Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 3.9 RC4, Download Now

Linus Torvalds announced the immediate availability of the forth release candidate in the 3.9 branch of the Linux kernel. It’s Monday and this means that Linus Torvalds has released a new Linux kernel over the weekend, probably at an impossible...

phpMyAdmin 4.0.0 Beta 3 Is Available for Testing

phpMyAdmin, the popular tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL databases, has just reached version 4.0.0 Beta 3. The developers of phpMyAdmin have just released the third development version, in a new branch of the application....

The Puzzling Case of the Chromebook Pixel

“To steal a line from Austin Powers, ‘How about NO ya loonie!’” said Slashdot blogger hairyfeet. “I mean who is THAT stupid, because frankly I’ll be happy to sell them some magic beans to go with their Pixel. It’s a...

Precise Puppy Is a Fast, Furious Distro

The latest version of Puppy Linux could easily win best of breed; it’s got all the convenience and user-friendliness you would expect from its bloodline, but this Precise Puppy also possesses whippet-like speed. That’s impressive when you consider that it...