Monthly Archives: October 2015

Xubuntu: Building the Xubuntu documentation package locally

The Xubuntu documentation, shipped with every release of Xubuntu, is in fact a package that can be build locally, on your computer. By default, Xubuntu does not come with the …

Stephen Michael Kellat: Where am I not this weekend?

In no particular order: Successfully upgraded to Xubuntu 15.10 after finding a bug that trashed my in-situ upgrade process. Thankfully the bug was later fixed. I am not traveling to …

Distribution Release: Chromixium OS 1.5

The developers of Chromixium OS, a Ubuntu-based distribution which offers a Chromebook-like experience on general purpose computers, have announced the release of Chromixium OS 1.5. The new release is based …

Ian Weisser: Is your team ready for UOS?

The Ubuntu Online Summit (UOS), 03-05 November 2015, is only a few days away.Is your team ready to welcome, train, and integrate new volunteers inspired by UOS?Has your team updated …

Scott Kitterman: Resolving Tension …

I just noticed this post with the same title. At least in my case, I feel the tension with the community council is resolved. In my case I resolved it …

Nested containers in LXD

We’ve long considered nested containers an important use case in LXC. LXD is no different in this regard. If you are using privileged lxd containers (security.privileged: true), then the only …

Serge Hallyn: Nested containers in LXD

We’ve long considered nested containers an important use case in lxc. Lxd is no different in this regard. Lately there have been several questions If you are using privileged lxd …

BackBox Takes Its Security Tools Seriously

BackBox Linux 4.4 is a great Linux distro for IT and other techies who want to do their own penetration tests and security assessments. The latest version, released this month, …

10 Linux Frights Sure to Make You Scream!

You feel safe, wrapped in that comforting blanket of Linux. It soothes you and protects you from the lumbering monsters that hide within your server closet. That innocent penguin has …