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Scarlett Clark: Kubuntu: A call for testers!

Help make Kubuntu great!

“Help make Kubuntu great!”

Hello everyone!
I am hard at work with backports again. There seemed to be some problems with the last ones so
I am here, begging YOU for some help with testing. The more the merrier! What …

View and analyze Azure Audit Logs in Power BI and more

Azure Audit Logs (formerly known as Operational Logs) include all the provisioning actions performed in the Azure Resource Manager in addition to other actions related to managing Azure resources (ex. Alerts, AutoScaling, deployments etc). Azure Audit Logs also log other …

Amazon image management improved

Just about a year ago at SUSECon ’14 in Orlando I presented a session about the Public Cloud, more to come at SUSECon ’15 in Amsterdam in just a few weeks, of course . During the session last year I …

Azure Government cloud announces Azure Backup for U.S. public sector

Azure Government cloud now provides Azure Backup to cater to the huge demand from U.S. public sector customers for an efficient and secure way to protect their on-premises and on-cloud assets to Azure. Below are the top capabilities built in …

PowerTip: Launch Console Command Embedded in Powershell Variable

Summary: Use a variable to launch a Windows PowerShell cmdlet and maintain the value of $LastExitCode.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to launch a variable that contains the path to a console application
        …

ConfigMgr 2012 support tip: Migrating an application to a new hierarchy creates new Content ID

~ John Philpott

FIXHi everyone, John Philpott here with a quick tip for you on an issue where applications may get a new content ID after migrating to a new System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1) …

Virtual Machine Driver Pack testing with openQA

At SUSE we always work to improve our quality process, and from a development point of view, this is very important to be able to test the development release of our drivers, on different versions of Windows Operating System. This …

Microsoft Loves Linux Deep Dive #2: Linux and FreeBSD Integration Services Core Features

This post was written by Michael Kelley, Principal PM Manager, Cloud + Enterprise team

Introduction

This blog post is #2 in a series of technical posts about running and managing Linux and FreeBSD in your on-premises datacenter.  Previous posts in …

Caolán McNamara: impress save background image

Impress has a “Set Background Image” option in its slide context menu for a while. For 5.1 I’ve added a matching “Save Background Image” to save the current background image to file. …

Susan Lauber: LInuxCon 2015 – Seattle


More catching up…

LinuxCon Day1 

As usual I was awake early, very early. So a walk and a Whole Foods breakfast were accomplished in time to catch all the keynotes. The first was a snooze. I understand large sponsors getting …

Splunking Box Data – Content Events

In my last post about Splunking Box data, we focused on user authentications including percentage of failed logins, where logins are coming from, user accounts associated with failed logins, etc.  In this post, I want to focus on some …

Susan Lauber: Catching up – OSCON notes


Better late than never?

I enjoyed my first ever OSCON event.  Here are a few observations and a couple of reminders to self:

* In a preview of OSCON, a point was made that this year the tracks are …

Raphaël Hertzog: My Free Software Activities in September 2015

My monthly report covers a large part of what I have been doing in the free software world. I write it for my donators (thanks to them!) but also for the wider Debian community because it can give ideas to …

Dustin Kirkland: Ubuntu and XOR.DDoS — Nothing to see here

I woke this morning to a series of questions about a somewhat sensationalist article published by ZDnet this morning: Linux-powered botnet generates giant denial-of-service attacks

All Linux distributions — Ubuntu, Red Hat, and others — enable SSH for …

mythcat: News: Google Play Store increasing file size .


To help developers build apps , Google Play Store increasing file size limit from 50 MB to 100 MB. Seam Google wants to encourage developers for creating richer apps and games. Also users will see a warning only when the …

Behind the scenes of Azure Data Lake: Bringing Microsoft’s big data experience to Hadoop

Microsoft just announced Microsoft Azure Data Lake, a set of big data storage and analytics services including Azure HDInsight that enables developers, data scientists and analysts to perform all types of processing and analytics on data of any size or …

Svetlana Belkin: Change Of Plans…

Due to life, I can’t attend Ohio Linux Fest this year. I will try again next year.

