Linux-Powered C.H.I.P. Tiny SBC Will be the World’s First $8 Computer

Remember the world’s tiniest computer that goes by the name of C.H.I.P.? Of course you do, it is the world’s cheapest single-board computer (SBC) ever made, available for purchase for only $9 (€8.4).

Well, now that the Black Friday shopping spree has started, the guys over Next Thing Co. have announced today that they will run a promotion campaign, making C.H.I.P. the world’s first $8 (€7.5) computer.

The campaign will start in four days from the moment of writing this a…

WordPress 4.4 Release Candidate

The release candidate for WordPress 4.4 is now available. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.4 on Tuesday, December 8, but we need your help to get there. If you haven’t tested 4.4 yet, […]

#MadeWithJuju: Apache Analytics SQL

With last week’s announcement of Autopilot GA, we’re making the installation of OpenStack easier than ever. But once you’ve deployed OpenStack using our Autopilot tool, what’s next? Have you considered Juju for Big Data? Canonical’s service modeling tool allows you to deploy cloud services in seconds. With Big Data on the rise, Juju is becoming […]

Solus Is Getting Its Own UEFI Boot Loader Forked from gummiboot

Booting operating systems on UEFI powered machines is just another problem that needs to be taken care of by Linux developers. The Solus OS people are now working on a gummiboot fork, which is acting as a UEFI boot loader.

UEFI is definitely one of the major issues that still need to be addressed and all Linux developers usually ran into it when they are looking to build a distro. Until the world moves to something better and more open than UEFI (not happening anytime soon)…

0 A.D. Financial Report, November 2015

In the interest of transparency, the Wildfire Games team would like to report on the finances of the project as of 2015-11-25. 0 A.D. has funds in three places: Funds earmarked for the project and held in trust by US-based non-profit organization Software in the Public Interest, Inc. (hereafter “SPI”); A private account in the … Continue reading

systemd — unit dependencies and order

Welcome back to our continuing series on systemd features. As you’ve guessed from our previous articles, systemd brings more power and flexibility to service startup and management. One of the most important changes in systemd from legacy SysVinit is how it starts up… Continue Reading →

Diving into Juju

In my last post, I introduced you to Juju and talked about how it could help you. Now I’d like to walk you through some real world examples of Juju in action. Workloads Bundles are used to represent workloads. Bundles can be simple, like the WordPress example in the previous post, or complex. OpenStack If […]

Puppy Linux-Based Studio 13.37 Aims to be the Ultimate Pro Audio Distro – Gallery

The developers of the Studio 13.37 GNU/Linux operating system based on Puppy Linux have announced recently the release of version 2.3 of their distribution targeted at professional audio uses.

Powered by the long-term supported, real-time Linux 4.1.12 kernel, Studio 13.37 2.3 adds support for the brand-new Line 6 audio devices, such as the popular POD HD500X, introduces a set of new wallpapers and desktop themes, and updated the REAPER script for automatic installation and …

Distribution Release: CRUX 3.2

Juergen Daubert has announced the release of CRUX 3.2, the latest stable build of the project’s lightweight, x86-64 optimised Linux distribution designed for experienced Linux users: "The CRUX team is happy to announce the release of CRUX 3.2. CRUX 3.2 comes with a multilib toolchain which includes glibc….

LibreOffice wins two open source awards at PortalProgramas

LibreOffice has won two different awards at PortalProgramas.Com, for the following categories:

Mayor potencial de crecimiento (best growth potential), because it is regularly updated and is open to new features and applications;
Esencial para empresas…

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Boosts Network Performance and Linux Containers Support

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 is now the most advanced stable release of the GNU/Linux operating system, bringing substantial new features and functionality with a focus on security, system administration, and networking. Highlights include better support for Linux Containers, further backing the development and deployment of container-based applications, support for the new Red Hat Insights

Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 Receives New Unity 8, Next-Gen Bluetooth Support, More

By now all users of the Meizu MX4, BQ Aquaris E4.5, BQ Aquaris E5 HD, Nexus 4, and Nexus 7 devices should have received the new Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 software update, so the time has come for us to bring you up to speed with the latest developments.

Very early today, November 21, Canonical’s Łukasz Zemczak sent his daily report about the work done by the Ubuntu Touch developers in preparation for the upcoming OTA-9 software update for Ubuntu Phones, which will land sometime ne…

Behind the scenes at TDF: marketing intern

I am working as marketing intern since October, living and working out of Lillehammer, Norway. I have been working with open source software and projects since around the year 2000. Before that I was a development manager for ERP software for some years. I have also been heavily involved in using office suites as front […]

Wine 1.8-rc1 Released

The Wine development release 1.8-rc1 is now available.
This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 1.8. Please give this release a good testing to help us make 1.8 as good as possible.

Development: GNOME 3.19.2 unstable tarballs due

Hello all,

Tarballs are due on 2015-11-23 before 23:59 UTC for the GNOME 3.19.2
unstable release, which will be delivered on Wednesday. Modules which
were proposed for inclusion should try to follow the unstable schedule
so everyone can test them. Pl…

BTS Video | Chronicle: RuneScape Legends

Behind the Scenes takes a look at our strategy card game and its upcoming closed beta.

Charm Partner Programme welcomes Opencell

Canonical is excited to announce that Opencell has joined the Charm Partner Programme (CPP). Canonical’s CPP helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju; enabling instant workload deployment, integration, and scaling with a click of a mouse. The Juju Charm Store has over 300 cloud based applications ready to be used on most […]

Fedora 21 End Of Life on December 1st

With the recent release of Fedora 23,  Fedora 21 will officially enter End Of Life (EOL) status on December 1st, 2015. After December 1st, all packages in the Fedora 21 repositories will no longer receive security, bugfix or enhancement updates,… Continue Reading →

World Wine News Issue 402

WWN Issue 402 was released today.

Code freeze
Weekly AppDB/Bugzilla Status Changes

Treasure Hunter | Novtumber Festival

00:00 UTC 19th November – 23:59 UTC 23rd November | Train Farming and Prayer with new seeds.