Linus Torvalds on future of Desktop

The creator of the Linux kernel blames fragmentation for the relatively low adoption of Linux on the desktop. Torvalds thinks that Chromebooks and/or Android is going to define Linux in this aspect. https://youtu.be/mysM-V5h9z8 There's certainly something to be said for the freedom of choice that comes with Linux, but all too often that freedom is … Continue reading Linus Torvalds on future of Desktop

Microsoft Office to launch on Linux Soon

It appears that Microsoft Office is about to land on Linux (more precisely on Ubuntu 20.04) as shown on these Tweets: MS Word: MS Excel: According to the developer (Hayden Barnes), the software is run thanks to containers and not on Wine, remote machines or GNOME on WSL. The interesting fact that emerged from the … Continue reading Microsoft Office to launch on Linux Soon

Debian 10.2 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the second update of its stable distribution Debian 10 (codename buster). This point release mainly adds corrections for security issues, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories have already been published separately and are referenced where available.Please note that the point release does not constitute … Continue reading Debian 10.2 released

GDevelop: an open-source game engine for everyone

I want to share with you an open-source & cross-platform game making software called GDevelop 👉 http://gdevelop-app.com 👈It is a 2D game engine with most features you could expect from a modern engine: pixel-perfect support, tiled sprites, 9-patch, particle emitters, video, text, support for custom hitboxes, ready-to-use physics and platformer engine, admob support on Android, … Continue reading GDevelop: an open-source game engine for everyone

Mageia 7 Release Candidate Ships With Linux 5.1 Kernel, KDE Plasma 5.15.4, Mesa 19.1

Next month will be two years since Mageia 6 shipped while the long Mageia 7 release cycle is just about over with the availability this weekend of the release candidate. Mageia 7 RC is expected to be the last test release before officially shipping Mageia 7. In this release candidate they have shifted the base … Continue reading Mageia 7 Release Candidate Ships With Linux 5.1 Kernel, KDE Plasma 5.15.4, Mesa 19.1

The Linux kernel replaces "Code of Conflict" with "Contributor Covenant Code of Conduct"

For anyone who has any kind of remote interest in FOSS, this should be horrifying to you, because this "Code of Conduct" has been made to control the speech, attitude, and basically EVERYTHING related to the people working on the code. This is the kind of stuff that would get you banned for "misgendering" someone, or … Continue reading The Linux kernel replaces "Code of Conflict" with "Contributor Covenant Code of Conduct"