Monthly Archives: October 2014

Chris J Arges: getting kernel crashdumps for hung machines

Debugging hung machines can be a bit tricky. Here I’ll document methods to trigger a crashdump when these hangs occur.What exactly does it mean when a machine ‘hangs’ or ‘freezes-up’? …

Linux 3.16.y.z Extended Stable Support

The Ubuntu kernel team has announced that they will be providing extended support for the 3.16 kernel series. The team will pick up where Greg Kroah-Hartman left off, with 3.16.7, …

Ronnie Tucker: Full Circle Magazine #90 has arrived!

Full Circle Issue #90 Full Circle – the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community are proud to announce the release of our ninetieth issue. This month: * Command & Conquer * How-To : …

Kubuntu 15.04 Will Use Plasma 5 Desktop by Default

Kubuntu 15.04 will ship with the new Plasma 5 desktop environment by default, its lead developer has confirmed. The post Kubuntu 15.04 Will Use Plasma 5 Desktop by Default first …

Security-Minded Qubes OS Will Satisfy Your Yen for Xen

Qubes OS is a hybrid computing technology that raises the bar for security. It takes locking down computers to a new level. It has advanced far beyond the primitive proof …

How to Find the Best Linux Distribution for a Specific Task

If you’re looking for a Linux distribution to handle a specific (even niche) task, there most certainly is a distribution ready to serve. From routers to desktops, from servers to …

Has The Sky Fallen? Qualcomm Contributes To Freedreno’s DRM/KMS Driver

In an interesting change of events, Code Aurora on the behalf of the Qualcomm Innovation Center has added Adreno A4xx product support to the Freedreno-spawned DRM/KMS “MSM” driver… Source: Linux …

The Benefits of Software Defined Networking

How one telecoms company benefited from Software Defined Networking (SDN)… Source: Linux News

Microsoft ‘Loves’ Linux? Then Stop Attacking Open Source

If Microsoft wants to show it is a member of the Linux community worthy of respect, it will take more than smiles and pink hearts. Source: Linux News

How to Create a Cool Terminal Dashboard in Linux

Xmodulo: Are you looking for new ways to display information in Linux? Source: Linux News