Pardon if this not okay for the Planet, but I posted news about attending earlier this year.…

Splunking NRL 2015. The winner will be…

NRL

Source: nrl.com.au

 

The 2015 National Rugby League (NRL) season comes to a breathtaking end this weekend with Brisbane Broncos playing the North Queensland Cowboys in Sydney this Sunday. While I was planning out the weekend I started wondering how …

Copying Arrays (Part 1)

When you copy variable content, you may just copy the "reference" (memory address), not the content. Take a look at this example:

$a = 1..10
$b = $a
$b[0] = 'changed'
$b[

Ronnie Tucker: User Freedom Summit

The FSF’s 30th anniversary celebrations are this Saturday, October 3rd. We are so excited about our party and User Freedom Summit!

RSVPs for the FSF30 party will be closed as soon as we hit our capacity limit, which we expect …

Ronnie Tucker: Dropbox Alternatives for Linux Users

Like many of you, I too have found myself wooed by the convenience of using Dropbox. It’s cross platform, simple to setup and provides a cloud storage option for those who might otherwise be less inclined to store files off-site. …

Richard W.M. Jones: “make” and queuing theory

One directory in the libguestfs sources has 101 source files with various sizes:

$ ls -gGS daemon/*.c
-r--r--r--. 1 498686 Aug 4 20:01 daemon/stubs.c
-rw-rw-r--. 2 203439 Sep 18 14:52 daemon/guestfs_protocol.c
-rw-rw-r--. 1 51723 Jul 28 14:15 daemon/btrfs.c
-rw-rw-r--. 1 

Video: Viewing Managed Service Accounts and hosts using a free tool

This video demonstrates viewing managed service accounts and hosts using a free tool.…

Alexander Todorov: Thunderbolt to VGA adapter on Linux

I’ve previously written about my
Thunderbolt to Ethernet adapter working on Linux
despite claims that it should not. Recently I’ve used my MacBook to do a presentation
and the Thunderbolt to VGA adapter worked well enough.

It was an Acer …

Sirko Kemter: BarCamp Meeting

This morning started for me a little bit different, as I went to an meeting for the organizers of the BarCamp edition 2015. Fedora will next to an both have an panel about Free Software and Open Source. But it …

Jono Bacon: Free Beer, Prizes, and Bad Voltage in Fulda Tonight!

Tonight, Wed 30th September 2015 at 7pm there are five important reasons why you should be in Fulda in Germany:

  1. A live Bad Voltage show that will feature technology discussion, competitions, and plenty of fun.
  2. Free beer.
  3. The chance to

Kushal Das: tunir 0.8 is out

Last week I have released tunir 0.8. In this
release I have fixed few bugs related to better logging. But most of the work
was wnet on vagrant support. We now support both Virtualbox, and libvirt based
vagrant images. …

Use PowerShell to Create Windows To Go Keys—Part 3

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to apply an image to a Windows To Go key and make it bootable.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question Hey, Scripting Guy! Now that I have a Windows To Go key partitioned and formatted for use, how do I apply …

Remy D (decause): GNOME Accessiblity Develper’s Guide: User Interface Checklist

Teaching Through Testing

This is just a list. A check list. You do not need to be a UI/UX expert, you just need to be a user, and you can contribute substantially by just walking through this list sometime, …

Remy D (decause): RITSEFroshSem2015

This is where my day started:
http://decause.github.io/sefroshem

Happy to do it again this year with Bill Bond and Prof. Jacobs in Kenn Martinez’s Software Engineering Freshmen Seminar Course.

Polling the Room:

  • How many of you are freshmen? 100%
  • How many

AirSync Recipient Not Found Exception when Remote Wiping a Mobile Device

When an administrator issues a remote wipe for a mobile device they may receive a warning message:

The user username who is currently logged on, isn’t a valid recipient.

airsync-recipient-not-found-exception

This error can occur when the administrative user you are logged …

Konstantin Ryabitsev: +Talid Jalbout la prochaine fois que tu veux me faire un cadeau voici une suggestion. Vous êtes…

Nicolas Butelet originally shared:

+Talid Jalbout la prochaine fois que tu veux me faire un cadeau voici une suggestion. Vous êtes smart à Vancouver. J’adore.

