Quick news in brief about the past 3 days in Linux

There’s always something going on. I didn’t want to write a separate article about these news, though. So here comes a collection about what happened in the past few days in the world of Linux.

NVIDIA proprietary Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD driver 340.32 released

Well, the title said it all. I wrote an article about it with download links and installation instructions. Check it out: NVIDIA proprietary Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD driver 340.32

Linus Torvalds: Linux 3.17-rc1

Linus announced the availability of Linux kernel 3.17-rc1, one day earlier than planned (due to him being on a plane at 17th August when it was supposed to be released).

Debian Linux became 21 years old

At 16th August Debian was celebrating it’s 21st birthday. Happy birthday! 🙂

Mageia 5 alpha 2 released

The developers of Mageia Linux has announced the availability of Mageia 5 alpha 2. This release is featuring Linux kernel 3.15.6, X.Org 1.16, Mesa 10.2.5.

[ download alpha 2 | detailed information | errata | features planned for Mageia 5 ]

Viber for Linux updated

The popular Viber app updated it’s Linux client. Finally it has the same features as the Windows version.

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