If Audacity and Ardour aren't cutting it for your audio editing needs on Linux, there's another Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) option coming to Linux: Reaper.
At the end of March was the announcement about Ubuntu's user-space coming to Windows 10 via the Windows Subsystem for Linux implemented in the Windows kernel. There's a new Microsoft blog post explaining more of the inner-workings of WSL.
Two days ago Microsoft pushed out a Windows 10 update that added the recently announced Ubuntu user-space with Bash for Windows using a new Linux subsystem for Win10. Have you tried it out?
Following last week's announcement of Canonical and Microsoft working together to bring Ubuntu's user-space with Bash to Windows 10 in user-space using a new Windows 10 Linux subsystem, the preliminary support is now available with the latest Windows Insider update.
Today marks the first stable release of the Vivaldi web browser.
Canonical and Microsoft have been working on a joint project the past few months of bringing the Ubuntu user-space to Windows 10 as an initiative for helping developers running this OS.
Back in 2001, Steve Ballmer who was leading Microsoft at the time called Linux a "cancer", but now he no longer has those views.
Well, Microsoft is continuing in their open-source/Linux announcements. Succeeding yesterday's announcement of Microsoft SQL Server coming to Linux, today the Windows maker announced they are joining the Eclipse Foundation.
Microsoft made many interesting open-source / Linux announcements last year and already in 2016 it's been interesting with Microsoft buying out Xamarin and continuing their open-source ambitions. Microsoft's latest announcement is the availability of their SQL Server for Linux.
Microsoft has announced today they are acquiring Xamarin, the company backed by Mono developers including Miguel de Icaza, GNOME's founder.
BitTorrent Sync, the P2P file synchronization tool for many different platforms, finally has official Linux packages.
For those that haven't heard yet, Opera Software ASA has received a buy out offer led by a Chinese tech group for buying the browser maker for $1.2 billion USD.
Microsoft has reportedly said that Windows 10 has been installed on 200 million devices so far worldwide.
Microsoft in 2015 made many surprising open-source and Linux related announcements. By far 2015 has been the most surprising year watching Microsoft from the Linux space.
Adobe has announced they'll be renaming Flash To Animate CC.
Opera rolled out a developer update to their web-browser update yesterday. Opera's Debian packages are finally being complemented by RPMs.
Today marks one year since Microsoft announced they would be working on open-sourcing the server-side .NET and also making .NET run on Linux and OS X. Since then, it's been one heck of a year for Microsoft on Linux.
My most recent Windows 10 benchmarks compared to Linux were some NVIDIA numbers from early August. With the ever-advancing state of Linux graphics on both the open and closed-source driver fronts, I've started this week with doing another fresh Windows 10 vs. Linux performance comparison for Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA.
For those of you interested in the multi-platform, closed-source Vivaldi web browser "built for power users", it's now in beta.
Opera made available a new beta update to their Opera 33 web-browser this week with some updated branding and other changes for Linux users.
Miguel de Icaza and Nat Friedman's Xamarin company, which continues to focus on Mono solutions especially for C# apps iOS and Android, has acquired RoboVM.
As the next step after announcing their intentions to support SSH on Windows and making a sizable donation to OpenBSD/OpenSSH, Microsoft has now released early code for implementing OpenSSH on Windows within PowerShell.
Substance Designer is a node-based texturing tool and is quite advanced software. Up to now Allegorithmic's Substance software has just been available for Windows and OS X, but now it's being ported to Linux.
Apple released OS X 10.11 "El Capitan" today as a free update for Apple computer owners. Are you interested in some fresh OS X vs. Linux benchmarks?
While the year is not close to being over yet, there's already been a surprising number of Linux and open-source related announcements made by Microsoft in 2015!
Microsoft has made public the fact they actually have their own Linux distribution... Azure Cloud Switch. They developed this Linux distribution to do networking within their Azure data centers.
The crew still working on the Opera web-browser has released version 32 of the cross-platform, Chromium-powered web browser.
Last week it was mentioned that Microsoft would support VP9 and other open-source codecs within their new Edge web-browser. Today there's an interesting blog post from Microsoft about their support for Google's VP9 video codec.
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