Andrea Corbellini: Python Units: an exercise of API design

Today I have released Python Units, a library for dealing with
measurement units in Python. It allows annotating numbers with measurement
units and allows simple conversion.

>>> from units import *
>>> speed = foot(30) /

PowerShell DSC for Linux version 1.1 is Now Available! And New Linux Resources!

We are pleased to announce the availability of PowerShell DSC for Linux version 1.1. You can download this release here, or grab the source code here. This release implements the following new scenarios:

  • Support for Azure Automation DSC
    Azure

AzureCon 2015: Azure Storage Announcements

Azure File Storage general availability

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Azure File Storage. Customers can now leverage fully managed file shares from Azure File Storage for production with these new capabilities:

  • Support of SMB 3.0

Azure File Storage, now generally available

Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Azure File Storage!

With the introduction of Azure File Storage, Microsoft Azure now offers fully managed file shares in the cloud. Because Azure File Storage exposes file shares using the …

Making the cloud more secure

Security is built into Microsoft Azure from the ground up, and we make strong commitments about the privacy and sovereignty of your data. But of course that’s just the foundation.

On top of that, you must ensure that the right …

Top Support Solutions for Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines

Here is a list of the top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues experienced when using Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines.

1. Solutions related to inability to connect to virtual machine by using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) or Secure …

General Availability: Azure Mobile Engagement

Azure Mobile Engagement is now generally available.

In a mobile-first world, where consumers and users have an overabundance of choice and businesses see eroding user loyalty, customer engagement has changed!

Whether you develop or publish employee-facing, business-facing or consumer-facing apps, …

Microsoft announces general availability of HDInsight on Linux

Yesterday, we unveiled our full vision of Microsoft’s Azure Data Lake. Our goal is to make big data technology simpler and more accessible to the greatest number of people possible. Simply put, we want to bring big data to …

Paweł Hajdan, Jr.: Gentoo’s top-notch user community

One of the best parts of Gentoo for me is the community.

For example, I regularly receive email from people who volunteer to help with testing hard masked www-client/chromium ebuilds. FWIW you don’t need to email me or the Gentoo …

Real-time analytics on your IoT

Today, Microsoft announced the Azure IoT Suite is available to purchase. Built on the trusted Azure cloud platform, the Azure IoT Suite brings together preconfigured offerings to enable companies to quickly and easily develop and deploy Internet of Things solutions.…

Microsoft and Akamai bring CDN to Azure customers

Organizations are developing, deploying and delivering more and more of their solutions everyday on the Microsoft Azure platform. Content Delivery Networks (CDN) can improve speed, performance and reliability of those solutions and at Azure, we want to deliver best in …

Azure Container Service: Now and the Future

Today, at AzureCon, we announced the next phase of our support for containerized applications on Azure. Azure Container Service builds on our work with Docker and Mesosphere to create and manage scalable clusters of host machines onto which containerized applications …

Microsoft ExpressRoute: Office 365, Azure Government Cloud, more partners, simplified billing

Today at AzureCon we wanted to share the progress we have made in expanding Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute and providing more options to reach Microsoft Cloud services. We’re announcing:

  • General availability to access Office 365 including Skype for Business
  • General availability

Announcing expanded Microsoft Azure support for financial services customers

Building upon existing certifications Azure has for the Financial Services Industry, today I’m happy to announce the addition of two more assessments supporting Financial Services plus a detailed set of Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Data Security Standard (DSS) guidance …

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Where Drive Letter is Stored

Summary: Use the Get-Partition and Get-Disk cmdlets to identify data storage locations.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to easily figure out which disk a particular drive letter is on?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use Get-Partition with the drive letter and pipe the …

Do you work with Microsoft Datacenter and Cloud technologies? If so you should read this

Exclamation - CopyWe’d like to take this opportunity to highlight a great blog that that we think you should follow. The Manageability Guys are UK based Microsoft Premier Field Engineers who specialize in Microsoft Datacenter and Cloud technologies and it is a …

Ubuntu Kernel Team: Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – September 29, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20150929 Meeting Agenda

Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt

Status: Wily Development Kernel

Our Wily kernel remains …

Jiri Eischmann: Brno will host LibreOffice Conference 2016!

