A quick questions about video game compatibility with Linux. When a game says that it is able to run on the Linux OS, does it mean only on a specific distro (i.e. Ubuntu) of Linux?
I ask because I was browsing through GOG and saw that a game had Linux support but mentioned versions of Ubuntu only./u/GranArcanum
Sustainers educate the public through blog posts, talks, and social media about the digital infrastructure that they use every day and for the most part, take for granted. They convince the companies that they work for to donate money, infrastructure, developer time, and source code to the community at large. They also reach out to companies they don't work for and evangelize about the benefits of helping open source projects live and grow. They don't give up until they have a solution.
Mosh (Mobile Shell) – Best Alternative for SSH to Connect Remote System
SSH is one of the best option to connect remote Linux systems. It’s very famous and widely used application. We have wrote many articles about SSH and it’s security, just hit the link to know more about it.
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SDL Updates Game Controller Support With Nintendo Switch Pro & More
Sam Lantinga updated SDL tonight with support for several more game controllers. The most notable perhaps is the Nintendo Switch Pro controller now being handled by mainline SDL, the library that's widely-used by a majority of Linux games.
In addition to supporting the Nintendo Switch Pro controller, other new additions to SDL's controller database include the Revolution Pro Controller, Saitek P2500 Rumble Pad, Razer RAIJU, Xbox 360 Wired Controller, and others.
Why is Ubuntu Popular? End Users Share their Opinion
Do you think Ubuntu is the most popular Linux based desktop distribution available today? Or maybe not?
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A study of security vulnerabilities on Docker Hub
Over 80% of the latest versions of official images contained at least on high severity vulnerability!
Open Letter to the Free Software Community (2 Apr 2017)
As a technical update, we are currently working on a Libreboot port to the X220. Leah and Swift are investigating ways to disable the ME on Sandybridge hardware, which potentially means more modern Intel hardware may be supported. Additionally, Paul Kocialkowski has been working on supporting several new Chromebooks with ARM chips; these ports will also be available in an upcoming release.
- Diskless true SSH honeypot using Alpine Linux
Camera-equipped sex toy manufacturer ignores multiple warnings about horrible, gaping security vulnerability
Pen Test Partners repeatedly warned Svakom of the vulnerability over a period of three months. Having received no reply to date, they've gone public.
California Looks to Compel IoT Security
There is a bill going through committee in the state of California which, if passed, would require a minium level of security for Internet of Things devices and then some. California SB 327 Information privacy: connected devices in its original form calls for connected device manufacturers to secure their devices, protect the information they collect or store, indicate when they are collecting it, get user approval before doing so, and be proactive in informing users of security updates
- Samsung's Tizen OS Riddled With Security Holes
In the first part of this article I’ve covered system installation, first login and GNOME/XFCE desktop environments usage and I’ve had a brief look at the init system of TrueOS.
In this second part I’m reviewing TrueOS’ most exclusive and distinctive feature, the updates’ management.
- Genomics: using open-source technology to battle cancer
Bye, Twitter. All the cool kids are migrating to Mastodon.
Mastodon is a type of free and open source software (FOSS) known as "GNU social." That means Jack Dorsey doesn't own it, and there is no board pressing Rochko to monetize user data or resign.
After a Year of Work, Collabora Releases Libnice 0.1.14 with More Improvements
Collabora's Mark Filion informs Softpedia today about the release of the libnice 0.1.14 library, an open-source implementation of IETF’s ICE (Interactive Connectivity Establishment) standard on Linux-based operating systems.
For those unfamiliar with ICE, it's a key component of the well-known WebRTC standard. The announcement was made public by Collabora Multimedia Lead Olivier Crête, which is also the maintainer of the libnice NAT (Network Address Translation) traversal library used by numerous WebRTC implementations. These include OpenWebRTC, Janus, and Kurento.
April Open Source CMS Forecast: TYPO3 CMS 8, Drupal & More
With April ahead of us, the ever-evolving open source CMS scene is preparing itself for yet more action.
Last month, Joomla and SilverStripe took steps towards releasing new versions, DNN Software unveiled some new Test Drive pages, while WordPress patched an array of security issues.
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Risk Analysis and Virtual Environment (RAVEN) now available for open-source access
Idaho National Laboratory recently released a new open-source software free to the public on the lab’s GitHub website.
Cheap Arm Project: Affordable, Open Source DIY Robotics
When someone creates a new GitHub repository for a project that could help people around the world extend the reach of their limbs, I get a lump in my throat. The YouTube description of this open source hardware/software project describes the project in much better ways than I ever could.