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DuckDuckGo founder Gabriel Weinberg talks privacy and open source

6 hours 35 min ago

NetworkWorld: The man behind the privacy-focused search engine talks about the benefits of privacy in web search and explains why he recently donated $125,000 to open source projects.

What are good command line HTTP clients?

7 hours 35 min ago

 LinuxLinks: The whole is greater than the sum of its parts is a very famous quote from Aristotle, a Greek philosopher and scientist. This quote is particularly pertinent to Linux.

LibreOffice 4.3.7 Open Source Office Suite Released with Over 100 Bug Fixes

8 hours 35 min ago

LibreOffice 4.3.7 is the seventh maintenance release for the 4.3 branch of the popular office application

Scientists Use Ubuntu to Interpret Hubble Telescope Data

9 hours 35 min ago

 softpedia: A new documentary about the Hubble space telescope was just released on Nova, and a Reddit user pointed out that one of the scientists was using Linux to manage the date provided by the telescope.

Open source policies show commitment to student data privacy

10 hours 35 min ago

 opensource.com: In the growing hubbub around student data privacy and security, it can be hard for edtech companies to identify concrete steps to demonstrate their commitment to protecting student information.

Make Your Audio Sound Better with Pulse Audio Equalizer on Ubuntu

11 hours 35 min ago

MakeTechEasier: Audio on Linux is pretty complex.

Seagate close to open-sourcing Kinetics object storage platform

12 hours 35 min ago

el Reg: Keep your eye on the OpenStack summit

Atom Shell is now Electron

14 hours 35 min ago

Atom Shell is now called Electron.

No Linux, no Docker, no cloud OS? Think again

15 hours 35 min ago

InfoWorld: OSv, a from-scratch OS for running applications at scale and with high performance, blazes a trail to the cloud that doesn't use Linux or Docker-style containers

"No Reboot" Kernel Patching - And Why You Should Care

16 hours 35 min ago

LinuxJournal: With the major distros committing to support the 4.0 kernel and its features (including "no reboot" patching) at some point this year, it's a good time to take a look at what this feature actually does and what difference it will make for you.

Analyst Watch: Ten reasons why open-source software will eat the world

17 hours 35 min ago

SDtimes: To be sure, many major Web companies like Google and Yahoo have been leveraging open-source dynamics aggressively and contribute back to the community.

Linux 4.1 rc1

Monday 27th of April 2015 05:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: 4.1 seems to be smack dab in the middle of the normal range for the last couple of years.

How I shrunk a Docker image by 98.8% – featuring fanotify

Monday 27th of April 2015 01:00:00 AM

Is there anything like a “diet program for Docker Images” ?

Microsoft continues earning money from Linux -- increases patent licensing agreements

Sunday 26th of April 2015 09:00:00 PM

betanews: Many people -- let's call them 'haters' -- like to make fun of Microsoft's mobile market share with Windows Phone.

Google Provides Detailed Analysis of GitHub Attack Traffic

Sunday 26th of April 2015 05:00:00 PM

ThreatPost: The high-profile DDoS attack against GitHub that went on for several days last month was the end result of an operation that included several phases and extensive testing and optimization by the attackers

Debian 8.0 Jessie has been released!

Sunday 26th of April 2015 01:00:00 PM

There's a new sheriff in town. And her name is Jessie.

Build Your Own Linux Distro

Sunday 26th of April 2015 01:00:00 AM

LinuxVoice: Do you have a favourite distro that you’ve spent hours customising?

Btrfs In Linux 4.1 Has Fixes For File-Systems Of 20 Terabytes & Up

Saturday 25th of April 2015 09:00:00 PM

Phoronix: It's nearing the end of the Linux 4.1 kernel and Chris Mason has now sent in his pull request of Btrfs file-system updates for this next kernel update.

How to Install ‘atop’ to Monitor Logging Activity of Linux System Processes

Saturday 25th of April 2015 05:00:00 PM

tecmint: Atop is a full screen performance monitor that can report the activity of all processes, even the ones that have been completed

Use Geofix to Geotag Photos in digiKam

Saturday 25th of April 2015 01:00:00 PM

 scribblesandsnaps: Geofix is a simple Python script that lets you use an Android device to record the geographical coordinates of your current position.

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Debian-Based Distribution Updated With KDE 3.5 Forked Desktop

Q4OS 1.2 "Orion" is the new release that is re-based on Debian Jessie, focused on shipping its own desktop utilities and customizations, and designed to run on both old and new hardware. Read more

Atom Shell is now Electron

Atom Shell is now called Electron. You can learn more about Electron and what people are building with it at its new home electron.atom.io. Read more Also: C++ Daddy Bjarne Stroustrup outlines directions for v17

A Fedora 22 beta walk-through

The new Fedora, with its GNOME 3.16 interface, is an interesting, powerful Linux desktop. Read more Also: Web software center for Fedora Red Hat's Cross-Selling and Product Development Will Power Long-Term Growth Red Hat Updates Open Source Developer and Admin Tools

Unix and Personal Computers: Reinterpreting the Origins of Linux

So, to sum up: What Linus Torvalds, along with plenty of other hackers in the 1980s and early 1990s, wanted was a Unix-like operating system that was free to use on the affordable personal computers they owned. Access to source code was not the issue, because that was already available—through platforms such as Minix or, if they really had cash to shell out, by obtaining a source license for AT&T Unix. Therefore, the notion that early Linux programmers were motivated primarily by the ideology that software source code should be open because that is a better way to write it, or because it is simply the right thing to do, is false. Read more Also: Anti-Systemd People