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Microsoft headhunters seek Linux folk for secret open source unit

Fri, 2016-04-22 05:56
Recruiters target penguinistas for Azure sales joy. Exclusive Microsoft is recruiting from open-sourcers to build a unit apparently selling open-source wares on its Azure cloud.

Mozilla Firefox Web Browser to Be Available as a Snap Package for Ubuntu 16.04

Fri, 2016-04-22 04:47
Mozilla today announced the availability of future releases of their popular Firefox web browser in the snap package format for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Dell and Red Hat Expand Cloud Partnership with New OpenStack Offering

Fri, 2016-04-22 03:39
Dell Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Version 5 adds an enterprise-focused, integrated open source cloud offering that expands channel momentum between Dell, Red Hat and Intel.

Install 4images Gallery on Ubuntu

Fri, 2016-04-22 02:30
4images Gallery is an image gallery management system. It is written in PHP and uses MySQL database to store its data. 4images Gallery is free for private and non-commercial use.

Ubuntu Linux 16.04 is here

Fri, 2016-04-22 01:22
Who's ready for the next long-term support version of Ubuntu? There's something new here whether you use Ubuntu on the desktop, server, cloud, smartphone, tablet, or mainframe. Yes, mainframe.

$20 WiFi-enabled IoT module runs FreeRTOS on Cortex-M4

Fri, 2016-04-22 00:13
MediaTek’s $20 “LinkIt 7687 HDK” module runs FreeRTOS on its WiFi-enabled, Cortex-M4F based MT7687F SoC, and offers Arduino shield expansion. LinkIt Smart 7688 Readers of LinuxGizmos are likely familiar with the MediaTek Labs LinkIt family of IoT-focused, open spec hacker boards from its only Linux-friendly board, the $13, OpenWrt-based LinkIt Smart 7688. Now that we’ve […]

What sets Krita apart from other open source digital painting tools

Thu, 2016-04-21 23:04
Nick Hamilton is a sys admin by day, but is secretly (or maybe not so secretly; it's on the Internet) also an artist. He has worked with several high-end graphics applications, and like many artists with demanding tastes in their toolset, ended up in awe over the myriad features and full-on flexibility of Krita.read more

Ubuntu 16.04 Screenshot Tour

Thu, 2016-04-21 21:56
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (‘Xenial Xerus’) is supported for 5 years with critical security, bug and app updates from Canonical, the company that makes Ubuntu. And as a ‘Long Term Support’ release this version of Ubuntu become the new recommended install, the one that new users should use.

Ubuntu MATE 16.04 Launches as the First LTS Release, Supports Raspberry Pi 3

Thu, 2016-04-21 20:47
Softpedia has been informed by Ubuntu MATE project leader Martin Wimpress about the general availability of the Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system.

BSD at LinuxFest Northwest

Thu, 2016-04-21 19:39
For over a decade and a half, LinuxFest Northwest has flown the flag literally in Microsoft’s backyard, an annual open source event held the last weekend in April in Bellingham, Wash. LFNW features presentations and exhibits on various free and open source topics, as well as Linux distributions and applications. It usually has something for everyone from the novice to the professional.

Understanding DOCKER containers in Linux?

Thu, 2016-04-21 17:31
Docker is basically a concept of creating a light weight ‘Virtual Machines’ within a Linux Machine by just creating a single process in it. The real meaning of a Docker is “person who load and unload the containers from a ship’.

A tool to help you find your next STEM role model

Thu, 2016-04-21 16:23
STEMM Role Models is a website that helps connect event organizers with presenters from underrepresented groups. Diversity is important to me, so the project caught my eye.read more

Linux and the Second Goal

Thu, 2016-04-21 15:14
Ask advocates what their goal is for Linux, and many will say, half-seriously and half-joking, "World domination." However, there is another goal that few seem interested in today -- the creation of a completely free operating system.

KaOS Linux Celebrates Three Years of Activity with the KaOS 2016.04 Release

Thu, 2016-04-21 14:06
The developers of the KaOS Linux operating system have announced the release of the KaOS 2016.04 in celebration of three years of activity.

Decoding DevOps, Docker, and Git

Thu, 2016-04-21 12:57
Even as accepted standards on how to do it "right" remain elusive, DevOps is a crucial element of modern IT. Corey Quinn, director of DevOps at FutureAdvisor, has immense experience in operations and DevOps.read more

LXD, Snap Packages and Cloud Storage Headline Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS

Thu, 2016-04-21 11:48
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Canonical's latest open source, Linux-based OS, adds key new features, including LXD containers, snap packages and new scale-out cloud storage.

Not OK, Google! FTC urged to thrust antitrust probe into Android

Thu, 2016-04-21 10:40
Google could feel heat stateside after Europe laid down the lawAdvocacy group Consumer Watchdog is calling on the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to follow the European Union's lead and bring antitrust charges against Google Android.…