Subject: Debian GNU/Linux 8.8 Officially Released with 90 Security Updates, 68 Bug Fixes
softpedia: The Debian Project announced today Debian GNU/Linux 8.8, the most advanced stable version of the Jessie series
Subject: How to run command or code in parallel in bash shell under Linux or Unix
nixcraft:How do I run commands in parallel in a bash shell script running under Linux or Unix-like operating system?
Subject: Revisionism About Microsoft Software Patent Deals Implicating GNU/Linux
techrights: Sites of the patent microcosm are still rewriting history and distorting the record of Microsoft's patent aggression against Free/Libre open source software
Subject: 19 Ubuntu / Debian Linux apt Command Examples
Nixcraft: The apt command provides nicer interface including progress bars and colors at the CLI
Subject: Arch Linux Based Apricity OS Shuts Down
FOSSforce: Apricity OS, another promising Linux distro has ceased development.
Subject: 4MLinux 21.2 Distro Released with Linux Kernel 4.4.63 LTS, Wi-Fi AP Improvements
softpedia: 4MLinux 21.2 is yet another minor update of the independently-developed distribution
Subject: The New Features So Far For The Linux 4.12 Kernel
Phoronix: We are through week one of two for the Linux 4.12 kernel merge window.
Subject: CII Project Advances Linux Kernel Security as Firm Ends Free Patches
Linux.com: Over the past few years, the CII has been funding the Kernel Self Protection Project, the aim of which is to ensure that the kernel fails safely rather than just running safely.
Subject: A Taste of Linux From a Sample Disk Platter
LinuxInsider: Since Linus Torvalds developed the Linux kernel, there has been an explosion of distributions that can be categorized into several broad classes.
Subject: OpenStack Summit Emphasizes Emerging Deployment Models
eWEEK: OpenStack Summit kicks off with discussion on moving beyond just the private cloud model to a managed private cloud as a service approach.
Subject: GNU/Linux Security: A look at QubesOS
ghacks: QubesOS runs multiple virtual machines linked together under a single user-interface, to form a container based / compartmentalized operating system.
Subject: Cinnamon 3.4 Desktop Environment Released with Many Changes, Here Is What's New
Cinnamon 3.4 highlights include the cinnamon-stap-monitor utility
Subject: How to convert xls file to csv file in Linux and vice versa
Linux Routes: This quick guide will help you how we can convert xls file to csv file in Linux using program called SSConvert and Unoconv.
Subject: Fedora Linux getting native MP3 support, but who really cares?
betanews: Over the years, one of the biggest pain points for Fedora was a lack of MP3 playback due to its FOSS focus.
Subject: Mark Shuttleworth: Ubuntu on the Desktop Will Remain Important to Canonical
According to Shuttleworth, Ubuntu appears to be the de facto standard for cloud computing and data centers.
Subject: Now you can DIY a RISC-V SoC with SiFive's "hassle-free" process
SiFive announced free downloads and tools for rapid evaluation of its "fully synthesizable" RISC-V based Coreplex E31 and E51 cores on a $99 FPGA dev board.
Subject: Black Lab Enterprise Linux Goes Free Again as Income Comes from Hardware Sales
After spending the last several months streamlining business and software developments, Black Lab Software/PC/OpenSystems LLC decided that it's time to make the Black Lab Enterprise Linux OS free for download again
Subject: OIN Expands Patent Protection With Larger 'Linux System'
The Open Invention Network has added 395 packages to its definition of the Linux System -- the largest single expansion in its history.
Subject: OpenStack Summit Highlights Cloud Use-Cases
ServerWatch: Moving beyond just the private cloud to a manage open cloud as a service model was a key theme in the keynotes.
Subject: How the U.S. Army Is Using OpenStack To Train Cyber Security
eWEEK: At the OpenStack Summit, U.S. Army officers explain how they moved to an open-source cloud system to train cyber-warriors to defend, attack and exploit.