Monthly Archives: September 2015

Scarlett Clark: Kubuntu: A call for testers!

“Help make Kubuntu great!” Hello everyone! I am hard at work with backports again. There seemed to be some problems with the last ones so I am here, begging YOU …

Linux Foundation’s Open Source R&D Worth $5B

The Linux Foundation on Wednesday released a white paper that puts the estimated value of development R&D costs of its Collaborative Projects at $5 billion. The Linux Foundation has provided …

Distribution Release: NixOS 15.09

NixOS 15.09 has been released. NixOS is an independently developed Linux distribution with a unique approach to package and configuration management, Nix package manager, atomic upgrades with rollbacks, and other …

Google Lines Up a Batch of Marshmallow-Ready Hardware

Google on Tuesday introduced a pair of new phablets, a couple of Chromecasts and the first tablet it built by itself. The unveilings took place at the company’s Nexus event …

How Much is Open Source “Worth?” Our New Report.

Can the principles and practices of Linux be transferred to other industries? We at The Linux Foundation certainly think so and apparently so does the industry. Over the last few …

Google’s Marshmallow Treats Now on Tap

Not so many years ago, the introduction of a major new Android release was more like looking six months or more into the future when your phone just might become …

PLUMGrid’s Open Networking Suite now available in the Charm Store

Canonical, the leading provider of services for Ubuntu deployments in the enterprise, and PLUMgrid, the industry leader for secure and scalable virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack clouds, today announced PLUMgrid …

How to manage your passwords with Enpass on Linux

Enpass is an advanced password manager that works natively on Linux. Although its open source nature is limited in the use of a free software encryption engine called SQLCipher, the …

Raphaël Hertzog: My Free Software Activities in September 2015

My monthly report covers a large part of what I have been doing in the free software world. I write it for my donators (thanks to them!) but also for …

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 15

Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the availability of Calculate Linux 15, a major new release of the project’s Gentoo-based distribution for desktops (with a choice of KDE, MATE or Xfce), servers …