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Connect to the Internet, work with your files, lock your workspace,listen to music and do so much more with thehelp of Bluetooth technology.
One Linux enthusiast's experience trying to install Linux on a Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Chromebook
Antivirus applications and other security software are supposed to make users more secure, but a growing body of research shows that in some cases, they can open people to hacks they otherwise wouldn't be vulnerable to.
In today's open source roundup: Toshiba releases details about a refreshed Chromebook 2. Plus: A review of the 2nd generation Moto 360 smartwatch. And did Apple ripoff Ubuntu?
Without Ritchie, there is no Jobs, to say nothing of there not being a lot of things we have today. Would someone else have invented them? Perhaps, but that’s going off-topic for now. Ritchie made the foundation and, for better or worse in your opinion, Jobs built on it. And thoughtful people know this.
If you use or develop software, you will inevitably run into problems. When these problems arise, you end up needing to share error messages, command output or the contents of files with people online. An online content-sharing tool is often... Continue Reading →
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache webserver on a Debian 8 (Jessie) server with PHP (mod_php) and MySQL / MariaDB support. A LAMP setup is a perfect basis for CMS systems like Joomla, Wordpress or Drupal.
After the GNOME developers had teased about the features of the GNOME 3.18 "Gothenburg" desktop environment a full day before release, the new version was finally made available in its stable form.
Seth Vargo is an open source programmer and graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. He specializes in Ruby development and has worked for Chef, CustomInk, and HashiCorp.read more
Slack has completely changed the way that we used to communicate to one and other. Slack allows to join multiple teams and talk to them effectively without any distraction. But Slack can be more handy, if you've Slack client in your Linux (No more web app), but slack does not have any official client for Linux. But thanks to ScudCloud! An unofficial, open-source and nice tool for using Slack in Linux. So let's see how to install & use ScudCloud in Linux distributions.
Latest version of the browser arrives for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android devices.
Ubuntu Touch is a Linux distribution, and this becomes all the more obvious when you connect a keyboard to it, and it lets you do Alt-Tab, just like it would happen on a regular desktop, but then again, that's the whole point.
More than two years after a documentary filmmaker challenged the copyright to the simple lyrics of the song "Happy Birthday," a federal judge ruled Tuesday that the copyright is invalid.The result could undo Warner/Chappell's lucrative licensing business around the song, once estimated to be $2 million per year. The company is likely to appeal the ruling to the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.
Red Hat is known for its open culture. People openly share their opinions, give each other positive and constructive feedback, and make better decisions through collaboration. Jim Whitehurst recently wrote about how to foster a culture like ours—one that supports honest (and sometimes difficult) conversations.read more
Exploit-broker sets bounty for iPhone, iPad OS zero-dayExploit traders Zerodium will pay a million dollars to anyone who finds an unpatched bug in iOS 9 that can be exploited to jailbreak iThings – or compromise them.…
IT leaders share their tips on how to keep pace with technology change.
"Happy Birthday," the world's best-known English-language song, is now legally yours.
21 Inc. has launched a Linux and Raspberry Pi based mini-PC with native support for the Bitcoin currency protocol, enabling a Bitcoin micropayments server. Since its debut in 2009, the peer-to-peer, open source Bitcoin crypto-currency protocol has continued to gain traction, especially for global transactions, legal and otherwise. Now, Andreessen Horowitz backed startup 21 Inc. […]
The Imagination backed Prpl Foundation announced a free OpenWrt Summit to be held in Dublin on Oct. 8, and co-located with Embedded Linux Conference Europe. The Prpl Foundation, which Imagination Technologies founded last year to promote the development of MIPS-based Linux and Android software, is hosting a one-day conference devoted to the lightweight OpenWrt Linux distribution. The OpenWrt Summit will be held in Dublin, Ireland on Oct. 8, directly following the LinuxCon + CloudOpen + Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE) conference, which is being held Oct. 5-7. The free OpenWrt Summit will be located at the same Conference Centre Dublin venue.
The developers of the Tails GNU/Linux operating system, the amnesic incognito live system used by Edward Snowden to stay invisible online at all times, announced the release of Tails 1.6.