I'm working on the release notes for 3.18, and I will also be working
on release promotion. During GUADEC, the board and Release Team agreed
to name September release after the GUADEC host city, and each March
release after the GNOME.Asia host city.
systemd 225 Adds 'su' Replacement, Saving of Private-Zone DHCP Options
The systemd development team, through David Herrmann, had the pleasure of announcing the release and immediate availability for download of the systemd 225 open-source, next-generation init system for GNU/Linux distributions.
Interviews with FLOSS developers: Elena Grandi
One of fresh additions to Debian family, and thus wider FLOSS family is Elena Grandi. She is from realms of Valhalla and is setting her footprint into the community. A hacker mindset, a Free software lover and a 3D printing maker. Elena has big dedication to make the world free and better place for all. She tries to push limits on personal level with much care and love, and FLOSS community will benefit from her work and way of life in future. So what has the Viking lady to say about FLOSS? Meet Elena "of Valhalla" Grandi.
Jide Remix Mini Android PC to ship in October
Google Android is an operating system that was originally designed for smartphones, but these days it also supports tablets, TVs, smartwatches, and more. It’s not really designed to replace a desktop operating system like Windows or Ubuntu, but there have been a number of attempts to modify the open source Android operating system to make it feel more like a desktop OS.
This year Chinese startup Jide launched Remix OS, which a version of Android with a taskbar, support for multi-window apps, and other desktop-style features.