Monthly Archives: April 2014

Musix Linux: Sweet Strains Jarred by Sour Notes

The Musix Linux distro is a specialty OS with an impressive collection of tools for users with a passion mostly for audio and music production. That same collection of tools …

Ubuntu Fixes Security Flaw in 14.04 LTS Lock Screen

Canonical has patched a significant security flaw in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS — one that potentially allowed attackers to gain access to a user account without needing to enter a password. …

Ubuntu App Developer Blog: Announcing the winners of the third Ubuntu App Showdown

The judging is finished and the scores are in, we now have the winners of our third Ubuntu App Showdown! Over the course of six weeks, and using the Ubuntu …

Red Hat Acquires InkTank, Ceph Maintainers

An anonymous reader writes “Red Hat announced their pending acquisition of Inktank this morning. Sage Weil and a team of researchers at University of California Santa Cruz first published the …

Zygmunt Krynicki: pyotherside = QML + Python3

If you wanted to write a QML / Ubuntu SDK application but had a considerable amount of python3 code that you didn’t want to throw out the window you can …

CentOS Seven blog: PATH inconsistency in EL7

With the default gnome3 desktop in el7, opening a terminal via the menu presents the user with a different PATH variable than if they right click the desktop and choose …

Ubuntu 14.10 Release Schedule

Grab a pencil and the nearest piece of paper: the expected release date of Ubuntu 14.10 ‘Utopic Unicorn’ is October 16, 2014. The post Ubuntu 14.10 Release Schedule first appeared …

Aurélien Gâteau: Back from the KDE Frameworks Sprint

Last week I attended the KDE Frameworks Sprint, held in Blue Systems Barcelona office. Kevin put together the now traditional sticky note board and we started cranking through the tasks. …

Johnny Hughes: CentOS Dojo, São Paulo, Brazil: 5 May 2014

The CentOS Project will be having a Dojo in São Paulo, Brazil on Monday, May 5th, 2014 at Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima 3900 – Cj 81 Itaim Bibi Sao Paul …

Linux Training Becomes Embedded Engineer’s Plan B

When electrical engineer Manjinder Bains learned in January that his employer’s planned restructuring would put his job at risk, he signed up to take a training course that teaches how the …