Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

OSS

Google Touts Open Source Growth

Filed under
OSS

earthweb.com: Google isn't only crawling your Web site, it's looking at your source code as well. That was the introduction for Chris DiBona, the open source programs manager at Google, one of several keynote speakers here at OSCON 2009 today.

Microsoft responds to GPL violations

Filed under
Microsoft
OSS
  • The Microsoft Linux GPLv2 contribution saga unfolds

  • Falling profits forced Microsoft's open source hand
  • Microsoft and Vyatta rebutt reports of GPL violation
  • Microsoft wants to be part of Unique Identity project: Bill Gates

Of Purists and Pragmatists

Filed under
OSS

computerworlduk.com: I have been writing about free software for 14 years. For most of that time, a recurrent feature of that world has been a battle for its soul, waged by two distinct camps.

The Linux Kernel and Open Source Drivers

Filed under
Linux
OSS

tech-no-media.com: There has been a lot of talk about the Linux kernel and Open Source drivers this week. Most of it was about Microsoft. Much more interesting is the discussion on Phoronix about the case of the new VIA Chrome 9 DRM (Direct Rendering Manager).

Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards announced

Filed under
OSS

h-online.com: At OSCON 2009 in San Jose, California, Google announced the winners of this years Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards. The awards have been presented each year since 2005 to individuals for their "dedication, innovation, leadership and outstanding contribution to open source".

Open source seeks to eat its young (again)

Filed under
OSS
  • Open source seeks to eat its young (again)
  • NASA takes open source into space
  • Charity, open source, and happiness
  • The Real FLOSS Community and the "Faux FLOSS Fundamentalists"

    Filed under
    OSS

    opensourcetogo.blogspot: I've come to realize that our community and the people in it, are under attack. We are being disrupted, we are being defamed, we are being lied to, and, in some instances, we are even having our lives invaded.

    Linux Paves Way for New “Open Source in America” Coalition

    Filed under
    OSS
    • Linux Paves Way for New “Open Source in America” Coalition

    • A New Voice for Open Source in Government
    • Open Source For America coalition formed
    • Red Hat, NCSU join movement to get feds to embrace Open Source
    • Open Source Leaders Team Up to Seek More Clout in Government

    Ross Turk on the SourceForge Community Awards

    Filed under
    Interviews
    OSS

    tuxradar.com: OSCON 2009 is in full swing, which means you can't walk more than 10 feet without tripping over a well-known geek. We’ve just spoken to Ross Turk, Director of Community at SourceForge, ahead of the Community Choice Awards on Thursday night. Here’s what he had to say.

    Apollo 11 command module is released to open source

    Filed under
    OSS

    computerworlduk.com/blogs: The software that helped take humans to the moon has been released to the developer open source community to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

    Syndicate content

    More in Tux Machines

    Quadcopter drone packs first all-Linux APM autopilot

    Erle Robotics launched a ROS-enabled, open source “Erle-brain” autopilot that runs APM directly on Linux. The device also powers an “Erle-copter” drone. Over the last year, Spanish firm Erle Robotics S.L. has been working with 3DRobotics to develop an open source BeaglePilot autopilot for drones that can run Linux on 3DR’s popular, Arduino-based APM (ArduPilot Mega) platform. The APM Linux port was developed by both companies, as well as several academic institutions. The BeagleBone-based “Erle-brain” autopilot is built into the $490-and-up Erle-copter quadcopter. Read more

    Seven Tips To Get The Most From Your New Android Smartphone

    With applications able to run in the background and sync as they see fit, Android can rapidly eat through your cellular data allowance if you are not careful. While it’s fine to let the data run free on wi-fi, you’ll want to restrict your data usage when out and about. Short of switching off mobile data (which defeats the purpose of a smartphone), look under the options in the Data Usage part of the settings. Here you’ll find my wallet’s favourite Android setting of ‘restrict background data’. Now when using cellular data, apps will only pull down data when they are in the foreground and you can see them doing so. If a smartphone is all about being in control, this is the option that gives you confidence. Read more

    today's leftovers

    Hands-on with PCLinuxOS: A terrific release

    I had been thinking that a new PCLinuxOS release was due any time now, based on their quarterly release schedule. Sure enough, it has now arrived, just in time for Christmas - PCLinuxOS 2014.12. Read more Also: Santa Claus has Linux in his sack -- PCLinuxOS 2014.12 is here PCLinuxOS 2014.12 released