Unveiled in 2013, the Ubuntu Touch platform is designed for smartphones and tablets, and represents the first full Linux operating system for touchscreen devices. Since the first device, the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, was released in 2015, a steady flow of other handsets and tablets has been unleashed. Show More Summary
Canoncial to offer 5 years of support, but Snap packages mean latest features factor in.
IBM partners with Canonical to bring not only Linux, but the OpenStack cloud and Juju-assembled programs as well, to big-iron servers.
Last month, Microsoft announced Bash on Ubuntu on Windows which enables native Linux ELF64 binaries to run on Windows via the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). WSL was developed by the Microsoft Windows Kernel team. Since the announcement was made last month, many people were interested in knowing how kernel team build this subsystem. Microsoft […]
Ubuntu just came out with the new long-term support version of their desktop Linux operating system. It’s got a few newish features, including incorporating the “snap” package management format. One of the claims about “snaps” is that...Show More Summary
Who's ready for the next long-term support version of Ubuntu? There's something new here whether you use Ubuntu on the desktop, server, cloud, smartphone, tablet, or mainframe. Yes, mainframe.
One reason Ubuntu is increasing its lead is that Jujo, Canonical's application modeling and deployment DevOps tool, has been gaining in popularity.
It was only a matter of time. With Ubuntu now running on Windows 10, hackers have started porting Linux desktop and GUI apps to Windows.
Earlier this month, Microsoft announced it was bringing the Bash Shell on Ubuntu Linux to Windows 10 through the upcoming Anniversary update. Officially, you can only run native Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10 but there are ways to install a different command line shell, such as the friendly interactive shell (fish). Here are the details. More »
So hopefully by now you've heard that you can run Bash via Ubuntu on Windows...and not in a VM. You can run the Bash Shell and real ELF Linux Binaries (this is not emulation) on Windows 10. I've recorded a 30 min video with developers...Show More Summary
The newest Windows 10 Fast Ring release, 14316, includes Ubuntu and Bash. It may not have a Linux foundation, but this is close as a Windows PC has ever come to also being a Linux computer.
It's bananas over at Microsoft. Last week they announced you can run Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10, and now I'm seeing I missed an announcement of an extension to Visual Studio that enables Visual C++ for Linux Development. With this extension you can author C++ code for Linux servers, desktops and devices. Show More Summary
Microsoft has allowed Ubuntu Linux 'Bash' command line to run on Windows 10. The once proprietarily puritan Microsoft has open sourced an increasing amount of its total IT stack. If open source Windows (or a good percentage of it) probably...Show More Summary
Ubuntu, but not Linux per se, will be running on in the next major Windows 10 update, Redstone.
For the last ten years or so, computing has been divided into two camps: Windows, and everything else with a nix suffix. Want a computing paradigm where everything is a file? That’s Linux. Want easy shell scripting that makes the command line easy? Linux. Show More Summary
Rising from the ashes of Project Astoria.
As a web developer who uses Windows 10, sometimes I'll end up browsing the web and stumble on some cool new open source command-line utility and see something like this: In that past, that $ prompt meant "not for me" as a Windows user. Show More Summary
Microsoft has been focusing quite a lot on Linux recently. The company recently launched its SQL Server, and.NET Core for Linux, too. Now, it seems like the company is getting ready to take its relationship with Linux one step further. With Windows 10 Redstone, Microsoft might allow developers to run Bash on Ubuntu on […]
If you've been talking a lot about using Ubuntu Linux away from your PC -- or using a mobile device as your PC -- you now get to put your money where your mouth is. BQ has started taking pre-orders for both the HD and full HD versions of the Aquarius M10, the first official Ubuntu tablet. Show More Summary
Swift 2.2 includes support for Swift on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 and 15.10.