By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)
A day early than expected, the final release of the Linux Lite 3.2 Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distribution has been officially announced today, October 31, 2016, by developer Jerry Bezencon.
Based on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system and shipping with the long-term supported Linux 4.4 kernel, Linux Lite 3.2 arrives today with a focus on security, as the developer implemented support for fetching the latest Linux kernel security updated as soon as they become available in the repositories. These will be distributed to users via the Install Updates tool.
Also new and exciting in the Linux Lite 3.2 release is an optional feature called Lite Desktop Widget, which promises to offer users basic system information about the installed distribution right on their desktops. GRUB bootloader support for booting Linux Lite alongside other GNU/Linux distributions has been implemented as well in Linux Lite 3.2. Moreover, Lite Welcome now lets users upgrade from the g… (read more)
eWEEK: “There is no shortage of truly terrible ideas in OpenStack; it’s a truly open forum, with very little leadership and a lot of governance,” Shuttleworth said.
From: Linux Today
This week, we take a look back at the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona and some of the news, announcements, and observations from the event.
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the history of Android from version 0.5 to 7.0 “Nougat”. “One of the most interesting additions to Nougat is a revamp of the app framework to allow for resizable apps. This allowed Google to implement split screen on phones and tablets, picture-in-picture on Android TV, and a mysterious floating windowed mode. We’ve been able to access the floating window mode with some software trickery, but we’ve yet to see Google use it in an actual product. Is it being aimed at desktop computing?”
Last week marked the release of the AMDGPU-PRO 16.40 driver as AMD’s first hybrid driver since the 16.30 driver series over the summer that rolled out Polaris GPU support. With this first AMDGPU-PRO update in a few months, here are some fresh benchmarks comparing the performance to the latest open-source driver code.
By email@example.com Philip Müller has announced the release of a new snapshot of the Manjaro Linux distribution. Manjaro is a rolling release distribution which strives to be user friendly and provides a wide range of desktop spins. The new release, Manjaro Linux 16.10, offers mostly package upgrades, including systemd 231….
Last month Adobe returned to updating their NPAPI Linux Flash plug-in after they went four years without updating it. In September was Flash Player 23 for Linux while available now is the Flash Player 24 beta…