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Canonical Posts X.Org, Driver Patches For XMir

Canonical last week posted 15 patches so Mesa could support their Mir Display Server and specifically the Mir EGL platform. Those patches haven't received many comments from upstream Mesa developers, but there were more than 200 comments in our forums. Over the night, Canonical has posted X.Org Server patches for...

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Linus, Sarah and the Linux Civil Code

Anyone who has ever spent five minutes in the Linux blogosphere is probably already well-aware of Linux creator Linus Torvalds' propensity for speaking his mind in the plainest of terms. It was just slightly more than a year ago, after all, that he dropped an "F-bomb" on Nvidia, though that's...

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SourceForge's DevShare Offers Open Source Developers Monetization

Earlier this month, SourceForge--known as a central hosting and services site for countless open source projects--unveiled a beta version of a service called DevShare. DevShare is an opt-in revenue-sharing program "aimed at giving developers a better way to monetize their projects in a transparent, honest and sustainable way." The plan presents a way for developers of open source projects to monetize downloads and usage of their creations. After a few weeks of beta testing, some interesting reviews are coming in. According to SourceForge's announcement of DevShare: "DevShare is a new partnership program designed to make it easy for SourceForge developers to offer a selection of trusted open source applications to users, turning downloads into a source of revenue that can help fund their projects. This revenue will help these projects to grow and offer additional software to our users." This concept is not new. Other open source repositories have allowed developers to monetize downloads, but not at the scale of SourceForge.

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Wine 1.6 Released With 10,000+ Changes

After a slew of release candidates, Wine 1.6 was officially released today. The Wine 1.6 release comes just one year after the Wine 1.4 stable release but it packs in about 10,000 individual changes...

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JOE: Old-School Text Editor Teaches New Lessons

Joe's Own Editor is an endearing text editor that brings old-school charm to any Linux distro. Do not mistake being old-school for being outdated: JOE has been in use on the Linux desktop since 1988. It is a standard item in most distro repositories and is readily available in the...

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