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Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 Officially Released for OnePlus One, Nexus 4, and Nexus 7

Saturday 9th of April 2016 02:00:26 AM
We have confirmation that the Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 update has been officially released for OnePlus One, Nexus 4, and Nexus 7 devices.

Top 5: 12 memes, Picademy, AMP open or closed? and more

Saturday 9th of April 2016 12:06:04 AM
In this week's Top 5, we highlight Stephen Walli's 12 memes to explain open source software, an introduction to Picademy, Matthew Tift's thoughts on whether Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) are good or bad for the web, a question from resident-question-asker-and-answer-seeker Jason Baker on what you'll use to deploy your next big application, and an interview with Jess Portnoy, a PHP developer working on the monitoring tool JaM.read more

How Remix's Android will eat the world

Friday 8th of April 2016 10:57:27 PM
Apple, Microsoft, are you listening?Interview Which platform will the next billion people on the internet use? Is it more likely to be Microsoft’s Windows squeezed onto low-cost mobile hardware, or a mobile OS given some steroids? Three former Google executives are betting it's the latter.…

Open source geeks in a world of silos

Friday 8th of April 2016 09:48:50 PM
Bryan Lunduke is well known in free software circles. He's a writer of books and Network World articles. He co-founded the Linux Action Show and is a co-host of the Bad Voltage podcast. In between hobbies, he has a day job doing marketing for SUSE and serving on the openSUSE board.read more

Bruce Douglass' Agile Systems Engineering (Published by Morgan Kaufmann)

Friday 8th of April 2016 08:40:13 PM
System engineers in aerospace, defense, automotive, transportation andrail, not to mention embedded software developers across disciplines, willbe drawn to the ideas in Dr Bruce Douglass' new book Agile Sy

Another day, another flash exploit

Friday 8th of April 2016 07:31:36 PM
Adobe has released an update to flash to fix an exploit being used for ransomware attacks. The article indicates there are updates for Linux too.

Docker Part 4: building and publishing custom docker images

Friday 8th of April 2016 06:22:59 PM
For this tutorial, we will use the Whale Docker image. The Whale is the official mascot of Docker and the Whale docker image resembles the cowsay program which generates ASCII pictures of a cow in the terminal with a message. It can also generate pictures using pre-made images of other animals, such as Tux the Penguin, the Linux mascot.

Looking at the $15 PINE 64 Single Board

Friday 8th of April 2016 05:14:22 PM
A German fellow with the YouTube username Rhymoore shows his PINE 64, the 64 bit single board computer that’s been taking preorders for $15 on Kickstarter, booting the Android based Remix OS on his 4K monitor. Glitches still exist, but those will likely get ironed out.

Clicks, pops, and troubleshooting recordings on Linux

Friday 8th of April 2016 04:05:45 PM
In my article on how to set up a Linux-based music server at home, I mentioned that I have two CuBox-i4 cube computers, using the Volumio music system, serving music in my home.read more

NeuroVoider, a slick new twin-stick shooter RPG now in Early Access with Linux support

Friday 8th of April 2016 02:57:08 PM
NeuroVoider has probably one of the most amusing license agreements around, and the game looks great too. It's a slick new twin-stick shooter RPG, and the developer sent me a key.

The April 2016 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine

Friday 8th of April 2016 01:48:31 PM
The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the April 2016 issue.

The April 2016 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine

Friday 8th of April 2016 01:48:31 PM
The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the April 2016 issue.

Teaching teachers to teach open source

Friday 8th of April 2016 12:39:51 PM
Teaching students to participate in open source communities can be difficult. Teaching teachers to teach students to participate in open source communities can be even more challenging.read more

How to build a kernel module with DKMS on Linux

Friday 8th of April 2016 11:31:14 AM
Supposed you wanted to install a device driver for a new graphics card or a network interface card that you purchased, and for whatever reason (e.g., missing kernel driver, outdated driver version, non-common build options), you decided to compile and install the driver module from the source yourself. So you went ahead and downloaded the ...

Heartbleed Remains a Risk 2 Years After It Was Reported

Friday 8th of April 2016 10:34:03 AM
"OpenSSL now has a well-known and published approach for how it will appropriately inform all interested parties of security advisories," Emily Ratliff, senior director of infrastructure security at The Linux Foundation, told eWEEK. "Even trivial patches must follow the review process."

