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The KDE community has spent the day in western Spain giving and watching talks showing new developments in the community and where we are likely to be going in the next year. The city of A Coruña is warm and welcoming, and almost reminiscent of Akademy 2013 in Bilbao, with the hilly backdrops and the oceanic linings as you see dark blue and black coloured t-shirted KDE community people trampling their way and wheezing throughout the trek up and downhill the steep tracks from the residences to the University Area where the Akademy Attendees have found their cosy haven. The day opened with...
Atari offshoot tried to take down Nintendo cartridge racketIn 1985, Atari offloaded its ailing console games business to Japanese games giant Namco. The deal was the first step toward a massive legal battle that changed the way console manufacturers produced, licensed, and distributed their games.…
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On July 23, Clement Lefebvre, leader of the popular Linux Mint computer operating system, sent in his monthly report on the work done by the Linux Mint developers in the month of July 2015.
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Prenda Law is gone, and today it's a legit porno company, Malibu Media, that files more copyright lawsuits than anyone else. Malibu sues thousands of people for downloading the company's content via BitTorrent, then asks for settlements reportedly in the several-thousand-dollar range. The antics of Malibu and other "copyright trolls" are often documented on two pseudonymous troll-fighting blogs, FightCopyrightTrolls and DieTrollDie.
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Plasma Mobile offers a Free (as in freedom and beer), user-friendly, privacy-enabling, customizable platform for mobile devices. Plasma Mobile is Free software, and is now developed via an open process. Plasma Mobile is currently under development with a prototype available providing basic functions to run on a smartphone.
The developers behind the modern and beautiful Enlightenment desktop environment have announced recently the immediate availability of the sixth maintenance release of Enlightenment 0.19.
OSCON wraps up, as it always does, with its closing remarks, a short talk — this year by Simon Wardley on “Situation normal, everything must change” — and the annually awaited O’Reilly Open Source Awards, which had five winners this year. The five are…and because no one else will say it, I will: The OSCON goes to…
Sundance’s sandwich-style SBC runs Linux on an ARM/FPGA Xilinx Zynq SoC, offers VITA57.1 FMC-LPC I/O, and stacks via a PCIe/104 OneBank expansion bus. With its announcement of the EMC2-Z7015 SBC, PC/104 module maker Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd. has become the third vendor we’ve come across to support the PC/104 Consortium’s new OneBank bus option for […]
Today, July 24, Douglas DeMaio posted news on the openSUSE Project's homepage that the openSUSE Leap 42.1 Milestone 1 is now available for download and testing, based on the source code of the acclaimed SUSE Linux Enterprise operating system. Probably the most exciting things about openSUSE Leap 42.1 Milestone 1 is the fact that it's powered by a highly optimized kernel from the Linux 4.1 LTS series, bringing power enhancements to x86 and ARM hardware, as well as encryption support to the EXT4 file system.
This makes India the first region in which the Linux Foundation will offer country-specific pricing on select training and certification products. The foundation has announced the availability of country-specific pricing for its Essentials of System Administration course and Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator exam for individuals in India. This makes India the first region in which the Linux Foundation will offer country-specific pricing on select training and certification products.
In this week's Top 5, we look at how to run Ceph with Docker, Linux game review of OpenTTD, open hardware is winning, the real reason Facebook does open source, and a new My Linux Story.
Canonical's Lukasz Zemczak informed us all that the full-featured Mir 0.14 display server update landed in the devel branch of Ubuntu Touch. While the Mir 0.14 update is currently available in the Wily Werewolf devel branch of Ubuntu Touch, the devs are working hard these days to push the update to the stable, Vivid Vervet based branch as well.
Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the... Continue Reading [he]#8594[/he]
The final day started with many an attendee with coffee in hand, filing into the Portland Ballroom for the morning welcome and keynotes. Matthew McCollough of GitHub, Sarah Novotny of NGNIX, and Rachel Roumeliotis of O’Reilly kicked off the opening welcome to a standing room only crowd — problematic since the ushers wouldn’t let anyone stand, so I ended up sitting in someone’s lap (just kidding).
Patent trolls are so prolific these days that you don't really need to be successful to draw lawsuits. Case in point, a recently formed California company called TZU Technologies is demanding cash from six different players in the "virtual sex" industry—which barely even exists.
At OSCon, it may look like the container powers are all getting along, but under the surface disagreements simmer.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the new Cloud Native Computing Foundation from the Linux Foundation, space listening, the new generation of robotics, and more.Open source news roundup for July 18 - 24, 2015read more