Plasma Mobile Could Give Life to a Mobile Linux Experience | Linux.com


In the past few years, it’s become clear that, outside of powering Android, Linux on mobile devices has been a resounding failure. Canonical came close, even releasing devices running Ubuntu Touch. Unfortunately, the idea of Scopes was doomed before it touched down on its first piece of hardware and subsequently died a silent death.
The next best hope for mobile Linux comes in the form of the Samsung DeX program. With DeX, users will be able to install […] Continue Reading…

Linux LAN Routing for Beginners: Part 1 | Linux.com


Once upon a time we learned about IPv6 routing. Now we’re going to dig into the basics of IPv4 routing with Linux. We’ll start with an overview of hardware and operating systems, and IPv4 addressing basics, and next week we’ll setup and test routing.
LAN Router Hardware
Linux is a real networking operating system, and always has been, with network functionality built-in from the beginning. Building a LAN router is simple compared to building a gateway router that connects your […] Continue Reading…

CNCF Announces Serverless Whitepaper » Linux Magazine

Serverless or Function as a Service is one of the hottest topics these days. But what is ‘serverless computing’ and who is it for? Can it replace the existing models? These are some of the many questions the CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation) is attempting to answer in a whitepaper drafted by the CNCF Serverless Working Group.“Serverless is a natural evolution of cloud-native computing. The CNCF is advancing serverless adoption through collaboration and community-driven […] Continue Reading…

Ubuntu to Start Collecting Some Data with Ubunt… » Linux Magazine

Canonical, the parent company of Ubuntu, is planning to collect diagnostic data from its desktop operating system. In a message posted to the Ubuntu Developer mailing list, Will Cooke, Director of Ubuntu Desktop explained the reason behind this move, “We want to be able to focus our engineering efforts on the things that matter most to our users, and in order to do that we need to get some more data about sort of […] Continue Reading…

Q4OS Makes Linux Easy for Everyone | Linux.com


Modern Linux distributions tend to target a variety of users. Some claim to offer a flavor of the open source platform that anyone can use. And, I’ve seen some such claims succeed with aplomb, while others fall flat. Q4OS is one of those odd distributions that doesn’t bother to make such a claim but pulls off the feat anyway.
So, who is the primary market for Q4OS? According to its website, the distribution is a:
“fast and powerful operating system […] Continue Reading…