Ubuntu Touch OTA-11 Launches Next Week for Supported Ubuntu Phones and Tablets
Another week has passed, and the major OTA-11 software update for the Ubuntu mobile operating system, which powers the Ubuntu Phone and Tablet devices, is getting closer to a final release.
Linux Kernel 3.18.34 LTS Has OCFS2 Improvements, Updated Intel GPU Drivers, More
Immediately after informing the community about the general availability of Linux kernel 4.1.25 LTS, kernel developer Sasha Levin published details about the release of Linux kernel 3.18.34 LTS.
CentOS 7 KDE: not for home users
Whom can I recommend CentOS to? Probably to people I mentioned in the very beginning of this article: students who want to dedicate their life to system administration. You need to learn how to search for the answers, how to do things manually. That is your profession. That is your bread. CentOS gives you a brilliant opportunity to learn all of that along with learning the system itself.
But CentOS is not for home users who want things done quickly and easily, I'm afraid.
System76 Is Giving Away a Lemur Laptop Preloaded with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
System76, a US-based hardware company known for building powerful computers with the popular Ubuntu Linux preloaded, has announced earlier that they are giving away one of their superb Lemur laptops during the Denver Mini Maker Faire event.
Feral Interactive announced today that F1 2015 will be released on May 26th for Linux; it will be the first ever FORMULA ONE™ game to grace Linux. Developed and published by Codemasters for consoles and Windows PC, F1 2015 is the most realistic simulation of FORMULA ONE racing ever.
openSUSE 42.2 Alpha1, Not Just for Nerds, Rebellin Impressin'
Today in Linux news Ludwig Nussel announced the release of openSUSE Leap 42.2 Alpha1. In other news, Jack Germain was impressed with Rebellin Linux from the start and blogger DarkDuck said CentOS isn't for home users. Mozilla' Asa Dotzler returns to Firefox and Richard Smith said Linux is "not just for computer nerds" anymore.
Ludwig Nussel today announced openSUSE Leap 42.2 Alpha1 saying this release is mainly 42.1 plus updates and SLE12SP2 Beta1, Qt 5.6, and Linux 4.4. He hopes another alpha will land before the upcoming openSUSE conference and having a developmental release every month until Final in November. Test hounds can still check the installer and hardware support. While 42.2 is supposed to be a minor update, big changes are coming in YaST, X, KDE, GNOME and systemd.
Is Ubuntu's Convergence the Future of Linux?
Convergence is not a word on everybody's lips. But if Canonical Software, the company that controls Ubuntu, has any say, it soon will be.
Others may be more skeptical.
Canonical describes convergence as "a single software platform that runs across smartphones, tablets, PCs, and TVs. It is designed to help make converged computing a reality: one system, one experience, multiple form factors."