Linux and Open Source news headlines
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Microsoft is very desperate to extract money out of Linux (which has won major battles and billions of users), using software patents and royalty stacking with help from patent trolls
Today we have released Black Lab Enterprise Linux 6.6. Black Lab enterprise Linux 6.6 is a bug fix and application update for the Black Lab Enterprise Linux 6.x line. With this release we added full Docker integration and it also includes the Black Lab SDK 2.0. Black Lab Enterprise Linux 6.6 being based on LTS Technologies will continue to get security updates until 2021.
Posting bellow follows up http://redhatstackblog.redhat.com/2015/05/05/cpu-pinning-and-numa-topology-awareness-in-openstack-compute/ on RDO Kilo installed on Fedora 22 . After upgrade to upstream versionof openstack-puppet-modules-2015.1.9 procedure of RDO Kilo install on F22significantly changed. Details follow bellow
Open source is not just about making something publicly accessible. It is a set of values—a way of working that practices open collaboration between a community to build or maintain something. On the basis of these values, today we can observe a vibrant and thriving open source community responsible for many of the great successes in many industries.read more
Won't have Niedermayer to kick around anymoreThe leader of the FFmpeg open source project has resigned amid ongoing turmoil among the project's developers.…
Data is the new black.And not without reason—it's keeping companies in the black. It helps them understand consumer interaction with their products, make tailored recommendations, improve their services, and optimize everything from supply chains to talent acquisition. Simply put, we can use data to identify problems and engineer solutions. Statistics enable businesses to create data-driven systems like Red Hat's Access Insights and many others.read more
With an announcement on the Linux Weekly News site on Tuesday, the Ada Initiative will be tying up the loose ends and wrapping up their work in October.
At the heart of most electronic circuits is the printed circuit board (PCB) that serves to both physically support electronic components and connect those components together. PCBs are often designed and laid out using Electronic Design Automation software (EDA). There are many desktop EDA software packages available and with some EDAs now running in browsers, there’s been a recent trend to place PCB design entirely 'in the cloud', executing the design software in the browser and communicating back to a central server.read more
The Debian Project proudly announced the dates, the schedule, and the venue for the annual meeting of all Debian developers, contributors, and supporters for 2015, DebConf15.
This guide provides a list of 5 useful tricks you will be glad you knew about before installing Android x86 within Virtualbox. Screen rotation for instance is a royal nuisance.
CentOS developers, through Jim Perrin, had the great pleasure of informing us all about the immediate and general availability for download of the CentOS 7 Linux operating system for AArch64 (ARM64) compatible machines.
You had one job, Microsoft. One job. Microsoft had one job to do with Windows 10 – but it looks like it's failed to get even that right.
Ubuntu Touch is now available by default in three phones, the Bq Aquaris e4.5, Bq Aquaris e5 HD, and Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition, and it looks like Canonical plans to support them for as long as possible.
And there is a silver lining for Vista owners: At least their OS is more popular than Linux.
LAS VEGAS - A rampant malvertising campaign fueled by a new version of the Rig Exploit Kit has claimed at least 950,000 victims worldwide and is doing so with an unprecedented success rate.
Today the Ada Initiative announced that the nonprofit will be shutting down in mid-October. Founded in 2011, the Ada Initiative is a nonprofit feminist organization created to help improve open source culture and build a more inviting, productive, safe environment for women. In this interview, the co-founders, Mary Gardiner and Valerie Aurora, look back at the organization's successes, and the work that still needs to be done.
Jeff Hoogland, one of the developers of the Bodhi Linux distribution has created a 32bit pre-release disc for Bohdi 3.1.0.
Ubuntu and Debian developers have been working for some time to make GCC 5.x the default compiler for the project, and they have finally made it. Ubuntu was the first one to achieve this, and now it looks like Debian has joined the party as well.
F&S has launched a Linux-ready, “ArmStone A9-v2? Pico-ITX SBC with an i.MX6 SoC, SATA, mini-PCIe, extended temperatures, and an optional 7-inch touchscreen.
[In June 2015, I gave a commencement address to the graduating class of High Mowing School in New Hampshire. I wrote many drafts for the talk, all toward extemporizing the final thing. My experience with Linux and open-source hackers had an influence on it and gets credit as well. That's why I'm sharing it here. Doc]