Open source software will be the future of IT systems, says global open-source software services leader Red Hat. Over the past couple of years, the myths relating to reliability and security of open source software have been busted given the success of humongous projects including the UID, senior official of the company said.
- Corvesta Chooses Red Hat CloudForms for Management of Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure and Testing Environment
- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) Analyst Rating Update
- Company Shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) Rally 2.72%
Red Hat Looks Poised to Rise After Monday's Quarterly Report
Since reaching a 52-week high of $81.49 on June 18, shares of Red Hat (RHT) , the world's largest provider of open-source Linux software solutions, have lost as much as 18% of their value. And while the stock has rebounded from their summer lows and is now up almost 4% on the year, Red Hat is still 13% below where it was trading three months ago.
My interview in le Journal du Hacker
A few days ago, the French equivalent of Hacker News, called "Le Journal du Hacker", interviewed me about my work on OpenStack, my job at Red Hat and my self-published book The Hacker's Guide to Python. I've spent some time translating it into English so you can read it if you don't understand French! I hope you'll enjoy it.
CentOS Linux 7 Gets Its August 2015 Update with Lots of Improvements and Bugfixes
After announcing the release of a new version of the CentOS Atomic Host project, Karanbir Singh published details about the August 2015 snapshot of the rolling-release CentOS 7 Linux kernel-based operating system.
- Release for CentOS Linux 7 Rolling media Aug 2015
The government of the UK, in its guidance on using ODF (Open Document Format) surveys usage of ODF and LibreOffice by EU governments. Usage is huge and widespread and profitable. Lately, The Netherlands is considering making ODF mandatory in government. That this was obvious to me 15 years ago but is now being acknowledged shows the depth of lock-in M$ has caused in the world but, in 2015, folks are now running on the sandy beaches instead of in neck-deep water. The world is finally being freed. Better late than never.
- FSF turns 30, Italian Military Goes LO and ODF & More…
- Italy's Ministry of Defense to Drop Microsoft Office in Favor of LibreOffice
- Making FLOSS The Default Option Helps Procurement For Government
- Italian Ministry of Defense moves to LibreOffice
The gear keeps turning: we’re releasing Rust 1.3 stable today! As always, read on for the highlights and check the release notes for more detail.
A startup is launching a “Cujo” home security appliance on Indiegogo starting at $49, that protects devices ranging from PCs to home automation gadgets.
In Stephen King’s book Cujo, a beloved St. Bernard goes bezerk from rabies, embarks on a killing spree, and is finally “put down” with the sharp end of a baseball bat to the eye. Redondo Beach, Calif. startup Cujo presumably named its eponymous home security device after the crazed guard dog to demonstrate the lengths it will go stop hackers, phishers, snoopers, identity thefts, and other evildoers from inflicting harm. Yet, we’d hate to have to take a baseball bat to the cute little gizmo, which has adorable eye features that indicate various modes of operation.
The Astronauts Looking to Port The Vanishing of Ethan Carter for Linux Users
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a beautiful first-person adventure game developed by a studio named The Astronauts, and it looks like they are finally willing to take a closer look at Linux support.
AMD Unwittingly Reveals That Alien: Isolation Is Coming to Linux
AMD is not known for the fact that its driver releases are accompanied by comprehensive documentation and changelogs. For the latest AMD Catalyst 15.9 driver, they revealed too much, and they have sort of confirmed that Alien: Isolation is scheduled to get a Linux port.
SteamOS to dismount windows
With Valve pushing their own Linux Distro “SteamOS” onto consoles in the livingroom, this will get game developers making games that work with linux, and in turn better driver support for graphics cards, processors, drives. While steamOS will most likely cause havoc for Sony and Microsoft in the console arena. This wont on the Desktop. SteamOS is not intended as a Desktop OS.
- Age Of Wonders III Now Has Mods, Linux Support Included, But No Mod Tools For Us
Victor Vran Updated With Free Casual & Hardcore Modes, Free DLC & More
It's not secret that I consider Victor Vran to be one of the best action RPG's on Linux, and now even more so with more free content!
- First id Software Game Comes to Steam for Linux
On September 17, the Turnkey Linux developers, through Jeremy Davis, has the enormous pleasure of announcing the release of the final version of their TurnKey Linux 14.0 highly specialised virtual appliances created specifically for servers.
Disney Research has demonstrated an LED-to-LED networking method whereby toys, wearables, mobile devices, and IoT gizmos could communicate with one another.
Disney Research has demonstrated an LED-to-LED “Linux Light Bulb” networking technology that would let toys communicate with each other, thereby bringing us one step closer to the reality of Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story. Instead of lip-syncing to the voice of Tom Hanks, however, Woody would argue with Buzz Lightyear with a flash of his eyes.
Back in May, things were looking grim for Austin-based TrackingPoint. The company, which manufactures Linux-powered smart rifles capable of nailing moving targets more than a thousand yards away, had posted a notice on its website saying that it stopped taking new orders. Multiple news sites began publishing stories saying that TrackingPoint had laid off half of its employees and was on the verge of filing for bankruptcy.
IBM has recently announced the LinuxONE. This is an expansion of their mainframe strategy consisting of a new portfolio of hardware, software and services solutions, which provides two distinct Linux systems for large enterprises and mid-size businesses.
IBM will enable open source and industry tools and software on z Systems. IBM has announced Chef and Docker support, together with other open source tools such as Apache Spark, Node.js, MongoDB, MariaDB or PostgreSQL.
Calao claims its “SMC-NTKE1″ is the first SMARC COM with a Tegra K1 SoC. The rugged module offers Yocto Linux, crypto and TPM security, and up to 64GB eMMC.
Nvidia’s quad-core Tegra K1 SoC, which features a 192-core Kepler GPU, has appeared on Linux-ready computer-on-modules including Seco’s SECOMExp-TK1 COM Express Type 6 Compact COM and the GE Intelligent Platforms mCOM10K1 COM Express Type 10 Mini module. Now, Calao Systems has launched what it claims is the first Tegra K1-based module to adopt the 82 x 50mm SMARC form-factor. Other Tegra-based SMARC modules include Kontron’s SMARC-sAT30, which used the earlier Tegra 3.
In July, Kilton Library in Lebanon, New Hampshire set up a relay server in the Tor network, which lets Internet users surf the Web anonymously. Tor is relied on every day by whistleblowers, journalists, and dissidents in oppressive regimes, and each relay makes the network stronger. This was the first time a library had set up a relay, and the FSF was excited to see the public institution participating.