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You may have read the story about a man deleting his entire company with one mistaken piece of code: accidentally misusing rm -rf in Ansible. It was a fairly obvious hoax designed to be a viral marketing effort. It achieved that goal as scores of media sources carried the story. But at least it will have alerted readers to the importance of making sure their data is safe.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition we take a look at Open Morrowind (OpenMW), Vector 36's native release on Linux, and Hyper Light Drifter, a 2D action role playing game developed by Heart Machine.Open gaming roundup for week for April 16 - 22, 2016.
We almost forgot to tell you about the release of the Mythbuntu 16.04 LTS operating system, the officially recognized Ubuntu flavor build around the MythTV media center software.
Canonical announced the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, featuring the new ‘snap’ package format and LXD pure-container hypervisor. An Ubuntu Long Term Support (LTS) release is supported and maintained by Canonical for five years, making it the most stable, reliable, secure and cost-effective Linux platform for long-term, large-scale deployments. This is the 6th such LTS release for Ubuntu, and marks the first time that the platform is supported on mainframes, the world’s largest and most powerful Linux systems.
In this week[he]#039[/he]s edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at how to build a Linux router, why Internet of Things devices should be completely open source, and more!Open source news roundup for April 17 - 22, 2016read more
In January 2016 we had an election for a new project lead, and the winner was Set Hallstrom, who will be taking over the project lead position right after this release. He will be continuing for another two years until the next election in 2018. The team of developers has also seen a positive increase lately, which bodes well for the future. So, all in all, this release marks a new page in the history of Ubuntu Studio and makes the distribution as strong as it has ever been. 16.04 Xenial Xerus Released! We're happy to announce our latest LTS release. Ubuntu Studio 16.04 will be supported for three years. Since it's just out, you may experience some problems.
A long waited release Ubuntu 16.04 version codename "Xenial Xerus" is out. If you remember the last release poll that we did here, Ubuntu users expressed that they're waiting for the next LTS release to upgrade. So this article is worth taking attention to know what's new in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Long Term Support) release. The release has come out with some but interesting features and changes that really deserve your attention. Please don't forget to take poll below this article to tell us what you like the most in Ubuntu 16.04.
The open source “AAduino” Arduino clone measures 44.9 x 13.8mm, and integrates an ATmega328P MCU, 32KB of flash, temp sensors, and a RFM69C radio. For two and a half years, Nathan Chantrell’s open-spec Tiny328 has held the record for smallest, radio-enabled Arduino clone. It was therefore fitting that Chantrell was one of the first to […]
Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS has not just been in development for 6 months. Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS has been in development for nearly 2 years. Since the project started in June 2014 this release, this our first official LTS, is what we've been working towards. This was the goal we had firmly in our sights every step of the way. I extend my sincere thanks to everyone who has contributed to Ubuntu MATE over the last 22 months. None of this would have been possible without the countless contributions from the amazing Ubuntu MATE community. I can't thank you all enough for what you've helped create. I only hope this release makes you all proud.
It was only a couple of years ago that the FOSS world was proclaiming that Microsoft was a dead company walking. The king was dead. Sales of new Windows releases were flat and Android was seriously kicking its butt in the mobile marketplace. FOSSers were sure they wouldn't have Redmond to kick around for much longer.
Canonical unveiled the latest and most advanced version of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, dubbed as the "Xenial Xerus."
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS code name ‘Xenial Xerus‘ has been released recently on 21st April 2016. As this release is under LTS(Long Term Support) so its Desktop support will be for next 5 years and Server support will be for next 3 years.
Technical discussions around OpenStack, its features, and adoption are copious. Customers, specifically their finance managers, have a bigger question: "What will OpenStack really cost me?" OpenStack is open source, but its adoption and deployment incur costs otherwise. So, what is the OpenStack TCO (total cost of ownership)?
Xubuntu and Lubuntu are the last two official Ubuntu flavors released as part of the massive Ubuntu 16.04 LTS launch, and we're going to tell you a little about their presence.
This tutorial shows how to install an Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3.1, and how to install ISPConfig.
I’ve chosen this one partly because it’s in Norwegian and reminds me a lot of Lilyhammer, the fish out of water show that got me hooked on Netflix. Mainly, however, I’ve chosen it because its three minute and 16 seconds is almost entirely spent poking fun of users of a certain proprietary company’s products.
Making life easier for the 2.2 million Web sites that deploy the Varnish Cache HTTP engine is the point of Hitch from Varnish Software.
Boardcon’s “EM3288” SBC runs Android on a “MINI3288” COM, based on a Rockchip RK3288 SoC, with 2GB RAM and 8GB eMMC, plus optional WiFi, BT, 3G, and GPS.
Fri Apr 15 20:37:37 UTC 2016Finally got some fixes we were waiting for in this new kernel.It's been almost a month since 14.2rc1 so we'll call this Slackware14.2 release candidate 2. Almost there. Get in any last-minutebug reports quickly. :-)
Using the latest 4.4 kernel, upgrade to the Unity 7.4 desktop environment. Added a more concise and friendly login / lock screen and moves the application launcher to the lower part of the screen. The first boot of the system runs the setup wizard. Ubuntu Kylin Software Center becomes the default software manager front-end.