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Chrome's Stable 64-Bit Windows Release is Touted for Speed

Google Chrome, noted by many for its speed, may be headed for even higher levels of stability and performance. Recently, I reported that Google elevated the 64-bit version of Chrome for Windows to its stable Beta distribution channel, while also elevating ... [Published OStatic blogs - 17 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Ubuntu 14.10 Preview, Wallen Walkback, and the Pantheon

Today in Linux news, Terry Relph-Knight takes the new Ubuntu 14.10 Beta 1 for a test-drive and wrote up his opinion. Jack Wallen today said, "Linux on the desktop isn't dead." In other news, Bryan Lunduke spent his last week running the Pantheon desktop ... [Published OStatic blogs - 4 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Mozilla Discloses Another Security Breach Exposing User Data

Only weeks after it released the distressing news that its website dedicated to developers suffered from a database error that exposed email addresses and encrypted passwords of registered users, Mozilla is back in the news with a similar snafu. The ... [Published OStatic blogs - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Red Hat Shake-up, Desktop Users, and Outta Time

Our top story tonight is the seemingly sudden resignation of Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens. In other news, John C. Dvorak says "Linux has run out of time" and Infoworld.com says there may be problems with Red Hat Enterprise 7. OpenSource.com has a couple ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Linux Doesn't Need to Own the Desktop

Linus Torvalds issued Linux 3.17 rc-2 on Monday of this week, and he deviated from his normal schedule in doing so, because August 25 happens to mark the 23rd anniversary of the original Linux announcement. "Hello everybody out there using minix," ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Netflix Open Sources More of its Useful Utilities

Cloud computing platforms make headlines every day now, including leading open source platforms such as OpenStack, but few organizations have the cloud expertise that Netflix has. The company also has an admirable history of open sourcing many of ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Red Hat Enhances its Linux OpenStack Platform

Red Hat has introduced updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5, the latest version of its enterprise-focused OpenStack platform built on the Icehouse release.  An updated installer and new high availability platform security capabilities ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Linux at 23, Desktop Feedback, and GIMP 2.8.14 Released

The top story tonight is the releases of GIMP 2.8.12 and 2.8.14. Linux celebrated 23 years yesterday and the community had a bit to say about "the desktop." And finally tonight we have a couple of gaming announcements and Bruce Byfield on the KDE Visual ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The NSF Pours $20 Million Into Experimental Cloud Test Beds

Never underestimate the impact that the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) can have on technology. After all, way back when there was no commercial web, it was the NSF that--under pressure from entrepreneurs--opened up the gates for the commercial ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

VMware Misses Docker Opportunity

Maybe I’m a minimalist, or perhaps simply a purist, but when I heard that VMware was going to integrate Docker with their virtualization management offerings, I knew they were going to get it wrong. OpenStack integration wasn’t the only thing on ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bored with Distros, China Tries Again, and Recompiling Kernels

Today in Linux news Fedora Project leader Matthew Miller says folks are bored with Linux distributions. After the Red Flag failure, China is looking to develop another homegrown operating system. Paul Venezia has more on the raging systemd wars and ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

VMware Comes Full Circle, to Release its Own OpenStack Flavor

Ever since 2012, we've covered the unsure stance that VMware has displayed toward emerging open source cloud computing platforms, including OpenStack, CloudStack and Eucalyptus. I n this post , we reported that VMware's CEO had cited OpenStack in ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 25 2014]

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..." He likes the simple features and high performance saying, "Pantheon is free from distractions. It feels simple. It feels clean. It feels... focused." The main drawback seems to be the difficulty in customizing...
"At this point 64-bit will remain opt-in, so to take advantage of the improvements click on the new 'Windows 64-bit' link on the Chrome download page . Currently, the only significant known issue is the lack of 32-bit NPAPI plugin support. The 32-bit channel will remain fully supported for the foreseeable future and we will continue to support 32-bit plugins until NPAPI is removed from Chrome."
"...Because it is possible that some users could have reused their passwords on other websites or authentication systems, we’ve sent notices to the users who were affected by this disclosure and recommended that they change any similar passwords they may be using. It’s important to note that, unless users reused the password they used on landfill.bugzilla.org, this does not affect bugzilla.mozilla.org email addresses or passwords."
...No reason for the sudden resignation was given although CEO Whitehurst said, "We want to thank Brian for his years of service and numerous contributions to Red Hat’s business. We wish him well in his future endeavors." However, Steven J Vaughan-Nichols says some rumors are flying...

