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Canonical is preparing to launch a new major update for Ubuntu phones and we now have a few more details about the new features, improvements, and fixes that are going to land very soon.
Zend, the PHP company, is updating its namesake PHP application server to version 8.5 providing new features and performance for users. The Zend Server 8.5 release builds on the Zend Server 8 milestone which debuted with the Z-Ray application insight technology.
SUSE is betting that the enterprise is ready to run Linux on ARM servers.
In today's open source roundup: Ars reviews the Chromebook Flip. Plus: System76 stops pre-installing Flash on Linux laptops. And the best Linux distros for beginners.
XBoard is an open source graphical chess interface that was made to be compatible with the X window system and that can accept mouse moves, support countless chess engines and even allow the playing of chess variations. It can also serve as a front-end for local game analysis, net server based games, or even email chess (auto-parsing of received mail moves and auto-sending of mail when move is done).
Nvidia is making some changes to the way it's installing its drivers on the Linux systems and they are now using a new kernel module source layout. It's not something that will directly impact users, but it's interesting to see that Nvidia is starting to shake things a little bit.
Laura is the founder and Lead Consultant for SafeStack, a specialist security training, development, and consultancy firm. What does that mean exactly? SafeStack helps organizations chose the right kind of security best practices from them. Then, she doesn't leave them hanging—her team shows them how to implement those new-found security protocols. This usually calls for a strong dose of workplace culture change, which might sound like a tall order, but Laura tells me in this interview "we want security to be any empowering tool for growth rather than a costly hindrance to innovation."Laura will speak at OSCON this year. Read more about her open source security tool AVA in this interview.read more
Version 4.2.3 is the latest stable release of Samba and is available for download. Samba is an open-source software solution for accessing shared Windows folders over a network.
AArch64 build aimed at testing and developmentSuse has made a version of its eponymous enterprise Linux distro available for hardware vendors who want to deliver products to market based on 64-bit ARM processors, in a new expansion of its partner program.…
Vivaldi, a web browser built by one of the Opera founders and his team, has been upgraded once more, and the developers seem to be preparing to exit Technical Preview 3 and enter the next stage, Technical Preview 4.
Bruce Eckel is the author of Thinking in Java, Thinking in C++, and a number of other books on computer programming. He's been in the computer industry for 30 years and periodically gets frustrated and tries to quit. We caught up with Bruce before he heads to OSCON 2015 to give a talk on creating trust organizations.
Another week has passed, and Canonical's David Planella sent in his regular report that informed us about the latest work done by the Ubuntu Community Team.
Popular open source CMS refresh still isn't "done," but it's getting close with announcement of commercial support.
The use of Docker as an application container management system has become standard practice for developers and systems engineers in the space of just two years. Some like to say that haven’t seen such a technological advance since OpenSSH. Docker is now a major player and is widely used in cloud systems architectures. But more than just that: Docker knows how to win developers over.
There are many of us want to use Windows and Ubuntu both at the same computer but dual booting does not seem easy to everyone. In this article I'll show you how you can dual boot your computer with Windows 10/8.1/8 and Ubuntu 15.04/14.10.
Ubuntu MATE 15.10 has a few windows managers, and one of those is Compiz. From the looks it, the developers of the distro are making some changes so that the entire Compiz experience is more enjoyable and more stable.
VIDEO: Doug Balog, general manager of IBM's Power Systems, discusses the big opportunity he sees for Power in Linux.
Apple isn't the only one that wants to track your smartphone. Google is jumping on board the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon bandwagon with a new set of open standards and APIs for hardware and software developers that the online ad giant hopes will give Apple's iBeacon a run for its money.
On July 14, SUSE LLC had the great pleasure of announcing that they will provide a new partner program expansion which brings support for 64-bit ARM server processors to their award-winning SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 operating system.