How to get Android 8.0 Oreo on your Pixel or Nexus right now

I don’t know if you heard, but that solar eclipse wasn’t the only significant event of the day. Today also marked the official unveiling of Google’s Android 8.0 Oreo release — the software previously known only as “Android O” (oh, yes).While Google’s own Pixel and Nexus devices are almost always first in line for a fresh Android rollout, this year’s dessert-themed delight isn’t actually quite ready to be served to everyone just yet. Google says it’s in the midst of “carrier testing” with the Pixel, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P... Read more

Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of iOS 11, macOS High Sierra 10.13, and tvOS 11 to Devs

A few moments ago, Apple seeded the seventh Beta builds of its upcoming iOS 11, macOS High Sierra 10.13, and tvOS 11 operating systems to registered developers enrolled in the Apple Developer program. Coming a week after the Beta 6 builds, the iOS 11 Beta 7 (15A5362a), macOS High Sierra 10.13 Beta 7 (17A352a), and tvOS 11 Beta 7 (15J5369a) development Betas are now available for download from your Apple Developer account, along with the Xcode 9 Beta 6 IDE (Integrated Development Environment). You can install them on your supported,... Read more

Distribution Release: Black Lab Linux 11.0.3

The Black Lab Linux team has announced the availability of a minor upgrade to the distribution’s 11.x series. The new release, Black Lab Enterprise Linux 11.0.3, ships with version 4.10 of the Linux kernel, LibreOffice 5.4, Google Chrome 60 and Samba 4. “While our official builds are based…. Read more

MAAS Development Summary – August 21, 2017

Hello MAASters! This is the development summary for the past couple of weeks: MAAS 2.3 (current development release) The team is preparing and testing the next official release, MAAS 2.3 alpha2. It is currently undergoing a heavy round of testing and will be announced separately the beginning of the upcoming week. In the past three weeks, the team has: Support for CentOS Network configurationWe have completed the work to support CentOS Advanced Networking, which provides the ability for users to configure VLAN, bond and bridge interfaces, bringing it feature parity... Read more

Docker Enterprise Now Runs Windows and Linux in One Cluster

With the newest Docker Enterprise Edition, you can now have Docker clusters composed of nodes running different operating systems. Three of the key OSes supported by Docker—Windows, Linux, and IBM System Z—can run applications side by side in the same cluster, all orchestrated by a common mechanism. Clustering apps across multiple OSes in Docker requires that you build per-OS images for each app. But those apps, when running on both Windows and Linux, can be linked to run in concert via Docker’s overlay networking. Read more

How to Fix “No Route to Host” Connection Error in Linux

When you’re trying to connect to a service on Linux, “No route to host” is one of the last things that you want to hear. It’s a broad message that means that your computer can’t reach the target server. Because of the broad nature of the message there are several possibilities that could be causing it. Host Is Offline/Service Isn’t Running It might seem painfully obvious, but you should first check that the server that you’re trying to connect to is even online. It might have been taken down for... Read more