Linux and Open Source news headlines
Updated: 1 hour 43 min ago
Jason Baker's recent article on open source home automation tools landed in my RSS feed, and because I recently bought a new home, and am interested in automating some things—or lots of things, really—I read with great interest. In the process, I learned about openHAB, and I was hooked right away. I picked openHAB for my own experimentation because of my slight familiarity with Java.read more
Suman Chakravartula informs us about the availability for download of a new version of his Rockstor 3.8 Linux-based NAS (Network-attached storage) solution, version 3.8-13.
The Xubuntu team is pleased to announce the immediate release of Xubuntu 16.04. Xubuntu 16.04 is an LTS (Long-Term Support) release and will be supported for 3 years. The final release images are available as Torrents and direct downloads from http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/. As the main server will be very busy in the first few days after release, we recommend using the Torrents wherever possible.
The Xenial Xerus want to get cloudy, but first let battle be joined in GPL hell! Canonical will today (April 21st) launch version 16.04 of its Ubuntu Linux distribution, Xenial Xerus, the new long-term-support version of project.…
Canonical has launched the Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial Xerus" release as the sixth LTS version of the Linux kernel-based operating system for both desktops and servers.
Zabbix is an enterprise level monitoring tool which monitors the entire IT infrastructure such as server, network and devices. Zabbix is completely an opensource and its currently supporting all major Linux distribution like Debian, Ubuntu & CentOS.
Ubuntu isn't the only distro out with a new update.
Recruiters target penguinistas for Azure sales joy. Exclusive Microsoft is recruiting from open-sourcers to build a unit apparently selling open-source wares on its Azure cloud.
Mozilla today announced the availability of future releases of their popular Firefox web browser in the snap package format for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
Dell Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Version 5 adds an enterprise-focused, integrated open source cloud offering that expands channel momentum between Dell, Red Hat and Intel.
4images Gallery is an image gallery management system. It is written in PHP and uses MySQL database to store its data. 4images Gallery is free for private and non-commercial use.
Who's ready for the next long-term support version of Ubuntu? There's something new here whether you use Ubuntu on the desktop, server, cloud, smartphone, tablet, or mainframe. Yes, mainframe.
MediaTek’s $20 “LinkIt 7687 HDK” module runs FreeRTOS on its WiFi-enabled, Cortex-M4F based MT7687F SoC, and offers Arduino shield expansion. LinkIt Smart 7688 Readers of LinuxGizmos are likely familiar with the MediaTek Labs LinkIt family of IoT-focused, open spec hacker boards from its only Linux-friendly board, the $13, OpenWrt-based LinkIt Smart 7688. Now that we’ve […]
Nick Hamilton is a sys admin by day, but is secretly (or maybe not so secretly; it's on the Internet) also an artist. He has worked with several high-end graphics applications, and like many artists with demanding tastes in their toolset, ended up in awe over the myriad features and full-on flexibility of Krita.read more
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (‘Xenial Xerus’) is supported for 5 years with critical security, bug and app updates from Canonical, the company that makes Ubuntu. And as a ‘Long Term Support’ release this version of Ubuntu become the new recommended install, the one that new users should use.
Softpedia has been informed by Ubuntu MATE project leader Martin Wimpress about the general availability of the Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system.
For over a decade and a half, LinuxFest Northwest has flown the flag literally in Microsoft’s backyard, an annual open source event held the last weekend in April in Bellingham, Wash. LFNW features presentations and exhibits on various free and open source topics, as well as Linux distributions and applications. It usually has something for everyone from the novice to the professional.
Docker is basically a concept of creating a light weight ‘Virtual Machines’ within a Linux Machine by just creating a single process in it. The real meaning of a Docker is “person who load and unload the containers from a ship’.
STEMM Role Models is a website that helps connect event organizers with presenters from underrepresented groups. Diversity is important to me, so the project caught my eye.read more
Ask advocates what their goal is for Linux, and many will say, half-seriously and half-joking, "World domination." However, there is another goal that few seem interested in today -- the creation of a completely free operating system.