Lubuntu Blog: Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

It’s already available Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, the first update on Trusty Tahr, a recommended by-default setup for all flavours including, of course, Lubuntu. This comes with extended support (until 2019). …

Easy Steps to Make GNOME 3 More Efficient

With just a tiny bit of tweaking, GNOME 3 can be made as powerful and user-friendly as any desktop available.

Chromebooks Emerge as Major New Linux Force on Notebooks

Love it, loathe it, or laugh at it, Chrome OS keeps on advancing. According to a Google blog post this week, more than 1 million Chromebooks were sold to schools in …

Kernel Prepatch 3.16-rc7

Linus has released 3.16-rc7. “We obviously *do* have various real fixes in here, but none of them look all that special or worrisome. And rc7 is finally noticeable smaller than …

Meson: A Next-Gen Build System Showing Promise

Meson is a new, open-source build system under development showing good results over the likes of SCons…

Debian 8.0 Jessie Is Settling For Linux 3.16

It looks like the next major Debian GNU/Linux release will be shipping with the soon to be released Linux 3.16 kernel…

DARPA-Derived Secure Microkernel Goes Open Source

A nippy microkernel mathematically proven to be bug free*, and used to protect drones from hacking, will be released as open source tomorrow.……

AWS Worry Misplaced: Welcome to the Maturing Cloud

Amazon’s earnings spurred a flurry of worry about Amazon Web Services’ growth. The larger takeaway that the cloud service game is maturing.

Xen Hypervisor: Assign Virtual Disk to a Virtual Machine

 LinuxTechi: Dealing with our daily admin tasks we face lot of requests where we need to assign virtual disks or additional disks to Virtual Machines running on Xen hypervisor.

Radio Free HPC Looks at the Need for Better Resource Management in Linux

“With next-generation technology like non-volatile memories and PCIe SSDs, there are going to be more resources in addition to the CPU that need to be scheduled to make sure everything …