Do Linux users really need more powerful computers?

In today's open source roundup: When is a Linux computer powerful enough? Plus: Apple Music app released for Android. And Arch Linux 2015.11.01 has been released

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Apple Music app released for Android

Apple has released its Apple Music app for Android. You can download it for free from the Google Play store right now.

Here's the official description:

Start your 3-month free trial to play from over 30 million songs in the Apple Music catalog.

For You: Get handpicked recommendations by music experts based on what you already listen to and love.

New: Browse and play the latest, greatest new music available—curated by our editors.

Radio: Tune in to music, interviews, and exclusive radio shows on Beats 1 or play radio stations created by our editors.

Connect: Get a closer look at your favorite artists’ work, inspirations, and world with photos, music, and videos.

Playlists: Keep all your favorite Apple Music playlists together with your own mixes.

My Music: Find all of your iTunes purchases and saved music from Apple Music in one place.

Availability and features may vary by country.

More at Google Play

Arch Linux 2015.11.01 has been released

Arch Linux fans love the power that it gives them, and now version 2015.11.01 is available for download.

Marius Nestor reports for Softpedia:

Yes, it's that time of the month again when we have the great pleasure of informing you about the immediate availability for download of a new installation media for the lightweight and acclaimed Arch Linux operating system.

The new Arch Linux 2015.11.01 ISO image has been made available for new users who want to install the Arch Linux operating system on their computers, as well as for existing Arch Linux users who want to make a fresh install.

What's new in Arch Linux 2015.11.01? Well, the installation media includes Linux kernel 4.2.5 and all the updates released during the month of October 2015, which means that existing users don't need to download the ISO image to keep their systems up to date.

More at Softpedia

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