Systemd the (controversial) replacement for the old SysV init system is now at version 223, as announced by developer David Herrmann. This release has some code cleanups and some nice additions to networkd.
The developers of the lightweight desktop environment Enlightenment (used in various Linux distributions) announced their 0.19.7 release.
Linus Torvalds has released Linux kernel 4.2-rc4. This is mainly a bug fix release. As there are some small fixes regarding the filesystem and code cleanup work.
Microsoft embraces Android, as recent projects show. Now they are developing a launcher for Android, called Arrow Launcher.
Anki OVERDRIVE introduces a new kind of race game, with magnetic car tracks and robot race cars. The robot race cars can be controlled with your Android device.
The GNOME team has released their GNOME 3.17.4 (development snapshot) desktop environment for Linux.
Linux on your Smartphone does exists for years with Android, Tizen, Sailfish OS and Ubuntu. Now there is Plasma Phone OS. Today the developers from KDE Plasma Mobile anounced their latest project, named after their Linux desktop environment.
Shenzhen-based electronics firm Pipo introduces its X1 stick PC, which can run either Android, or Windows 10.
Kodi 15.0 codenamed Isengard has been released, a week after the last release candidate. Many new features are implemented, like adaptive seeking and a new chapter selector window.
Jide introduces a very small mini PC, which is powered by Remix OS. The Remix Mini allows you to work and play with the entire Android app ecosystem while taking full advantage of intuitive PC features such as a taskbar,…