Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #376 for the week July 21 – 27, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Finalized UOS Date: 12th – 14th November 2014 Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS released Ubuntu Stats Sierra Vista Ubuntu Hour Elizabeth K. Joseph: The Official Ubuntu Book, […]
Today in Linux news, the Kubuntu team have released ISOs with the Plasma 5 desktop for all to test. Russia has offered 3.9m roubles to anyone who can crack the Tor network. And Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has a round-up of the best in Linux desktops. Kubuntu Plasma 5 ISOs have been made available for those […]
Peach OSI 14.04 is available. Peach OSI is an Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution with an OS X-like user interface. Short list: Firefox and Midori Browsers, Libre Office, DigiKam, Blender, Banshee, Ardour3, gMusic Browser, wxBanker Finance Manager and more. Read more ….
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: First impressions of Deepin 2014 News: Fedora Magazine encourages people to join Ask Fedora, Gentoo developer weighs in on using LibreSSL, FreeBSD team issues quarterly report, Ubuntu launches 8th edition of The Official Ubuntu Book Questions and Answers: Encrypted package downloads Released…. Read more …
Just days after marking the end of life of Ubuntu 13.10, Canonical has released Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, the newest version of its open source Linux operating system for desktops, servers, the cloud and (coming soon, maybe) mobile devices.
Back in March, the digital games distribution site GOG.com (which, believe it or not, is owned by Poland’s CD Projekt RED) announced it would be adding support for Linux. This week, ahead of schedule, 50 games were released on the site with support for Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Most of the games on the list […]
Today in Linux news, GOG accidently marked a lot of games as free in cost after their big Linux announcement. Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS was released today. GCC and Patrick Volkerding win awards. And finally today, Sebastian Kügler recently blogged about getting KDE Plasma working under Wayland. Oops, says GOG. In a thread on the GOG.com […]
This month:* Command & Conquer* How-To : Python, LibreOffice, and GRUB2.* Graphics : Inkscape.* Book Review: Puppet * Security – TrueCrypt Alternatives * CryptoCurrency: Dualminer and dual-cgminer * Arduino plus: Q&A, Linux Labs, Ubuntu Games, and Ubuntu Women. Get it while it’s hot!http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-87/ Read more at Full Circle
Das Ubuntu-Team hat aktualisierte Installationsmedien für Ubuntu 14.04 LTS und seine offiziellen Derivate veröffentlicht. Das Pointrelease 14.04.1 enthält die meisten der bislang ausgelieferten Updates und behebt viele Fehler. Read more at H-online
In today’s news feeds is MakeUseOf.com’s top five Linux distributions for 2014. One of their picks is said to vulnerable to attack and the proof has been posted. In other news, GOG.com has rolled out support for 50 DRM-free Linux games. And finally tonight, Fedora 21 has been delayed. Our top story tonight is MakeUseOf.com’s […]
The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to […]
GOG.com macht sein Versprechen wahr, künftig auch Linux-Spiele über seine digitale Vertriebsplattform anzubieten. 50 Titel sind bereits erhältlich, weitere sollen folgen. Offiziell werden Ubuntu 14.04 und Linux Mint 17 unterstützt. Read more at H-online
Secure Wordpress Login With Two Factor Authentication Using privacyIDEA
Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird. Read more ….
Two factor authentication with Yubikey for harddisk encryption with LUKS
Chrome Remote Desktop Sharing feature in Ubuntu
How to install GlusterFS with a replicated volume over 2 nodes on Ubuntu 14.04
Contacts and events everywhere – successful syncing between thunderbird and android with Baikal
LXLE has been kicking around for a while now and, for a supposedly lightweight distro, it’s looking fearsomely feature-packed right now. Having said that, it’s hard not to love LXLE, as it’s treading the line between resource efficiency and usability pretty well, and is borderline addictive when it comes to the DE itself. The clue’s […]
In today’s open source roundup: The IRS targets open source projects. Plus: Install Linux Mint on your Macbook Air, and what’s new in Linux Deepin 2014. Read more ….