If You’re Ready for Arch, ArchMerge Eases the Way

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84986.html?rss=1 Newcomer ArchMerge Linux offers a big change for the better to those switching from the Debian Linux lineage to the Arch Linux infrastructure. ArchMerge Linux is a recent spinoff of ArchLabs Linux, which is a step up from most Arch Linux offerings in terms … Read more

New Open Platform Helps Enterprises Manage Their Own Cloud Services

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84989.html?rss=1 CoreOS on Tuesday announced the release of Tectonic 1.8, a Kubernetes container management platform. Tectonic enables enterprises to deploy key automation infrastructure components that function like managed cloud services without cloud vendor lock-in. The CoreOS Open Cloud Services Catalog offers an alternative to cloud … Read more

MX 17 Linux: The Best of 2 Linux Worlds

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84956.html?rss=1 MX Linux-17 Beta 1, released last week, is a desktop-oriented Linux distribution based on Debian’s “stable” branch. It is a cooperative venture between the antiX and former MEPIS Linux communities — hence its breakaway name. Normally, taking a first look at an early phase … Read more

Fixes MIA for Many Linux Kernel Flaws

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84949.html?rss=1 A Google code security researcher’s recent discovery of 14 flaws in Linux kernel USB drivers led to last-minute fixes in the Linux 4.14 release candidate code set for distribution on Sunday. The flaws, which Google researcher Andrey Konovalov disclosed earlier this week, affect the … Read more

GeckoLinux Beta Does openSuse Better

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84937.html?rss=1 The latest developmental beta release of GeckoLinux brings this custom spinoff distro of openSuse to new levels of performance and convenience. When I first looked at GeckoLinux in late 2015, I was impressed with the developer’s efforts to smooth over what I did not … Read more

Sonar Could Help Devs Build a Better Website

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84923.html?rss=1 Microsoft’s Sonar, released under an open source license, could help developers build more effective and secure websites. Sonar, a linting tool and site scanner, is the next evolution of the static scan tool, according to Microsoft. The team that developed Microsoft’s Edge browser created … Read more

AWS Offers Aurora Cloud DB Service Compatible With PostgreSQL

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84914.html?rss=1 AWS on Tuesday announced the general availability of Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility. The service is now fully compatible with both MySQL and PostgreSQL, the company said. AWS also announced that customers migrating to Amazon Aurora from another database can use the AWS Database … Read more

Anarchy Linux Dispels Fear of Arch

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84901.html?rss=1 Anarchy Linux, the distro formerly known as “Arch-Anywhere Linux” has changed my tune about the terrors of Arch-based Linux as a suitable operating system. In general, however, Arch-anything presents a challenge that may not be worth the effort for typical desktop needs. A potential … Read more

Companies Turn Blind Eye to Open Source Security Risks

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84890.html?rss=1 Many software developers and enterprise users have been lax or oblivious to the need to properly manage open source software, suggest survey results released Tuesday. The report highlights the consequences of failure to establish open source acquisition and usage policies, and to follow best … Read more

AWS, Microsoft Offer New Open Source AI Framework

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84881.html?rss=1 AWS and Microsoft have announced the availability of Gluon, an open source deep learning library for building AI neural networks. Gluon will make it easier for researchers to define machine learning models using a collection of prebuilt, optimized neural network components. The interface will … Read more

Container Runtime Brings Greater Flexibility to Kubernetes and BOSH

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84874.html?rss=1 The Cloud Foundry Foundation has launched Container Runtime as the default deployment and management platform for containers using Kubernetes and BOSH. The foundation announced Container Runtime at its annual European user conference. Cloud Foundry is an open source Platform as a Service offering used … Read more

GNOME and Budgie: 2 Comfy Ubuntu 17.10 Environments

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84866.html?rss=1 Ubuntu 17.10, otherwise known as “Artful Aardvark,” is a paradigm shift for Canonical. The company is set to release the official version of the much anticipated Ubuntu 17.10 desktop, server and cloud distro on Oct. 19 — it released the final beta version late … Read more