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|Story||ut2004 Update Out||srlinuxx||11/04/2005 - 4:00am|
|Story||Coolest Homepage Yet!||srlinuxx||11/04/2005 - 4:00am|
|Story||IBM Sets Its Sights on Linux Software||srlinuxx||11/04/2005 - 3:59am|
|Story||Review of PCLOS||srlinuxx||11/04/2005 - 6:24am|
|Story||The Myth of Linux Security||srlinuxx||11/04/2005 - 3:39am|
|Story||M$ Plans more Secure Browser :roll:||srlinuxx||11/04/2005 - 3:38am|
|Story||Whoops: KDE fliccd Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities||srlinuxx||11/04/2005 - 6:30am|
|Story||Study Find Open Source More Secure||srlinuxx||11/04/2005 - 3:36am|
|Story||Interview with Bill Gates||srlinuxx||11/04/2005 - 3:36am|
|Story||Security Showdown: Back & Forth||srlinuxx||11/04/2005 - 3:35am|
- Hypocrite Forks the Linux Kernel Because of Cultural Characteristics That He Himself is Guilty of
- OIN Turns 10, IDG Floods the Web With Puff Pieces That 'Normalise' Software Patents
- EPO Staff to Disrupt Administrative Council Meeting With Public Demonstration That Raises Awareness of Abuses
- Željko Topić Attacks EPO Staff for 'Daring' to Legally Challenge the EPO's Management Over Its Gross Abuses in Europe
The Manjaro community is proud to present a new Manjaro Cinnamon Edition installation media.
With the release 15.09-1 we changed our visual approach on things within Cinnamon. For instance we now use standard Plymouth, the background got changed in LightDM. We took also a spin on our wallpapers and icon-themes. Cinnamon got updated to the latest 2.6 series with all its enhancements.
Earlier this week I posted a number of openSUSE Leap benchmarks of their different kernels: debug, default, desktop, and vanilla. Here's some follow-up tests with more results from comparing the openSUSE 42.1 Leap Beta kernel builds.
The tests are very similar to the article earlier this week, just with many more data-points now after seeing the performance differences from the initial test suite.
Big Switch Networks, Facebook and NTT, announced today that they have come together to create a unified operating system for the Open Compute Project‘s (OCP) open source networking switch called Open Network Linux.
The project is designed to help companies, whether web scale-type companies like Facebook or others looking to take advantage of the Open Compute Project’s open source switches, to use the platform as a base to configure the switches in a way that makes sense to them.
Would the Internet exist if Linux did not? A video out this week from the Linux Foundation, which has launched a new campaign to promote open source, says no. History says yes.
The minute-long video is the first in a new series the Linux Foundation has created called "A World Without Linux." The series "flips reality on its head to illustrate in an entertaining fashion just how pervasive Linux is today," according to a Linux Foundation representative.
KDE, through its legal body KDE e.V., is one of the launch partners and initial signatories of the User Data Manifesto 2.0. The User Data Manifesto defines basic rights for people to control their own data in the internet age:
Control over user data access
Knowledge of how the data is stored
Freedom to choose a platform
Snow Software announces collaboration with Red Hat to help open source users optimise their software investments
Snow Software, the market-leading developer of hosted and on-premised Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions, today announced a collaboration with Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, to bring Snow's SAM capabilities to organisations that use open source software.
SoftNAS®, the #1 best-selling software-based NAS in the cloud, today announced SoftNAS has completed certification on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, to offer global enterprises access to SoftNAS Cloud for Red Hat Enterprise Linux on the AWS Marketplace. SoftNAS Cloud, which continues to gain popularity on AWS Marketplace, now offers customers reliability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform, and the cost-effectiveness scalability and flexibility of Amazon EC2.
A ‘meta-package’ is a convenient way to bulk-install groups of applications, their libraries and documentation. Many Linux distributions use them for a variety of purposes, from seeding disk images that will go on to become new releases, to creating software “bundles” that are easy for a user to install. A meta-package rarely contains anything other than a changelog and perhaps copyright information, it contains no applications or libraries within itself. The way they work is by having a list of “dependencies” that the package manager reads. The package manager then goes to the repositories to find the dependencies and installs them.
The intersection of those two concepts is the sweet spot to success (in my mind) in open source. Everyone wants to be a +1 in their interactions in open source, but sometimes you have to settle for being a 0 for a while until you build up enough expertise in a project. You don't want to be a -1, where you are actively hampering work from being done.
However, you should be bold and inquisitive when figuring out what you want to work on in open source. People will generally help you in open source communities if they see you're passionate and willing to learn.
The first thing he did was thank Craigslist "for sponsoring me these last few years". On October 5th, 2015 Larry Wall addressed a crowd of geeks at San Francisco's Exploratorium, saying he couldn't properly express his gratitude to Craigslist. Then he acknowledged how long the development arc had been for Perl 6. "As the old joke goes, Perl 6 is coming out this Christmas." Only this time, he meant it.
This year, in March 2015, we started the port of Calligra from Qt4/kdelibs4 to Qt5/KF5. Both, because Qt4/kdelibs4 is running out of support and because of the promised lands of better portability and more granular dependencies with Qt5/KF5.
I haven't been to any KDE events and I can assure that the first experience of the KDE event is mind blowing.
The latest monthly point release to Plasma 5.4 is now available.
Plasma 5.4.2 finishes up the Breeze icons and has many fixes throughout the Plasma desktop stack.