So I can finally share publicly that Brno will host LibreOffice Conference 2016. After GUADEC 2013 and Akademy 2014, it’s the third major desktop conference that will take place in Brno. The venue will be the campus of Faculty of …

Ramilton Costa Gomes Junior: Projeto Fedora na III Semana de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovações de São Mateus e Norte do Espirito Santo.


No dia 16 e 17 de Setembro de 2015, aconteceu a 3º Semana de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação de São Mateus e Região Norte do Espírito Santo. Realizado na praça Amélia Boroto no bairro de Carapina. 

O evento teve como

Building the Intelligent Cloud: Announcing New Azure Innovations to Transform Business

In my conversations with customers, it’s clear that three significant trends have emerged across organizations of all types and sizes when it comes to maximizing business value – and gaining competitive advantage – in the cloud. First, applications are spurring …

Konstantin Ryabitsev: Slightly less “torquy” with 4 people in it. :)

Slightly less “torquy” with 4 people in it. 🙂

Jimmy Dorff originally shared:

Matt Farah drives an i3 rather fast and enjoys it!

attached video

Using Encoded Scripts

In VBScript there were encoded scripts. Encoding is by no means a safe way of hiding script content, but it makes it a little harder for users to touch the code.

Here is a function that takes a PowerShell script …

Fabian Deutsch: Rebuilding the initramfs on oVirt Node

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If you are using oVirt Node with multipath storage, then you might have noticed that there are some oddities around this.
Mainly that using multipath hardware for booting Node (i.e. when you install Node on an …

Use PowerShell to Create Windows To Go Keys—Part 2

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to partition a Windows To Go device.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question Hey, Scripting Guy! Am I able to use Windows PowerShell to set up the necessary partitions to prepare a Window To Go key?

—LL

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Hello LL,

Honorary Scripting …

Sirko Kemter: Blender Workshop at Smallworld

Last weekend it was time for another workshop at Smallworld Cambodia in Phnom Penh. This time a Blender workshop. There was 16 registrations and a lot of the participants showed up. So the lecture room in Smallworld was good filled. …

José Antonio Rey: Android Wear: A 10 Months Retrospective

It was the early morning of a November day. My dad got here from the US, and he was carrying a small squared box for me. It was my brand new LG G Watch. A solid 10 months have passed …

Major Hayden: Customizing systemd’s network device names

Wikimedia_Foundation_Servers-8055_17Earlier today, I wrote a post about my first thoughts on the Supermicro 5028D-T4NT server. The 10Gb interfaces on the server came up with the names eth0 and eth1. That wasn’t what I expected. There’s tons of detail …

The Fridge: Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 436

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #436 for the week September 21 – 27, 2015, and the full version is available here.

In this issue we cover:

Adrian Soliard: FUDCon Cordoba 2015 [Reporte]

fudcon2015FUDCon (Fedora Users & Developers Conference) es un evento de Software Libre organizado por las comunidades regionales de Fedora, generalmente una vez al año y en países distintos (por región). Éste año, FUDCon se hizo en la ciudad de …

Using Azure Automation to take action on Azure Alerts

In this blog post, I will talk about how to use Azure Automation runbooks to initiate actions in response to Azure alerts.

Webhooks allow the user to route the Azure Alert notifications to other systems for post-processing or custom notifications. …

We proudly announce: the 2015-2016 SplunkTrust Membership!

splunktrust
Whew! Now that we’re back from .conf and the dust from Megacup’s hooves has settled, I’m proud and pleased to announce the inaugural membership of the SplunkTrust!

We created the SplunkTrust Community MVP program to recognize our community’s top …

Polycom UCS 5.4 for VVX Phones

The latest release of the Polycom VVX 5.4 UCS firmware branch is now available for Lync and Skype for Business environments.  While the initial 5.4.0 release (5.4.0.5841) was published a few months ago that was only intended for …

Webhooks for Azure Alerts

Today we are excited to announce a new feature that will enable you to monitor your Azure resources more effectively and take further actions on them, automatically. You now have webhook support for Azure Alerts on monitoring data (metrics) from …

Azure DocumentDB raises Query limits

We're happy to announce that you can now do more within DocumentDB queries. With the latest service deployment, we have made the following increases in the limits for DocumentDB queries.

