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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at refunds on Steam, Minecraft on Docker, new games, and more!Open gaming roundup: May 31 - June 6, 2015read more
Dubbed “A Gallery of Fine Creatures”, MediaGoblin 0.8.0 is here to bring significant improvements the client to server API component, which means that the software will no longer depend on a web browser.
GitHub has revoked an unknown number of cryptographic keys used to access accounts after a developer found they contained a catastrophic weakness that came to light some seven years ago.
Any human with an email address likely has gotten thousands of spam messages that look like delivery notifications, invoices, or other alleged communications from shipping companies such as UPS or DHL. They typically contain malicious attachments with exploits for a browser or plug-in vulnerability, but a researcher at the University of Cambridge has run across a novel twist on this kind of spam that turns out to be a completely different kind of attack.
Microsoft is interfering with efforts to put Free/Open Source software in voting machines, ensuring that these machines continue to have back doors (Windows)
DigitalOcean is a cloud provider that provides a one-click deployment of a Fedora Cloud instance to an all-SSD server in under a minute. After some quick work by the DigitalOcean and Fedora Cloud teams we are pleased to announce that you can now make it rain Fedora 22 droplets!
Top 5 articles of the week: June 1-5, 2015: Konqueror, a file management program; 650+ votes on poll: Which browser do you use? How to digitize VHS to MP4; Rust pledges 6-week release cycle; My Linux Story: My dad, Linux, and me.
Nexcom launched a 3.5-inch SBC and COM Express Type 6 module featuring Intel’s 4K-ready, 14nm “Braswell” SoCs, and offering extended temperature operation.
From the 'Mozilla's Leadership Collapse Continues' files:
Arne Exton had the great pleasure of informing us about the availability of a new build for his Fedora-based Exton|Defender Linux distribution, now based on Fedora 22 Linux.
Valve officially pins down a launch date for its Linux based Steam Machine game console.
In this article I will explain how to create a file that works like a USB drive -- without the "physical" side of a USB disk. The advantage of making such a file is that you can make it encrypted; as a result, nobody will ever be able to see what's in it unless they know the passphrase.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the adoption of open source databases, Creative Commons licensing to Open edX courses, SSH coming to Microsoft Windows, and more!Open source news: May 30 - June 5, 2015read more
Why were two OpenStack companies acquired on the same day, and what does that mean for the future of OpenStack?
In today's open source roundup: A head to head comparison of the Moto 360 and the Apple Watch. Plus: Facebook Lite announced for Android. And Valve introduces the Steam Controller on YouTube.
A consideration of how differently the consumer PC software market may have turned out if GNU and the Free Software Foundation had built free/"open source" software to replace MS-DOS and Windows, rather than Unix.
Fedora Leadership nominations open Jan Kirik, the Fedora Program Manager as of this week, announced the call for nominations for positions on FESCo, the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee and for one of the elected postions on the Fedora Council, our... Continue Reading →
Valve has revealed some details about the upcoming Steam Link, the small device that will let you play your favorite PC games on the TV with the help of streaming technology. And, from the looks of it, one of the recommendations is to have at least Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
Taiwanese device manufacturer Quanta is already showing off a prototype of a PC stick with a Core M chip; the Quanta NH6.
It's in 'the fabric of everything we do,' exec saysHP Discover What's the latest enterprise IT company to proclaim its love of open source? HP, that's who – or, more specifically, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, one of two companies that will emerge once HP splits this November.…