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Raises $150,000 as netizens rush to back encryption and privacy softwareWerner Koch is looking at a big (and well deserved) payday after pulling in over $150,000 to fund the continuing development of his crucial open-source GNU Privacy Guard encryption tools.…
This is a review of Linux Mint 17.1 which is probably as good as it gets for people who like a traditional desktop Linux distribution. It has lots of nice little touches, is clean, polished and stable.
Wireshark is one of the best network protocol analyzer. It is used for analysis, troubleshoot network to find security issues. Wireshark 1.99.2 is an experimental release with new features to test for wireshark 2.0.
Ken Rugg, Founder and CEO of Tesora, discusses what's next for the Trove database project in the OpenStack cloud.
A “Deep-SCINI” submersible with Linux-based Elphel cameras discovered surprisingly diverse life under the Antarctic ice shelf — and rapidly melting ice.
Games giant Valve says it will release details about a promised successor to the OpenGL graphics API at a conference in San Francisco next month.
Join Aaron Newcomb and Randal Schwartz this week to speak with Boudewijn Rempt about Krita. Krita is a FREE digital painting and illustration application. Krita offers CMYK support, HDR painting, perspective grids, dockers, filters, painting assistants, and many other features.
Writing can be hard. Focuswriter is a neat word processor available in Fedora that provides a user experience to minimize all these cat-related distractions, allowing you to focus on what you need to write.
DataStax has acquired Aurelius, maker of the Titan graph database, to add graph database capabilities to its big data platform, which is based on Cassandra, the NoSQL open source distributed database.
Early in 2014, we launched our company Tesora as the OpenStack Trove company focused on the open source database-as-a-service project. This wasn’t, however, a brand new open source company. We began our life as ParElastic, developing a proprietary engine that could transparently scale-out MySQL.
The snow won't stop falling this winter and it's been so bad in New England many folks haven't been able to get to work where the work is piling up like the snow in your driveway. If your company uses cloud services, you could continue to operate even when you can't make it to the building.
Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) is scheduled to launch in April and just a few weeks of development are left, which means that Linux Kernel 3.19 is the most likely candidate for implementation in the distro.
Adafruit creatives Noe and Pedro Ruiz hack video goggles to make a 3D-printed Google Glass-like attachment
The first hurdle to his proposal comes on February 26, the date on which the FCC is expected to vote on the new rules. This is probably already a done deal, as it’s unlikely that Wheeler would’ve penned yesterday’s piece for Wired if he wasn’t confident that he already has the support of his fellow commissioners. So, the question is, what happens next?