BSD Release: OpenBSD 5.7

By Stefan Sperling has announced the availability of OpenBSD 5.7. “We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 5.7. This is our 37th release on CD-ROM (and 38th via FTP/HTTP). We remain proud of OpenBSD’s record of more than ten years with only two remote holes….

From: DistroWatch


Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.1 released

By corbet The Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.1 release is out. “Highlights include: Improved automation to help combat spammers
that are abusing new top level domains; Tweaks to the SPF support to
block more spoofed emails; Increased character set normalization to
make rules easier to develop, block more international spam and stop
spammers from using alternate character sets to bypass tests;
Continued refinement to the native IPv6 support; and Improved Bayesian
classification with better debugging and attachment hashing.

From: LWN


Valve Releases OpenVR SDK

Valve Software today released the OpenVR SDK, an API and runtime that allows accessing virtual reality hardware from multiple vendors without requiring the applications be specifically targeting that platform…

From: Phoronix


Ubuntu Ditches Upstart

On April 23, 2015, Ubuntuversion 15.04 (code-named Vivid Vervet) was released. This isan important release, although superficially it looks much the same as theprevious version. The real difference is “under the skin”, as Ubuntu switches from theUpstart init system to systemd.

From: LXer