Plasma 5.6.3 and Applications 16.04.0 by KDE now available
The latest updates for KDE's Plasma and Applications series are now available to all Chakra users, together with other package updates. A manual intervention is needed for this upgrade, due to a preexisting file that was dropped and now reintroduced in the kde-runtime package. To properly perfom this update please follow these instructions:
Linux Kernel 4.1.23 LTS Has PA-RISC and EXT4 Improvements, Updated Drivers
After informing us about the release of Linux kernel 3.12.59 LTS, kernel developer Sasha Levin is back today, April 28, 2017, with details about the twenty-third maintenance build of the long-term supported Linux 4.1 kernel series.
Also: Network Time Keeps on Ticking with Long-Running NTP Project
Grid Router Built on Open-Platform Linux Operating System
Landis+Gyr is expanding distributed intelligence capabilities on the grid with an advancement in adaptability and processing power for the network connecting the Gridstream suite of AMI, Distribution Intelligence and Customer Intelligence solutions.
Landis+Gyr is introducing a grid router built on an open-platform Linux operating system that acts as a grid-edge server in the field capable of routing and processing data, as well as executing applications from multiple utility and smart community networks simultaneously.
Also: Westar Extends AMI Contract with Landis+Gyr
Microsoft's relentless Windows 10 nagware has interrupted a live TV weather forecast, urging meteorologist Metinka Slater to upgrade.
The operating system suddenly popped up a box on screen insisting the station's computer be upgraded to the latest version – while Slater was on air describing thunderstorms rolling through Iowa, US.
We interrupt this weather report with a very important announcement. Despite our best efforts, your local TV station has not yet upgraded to Windows 10. We warned them that something like this was bound to happen sooner or later.