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OpenStack Mitaka Aimed at Simplifying Cloud Operations

Thursday 7th of April 2016 06:00:00 PM

eWEEK: The goal with Mitaka is to help enable easier integration and management of all the projects in the OpenStack Big Tent model.

How to get started with Ubuntu and Bash on Windows 10

Thursday 7th of April 2016 05:00:00 PM

ZDnet: The newest Windows 10 Fast Ring release, 14316, includes Ubuntu and Bash.

The Linux Kernel Continued Growing In 2016Q1: +500k L.O.C.

Thursday 7th of April 2016 03:00:00 PM

Phoronix: In 2016 there have been 15,821 commits so far that did +1749701 lines and 1196552 deletions or so far through Linux 4.6 the Linux kernel has increased by over five hundred thousand lines (553,149).

Moderate nss / nss-util / nspr security updates

Thursday 7th of April 2016 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxOs: There have been updates to the nss, nss-util and nspr packages to address moderate security flaws

Skype for Linux is lagging behind and falling apart due to Microsoft's neglect

Thursday 7th of April 2016 01:00:00 PM

PC World: Many features are missing, and the features it has don't work reliably.

Project Sputnik aims to woo Mac and Windows users to Linux

Thursday 7th of April 2016 12:00:00 PM

TechRepublic: Dell's Project Sputnik continues to roll out Linux-powered developer laptops.

What's the Kernel Space of Democracy?

Thursday 7th of April 2016 11:00:00 AM

LinuxJournal: Although government space bears little resemblance to kernel space, the question haunts me, because I can't help thinking democracies might learn something from Linux.

Why Microsoft needed to make Windows run Linux software

Thursday 7th of April 2016 06:00:00 AM

Ars: It's bash, it's Windows, it's not a virtual machine.

Qubes' Xen-Like Security Requires a Leap of Faith

Thursday 7th of April 2016 02:00:00 AM

LinuxInsider: It is based on the Fedora Linux desktop but goes well beyond Fedora's approach.

Intel's Vulkan Driver Should Be Merged Into Mainline Mesa Very Soon

Wednesday 6th of April 2016 10:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Intel developers are planning to merge their branched version of Mesa with their Vulkan graphics driver into mainline Mesa in just a matter of days.

OpenStack Vendor Mirantis Scores Big Win With VW

Wednesday 6th of April 2016 09:00:00 PM

eWEEK: VW will use Mirantis OpenStack cloud technology across its brands to enable a more agile DevOps model for building apps that support customers and partners.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 Officially Released

Wednesday 6th of April 2016 08:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 adds VPN (Virtual Private Network) support, a new welcome wizard, as well as support for downloading phone updates through mobile network.

The brand new OpenGL engine 'NXT' for RuneScape releases April 18th

Wednesday 6th of April 2016 07:00:00 PM

 GamingOnLinux: You want more MMO's on Linux?

Vivaldi 1.0 Web Browser Arrives for Linux Users as an Opera & Chrome Alternative

Wednesday 6th of April 2016 06:00:00 PM

 You really wanted and needed another browser, didn't you?

How to remove Unwanted Services from Linux.

Wednesday 6th of April 2016 05:00:00 PM

 tecmint: Because BleachBit can only do so much..

Open-Source Stress Testing & Torturing Your Linux Software/Hardware

Wednesday 6th of April 2016 04:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Looking to absolutely hammer your hardware or software for ensuring maximum reliability, thermal performance, or responsiveness? It's easy.

How to practically use your Linux terminal (four examples)

Wednesday 6th of April 2016 03:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Learn to love the terminal.

Adapt - Run any app version on any Ubuntu version

Wednesday 6th of April 2016 02:00:00 PM

ostechnix: Adapt utility allows you to install any package from any release of Ubuntu into any version of Ubuntu without using any PPA.

How to Use Awk and Regular Expressions to Filter Text or String in Files

Wednesday 6th of April 2016 01:00:00 PM

Learn how to use awk command with regular expressions to filter text or string in files.

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Yet another GTK+ update

GTK+ 3.20 was released a while ago; we’re up to 3.20.3 now. As I tried to explain in earlier posts here and here, this was a pretty active development cycle for GTK+. We landed a lot of of new stuff, and many things have changed. I’m using the neutral term changed here for a reason. How you view changes depends a lot on your perspective. Us, who implemented the changes, are of course convinced that they are great improvements. Others who maintain GTK+ themes or applications may have a different take, since changes often imply that they have to do work to adapt. Read more

Linux Kernel 3.4.112 LTS Has Many PowerPC, x86, HFS, and HFS+ Improvements

A couple of days ago, kernel developer Zefan Li released the one hundred twelfth maintenance build of the long-term supported Linux 3.4 kernel series for stable GNU/Linux users. Read more

Gentoo-Based Sabayon 16.05 Linux OS Switches to the Latest Linux 4.5 Kernel

Earlier today, April 29, 2016, the developers of the Gentoo-based Sabayon Linux operating system have announced the release of the respin ISO images for the month of May of 2016. Read more

Octa-core Cortex-A53 hacker SBC sells for $60

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