  • Maximum number of AND clauses per query, increased to

Xubuntu: Printable and shareable Xubuntu flyers

During the Wily Werewolf development cycle, the Xubuntu Marketing team has completed work on flyers that can now be printed by anyone wishing to promote Xubuntu at conferences, global jams, release parties and other events.

Flyers can be printed at …

Introducing Azure Data Lake – Microsoft’s expanded vision for making big data easy

As we get ready for AzureCon and to join the thousands of big data enthusiasts at Stata + Hadoop World in NYC this week, we’re excited to share a new and expanded Azure Data Lake that makes big data processing …

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Identify Bootable Disks

Summary: Use the Get-Disk cmdlet to identify all bootable devices that are attached.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to see which USB devices are set to be bootable on my workstation?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-Disk cmdlet and filter on …

VSAN made storage management a non issue for the 1st time

Advertise here with BSA

When ever I talk to customers about Virtual SAN the question that comes up usually is why Virtual SAN? Some of you may expect it to be performance, or the scale-out aspect, or the resiliency… None …

Full support of Cloudera Enterprise on Azure

We are excited to announce production support of Cloudera Enterprise on Azure.  Customers can now deploy Cloudera Enterprise, Data Hub Edition via the Azure Marketplace.  In this new offering on Azure, Cloudera has expanded support in two key areas:…

Eike Rathke: Five years of LibreOffice – Happy Birthday, LibreOffice!


The huge success of LibreOffice, not only as a software package but as a Free Software project as a whole, can only be measured and expressed by giving credit to all who are involved and all that has been …

Dustin Kirkland: Container Summit Presentation and Live LXD Demo

I delivered a presentation and an exciting live demo in San Francisco this week at the Container Summit (organized by Joyent).

It was professionally recorded by the A/V crew at …

Using Vagrant with OpenStack

In my earlier post on using Docker Machine with OpenStack, I talked about combining technologies in a “provider/consumer” model. In this post, I’m going to talk about creating this provider/consumer model using a different combination of technologies: OpenStack as the …

CROSS POST: How Shared VHDX Works on Server 2012 R2

In the not far back point in time, there was a blog done by Matthew Walker that we felt needed to also be on the AskCore site as well due to the nature and the popularity of the article.  So …

CROSS POST: Windows 10, WindowsUpdate.log and how to view it with PowerShell or Tracefmt.exe

In the not far back point in time, there was a blog done by Charles Allen that we felt needed to also be on the AskCore site due to the nature and the popularity of the article.  So we are …

Svetlana Belkin: Open Help Conference 2015

This past weekend (Sept. 26 to 27), I was at the Open Help Conference at downtown Cincinnati.  This is my first conference that relates to Open Source, Linux, and FOSS.  I really enjoyed it because it was a small (there …

Canonical Design Team: Why the first impression matters

We believe that the first impression matters, especially when it comes to introducing a new product to a user for the first time. Our aim is to delight the user from the moment they open the box, through to the …

Jorge Castro: Total nerd alert, vacation edition

After an exhausting and brilliant Juju Charmer Summit I took a week off so my parents could visit and hang out.

My dad and I try to do one project together every time we visit, so while we did do …

Robyn Bergeron: Ansible Extras Modules + YOU: How you can help. (It’s easier now!)

If you are a caring user of Ansible, and you meet any of the following criteria, this post is for you — because you can help to improve the quantity and quality of modules in Ansible Extras.

  • You

Major Hayden: First thoughts: Linux on the Supermicro 5028D-T4NT

I’ve recently moved over to Rackspace’s OpenStack Private Cloud team and the role is full of some great challenges. One of those challenges was figuring out a home lab for testing.

