Monthly Archives: November 2014

Linux Distro Releases Round Up for November 2014

November wasn’t heavy on new Linux distribution releases, but still had more than enough to keep distro-hoppers bouncing from download server to ISO mirror and back again. The post Linux …

Stuart Langridge: Vouching for webmentions; hashing for vouches

As mentioned yesterday I’ve enabled webmentions on this site. Now, webmentions could have the same spam problem that Pingback has, and so one of the proposed solutions is Vouch, where …

Ubuntu GNOME: Challenge Accepted

Hi, As with each and every cycle, we review what we have achieved and discuss what we need to do next. Starting from this cycle (Vivid Vervet), we decided to …

Walter Lapchynski: cross referencing Mailman memberships with group memberships

Around the time of OSCON this year, it came to my attention (thanks belkinsa!) that Ubuntu Oregon was in need of leadership. They were one of many Local Communities (or …

Distribution Release: Linux Mint 17.1

Clement Lefebvre has announced the release of Linux Mint 17.1, un updated build of the popular distribution built on top of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: "The team is proud to announce …

Stuart Langridge: Enabling Webmentions

Well, everyone’s doing Webmentions these days. So, there’s a bandwagon here to jump on. All this is really my fault. It is a good idea that, when I write a post …

Bad Lockup Bug Plagues Linux

jones_supa (887896) writes “A hard to track system lockup bug seems to have appeared in the span of couple of most recent Linux kernel releases. Dave Jones of Red Hat …

Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S07E35 – The One with the Sharks

Join the full, reunited team of Laura Cowen, Mark Johnson, Alan Pope and Tony Whitmore in Studio L for season seven, episode thirty-five of the Ubuntu Podcast! This time with …

Debian Forked Over Systemd

jaromil writes: The so called “Veteran Unix Admin” collective has announced that the fork of Debian will proceed as a result of the recent systemd controversy. The reasons put forward …

Ronnie Tucker: Full Circle Magazine #91 has arrived!

It’s here. The second to last issue of 2014. This month: * Command & Conquer * How-To : Python, LibreOffice, and Managing Multiple Passwords With A Script * Graphics : …