Windows 10 Secure Boot requirement could make Linux user’s life harder
If you are a Linux open source operating system user then this recent news from Microsoft can make your life tougher. The new Secure Boot requirements can make installing the Linux operating system much harder than it ever used to be. Microsoft gives manufacturers an option to enable UEFI Secure Boot without providing you a manual kill switch, which means that you could only be able to boot your PCs with Microsoft approved operating systems.
- Ericsson Partners Ubuntu to Drive OPNFV & OpenStack Based Cloud Technologies for CSPs
Ericsson’s Cloud System Platform to Be Powered by Ubuntu
Canonical has struck a three-year deal with Ericsson to power up the Ericsson’s Cloud System platform with the Ubuntu operating system.
8 Weeks In France – GNU/Linux Triumphs On The Desktop
France has been a hotbed of GNU/Linux adoption for years and the effort is bearing fruit. Schools, governments and business are all playing a part.
Cutegram 2.1.1 Arrives with Many Improvements, Still the Best Telegram Client for Linux Ever
We’ve introduced Cutegram 2 a while back as the best Telegram Client for Linux ever. Since then, the application received several maintenance releases and it has been updated today, March 29, to version 2.1.1, a point release that brings many cool features to the application.
Rhythmbox 3.2 Arrives with Support for Soundcloud and Numerous Improvements
Rhythmbox 3.2 has been released today, March 29. This is the second maintenance release since Rhythmbox 3.0 was announced and it brings several new features, but also fixes those annoying bugs that you’ve reported since the last stable release of the software, version 3.1, which is still used as the default music player in many popular distributions, such as Ubuntu.
MKVToolnix 7.8.0 Brings More DTS Improvements, Drag and Drop Support in MKVInfo
A new maintenance release of the powerful and popular MKVToolnix software that allows users to manipulate MKV (Matroska) files in Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows operating systems, has been updated today to version 7.8.0, a release that introduces numerous improvements and some new features.
I've just released gnutls 3.3.14. This is a bug-fix release on the current stable branch.
- How To Install PyCharm 4.0.5 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems
- How To Install Recoll 1.20.3 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivatives
- How To Install MuseScore 2.0.0 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems
- How to secure SSH login with one-time passwords on Linux
- Share a wireless connection via ethernet in GNOME 3.14
- Some slick awk Built-ins
- How to change the duration of screencast in Gnome 3.16
- How To Install Tomcat 8 On Ubuntu 14.04 And 14.1
- How to end calls using the power button (Android)
- How To Install PowerDNS On Ubuntu 14.04
- How to install Gnome on Arch Linux [Arch Tutorial]
- How To Dual Boot Windows 8.1 And Fedora
Create A Rad Spaceship In Captain Forever Remix, Now On Linux & Thoughts Thrown In
Captain Forever Remix is a colourful and fun spaceship action and building game that just released into early access, and I took a look.
Why Microsoft Corporation Exclusivity Deal With Activision Blizzard, Inc. Will End This Year
The contract between the two companies means that before PC and PS4, Activision has to release its ‘Call of Duty’ expansion packs on Microsoft consoles, which at the moment are Xbox One and Xbox 360. This may not be a big deal for most gamers, but can play a vital role in deciding which console to opt for if the person is a COD fan. Microsoft has a similar deal with EA Sports over ‘FIFA Ultimate Team Legends’.
- ckhet: I have no idea what I’m doing
LG Spirit With Android 5.0 Lollipop Launched at Rs. 14,250
LG has launched one of its new curved mid-range smartphones in India, the LG Spirit, listing it on its country-specific website at Rs. 14,250. The company has not yet announced availability details for the smartphone.
VLC For Android 1.2 Adds Audio Playlists And Better Android TV Support, Plus A Few Bug Fixes
The popular Video LAN Client may finally have a stable release for Android, but that doesn't mean it can't be improved. The 1.2 update adds support for audio playlists, which was apparently missing from the previous releases. Unfortunately due to the limitations of M3U files (the default playlist type for the desktop version of VLC) it's tricky to simply copy your playlists from your computer to your phone. You'll probably need to set them up manually in the app, as below.
