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Software Collections on RHEL6/CentOS6

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Some months ago Red Hat introduced Red Hat Software Collections 1.0 Beta (which was later released) which is essentially a software suite that as of the first release 1.0 introduces newer versions of programming languages such as Python 2.7 and 3.3, PHP 5.4, Perl 5.6.13 and databases MariaDB /

VirtualBox video capturing

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As of v.4.3 VirtualBox will have built-in video capturing support which allows one to record the guest OS easily through the VirtualBox Manager GUI. This feature was previously available but only by use of external programs (ffpmeg) and it required additional configuration. With v.4.3 (currently in Beta2) the screen

VirtualBox 4.1.26 and 4.2.12 released

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Oracle released updated versions for two of the current Virtual Box branches 4.1 and 4.2. Both of them include updates to improve stability and fix regressions. Apart from the usual bug fixes there are a few that are worth mentioning:   Virtual Box 4.1.26 (changelog) guest additions compile fix

GPU benchmark tools for Linux

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Unigine Corp is an international company specialized in real-time 3D products based on their own 3D engine Unigine. They designed the strategy game Oil Rush and they also provide GPU benchmarking tools for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X which are free for personal use. The most popular one