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Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) Reached End of Life, Upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

3 hours 56 min ago

Ubuntu 15.10 is not an LTS (Long Term Support) release, which means that it has a short life support cycle of only 9 months.

Linux Kernel 4.4.16 LTS Released with Over 150 Changes, It's Already in Solus

4 hours 56 min ago

Linux 4.4 is currently the most advanced LTS (Long Term Support) kernel branch

Perl tricks for system administrators

5 hours 56 min ago

Scripting in Perl is quick and easy, and its portability makes your scripts amazingly useful.

How to send sound through Bluetooth on Linux

Thursday 28th of July 2016 06:00:00 AM

HowToForge: Bluetooth headsets and speakers are now more popular than ever before, but getting them to work under Linux isn't always very clear.

Conversation With Jonathan Thomas of OpenShot

Thursday 28th of July 2016 02:00:00 AM

FOSSforce: Jonathan Thomas has provided the world with OpenShot, a premiere video editing tool available for Linux, Mac and Windows.

pfSense 2.3.2 Open Source BSD Firewall Distro Arrives with Over 70 Improvements

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 10:00:00 PM

pfSense 2.3.2 is here today to fix a total of 60 bugs that have been reported by users

How to Install Papirus Icon Theme on Ubuntu 16.04 and Linux Mint 18

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 09:00:00 PM

Are you tired of the default icons for Ubuntu or Linux Mint?

How to use multiple connections to speed up apt-get/apt on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS server

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 08:00:00 PM

nixcraft: How do I speed up my apt-get or apt command to download packages from multiple repos on a Ubuntu Linux 16.04 or 14.04 LTS server?

Tutorial shows how to create a cheap, DIY IoT cloud platform

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 07:00:00 PM

RTL has published a tutorial about creating a secure IoT platform based on its free "SharkSSL-lite" software, plus ARM mbed-enabled SBCs and a low cost VPS.

Ubuntu Budgie Remix 16.04.1 Released with Full-Disk Encryption, Snap Support

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 06:00:00 PM

The Ubuntu Budgie Remix (budgie-remix) 16.04.1 is here one week after Canonical announced the first point release of its long-term supported Ubuntu 16.04 LTS distribution

Korora 23 - is it an alternative to Linux Mint?

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 05:00:00 PM

Cinnamon is a desktop environment that is widely promoted by the Linux Mint team.

Calibre 2.63.0 eBook Converter and Viewer Adds Unicode 9.0 Support, Bugfixes

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 04:00:00 PM

Calibre 2.63.0 arrives two weeks after the release of the previous maintenance update

How to restore older file versions in Git

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 03:00:00 PM

How to make Git branches so you can safely conduct wild experiments

Ubuntu MATE 16.10 Yakkety Yak Gets A Unity HUD-Like Searchable Menu

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 02:00:00 PM

MATE HUD, a Unity HUD-like tool that allows searching through an application's menu

Real Time Interactive IP LAN Monitoring with IPTraf Tool

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 01:00:00 PM

IPTraf is an ncurses-based IP LAN monitoring tool

Microsoft Says It Loves Linux, But Its Anti-Linux Patent Trolls Are Still Around and Active

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 06:00:00 AM

 techrights: Highlighting just two of the many entities that Microsoft (and partners) use in order to induce additional costs on Free (as in freedom) software

Android vs. iPhone: Pros and Cons

Wednesday 27th of July 2016 02:00:00 AM

Datamation: So what's better IOS or Android?

How to break the news that a significant IT transformation is in order

Tuesday 26th of July 2016 10:00:00 PM

 EnterprisersProject: Five tips to help IT leaders get buy-in on a major undertaking.

Clear Linux Is Among the First Distros to Adopt Kernel 4.7, X.Org Server 1.18.4

Tuesday 26th of July 2016 09:17:52 PM

 softpedia: A couple of days ago, Linus Torvalds announced the release of the Linux 4.7 kernel, and we were very curious to know which distribution will be the first to adopt it.

Systemback - Restore Ubuntu Desktop and Server to previous state

Tuesday 26th of July 2016 09:00:00 PM

ostechnix: Systemback allows you to restore Ubuntu Desktop and Server to previous working state.

More in Tux Machines

OPNsense 16.7

  • OPNsense 16.7 released
  • pfSense/m0n0wall-Forked OPNsense 16.7 Released
    The latest major release is out of OPNsense, a BSD open-source firewall OS project derived from pfSense and m0n0wall. OPNsense 16.7 brings NetFlow-based reporting and export, trafic shaping support, two-factor authentication, HTTPS and ICAP support in the proxy server, and UEFI boot and installation modes.

New Blackmagic and Wine

Linux Foundation and Linux

  • Google, Samsung, Radisys join CORD project
    The Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab) and The Linux Foundation have spun off the Central Office Re-architected as a Data Center (CORD) initiative into its own, new open source project, and Google, Samsung Electronics and Radisys are joining the CORD and ONOS Projects as new partners. Google plans to host the first CORD Summit on July 29 at Google Sunnyvale Tech Corner Campus in California, where industry leaders, network architects and administrators, developers and engineers will convene.
  • CORD Project Aims to Bring Cloud Agility to Service Providers
    The CORD Project recently became an independent project hosted by The Linux Foundation. CORD (TM) (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter), which began as a use case of ONOS®, brings NFV, SDN, and commodity clouds to the telco central office and aims to give telco service providers the same level of agility that cloud providers have to rapidly create new services. Major service providers like AT&T, SK Telecom, Verizon, China Unicom, and NTT Communications, as well as companies like Google and Samsung, are already supporting CORD.
  • Linux Kernel 4.4.16 LTS Released with Over 150 Changes, It's Already in Solus
  • Linux Kernel 4.6.5 Has Numerous Nouveau Improvements, ARM and ARM64 Fixes
  • Linux Kernel 4.6.5 and Kernel 4.4.16 released
    Just after a couple of weeks,Linux Kernel 4.6.4 and 4.6.15 release was announced,here comes the next release in both series of Linux kernel 4.6 and 4.4. Both the releases are to bring fixes and improvements in performance.There are some workarounds made in GPU drivers,Wireless,USB,Sound and others can be checked in the change log,Of Course. In the Kernel 4.6.5 there are 220 files changed,1754 files inserted newly and 998 deletations are made.On the other hand,Linux kernel 4.4.16 has 156 files are changed,1475 insetations and 845 deletations are notified as per the announcement.
  • Linux 4.7 now out with enhanced security and advanced graphics support

BSD Leftovers

  • FreeBSD Q2'2016: EFI Improvements, Prepping For FreeBSD 11.0, Package Updates
    For FreeBSD fans not closely following its development on a daily basis, the FreeBSD project has released their Q2'2016 quarterly status report that covers various activities going on around this BSD operating system project.
  • EuroBSDCon 2016 schedule has been released
    The EuroBSDCon 2016 talks and schedule have been released, and oh are we in for a treat! All three major BSD's have a "how we made the network go fast" talk, nearly every single timeslot has a networking related talk, and most of the non-networking talks look fantastic as well.