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Redox OS, MINIX, Hurd & Genode Had Their Time At FOSDEM Too

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 1:02pm
While Linux is the most prominent operating system each year at the Free Open-Source Developers' European Meeting (FOSDEM), it's not a conference limited to just Linux. Once again there was a developer room dedicated to other operating systems like the Rust-written Redox OS...

Why I Run Fedora Linux On My Main Production System

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 12:50pm
With the Linux benchmarks at Phoronix there is a wide-range of Linux distributions (as well as BSDs, macOS, and the occasional Solaris and Windows) tested, but the operating system I end up running on my most-important production system is still Fedora Workstation. Recently I was interviewed by Fedora Magazine about my thoughts on the Red Hat backed distribution and more...

GNU's ddrescue For Disk Recovery Updated With New Options

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 10:05am
GNU ddrescue continues work on being a capable data recovery tool for copying data from a file or block device to another, doing more than just the dd command. GNU ddrescue 1.22 was released over the weekend as the newest version of this tool...