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What's new in the Skype for Linux beta

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 08:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Video-conferencing finally comes back to Microsoft's Skype for Linux.

Get started podcasting and producing video on Linux

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: Interested in producing your own podcast or video series entirely from a free software-fueled, Linux-powered computer?

Samba 4.6 Supports Uploading of Printer Drivers from Windows 10 Clients, More

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 06:00:00 PM

softpedia: Samba 4.6 is a major release that has been in development for the past few months and includes numerous new features, as well as dozens of improvements over previous versions.

9 Reasons to Contribute to an Open Source Project

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 05:00:00 PM

Datamation: More individuals and organizations than ever before are contributing to open source projects.

Dell doubles down on high-end Ubuntu Linux laptops

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 04:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Developers know Dell has a great Ubuntu Linux powered programmer's laptop, the XPS 13.

HandBrake 1.0.3 Open-Source Video Transcoder Improves 2-Pass x265 Encoding, More

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 03:00:00 PM

On the video front, the HandBrake 1.0.3 update addresses various issues and memory leaks for libav and OpenCL

An Elegant Simple Weather Indicator for Linux

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

 FOSSmint: Simple Weather Indicator is the simplest weather indicator app you can use on Unity and Gnome desktops.

Google Cloud Container Builder is here for all of your Docker builds

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 01:00:00 PM

jaxenter: Creating Docker containers is easier than ever thanks to this new Google tool.

HackerOne offers bug bounty service for free to open-source projects

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:00:00 PM

Open-source projects will get free access to the professional version of the HackerOne platform to run their own security programs.

Firefox 52 Brings WebAssembly and Security fixes

Wednesday 8th of March 2017 03:00:00 AM

eWEEK: The biggest new feature in Firefox 52 is support for the WebAssembly standard

Build a smart garden with these 3 DIY Arduino projects

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 11:00:00 PM

Take your backyard garden to the next level with these DIY projects.

CryptoGo An Easy Way To Encrypt And Password Protect Your Files

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 10:00:00 PM

ostechnix: CryptoGo is a commandline file encrypter utility written in Go programming language.

6 Basic Network Commands in Linux

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 09:00:00 PM

This Linux tutorial covers some basic network commands which can be useful when troubleshooting networking problems

Save time by automizing YUM package updates

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 08:00:00 PM

Learn how to schedule YUM automatic updates to upgrade all system packages to available latest version in background without manual intervention

WordPress 4.7.3 Updates for Six Security Issues

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 07:00:00 PM

eWEEK: The open-source WordPress blogging and content management system fixes six vulnerabilities, including three Cross Site Scripting flaws.

Firefox 52 Released With WebAssembly Support, Removes NPAPI Plugins Other Than Flash (Java, Silverlight)

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 06:00:00 PM

webpud8: Firefox 52 was released today and it includes two major changes

How to enable TLS/SSL encryption with Glusterfs storage cluster on Linux

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 05:00:00 PM

Nixcraft: How do I setup I/O encryption and management encryption with Glusterfs?

How to set up a personal web server with a Raspberry Pi

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 05:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: Owning a little cloud has a lot of benefits and can save you over $100 per month.

3 technology leaders weigh in on IT's need to create new moneymaking opportunities

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 04:00:00 PM

Learn how leading IT executives are identifying opportunities for new digital products and processes.

How To Install Go Language In Linux

Tuesday 7th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

A step by step guide to install GO programming language in Unix-like distributions.

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