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A few months after Valve officially launched Steam for Linux in 2013, Gabe Newell gave his LinuxCon keynote crowd a bit of music for their ears. "It feels a little bit funny coming here and telling you guys that Linux and open source are the future of gaming," the Valve head-man said. "It's sort of like going to Rome and teaching Catholicism to the pope."
Valve has a large catalog of games and many of them have been released more than a decade ago, but the studio continues to update them, even if they are very old.
The first time I heard Harper Reed talk, I knew that I wanted to get to know him better. His TEDx talk "When work becomes fun" is entertaining and got me excited and interested to meet him in person at All Things Open in Raleigh, North Carolina next month. Then, recently I got the chance to interview him for our All Things Open speaker interview series.
Zymbit’s IoT-focused, $15 “ZymKey” encryption and authentication device offers 256-bit SHA security for the Raspberry Pi and other Linux devices.
Zend framework is one of the most popular frameworks for developing modern PHP applications. The framework is modular, extensible and highly secure and that is why it is used by many developers.
In case you needed more proof that Linux is becoming an important player in the gaming market, we here at Softpedia are happy to announce today, September 19, 2015, that Valve's Steam library now features 1,500 titles.
Microsoft has built a Linux-based operating system for datacenter switches. Does this mean a Microsoft Linux distribution is just around the corner? Um... no.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at ScummVM for Sherlock Holmes games, a demo of the Steam controller at Pax Prime, info on the Soomla startup for mobile game developers, and more.Open gaming roundup for September 12 - 18, 2015read more
WordPress is by far the most popular tool for creating original websites and blogs.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we look at Apple joining the party to use open source infrastructure technology, 3D printing and open design to improve healthcare, and more open source news.Open source news for September 12 - 18, 2015read more
JBoss/Wildfly Java application servers are the go-to solution for many enterprises. This how covers the steps needed to configure JBoss or Wildfly in domain mode.
Intel Graphics Installer is a small and undoubtedly useful tool for installing or updating Intel graphics to get the best user experience with the Intel hardware. Intel has just released Graphics installer for Ubuntu 15.04, so now you can easily install/update Intel graphics in Intel hardware. Let's see how we can do that.
Linux: For most people it’s just a pretty word to say. But for programmers its still a remarkably relevant operating system given that the Linux kernel, the part of the OS managing input/output requests, arrived on September 17, 1991. It was a big deal, the dawn of the open source age for the OS world.
The online development project repository for Docker containers apps grows dramatically in the 15 months since Docker Inc. introduced the technology.
Online privacy projects come and go. But as the anonymity software Tor approaches its tenth year online, it's grown into a powerful, deeply-rooted privacy network overlaid across the internet. And a new real-time map of that network illustrates just how widespread and global that network has become.
You know that a new Ubuntu release is just around the corner when the official wallpaper is made available in Launchpad. Guess what? Now we know what the new wallpaper for Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) is.
Cuban open source programmers will soon release a new Linux distribution called Nova Lightweight 2015, which is derived from Ubuntu and features a special interface based on LXDE.
Pigs haven't taken flight; aliens haven’t invaded; hell hasn’t frozen over. But... Microsoft has created an OS powered by Linux. Azure Cloud Switch (ACS) "is a cross-platform modular operating system for data center networking built on Linux," explains Kamala Subramaniam, Principal Architect, Azure Networking.
In our Top 5 articles this week: We interview ownCloud founder and CTO Frank Karlitschek, Jim Salter shares his Linux story, Grant Ingersoll gets us started on open source machine learning, we experiment with Docker on Raspberry Pi, and we imagine a future in which everyone can code.
Annual dev tools subscribers get a perpetual license, will have to roll back to use it. Developer tools company JetBrains displeased many of its customers when it announced a move to subscription-only licensing from later this year.