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5 Highly Promising Music Players

Sunday 15th of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

Linux is blessed with some excellent mature music players.

After Years of Hard Work, ZFS for Linux Finally Lands in Debian GNU/Linux Repos

Sunday 15th of May 2016 01:00:00 PM

It would appear that it took the Debian developers many years to finally be able to ship a working version of the ZFS for Linux software

How to make containers more secure

Sunday 15th of May 2016 01:00:00 AM CoreOS's Matthew Garrett talks about the security risks in containers and how he and others are working to mitigate such risks.

Tiny $1 STEM-oriented open source hacker board hits Indiegogo

Saturday 14th of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

Like the tiny BBC Micro:bit board, the "One Dollar Board" is aimed at introducing kids to computer programming and the Internet of Things at a young age.

How to Install the Beautiful Arc GTK Theme on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Saturday 14th of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

 More GTK themes for Ubuntu

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2 Adds Notifications for Server Events and Sync Issues

Saturday 14th of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2 is modest release that introduces a handful of new features

The Linux command that you should never say out loud

Saturday 14th of May 2016 01:00:00 PM

 ComputerWorld: There's a Linux command that can help repair mistakes in the commands you type.

Growing a contributor base in modern open source

Saturday 14th of May 2016 06:00:00 AM

In the Node.js project, new contributors account for ~50% of all contributors per month.

Mark Shuttleworth Challenges OpenStack to Think about Leadership

Friday 13th of May 2016 10:00:00 PM

Datamation: The founder of Ubuntu Linux, discusses his views on what OpenStack is doing right and what it's doing wrong.

What’s the Difference Between Open-O & OSM?

Friday 13th of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

SDXcentral: It’s ridiculously early in the existences of Open-O and Open Source MANO (OSM), two open source NFV management and network orchestration (MANO) efforts that emerged at almost the same time this year

How to Set Up 2-Factor Authentication for Login and sudo

Friday 13th of May 2016 08:00:00 PM We live in a world where data is an incredibly valuable currency, and you’re always at risk of loss.

OpenMandriva: We Are the Only GNU/Linux Distro to Use Clang as the Main Compiler

Friday 13th of May 2016 07:00:00 PM

 softpedia: GCC isn't the only game in town.

Yun Shield adds OpenWrt and WiFi to Arduinos

Friday 13th of May 2016 06:00:00 PM

 hackerboards: Arduino LLC released a shield version of its Arduino Yun SBC, letting you add a WiFi and Linux to Arduino boards, along with Ethernet and USB ports.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 has landed

Friday 13th of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

ZDnet: What's new in RHEL 6.8?

How Long Will Desktop Linux Last?

Friday 13th of May 2016 04:00:00 PM

Datamation: Ok maybe the year of Desktop Linux isn't coming after all..

How to install ProFTPd with TLS support on Ubuntu 16.04

Friday 13th of May 2016 03:00:00 PM

HowToForge: This tutorial shows how to install and use FTP with ProFTPd securely.

APT 1.3 Now in Development, Promises Support for Multiple Fingerprints, Bugfixes

Friday 13th of May 2016 02:00:00 PM

The development cycle of the next major branch, APT 1.3, is happening on the experimental channel, which in time will be slowly pushed to unstable/testing, and even the stable channel.

Government Analytics Forum: Handling Big Data With Apache Spark

Friday 13th of May 2016 01:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: When you're talking big data analysis, you're almost always talking open source.

Day of reckoning arrives for BitKeeper's Larry McVoy

Friday 13th of May 2016 12:00:00 PM

 ITwire: Too little too late for BitKeeper?

Fully automated dockerized Let's Encrypt reverse proxy

Friday 13th of May 2016 11:00:00 AM

While most people agree that securing web sites with SSL is a good thing, many sites still lack the necessary certificates.

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Distros for Games

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    To re-iterate something I've said every time: SteamOS was never, ever going to be an overnight success. New platforms generally take quite some time to make a difference, but SteamOS has already made a massive difference to Linux gaming.
  • Meet Manjaro Linux Gaming 16.06, an Arch Linux-Based Distro Designed for Gamers
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Upcoming Linux Events

  • Join the Linuxing in London Event to Celebrate Linux, Here Are All the Details
    I recently had a quick chat with Linux evangelist Brian Byrne, known by many as Brian Linuxing, who invited me to an upcoming event that I want to tell you about in this short and painless blog entry. The event is called Linuxing in London, and it is the first of its kind for those who live in London, England, or surrounding areas. It is a Linux event for those who are curious about Linux as an operating system for their personal computers, but also for vendors who want to distribute a free OS with open-source software on their devices.
  • ContainerCon and LinuxCon Japan 2016 Events to Take Place July 13-15 in Tokyo
    The Linux Foundation, a non-profit organization, trying to promote Linux and the open source ecosystem among IT professional, computer manufacturers, and enterprises, announced two important upcoming Linux events. LinuxCon Japan 2016 and ContainerCon Japan 2016 are two of the most anticipated Linux conference events in Asia, promising to bring together top experts from all over the world, including, but not limited to kernel developers, system administrators, IT industry leaders, community managers, and last but not least users.

Parsix GNU/Linux 8.10 and 8.5 Receive the Latest Security Fixes, Update Now

A lot of good things are happening lately for the Debian-based Parsix GNU/Linux operating system, and the distribution's maintainers announced a few hours ago, May 29, 2016, the availability of new security fixes for supported releases. Both the stable Parsix GNU/Linux 8.5 "Atticus" and the upcoming Parsix GNU/Linux 8.10 "Erik" operating system have received important security fixes for various core components, including expat, libgd2, libndp, ImageMagick, libidn, jansson, IceDove, libarchive, QEMU, Wireshark, librsvg, WebSVN, libxstream-java, xerces-c, swift-plugin-s3, and atheme-services. Read more