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Oracle Critical Patch Update for April 2017 Released

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The Critical Patch Update for April 2017 was released on April 18th, 2017. Oracle strongly recommends applying the patches as soon as possible. The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for relevant information. It includes...


Java Coding and Concepts MOOC

We are pleased to announce that enrollment is open for our newest Oracle Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Java Coding and Concepts. The course starts April 27th! Enrollment is free! … Continue Reading — Java Coding and Concepts MOOC


Halium is an Open Source Project Working Towards a Common Base for Non-Android Mobile Operating Systems

The xda-developers blog looks at Project Halium. “This open-source project is trying to pool developers from Ubuntu Touch ports, Sailfish OS community developers, the open webOS Lune OS project, and KDE Plasma Mobile contributors, among other developers (Jolla, we suspect) to put an end to the...


Ubuntu Is Switching to Wayland

Ubuntu is to ship Wayland in place of X.Org Server by default. Word of the display server¹ switch won’t surprise many. Mir, Canonical’s home-spun alternative to Wayland, had been billed as the future of Ubuntu’s convergence play. But both Unity 8 the convergence dream was recently put out to...


A big set of stable kernel updates

The 4.10.11, 4.9.23, 4.4.62, and 3.18.49 stable kernel updates are available. For those who are surprised to see a 3.18 update after that series was declared end-of-life, Greg Kroah-Hartman explains it this way: “3.18? Wasn’t that kernel dead… Continue Reading — A big set of...


Bird Watching: An openSUSE Maker Project

Creating cool projects is what makes openSUSE so much fun and a recent project by an openSUSE member highlights just how creative and fun one can be using openSUSE. Adrian Schröter took a Raspberry Pi 3 using openSUSE to create a 3D-printed foldable tripod and took...


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