Canonical announced a few minutes ago (March 27th), in a security notice, that a new kernel upgrade for its Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system is available.
The following tutorial will teach Ubuntu 11.10 users how to make their favorite wallpaper appear at the login screen.
Hi Cloudmin users, Cloudmin version 6.2 is now available for download from our YUM amd APT repositories. New features in this version include : * KVM and OpenVZ virtual systems can now have an IO class set, which controls the priority of their disk IO operations compared to other VMs on the same host. * [...]
Depending upon your hardware, the power consumption when running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS can either be at its best or worst. Here’s a look at the two power consumption extremes of the Precise Pangolin…
This is one of those things that doesn’t get explained much, because it’s almost too simple to document: it’s often useful to keep a few Debian package files (.deb files, used in Debian, Ubuntu, and Linux distributions derived from them) available for installation, either on your local host or on other computers on the same [...]
This month: * Command and Conquer. * How-To : Beginning Python – Part 31, LibreOffice – Part 13, Portable Linux, Resizing Your VirtualBox Drive, and Create Your Own Greeting Card. * Linux Lab – Foremost for data recovery. * Review – Bodhi Linux * I Think – What turns to/from a distro? * Closing Windows [...]
The Debian Project joins the OSI The Debian Project is pleased to announce that it is joining the Open Source Initiative (“OSI”)  as an affiliate. The OSI was founded in 1998 by Eric S. Raymond and Bruce Perens, with the aim of explaining, advocating, and protecting the term “open source”. Debian shares the OSI’s [...]
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS beta 2 has been released today, this being the last beta before the final Ubuntu 12.04 release. Let’s take a look at what’s new since beta 1.
When Red Hat (RHT) announced strong quarterly results yesterday, the figures essentially ended a recent debate about Red Hat Enterprise Linux vs. Ubuntu Server. Canonical Founder Mark Shuttleworth recently suggested Ubuntu is more popular than RHEL for some server applications. But when it comes down to dollars and cents, business-centric applications, and partner engagement, most [...]
The Wine development release 1.5.1 is now available.
The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Long-Term Support) Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. Codenamed “Precise Pangolin”, 12.04 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this [...]
Chances are if you’re using Ubuntu you’re a 25-35 year old male living in either the USA or Mexico. At least, those are the findings from the recently-conducted ‘Ubuntu User Survey 2012?. With a response rate of over 17,000, the survey will help …
Hello from Jennifer, your friendly Drupal Documentation Team leader! It’s time for a quarterly update on what’s happening in the Documentation team.
First off, I just want to remind everyone that I’m still planning to step down as Documentation Team Leader at the end of 2012. If you’re interested in becoming the co-leader or assistant leader now, and taking over at the end of 2012 as the main team leader, see http://groups.drupal.org/node/203258 for more information. It would be good to find someone soon!
Milestones and Accomplishments
Last year, the Docs Team (or at least its leadership) got a bit discouraged about Documentation infrastructure improvements taking quite a while to get deployed to Drupal.org. But now there’s a new process for getting improvements deployed, and Neil Drumm is working on them with hours funded by the Drupal Association. So, I’d like to get us working on improvements to “docs infrastructure” (tools, navigation, etc. for Drupal documentation writers and users) again.
I started working on that this quarter, and several small things were deployed. That went well, so there are now more in progress. Two that we hope to get done soon are a Docs Team effort to have better navigation for Community Docs, and LoMo’s project to replace the Books page with a content type/View. Join in the discussion and/or help out!
And as a preview, this summer I would like to really get working on the “curated docs” we’ve been talking about for a year or more… Watch http://groups.drupal.org/documentation-team for updates!
If you’re interested in helping with Drupal documentation:
Ultimate Edition 3.2 was built off Ubuntu 11.10 ‘Oneiric Ocelot’. All updates fully upgraded, old kernels purged, new initrd and vmlinuz rebuilt. Ultimate Edition 3.2 is unlike any Linux distro I have seen. Ultimate Edition 3.2 has GNOME 3, GNOME Classic, GNOME fallback, Unity, Unity 2D, and XMBC selectable via login screen. A crisp new [...]
With the official release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" being less than one month away, the feature freeze having long passed, and the kernel freeze being imminent, it’s time for the usual biannual Ubuntu Linux benchmarking festivities at Phoronix. In the coming days and weeks there will be numerous articles looking at the performance [...]
eCommerce Forums are coming to a city near you!
We are excited to announce the release of Magento Community Preview Version CE 126.96.36.199-RC1.
GNOME 3.4 Released ==================== Today, the GNOME Project celebrates the release of GNOME 3.4, the latest version of the popular, multi-platform free desktop and of its developer platform. This timely release marks the first birthday of GNOME 3. GNOME 3.4 is the second major update of GNOME 3. It builds on the foundations that we [...]
Today, March 27th, Mark Shuttleworth posted on his blog some interesting information about how the notification system in the Ubuntu operating system will work in the near future.