The search

My first idea was to pick up …

Nicholas Skaggs: Ubuntu Font Testing: Arabic

Some of you may remember the birth of the ubuntu font family during the 10.10 cycle. The time has come to finish that work as well as fix a few issues with the current font set. To start with, the …

Neville A. Cross – YN1V: Pondering personal outcomes from FUDCon Cordoba 2015

Traveling to the other side of the world is a basket of surprises. I can help to be amazed by tiny details. Having furnaces for heating, gas boilers for heating water and keys that look from a fantasy world; changed …

Canonical Design Team: Prepare for when Ubuntu freezes

I routinely have at least 20 tabs open in Chrome, 10 files open in Atom (my editor of choice) and I’m often running virtual machines as well. This means my poor little X1 Carbon often runs out of memory, at …

Use try…finally to Execute Code when PowerShell Closes

If you must run some code before PowerShell should exit, you could simply use a try…finally clause like this:

try { # some code
 Start-Sleep -Seconds 20
} finally { # this gets executed even if the code in the 

Fabian Deutsch: Alcatel One Touch Fire E / Firefox OS – Retrospective

My first Firefox OS device was the Geeksphone Revolution. Hardware wise it was a quite nice device, but the size just didn’t fit my hand and so I droped it a few times until the display was broken.

At …

Use PowerShell to Create Windows To Go Keys—Part 1

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to identify Windows To Go devices.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve heard a lot of talk about Windows To Go amongst the IT pros at our local user group. I was wondering how I would go …

Finding Pesky Stale DNS SRV Records

 

Good day to you all – Dougga here with a simple post today using tools you know.

 

Stale DNS SRV records are common due to no scavenging on DNS zones and each zone has to be setup correctly to have …

Luya Tshimbalanga: Update of Asus X550ZE status


I upgraded the Asus X550ZE to Fedora 23 Beta Design Suite. So far, the majority of hardware is functional except the Fn hotkeys and the poor power optimization.

For Fn hotkeys, after looking at all possible solutions, it turned out …

Fedora Magazine: How Fedora monitors upstream releases

Have you updated your Fedora system recently? Hopefully you do this regularly. Updates fix various bugs and even add new features to your most loved applications. An update, to our users, is generally a notification from the Software application. If …

Pranav Kant: LibOCon 2015 — Aarhus

I spent my last week with the LibreOffice community talking, hacking and
altogether enjoying a lot with them. It was my first LibreOffice conference, and I
have brought home a lot of learning this time. I relish each moment that …

This week in Fedora: Activities from Mon, 21 Sep 2015 to Sun, 27 Sep 2015

Activities

Activities Amount Diff to previous week
Badges awarded 501 -21.35%
Builds 16148 +32.69%
Copr build completed 6143 +07.25%
Copr build started 6200 +07.92%
Edit on the wiki 365 -46.79%
FAS user created 117 -05.65%
Meeting completed 24 -31.43%
Meeting

Ayrton Araujo: Using OpenSSH 7.0 with legacy SSH implementations

There’s a new version of OpenSSH out there recently.

In this new version, 7.0, the installation has deprecated ssh-dss and diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 key exchange method for security enforcement.

So, the best fix if you face issues would be updating your OpenSSH …

Adam Young: Ossipee

OpenStack is a big distributed system. FreeIPA is designed for security in distributed system. In order to develop and test each of them, separately or together, I need a distributed system. Virtualization has been a key technology for making this …

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Approved Verb

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to find an approved verb.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question I want to write a new function that will connect a young Jedi Knight to the force by using the noun TheForce and
           the verb …

Domen Kožar: Friends sometimes let friends curl to shell

Every now and then (actually quite often), people complain on twitter they’re
afraid of our simple bash installer for Nix package manager:

$ bash <(curl https://nixos.org/nix/install)

Example (from today):

There are popular blog posts discouraging use of it.

Ask …

Ronnie Tucker: World’s first $9 Linux based computer is shipping now

If you want a super cheap Linux based computer, now is the chance to get it. Chip, a $9 Linux-based, super-cheap computer that raised some $2 Million beyond a pledge goal of just $50,000 on Kickstarter can soon be yours. …

Riccardo Padovani: How many Ubuntu Phones there are?

How many Ubuntu Phones there are?
As app developer, and mainly as big supporter of the project, it’s a question I
ask myself often.

I don’t have the answer, but I can try to make a guess using a useful …

Weekend Scripter: Parsing the DISM Log with PowerShell

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about parsing the DISM log with Windows PowerShell.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things I like to do on weekends is mess around. So I was intrigued …

ídviare: Gnome 3.18 Wallpapers + Fedora Logo <3


Gnome 3.18 Wallpapers + Fedora Logo <3…