Vivid Vervet (Ubuntu Codename)
Vivid Vervet introduces updates across the Ubuntu desktop, smartphone, cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem as well as the first stable release of Ubuntu's lightweight "Snappy" Ubuntu Core version developed for embedded IoT devices.
Other additions in the Ubuntu Vivid Vervet release include the new Linux 3.19 kernel, the LXD Linux container hypervisor, the Kilo release of OpenStack, updated integrated applications like Firefox (v37.0) and LibreOffice (v184.108.40.206), and a switch for the default init system from Canonical’s upstart to the Debian-standard systemd.
What Exactly Is a Vivid Vervet?
Vivid is an adjective that refers to something bright or intense and capable of producing strong, distinct impressions on the mind, and a vervet is a variety of monkey native to South Africa and eastern parts of the continent. Vervets feature a distinct black face with a white fringe of hair.
The Vivid Vervet release of Ubuntu Linux is expected to be succeeded by Ubuntu 15.10 in October 2015.
Stay up to date on the latest developments in Internet terminology with a free weekly newsletter from Webopedia. Join to subscribe now.
Like everything in technology, AI touches on so many other trends, like self-driving cars and automation, and Big Data and the Internet of Things... Read More »DevOp's Role in Application Security
As organizations rush to release new applications, security appears to be getting short shrift. DevSecOps is a new approach that holds promise. Read More »Slideshow: Easy Editorial SEO Tips to Boost Traffic
This slideshow reviews five easy on-page editorial SEO tips to help drive organic search engine traffic, including the page title, heading,... Read More »
Java is a high-level programming language. This guide describes the basics of Java, providing an overview of syntax, variables, data types and... Read More »Java Basics, Part 2
This second Study Guide describes the basics of Java, providing an overview of operators, modifiers and control Structures. Read More »The 7 Layers of the OSI Model
The Open System Interconnection (OSI) model defines a networking framework to implement protocols in seven layers. Use this handy guide to compare... Read More »