You have one second extra tonight!

By Fiona heavey Official clocks will hit 23:59:59 as usual, but then they’ll say 23:59:60, before rolling over into 2017. This is known as a ‘leap second’ and timekeepers slip them in periodically to keep our clocks in sync with the Earth’s rotation.

From: LXer


Distribution Release: PelicanHPC 4.1

By Happy New Year 2017! The first release announcement of the year goes to the PelicanHPC project (formerly known as “ParallelKnoppix”) which develops a specialist Debian-based distribution that can be easily set up as a node for a High-Performance Computing cluster network. It is maintained by Aissam Hidoussi at….

From: DistroWatch