1. cageymaru

    Microsoft Will Ship a Linux Kernel with Windows

    Microsoft has announced that it will be shipping a Linux kernel with Windows. The Windows Subsystem for Linux: WSL 2 will bring full support for Docker and other Linux features to Windows. This will be the first time a Linux kernel is shipped with Windows and it is based on the 4.19 version of...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Ubuntu 18.04 Gets 10 Year Lifespan Ahead of Canonical IPO

    At a keynote in Berlin, Canonical's founder Mark Shuttleworth said that Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is getting a 10 year support period, which is 5 years longer than normal. This extension is specifically aimed at the IoT, financial services and telecommunications market, where products will often operate...
  3. cageymaru

    Samsung Is Bringing the Linux Environment to Smartphones

    Samsung is launching a Linux on DeX beta for certain Samsung smartphones. The Note9 and Tab S4 are the first phones that Samsung has officially sanctioned to be allowed to run a Linux environment and connect to a monitor with a single cable for a PC-like experience. This will allow users to...
  4. cageymaru

    Hyper-V Quick Create Feature Makes Creating Ubuntu Virtual Machines Easier

    Microsoft has collaborated with Canonical to make running Linux even easier on Windows 10. The Hyper-V Quick Create command in the upcoming Fall Creator's Update will feature a virtual machine image that can be launched by typing "Hyper-V Quick Create" in your start menu. In addition to the...
  5. Zarathustra[H]

    Former Compiz Developer: Free Software Desktop Might Enter A Dark Age [editorial]

    Here is one that sounds a little bit like sour grapes to me. A former Canonical Compiz developer decries Ubuntu's switch back to Gnome in a blog entry, saying it might lead to "a dark age" for open source desktops, with so few large organizations pursuing new ones. Personally, I couldn't...