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[$] A little surprise in the Ubuntu motd

At the end of June, Zachary Fouts noticed something on his Ubuntu system that surprised him a bit: an entry in the “message of the day” (motd) that looked, at least to some, like an advertisement. That is, of course, not what anyone expects from their...


Oryx Linux 0.2.0 Released

Version 0.2.0 of the Oryx Linux distribution is out. “Oryx Linux is an embedded Linux distribution based around the Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded. It incorporates a lightweight container runtime engine to bring the benefits of containerisation … Continue Reading — Oryx Linux 0.2.0 Released


SUSE Manager 3.1 available in the Public Cloud

SUSE Manager 3.1 Server and SUSE Manager 3.1 Proxy images are now available in Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure. SUSE Manager 3.1 is based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 and comes with a bunch of new features and usability improvements. See...


Why should I patch my server?

Wait, what? Why should I patch my server? Because you won’t get bug fixes. But my server works just fine, if it’s not broken don’t fix it, right? What about security fixes? My server isn’t accessible from the internet. I’m not worried about it getting hacked....


Kuhn: Goodbye To Bob Chassell

On his blog, Bradley Kuhn remembers Bob Chassell, who was an early contributor to free software, after his passing in early July. “I regularly credit Bob as the first Executive Director of the FSF. While he technically never held that title, he served as Treasurer for...


KDE’s Promising New Email App Has a New Release

We mentioned KDE Kube, a promising KDE email and PIM suite, earlier this year — and we’re pleased to report that there’s a brand new release available for testing. Now don’t get too excited: while what’s on offer today is more than a tech preview, Kube “still isn’t...


How Big Is Linux Kernel 4.12? [Chart]

“Linux 4.12 is big, really big, like bigger than you thought big,” Gregs says in an update on his Google+ profile — and he’s made a chart to prove it. This post, How Big Is Linux Kernel 4.12? [Chart], was written by Joey Sneddon and first...


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