Linux and Open Source news headlines
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Researchers from Russian antivirus vendor Doctor Web have recently come across a Windows Trojan program that was designed to gain access to embedded devices using brute-force methods and to install the Mirai malware on them.
In this week's Top 5, I highlight favorite vim plugins, Getting started with PIXEL OS, OpenToonz for Linux users, GNOME 3 extensions, and careers in open source.
At ELC Europe, Real-time Linux developer Jan Altenberg described the progress of RTL, compared it to Xenomai and RTAI, and unveiled new benchmarks. Real-time Linux (RTL), a form of mainline Linux enabled with PREEMPT_RT, has come a long way in the past decade. Some 80 percent of the deterministic PREEMPT_RT patch is now available in […]
"Night in the Woods," the much anticipated crowdfunded game scheduled to be released next week -- with a GNU/Linux version, BTW -- built a development community by open sourcing code.
Vivaldi is a feature-rich, modern web browser based on Chromium / Blink and has 1 million active users.
The only people to whose opinions I listen now with any respect are people much younger than myself. They seem in front of me. Life has revealed to them her latest wonder. ? Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Grayread more
Microsoft will stop all support for Windows Vista in two months, ending the problem-plagued operating system's usefulness when it issues final patches on April 11.
If you are interested in gaming then you should look into the RecalboxOS which runs on the Raspberry Pi. RecalboxOS has numerous console emulators and even provides Kodi which is a media center for playing videos, music, pictures, games and more. This article will cover the installation and configuration of the gaming system and not Kodi.
This tutorial explains the various search options in the Vim command line editor like search highlighting, case-insensitive search, incremental search and grouping of search results.
If there's one thing that indie games like Mr. Rescue and Don't Be Patchman (the world's first and only SteamOS exclusive) demonstrate, it's that retro is hot. Specifically, pixel art is hot.read more
At Mozilla, one of our essential roles is convener: working to identify, connect and support like-minded people who are building a healthier Internet. An early — and strong — example of that work is the OpenNews program. Six years ago, … Read more
Short tutorial on how to set up Nginx blocks on Ubuntu and CentOS
Four months have passed since the release of Elive 2.7.8 Beta, and the developers of the Debian-based GNU/Linux distribution have announced today the availability of a new Beta version.
I don't think many people answer the question "What do you want to be when you grow up?" with "I want to work in open source."In my experience, working in the open source community is something that happens as a result of something else. I worked in open source for a short time—in fact, the mission statement of the company I worked for included the words "open source." But my path to that job was not direct and not as laser-focused as one might think.read more
While WD My Passport Wireless is a rather useful device in its own right, the fact that it powered by a lightweight yet complete Linux distribution means that its capabilities can be extended even further.
Some Fedora users spend most or all their time at a command line terminal. The terminal gives you access to your whole system, as well as thousands of powerful utilities. However, it only shows you one command line session at...
Mime’s open source “MeArm Pi” kit is up on Kickstarter, consisting of a robot arm and a HAT board designed to work with the Raspberry Pi. Mime Industries has launched an easier to use follow-on to its popular MiArm robot arm kit aimed at kids of about 11 or older. It’s specifically designed to work […]
There aren’t many calendar apps for Linux, but that’s not to say there are no good options. Here are 5 of the best calendar apps for Linux.
In the technology age, there might be some before unknown advantages to living on the bottom rungs of the economic ladder. The question is, do they outweigh the disadvantages.
In this article we are going to discuss about top 10 most popular Linux distributions of 2016 based on Distrowatch hits.