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Oct
18th

Mageia Keeps Trying To Push Forward

Author: Phoronix | Files under syndicated

The Mageia Linux distribution that’s derived from the Mandriva Linux code-base and in turn from the wonderful Mandrake distribution is continuing to advance as a community distribution and making progress…


Oct
18th

Distribution Release: Lubuntu 13.10

Author: DistroWatch | Files under syndicated

Mario Behling has announced the release of Lubuntu 13.10, a lightweight variant of Ubuntu that provides the minimalist LXDE desktop and a selection of light applications: “Julien Lavergne has released Lubuntu 13.10. Features: based on the lightweight L…


Oct
18th

Will Mir Come On The Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop?

Author: Phoronix | Files under syndicated

Now that Ubuntu 13.10 has shipped all eyes for those about the bleeding edge Linux are on the latest developments for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. One of the most interesting elements of this next Ubuntu Linux release is whether they will ship Mir as the default …


Oct
18th

Distribution Release: UbuntuKylin 13.10

Author: DistroWatch | Files under syndicated

Jack Yu has announced the release of UbuntuKylin 13.10, an official variant of Ubuntu (with Unity) designed for users in China and providing a customised Chinese user experience: “We are glad to announce the release of UbuntuKylin 13.10. In this releas…


Oct
17th

OpenStack Havana and openSUSE

Author: openSUSE | Files under syndicated

Congratulations to the OpenStack community for today’s release of OpenStack Havana! This is the eighth OpenStack release and the community delivered on-time, yet again. Packages have already made it to openSUSE Factory for those interested in testing. This OpenStack release further expands the capabilities of the industry-leading cloud software by providing improved scalability and performance, monitoring support, automated VM management and improved configuration. 


Oct
17th

A New Interface for Mandriva Pulse2

Author: Mandriva | Files under syndicated

The next major version of Mandriva Pulse2 will be a major evolution for our IT systems management solution.  We wish to present the various aspects of this upcoming release not just in terms of the various advantages of the solution…


Oct
17th

Ubuntu 13.10 Review: The Linux OS of the Future Remains a Year Away

Author: ArsTechnica | Files under syndicated

After the customary six months of incubation, Ubuntu 13.10—codenamed Saucy Salamander—has hatched. The new version of the popular Linux distribution brings updated applications and several new features, including augmented search capabilities in the Unity desktop shell. Although Saucy Salamander offers some useful improvements, it’s a relatively thin update. XMir, the most noteworthy item on the 13.10 roadmap,…


Oct
17th

Why SUSE Likes The Btrfs File-System

Author: Phoronix | Files under syndicated

While many assumed Fedora would be the first tier-one Linux distribution shipping with Btrfs by default, it looks like openSUSE may end up being the one. OpenSUSE has been looking at switching to Btrfs for their next release (post-13.1) and already in …


Oct
16th

Upgrade Your PCs, Servers, and Phones: Ubuntu 13.10 Lands Tomorrow

Author: ArsTechnica | Files under syndicated

Ubuntu is ready to be installed on phones. Andrew Cunningham The newest version of Ubuntu is a big one, but not for the usual reasons. With Ubuntu 13.10 (aka Saucy Salamander) coming out tomorrow, the desktop and server editions will get some upgrades …


Oct
15th

Distribution Release: Rebellin Linux 2.0

Author: DistroWatch | Files under syndicated

Utkarsh Sevekar has announced the release of Rebellin Linux 2.0, a Debian-based commercial distribution showcasing a highly customised GNOME 3 desktop: “It gives us immense pleasure to announce the latest Rebellin Linux release – Synergy v2.0. Rebellin…