Monthly Archives: March 2014

Svetlana Belkin: OLF 2014 Planning Meeting Summary

Ubuntu Ohio held an IRC meeting planning for the Ohio Linux Fest (OLF) 2014, which set for October 26-28 2014. This was an initial meeting to begin planning for the …

Zygmunt Krynicki: PlainBox Providers for Everyone

With the imminent release of PlainBox 0.5.2 providers with native executables (read: compiled code) are a reality. Have a look at https://github.com/plainbox-providers/ for two very simple examples. Fork them, star …

Microsoft’s Merry-Making MS-DOS Code Caper

It’s the end of another March here in the Linux blogosphere, and that can mean only one thing: the arrival of another April Fools’ Day. As if on cue, Microsoft …

Nicholas Skaggs: Time to test trusty!

Say that three times fast. Time to test trusty,time to test trusty, time to test trusty! Ahh it’s my favorite time of the cycle. This is the part were we …

Distribution Release: Grml 2014.03

Michael Prokop has announced the release of Grml 2014.03, a Debian-based live CD with a collection of GNU/Linux software designed for system administrators and suited for administrative tasks including system …

Serge Hallyn: Nested lxc

One of the core features of cgmanager is to easily, safely, and transparently support the cgroup requirements of container nesting. Processes can administer cgroups exactly the same way whether inside …

eBuyer Taking Pre-Orders for £219 Ubuntu HP Laptop

Looking for a new Ubuntu laptop on a budget? UK electronics store eBuyer are offering a HP laptop pre-loaded with Ubuntu for just £219. The post eBuyer Taking Pre-Orders for …

Linux 3.14 Kernel Released

An anonymous reader writes “The Linux 3.14 “Shuffling Zombie Juror” kernel has been released. Significant improvements to Linux 3.14 include the mainlining of SCHED_DEADLINE, stable support for Intel Broadwell CPU …

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 552

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: Welcoming Tanglu 1.0 News: Ubuntu GNOME gains LTS status and discusses GNOME desktop versions, PC-BSD corrects update issue, SliTaz gains ARM port and Digital …

Canonical Design Team: #10 Ubuntu is built on IAAS for IAAS users

Every detail matters, and building great software means taking time to remove the papercuts. Ubuntu has over the past 5 years been refined in many ways to feel amazingly comfortable on …