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Windows 10, From a Linux User's Perspective

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 11:58:03 AM

Largest DebConf Ever Will Hit Heidelberg In Mid-August

Friday 21st of August 2015 06:58:03 PM

Lennart Poettering Announces the First Systemd Conference

Friday 21st of August 2015 04:58:03 PM

Purism Offers Free (as in Freedom) Laptops (Video)

Friday 21st of August 2015 12:58:03 PM

Samsung Finds, Fixes Bug In Linux Trim Code

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 11:58:03 PM

On Linux, $550 Radeon R9 Fury Competes With $200~350 NVIDIA GPUs

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 07:58:03 PM

Debian Drops SPARC Platform Support

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 09:58:03 AM

Gmail Spam Filter Changes Bite Linus Torvalds

Tuesday 18th of August 2015 06:58:03 PM

LibreOffice Ported To Run On Wayland

Tuesday 18th of August 2015 10:58:03 AM

Red Star Linux Adds Secret Watermarks To Files

Monday 17th of August 2015 12:58:03 PM

NSA Releases Open Source Security Tool For Linux

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 10:58:02 PM

ARM Support Comes To SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Monday 10th of August 2015 10:58:02 PM

What the GNOME Desktop Gets Right and KDE Gets Wrong

Sunday 9th of August 2015 06:58:02 PM

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The Leader Of The Ubuntu Phone Project Has Left

Cristian Parrino, the former Vice President of Mobile at Canonical where he was the team leader for the Ubuntu Phone project, has left the company. In a post dated yesterday, Cristian writes that it's "the end of a cycle. The beginning of a new one." Read more

That Awkward Ubuntu Tablet Plans To Go Up For Pre-Order Soon

Since last December we've been receiving emails from a company working on an Ubuntu Tablet inspired by the failed Ubuntu Edge campaign. That company is apparently going to start accepting pre-orders for their device soon with hopes of shipping this unofficial Ubuntu Tablet in January. The last we heard of this Ubuntu tablet was earlier in the year when they shared with us their Intel specifications on this tablet and in March had shared expected pricing on the tablet with hopes of shipping the device later this calendar year. Last week I received an unsolicited email from Mark Jun of MJ Technology. Read more

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Beta Now Available

Today, we are pleased to announce the beta availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2, the latest version of the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 beta includes a number of new features and enhancements – furthering Red Hat’s mission to redefine the enterprise operating system – while continuing to provide the stability, reliability, and security required to meet both the demands of the modern datacenter and next-generation IT requirements. A focus on security, manageability and system administration, as well as a continued emphasis on the functionality to build and deploy Linux containers, helps Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 beta provide enterprises a trusted path towards the future of information technology. Read more

Rackspace developer advocate on getting started with open source

There are several reasons. If you have an idea for a utility or framework or whatever, and you would like the support of an entire community of developers, open source is a great way to go. If you want your code "out there" so it can be reviewed and critiqued (which will improve your skills), open source is a good solution. If you are just out of school and want to establish yourself and show off your coding skills, start an open source project. Finally, if you're altruistic and just want to help the software community at large, yes, please, start an open source project. Read more