Monthly Archives: August 2015

Seif Lotfy: Counting flows (Semi-evaluation of CMS, CML and PMC)

Assume we have a stream of events coming in one at a time, and we need to count the frequency of the different types of events in the stream. In …

Kubuntu: Kubuntu Team Launches Plasma Mobile References Images

The Kubuntu team is proud to announce the references images for Plasma Mobile. Plasma Mobile was announced today at KDE’s Akademy conference. Our images can be installed on a Nexus …

Martin Albisetti: Developing and scaling Ubuntu One filesync, part 1

Now that we’ve open sourced the code for Ubuntu One filesync, I thoughts I’d highlight some of the interesting challenges we had while building and scaling the service to several …

Distribution Release: LXLE 14.04.3

The developers of LXLE, a lightweight desktop distribution built using packages from the Ubuntu repositories, have announced the availability of LXLE 14.04.3. This update to the 14.04 series includes a …

Exclusive Interview: Michael Miller of SUSE Talks About Transition and Contributing to Open Source

SUSE is one of the Linux trinity — which comprises Red Hat, SUSE, and Canonical. SUSE is also one of the leading contributors to many open source projects, including the …

How to Jump From Cloud to Cloud

In 2010, when Netflix was still early into its shift from DVD rentals to online movies and shows, it started using Amazon.com’s data centers. Source: Linux News

Kubuntu: Kubuntu site revamped

With the move to Plasma 5, updating the Kubuntu website seemed timely. Many people have contributed, including Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan, Aaron Honeycutt, Marcin Sągol and many others. We want to show …

Canadian OpenStack Cloud VEXXHOST Joins Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud

As we’ve mentioned before, Ubuntu is the world’s most popular operating system for OpenStack. OpenStack is, in fact, built on Ubuntu, and its cycles of development are based on Ubuntu’s …

The Growing Waves In the Linux Ecosystem: Two Perspectives

In the early 1990s, the Open Software Foundation formed a committee to select and standardize a new Management Platform Toolset for and from the UNIX ecosystem. After much soul searching …

Edison Supercomputer Creates 3D Map of Adolescent Universe

Scientists from the NERSC and Berkeley National Laboratory are using a supercomputer to create one of the most complete, three-dimensional maps of the adolescent universe — using extremely faint light …