Last week upon conclusion of the X.Org Foundation elections it was revealed the planned X.Org + SPI merger failed. The failure to change the by-laws and become part of SPI failed not due to losing the vote, but in not securing enough votes to command the two-thirds majority of X.Org…
A Kickstarter project is pitching a HAT add-on for the Raspberry Pi that provides a 2.7-inch E-paper display, as well as a battery backed real time clock. For educators, one of the coolest things about the Raspberry Pi is the HDMI port, which let you easily plug in to a…
Announced today, Docker Inc’s fourth round of investment gives it a $95m pot to deepen integration with AWS, IBM and Microsoft and add new features.
Arch Linux has updated ruby (man-in-the-middle attack).
CentOS has updated openssl (C5: multiple vulnerabilities).
Debian-LTS has updated ia32-libs (multiple vulnerabilities).
Oracle has updated openssl (OL5: multiple vulnerabilities).
Red Hat has updated kernel
(RHEL6.4: privilege escalation).
Scientific Linux has updated xorg-x11-server (SL7, SL6: information leak/denial of service).
Ubuntu has updated apport (14.10,
14.04: privilege escalation), libx11,
libxrender (14.10, 14.04, 12.04: code execution), and ntp (14.10, 14.04, 12.04: multiple vulnerabilities).
Plasma, the desktop for the KDE project, has just received a massive update and is now at version 5.3 Beta. It’s still under development, but users can already see the amount of work that has been done. Plasma 5.x is the branch that provided a major upgrade to the famous…
ITWorld: Chromebooks seem to have wide appeal, as you can tell from the very positive user ratings and reviews in Amazon’s list of bestselling Chromebooks.
From: Linux Today
By Matt Hartley Ask any casual Linux enthusiast whether Linux is easy to use and they’ll tell you once installed, it’s very simple to navigate. The problem with the Linux desktop in 2015 isn’t how easy the desktop environment(s) are to work with, but whether the applications provided are easy enough for the average user at a workstation.