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Captain Holetooth – Explorative 2D Platform Game for Kids

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 05:54:21 PM
Captain Holetooth is a small, action / adventure, platform game targeted at young children, primarily 4-8 year olds. The main goal of the game is to have fun.

Arch Linux Officially Kills 32-Bit Support, Migrate to Arch Linux 32 Fork Now

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 04:45:44 PM
The Arch Linux devs announced today that they are officially terminating support for 32-bit architectures, removing all i686 packages from the repositories by the end of the month.

Getting started with .NET for Linux

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 03:37:07 PM
When you know a software developer's preferred operating system, you can often guess what programming language(s) they use. If they use Windows, the language list includes C#, JavaScript, and TypeScript. A few legacy devs may be using Visual Basic, and the bleeding-edge coders are dabbling in F#. Even though you can use Windows to develop in just about any language, most stick with the usuals.read more

The Best Free Android Racing Games of 2017

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 02:28:30 PM
My love for Android Games has always been infinite. Whenever I am free, you can be very sure I am playing Games on my Android Smartphone. And even among those, the ones that always keep you on your toes and provide you with some high energy fun are the Android Racing Games. So here in this article let’s see the Top Free Android Racing games of 2017.

Google Patches KRACK WiFi Flaw in Android November Security Update

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 01:19:53 PM
Three weeks after critical WiFi vulnerability was first publicly disclosed, Android at long last, gets a patch.

Continuous infrastructure: The other CI

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 12:11:16 PM
Continuous delivery (CD) and continuous integration (CI) are two well-known aspects of DevOps. But the CI in vogue today is missing a critical “I:” infrastructure.read more

You Can Now Run Windows Apps on Chromebooks with ChromeOS, Thanks to CrossOver

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 11:02:39 AM
After more than a year in testing, CrossOver's ChromeOS support is now finally open to everyone, allowing Chromebook owners to run Windows apps on their computers running Google's ChromeOS.

How to Install PrestaShop on Debian 9

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 09:54:02 AM
In this guide, we’ll show you how to install and configure the latest version of Prestashop on Debian 9.1. Prestashop is a free Open Source e-commerce content management platform written in PHP programming language which is often deployed on Linux under Apache/Nginx web servers, PHP and MySQL/MariaDB database management system.

Juniper Integrates AppFormix into Contrail Cloud for OpenStack

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 08:45:25 AM
Juniper also announced an expanded relationship with Red Hat, displacing Ubuntu as the Linux vendor of choice for the Contrail Cloud.

Don’t Buy Gifts That Snoop: Introducing Mozilla’s Holiday Buyers’ Guide

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 07:36:48 AM
Is your smart toaster spying on you? Does your toddler’s new toy have an easily-hackable microphone or camera? This holiday season, don’t buy your loved ones an Internet-connected gadget that compromises their privacy or security — no matter how nifty or cute that gadget may be.

KDE Plasma 5.11.3 Desktop Environment Released with 40 Bugfixes and Improvements

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 06:28:10 AM
KDE today released the third maintenance update to its latest KDE Plasma 5.11 desktop environment, bringing more stability improvements by fixing various issues across core components.

Open-Source Acumos Project Aims to Make AI Apps More Accessible

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 05:19:33 AM
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the hottest areas in technology today, with enterprise application developers often struggling to figure out how to integrate the technology. A new open-source effort that is set to debut in early 2018 could change that situation, making AI easier to use and integrate.

How Microsoft Contributes to Kubernetes

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 04:10:56 AM
Microsoft has recently increased their stakes in the Kubernetes community through a variety of actions. For example, they acquired Deis, a company that specialises in Kubernetes container management technologies. And, Microsoft became a member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which is the home of the Kubernetes project.

OpenStack Continues to Grow Both Public and Private Cloud Deployments

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 03:02:19 AM
OpenStack is now powering over 60 public cloud datacenters around the world, with both private and public cloud revenues growing.

