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How to run DOS applications in Linux

Friday 24th of July 2015 11:00:00 AM

 HowToForge: Chances are that most of you reading along those lines have started your adventure in computers through DOS.

The only remaining barrier to entry for Linux

Friday 24th of July 2015 06:00:00 AM

Tech Republic: If asked, what would you think is the biggest challenge facing Linux mass adoption?

Founder of GNU bestows blessing upon open source crowdfunding site

Friday 24th of July 2015 02:00:00 AM

Ars: Richard Stallman calls Crowd Supply "preferred platform" for Free/Libre software, hardware.

Docker VP Marianna Tessel: What’s Next For Containers

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 10:00:00 PM “Docker containers initially started out as a developer tool and have evolved to incorporate the features and capabilities users need to deploy container technology in production,” Tessel said.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 rolls out

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 09:00:00 PM

The real reason Facebook does open source

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 08:00:00 PM Reporting from OSCON 2015, Nicole Engard gives an overview of James Pearce's keynote on how Facebook works the open source way.

Steam for Linux Now Has More than 1,300 Games

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 07:00:00 PM

 softpedia: It is clear that Steam for Linux is here to stay

Chinese firm introduces its X1 stick PC

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 06:00:00 PM

 ItRunsOnLinux: The PC stick looks broadly similar to the ECS PCoS  Intel Compute Stick, which was introduced nearly 2 months ago

Capital One Unveils Open Source Dev Tool at OSCON

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 05:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: What's important is that a big bank has taken steps to release software developed in house to meet its own needs to developers outside its organization.

7 Current Trends on the Linux Desktop

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 04:00:00 PM

 Datamation: More conservative, less innovative attitudes are dominating the Linux desktop today.

Open source and open data's role in modern meteorology

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 03:00:00 PM Just as chemistry students learn not only chemistry but lab procedures and equipment, so too must meteorology students learn about the tools of their trade.

New GNOME Control Center Update Fixes Enterprise User Logins, Supports 4K Monitors

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 02:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Network section received several improvements in GNOME Control Center 3.17.3

How to enable logging in Open vSwitch for debugging and troubleshooting

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 01:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: Open vSwitch (OVS) is the most popular open-source implementation of virtual switch on the Linux platform.

Feel Scammed By Microsoft, Switch To Linux

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 12:00:00 PM

 EverydayLinuxUser: Microsoft dangled a big juicy orange carrot in front of the noses of Windows XP users.

MontaVista spins IoT version of its Carrier Grade Linux

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 11:00:00 AM

 LinuxGizmos: MontaVista debuted an IoT version of its Yocto-based Carrier Grade Linux OS, featuring annual major updates, modular structure, and QEMU and Docker support.

Empower consumers to control their privacy in the Internet of Everything

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 06:00:00 AM

Enterprisers Project: Dr. David A Bray, Eisenhower Fellow, discusses the role of the consumer in the Internet of Everything era.

Open Container Project Gets New Name, Sees Member Growth

Thursday 23rd of July 2015 02:00:00 AM

eWEEK: The Linux Foundation's Open Container Project is getting a new name and is moving forward on developing the runc baseline component for containers.

Install and Run Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu Linux 15.04

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 10:00:00 PM

 LinuxPitStop: Visual Studio Code is a Microsoft product, available free for Windows, Linux and Mac OS.

Google Releases Chrome 44 Stable for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Chrome OS

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 09:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Google Chrome 44, which has the same build number as the last Beta build, version 44.0.2403.89, is here to introduce a number of under-the-hood improvements and bugfixes.

Installing command line Archive Manager RAR 5.30 beta on Linux

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 08:00:00 PM

 LinuxPitStop: RAR (Roshal ARchive) is a well known file archive format, widely used on almost all popular operating systems

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Ubuntu MATE Projects Donates Money to Debian, MATE, and Syncthing Developers

The Ubuntu MATE project does something very admirable each month. Its makers contribute financially to other open source projects that are being used in the operating system, and that is something that doesn't happen all the often in the FOSS universe. Read more

Wine 1.7 Series Turn Two Years Old, No Sign Of Wine 1.8

Today marks two years since the start of the Wine 1.7 development series. While it's been two years of doing bi-weekly development releases, there's no sign of Wine 1.8.0 being ready for release in the near future. Read more

Today in Techrights

Leftovers: Software

  • gtkmm now uses C++11
    All the *mm projects now require C++11. Current versions of g++ require you to use the –std=c++11 option for this, but the next version will probably use C++11 by default. We might have done this sooner if it had been clearer that g++ (and libstdc++) really really supported C++11 fully.
  • Pixman Baking ARMv6, PowerPC 64 Improvements
    Pixman 0.33.2 RC has many new ARMv6 optimizations, bug fixes for PowerPC 64-bit, and various other fixes and enhancements to the MMX code.
  • Obnam 1.13 released (backup software)
    I have just released version 1.13 of Obnam, my backup program. See the website at for details on what it does. The new version is available from git (see and as Debian packages from, and uploaded to Debian, and soon in unstable.
  • MusicTube Review - Use YouTube as Your Source of Music
    MusicTube is a very interesting music player designed for multiple platforms using YouTube as the music source. It's not made for locally hosted music, and you can't add other online sources, but YouTube is a huge resource.