Stand-alone automation platforms and low-code software tools in recent years enable vendors to increase sales of products designed for specific roles and functions directly to business users. Often, this puts IT management at arm's length from enforcing governance and security standards.

ExTiX is a Linux distribution that knows where it is going but falls short of being there yet. It is, however, well on its way. Developer Arne Exton calls his ExTiX OS "The Ultimate Linux system." Especially with the Deepin desktop edition, he is close to living up to that assessment.

New developments this month include a key acquisition to bolster and expand cloud computing. Keeper Security takes a big step toward integrating better security and cloud encryption architecture. Also significant is StormForge's release this month of a new solution for cloud environments with machin...

Find out about the latest cloud container breakout vulnerability reported by Red Hat and Canonical. A dangerous Linux kernel element is the culprit. Also, if you want to sharpen your coding and IT skills, learn what the Linux Foundation has new to offer with free and paid training.

Canonical is pushing the limits to automate the full lifecycle of feature engineering, training, and release workflows for machine learning models with its MLOps platform Charmed Kubeflow 1.4. The new free release enables data science teams to securely collaborate on AI/ML innovation on any cloud, f...

Cybersecurity researchers uncovered a vicious new threat that hides as legitimate systems software. With Linux kernel 5.12 you can update firmware, no reboot required. The last refinement in LibreOffice 7 series paves the way for a new set of features when Series 8 arrives. If that is not enough to ...

Last year closed out with solid developments in the open-source world. Expect that progress to continue as this new year moves forward. 2022 arrived on the heels of three key European rulings that lend support to the open-source concept. Meanwhile, Linux distributions continue to debut new features ...

Even if they have another job, coders can develop and earn from their own projects without going commercial. The monetary rewards may trickle rather than flood into their bank accounts. But earning additional income as a software code writer sure is a better result than doing it as a hobby. Coders a...

As 2021 comes to a close, here's a roundup of some of the latest developments in the world of Linux and open-source software. On the menu we have: Linux Foundation training courses; more Linux desktop features; new OS releases; and a fresh approach to help data scientists handle machine learning.

Here are some of the latest developments in the world of open source software: A German state is switching 25,000 Windows PCs to Linux; updates to several Linux distros; The Linux Foundation creates the Quantum Intermediate Representation Alliance and new courses for Linux education.

Open-source innovations and the Linux operating system continue to set complacency aside. Here's a roundup of the latest developments from the Linux Foundation, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SoftMaker, and the Google Open Source Security Team.

Canonical has released Ubuntu 21.10, Impish Indri. The new version of its flagship OS has a heavy focus on cloud-native, AI/ML, and Ubuntu developers on Windows. This is not a major distro upgrade. Nonetheless, Ubuntu 21.10 does play catch up with the latest Wayland improvements and GNOME 40 -- fina...

The prolonged lifecycle of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 16.04 LTS turns a new page in Canonical's commitment to enabling enterprise environments, said Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos, product manager at Canonical. By prolonging the operating system lifecycle to 10 years, Canonical is helping organizations to better...

Backed by many of the world's largest companies for more than a decade, the Software Package Data Exchange specification is now an internationally recognized ISO/IEC JTC 1 standard. This comes during a transformational time for software and supply chain security. The Linux Foundation announced Thur...

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