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Oct
21st

Catalyst/fglrx trouble in Debian (and not just in Fedora)

Author: Steven Rosenberg | Files under syndicated

My AMD Catalyst (aka fglrx) trouble in Fedora is well-documented. Biggest of the big at this point is that the proprietary AMD driver DOES NOT work with GNOME 3. So I did a test install of Debian Jessie last week, and the same thing happened: GNOME 3 r…


Oct
21st

How to repeat a script, or not

Author: Bob Mesibov | Files under syndicated

I have a data-entry script which adds records to a plain-text data table. It’s a fairly complicated script with a GUI dialog, and until recently it added one record at a time. To add another record, I had to launch the script again. Was there a simple …


Oct
21st

Emacs 24.4 Ships with Integrated Web Browser Ubuntu Installation

Author: Craciun Dan | Files under syndicated

Emacs 24.4 has been released earlier today, and it ships with several new features and improved functionality, on the most notable being the presence of an integrated web browser.


Oct
21st

Microsoft (hearts) Linux, for Azure’s sake

Author: PCWorld | Files under syndicated

Microsoft now loves Linux.


Oct
21st

Linux-optimized IP core promises 4200 DMIPS

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Synopsis announced an “HS38? version of its Linux-focused DesignWare ARC core IP with a new ARCv2 ISA and support for 2.2GHz, 4200 DMIPS speeds at 28nm.


Oct
21st

Vendetta Online – Space MMO Free Trial Without Restrictions

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Vendetta Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Guild Software, Inc, with builds for Linux as well, besides Windows and Mac OS. The game takes place throughout the Vendetta space universe, and players can choose from a …


Oct
21st

Detecting bootable IBM Power server ISO images

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Most ISO images use an ISO 9660 extension that allows the image to be bootable by the basic input/output system (BIOS). This article describes a way to detect if an IBM Power server image is bootable by reading the ISO data stream directly, showing a …


Oct
21st

Detecting bootable IBM Power server ISO images

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

Most ISO images use an ISO 9660 extension that allows the image to be bootable by the basic input/output system (BIOS). This article describes a way to detect if an IBM Power server image is bootable by reading the ISO data stream directly, showing a …


Oct
21st

Vendetta Online – Space MMO Free Trial Without Restrictions

Author: Craciun Dan | Files under syndicated

Vendetta Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Guild Software, Inc, with builds for Linux as well, besides Windows and Mac OS. The game takes place throughout the Vendetta space universe, and players can choose from a …


Oct
21st

Linux-optimized IP core promises 4200 DMIPS

Author: Eric Brown | Files under syndicated

Synopsis announced an “HS38? version of its Linux-focused DesignWare ARC core IP with a new ARCv2 ISA and support for 2.2GHz, 4200 DMIPS speeds at 28nm.