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LinuxCertified, Inc. announced its next three day, hands-on course that provides attendees with experience in creating Linux kernel source code within various subsystems of the Linux kernel. This course teaches attendees to acquaints developers with the fundamental subsystems, data structures, and API of the [url=http://www.linuxcertified.com/linux-kernel-internals.html]Linux kernel [/url] This class is scheduled for September 14th - 16th, 2016.
Containers and cloud native are great technologies, but what is the larger business context? Why should the pointy-haired bosses care? Joe Beda of Accel Partners described the tremendous business value of DevOps done right in his keynote presentation at LinuxCon North America in August.
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Porteus Kiosk is as the name implies a Linux distribution that is designed for web kiosk use-cases.
On the heels of announcing new versions 5.2 and 5.1.5 of the free, LibreOffice suite of productivity applications, The Document Foundation has provided statistics indicating that LibreOffice is gaining traction with Linux users, developers, administrators, and enterprises. In fact, the new version 5.1.5 of the suite is specifically tuned for enterprise users.
Just a few minutes ago, Softpedia was informed by Ikey Doherty from the Solus Project about the general availability of the Budgie 10.2.7 desktop environment for the Solus Linux and other supported OSes.
XWiki is a free and open source advanced wiki software platform written in Java. It runs on servlet containers like JBoss, Tomcat etc. which uses a database such as MySQL or PostgreSQL to store its information.
An archive of all screenshot tours from this site have been made freely available to the community, which consists of 2300 releases from 580 distributions. You may download this archive for fun, or to start your own Linux screenshots website. Enjoy!
Contrary what you may have read elsewhere, OpenOffice (OpenOffice.org/ OOo) is not dead and it's not dying either.
Around since 2005, and with its Kiki the Cyber Squirrel mascot since 2012, Krita is a free and open source raster graphics editor designed to be a digital painting application similar to Corel Painter.
Firefox OS is transformed to bring the Internet of Things into our lives
A new stable version of the open-source and cross-platform darktable RAW image editor has been released, version 2.0.6, bringing support for new digital cameras, as well as a bunch of improvements.
Anyone trying to understand the business potential of blockchains, which are being advertised as the up-and-coming next "greatest thing," might want to take a look at how the technology is already being used. At the most recent LinuxCon, Donna Dillenberger with IBM's Watson Research Center explained how Big Blue is already implementing the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger project.
Bloomberg is hosting a gathering of developers, students, and others from around the Node.js community to spend a weekend learning how to work on Node.js and other projects in the Node ecosystem. This event is intended to help new community members get started learning how to contribute, how to work on the code, and get their first patches written and submitted.
Black Lab Software's CEO Robert J. Dohnert informs Softpedia today about the availability of the second Beta development milestone of the upcoming Black Lab Linux 8 "Onyx" operating systems.
Wordpress is urging webmasters to update their CMS packages as quickly as possible to protect their domains from critical vulnerability exploits.
A Hong Kong-based technology manufacturer, USBKill.com, has taken data security to the "Mission Impossible" extreme by creating a USB stick that uses an electrical discharge to fry an unauthorized computer into which it's plugged.
The Xen Project has fixed four vulnerabilities in its widely used virtualization software, two of which could allow malicious virtual machine administrators to take over host servers.
This week in Linux and open source news, Hyperledger's membership continues to surge, Adobe to resurrect Flash on Linux, and more!
In this week's Top 5, we highlight the Raspberry Pi in a web emulator; FreeDOS; Google's open source program office; tools for burning CDs and DVDs; and Flowblade for video editing.