for those wanting to deploy the latest version of Android on their Intel/AMD hardware.

27 January 2016 - android-x86-6.0-20160127 - 3 Comments
Zenwalk 8.0 Linux Distribution Now In Beta

It's been a while since last having anything to report on with the Zenwalk Linux distribution originally derived from Slackware. However, I was pleasantly surprised to see this afternoon that Zenwalk 8.0 is now in beta.

25 January 2016 - Zenwalk 8.0 - Add A Comment
PHP 7.0 Enters Arch Linux Stable Repository

Arch Linux is now shipping PHP 7.0 via their stable repositories for those relying upon it for web servers or other purposes from an installation of this rolling-release distribution.

2 January 2016 - PHP 7 - 3 Comments
Haiku OS Adds GCC 5 Compiler Packages

It's been a while since last having anything to report on with Haiku OS, the BeOS inspired open-source operating system. One minor advancement to mention today is they have just landed optional GCC5 compiler support packages.

14 December 2015 - Haiku GCC 5 - 7 Comments
Is The Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux Faster Than Other Distributions?

Yesterday I published the results of a 6-way Linux distribution performance comparison but not part of that original article were any Gentoo Linux results. However, with Calculate Linux 15 having been released yesterday and is a well known Gentoo derivative, I decided to run some extra benchmarks.

1 October 2015 - Calculate Linux Benchmarks - 18 Comments
Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 15 Released

Calculate Linux 15 was released today in its KDE, MATE, and Xfce desktop spins along with Calculate Linux Directory Server, Linux Scratch, Scratch Server, and Media Center editions.

30 September 2015 - Calculate Linux 15 - Add A Comment

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