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Ubuntu 14.10 Preview, Wallen Walkback, and the ... [Published OStatic blogs - 4 hours ago]
Chrome's Stable 64-Bit Windows Release is Toute... [Published OStatic blogs - 17 hours ago]
Mozilla Discloses Another Security Breach Expos... [Published OStatic blogs - 17 hours ago]
Red Hat Shake-up, Desktop Users, and Outta Time [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 28 2014]
Linux Doesn't Need to Own the Desktop [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 27 2014]
Netflix Open Sources More of its Useful Utilities [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 27 2014]
Linux at 23, Desktop Feedback, and GIMP 2.8.14 ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 27 2014]
Red Hat Enhances its Linux OpenStack Platform [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 26 2014]
The NSF Pours $20 Million Into Experimental Clo... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 26 2014]
Bored with Distros, China Tries Again, and Reco... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 26 2014]
VMware Misses Docker Opportunity [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 26 2014]
VMware Comes Full Circle, to Release its Own Op... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 25 2014]
First Firefox OS Phone Arrives in India, Priced... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 25 2014]
Specialization and the Linux Desktop [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 25 2014]
Linux is Evolving [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 23 2014]
Desktop Shmesktop, New Open Source Academy, and... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 23 2014]
Survey Finds OpenStack, KVM Riding High Among C... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 22 2014]
With New Funding, Adatao Focuses on Bringing Ha... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 22 2014]
It's Elementary, with Sparks, and Unity [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 22 2014]
Acer Offers New Desktop Chromebox [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 21 2014]
VMware's Cloud Hybrid Now Works with Ubuntu Ima... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 21 2014]
Munich Reversal Turnaround, Linus on the Deskto... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 21 2014]
Raspberry Pi Devices Spread in Schools, Help Te... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 20 2014]
Tesora Delivers Certification Program for OpenS... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 20 2014]
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Desktop Obsessions, Steam Sacrifices, and Libre... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 20 2014]
Startup Platform 9 Focuses on Cloud Management ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 19 2014]
Is the Firefox-based Chromecast Competitor to B... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 19 2014]
Debian Turns 21, KDE Plasma 5 Review, & Munich ... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 19 2014]
Mesosphere and Google Team Up on Containers and... [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 18 2014]
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Ubuntu 14.10 Preview, Wallen Walkback, and the ... [Published OStatic blogs - 4 hours ago]
Today in Linux news, Terry Relph-Knight takes the new Ubuntu 14.10 Beta 1 for a test-drive and wrote up his opinion. Jack Wallen today said, "Linux on the desktop isn't dead." In other news, Bryan Lunduke spent his last week running the Pantheon desktop ...
Chrome's Stable 64-Bit Windows Release is Toute... [Published OStatic blogs - 17 hours ago]
Google Chrome, noted by many for its speed, may be headed for even higher levels of stability and performance. Recently, I reported that Google elevated the 64-bit version of Chrome for Windows to its stable Beta distribution channel, while also elevating ...
Mozilla Discloses Another Security Breach Expos... [Published OStatic blogs - 17 hours ago]
Only weeks after it released the distressing news that its website dedicated to developers suffered from a database error that exposed email addresses and encrypted passwords of registered users, Mozilla is back in the news with a similar snafu. The ...
Red Hat Shake-up, Desktop Users, and Outta Time [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 28 2014]
Our top story tonight is the seemingly sudden resignation of Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens. In other news, John C. Dvorak says "Linux has run out of time" and Infoworld.com says there may be problems with Red Hat Enterprise 7. OpenSource.com has a couple ...
Linux Doesn't Need to Own the Desktop [Published OStatic blogs - Aug 27 2014]
Linus Torvalds issued Linux 3.17 rc-2 on Monday of this week, and he deviated from his normal schedule in doing so, because August 25 happens to mark the 23rd anniversary of the original Linux announcement. "Hello everybody out there using minix," ...
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