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Together with the default Fedora edition, which uses the GNOME 3 desktop, and the Spins, Fedora editions that use other desktop environments, the beta 1 installation images were released three days ago.
The researcher who first disclosed the Android Stagefright security vulnerability at Black Hat 2015 is now revealing even more flaws that have yet to be patched.
The Linux Foundation does far more than support Linux. Its open-source, Collaborative Projects have created about $5-billion worth of value.
Google dished out two tasty new phones: the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, featuring potent Snapdragon SoCs, Android 6.0 (“Marshmallow”), and 2560 x 1440-pixel screens. Not so many years ago, the introduction of a major new Android release was more like looking six months or more into the future when your phone just might become […]
Visual Studio Code (VSC) is a source code editor released by Microsoft only a few months ago. The software is based on the Atom engine and although it isn't open source, it offers a working version for Linux that you may find useful for a set of reasons. In this tutorial, we will take a look on how to install, setup and get started with VSC.
What we do know is that the two companies have agreed to work together on a host of patent issues, which is a surprising turn around. Even more surprising is that Redmond has agreed with Google to work against non-practicing entities (NPEs) or trolls, companies that seek to license patents without making products of their own. In the past, Microsoft has joined forces with Apple and others to form trolling companies.
In today's open source roundup: The Linux Foundation encourages users to install Linux on their Chromebooks. Plus: Five important trends in open source. And a review of the Nexus 6P phablet.
A Tasty Slice of AwesomeI love the flavor of raspberries, but quite honestly, the seeds gross meout.
GitHub embraces the FIDO standard and aims to get Yubico U2F keys into as many developer hands as it can.
Rdesktop is an "open source client for connecting to Windows Remote Desktop Services." This post covers how to install and use it as well as how to configure Windows to accept rdesktop connections, and how to open an RDP connection to the same Windows machine from Linux.
Kid3 is an audio tag editor for KDE with support for editing tags in files such as MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, AIFF and WAV.
The discovery of a sizeable Linux botnet may be worrying some new converts to the open-source OS.
This isn't a story about me finding open source—this is about how open source software chose me.read more
Calculate Linux announced the release and immediate availability of the Calculate Linux 15 operating system based on Gentoo Linux.
I'll preface this by reminding everyone that I've been a huge fan/supporter/advocate of Linux since the mid- to late '90s. That being said...
What are microservices? Have you heard the phrase "microservices" used in a discussion of modern application development and wondered what it's all about?read more
Despite Microsoft’s continued assault on Linux and on Android (using software patents, which it still discreetly lobbies for), some figures in the media are perpetually peddling the Microsoft-serving lie that ‘Microsoft loves Linux’
Everyone's friends now. What are we saying? Always wereGoogle and Microsoft have called a truce in their years-long patent wars, agreeing to dismiss the multiple suits they have pending before courts in the US and elsewhere.…
OpenShot Studios have announced today that their upcoming OpenShot 2.0 open-source video editor software will be released soon for the GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows operating systems.
As containerization goes mainstream, many are finding new applications and use cases for container technology. Jan Pazdziora, senior principal software engineer at Red Hat, faced the limitations of traditional Docker when he wanted to containerize FreeIPA. This led to creation of his Docker-freeipa open source work.read more