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HackerOne offers bug bounty service for free to open-source projects

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:35:25 AM
HackerOne, the company behind one of the most popular vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platforms, has decided to make its professional service available to open-source projects for free.

Linux Mint Debian Edition A Spinoff To The Main Edition

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 11:26:48 PM
Linux Mint Debian Edition(or LMDE) is a Linux distro which is based on Debian. The main edition of Linux mint is based on Ubuntu which itself is based on Debian. Debian is one of the oldest and most stable Linux distros out there but it’s made for general use and is not recommended for complete newbies to Linux. So Ubuntu takes the Debian code and forks it for ease of access and the main Linux Mint distro takes the Ubuntu code and tries to make it more polished and very beginner friendly. The LMDE skips the Ubuntu part and directly uses Debian code.

Lots new in Firefox, including support for WebAssembly

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 10:18:11 PM
Today’s release of Firefox introduces great new features, making the browser more powerful, convenient, and secure across all your devices. WebAssembly enables near-native performance for games and apps Firefox has a rich history of giving the web new and amazing...

How to Install Manjaro 17.0

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 09:09:34 PM
Manjaro 17.0 is released few hours ago. This release brought lot of changes and improvements to Manjaro. So without wasting much time let's get to know how to install Manjaro 17.0. We have used Manjaro 17.0 KDE edition for this process.

How to make release notes count

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 08:00:57 PM
Congratulations! You're ready to ship the latest release of your software package. Now you need to make sure your release notes are in order. Sure, you could just slap "bug fixes and performance improvements" on the box and call it a day, but that doesn't really tell your users anything.read more

6 Basic Network Commands in Linux

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 06:52:20 PM
This Linux tutorial covers some basic network commands which can be useful when troubleshooting networking problems with other servers both within the network and across the Internet, obtaining more information about other servers.

The emerging Linux distribution, Manjaro 17.0 is released

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 05:43:43 PM
Not long ago Manjaro released the previous version named 'Fringilla' which was a great success. With growing number of users day by day, developer team released latest version named Manjaro 17.0 'Gellivara' few hours ago. Manjaro 17.0 is released in both official flavors i.e. KDE and Xfce.We are excited to check it out and all features,Check our coverage and more[.......]

How to set up a personal web server with a Raspberry Pi

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 04:35:06 PM
A personal web server is "the cloud," except you own and control it as opposed to a large corporation.Owning a little cloud has a lot of benefits, including customization, free storage, free Internet services, a path into open source software, high-quality security, full control over your content, the ability to make quick changes, a place to experiment with code, and much more. Most of these benefits are immeasurable, but financially these benefits can save you over $100 per month.read more

How to Install Go (Go Programming Language) in Linux

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 03:26:29 PM
Go is expressive, simple, reliable, concise, clean, and efficient programming language which make programmers to write/develop application easily.

A warning (?) about the Litebook?

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 02:17:52 PM
...there are way too many red flags with Litebook here that I just cannot ignore it and encourage you to buy it....

Build a smart garden with these 3 DIY Arduino projects

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 01:09:15 PM
With warmer weather around the corner here in the US, it's time for gardeners to start making plans for spring and summer. For the more technically minded among us, it's also a good time to start working on DIY projects that can keep things running smoothly. As it turns out, projects based around the Arduino open hardware development board are an excellent place to start. In this article, I've rounded up three cool Arduino-based projects that take your garden to the next level.read more

Munich might still stick to Linux agreement

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 11:55:30 AM
The poster child for the use of Linux by government authorities, the City of Munich, might stick to its commitment to the operating system after all...

Firefox 52.0 Released as ESR Branch, Will Receive Security Updates Until 2018

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 10:35:27 AM
Back in January, we told you that the development of the Firefox 52.0 kicked off with the first Beta release and promised to let users send and open tabs from one device to another, among numerous other improvements.

Dell doubles down on high-end Ubuntu Linux laptops

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 09:15:24 AM
Developers know Dell has a great Ubuntu Linux powered programmer[he]#039[/he]s laptop, the XPS 13. Few people know that Dell also offers Ubuntu on its high-end Precision mobile workstation line.

