Subject: Mozilla Relents, Thunderbird Can Stay
FOSSforce: After nearly a year and a half with an uncertain future, Mozilla tells Thunderbird it can stay and that its future is now certain -- in a most uncertain way.
Subject: Ubuntu Linux Arrives In Windows Store
FOSSbytes: Last year, at Build 2016, Microsoft surprised the world by announcing that the developers can install Bash shell on Windows 10.
Subject: Making minimalist apps for wearables with EFL
LinuxGizmos: At Embedded Linux Conference 2017, Samsung's Cedric Bail shared tips about using the EFL toolkit for lightweight GUIs, and about optimizing apps for wearables in general.
Subject: Tilix - An Advanced GTK3 Tiling Terminal Emulator for Linux
Tilix (Previously known as Terminix) is an advanced GTK3 tiling terminal emulator that follows the Gnome Human Interface Guidelines (HIG).
Subject: Nougat-on-Snapdragon Nano-ITX SBC targets voice control
LinuxGizmos: Intrinsyc's Open-Q 212 SBC runs Android 7 on a quad -A7 Snapdragon 212, and offers special audio features for developing voice controlled devices.
Subject: GNOME 3.24.2 Desktop Environment Officially Released as the Last in the Series
The GNOME 3.24 desktop environment was launched on March 22, 2017, and it already received a first point release, GNOME 3.24.1, a month ago, on April 12.
Subject: Canonical Releases Snapd 2.26 Snappy Daemon with Tab-Completion Support in Snaps
Snapd 2.26 is here only two weeks after the previous maintenance release, but it looks like it's yet another hefty update adding quite a number of improvements and new features.
Subject: A simple command-line tool for recording audio
Open voice-recording tool makes creating unique voice dictionaries and translations a snap.
Subject: How-to update an RPM to a newer upstream release
Tutorial for updating source RPM packages with the newest upstream version of a software release.
Subject: MySQL administration via command line
When using MySQL on a Linux server, you'll no doubt come into a situation where you'll want to manipulate something via command line.
Subject: OpenStack Cloud Security Moves Forward
eWEEK: At the OpenStack Summit Boston, security experts talked about cloud security misconceptions and what's working well in cloud security today.
Subject: New Features Coming in the OpenStack Pike Cloud Platform
ServerWatch: In a session at the OpenStack Summit in Boston, the top 8 new features that will be in OpenStack Pike were revealed.
Subject: How to work with dates and time with Python
opensource.com: Get a better understanding of datetime in Python with this primer.
Subject: Open source, $125 NAS SBC has four SATA 3.0 ports
LinuxGizmos: On Kickstarter, an open source, 4-bay "Helios4" NAS SBC runs Armbian on a Marvell Armada 388 SoC, and sells for $125, or $139 for the full case kit with fans.
Subject: KDE Frameworks 5.34.0 Released for KDE Plasma 5 Users with Over 80 Changes
softpedia: KDE Frameworks 5.34.0 is a major update that contains a total of 83 changes, adding new icons or updating the existing ones for both Breeze and Oxygen icons sets
Subject: Libre OS USB : Your Portable System
TechPyhylum: Libre OS USB is portable OS which you can carry in a USB key and access it anywhere from any PC.
Subject: GNOME Internet Radio Locator 10.0.0
GNOME Internet Radio Locator is a Free Software program that allows the user to easily locate live radio programs on radio broadcasters over the Internet.
Subject: GNOME Layout Manager - Make GNOME Desktop Look Like Unity, Mac or Windows
Subject: Linux 4.12 rc1
Linus Torvalds: Despite it being fairly large, it has (so far) been pretty smooth.
Subject: It's the year of Linux on the Windows desktop
ZDnet: Microsoft is making it easy to activate the Linux Bash shell on Windows.