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Do You Need a Container-Specific Linux Distribution?

IT World | Tuesday May 5, 2015 02:51:39 PM | Enterprise Computing
Software vendors are arguing that to make the most of containers you need a skinny operating system to go with them. Read more...

How - and Why - to Speak at Linux Foundation Events

Amanda McPherson | Tuesday May 5, 2015 02:00:00 PM | Featured Blogs | Exclusive
How - and Why - to Speak at Linux Foundation Events The open source community lives and grows through collaboration. That collaboration is driven online but we’ve witnessed first hand how much can be done and quickened by face-to-face meetings.  Read more...

Video: 84-Year-Old Volunteer Rebuilds, Sends Linux Laptops to Africa

Libby Clark | Tuesday May 5, 2015 01:15:00 PM | Featured Blogs | Exclusive
Video: 84-Year-Old Volunteer Rebuilds, Sends Linux Laptops to Africa Retired pastor James Anderson, age 84, learned how to use Linux nine years ago so that he could fix up old pentium laptops and send them to schools and nonprofits in Africa. Read more...

Valve's Mods Blunder Prompts Reddit Community to Create Open Source Steam Replacement

Softpedia | Tuesday May 5, 2015 12:12:00 PM | Software
Valve's Mods Blunder Prompts Reddit Community to Create Open Source Steam Replacement Valve recently went through a major PR debacle after the company announced that it's implementing paid mods for games and Skyrim in particular. Their decision was short-lived, and it was retracted, but they have managed to incur the rage of the community. Independent developers are now working on a new... Read more...

Mark Shuttleworth Says Microsoft Didn't Copy Convergence Idea, Ubuntu Will Be First

Softpedia | Tuesday May 5, 2015 11:48:00 AM | Software
Mark Shuttleworth Says Microsoft Didn't Copy Convergence Idea, Ubuntu Will Be First Mark Shuttleworth talked about Ubuntu convergence and he also happened to mention the fact that Microsoft is trying to do something similar to Windows, but he said that the companies just had the same idea, at the same time. Microsoft's Continuum concept was presented at BUILD 2015, one of the... Read more...

An Ubuntu Phone Will Ship This Year With The Converged Unity Experience

Phoronix | Monday May 4, 2015 02:47:48 PM | Embedded / Mobile
During Mark Shuttleworth's keynote this morning to kickoff the Ubuntu Online Summit for Ubuntu 15.10 (codenamed the Wily Werewolf) he also shed a few details about a new Ubuntu phone that is supposed to ship this year... Read more...

Ubuntu 15.10 Is Codenamed The Wily Werewolf

Phoronix | Monday May 4, 2015 02:35:22 PM | Software
As expected, the Ubuntu 15.10 codename was announced today during Mark Shuttleworth's virtual keynote for kicking off this week's Ubuntu Online Summit... Read more...

Ubuntu Is Slowly Moving Towards the Rolling Release Model

Softpedia | Monday May 4, 2015 02:08:00 PM | Software
Ubuntu Is Slowly Moving Towards the Rolling Release Model Developers from Canonical explained last week that they intended to rebase the Ubuntu Next flavor (featuring Mir and Unity8) on Snappy, which means that they were also considering moving to a rolling release model, even if it was just for this branch. Will Cooke from Canonical said last week that... Read more...

Open Source Krita App Wants to Be Faster than Photoshop, Hits Kickstarter Again

Softpedia | Monday May 4, 2015 01:22:00 PM | Software
Open Source Krita App Wants to Be Faster than Photoshop, Hits Kickstarter Again Krita, an open-source digital painting software that proved to be a very powerful and useful solution, is once more present on Kickstarter and this time it wants to become faster than Photoshop. The Krita developers went on Kickstarter last year, and they promised to improve the application tremendously if the... Read more...

​Linux is an Operating System for All Ages

ZDNet | Monday May 4, 2015 12:23:44 PM | Software
​Linux is an Operating System for All Ages Linux is for everyone from 13 to 84. Don't believe me? See for yourself. Read more...

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