Tag Archive: Open Source


Open source newsThe Open Source Latest News over the past week

Dear readers, today we offer you a selection of the latest news in the field of Open Source over the past week: Released LeoFS v1.1.2, File manager Midnight Commander 4.8.13 is available, Wine 1.7.26 is now available, Gentoo Linux announced the availability of a new LiveDVD, and Tribler 6.3 – the decentralized and anonymous BitTorrent client saw the ligh. Continue reading

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NewsRed Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Release Candidate Now Available

Red Hat has introduced release candidate distribution Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Finished installation images for x86_64 yet only available for OEMs and independent software vendors (ISV). For consumers in the public domain test builds will be published next week. Delivery time of the RHEL 7 final release is not reported.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is designed to provide the underpinning for future application architectures while providing the flexibility, scalability, and performance needed to deploy across bare metal systems, virtual machines, and cloud infrastructure. Continue reading

FreeBSD NewsFreeBSD 10.0 is now available for the i386, amd64,ia64, powerpc, powerpc64, and sparc64 architectures.

After two years since the release of FreeBSD 9 operating system developers represented release of FreeBSD 10.0, which became one of the most important releases in the history of the project.

First public builds of FreeBSD 10.0 appeared six months ago and people could understand what they can get in the final build of the operating system. Continue reading

Pitivi logoAfter two years since the last stable release, presented release non-linear editing system Pitivi 0.91, in which presented about 1,300 changes.

The video editor is written in Python using the library GTK + (PyGTK) and can work with all audio and video formats supported in GStreamer, including the format MXF (Material eXchange Format). Code licensed under the LGPL. Among the features are the support Pitivi an unlimited number of layers , preservation of complete history of transactions with the fallback , display thumbnails on the timeline support typical operations of video and sound.

Pitivi 0.91 is the first release that have transferred from the traditional engine Pitivi the use of GES (GStreamer Editing Services, a high-level API for plugins GNonLin), which expanded the possibilities and achieve noticeable increase in performance and stability. Daylight GES reduced the size of the code base Pitivi on more than 20,000 lines of code. In addition , the new version is made for adaptation toolkit GTK + 3.x and made ​​for porting API GStreamer 1.x. The implementation timeline translated using the widget GooCanvas, uses Cairo to draw on built-in toolkit Clutter. Continue reading

Future of Open Source SurveyThis week in open source news:  the release of the Linux Kernel 3.10, At the core of Linux 3.11 is enabled Lustre cluster file system, In the proprietary NVIDIA 325.08 driver dropped support for Linux 2.4 kernels, Officially dropped support for Ruby 1.8.7.

The release of the Linux Kernel 3.10

Developers of the Linux kernel yesterday officially has been presented the version of Linux 3.10, which replaces the seventh release candidate version 3.10. In the mailing list for users of kernel development leader Linus Torvalds announced that the new version of the kernel is implemented the largest range of new features over the last year.

According to him, it was initially planned to release another version of the RC-core, but testing showed no obvious errors in the code, and it was decided to release a stable version. A total of 3.10 sold 11,900 amendments to the code of the product. Continue reading

The Pirate BayThe oldest torrent on The Pirate Bay is recognized film Revolution OS, devoted to open source software.

On the eve of its tenth anniversary, the resource The Pirate Bay has assessed the oldest torrents are still active after more than nine years of the project.

It is noteworthy that the oldest now in the hand of torrents is not associated with popular music and Hollywood blockbusters, and with the documentary Revolution OS, which tells the story of the birth of Linux, motion GNU, open and free software.

The film features interviews with Linus Torvalds, Richard Stallman, Eric Raymond, Bruce Perens and many other participants in the development of free and open source software. Torrent with the film was downloaded 31 March 2004 and is still in demand.

Among other records marked the largest torrent through which organized download archive project Geocities.com, after closing it by Yahoo in 2010. Upload size on the torrent of data is 641.32 GB. Torrent has the smallest size 3 kb and contains crack for Adobe Photoshop.

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Google news for Revolution OS is The Pirate Bay’s oldest torrent:

Gizmodo Australia ‎- by Eric Limer
The Pirate Bay will be turning 10 this year, quite the ripe old age for any … Pirate Bay torrent they could find, and came across Revolution OS.

jrepin writes “After nearly 9 years of seeding The Pirate Bay’s oldest working torrent is still very much alive. Interestingly, the torrent is not a …

The Pirate Bay turns ten this year and while it has been the target of controversy for a while already, TorrenFreak went about to look for one of …

QupZillaThe release of the free web-browser QupZilla 1.4.0, built based on Qt and WebKit

After 6 months of development before release multiplatform web-browser QupZilla 1.4.0, built using Qt and the browser engine WebKit (QtWebKit).

The main goal of the project is to create QupZilla full browser that supports best features Firefox, Opera and Chrome, but while consuming significantly less resources – saving of memory, providing high performance and maintain responsiveness of the interface is given the highest priority. Source code QupZilla licensed under GPLv3. Binaries are available for most distributions of Linux, as well as Windows, OS / 2, and Haiku OS.

According to the developers, to the creation of the new browser pushed them that existing browsers based on QtWebKit (Arora, QtWeb, Rekonq) or no longer actively developed, or have a big problem with stability, or do not support important functions. In addition, all previously available based browsers QtWebKit not originally positioned as a multi-platform products, while Qupzilla developed with an eye on security in various desktop environments and operating systems. Continue reading

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