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IPv6 Lands on Consumer Edge Routers

Monday 1st of February 2016 09:00:00 PM

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: First round of devices to get the official  IPv6 Ready CE Router Logo debut, as challenges remain for broader IPv6 adoption.

KDevelop 5.0 Beta 2 Ships With A Ton Of Fixes

Monday 1st of February 2016 08:00:00 PM

Phoronix: KDevelop 5.0 Beta 2 isn't only about fixing bugs, but there were some new features added.

Introduction to Microsoft's Growing Role in the R Project Through the Linux Foundation and E.E.E.

Monday 1st of February 2016 07:00:00 PM

 techrights: Concerns about E.E.E. (embrace, extend, extinguish) by Microsoft, which this time targets science and a lot of schools (many young people)

digiKam Explained: Chroma Subsampling

Monday 1st of February 2016 06:00:00 PM

scribblesandsnaps: chroma sampling explained

Here's What's New in Arch Linux's Pacman 5.0 Package Manager

Monday 1st of February 2016 05:00:00 PM

Pacman 5.0 is finally here after many months of development

SourceForge's New Owners, Mint's New Apps & More...

Monday 1st of February 2016 03:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: SourceForge's new owners aren't exactly what you might expect to be purchasing a site that for all intents and purposes revolves around free and open source software.

BeagleBone SBC morphs into robotics and industrial models

Monday 1st of February 2016 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Element14 has spun an industrial version of the BeagleBone Black with -20 to 85 deg. C support, while is prepping a BeagleBone Blue for robots.

Open source plugin aims to defeat link rot

Monday 1st of February 2016 01:00:00 PM

el REg: The death of URLs greatly exaggerated

Walmart Opens OneOps Cloud Management to the Masses

Monday 1st of February 2016 12:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: Walmart on Tuesday announced that it has posted the code for its OneOps cloud application life cycle management platform on GitHub.

Linux 4.5 rc2

Monday 1st of February 2016 06:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: 4.5-rc2 isn't particularly small after all. It pretty much doubled over the weekend.

Meet KDE Neon, Everything You Love About KDE on Top of Ubuntu Linux

Monday 1st of February 2016 02:00:00 AM

In other words, KDE Neon promises to bring Ubuntu or Kubuntu users the latest KDE packages as they are released

Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS Gets Its First Point Release, Adds PPC, x86 and ARM64 Fixes

Sunday 31st of January 2016 10:03:00 PM

 softpedia: Linux kernel 4.4.1 LTS is a fairly normal maintenance build

Top 10 open source Android app development frameworks

Sunday 31st of January 2016 06:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Each of these app development frameworks supports HTML5 or JavaScript as well as CSS, and is open source with at least some version of a free app.

Distro or Desktop? You Say Both

Sunday 31st of January 2016 02:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Inquiring minds wanted to know, so we asked.

Managing Linux Servers with the SaltStack

Sunday 31st of January 2016 02:00:00 AM

 techarena51: I came across Salt while searching for an alternative to Puppet.

$10 Orange Pi One pits quad-core Cortex-A7 against Pi Zero

Saturday 30th of January 2016 10:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Shenzhen Xunlong launched a $10, Linux- and Android-friendly "Orange Pi One" hacker board with a quad-core Cortex-A7 SoC and a Pi-compatible expansion port.

Tor Browser 6.0 Now in Development, Devs Switch the Guest VMs to Debian Wheezy

Saturday 30th of January 2016 06:00:00 PM

Tor Browser 6.0 is now in development

Oracle Cloud Becomes Latest Public Cloud with Certified Ubuntu OS

Saturday 30th of January 2016 02:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Certified images of Ubuntu, Canonical's Linux-based open source OS, are now available on Oracle Cloud.

openSUSE Tumbleweed Users Get the Latest KDE, LibreOffice and Snapper Updates

Saturday 30th of January 2016 07:00:00 AM

openSUSE Tumbleweed is the rolling edition of the openSUSE Linux operating system

More in Tux Machines

Putin's New Internet Czar Wants Apple and Google to Pay More Taxes

Microsoft, Google and other U.S. companies “reached the point of no return” when they complied with sanctions over Putin’s annexation of Crimea by halting all business with the peninsula, according to Klimenko. As a result, it’s “inevitable” Russia will switch state networks from Windows to an open-source system based on Linux, a move 22,000 municipal governments are prepared to make immediately, he said. Read more

FOSS Licensing

  • Confused by license compatibility? A new article by Richard Stallman may help
    Richard Stallman has published a new guide on titled License compatibility and relicensing. is home to a whole host of resources on free software licensing, including frequently asked questions about GNU licenses and our list of free software licenses. Our license list contains information on which licenses are compatible with the GNU General Public License as well as a brief description of what it means to be compatible. This latest article by Stallman provides a more in–depth explanation of what compatibility means and the different ways in which it is achieved.
  • The most important part of your project might not even be a line of code
    What is licensing? Why does it matter? Why should you care? There are many reasons that licensing is an important part of a project you are working on. You are taking the time to write code and share it with the world in an open way, such as publishing it on GitHub, Bitbucket, or any number of other code-hosting services. Anyone might stumble across your code and find it useful. Licensing is the way that you can control exactly how someone who finds your code can use it and in what ways.

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