Ubuntu takes another step forward as a cloud operating system by incorporating Chef support into its enterprise Linux distributions.
Canonical Ltd. is moving into network virtualization through a broad alliance with Ericsson aimed at extending the reach of its popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. The move is the latest milestone in a multi-pronged strategic expansion that has ramped up considerably … Continue reading ?
Ubuntu Linux aims to become the glue that holds the Internet of Things together with its new partnerships.
So I got locked out of an Ubuntu VM that's running in Azure Long story, but an employee left and some now the "admin" user I had access to no longer had "sudo" powers anymore. I needed to run apt-get update && apt-get upgrade but literally had no user available with admin on the box. Show More Summary
Christine Hall at FOSS Force today wrote that Canonical's deal with the devil may signal Ubuntu's swan song topping today's Linux news. Linux Tycoon Bryan Lunduke reviewed the Dell M3800 with Ubuntu and Jamie Watson tested six pre-release distributions. Show More Summary
Ubuntu Linux 15.04 will be released in April. There is not a lot new for the average desktop user in the new release, as far as I can tell. One good “change” is a feature called “locally integrated menus.” This is where the menus are, by default, where they are supposed to be, instead of,…
Why should you use Linux? To use some of the best applications made for any platform. If you don’t believe me, here’s a list of great Linux apps. You can find all of these in the default Ubuntu repositories, and likely in the repositories of whatever Linux distro you use. Show More Summary
The growth of the Internet of Things spreads, and Canonical wants to ensure that Ubuntu is involved. To help with this, the company behind one of the most popular Linux distributions has announced partnerships with Microsoft and Amazon to help facilitate secure cloud infrastructures. Show More Summary
Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu distribution of Linux, is pulling together an ecosystem of Internet of Things partners that promises to make it easier to both bu
Dan Gillmor, who was the San Jose Mercury News's leading tech columnist during the dotcom years, and was one of the first reporters to go Mac, has switched over to using all free/open source software: Ubuntu GNU/Linux on a Thinkpad, Cyanogenmod on an Android phone. Read the rest
Canonical, the firm behind Ubuntu Linux, announced last week that Microsoft and Amazon agreed to publish their Internet of Things (IoT) application programming interfaces (APIs) on Ubuntu Core. The move showed that Canonical is forging...Show More Summary
You'll have to be quick off the mark to get one, mind The first Ubuntu Linux phones go on sale next week, after more than a year’s talking.…
Jeff Hoogland announced the release of Bodhi Linux 3.0 RC3, proving he is back. This release brings a new wiki and new blog section to the community as well. In other news Evolve OS is winning Jack Wallen away from Ubuntu and Michael Larabel has a report on GNU Guix, that started as a package manager but is turning into a distribution. Show More Summary
Today in Linux news, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols said that rolling release distributions are "gaining on" traditional releases and Christine Hall welcomes the "new breed of Linux users." Reviews of KaOS and Linux Mint stood-out in the newsfeeds as did Jun Auza's comparison of Mint to Ubuntu. Show More Summary
It was a slow news day today for Linux but a few tidbits stood out. First up is Danny Stieben with his article persuading prospects how easy Linux really is. Silviu Stahie said Ubuntu was spotted on Bill Gates' Facebook page and Dan Goodin reported today that PHP could also be in danger from GHOST. Show More Summary
Mea culpa! When I first saw that Canonical was coming out with its own combination of Docker containers and a lightweight Linux distribution in Ubuntu Core, I presumed it was a pure server play. I was wrong. Canonical, Ubuntu Linux’s...Show More Summary
Among Linux distributions, Ubuntu has an absolutely sterling reputation as a proven operating system that developers can build around. In fact, more than half of OpenStack deployments are being built on Ubuntu, according to the OpenStack Foundation. Show More Summary
Ubuntu Linux has spread to quite a few platforms in its 10-year history, if not always successfully. Today, though, the open source software is tackling what could be its greatest challenge yet: the internet of things. Canonical has released a versio...
Canonical has revealed what I reckon is its biggest announcement in years: Ubuntu is about to invade the internet of things with a minimal version of the Linux distribution that it…