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The best way to develop software with effective security

49 min 22 sec ago
Regardless of the level at which you're doing your programming, security is going to get in the way. No amount of application abstraction or modern development process seems capable of shielding developers from...

Linux Kernel 4.8 Lands October 2 as Linus Torvalds Outs Last Release Candidate

1 hour 46 min ago
It's still Sunday in U.S. so Linus Torvalds has just published his weekly announcement to inform us all about the availability of the eighth and last RCdevelopment snapshot of the upcoming Linux 4.8 kernel.

How to install WooCommerce plugin on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

2 hours 43 min ago
In this tutorial we are going to provide you with step by step instructions on how to install WooCommerce plugin on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.

Exactly What Is OpenStack? Red Hat's Rich Bowen Explains

3 hours 40 min ago
You've probably heard of OpenStack. It's in the tech news a lot, and it's an important open source project. But what exactly is it, and what is it for? Rich Bowen of Red Hat provided a high-level view of OpenStack as a software project, an open source foundation, and a community of organizations in his talk at LinuxCon North America.

Announcing the KDE Advisory Board

4 hours 38 min ago
KDE e.V. hereby introduces the KDE e.V. Advisory Board as a means to offer a space for communication between organizations which are allied with KDE, from both the corporate and the non-profit worlds.One of the core goals of the Advisory Board is to provide KDE with insights into the needs of the various organizations that surround us.

The Linux Foundation Partners with Girls in Tech to Increase Diversity in Open Source

5 hours 35 min ago
Title: The Linux Foundation Partners with Girls in Tech to Increase Diversity in Open Source26 SepLearn more

SDN and NFV integration, updated API documentation, and more OpenStack news

6 hours 32 min ago
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.OpenStack around the webThere is a lot of interesting stuff being written about OpenStack. Here's a sampling from some of our favorites:read more

Improving Fuzzing Tools for More Efficient Kernel Testing

7 hours 29 min ago
Fuzz testing (or fuzzing) is a software testing technique that involves passing invalid or random data to a program and observing the results, such as crashes or other failures.

How to install OpenSC on IPFire firewall

8 hours 26 min ago
In this tutorial, hardware token (such as a smart card) and their readers (CCID compliance) support are integrated with the IPFire project. This article is the continuation of our previous work on IPFire firewall.

Epiq Solutions' Sidekiq M.2

9 hours 24 min ago
Following on its resounding success with its Sidekiq MiniPCIe card,wireless communications systems specialist Epiq Solutions recently addedthe Sidekiq M.2 state-of-the-art, small form-factor, software-defined radio(SDR) card.

Why Open Beats Closed

10 hours 21 min ago
When the Internet was opened up to allow commercial applications in 1994, some enterprising entrepreneurs set up companies host corporate websites. It was an exciting time, with the power of technology unleashing a torrent of new possibilities.

How to throw a tarball over the wall

11 hours 18 min ago
It costs a lot of money to open source a mature piece of commercial software, even if all you are doing is "throwing a tarball over the wall." That's why companies abandoning software they no longer care about so rarely make it open source, and those abandoning open source projects rarely move them to new homes that benefit others.If all you have thought about is the eventual outcome, you may be surprised how expensive it is to get there.read more

Skylable releases new versions of its Open Source storage and Dropbox alternative

12 hours 15 min ago
Skylable announced availability of SX 2.2, its flagship Open Source solution for building data clouds and a new project - SXScout, which joins the SXDrive family of file sync&share applications.

New Firefox 49 features in Fedora

13 hours 12 min ago
The latest release 49 of Firefox comes with some interesting new features. Here’s what they mean for Fedora users and how to enable them beyond default setup. Make a safe playground When you’re testing Firefox, you should create a new fresh profile. If something goes wrong, you... Continue Reading →

Easiest ways to install LAMP server on Debian/Ubuntu/LinuxMint

14 hours 9 min ago
Whoever new to Linux, who don’t have much experience on Linux, web developers, who’s very lazy to run morethan one command to install LAMP Server, then you are in the right place to achive your target.

IBM, China UnionPay complete block chain pilot project on bank loyalty points

15 hours 33 min ago
..IBM Great China Group said the company also is partnering with the Hyperledger Project to build a block chain platform and help clients develop more uses for industry... Hyperledger is a cross-industry collaboration started in December by the Linux Foundation to support block chain-based applications designed to support global business transactions, including major technological, financial, and supply chain companies.

wattOS 10 Microwatt Edition Comes with Less of Everything, Based on Ubuntu 16.04

17 hours 39 min ago
After releasing the LXDE edition of wattOS 10 at the beginning of the month, developer Ronald Ropp now announced the availability of the Microwatt Edition, which includes less of everything when compared to its bigger brother.

Linux 4.8 gets rc8

Monday 26th of September 2016 05:50:12 AM
Chill, penguin-fanciers: Linux lord Linus Torvalds is sitting on the egg that is Linux 4.8 for another week. As Torvalds indicated last week, this version of the kernel still needs work and therefore earned itself an eighth release candidate.

IBM Preaches Cognitive, Cloud, And IT Consumption

Monday 26th of September 2016 03:44:24 AM
Linux continues to be the star on which the Power Systems hitches its wagon. Power Systems GM Doug Balog says it's the market with the greatest opportunity...

LXQt 0.11.0 Desktop Environment Arrives After Almost One Year of Development

Monday 26th of September 2016 12:52:51 AM
After being in development for the past eleven months, the next major release of the lightweight, Qt-based LXQt desktop environment has been officially released and it's available for download.

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Only three days after announcing the release of IPFire 2.19 Core Update 104, Michael Tremer informs the community about the availability of a new update, Core Update 105, which brings important OpenSSL patches. Read more

Top Web Browsers for Linux

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Linux Kernel 4.4.22 LTS Brings ARM and EXT4 Improvements, Updated Drivers

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Tor Project Releases Tor (The Onion Router) 0.2.8.8 with Important Bug Fixes

The Tor Project announced recently the release of yet another important maintenance update to the stable Tor 0.2.8.x series of the open-source and free software to protect your anonymity while surfing the Internet. Read more