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Windows 9Windows Threshold will be the last major update for the operating system that the company will release.

On September 30 at the event, which will be held in San Francisco, Microsoft will officially introduce a new version of the operating system Windows 9.

According to sources, the new OS has received tentative name Threshold, and will be the last major update for the operating system, which will release the company. After that, Microsoft plans to release a small regular updates. Continue reading

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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

FedoraProjectFedora is a open source Linux-based operating system, a suite of software that makes your computer run. Yesterday Fedora 19 has been formally presented.

Available for download LiveCD installation with graphical environments based on KDE, GNOME, XFCE and LXDE, as well as a complete set, designed in the form of a DVD and a reduced image (199 MB) for network installation.

Among the most interesting innovations include:

– the delivery of the default packages with MariaDB instead of MySQL;
– integration CRIU for freezing and state recovery processes;
– CUPS update to version 1.6.0 and the involvement of PDF as the format for sending print jobs systemd update to version 204;
– support the use of Syslinux as an alternative bootloader;
– support JavaScript-platform server Node.js;
– transition to using Ruby 2.0.0 and PHP 5.5;
– delivery desktop environments GNOME 3.8, KDE 4.10 and MATE Desktop 1.6. Continue reading

ReactOS 0.3.15 Released

ReactOSAfter more than a year since the last release,  ReactOS 0.3.15 released. ReactOS is operating system open source software, aimed at ensuring compatibility with software drivers and Microsoft Windows family of NT (XP/2003/Vista).

Series 0.3.x is on the “alpha” stage of development. To test the output produced demo LiveCD (412 MB), and the images to start running different virtualization systems. Continue reading

NetBSDAfter seven months of development, announced the release of the operating system NetBSD 6.1, which implemented a new portion of the new features.

At the same time correcting release 6.0.2 is available that contains only bug fixes. To download the installation images are prepared, the size of 330 MB.

NetBSD is a record for the number of supported hardware platforms. NetBSD 6.1 release is officially available in assemblies for the 57 system architectures and 16 different families of CPU. Separately identified 8 primary maintainers, forming the core of the development strategy NetBSD: amd64, evbarm, evbmips, evbppc, hpcarm, i386, sparc64 and xen. The remaining 49 ports associated with such CPU, just alpha, hppa, m68010, m68k, sh3, sparc and vax, classified in the second category, ie still supported, but has lost relevance or do not have a sufficient number of interested developers in their development. Continue reading

OpenBSD 5.3In early May of this year released a new version of the free, multi-platform operating system OpenBSD – 5.3

The images are available for download at the official ftp-server.

Major changes in the new OS include polishing the drivers, including those for use in virtual environments, as well as added support for processing instructions and SMEP SMAP for the i386 and amd64. These instructions are available on the new Intel processors, blocking access to the data in a custom ring from kernel mode. Continue reading

Debian WheezyThe developers of the operating system Debian Linux yesterday announced the release of the seventh stable release Debian Wheezy 7.0, where has been improved support for multi-arch and new tools for the deployment of private cloud computing.

In addition, in the new product has been redesigned installer operating system and added new multimedia codecs in the main repository, which eliminates the need for users to work with repositories of third suppliers. Continue reading

DragonFly BSDAfter six months of development represented release DragonFlyBSD 3.4, of the operating system with a hybrid kernel, created in 2003 with the aim of alternative development branch of FreeBSD 4.x.

Of the features of DragonFly BSD is possible to allocate distributed versioned filesystem HAMMER, boot support “virtual” cores of the system as a user process, the ability to cache data and meta-data filesystem on SSD-drives. Among the key improvements of DragonFly BSD 3.4 release notes integration of ports and instruments DPorts pkgng, the transition to GCC 4.7, a new USB-stack optimization for work on heavy-duty engines. Continue reading

LenovoEMCLenovoEMC announced next generation LenovoEMC LifeLine operating system for their network storage solutions Iomega.

Starting next week, LifeLine 4.0 OS will be free to download owners StorCenter network storage series ix and px. This operating system includes new and enhanced enterprise-scale computing and security for easy and efficient data storage, sharing and security in organizations and work groups of any size.

Home delivery network storage systems under the brand name LenovoEMC running LifeLine 4.0 is expected in May. Continue reading

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