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Ubuntu Core to bring Snappy and transactional updates to the Cloudview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Mark Shuttleworth has announced a beta release of Ubuntu Core, a version of Ubuntu server for the Cloud that does not use debs or apt-get for system and software management. What, then, does it use? The new utility that replaces debs and apt-get is called Snappy, which, according to Mark Shuttleworth, introduces a “bullet-proof mechanism for app delivery and system […] (General)

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How to test-drive Ubuntu Core on Fedora 21 Workstationview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Ubuntu Core is a containerized edition of Ubuntu for Cloud deployments. A beta release was announced yesterday. (See Ubuntu Core to bring Snappy and transactional updates to the Cloud). Though there’s a similar effort from Fedora/Red Hat called Project Atomic, nothing stops you from playing with Ubuntu Core on any release of Fedora, including the most recent – Fedora 21. […] (General)

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Debian vs Ubuntu: How Far Has Ubuntu Come in 10 Years?view story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Ubuntu recently released 14.10 “Utopic Unicorn”, which coincides with the fact that Ubuntu is now 10 years old! The king of Linux distributions has come a long way since its inception in 2004, so it’s a good idea to go down memory lane and take a look at the journey it has gone through so far. (General)

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Congratulations to the Cloud Foundry Foundationview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – It’s no longer debatable that most technologies today are built with open source software and collaborative development. Everyone knows this to be true. (General)

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How many LibrePlanet scholarships will we give?view story

http://www.fsf.org – Sandler at LibrePlanet 2014 We're excited to announce our first keynote speaker for LibrePlanet 2015: Karen Sandler, executive director of the Software Freedom Conservancy and co-host of the “Free as in Freedom” podcast. Ms. Sandler's closing keynotes have been a highlight at LibrePlanet, and we're so excited to have her back. (General)

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Print this guideview story

http://www.fsf.org – Print the double-sided flyer in color or black and white. We've just released a printable version of our online Giving Guide, which helps gift-givers choose tech gifts that respect recipients' rights as computer users and avoid those that don't. (General)

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Can your computer run Ubuntu Core?view story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Ubuntu Core beta, a version of Ubuntu for Cloud deployment that comes with snappy a system and application management utility with support for transaction updates, was released just a few hours ago. Though it was made available for testing on Microsoft’s Azure Cloud platform, Mark Shuttleworth said in a blog post that you can download a KVM image of Ubuntu […] (General)

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How to install Fedora 21 Workstation Cinnamon on a Btrfs filesystemview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Aside from the GNOME 3 desktop environment, which is used in the main edition of Fedora 21, there are Spins that use other desktop environments. Notable among them is the KDE Spin. There are also Spins that use the LXDE, MATE and Xfce desktop environments. If you’re familiar with the most popular desktop environments in active development today, you must […] (General)

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Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: December 19view story

http://www.fsf.org – Join the FSF and friends on Friday, December 19, from 2pm to 5pm EST (19:00 to 22:00 UTC) to help improve the Free Software Directory by adding new entries and updating existing ones. We will be on IRC in the #fsf channel on freenode. Tens of thousands of people visit directory.fsf.org each month to discover free software. (General)

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How to dual-boot Windows 8 and Fedora 21 on a PC with UEFI firmwareview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – So Fedora 21 has been released, and my attempt to upgrade my main computer from Fedora 20 to Fedora 21 KDE failed. Since the cause is not something I could fix in a snap, I opted instead to set up a dual-boot system between an installation of Windows 8 that’s on a 500 GB hard drive and Fedora 21 KDE […] (General)

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How to upgrade Fedora 20 Cinnamon to Fedora 21 Cinnamonview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – FedUp (FEDora UPgrader) is the recommended tool for upgrading a recent Fedora installation. It’s a very neat tool for upgrading a system and I think other distributions that don’t use a rolling release system should look at implementing one for their distribution. In this short tutorial, I’ll show how I upgraded a Fedora 20 Cinnamon desktop to Fedora 21 (Cinnamon) […] (General)