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GNOME Software Moving Forward With Disabling Snap Plugin

Michael Larabel of Phoronix reports that GNOME developers are planning to disable the Snap plug-in for GNOME Software. Canonical has begun writing their own Snap Store. They don't plan to use GNOME Software in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and thus have taken their developers away from working on the upstream...
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Cloudera Goes Open Source

Cloudera has announced changes to its licensing policy that will make its entire product portfolio available under open-source terms, effectively adopting Hortonworks’ business model. The move has important implications for the industry’s ongoing debate about how business models can be built upon a...
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Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit goes open source on GitHub

Microsoft has open-sourced its Quantum Development Kit (QDK) on GitHub. The QDK, which launched in preview last year, gives developers access to the Q# programming language, quantum simulators, and the libraries needed to start experimenting with quantum computing before it goes mainstream. "By...
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Wind River Linux offers containers and cloud-native approaches for embedded computing software development

Wind River Systems is introducing enhancements to the Wind River Linux software to ease the adoption of containers in embedded computing systems. Enhancements provide resources such as pre-built containers, tools, and documentation, and support for frameworks such as Docker and Kubernetes. With...
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Microsoft To Join The Private Linux Mailing List

Microsoft recently applied to join a private Linux kernel mailing list that's meant for reporting and discussing security issues privately before they are made public. After a week-long discussion, it’s all but certain that Microsoft will be subscribed to the list.  Alexander Peslyak, the...
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Debian 10 "Buster" released

The Debian community has announced the release of Debian 10 "Buster." Buster will be supported for the next five years. Buster ships with several desktop environments including, Cinnamon 3.8, GNOME 3.30, KDE Plasma 5.14, LXDE 0.99.2, LXQt 0.14, MATE 1.20, and Xfce 4.12. Buster supports a total of...
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CFP and Registration Open For Linux Piter Conference

"Linux Piter" Conference in Russia, St.Petersburg, October 4-5, 2019 The registration and call for papers for biggest Linux conference in Russia, Linux Piter is now open at https://linuxpiter.com/en The conference gathers many key Linux people from all around the world. In the past we had Lennart...
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Linux Foundation Board Elects Longtime Community Members to Chair and Vice Chair

The Linux Foundation today is announcing its new Board Chair Nithya Ruff and Vice Chair Wim Coekaerts, both of whom bring a long history of contribution, collaboration and developer advocacy to their new positions. Both existing board members, these new roles will allow them to deepen their...
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Kubernetes 1.15 Released

The Kubernetes community has announced the release of Kubernetes 1.15, the second release of 2019. The release focuses on Continuous Improvement and Extensibility. Work on making Kubernetes installation, upgrade and configuration even more robust has been a major focus for this cycle for SIG...
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Embracing open source could be a big competitive advantage for businesses

As companies chase the transformational technologies that will deliver exponential returns, they should turn their attention from the “what” to the “how.” One type of software underpins many of the most exciting, cutting-edge innovations today, including AI, cloud, blockchain, and quantum computing...
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