The Debian-based Raspbian Linux distribution that's widely used among Raspberry Pi owners is receiving a bit of a facelift for its LXDE user interface.
Simon Long has joined the Raspberry Pi Foundation as a UX engineer and has been initially tasked with improving the Raspbian user interface. "I took a look at the LXDE environment in Raspbian on day one, and, while perfectly functional, I felt it could do with a bit of a tidy up. I’m not about making changes for the sake of change, but a lot of the behaviour was inconsistent and potentially confusing to the user, and I wanted to fix that as a priority," explained Simon in a new blog post today on the Raspberry Pi blog.
Linux 3.19-rc2 Is A Tiny Release
Due to Christmas and conventional employees tending to take time off at the end of the year, Linux 3.19-rc2 was released as an abnormally tiny release this Sunday evening.
What will 2015 bring for the open source cloud?
Regardless of what we see in 2015, the open source cloud will continue to grow, change, and adapt. What is your top prediction for this year?
'One frickin' user interface for Linux'
It's almost 2015 now, and it turns out he was right. That "1FUI" is called whatever Android has, and it has made Linux the dominant player in the next big computer revolution. Linux does great in servers, embedded stuff, supercomputing, and utterly owns mobile computing (Apple people, the world is bigger than the US, UK, and Australia).
Linux didn't need a 'year of desktop Linux' after all.
Is this the list of Samsung Tizen Smart watches to battle Android wear in 2015?
Samsung have launched a number of Tizen Smart watches this year, including the Gear S, Gear 2 / Neo, and also have updated the Operating System (OS) of the Galaxy Gear, which originally shipped with a cut down version of Android, to the Tizen OS.
flareGet Download Manager No Longer Needs to Merge Downloaded File Segments
flareGet 4.0-75, a full-featured, advanced, multi-threaded, multi-segment download manager and accelerator for Linux, has been upgraded and is now available for download.