Monthly Archives: March 2015

Firefox 37 Released With Native HTML5 YouTube Playback

Firefox 37 has been released by Mozilla, the latest stable release.  As one of the world’s most popular pieces of open source software each new version is welcomed, however small the changes …

Distribution Release: Linux Lite 2.4

Jerry Bezencon has announced the launch of Linux Lite 2.4. The new version of Linux Lite features smooth ugrades between point releases. There have also been a number of improvements, …

Michael Zanetti: OpenStore, TweakGeek and more

Now that the Ubuntu Phone is finally in the hands of many people, it’s time to get some hacking started! This is an attempt to bootstrap some hacking community around …

Ubuntu Kernel Team: Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – March 31, 2015

Meeting Minutes IRC Log of the meeting. Meeting minutes. Agenda 20150331 Meeting Agenda Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following …

Samsung, Google Reportedly Ink 3D NAND Deal

Samsung Electronics is said to have signed an agreement to produce its 3D NAND SSDs for Google’s data centers, in a deal said to be “sizeable”. Source: Linux News

​Android Auto to Arrive in Brazil in 2015

Google hopes competition within the mobile segment will help boost the local connected cars market… Source: Linux News

Netflix Has More Than 50 Open Source Projects

POSSCON, a technical conference, is just around the corner. Given the speaker lineup and talk topics, the event again promises to be one of the most interesting open tech and …

Development Release: OpenIndiana 2015.03 "Hipster"

Ken Mays has announced the availability of a new OpenIndiana release, "Hipster" 2015.03. The new release provides updates to the GNOME 2 desktop, Intel video drivers and system libraries. "First …

Initial Intel Braxton Support Might Come To Linux 4.1

Daniel Vetter of Intel today sent in more code for DRM-Next that in turn will be merged for the Linux 4.1 kernel. It was also signaled that the initial hardware …

GNOME 3.16 SDK Runtime Now Available

Following last week’s release of GNOME 3.16, the initial builds of the GNOME SDK Runtime are now available for those wishing to experiment with their new fully-sandboxed Linux app tech …