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Red Hat bridges business demands and IT delivery with new application platform and Linux container offerings
OpenShift Enterprise 3.1 and Red Hat Atomic Enterprise Platform provide a comprehensive, modular solution for developing, delivering and managing container-based applications across the open hybrid cloud
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has dropped 3.94% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the shares have posted positive gains of 0.27% in the last 4 weeks. The counter has underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.32% during the past week but Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 0.77%.
Personally, this whole business weighs on my heart and mind. There are software titles I use daily and I cannot understand their lack of widespread usage. Open source developers work tirelessly on their craft and, in the end, get little in return. It's time something is done about that.
What's the solution?
In one of my previous articles, where I wrote about the upcoming Slackware Live edition, I added some premature screenshots of the Plasma 5 packages I am announcing today. Just when I was preparing for upload, Pat released his big November 14th batch of updates to Slackware-current (including new kernel, compilers and X.Org), dubbing it “almost a beta”. That delayed the release process for my November Plasma 5 packages because I needed to check the impact of these updates to my already compiled packages.
Of the three distributions, I think Fedora is closest to the cutting edge, with openSUSE and Ubuntu both fairly close behind. However, Fedora and Ubuntu have relatively short support cycles with Fedora releases usually supported for about 14 months, Ubuntu 15.10 for just nine months and openSUSE 42.1 will receive three years of support.
The best distribution for the job will depend on the person and, of course, the role the distribution is to play. I think Fedora is aimed mostly at more technical users and people who like to tinker. Ubuntu is aimed squarely at Linux newcomers who generally want to just use their computer and openSUSE appears to be aiming at a sort of middle ground: people who have a little Linux experience and want options, but also want reliability and longer support cycles.
Specifically, the Open Sequencer Project is an attempt to design and build an automated DNA sequencer costing under $1,000. But it’s more: The goal is to introduce students to the world of genetics by providing access to capabilities normally found only in well-funded commercial and academic labs, and to achieve this using open source and open design methods.
Chapeau 23 is on it’s way, in the meantime enjoy Chapeau 23 Beta!
This build is a feature-complete release of the next major version of Chapeau built from Fedora Workstation 23, packages from the RPMFusion’s pre-release testing repos and packages from Chapeau’s 23 repo.
If you love having the latest software and don’t mind the odd issue that may crop up go ahead and check it out.
If you find an undocumented issue it would be appreciated if you report it either in the the support forum or if you can figure if a particular Chapeau package is to blame for an issue then you can also log & track issues on Github.
Moto X 2013 devotes can jump for joy as Sprint has just released the Android 5.1 upgrade over-the-air. This upgrade should soon arrive on all Moto X 2013 smartphones running stock Android, it is only a matter of patience.
The Android Wear update to version 1.4 brings support for a number of watch gestures. While they are turned on by default after the update, you can double check this by waking up your watch face with a touch. Swipe left, and scroll down until you see Settings. Tap on it, and touch Wrist Gestures. Not only will you be able to enable or disable wrist gestures, there is also a tutorial in the settings. Keep in mind that having the gestures on will negatively affect your battery life. With gestures, your watch will respond to the speed and direction that you move your wrist.
While Android is what XDA is mostly about today, we have a rich history of tweaking beyond (and prior to) Android. You likely had a phone before your Android devices, too. Which devices did you own prior, and back then, did you tinker and tweak those at all?
Android Wear has been around for over a year, and despite numerous software iterations and two generations of hardware filled with alternatives, the smartwatch game still hasn’t trickled down into the mainstream, and it has certainly not matched the prediction that analysts have been putting forth for years now.
If you've only recently started to get deeper into the whole smartphone tech thing, immersing yourself in the layers of geeky information that lie beneath the shiny surface, you've probably encountered the terms "stock Android" and / or "vanilla Android" more than a couple of times by now. What do they mean? They are basically used to describe phones that run a version of the Android operating system that looks, feels, and acts as close as possible to how Google — Android's creator — designed it to be.
BlackBerry has rolled out a new BlackBerry Priv emulator to help Android developers build apps for its latest smartphone. The tool could help developers who want to take advantage of Priv’s unique physical keyboard, which isn’t available on other popular Androids.
Ubuntu still provides one of the best and most intuitive desktops for Linux.
Installing Ubuntu is simple and hardware support is handled brillliantly.
The repositories are full of great applications and the default applications within Ubuntu whilst small in number are well thought out and fully featured.
Unfortunately the one let down is the Software Centre. The software is old, tired, confused, unintuitive and fails to do the one thing for which it is designed to do.
My advice is to install Ubuntu and then get Synaptic. After you have done that replace Totem with VLC and Firefox with Chrome.
Sometimes you’re in the market for a super cheap phone. Whether you’re just looking for a stopgap replacement, a backup or a burner, having a cheap and cheerful smartphone around is something worth considering.
Today, Motherboard spotted a TracFone on WalMart’s website, developed in partnership with LG, that has pushed the price of an Android smartphone down to less than $10.
The Wine development release 1.7.55 is now available.
What's new in this release (see below for details):
- Pulse audio driver.
- Various fixes for Microsoft Office 2013 support.
- Some more implementation of the Web Services DLL.
- More fixes for the latest C runtime version.
- Improvements to the Makefile generation.
- Various bug fixes.
The source is available from the following locations: