Automatic MySQL schema management with Skeema

At this year's Percona Live open source database conference, I'll be discussing automatic MySQL schema management with Skeema. Skeema solves many problems that software engineers and DBAs encounter when managing migrations. How can they keep schemas in sync across development, staging, and production systems?read more

Whats new in OpenStack Ocata

OpenStack Ocata has now been out for a little over a month and we[he]#039[/he]re about to see the first milestone of the Pike release. Past cycles show that now[he]#039[/he]s about the time when people start looking at the new release to see if they should consider moving to it. So here[he]#039[/he]s a quick overview of […]

How to Add App Folders to the GNOME Shell Overview Screen

If you use the main GNOME application launcher (the fullscreen one similar to macOS’s Launchpad) you may have spotted two folders among the app launchers: Sundry and Utilities. These app folders ship by default; you didn’t create them. But perhaps you want to create your own GNOME app folders that appear on this screen. For instance: You […]

Flattiance is a Flat Fork of Ubuntu’s Ambiance Theme

Flattiance is pitched as a “semi-flat fork” of the Ubuntu Ambiance theme. You know, the one that ships out of the box and by default. On the whole Flattiance keeps to the same color palette, with dark browns and orange accents, but it ditches the gradient in app headers in favour of a solid block. The window control icons […]

Steam For Linux Steam review

Technically, physically, mentally, chemically games are those things which make us feel like a child again. Age doesn’t matter, what matter is that spirit that is inside us, that “gamer” spirit. When I joined Linux two years ago, I installed steam firstly to get my games from windows back. Now I’ve got a library of […]

EFF Says Google Chromebooks Are Still Spying on Students

Google still hasn’t shed its “bad guy” clothes when it comes to the data it collects on underage students. In fact, the Electronic Frontier Foundation says the company continues to massively collect and store information on children without their consent or their parents’. Not even school administrators fully understand the extent of this operation, the […]

X-ES spins Enterprise Linux BSP for its x86 boards

X-ES launched a RHEL-compatible “X-ES Enterprise Linux” distro optimized for its x86 COMs and SBCs starting with its recent Xeon/Broadwell VPX and VME SBCs. Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES), which has supported its embedded boards with Gentoo Linux, will now offer a Red Hat flavored X-ES Enterprise Linux (XEL) board support package option as the default, […]

[Android] PAGF # 20

“Paid Apps Gone Free” (PAGF), is a new section on Ubuntu Vibes where we will post a list of paid Android apps that have gone free for a limited time. Currently this list features PAGFs available in… [This is a content summary only. Click on the title link to see full content. First published on […]