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BitTorrent is a great way to transfer and share large files, but it’s only as convenient and efficient as the application you use to seed and download them. This week, we’re looking at five of the best BitTorrent clients...
As the OpenStack Summit is set to start May 17 in Vancouver, B.C., here's a look at the trends and issues that will dominate the five-day conference.
There have been quite a few distributions that have attempted to emulate other operating systems, Zorin for Windows and Pear Linux for OSX. Chromixium brings a ChromeOS style interface to the Linux desktop.
After only four days from the announcement of Linux kernel 4.0.3, as the latest and most advanced kernel version, Greg Kroah-Hartman just published today, May 17, news about the fourth maintenance release of Linux kernel 4.0.
KDE published the release schedule of the next major release of the KDE Applications software suite for the KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment.
Welcome to part four of HowtoForge's shell scripting tutorial series (Click here to read the part 1, part 2 and part 3 of the tutorial). In this lesson, we will cover the different repetition control structures of the bash shell and how to use each structure by providing some examples. Let's get started.
If you plan on building ARM devices powered by a Linux kernel-based operating system, then you should know that the excellent CentOS distribution is now available for download for ARM64 (AArch64) hardware architectures.
In this tutorial, we will show how to install Railo on a CentOS VPS. Railo is an open source software written in Java that implements CFML (ColdFusion Markup Language).
One of the first things to do with a new release of Ubuntu is to check for updates. Typically, I won't upgrade to the latest release immediately, so there's always quite a few updates since the release. There's a handy Software Updater tool which makes the updating process painless.
openSUSE has just announced today, May 16, the immediate availability of the KDE Plasma 5.3 as the default desktop environment in Tumbleweed, along with the KDE Applications 15.04.1 software suite.
HandyLinux is a Debian-based distribution for French speakers. The distribution is designed to be lightweight and fast. HandyLinux's developers have simplified the graphical user interface, making the distribution easier for novice users.
Open Source Social Network or simply OSSN is PHP based social networking application. Using OSSN you can create your own social network website and build relationships with your members.
Our Linux distributions have come a long way from the days that we had to manually install anything we needed by compiling it on the terminal to the modern days of the fancy Software Centers that offer collections of applications with ratings, screenshots and one-click install functionality. No matter how rich with software these tools are though, there are still some popular tools that millions of people use that you won't find in application centers of any distro.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Arduboy, Lakka for retro games, a Google release, and more!Open gaming roundup: May 10 - 16, 2015read more
The Wine development team has made development release 1.7.43 available to the public.
The Git development team was proud to announce the immediate availability for download of the first maintenance release for Git 2.4, the stable branch of the acclaimed open-source distributed version control system.
Rob Hirschfeld has been involved with OpenStack since before the project was even officially formed, and so he brings a rich perspective as to the project's history, its organization, and where it may be headed next.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the nine dollar computer, Snappy Ubuntu, the Robot Operating System, and more! Open source news: May 9 - 15, 2015.
Arduino announced a smaller, cheaper “Mini” version of the Arduino Yún SBC that offers fewer real-world ports, but gives more control to Linux.
Larian Studios have just revealed that they intend to release Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition, a reworked version of the original game that was made available just last year, and it's going to be available for the Linux platform as well.