Since I laid my hands on the Raspberry Pi 2 (RPi2) I have been experimenting with Raspbian and various Ubuntu builds. But that's just the starting point for my adventures with the RPi2. One distribution I have been wanting to try for a while is OpenELEC (the Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center), an embedded operating system. This distro turns PCs into a home theatre centre. My WDTV media player is showing its age, and the RPi2 looks a suitable low cost replacement.
The OpenELEC development team has announced today, March 29, the seventh maintenante release of the OpenELEC 5.0 Linux kernel-based operating system for embedded devices, such as Raspberry Pi or Apple TV, transforming them into portable media centers based on the popular Kodi software, formerly XBMC Media Center.
Top 5 Open Source Email Clients For Linux
All of us have been very addictive to check our email accounts. Wherever we are or whoever is talking to us does not matter, we want to be notified whenever any email arrives to our any accounts. It is not possible though with web app for which you need to open your browser and log in to check new emails. So here comes email clients very handy. I am reviewing Top 4 email clients that are free,open source and easy to use.
Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) Now Based on Linux Kernel 3.19.2
Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) is almost here and the developers are mostly done with the development, but the kernel team still has some time for various updates. In fact, the Linux kernel has been updated to a newer version.
The KDE Project developers announce that KDE Applications 15.04 RC has been released and is now ready for testing. It will be a while until this is ready for shipment, but until then we'll be able to take it for a spin.
KDE's third update of its 14.12 series of Applications and Frameworks 5.8.0 are now available in Chakra's stable repositories. With this release kde-workspace has also been updated to version 4.11.17 and kdelibs to 4.14.6.