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Microsoft Appeals to Developers, Developers, Developers

Wednesday 12th of November 2014 05:00:00 PM

Linux.com: Developers are the masters of the universe (at least in the world of software), and Microsoft gets it.

Open source accelerating the pace of software

Wednesday 12th of November 2014 04:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: When we talk about the innovation that communities bring to open source software, we often focus on how open source enables contributions and collaboration within communities.

Dev board runs Yocto Linux on Altera ARM+FPGA SoC

Wednesday 12th of November 2014 03:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Newark Element14's "Lark Board" SBC runs Yocto Linux on Altera's ARM/FPGA Cyclone V SX SoC, and offers USB Blaster II, camera, and expansion interfaces.

Groupon backs down from GNOME over trademark, will change product name

Wednesday 12th of November 2014 02:00:00 PM

ars: GNOME won't have to pay for an expensive legal battle after all.

GNU Emacs Finally Switching Over To Git From Bazaar

Wednesday 12th of November 2014 01:00:00 PM

Phoronix: GNU Emacs is finally in the process of transitioning to Git for their revision control system rather than GNU Bazaar.

Red Hat's OpenShift Updates Ease Hybrid Cloud Deployments for Developers

Wednesday 12th of November 2014 12:00:00 PM

Linux.com: Red Hat on Monday made a two-pronged announcement that should make hybrid cloud deployment and management easier for enterprise cloud developers.

Firefox 33.1, More Security, Privacy and a Developer Edition

Wednesday 12th of November 2014 07:00:00 AM

eWEEK: 10 years after the first Firefox 1.0 release, Mozilla emphasizes its core strengths of privacy and developer focus.

OpenStack: Do The Needs of the Many Outweigh the Needs of the Few? [VIDEO]

Wednesday 12th of November 2014 03:00:00 AM

Datamation: OpenStack's executive director and its COO answer the most vulcan of questions.

A Complete Guide to Usage of usermod command :15 Practical Examples with Screenshots

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 11:00:00 PM

 tecmint: In Unix/Linux distributions, the command usermod is used to modify or change any attributes of a already created user account via command line

AMD's Gizmo 2 SBC powers up with G-Series SoC

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 10:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: AMD's GizmoSphere.org unveiled an updated version of its open-spec Gizmo SBC

Enhancing Education With FOSS

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 09:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Our custom distro, based on Linux Mint 17 KDE LTS, is a playground completely filled with learning opportunities.

Systemd again? Debian drops kFreeBSD as official architecture

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 08:00:00 PM

 ITwire: The Debian GNU/Linux project has decided not to support its GNU/kFreeBSD distribution as an official release for the forthcoming version 8.0 which is better known as Jessie.

Catching up with Unix errors

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 07:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Unix errors often seem cryptic and sometimes even obtuse, but they're actually well designed and useful

10 Open Source ERP Options

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 06:00:00 PM

 EnterpriseAppsToday: While the ERP market is dominated by software giants like SAP and Oracle, there are plenty of open source ERP options.

Gluster Lead Speaks on Open Source Scale-Out Storage and OpenStack

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 05:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: GlusterFS, the open source scale-out storage system Red Hat acquired in August 2012, is poised to play a key role in OpenStack and cloud computing, according to Gluster lead Dave Mcallister.

GNOME starts campaign to protect its trademarks

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 04:00:00 PM

GNOME: Recently, Groupon launched Gnome, a tablet-based point of sale (POS) system that Groupon describes as a “platform” and an “operating system”.

Rich Geldreich On The State Of Linux Gaming, And It's Not Good

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 03:00:00 PM

 GamingOnLinux: Former Valve engineer Rich Geldreich has written up a blog post about the state of Linux Gaming.

How to run a command on Remote server without login to server shell prompt?

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 02:00:00 PM

 nextstep4IT: By using SSH command, You can run a command on remote server without login to server shell.

Connect to WiFi network from command line in Linux

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 01:00:00 PM

 blackmoreops: How many of you failed to connect to WiFi network in Linux?

Linux Top 3: Raspberry Pi A+, Debian Freezes Jessie and ReactOS Polishes

Tuesday 11th of November 2014 12:00:00 PM

LinuxPlanet: While Linux runs on a myriad of different hardware platforms, one of the most exciting for hobbyists and makers alike in recent years has been the Raspberry Pi.

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With Assembly, anyone can contribute to open-source software and actually get paid

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