Collection of Linux related news hopefully!

CoTW Well, it'll certainly start now you've all read that

Short, sweet and funny. What, we like these things. Just smile and be happy already.

The bug-fix release of Android 5 is out, and all finally seems well with this eagerly anticipated release.

Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux kernel developer and Linux Foundation Fellow, answered questions in a Reddit AMA last week. Here are some of the best responses.

Modular platform will be more agile - but devs fret over porting

Microsoft has revealed more details about .NET Core, "the foundation for all future .NET platforms".

You down with OCP? Yeah you know me

Any follower of today's technology magazines will have heard a lot about Open Compute Project (OCP) servers. These are servers stripped down the bare minimum, crammed into a single chassis and managed centrally through software that provides high automation and data centre-scale orchestration.

With the Linux platform, you’ll find applications to meet just about every need to keep track of your finances. 

Software vendors and service providers can test their PHP applications on IBM Power8 servers running a ‘turbo charged’ LAMP (Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP) stack for free until Dec. 10 under a new IBM promotion.

DockerCon EU Forget containers – are you ready for a platform?

Linux container wrangler Docker rounded out the first day of its DockerCon EU conference on Thursday by unveiling three new services that represent the next steps in Docker's transition from toolset to full-fledged platform.

Imagination Technologies today launched Creator CI20, a new development board that unites a dual-core 1.2 GHz MIPS32 CPU and a full suite of connectivity options into an Internet of Things platform that runs a variety of Linux distributions or Android 4.4 KitKat and retails for $65.

You'll need to bring the ideas, though

Imagination Technologies, the MIPS chipper firm behind PowerVR, has a new hobbyist board. For fifty quid you can do some techie tinkering.