SparkyLinux 4.0 is new release of this Debian based operating system, it is created on the testing branch of Debian and comes with multiple desktop environments. Its lightweight linux distro and this latest release comes with Linux kernel 4.0.5. The new release is available with KDE, Xfce, MATE, LXDE, and LXQt desktop environments.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the funding of three new projects by the Linux Foundation, a new container coalition started by 21 industry leaders called Open Container Project, and more open source news.
It was recently brought to our attention that there's a video on YouTube where a guy show us how easy (or hard) is to install the Ubuntu 15.04 distribution on Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 laptop.
This year's Red Hat Summit brought together the company's executives, customers and partners from June 23 to 26 to discuss technology trends and product innovation. No Red Hat Summit event would be complete without at least one session on the roadmap for the core Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) platform, and the 2015 event was no exception.
Literacy used to be the domain of scribes and priests. Then the world became more complicated and demanded that everyone read and write. Computing is also a form of literacy, but having it only understood by a priesthood of programmers is not going to be enough for our complex, online world. "Learn to code" has become a mantra for education at all ages. But after clearing away the hype, why do people need to learn to code? What does it get us exactly? read more
The first Alpha for Kubuntu 15.10 was made available yesterday, but the announcement itself was overshadowed by a worrying statement from the developers. It looks like the future of Kubuntu, in the greater Ubuntu family, is uncertain.
The Wine development team has just released version 1.7.46. Wine enables Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, and OSX users to run Windows applications without a copy of Microsoft Windows.
After three weeks from the release of Unreal Engine 4.8, Epic Games announced recently the immediate availability for download of the first maintenance release, Unreal Engine 4.8.1.
Grub v2 offers a powerful rescue mode. Now using this mode, may not be exactly a walk in the park for most inexperienced users out there, so here's a guide on how to easily fix your Grub with the Boot Repair tool.
While there has been a lot of oooh-ing and ahhh-ing over what’s been coming out of the Red Hat Summit in Boston this week, probably the most intriguing news to come out of the proceedings is that Red Hat and Samsung Electronics America “announced a strategic alliance to deliver the next generation of mobile solutions for the enterprise,” according to Red Hat’s PR department.
Version 4.1 of the Linux kernel was released this week, and it includes a number of new features in the following areas.
Load balancing HTTP/HTTPS with Pound on Ubuntu 15.04 Server
Simply no place for closed-source components, sorry New Chromium builds will no longer download/install the Hotword Shared Module and will automatically remove the module on startup if it was previously installed.…
The Ardour project announced the immediate availability for download of the Ardour 4.1 DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software, a major release that adds new functionality and fixes bugs.
Chocolate Factory wants to be your GitHub, eventually With an uncharacteristic lack of fanfare, Google has decided to hang around the kitchen at the code repository party.…
The jury found that Sprint violated US Patents No. 8,127,345 and 8,387,155, both of which describe methods of "managing access to protected computer resources." According to the complaint (PDF), filed in 2012, Sprint's Simply Everything Plan and Everything Data Plan are both methods of "controlling access to Sprint’s protected network resources," and thus infringe the patents.
Red Hat has made it clear that its wants to be a major cloud company. Now, it's making sure you know that it also wants to be your cloud analytic partner.
EXT4 gets new encryption options.
A new TV series called Mr. Robot starting Rami Malek as a computer hacker that goes by the name of Elliot and uses Linux kernel-based operating systems to hack various entities is being aired on USA Network. I watch a lot of movies and television series, and since The Matrix, I was never amazed by a TV show, or movie until today. Mr. Robot changes that for me, especially that now I work with GNU/Linux operating systems and I've used all sorts of desktop environments.