Bits Up: The Google transport networking crew (QUIC, TCP, etc..) deserve a shout out for identifying and fixing a nearly decade old Linux kernel TCP bug that I think will have an outsized impact on performance and efficiency for the Internet.
Developer.com: Container technology is a way to create a virtual environment by using an isolated process on a host computer.
TechRepublic: The last stable release of Ubuntu is about to arrive. What does Wily Werewolf have to offer before Ubuntu finally makes the shift to Unity 8/Mir?
CIO.com: An open-source storage engine called Kudu could soon be on the way from Cloudera, offering a new alternative for companies with big data stores to manage.
Linus Torvalds: So as usual, rc3 is actually bigger than rc2 (fixes are starting to trickle in), but nothing particularly alarming stands out.
softpedia: Being based on the latest Linux 4.2 kernel, the Ubuntu Snappy Core 15.04 Raspberry Pi 2 image is fully working
EveryDayLinuxUser: Steady, run of the mill, desktop computing.
HTTP/2 has been committed to the open source repo and is now officially available as part of NGINX version 1.9.5.
ZDnet: The new Turnkey release enables small businesses to easily set up a wide-variety of Linux-based business servers
ITworld: This application is part of The KDE Extragear collection, hosted on KDE-Apps.org.
NetworkWorld: In a fit of pique, the Chinese government actually banned Windows 8 in retaliation to the end of XP support.
HowToForge: Unison is a file-synchronization tool similar to rsync, the big difference is that it tracks/synchronizes changes in both directions, i.e., files changed on server1 will be replicated to server2 and vice versa.
FreedomPenguin: Spend enough time on the command line and you'll eventually want to do many tasks that take some intricate commands, repeatedly.
EnterprisersProject: How to get started and how to measure success with continuous delivery.
The VAR Guy: Tails, the open source Linux-based operating system focused on privacy and security, released its latest version, Tails 1.6, this week.
Canonical is working on their Snappy packages, but they also need to think about the shipping and packaging process. For this, they've put together a new application named snapcraft.
Opensource.com: There are some people we share files with who are affected by viruses and other malware.
ITworld: How easy is it for a user to switch from Photoshop to the GIMP when they move from a Mac to Linux?
LinuxGizmos: Z-Wave Europe and Popp & Co. have launched a "Popp Hub" home automation gateway that runs Linux on a Raspberry Pi, and supports Z-Wave and IP smart devices.
Prominent features of PulseAudio 7.0 include the addition of brand-new libsoxr-based resamplers