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Fedora 23 Reaches Gold, Launches on November 3

Sunday 1st of November 2015 05:14:03 AM
The Red Hat developers have finally greenlit the launch of Fedora 23 and it looks like the new version will finally arrive on November 3, the date that was previously tracked.

EU funds supercomputer, Google aids refugees, and more news

Sunday 1st of November 2015 03:19:41 AM
In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we take a look at the European Commission funding a supercomputer, Google aiding refugees, Carnegie Mellon University printing arteries and hearts, and more.Open source news roundup for October 24 - 30, 2015read more

Fortran, assembly programmers ... NASA needs you -- for Voyager

Sunday 1st of November 2015 01:25:19 AM
Ancient code jocks needed to keep probe aliveWith its last generation of space-race engineers hanging up their slide-rules, NASA is looking for someone fluent in Fortran and other Cold War-era languages.…

Favorite Halloween games, the smallest C64 emulator, and more open gaming news

Saturday 31st of October 2015 11:30:57 PM
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at a few Halloween favorites, the smallest C64 emulator ever made, 12 new games out for Linux, and more.Open gaming roundup for October 24 - 30, 2015read more

Next year's Windows 10 auto-upgrade is MSFT's worst idea since Vista

Saturday 31st of October 2015 09:36:35 PM
Do you want virus outbreaks? Because that's how you get 'emComment Microsoft's decision to push out Windows 10 upgrades as automatic Windows Update downloads is one of those ideas that sounded great in a Redmond meeting room, but will cause more problems than it solves.…

openSUSE Leap 42.1 Launches November 4, Here's What's New

Saturday 31st of October 2015 07:42:13 PM
Now that the RC of the forthcoming openSUSE Leap 42.1 GNU/Linux operating system was made available for download and testing during the last two weeks, the time has come to take a look at Leap's most prominent features.

Fanless Pico-ITXe SBC runs Linux on quad-core Eden X4

Saturday 31st of October 2015 05:47:51 PM
VIA’s “EPIA-E900” SBC uses VIA’s own Eden X4 processor, and debuts a reincarnated “Pico-ITXe” form-factor featuring MXM-based PCIe and multi-I/O expansion. VIA’s new EPIA-E900 single-board computer introduces a second generation of the Pico-ITXe form-factor that VIA demoed at an Embedded Systems Conference back in October 2008. Although this Pico-ITXe re-spin has the same name, it […]

Linux Voice looks back at Fedora Core 1

Saturday 31st of October 2015 03:53:29 PM
Linux Voice magazine periodically releases older issues of their magazine under a CC-BY-SA license so the entire Linux community can read, share and use the articles they publish (the also donate 50% of their profits to the Free Software community).Today,... Continue Reading

PyRoom Review - A Surprisingly Fun Distraction-Free Text Editor

Saturday 31st of October 2015 01:59:07 PM
PyRoom is the kind of application that you don't ever hear people talking about, but that is completely surprising once you open it. It's a distraction-free text editor that allows writers to focus on the writing and less on anything else.

Install Zurmo CRM with Apache, MySQL and PHP on an Ubuntu VPS

Saturday 31st of October 2015 12:04:45 PM
In this article we will guide you through the installation of Zurmo CRM on an Ubuntu VPS with Apache, MySQL and PHP. Zurmo is free and relatively new open source Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application. What set Zurmo apart from the other CRMs is the gamification. It uses game mechanics to reward the user usage of the application.

Chrome OS is not dead, insists Google veep in charge of Chrome OS

Saturday 31st of October 2015 10:10:23 AM
Merger of Android and Googly platform is probably still a goer. The Google exec running both Android and Chrome has tried to pour cold water on the story that Mountain View is merging its mobile platforms.

Top 5 Halloween edition: Python IDEs, Raspberry Pi hamster project, and more

Saturday 31st of October 2015 08:16:01 AM
In this week's Top 5, we highlight open source security, problem solving Linux problems, a Raspberry Pi project for hamsters, an artist who loves Linux, and the most popular Python IDEs.

