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Open Source T-Shirt Contest

Wednesday 12th of August 2015 03:00:00 PM Do you have a closet full of open source T-shirts? What do you know, so do we! And, it's time to represent.

Diversity enriches middle school Linux user group

Wednesday 12th of August 2015 02:00:00 PM Student members of the Asian Penguins were uncomfortable with the group's diversity issues.

Confusing Treasure for Junk in Linuxland

Wednesday 12th of August 2015 01:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: "Some of these machines are six years old. How are you 'helping' anyone by giving them these pieces of garbage?"

The Solus Operating System to Arrive on October 1

Wednesday 12th of August 2015 12:00:00 PM

The Solus operating system now has a release date, and its developers have made a firm commitment to it.

Canonical Releases Source Code for Former Ubuntu One Online Storage Service

Wednesday 12th of August 2015 11:00:00 AM

Canonical has finally released the source code for the Ubuntu One file-syncing online service that was retired just last year.

Firefox 40 Features Updates, Patches, Including One for Stagefrigh

Wednesday 12th of August 2015 06:00:00 AM

eWEEK: Mozilla's open-source browser patches 14 vulnerabilities and hardens security to mitigate future risks.

Should you consider a chaotic architecture?

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 10:00:00 PM

 EnterprisersProject: Flexibility is at the core of chaotic architecture.

OpenSSH 7.0 available

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 09:00:00 PM

 ItrunsOnLinux: OpenSSH 7.0 has been released, just a month after OpenSSH release 6.9.

Fedora 23 Alpha Arrives with Devel Version of GNOME 3.18

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 08:00:00 PM

The Fedora Project has just announced that the first Alpha release of Fedora 23 is here, and it's ready for testing.

How To Find My Public IP Address From Command Line On a Linux

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 07:00:00 PM

 Nixcraft: Is there command-line option which will show my dynamic IP address on a Ubuntu or Fedora Linux?

Making the Switch to Open Source Gaming

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 06:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: There was a time years ago when Linux and gaming weren't fit to be in the same sentence.

Kodi 15.1 RC Isengard Media Hub Now Ready for Testing with FFmpeg 2.6.4

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 04:00:00 PM

Kodi, a media player and entertainment hub that used to be named XBMC up until a few months ago, is preparing another major upgrade

Installing Lighttpd with PHP5 (PHP-FPM) and MySQL on Debian 8 (Jessie)

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 02:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments.

Docker containers and the next generation of virtualization

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 01:00:00 PM This year, LinuxCon and ContainerCon attendees will have the opportunity to hear Jerome Petazzoni speak on Docker, Containers & Security: State Of Union

Linux and Unix Test Disk I/O Performance With dd Command

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 11:00:00 AM

Calibre 2.34 Brings Even More DOCX Improvements

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 06:00:00 AM

 softpedia: The Calibre application has been updated once more, and the developer has made a number of small changes and fixes.

How To Dual Boot Windows 8.1 And Elementary OS

Monday 10th of August 2015 10:00:00 PM

Server Monitoring with Munin and Monit on Debian 8 (Jessie)

Monday 10th of August 2015 08:00:00 PM

How to download apk files from Google Play Store on Linux

Monday 10th of August 2015 07:00:00 PM

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Open Source GPU now out

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