Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo” Released . .

“Disco Dingo” (aka Ubuntu 19.04)  is out and available as of today (April 18, 2019).   Here’s an update video:

If upgrading, be sure to:

disable all extra (non-ubuntu server) sources in “Software & Updates”

run the normal update process to ensure your existing install is up-to-date

be sure your laptop is either on AC power or at the least has a full 4 hour charge

 

Visual Studio Code . . . Revised Post (April 12, 2019)

Note:   a 100% “Open Source” version of  Visual Studio Code is now available.    User tracking has been removed . . otherwise it’s identical.

See here:  Article re Visual Studio Code – Open Source Version

Original post is below:

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One of our current club members asked me about this app a couple months ago.   Here is some updated info on it in case it’s still needed:

Visual Studio Code . . . Update Article

The “new” SUSE . . . now the largest independent Linux provider

As RedHat is now officially a part of IBM, this will make SUSE the largest independent Linux OS company . . growing at 15% annually.

They still put out one of the best Linux distros . . . very polished and stable with additional gui tools for managing the desktop.   I think I’ll install it again on my 500 Gig SanDisk portable SSD and demo it at a future meeting.

So, if curious, the big 3 Linux companies world wide are:

RedHat (IBM) (USA)

SUSE (Independent) (Germany)

Ubuntu (Canonical) (UK)

Link to ZDNet blog re Suse