Wine 1.7.54 Is Out with Better Video Decoding, Photoshop CS6 Improvements

Saturday 31st of October 2015 06:21:39 AM
Alexandre Julliard announced earlier today, October 30, the immediate availability for download and testing of a new development version of the Wine software.

Cheap Linux Laptops, Best Video Editors & More…

Saturday 31st of October 2015 04:27:17 AM
Taking place on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1524 Brandywine St. in Philly, the party will feature laptops for as cheap as $20 and the group will also be helping people install Linux on them. According to Reyes, the Nonprofit Technology Resources organization is still looking for volunteers to get laptops ready to use and donate.

EFF asks appeals court to “shut down the Eastern District of Texas”

Saturday 31st of October 2015 02:32:55 AM
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and Public Knowledge have asked a federal appeals court to make big changes to the rules governing venue in patent cases. The two public interest groups are seeking to file an amicus brief (PDF) which attacks the Eastern District of Texas as being one of the "most notorious situations of forum shopping in recent history."

Samba Server installation on Ubuntu 15.10

Saturday 31st of October 2015 12:54:00 AM
This guide explains the installation and configuration of a Samba server on Ubuntu 15.10 with anonymous and secured Samba shares. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients.

Tor Project launches encrypted anonymous chat app to the public

Friday 30th of October 2015 10:59:38 PM
The Tor Project has launched the beta version of Tor Messenger, an easy-to-use encrypted message client for those concerned about their privacy and potential surveillance.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Update to Launch on November 18

Friday 30th of October 2015 10:02:27 PM
The latest Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 update is coming along, and some users are already testing the changes by using the RC proposed channel. The developers have also announced that they are targeting November 18 for the launch, but that hasn't been decided just yet.

The top 6 new guides for working with OpenStack

Friday 30th of October 2015 09:05:16 PM
With so much going on in OpenStack, the open source cloud computing project, it can be difficult to keep track of what's new and to learn how to use it. Fortunately, there are a lot of resources out there to help, including third-party training, listservs, IRC channels, and of course the official more

Google plans to merge Chrome OS and Android

Friday 30th of October 2015 08:08:05 PM
In today's open source roundup: Android and Chrome OS will be combined by Google. Plus: The Linux version of Batman Arkham Knight delayed. And Linux helps educate Australian prisoners behind bars.

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    The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence 5.5.0. This is a major release with new features, enhancements and important bug fixes. This release is considered ready for production use and upgrading from previous versions is strongly advised.
  • Wammu 0.40
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  • 20 Years of GIMP, release of GIMP 2.8.16
    Back in 1995, University of California students, Peter Mattis and Kimball Spencer, were members of the eXperimental Computing Facility, a Berkeley campus organization of undergraduate students enthusiastic about computers and programming. In June of that year, the two hinted at their intentions to write a free graphical image manipulation program as a means of giving back to the free software community.
  • NetworkManager 1.0.8 Is a Massive Release, Supports IPv6-Only VPN Connections
    The developers of the popular NetworkManager software, which is used in numerous GNU/Linux operating systems as the default network connection manager solution, have announced a new stable release, NetworkManager 1.0.8.
  • RAR 5.30 Brings Multipart Support for 7-Zip and Testing for tar.gz, tar.bz2 and tar.xz
    RAR is a powerful archive manager that can be used to reduce the size of files and to decompress RAR, ZIP, and other formats. A new major upgrade has been released, bring the version number up to 5.30.

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One truly massive Git -- GitLab Enterprise Edition

Open-source GitLab is being used for collaboration across over 100,000 organisations to help large distributed teams of developers to work together and control features that allow users to build apps with both accountability and enterprise-grade support. Read more Also: GitLab Introduces New Version of Enterprise Edition for Git