BSD Release: NetBSD 6.1.4

Soren Jacobsen has announced the release of NetBSD 6.1.4, the latest stable version of NetBSD incorporating all the recent security and bug fixes, including a fix to OpenSSL’s "heartbleed" vulnerability. …

Distribution Release: Simplicity Linux 14.4

David Purse has announced the release of Simplicity Linux 14.4, the new stable release of the project’s Puppy-based distributions for desktops and netbooks: "Simplicity Linux 14.4 is now available for …

Development Release: OpenMandriva Lx 2014.0 RC1

Kate Lebedeff has announced the availability of the first release candidate of OpenMandriva Lx 2014.0: "Phosphorous burns very hot and very fast and is the perfect name for our latest …

Distribution Release: Mythbuntu 14.04

Thomas Mashos has announced the availability of Mythbuntu 14.04, the new stable version of an Ubuntu-derived distribution that makes it simple to set up a standalone MythTV system: "After some …

Paul Tagliamonte: Hy at PyCon 2014

I gave a talk this year at PyCon 2014, about one of my favorite subjects: Hy. Many of my regular readers will have no doubt explored Hy’s thriving GitHub org, …

Linux Video of the Week: Red Hat CEO Explains Why Enterprises Need Open Infrastructure

In this video, Red Hat President and CEO Jim Whitehurst explains the forces behind IT innovation today, the role of open source communities in shaping the future of technology, and Red …

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Studio 14.04

Kaj Ailomaa has announced the release of Ubuntu Studio 14.04, a customised variant of Ubuntu with a range of multimedia and content creation programs for audio, graphics, video, photography and …

Serge Hallyn: Xspice in containers

For some time I’ve been wanting to run ubuntu-desktop and others, remotely, in containers, using spice. Historically vnc has been the best way to do remote desktops, but spice should …

Sam Hewitt: Microwave-Irradiated Potato Chips

A little radiation goes a long way. Your microwave can be used for more than reheating coffee. It is far more versatile a device, for instance, you can make these …

Ronnie Tucker: PLUMgrid Virtual Network Infrastructure Achieves Certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

PLUMgrid , the leader in Virtual Network Infrastructure (VNI), today announced that PLUMgrid VNI 3.0 has achieved certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform . The certification ensures that …