Mele PCG02U is a $70 Ubuntu PC stick
Chinese computer maker Mele has been offering small Android and Windows computers for a few years. Now the company is selling a PC-on-a-stick that runs Ubuntu Linux.
- Mele PCG02U Ubuntu PC Stick Launches For $70
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS video review
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS was recently released, and many Linux users have been wondering what it has to offer and if it’s worth installing or upgrading from a previous release of Ubuntu.
Not to worry, a YouTuber by the name of Quidsup has a full video review of Ubuntu 16.04 that will walk you through the latest changes to Canonical's popular desktop distribution.
- [Older] Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Released, This Is What’s New
uNav 0.59 GPS Navigation App for Ubuntu Phones Brings Pinch-Zoom, a Refreshed UI
uNav developer Nekhelesh Ramananthan announced the release of version 0.59 of the default GPS navigation app for the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system for Ubuntu Phones.
According to the announcement, uNav 0.59, which has been dubbed "Beauty and the Beast," comes with exciting new features, among which we can mention a brand-new navigation structure, giving users the possibility of searching for locations, favorites or coordinates directly from the menubar, as well as a refresh of the UI (details below).
Entroware, one of the few hardware companies to offer laptops with Ubuntu MATE Linux operating system pre-installed, today announced a refresh of its Orion series of laptops.
We've been tipped earlier by one of our readers that there's a bug in the GNOME Software (Ubuntu Software) package manager which doesn't let users install third-party .deb files in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
- Verizon launches industry-leading large OpenStack NFV deployment
- Telcos Dial Up OpenStack And Mainstream It
- Verizon reveals biggest OpenStack cloud build
- Red Hat Increases Speed of Interactive Intelligence Private Cloud Delivery with OpenStack and Ceph
- OpenStack could be "de facto" cloud of choice says AT&T SVP
- NASA's JPL deploys private cloud based on Red Hat OpenStack
- TCS gains after launching new IT solution
- Red Hat OpenStack Scores Verizon, NASA as Major Customers
- Verizon Deploys OpenStack NFV in 5 Data Centers
- Red Hat Cites OpenStack Rollouts with Fastweb, Paddy Power Betfair, and Produban
- OpenStack Cloud Is The Telecommunications Mainstream
- At OpenStack Summit, "Stackanetes" and Other New Tools are Taking Shape
At OpenStack Summit, Red Hat Unveils Many Major Deployments
Red Hat is out with a slew of cloud-related announcements at this week's OpenStack Summit event in Austin, Texas, and one of them calls for the company to literally reach beyond the cloud — for the stars. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has built a private cloud based on Red Hat OpenStack Platform aimed to help it reach new frontiers in planetary exploration. That was just one of the major cloud computing updates from Red Hat this week.
- NASA JPL Builds Private Cloud Based On Red Hat Platform
What open source and OpenStack mean to the networking world | #OpenStack
OpenStack is providing a powerful tool for companies and the open-source community, but there’s a second world that is often ignored in the discussion. Networking is the world behind the scenes, moving the data that makes Cloud technologies work. While OpenStack itself is not a networking solution, it does have an effect on the people who move the data. This effect is both professional and philosophical.
Warsow 2.1 Recently Released With Offloaded Rendering
While checking on various Linux game benchmarks this morning, I noticed Warsow 2.1 was quietly released at the end of March without much attention.
Unreal Engine 4.12 Preview 1 Has The Vulkan Mobile Renderer
Epic Games today announced the first preview release for the upcoming Unreal Engine 4.12.
Unreal Engine 4.12 brings the sequencer featuring a non-linear editor with 3D animation editing to the game engine for producing in-game cinematics and more. There are also other cinematic related improvements with Unreal Engine 4.12 Preview 1. In preview form for this release is audio localization support and the capability of running the Unreal Editor in VR.
Tomb Raider tested on R7 370 4G and HD 7970
Thanks to Pepster from our IRC channel, I also managed to get results from his hardware, so we have an additional card to show results from. My computer is an i5-2500K@3.3 GHz, 8 GB of 1333 MHz RAM and the R7 370 4G. Pepster's rig has an i7-5830K and a HD7970. My rig runs Xubuntu 16.04 and thus uses Mesa 11.2 as stated in the official requirements for the game. Pepster used a bleeding edge Mesa from git on his Manjaro 15.12 installation.
