The Screenly signage software for the Raspberry Pi is being converted to Ubuntu Snappy Core, enabling OTA updates and transactional rollbacks. Canonical and Screenly, which makes what it calls “the most popular digital signage solution for the Raspberry Pi,” have announced a partnership to build the Screenly signage stack on Ubuntu Snappy Core. Screenly, which […]
How has open source changed it - and can it survive Windows PC decline? Exclusive interview At Xamarin's Evolve conference in Orlando, at the end of April 2016, I had a rare opportunity to sit down with Mads Torgersen and Dustin Campbell to discuss the future of the C# programming language.
The open source file sharing ecosystem accommodates a large variety of projects, each supplying their own solution, and each with a different approach. There are a lot of reasons to choose an open source solution rather than commercial solutions like Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, or OneDrive.
SeeedStudio announced a new single-board computer (SBC) called SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green Wireless, the first BeagleBone board with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE).
PLUMgrid INC, which provides tools for OpenStack cloud providers, has been participating in the open source community since the company was founded in 2011. It started working with the Linux kernel community to create a distributed, programmable data plane and contributed to eBPF (extended Berkeley Packet Filter), a key component in building networks that are agile, fast and secure. eBPF has been upstreamed since Linux kernel version 3.16.
TeslaCrypt's master key has been released to the public, shutting down the ransomware for good in an unexpected twist in the malware's story.
As software continues to require more and more resources, my aging laptop (an HP DV6-7010) has gotten to the point where it requires a lighter distro to perform optimally when bogged down with my gazillion browser tabs and graphics I'm editing. I tried Xubuntu, but found that even it started getting kind of funky when I dealt with a heavy workload. So of course the next step was Lubuntu with its LXDE desktop environment. This was my first experience with anything LXDE based...
Apprenda today announced that it now offers a commercial distribution of Kubernetes, the well-known tool for deploying and managing containerized applications. Along with the new product, Apprenda will also offer enterprise support subscriptions to companies running Kubernetes.
It did not even hit the stable channel, and the upcoming Manjaro Linux 16.06 "Daniella" operating system has received its first update pack, for the Release Candidate build.
A new release, Mitaka, brings new features to the various projects that make up OpenStack. And while it's exciting to take advantage of a six month release cycle to gain new features and fix issues, the rapid pace of development can make OpenStack difficult to keep up with, even for seasoned cloud professionals. Fortunately, there are many great learning resources out there, from books to training to official documentation, and of course, many community-created articles and blog posts as well. read more
Chakra GNU/Linux maintainer Neofytos Kolokotronis announced the availability of the latest KDE technologies in the main software repositories of the rolling OS.
Sumana Harihareswara and Maria Naggaga gave back-to-back talks at OSCON 2016 on how we can build our open source communities in such a way that contributors feel safe and loved. read more
Zbigniew J'drzejewski-Szmek has announced the release of systemd 230, a major update of the modern init system adopted by various GNU/Linux operating systems.
The cd command is a command-line OS shell command used to change the current working directory. A directory is a logical section of a file system used to hold files. Directories may also contain other directories. The cd command can be used to change into a subdirectory, move back into the parent directory, move all the way back to the root directory or move to any given directory.
ubuntuBSD developer Jon Boden has prepared today a new tutorial, aimed at those who are planning on installing the ubuntuBSD operating system using nothing but a USB flash drive.
We are happy to announce the release of Calculate Linux 15.17. Calculate Linux Desktop, featuring either the KDE (CLD), the MATE (CLDM) or the Xfce (CLDX) environment, Calculate Linux Scratch (CLS), Calculate Directory Server (CDS), Calculate Scratch Server (CSS), Calculate Media Center (CMC) are all available ...
In this tutorial we are going to show you how to install and manage software on a Linux VPS running CentOS 7 as an operating system.
One of the many great keynotes given at the Community Leadership Summit (CLS) this year was by Rod Martin of Mautic, creator of marketing automation software. read more
Also included: OSCON folds tent, Pinguy developer might pull plug, Libreboot joins with GNU, Arch and Fedora repository news, and a new version of the Pi Zero.
Christian Grail gave a talk at OSCON 2016 titled: "How to convince your manager to go open source." I thought the perspective was going to be from the user side but it was from the employee side, about convincing your manager to open source the projects at your company. 6 questions your manager will ask "Isn't the quality going to suffer?" read more