What If Mesos Metrics Collection Was a Snap?

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 07:55:20 AM
Roger Ignazio, tech lead at Mesosphere, introduces the Snap plugin for Apache Mesos at MesosCon Asia 2016. Snap is an open telemetry framework that simplifies the collection, processing, and publishing of system data through a single API. It collects hundreds of metrics from Mesos masters and agents and helps you can make sense of this mass of data so that you can monitor your cluster operations.

3.5-inch Skylake SBC offers 4x SATA, 4x PCIe, and 5x USB 3.0

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 06:35:17 AM
ADL’s Linux-friendly, 3.5-inch “ADLQ170HDS” SBC offers Intel’s 6th Gen Core CPUs with extended temp support and plenty of of SATA 3, PCIe, and USB 3.0. ADL Embedded Solutions announced a 3.5-inch “ADLQ170HDS” SBC, joining other ADL 3.5-inch entries such as the Intel Atom E3800-based ADLE3800HD. This time Intel’s 6th Gen “Skylake-U” Core CPUs are on […]

Litebook Launches Cheap, Chromebook-Like Linux Laptop Powered by elementary OS

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 05:15:13 AM
Litebook, a small hardware manufacturer that we never heard of, has recently released a new Linux-powered laptop that's cheap, slim, fast, elegant, light, and designed to rival Chromebooks.

Improved container support, PTG recap, and more OpenStack news

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 03:55:10 AM
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. From news sites to developer blogs, there's a lot being written about OpenStack every week. Here are a few highlights.

Low-cost COM/baseboard combo taps power-sipping -A5 SoC

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 02:35:07 AM
MYIR’s SODIMM-style, 200-pin MYC-JA5D2X module has the same 67.6 x 45mm dimensions as its MYC-JA5D4X computer-on-module, and similarly runs Linux on an Cortex-A5 based Atmel SAMA5 SoC. Instead of tapping the SAMA5D42 or SAMA5D44, however, the MYC-JA5D2X moves to the newer, more power efficient SAMA5D2.

Get the most out of GNOME notifications

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 01:26:29 AM
For many users, GNOME 3, also known as Gnome Shell, is the definitive desktop interface. It[he]#8217[/he]s clean and simple, without too many twinkles or distractions. That said, this article describes some tricks to change the GNOME notifications experience.

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Leftovers: Software

  • Flowblade Video Editor 1.12 Released, Adds 2 New Tools
    A shiny new version of open-source video editor Flowblade is available for download. Flowblade 1.12 introduces a pair of new tools. Progress has also been made towards creating a distribution agnostic .AppImage, though, alas, there are still kinks to be ironed out so you won’t find an app image of the current release.
  • Vivaldi 1.8 Web Browser Launch Imminent As First Release Candidate Is Out
    Vivaldi's Ruarí Ødegaard announced today, March 24, 2017, the release and immediate availability of the first Release Candidate of the forthcoming Vivaldi 1.8 web browser for all supported platforms. Dubbed as Vivaldi Snapshot 1.8.770.44, the Release Candidate of Vivaldi 1.8 is here to fix some last-minute bugs for the new History feature, which is the star of the new upcoming web browser release based on the latest Chromium 57 open-source project, as well as to improve the user interface zoom functionality.
  • Epiphany 3.24 Web Browser Has New Bookmarks UI, Improves Tracking Protection
    GNOME 3.24 arrived a couple of days ago, and it's the biggest release of the popular desktop environment so far, shipping with lots of new features and improvements across all of its applications and components. During its 6-month development cycle, we managed to cover all the major features implemented in the GNOME 3.24 desktop environment, but also the various improvements included in many of the apps that are usually distributed under the GNOME Stack umbrella.
  • Firefox Sync Support Is Coming to GNOME Web
    GNOME Web (aka the browser formerly known as Epiphany) is working to add Firefox Sync support, letting users keep bookmarks, history and open-tabs in sync across devices.

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