- The Culling, the Unreal Engine 4 battle royale survival game is now on Linux & SteamOS
It's been a little over two weeks since the first Beta build of the upcoming antiX 16 Linux operating system was announced, and now we can get our hands on the second Beta release.
PulseAudio Adds Memfd Transport Support
PulseAudio gained support for utilizing the Linux kernel's memfd as a transport mechanism as spearheaded by the systemd/KDBUS crew.
Linux Kernel 3.12.59 LTS Out Now with Crypto & Networking Fixes, Updated Drivers
Linux kernel developer Jiri Slaby today announced the availability of the fifty-ninth maintenance release of the long-term supported Linux 3.12 kernel series, urging all users to update as soon as possible.
Looking at the appended shortlog, we can notice that Linux kernel 3.12.59 LTS is here to patch various security issues that have been discovered since the previous point release, version 3.12.58, which has been announced two weeks ago by Mr. Jiri Slaby, along with an important piece of information, that the Linux 3.12 series will be supported until 2017 because it is used in SUSE Linux Enterprise 12.
Linux infosec outfit does a Torvalds, rageblocks innocent vuln spotter
An open source security firm has blocked a security researcher who reported flaws in a recently issued patch in an apparent fit of pique.
Hector Martin took to Twitter on Tuesday to note a trivial crashing vulnerability in a recently issued patch by Grsecurity.
“I literally crashed my box by pasting a bunch of text into a terminal, due to a really sad bug in the patch,” Martin said.
In response, Grsecurity acknowledged the issue, which it said would be fixed in the next release. At the same time it blocked Martin on both Twitter and by IP address.
Mozilla Firefox 47.0 Is Now in Beta, Enables the VP9 Video Codec for Fast PCs
Now that everyone is enjoying the recently released Firefox 46.0 web browser, it is time for the Mozilla devs to start working on the next major version, Mozilla Firefox 47.0.
Mozilla Firefox 46.0 Lands in All Supported Ubuntu OSes with GTK3 Integration
We reported the other day that Mozilla released version 46.0 of its Firefox web browser, which happens to be a very important milestone for GNU/Linux users, as it finally brings the long-anticipated GTK3 integration.
Rust Developers Announce MIR, But It's Not What Comes To Mind
Developers working on the Rust programming language today formally announced MIR, but it's not to be confused with Ubuntu's Mir display server.
MIR is short for the Mid-level IR and is a new intermediate representation to be used by the Rust compiler stack. MIR has been in development over the past year and sits in between Rust's high-level IR (HIR) and LLVM's IR.
Proxmox VE 4.2 Officially Released with Let's Encrypt Support, ZFS Improvements
Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH, a renowned company developing the Proxmox VE (Virtual Environment) server virtualization operating system based on the Linux kernel, announced the release of Proxmox VE 4.2.
Proxmox VE 4.2 Released
Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH, the company developing the server virtualization platform Proxmox Virtual Environment (VE), today announced the general availability of version 4.2. The open source virtualization platform Proxmox VE is a hyper-converged solution enabling users to create and manage LXC containers and KVM virtual machines on the same host, and makes it easy to set up highly available clusters, as well as to manage network and storage via an integrated web-based management interface.
- KDE's Krita 3.0 Now In Beta
Krita 3.0 Painting Tool Enters Beta, Final Release Arrives in the Coming Weeks
The Krita developers announced just a few moments ago the release and immediate availability for download of the Beta build of the upcoming Krita 3.0 open-source digital painting tool for all supported platforms.
Krita 3.0 BETA builds out!
We have spent the last 20 days making over 80 fixes in Krita since the last Alpha build. We have decided it is time to enter the Beta phase! Furthermore, we’ve also spent time on improving our Windows builds. This should fix all the scary G’Mic crashes on Windows.
Hey, I'm new to linux. How do I create a config file? I'm trying to disable mouse acceleration, and apaprently I need to create a config file like this:
Section "InputClass"Identifier "My Mouse" MatchIsPointer "yes" Option "AccelerationProfile" "-1" Option "AccelerationScheme" "none" Option "AccelSpeed" "-1"
but I don't know how to create one. Does it need to be created via terminal or via a text editor or what? How is this done?submitted by /u/ManiacApple