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In today's open source roundup: Should you use Unity or GNOME in Ubuntu? Plus: Linux blogs that are worth reading? And Linux Mint will offer systemd and upstart for now.
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Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 is an official ubuntu flavors based on ubuntu 15.04, released and announced by Ubuntu Gnome Team with the latest version of GNOME 3.14. This release is supported with security patches and software updates for only 9 months, until February 2016.
Koha is a concept from Maori culture that can be translated as gift, present, offering, donation, or contribution. And, isn't that concept the ethos of open source culture?Koha is also the name of an open source integrated library system (ILS). There are at least 40 vendors worldwide that provide support for Koha, and one of them is ByWater Solutions. After talking with CEO Nathan Currulla, I found out what sets them apart, and more about their partnership with Ebsco that made recent headlines.read more
Project Ascension is the name of a new launcher that aims to provide a unified experience for gamers who have titles on multiple gaming clients, and to encourage said platforms to compete. Confused? We were too.
Here at Opensource.com, the staff, community moderators, and contributors strive to show how the ideas underpinning open source go beyond technology and apply to all aspects of life and society. Imagine organizing a conference around that idea.That happened on April 16 and 17, 2015 at the Open Source Open Society event. The event brought almost 400 people together for two days in Wellington, New Zealand. I flew down for it and was treated to one of the most unique open source events I’ve attended.read more
Data science absolutely is an art. You don't make a data scientist just by taking an engineer and saying, "Hey, go write some queries."
During the Ubuntu Online Summit (UOS) event for Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) that took place early this week, between May 5-7 on the UbuntuOnAir channel, the Ubuntu developers discussed the possibility of switching to the GCC 5 compiler by default.
it is the first ever 3D-printed humanoid in the country and the robot was unveiled during the IIT-Bombay tech fest earlier this year... The humanoid uses an Open Source code, that can be compared to Linux when it comes to an operating system ,and enables it to learn anything and respond accordingly like a human. It also has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and has a rechargeable lithium polymer battery that dole out an hour of performance after on a single dose of charge .
Long ago, you could setup a Linux box and edit the /etc/resolv.conf file knowing the changes would stick. That made it incredibly simple to manage what DNS servers would be used by the machine. Fast-forward to now, and a manual edit of that same file will only be overwritten anytime you restart networking or reboot the machine.
It's Sunday, so Linus Torvalds had just announced the third Release Candidate (RC) version of the upcoming Linux 4.1 kernel, which should be released sometime in Summer.
The CHIP is in the vein of small, Linux-based, inexpensive computers, like the Raspberry Pi and the Beagle Board. Crucially, though, it has built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, so you won’t have to sacrifice a USB port. The computer runs a 1Ghz R8 ARM processor and hums along with 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of flash storage. It also has a full-sized USB port, and a composite video out, so it can work with older televisions.
Crytek known from its very popular first-person shooter Far Cry promised better Linux support in the very near future, with its CRYENGINE game engine.
The status of the 4MLinux 12.0 series has been changed to STABLE. Major modifications in the core of the system, which now includes the GNU C Library 2.21. Additionally, PAE support has been enabled in the Linux kernel. The most important new applications are: Asunder (CD-ripping program), aTunes (audio player), and Chrome (web browser). The net browsing software available in 4MLinux has been significantly improved.
Just a month after Beta 2 of VirtualBox 5.0 was released, Beta version 3 is available.
Held in Tirana and with attention on gathering free libre open source technology users, developers, academics, governmental agencies and people who share the same idea. Oscal aimed to inform and promote that software should be free and open for the local community and governments to develop and customize to its needs; that knowledge is a communal property and free and open to everyone.
The automated build docker LEMP image “linuxconfig/lemp” can be used as a testing and also as a production environment for a dynamic PHP applications. It comprises of Debian GNU/Linux, lightweight and yet powerful Nginx webserver, MariaDB a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system and PHP scripting language.
Poettering took the podium at CoreOS Fest in San Francisco this week to talk about one of his favorite subjects, systemd, which he co-authored, and how it will help run Linux containers.
EMC held its annual user conference in Las Vegas this week. Amid a snowstorm of press releases, slick video clips and Lotus racing cars, here are some of the main takeaways.