Archiwum z Luty 2014

Shuttleworth says Ubuntu is sticking with MySQL

piątek, 28 Luty 2014

 ZDnet: Other Linux distributions are moving to MariaDB for their default database management system, but Ubuntu is standing by Oracle’s MySQL. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explains why.

Microsoft Experimenting with Free Version of Windows 8.1

piątek, 28 Luty 2014

Microsoft is currently experimenting with a free version of Windows 8.1 that could boost the number of people using the operating system. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans have revealed to The Verge that the company is building “Windows 8.1 with Bing,” a version that will bundle key Microsoft apps and…

Microsoft is currently experimenting with a free version of Windows 8.1 that could boost the number of people using the operating system. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans have revealed to The Verge that the company is building “Windows 8.1 with Bing,” a version that will bundle key Microsoft apps and services. While early versions of the software have leaked online, we understand that Windows 8.1 with Bing is an experimental project that aims to bring a low-cost version of Windows to consumers. ZDNet first reported some Windows 8.1 with Bing details earlier this week.

Designed as a free or low-cost upgrade for Windows 7 users

We’re told that Microsoft is aiming to position Windows 8.1 with Bing as a free or low-cost upgrade…

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Shuttleworth Says Ubuntu is Sticking with MySQL

piątek, 28 Luty 2014

Other Linux distributions are moving to MariaDB for their default database management system, but Ubuntu is standing by Oracle’s MySQL. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explains why.

Other Linux distributions are moving to MariaDB for their default database management system, but Ubuntu is standing by Oracle’s MySQL. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explains why.

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Introducing: Debian for OpenRISC

czwartek, 27 Luty 2014

Christian Svensson has announced a version of Debian for the OpenRISC open-source processor. “Some people know that I’ve been working on porting Glibc and doing some toolchain work. My evil master plan was to make a Debian port, and today I’m a happy hacker indeed! Below is a link to…

Christian Svensson has announced a version of Debian for the OpenRISC open-source processor. “Some people know that I’ve been working on porting Glibc and doing some toolchain work. My evil master plan was to make a Debian port, and today I’m a happy hacker indeed! Below is a link to a screencast of me installing Debian for OpenRISC, installing python2.7 via apt-get (which you shouldn’t do in or1ksim, it takes ages! (but it works!)) and running a small Python script. http://asciinema.org/a/7362” (Thanks to Paul Wise.)

Read more at LWN

Intel Works On RandR Implementation For Wayland’s Weston

czwartek, 27 Luty 2014

The latest work by Intel employees on Wayland is adding an RandR protocol, similar to the X RandR protocol, to the Weston compositor…

The latest work by Intel employees on Wayland is adding an RandR protocol, similar to the X RandR protocol, to the Weston compositor…

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Exciting Features Coming For Qt 5.3

czwartek, 27 Luty 2014

The official release of Qt 5.3 is tentatively planned for April but with the feature freeze coming up we already have a good idea for the features of this next tool-kit release…

The official release of Qt 5.3 is tentatively planned for April but with the feature freeze coming up we already have a good idea for the features of this next tool-kit release…

Read more at Phoronix

Ubuntu Unity to Bring Back Local Menus

czwartek, 27 Luty 2014

When Canonical introduced its new Ubuntu Unity interface, a major design element was a global, universal menu that all apps would use. Things have changed. Canonical is switching back to local app menus.

When Canonical introduced its new Ubuntu Unity interface, a major design element was a global, universal menu that all apps would use. Things have changed. Canonical is switching back to local app menus.

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Github Brews Text Editor for Developers

czwartek, 27 Luty 2014

Github has released a beta of what it says is “ the text editor we’ve always wanted.”……

‘Atom’ builds on Chromium to offer text editor in a browser that won’t browse

Github has released a beta of what it says is “ the text editor we’ve always wanted.”…

Read more at The Register

Cisco details Sourcefire security threat integration, open source direction

wtorek, 25 Luty 2014

Network World: At RSA , Cisco invites open-source community through “Open App ID” to build application-layer next-generation firewall code.

Nokia X Android platform the newest weapon in low-cost phone battle

wtorek, 25 Luty 2014

NDTV Gadgets: Nokia, soon to be acquired by Microsoft Corp, is turning to software created by arch-rival Google for a new line of phones it hopes will make it a late contender in the dynamic low-cost smartphone market.