This week in Linux news, Jim Zemlin is listed among five "heroes of the Linux world" list, KDE unveils Plasma Mobile, and more. Catch up on the top Linux stories of the week with our weekly digest.
I’ve spent a lot of time on the Google Play Store. During that time I have discovered plenty of really useful apps that would be great on the Linux desktop. Fortunately, thanks to some crafty developers, it is quite possible (and actually easy) to run Android apps on the Linux desktop.
Perhaps no market segment embodies the rapid pace of change we’re seeing better than the data center, writes Mauri Whalen, vice president, Intel Corporation and director, Open Source Technology Center Core System Software.
Moving apps to the public cloud? Better double-check security.
SysAdmins of all experience levels can benefit from brushing up on their job interview skills if they want to find and land a great new job.
The XBMC Foundation's Team Kodi last week released version 15 of its popular, open source Kodi media player and home theater framework.
The AllSeen Alliance, a cross-industry collaboration to advance the Internet of Things (IoT) through an open source software project, today announced that Philips has joined as a premier member.
Open source has always been about democracy, openness, and opportunity. In keeping with that spirit, at Linux Foundation Training we’re working to make high-quality professional Linux training available worldwide. As part of that, today we’re announcing region-specific pricing for India.
I will show you how to update your system, manage software, manipulate files and switch to root using the command line on three major distributions: Ubuntu (which also includes its flavors and derivatives, and Debian), openSUSE and Fedora.
This Friday is what I consider to be, without the slightest glimmer of doubt, the most important holiday of them all... System Administrator Appreciation Day. “SysAdmin Day”, for short. Or simply “SAD,” for really short.
MariaDB has more than 2 million users globally and over 500 customers in more than 45 countries -- most of whom are running Linux.
This week in Linux news, The Linux Foundation offers discounts on select training and certification materials to residents of India, Jack Wallen investigates the biggest challenges facing mass Linux adoption, and more! Keep reading for the top headlines from this past week of Linux news.
MontaVista Software has launched an Internet of Things version of its commercial MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition (CGE) development platform. The new Yocto Linux-based MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade eXpress (CGX) distribution will be available in the fourth quarter in a scaled down CGX Foundation optimized for IoT products.
Set up a media streaming server and enjoy your media from a desktop, laptop, smart phone, or tablet.
SUSE has launched its partner program to bring SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 to 64-bit ARM processors - a sign that ARM chips are becoming a viable contender in the data center space.
Container technology has become more sophisticated to support multi-container, multi-host applications, and has even expanded beyond Linux to the Windows architecture, says Marianna Tessel, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Docker, in this preview of her LinuxCon, CloudOpen and ContainerCon keynote.
Last week, we saw three major developments in the wireless world that embedded Linux and Android developers will need to pay attention to. First, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced a Wi-Fi Aware technology, Google rolled out an open source "Eddystone" Bluetooth LE beacon format, and the Thread Group consortium released the first version of its 6LoWPAN-based Thread short-range wireless protocol.
The results of our reader survey on open spec single board computers, held in conjunction with LinuxGizmos.com, are in.
Because Chrome OS is a proprietary solution, owned by Google, you cannot simply download the platform and install it on common x86/64 hardware. To get around that, there are approximations available that can be installed on off-the-shelf hardware that recreate the Chrome OS experience.