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Fedora 25 Alpha Linux Distro Now Available

Friday 16th of September 2016 05:58:02 PM

How Security Experts Are Protecting Their Own Data

Monday 12th of September 2016 12:58:01 PM

Linus Loves GPL, But Hates GPL Lawsuits

Sunday 11th of September 2016 10:58:01 PM

Ubuntu Linux 16.10 'Yakkety Yak' Beta 1 Now Available For Download

Sunday 11th of September 2016 05:58:01 PM

Linus on Linux's 25th Birthday

Sunday 11th of September 2016 03:58:02 PM

Linux Turns 25, Is Bigger and More Professional Than Ever

Saturday 10th of September 2016 06:58:01 PM

Systemd Rolls Out Its Own Mount Tool

Friday 9th of September 2016 05:58:01 PM

KDE Edition Beta Released For Linux Mint 18 'Sarah'

Thursday 8th of September 2016 03:58:01 PM

Intel Demos A New Robotics Controller Running Ubuntu

Thursday 8th of September 2016 01:58:01 PM

Ask Slashdot: Is KDE Dying?

Monday 5th of September 2016 07:58:02 PM

Fedora 25 To Run Wayland By Default Instead Of X.Org Server

Saturday 3rd of September 2016 03:58:02 PM

Microsoft PowerShell Goes Open Source and Lands On Linux and Mac

Friday 2nd of September 2016 08:58:01 AM

More in Tux Machines

Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.18 Tool for Creating Snaps in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Canonical, through Sergio Schvezov, announced the release of yet another maintenance update to the Snapcraft open-source utility that helps application developers package their apps as Snaps. Read more

The Tiny Internet Project, Part I

As LJ readers well know, Linux drives many of the technologies we use every day, from smart TVs to Web servers. Linux is everywhere—except most homes and classrooms. That's a problem if we want to help breed the next generation of engineers and computer scientists. In fact, if teenagers (or any other group of curious individuals) want to learn about Linux, they often must rely on a geeky friend or parent willing to show them the way. This three-part series seeks to change that by offering a way for anyone to learn about Linux by building what is essentially a tiny, self-contained Internet. Using old equipment and free software, you'll build a private network (with your own domain name), build Web sites, set up an e-mail server, install and use a database, and set up a Linux distro mirror. Read more

Today in Techrights

Don’t be a stranger to GIMP, be GIMP…

I can try and do more coding, more code reviewing, revive designing discussions… that’s cool, yet never enough. GIMP needs more people, developers, designers, community people, writers for the website or the documentation, tutorial makers… everyone is welcome in my grand scheme! Many of my actions lately have been towards gathering more people, so when I heard about the GNOME newcomers initiative during GUADEC, I thought that could be a good fit. Thus a few days ago, I had GIMP added in the list of newcomer-friendly GNOME projects, with me as the newcomers mentor. I’ll catch this occasion to remind you all the ways you can contribute to GIMP, and not necessarily as a developer. Read more