AMD announces its participation in OpenJDK Project “Sumatra” in collaboration with Oracle and other members of the OpenJDK community to help bring heterogeneous computing capabilities to Java for server and cloud environments.more »
VMware Workstation 9, the latest version of VMware's personal virtualization software, now delivers Windows 8 support, a new web UI, and OpenGL support for Linux.more »
vSphere Free virtualization with VMware vSphereJul 24, 2012
The free vSphere Hypervisor 5.0 lets companies enter into professional virtualization without the overhead of a commercial solution. If you decide you need additional enhancements later, you can always upgrade to enhanced VMware solutions.more »
Practical Wine Building a Wine environment for Windows applicationsJun 21, 2012
More and more Windows applications run on Linux thanks to Wine. If you spend a little time on configuration and troubleshooting, you won’t be stuck in Windows – even with applications that no one dreamed would run on Linux.more »
CrossOver Install and run Windows applications on Linux with CrossOverJun 21, 2012
If Wine has thrown you into the impenetrable depths of operating system arcana, you might try CrossOver, a commercial application that contributes to the Wine project.more »
Nested Virtualization A private cloud with high availability and storage on the laptopJun 21, 2012
Nesting of hypervisors, known as a nested virtualization, makes it possible to set up a complete virtualization scenario with a data center, storage, and high-availability functions on a laptop. In this article, we show you how, with Linux iSCSI and free VMware trial versions.more »
The Fedora Project announces the availability of Fedora 17, the latest version of its free open source operating system distribution.more »
The latest version of Rocks cluster distribution – an open source toolkit for real and virtual clusters – has been released.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.