LibrePlanet & the Sounds of Silence

By Ken Starks The LibrePlanet 2015 awards ceremony was at 5:30 PM, so I had time for a shower and a bite to eat. Of course, these days I don’t do much “biting” when I eat. I am on the John Glenn diet for another two months. If it can’t be squeezed out of a tube, I can’t eat it. Of course, my inability to speak or eat “real” food precluded any meaningful participation at a large dinner table with colleagues. “Oh, Ken…? Yeah, see over at that table? The guy in the Linux hat who isn’t talking or eating? That’s Ken.”

From: LXer

Firefox 37.0

By ris Firefox 37.0 has been released. This release features improved protection
against site impersonation via OneCRL centralized certificate revocation,
Bing search now uses HTTPS for secure searching, opportunistic encrypting
of HTTP traffic where the server supports HTTP/2 AltSvc, and more. See the
for details.

From: LWN

Xen 4.4 via libvirt for OpenStack Juno

By Xing Lin This document describes steps Xing Lin (University of Utah) took to setup a compute node based on Ubuntu 14.04 for OpenStack “juno”, using the Xen Project via libvirt approach. As of the fall of 2014, Openstack does not support this approach well as Xen Project is in the Group C of the hypervisor support matrix for Openstack

From: LXer