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Love your Chromebook, but want to run Linux programs simultaneously too? Now you can.
Need your fix of Worms? Worms Clan Wars is now available natively on Linux, and a massive sale too! Time to send in the exploding sheep!
Fedora has always been a popular desktop Linux distribution, but it has not always had the reputation of being welcoming to new Linux users or to those who just want it to work right “out of the box” with multimedia codecs or proprietary software. Korora is a Fedora spin that tries to provide a user-friendly desktop experience with little or no additional work needed by the user. Korora 21 is the latest release and it offers a number of improvements for users.
Progress Software's Rollbase platform for cloud-based app development has been certified for Helion, HP's OpenStack distribution.
ezgo 12 RC is available. ezgo is a Linux distribution containing a wealth of interactive educational software and teaching materials.
In today's open source roundup: Which distro is best to run on a Macbook Pro? Plus: Open source and the user experience, and five grep tools for Linux.
CSF stands for Configserver security and firewall. CSF is a configuration script built to provide better security to servers , at the same time providing a large number of configuration options and features to configure and secure with extra checks to ensure smooth operation. It helps in locking down public access and to restrict what can be accessed like only e-mails or only websites, etc. To add more power to this, it comes with a Login Failure Daemon (LFD) script that runs all the time to scan for failed attempts to login to the server to detect bruteforce-attacks.
Tomorrow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla will release an open beta of the Webmaker app: a free, independent web publishing tool. This is an important next step in Mozilla’s effort to dramatically increase digital literacy around the world. … Continue reading
Criticisms about online programming contests and algorithm-focused interviews
Tablet coming later this year, but will it be competitive?MWC 2015 Jolla, the smouldering platform which was born out of Nokia’s decision to go Microsoft, has announced its new version of the Sailfish OS.…
Not even nuking it from orbit will do the job, we fearIt's the first Monday of the month, so time for us to have a look at desktop operating system market share again!…
The main reason larger companies use open source Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is because they are cheaper and easier to customize. read more
New range of intuitive and easy-to-use phones to be powered by Firefox OS Barcelona, Spain – Mobile World Congress – March 1, 2015 Mozilla, the mission based organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands, together...
Pardus 3.0 is availalble. Pardus Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution jointly developed by the Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey and National Academic Network and Information Centre. It started its life as a Gentoo-based project before developing its own unique identity. Since late 2012 the distribution is based on Debian GNU/Linux.
Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Barney McGrubuntu, Cuthbert, GNOME and MATEUbuntu 15.04 is here – almost. The first beta of Vivid Vervet has been delivered, and with it have come images of the penguin flock that nestles on this OS.…
Each year, my favorite open source software survey asks "Where is the future of open source taking us?" I like to try to think far into the future. Not next year or the next five, but where can the horizon of open source and its unique mix of collaborative ideals and communal practices take us?read more
There’s a new player in the preinstalled Linux world offering computers with with Ubuntu preinstalled for $89, and although this price might suggest bottom of the line specs, the machines are more than powerful enough for most users. They’re also green — very green. They weigh in at 50% less than the average desktop, meaning they use less fossil fuel to ship, and are built in a case made of 100 percent recycled ABS plastic. They’re also shipped in packages completely made from non-virgin fiber.
The MagPi is now the official Raspberry Pi magazine (and it's still free to download). It offers the latest news, reviews, features and tutorials dedicated to the world’s favourite credit card-sized PC.
Orange to bring Firefox OS to 13 new markets in Africa and Middle East; Mozilla, KDDI, LG U+, Telefónica and Verizon collaborate on new category of phones based on Firefox OS
Almost one month passed since our last preview of our next stable release, Manjaro 0.9.0. This build ships Xfce most closely to the upcoming 4.12 release. Thunar file manager finally supports tabs and other cool features like inverting the selection, it improves on location handling and the shortcuts side pane. On the panel we have now a popup calendar and support for time zones.