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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at GitHub project analysis, 3D printed prosthetics, a microbiome forecasting algorithm, and more!Open source news roundup for June 26-July 2, 2016read more
Jean-Philippe Guillemin, the developer of Zenwalk, announced today the final release of the Slackware-based Zenwalk 8.0 GNU/Linux operating system.
Starting with the first of July the Linux-Hardware-Guide[/url] introduces a funding system, which distributes its profits gained during the third quarter of 2016 by hardware sales to Linux & FOSS projects.
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon Edition. Linux Mint 18 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.
Linux Mint 18 includes a new desktop theme option called Mint-Y that brings newly styled icons to users. In terms of new integrated applications, Linux Mint 18 includes the gufw application, a graphical interface for firewall configuration. In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at some of the highlights of the Linux Mint 18.
In this week's top 5, we highlight a Linux laptop for an immigrant family in the US, 7 open source myths busted, how to configure networking in Linux, tinyMediaManager to organize your files, and great features of music player, Guayadeque.Top 5 articles of the week5. 6 reasons why Guayadeque is a music lover's open source playerread more
Yes, it is that time again (finally)! Following a long period of planning, development, and testing, the Slackware Linux Project is proud to announce the latest stable release of the longest running distribution of the Linux operating system, Slackware version 14.2!
Meet the new BSoD – the Blue Screen of DespairPic As the Windows 10 free upgrade period draws to a close, Microsoft is stepping up its operating system's nagware to full-screen takeovers.…
This tutorial shows how to set up a high-availability storage with two storage servers (CentOS 7.2) that use GlusterFS. Each storage server will be a mirror of the other storage server, and files will be replicated automatically across both storage servers. The client system (CentOS 7.2 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes.
Code Alliance is a Benetech initiative that connects technology professionals to volunteer opportunities with open source software projects for social good. On the first day of the CHI4GOOD conference, we brought over 40 projects to the San Jose Convention Center to participate in a hack4good Day of Service event.read more
The motto for the Tibbo Project System (TBS) is "Take what you need.
Connie Sieh from the Scientific Linux development team has had the pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download of the first Release Candidate (RC) of the upcoming Scientific Linux 6.8 operating system.
With the recent release of Fedora 24, Fedora 22 will officially enter End Of Life (EOL) status on July 19th, 2016. After July 19th, all packages in the Fedora 22 repositories will no longer receive security, bugfix, or enhancement updates,... Continue Reading →
Companies that traditionally focused on proprietary software are now playing catch up in order to compete by utilizing open source development.
Do-it-yourself electricity generation is still difficult and expensive. The inventors of the SunZilla project aim to make it easier, cleaner, portable, quiet, and completely open source.read more
Free for all and fun for some, a Linux distribution and open-source suite can cut your software expenses to zero (and the suite runs on Windows, too). Our home office columnist takes a look.Editor's note: some LXer readers report that this article may not be completely objective. See [url=http://lxer.com/module/forums/t/36233/]discussion thread[/url].
The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the July 2016 issue.
This is the 2nd part of the how-to guide for Arch Linux installation.
Flexibility, freedom, innovation and integration is the answer. The question is why should the enterprise build on open source? How can a business survive if it gives away everything? Joshua Bernstein, Vice President of Technology at EMC, makes the case for enterprise open source in his MesosCon North America keynote.
"There is no forking this project," Red Hat EVP Paul Cormier told a Texas couple as he united them in holy matrimony at the Red Hat Summit this week.