Verizon restarts seeding Android Lollipop OS update to Samsung Galaxy S5 users in US
Verizon is re-seeding the Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop) OS update, for Samsung Galaxy S5 users who have subscribed to its wireless network services in the US.
Moto X 2014 next in line for Android 5.1 Lollipop update
After the Nexus devices, Motorola is rumored to be next in line to receive the Android 5.1 Lollipop update. And with news that the Android 5.1 Lollipop notes already up at the Motorola website, it seems practically imminent that the Moto X will be getting the updated Android OS soon.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Gets Android 5.1 Lollipop CM12.1 Custom ROM via Team Nocturnal [How to Install]
A new Android 5.1 Lollipop CM12.1 custom ROM has been made available to the Samsung's 2014 flagship smartphone, Galaxy S5.
2014 Moto G owners in the U.K. get Android 5.0 Lollipop
Owners of the 2014 Moto G in the U.K. are now receiving the handset’s latest Android 5.0 Lollipop software. The release brings lots of new features and improvements, including Google’s gorgeous new Material Design overhaul.
Verizon restarts Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout for Galaxy S5
Verizon customers with a Galaxy S5 are finally getting Lollipop again, almost two months after the update began its rollout and was subsequently pulled. In addition to visual improvements, the update brings numerous new features.
Android 5.1 update rumored to bring new version of TouchWiz to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (UPDATE)
According to a report published this weekend, the new version of TouchWiz that is found on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge could be made available to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 when the phablet receives its Android 5.1 update. The first Samsung devices to get the Android 5.1 update will be the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Keep in mind that none of this has been confimed by Samsung and is all speculation at this point.
- Verizon Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Rolling Out Now---Again
Open Source Mandatory for Indian Government Projects
I've written about the potential for open source in China several times, and the same can be said about India. Here's some big news on that front, just announced by the Government of India's Department Of Electronics & Information Technology [.pdf]:
India backs open source software for e-governance projects
India has said it will use open source software in all e-governance projects, though it did not rule out the use of proprietary software to meet specialized requirements.
NASA Goddard Releases Open Source Core Flight Software System Application Suite to Public
The Innovative Technology Partnerships Office at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, announced the release of its core Flight System (cFS) Application Suite to the public. The cFS application suite is composed of 12 individual Command and Data Handling (C&DH) flight software applications that together create a reusable library of common C&DH functions.
WordPress 4.2 Beta 3 Released, Final Version Around the Corner
Version 4.2 of WordPress, the world’s most popular web software that allows anyone to create beautiful blogs and websites in minutes, is getting closer with the recently released Beta 3 version that brings over 65 changes. The new version is available for download here.
For Hardware Makers, Sharing Their Secrets Is Now Part of the Business Plan
Facebook showed plans last week for drone aircraft that beam lasers conveying high-speed data to remote parts of the world.
As powerful as that sounds, Facebook already has something that could be even more potent: a huge sharing of its once-proprietary information, the kind of thing that would bring a traditional Silicon Valley patent lawyer to tears.
- New York Times releases open source Objective-C project
Development Tools Tutorial Accepted into 2015 Linux Plumbers Conference
In a departure from prior Plumbers tradition, we are pleased to announce not a Development Tools Microconference, but rather a set of Development Tools tutorials, including interactive tutorials, demos, and short presentations. Topics include Coccinelle (Julia Lawall), testing and debugging tools (Shuah Khan), issues with copying and pasting Linux kernel code (Michael Godfrey), and LLVM/clang and the Linux kernel (Behan Webster).
Open Source Conference Albania 2015
OSCAL (Open Source Conference Albania) is the first annual international tech conference in Albania organized by the open source community in Albania to promote software freedom, open source software, free culture and open knowledge.
Google has announced a couple of days ago, on March 27, that the Chrome OS Beta channel is now open to anyone daring to test the upcoming major release of the Linux kernel-based operating system designed for Chromebooks, which will bring a number of attractive features.
When i use the gui in network manager and disable one adapter it disables all of them. I have one internal, and one USB wifi adapter. I would like to control them independently. Is this a bug/failure of network manager?
I have also noticed this behavior in ubuntu about 2 years ago.submitted by javi404