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For all the attention Linux.Encoder.1 ransomware has gotten, a lot of people seem to be missing that it's easy to fix. Here's how to do it.
Redmond: We've remembered OS/2 for you, wholesaleAnalysis Microsoft has sidelined its plan to allow Windows 10 devices to run Android apps before it could do any serious damage, according to a report.…
FFmpeg is present in most Linux distributions, so it's not really surprising that Mozilla finally decided to make an important change to Firefox and allow it to use the latest FFmpeg packages that are present in a system.
How many stickers does it take to cover a laptop? Many people try to find that out as they add new stickers after each meetups or conferences, or to show support for favorite open source tools and communities.Maybe you're a purist and leave your laptop looking like the day you pulled it out of the box, or you take a minimalist approach and showcase only one or a few select stickers on your laptop. How did you choose to get creative with the placement? And, do you have favorite sticker shape that fits your style?read more
The CHIP, a ready to go computing board for less than a Raspberry Pi.
Eurecom researchers scan embedded systems, kick an ants' nestThis is really no surprise: embedded system vendors aren't good at carrying out quality assurance on their firmware images, and their embedded Web server software is what you'd expect from something written in the last 20 minutes of Friday afternoon.…
The GNOME Project announced the release of the second and last maintenance version for the current stable GNOME 3.18 desktop environment, bringing updates to numerous GNOME apps and core components.
Ubuntu 15.10 was released without a huge fanfare and for Ubuntu 14.04 users there is no real requirement to upgrade. In this review I have documented the one frustration that has bothered me about Ubuntu for so many years, the Ubuntu Software Centre. Why is nothing being done to fix it?
Canonical's Michael Vogt informs us about the release and immediate availability for download of the tenth image of the stable Snappy Ubuntu Core 15.04 operating system for embedded and IoT (Internet of Things) devices.
What is seen on your display and what the image should look like can be two quite different things.
The Solus developers have announced a few important changes, improvements, and updates that have landed for their distribution. There are quite a lot of items that have landed over the past few days, so users do have a lot to look out for.
Robolinux is very pleased and excited to announce Robolinux "LXDE Raptor" V8.2 LTS 2020". This completely new Robolinux OS with 12 Privacy & Security Apps is based on the rock solid Debian 8 stable source code using the 3.16 Linux kernel. It has better graphics quality, boots up and runs much faster and is also compatible with newer hardware, drivers and most notably the Intel Haswell chipset.
Wine (Wine is not an emulator) 1.7.55 is now out, and it comes with quite a few major fixes that are sure to draw some serious attention.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at 1600 games for Linux on Steam, a Linux-friendly Steam Sale, and an Arduino project for high scores, and more. Open gaming roundup for November 7 — 13, 2015.
KDE announced the monthly release of the KDE Frameworks project, a set of add-on libraries for the Qt5 GUI (Graphical User Interface) toolkit, which is now at version 5.16.0.
GeckoLinux is a Linux spin based on the openSUSE Leap 42.1 distribution, with a focus on polish and out-of-the-box usability on the desktop. Unlike its parent distribution, GeckoLinux is available as a live DVD that can be tested before installing. It has a number of unique features compared to its parent distribution.
CoreOS's new open-source project Clair, monitors containers security. Since it's so easy for security holes to hide in containers this is no small matter.
In this article we will cover the steps needed for installing Plone CMS with Nginx on a Debian 8 VPS. Plone is a free and popular open source content management system based on the Python programming language. It is built on top of the Zope application server and shares many similarities with WordPress.
A "snake oil salesmen" is a phrase that conjures up images of stuffy old men with bowler hats, bushy mustaches, and tailored pinstripe suits peddling bottles filled with "cure-all" liquids. Although prevalent a few centuries ago, the snake oil profession is now lost to the annals of history. These days the snake oil description has expanded beyond human health care. In the tech world, for example, a snake oil solution can be used to describe anti-virus software or a favorite software development process.read more
Discover how Linux containers are revolutionizing software development and powering microservices to shift an entire industry. Know the requirements that are critical to success in microservices adoption and how container-based infrastructures make it easier to meet those requirements.