Dungeons of Dredmor and Introversion source code added to Bundle!

Posted on November 30, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
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Open-source skills best hope for landing a good job

Posted on November 30, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
The Register — In the midst of a weakening global economy and rampant uncertainty as to when the recession will lift from North America and Western Europe, one thing is certain: open-source technology skills may be the best hope for landing a good job. As reported by The Wall Street Journal, open source claims five of the top 10 keywords in Indeed.com's job listings, with Hadoop, Puppet, Android, and jQuery making the list, along with HTML5, a proxy for various open-source projects like ext-JS, SproutCore, etc.

Xen Virtualization Comes To ARM Cortex A15

Posted on November 30, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Phoronix — Citrix has brought the Xen hypervsior to the ARM Cortex A15, which uses the ARMv7 virtualization extensions.

Linux Mint 12 Released

Posted on November 28, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Phoronix — What makes this Ubuntu derivative update special is that it combines the GNOME 3 desktop with the Mint GNOME Shell Extensions, to provide for a better desktop experience and just not another run-of-the-mill GNOME3 experience (or using Ubuntu Unity).

Ubuntu On TVs

Posted on November 28, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Phoronix — Mark Shuttleworth has pointed out that Ubuntu for TVs is being "hotly discussed" right now by developers.

Doom 3 Source Code Published

Posted on November 23, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News, GPL, Gaming
Phoronix &mdashl; The Doom 3 source-code -- based upon the id Tech 4 engine -- is now available as open-source software to the gaming community under the GNU GPL license.

Steel Storm 2 Game Coming For Linux

Posted on November 22, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Phoronix — Development is still early on for Steel Storm 2, but it's now been publicly announced and there's a teaser web-site. The teaser site reads "Steel Storm 2 is an old-school FPS in the spirit of Doom and Quake. It's spin off in the original Steel Storm universe. Linux is served first."

AMD FX-8150 Bulldozer Overclocking

Posted on November 22, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Phoronix — Bulldozer overclocking has not yet been covered on Phoronix, since things do not change much compared to all of the Windows results you can find on the Internet with the excellent overclocking abilities of the FX-8150 and others. The only difference is that you do not have the AMD overclocking/tuning Windows applications available on Linux nor any of the other motherboard-specific utilities for monitoring and overclocking the hardware from within the operating system. If you are a Linux user, you are just left to traditional overclocking from the UEFI BIOS.

USB3.0 SATA Drive Dock in Linux

Posted on November 22, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News, Storage, USB3
GNUski — I recently purchased an External Drive Dock for work; this allows me to plug 2 SATA drives into my USB3 card, power on the dock, and mount (up to) two internal hard drives as if they were normal USB drives.

5 great FPS game for Linux

Posted on November 21, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Linuxaria — Like I always say, the time where Linux games were not comparable with the Windows counterpart is past, and now , with the right hardware, you can play some great games also on your Linux box.