Kubernetes by the numbers: 10 compelling stats

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 01:53:42 AM
How quickly has Kubernetes’ popularity soared? By most accounts, very quickly. Earlier this year, Cloud Native Computing Foundation executive director Dan Kohn penned a blog post that dug into that claim. People regularly tout Kubernetes as one of the highest velocity projects ever in open source history: Does the data back it up?

How to Monetize an Open Source Project

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 12:45:05 AM
"The number one tangent to monetization in any open source product is adoption, because the key to monetizing an open source product is you flip what I would call the sales funnel upside down," he told ITPro at the recent All Things Open conference in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Apache OpenOffice: We're OK with not being super cool... PS: Watch out for that Mac bug

Tuesday 7th of November 2017 11:36:28 PM
Version 4.1.4 did fix four security vulnerabilities, and that's one less than the five that appear to be outstanding for the software, based on two reported in the November 2016 minutes of Apache Foundation Board of Directors' meeting and three reported in the April 2017 minutes.

Krita 4.0 Digital Painting App Promises Big Performance Improvements, Pixel Grid

Tuesday 7th of November 2017 10:27:51 PM
If you're wondering what's going on with the development of the major Krita 4.0 release of the open-source and cross-platform digital painting app, the devs have a huge update for us today.

5 ways blockchain can accelerate open organizations

Tuesday 7th of November 2017 09:19:14 PM
Looking at the open organization principles (transparency, inclusivity, adaptability, collaboration, community) and the reasons we practice them (building a network of people dedicated to a purpose and sharing the same ethical standards, for example), I started wondering how these principles would be influenced by an increasingly important emerging technology: blockchain.read more

Different Types Of Ubuntu Software On Law

Tuesday 7th of November 2017 08:10:37 PM
The only difference between Ubuntu and some other 100% Free Linux distros is the different types of software that you are allowed to use.

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OSS Leftovers

  • Reveal.js presentation hacks
    Ryan Jarvinen, a Red Hat open source advocate focusing on improving developer experience in the container community, has been using the Reveal.js presentation framework for more than five years. In his Lightning Talk at All Things Open 2017, he shares what he's learned about Reveal.js and some ways to make better use of it. Reveal.js is an open source framework for creating presentations in HTML based on HTML5 and CSS. Ryan describes Gist-reveal.it, his project that makes it easier for users to create, fork, present, and share Reveal.js slides by using GitHub's Gist service as a datastore.
  • Font licensing and use: What you need to know
    Most of us have dozens of fonts installed on our computers, and countless others are available for download, but I suspect that most people, like me, use fonts unconsciously. I just open up LibreOffice or Scribus and use the defaults. Sometimes, however, we need a font for a specific purpose, and we need to decide which one is right for our project. Graphic designers are experts in choosing fonts, but in this article I'll explore typefaces for everyone who isn't a professional designer.
  • Broader role essential for OpenStack Foundation, says Mirantis’ Renski
  • URSA Announces Name Change to Open Source Integrators to Reflect Their Full Spectrum of Open ERP Expertise
  • 2018 is Year for Open Source Software for Pentagon
    The US Pentagon is set to make a major investment in open source software, if section 886 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 is passed. The section acknowledges the use of open source software, the release of source code into public repositories, and a competition to inspire work with open source that supports the mission of the Department of Defense.
  • How startups save buckets of money on early software development
     

    Moving along, we have to segue with a short modularity lesson. More specifically, how modularity applies to software.

    Essentially, all products and services become cheaper and more plentiful when all the processes involved in production become modularised.

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6-Way Enterprise Focused Linux Distribution Comparison With An Intel Core i9, Dual Xeon Gold Systems

Here's our latest Linux distribution comparison with this time looking at the out-of-the-box performance of six Linux distributions while running a range of enterprise/workstation-focused benchmarks while using two systems. One system is a high-end Core i9 7980XE desktop system and the other a Tyan 1U Xeon Scalable server with dual Xeon Gold 6138 processors. Read more

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