50 Embedded Linux Conference presentation slide decks on tap

Friday 8th of April 2016 09:36:52 AM
The Linux Foundation has posted slide presentations from this week’s Embedded Linux Conference, which featured the first ever ELC keynote by Linus Torvalds. In case you missed this week’s North American Embedded Linux Conference and OpenIoT Summit in San Diego, you’ll be happy to know that videos of the live streamed event will be released […]

Rugged field controller supports multi-wireless, does PoE PD

Friday 8th of April 2016 08:39:41 AM
Axiomtek’s “ICO310” is a Linux-ready, DIN-rail field controller and IoT gateway, featuring a Braswell CPU, -20 to 60°C support, IP40, and PoE PD. Axiomtek bills its ICO310 as the industry’s first field controller with PoE PD (Power over Ethernet Powered Device), which lets you power the device over one of its dual GbE ports. The […]

Windows 10 with Ubuntu now in public preview

Friday 8th of April 2016 07:42:30 AM
'Insider' update includes Linux along with new Skype, dark theme and more. Microsoft's latest "Insider" Windows 10 preview Build 14316, includes the Windows Subsystem for Linux along with a flurry of other new features.

How to install SOGo on Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

Friday 8th of April 2016 06:45:19 AM
In the following article we’ll explain how to install SOGo on Ubuntu 14.04. SOGo is a fully supported and trusted groupware server with a focus on scalability and open standards.

Vivaldi 1.0.435.42 Update Now Live to Patch Address Bar Spoofing Vulnerability

Friday 8th of April 2016 05:48:08 AM
We've just been informed by Ruarí Ødegaard of Vivaldi about the immediate availability for download of the first minor point release in the stable branch of the web browser.

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European Unified Patent Court goes Open Source

Using Private Cloud and Drupal as a starting point together with small expert partners and agile management the new platform for the European UPC has been shaped to the exact requirements and quickly adapted while more needs surfaced. The only ready to use Open Source tool used has been Zarafa Collaboration Platform which integrated with the Case Management System will provide secure email, instant messaging, file sharing and video conferencing to the platform's users. The result is that, thanks to Open Source based platform and by working with SMEs, the UK IPO team has been able to deliver to the Unified Patent Court team the project earlier than planned and under budget. Read more

Linux Foundation: Open Source Programming and DevOps Jobs Plentiful

Open source can help you make money, especially if you have skills in programming or DevOps, which is emerging as one of the hottest areas of interest for hiring managers seeking open source admins and developers. That's according to the latest Open Source Jobs Report from the Linux Foundation, which is out this week. Read more Also: The 2016 Open Source Jobs Report: Companies Hungry for Professional Open Source Talent

Basho Open Sources Some Bits

Leftovers: Ubuntu

  • The Simply Ubuntu Desktop
    Over on Flickr, fosco_ submitted this simple Ubuntu desktop, with just a few things tweaked for a cleaner experience. Like we’ve said, sometimes less is more, and this desktop makes good use of a few widgets to make a great UI even better.
  • HP Linux Imaging and Printing 3.16.5 Supports Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Debian 8.4
    The team of developers behind the HPLIP (short for HP Linux Imaging and Printing) project, announced a few moments ago the availability of the fifth maintenance build in the 3.16 stable series of the software. For those of you who are not in the loop, HP Linux Imaging and Printing is an open-source initiative to bring the latest HP (Hewlett-Packard) printer drivers to GNU/Linux operating systems. The software has a pretty active development team working behind it, releasing maintenance builds at least once a month.
  • Convergence delayed: Unity 8 won’t be the default desktop in Ubuntu 16.10
    Canonical’s vision of convergence—a single, highly adaptive environment that spans mobile and desktop uses—has been delayed yet again. The Unity 8 desktop and Mir display server, which are key to that vision, won’t be used by default in Ubuntu 16.10, according to discussion in the Ubuntu Online Summit.
  • Questions and answers: Ubuntu bq tablet
    After Jack Wallen's recent review of the bq Aquaris M10 tablet, he was hit with a number of questions about the tablet. Jack addresses some of those questions to help you decide if the Ubuntu tablet is a worthy investment.