Gentoo-Based Sabayon Linux Gets Its Monthly Update for August 2015
The developers of the Sabayon Linux distribution based on the well-known Gentoo operating system have released new Live ISO images for the supported editions of the Sabayon distro.
Western Greece switches to using open source GIS
The Decentralized Administration of Peloponnese, Western Greece and the Ionian is recommending the use of open source software solutions for its Geographic Information Systems. A memo from the IT department wants all public administrations to start using Qgis.
Ubuntu's Mir 0.14 Display Server Officially Released, Here's What's Coming in Mir 0.15
On July 28, Canonical, through Cemil Azizoglu, published the changelog of the recently released Mir 0.14 next-generation display server for Ubuntu Touch and Ubuntu Desktop Next operating system.
Watch: Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Linux Running on the MK808B Plus Quad-Core Mini TV Box
It was recently brought to our attention that someone made use of the generic Ubuntu MATE 15.04 root file system for aarch32 (ARMv7) based devices introduced a while ago, to run the famous Linux distribution on a MK808B Plus Quad-Core mini TV box device.
Canonical Patches Two BIND Vulnerabilities in All Supported Ubuntu OSes, Update Now
On July 28, Canonical, through Marc Deslauriers, published details about the availability of a new important update for the BIND packages in the Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems.
Move over, Ubuntu Touch and Android. There's new competition in town. The KDE community just unveiled Plasma Mobile, a free and open-source mobile operating system.
This is nothing new for the KDE project. Before Ubuntu Touch was ever announced, the KDE community had a long-term vision of convergence. Plasma 5 on the desktop has a “converged shell” that can switch between different interfaces for different device types. KDE even attempted to release tablets with their Plasma software preinstalled, but this never worked out.
Video recordings of the Akademy talks are now available in a low quality version to enable them to be released quickly. Higher quality version will be available later.
Second Release Candidate of NetBSD 7.0 Brings Latest OpenSSL and BIND Updates
On July 28, the NetBSD Project, through Soren Jacobsen, announced the immediate availability for download and testing of the second RC (Release Candidate) version of the anticipated NetBSD 7.0 distribution.