Moto 360 (2015) Review: The Most Watch-Like Android Wear Device Yet
Motorola kicked off the age of Android Wear when it announced the original 360 more than six months before it was finally released. It was a beautiful piece of hardware, but was saddled with an ancient TI OMAP ARM chip and recessed lugs that led to cracked back panels. The second generation device addresses many of the shortcomings of that wearable, but some of them are still staring you in the face. Still, it might be the watch you've been waiting for.
Linux Kernel 3.2.72 LTS Is Full of Improvements, Users Urged to Update Now
Just a few moments ago, Ben Hutchings, the maintainer of the long-term supported Linux 3.2 kernel series, has had the pleasure of informing Linux users about the immediate availability for download of Linux kernel 3.2.72 LTS.
Parsix GNU/Linux 8.0 (Mumble) and 8.5 (Atticus) Receive Linux Kernel 4.1.10 LTS
The Debian-based Parsix GNU/Linux computer operating system is becoming more and more popular with each day that passes, as its development cycle accelerated in the last year.
Sneaky Microsoft, Citizen and Government Clouds
Monday, October 13 was a busy day in Linux news. One of the more interesting tidbits comes from Neil Rickert who said, "Microsoft is being sneaky" in trying to covertly upgrade his Windows installs to version 10. Another from Red Hat's Eike Rathke remembered OpenOffice.org fifteenth birthday. Elsewhere, Red Hat's Nathan Jones addressed the state of government cloud and Marco Fioretti shared some thoughts on the "Citizen Cloud."
I purchased my main desktop for use with linux. But it came with Windows 8 as a discount deal from Dell. So I kept the Windows 8, and added a second hard drive for linux. I did update to Windows 8.1. I kept Windows for experimenting with dual boot on a UEFI system.
My normal usage on this computer is to boot opensuse. But twice a week I boot to windows and update the anti-virus (Windows Defender). Once a month, I also do Windows updates. Then I boot straight back to linux.
Release for CentOS Linux 7 Rolling media Sept 2015
I am pleased to announce general availability of the September 2015
snapshot for CentOS Linux. This release includes CentOS Linux 7 iso
based install media, Generic Cloud images, Atomic Host, Docker
containers, Vagrant images, vendor hosted cloud images and live media.
CentOS Linux rolling builds are point in time snapshot media rebuild
from original release time, to include all updates pushed to
mirror.centos.org's repositories. This includes all security, bugfix,
enhancement and general updates for CentOS Linux. Machines installed
from this media will have all these updates pre-included and will look
no different when compared with machines installed with older media
that have been yum updated to the same point in time. All rpm/yum
repos remain on mirror.centos.org with no changes in either layout or
GNOME Boxes 3.18.1 QEMU-Based Virtualization App Brings More Fixes