HiFive, LibreOffice, Meltdown and Spectre and more

News briefs for February 16, 2018

Now available from SiFive is the HiFive Unleashed development board. Shipping with the first Linux-ready RISC-V microprocessor. Product specification and prices available on the company's official website.


Firefox Release, Xen, KDE's Plasma and More

News highlights for January 16, 2018.

Set your calendars for January 23, 2018, to download the latest Firefox 58 release packed with performance/bottleneck and bug fixes, an even better site source code debugger and more. more>>

Linux kernel mailing list back online; Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities; Mobile OS eelo; Barcelona now using Linux

News digest for January, 15, 2018.

Just released on 1-14-2018: the 4.15-rc8 Linux kernel. You can view the commit diff here, and more information is available from The Linux Kernel Archives. more>>

Google's Abacus Project: It's All about Trust

Do you hate having to remember your password when you want to access a secure Web site? Well, that soon may be a thing of the past. more>>

CentOS 6.8 Released

CentOS 6.8 was released this week. With a number of security and performance updates, it provides a more stable and secure experience for CentOS 6 users. more>>

Firefox 46.0 Released

April 26, 2016, saw the official release of Firefox 46.0, the latest stable release of the popular open-source browser. more>>

New Wine Release

Switching from Windows to Linux is easier than ever. There was a time when running Linux required a lot of CLI know-how and confidence, but today's graphical environments are extremely user-friendly and responsive. more>>

Ubuntu on Windows?

With Microsoft and Canonical working together on a number of projects, the Internet has been rife with speculation and rumors. more>>


What do you do when the developers of your operating system make a design choice you hate? more>>

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