In today’s open source roundup: Reviews of Ubuntu 15.04. Plus: Hidden options in Ubuntu 15.04. And Kubuntu 15.04 has been released.
In this week's Top 5, I cover tools for finding just the right open source library, streamlining and simplifing necessary chores, and more.read more
Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the… Continue Reading →
Valve already announced that it’s launching a $50 (€46) device called Steam Link that will help users stream games from one computer to the TV, but that’s already possible with Raspberry Pi.
Ubuntu 15.04 is finally here with interesting tweaks, changes and updates. A tweak to show menu always is fascinating tweak in Unity 7.3 on Vivid Vervet. There are some more small improvements in Unity 7.3. The major improvement in Ubuntu 15.04 is the replacement of upstart with systemd that is expected to increase the booting […]
Ubuntu MATE 15.04 is now available for download. This release builds on Ubuntu MATE Beta 2 and mostly fixes bugs.If you didn’t already know, Ubuntu MATE is now an official member of the Ubuntu family.
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This tutorial explains the installation of Arch Linux + XFCE Desktop with Full Disk Encryption.
Arriving with the final stable release of Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet are downloads for a colorful array of official community flavors. And this year there’s an extra spin in motion. Ubuntu MATE (pronounced Maah-tay) was formally welcomed into the official Ubuntu flavors club earlier this year. Ubuntu MATE ships with a fork of the older GNOME […]
It’s the fourth month of an odd-numbered year. You know what that means, right? You got it, the .04 release of a non-Long Term Support (LTS) Ubuntu. This time around, it’s 15.04–Vivid Vervet. Unlike the last release, 14.10, this particular iteration of Canonical’s platform is mired in a bit of controversy. In particular, I’m talking […]
The development team behind Ubuntu Studio has announced the availability of Ubuntu Studio 15.04. The new release ships with the Xfce 4.12 desktop environment and a new meta package which draws in all required dependencies for a multimedia workstation. “Another short term release is out. Not much is….
Back then, Nokia’s back was pretty much against the wall with no wiggle room, forcing it to make rash moves like hiring Microsoft’s Stephen Elop — a wolf in sheep’s clothing if ever there was one — who drove the company to the brink of bankruptcy for his once and future masters in Redmond.
The OpenMandriva community has announced the availability of OpenMandriva Lx 3 Alpha. The new release includes initial UEFI support, a shift to using Python 3 as the default Python interpreter and the distribution has made Clang the default compiler, replacing GNU’s GCC. This release of OpenMandriva is the….
House of Representatives voted 307-116 to pass the Protecting Cyber Networks Act, a bill designed to allow more fluid sharing of cybersecurity threat data between corporations and government agencies… But privacy critics say it also threatens to open up a new backchannel for surveillance of American citizens, in some cases granting the same companies legal […]
In Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet (any flavor, be it Xubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Kubuntu, etc.), libgcrypt11 is no longer available in the repositories (it uses libgcrypt20 only) and some applications like Spotify, Brackets and others cannot be installed or they don’t run unless libgcrypt11 installed:$ spotifyspotify: error while loading shared libraries: libgcrypt.so.11: cannot open shared object […]