Linux and Open Source news headlines
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Red Hat continues to push forward in the cloud with its latest OpenStack release.
Each year, there's a seemingly infinite amount of exciting things happening on the open web. It's hard to keep track of all the new things rolling out, but I'd like to draw your attention to one of them that Mozilla has been quietly working on called MozVR. It's a new technology that combines the open web and virtual reality, enabling developers to create virtual worlds that we can step inside.read more
Software 'collecting data on much of what you do'... Now they’re learning that while the NSA was collecting telephone data, the newest version of the ubiquitous Windows software, version 10, is watching everything that’s on their computer.
Unity 8 is the desktop environment on Ubuntu for phones and it's going to land on the desktop as well. Developers have published a few screenshots to let us know what kind of progress it's been made.
In today's open source roundup: Reddit bans additional communities and quarantines others. Plus: Reddit alternative Voat.co incorporates in the US. And LibreOffice 5.0 has been released.
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."As you enter Red Hat's offices, you see big red walls embellished with this quote from Gandhi. It's not every day that you see that at a tech company. It gives you the first hint that Red Hat is more than a company leading innovation at lightning speed in the 21st century. It's a company built on the the fundamental principles of human endeavor, freedom, collaboration, resilience, and persistence.read more
Zorin OS is a friendly user interface Linux distribution that any beginner can hand on. Basing on Ubuntu gives full support to most hardware and reach to 40,000+ applications from software center. The latest Zorin OS 10 has been released recently with the new selection of default applications and other improvements. Let's know more about Zorin OS.
Firefox has been criticized by users for not fitting well in Fedora Workstation. Although it improved with the new interface called Australis, it still doesn’t feel as native as GNOME Web (Epiphany). It’s not likely it will close the gap any time soon for two... Continue Reading →
The Government of India (GOI) has adopted a comprehensive and supportive open source policy. It builds on their earlier efforts to adopt open standards for procurement.read more
On August 5, Red Hat, Inc. announced the general and official availability of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7, a release that introduces numerous new features and performance improvements.
The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 5.0 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.0 32-bit. This is a major new release that will form the cornerstone of future development on mobile platforms as well as the upcoming LibreOffice cloud version.
The PC-BSD team announced the immediate availability for download and testing of the first Release Candidate version of the upcoming PC-BSD 10.2 operating system.
Seeed Studios is shipping its $39 “Green” version of the BeagleBone, which loses the micro-HDMI port but adds a micro-USB port and Grove sensor interfaces. The Raspberry Pi has spawned a number of hardware near clones, including the Banana Pi and Orange Pi SBCs, and now it’s time for the Beagleboard.org’s Linux-oriented BeagleBone to enjoy […]
Olio has opened pre-orders for a luxury round-faced Linux smartwatch that shows Bluetooth notifications from mobile devices and offers 50M water resistance. Aside from the Tizen-based Samsung Gear and Blocks watches, we haven’t seen too many Linux smartwatches that don’t run Android Wear or other Android variants. Exceptions include the LG Watch Urbane and Leikr […]
Logic Supply announced that it now offers a full line of ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) certified thin client computers compatible with ThinManager.