Catching up with Intel and AMD
Nvidia will begin supplying hardware reference headers for the Nouveau DRM driver in a move that will see it catching up with AMD and Intel on supplying the steadily growing Linux gamer market.
Powersaving from Cortex-A7 architecture
Freescale has been showing off its two Linux-ready, 28nm i.MX7 SoCs.
Microsoft even closer to Linux
Microsoft is taking steps to give its Powershell more control over Linux machines by adopting OpenSSH.
Yet it was supposed to be so safe
For at least five years, and probably longer, Linux and BSD servers have been used as spam machines thanks to a backdoor cased by a security flaw.
ESET researchers have found that the spammers are connected with a software company called Yellsoft, which sells DirectMailer, a "system for automated e-mail distribution" that allows users to send out spam.
Nothing ever changes
Every three years I install Linux and see if it is ready for prime time yet, and every three years I am disappointed. What is so disappointing is not so much that the operating system is bad, it has never been, it is just that who ever designs it refuses to think of the user.
Nvidia has fixed an ancient problem in Ubuntu systems which turned the screen into 40 shades of black.
Regrets, I have a few…
Mantle Steam Machines anyone?
Until the boilermakers go on strike