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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.
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
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.…
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
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.…
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Alexandre Julliard announced earlier today, October 30, the immediate availability for download and testing of a new development version of the Wine software.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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 documentation.read more
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.