Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) Is Now Rebased on Linux Kernel 4.2 RC5
Canonical's Joseph Salisbury reported the summary of the Ubuntu Kernel Team meeting that took place on August 4, 2015, on the official IRC channels of the project.
Q4OS 2.0 Linux Distribution Will be Based on Debian 9 Stretch and Trinity Desktop 14.1
The developers of the Debian-based Q4OS Linux distribution built around the Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE) project, which aims to keep the spirit of the legacy KDE 3.5 desktop environment alive, informed Softpedia earlier about the immediate availability for download and testing of the first snapshot of Q4OS 2.0.
CentOS 7 Linux for ARM64 (AArch64) Architectures Is Now Officially Available
Back in May, we reported about the availability of an ISO image of the open-source CentOS 7 Linux operating system for the ARM64 (AArch64) hardware architectures, designed for those who want to build ARM devices powered by the CentOS distribution.
Also: Red Hat launches new Enterprise Linux 6.7
Slack starts accepting requests for beta access to its new Linux client
Team communication app Slack today announced the formal availability of a beta version of its app for devices running the Linux operating system.
“These builds may have some bugs or rough edges, but we won’t push out anything that we know to be extremely buggy or non-functional,” Slack says on the Google Forms page where you can sign up for beta access to the Slack Linux app. “We humbly ask only one thing of those who join: please give us your honest feedback so that we can make your Linux experience great.”
Teaching students the value of open source
Open source is not just about making something publicly accessible. It is a set of values—a way of working that practices open collaboration between a community to build or maintain something. On the basis of these values, today we can observe a vibrant and thriving open source community responsible for many of the great successes in many industries.
Hayao Miyazaki CG Tribute Made with Open Source Tools
Dono produced photorealistic worlds for the memorable stars of Spirited Away, Kiki’s Delivery Service, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, and many more of Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpieces using a suite of open source tools, including Blender for 3D, Gimp for image editing, and Natron for compositing. The only non-open source software was the rendering engine, Octane.
Why Open Source Software Growth Is Rising
GitHub CEO Chris Wanstrath discusses open source software and GitHub’s plan to expand internationally. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.”