The IT department at the French National Assembly should improve its support for Linux, says National Assembly Deputy Sergio Coronado. In a letter to the Assembly’s president, he objects to the lack of software updates and absence of technical support for deputies that use Linux on their computers.
Hi, I thought about the emergence of Flatpak and its impact on the Linux ecosystem.
Do you think Flatpak will standardize the package availability of the big linux distribution in such a way that every package is available in every distro? Or am I missing something important? Of course this assumes every distro adopting Flatpaks for its repository.
In this case the days of distro hopping to get the specific package you need for your GPU, work etc. are finally over :)
Are you anticipating Flatpaks or are you critical about it, and which distro do you think will use Flatpaks?
I'm looking forward to a rich discussion!/u/asdflea
Debian's weboot ability is pretty cool. using the feature and some help from an article I was able to craft an iPXE script to boot Debian live over a network with anything from just CLI, GNOME3, XFCE, etc.How it seems to work:
Once the kernel + initrd are downloaded, and appropriate kernel arguments passed, the initrd seems to proceed to wget the specific squashfs image (with the caveat of wget failing to do propper DNS resolving so you have to use an IP address and not a domain name) depending on DE choice, then mount it and proceed to boot. I guess it's in a way similar to how Fedora/RHEL/CentOS/etc boot, but not quite the same thing. Regardless it's quite nice.submitted by /u/adriankoshcha
FOSSpost: Vivaldi is a cross-platform web browser based on the Blink engine (Same in Chrome and Chromium)
Arne Exton is informing us about the immediate availability for purchase of a new build of his RaspAnd operating system for Raspberry Pi single-board computers (SBCs), now based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.