Is It Time to Cleave Linux in Two?

Fires may be easy to start, but putting them out is a different matter. Case in point: the Systemd inferno. What started a few weeks ago as a relatively straightforward…

Is It Time to Cleave Linux in Two?

Fires may be easy to start, but putting them out is a different matter. Case in point: the Systemd inferno. What started a few weeks ago as a relatively straightforward…

Samsung Open Source Group’s Linux Kernel Updates and More from LinuxCon

 The Samsung Open Source Group shares its top highlights of LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America, as well as looks forward to what we can expect from LinuxCon Europe next month…

LLVM Clang Now Builds Even More Debian Packages

Going back two years has been an initiative to build the Debian package base with LLVM/Clang rather than GCC — for much the same reasons as building the Linux kernel…

Torvalds Says He Has No Strong Opinions on Systemd

Linux creator Linus Torvalds is well-known for his strong opinions on many technical things. But when it comes to systemd, the init system that has caused a fair degree of…

Intel’s Edison Brings Yocto Linux to Wearables

Linux-based platforms for wearables include Android Wear, Samsung’s Tizen SDK for Wearables, and now Intel’s Yocto Linux and Intel Atom-based Edison computing module. The Edison was released last week in conjunction with the Intel Developer…

Bodhi Linux Lead Steps Down

Bodhi Linux developer Jeff Hoogland writes, “I am sure anyone who has been following the Bodhi project has taken note that the 3.0.0 release timeline has not happened as expected….

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How to lobby for open source and Linux in schools

About eight years ago, I started lobbying to bring more Linux and open source software to high schools and higher IT vocational institutions in the Netherlands and Belgium. Here’s how…

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 576

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: Initial impressions of PCLinuxOS 2014.08 News: Mint improves documentation, Debian contributes to hardware database, PC-BSD introduces CD media, openSUSE reports on Factory interest, Ubuntu…

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LilyPond audio playback in Linux | Composing Music with LilyPond

It is possible to have very acceptable audio playback under Linux with LilyPond scores. As one would press ‘play’ in Sibelius or Finale, the same can be done with a…