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DuckDuckGo Gives $225,000 to Open Source Projects

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 08:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: "The search engine that doesn't track you," involves its users in the selection process as it hands out nine $25,000 awards to mostly FOSS projects.

Ubuntu Tweak Is Now Officially Dead and Buried

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 07:00:00 PM

This is not the first time we hear that Ubuntu Tweak's development has ended

Ubuntu 16.04 - My Experience so Far and Customization

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 06:00:00 PM

 tecmint: While I earnestly anticipated the release of Unity 8 with Xenial Xerus after watching a couple of videos that showcased its function, I was utterly disappointed that Canonical was going to further push its release - even though it was originally meant to debut with Ubuntu 14.04.

Open Source ImageMagick Security Big Puts Sites at Risk

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: ImageMagick, an open source suite of tools for working with graphic images used by a large number of websites, has been found to contain a serious security vulnerability

USB stick brings neural computing functions to devices

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 04:00:00 PM

hackerboards: Movidius unveiled a "Fathom" USB stick and software framework for accelerating neural networking processing on embedded and mobile devices.

Appreciating the full power of open

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 03:00:00 PM If you want to help your organization leverage the power of open, it may be helpful if everyone understands and appreciates what makes the open source way so special.

How to plot a bar graph on Gnuplot

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 02:00:00 PM

xmodulo: A bar graph is a plot which visualizes data values using proportional-size bars.

Vivaldi 1.1 Web Browser Receives the Latest Chromium 50 Security Updates, Fixes

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 01:00:00 PM

Vivaldi 1.1.453.52-1 stable update is now available for all platforms

How to Install Cinnamon 3.0 Desktop Environment in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 11:00:00 AM

Cinnamon 3.0 packs a few interesting goodies, such as a brand new Sound settings panel rewritten in Python, support for muting all volume controls at once

Google Patches 40 Android Flaws in May Update

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 06:00:00 AM

eWEEK: No surprise, but once again mediaserver is identified as being vulnerable, as Google patches two critical and five high impact vulnerabilities in the component.

Cumulus Networks Founder Rebases Networking Linux [VIDEO]

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 02:00:00 AM

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: JR Rivers discusses his transitioning role in Cumulus Networks and what the next major release of Cumulus Linux will include.

ownCloud 9.0.2 Released with Lower-Severity Security Patches and Hardenings

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 10:00:00 PM

 Time to patch for security

Linus Torvalds Talks Careers in Linux and FOSS

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: Once you start walking down the open source path, you might be surprised at the doors that open up for you.

Chalet OS is a Modern Distro With a Slightly Reworked Xfce DE ??? Now on 16.04 LTS

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 08:00:00 PM

tecmint: Skis not included

Android dev kit takes Snapdragon 820A for a ride

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 06:00:00 PM

 hackerboards: Intrinsyc's "Automotive Development Platform S820A" runs Android 6.0 on a Snapdragon 820A, and offers a 4K touchscreen, plus WiFi, BT, GPS, and optional LTE.

Performance monitoring with Monitorix on Ubuntu 16.04

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Monitorix is a free, lightweight, open source monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible on servers and desktops.

Cloud Commander : A web file manager with console and editor

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 04:00:00 PM

 ostechnix: Cloud commander is a web-based file manager application that allows you to view, access, and manage the files and folders of your system from any computer, mobile, and tablet via a web browser.

Unity 8 Won't Be the Default Desktop Session for Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak)

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 03:02:08 PM

One of the most anticipated features of the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) was the Unity 8 desktop environment

Cisco Pushes Forward with Open-Source Strategy [VIDEO]

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 11:00:00 AM

How to Conduct Internal Penetration Testing

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 06:00:00 AM

eSecurityPlanet: Automated penetration testing tools and open source tools, especially those in Linux security distributions, are invaluable aids for internal pentests.

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Why Hyperledger wants to be the ‘Linux of blockchain’

Blockchain technology offers many different benefits to enterprise developers — but there’s no cross-industry open standard for how to develop it. That makes it difficult for vendors and CIO customers to place their bets and begin building it into their technology architecture. Hyperledger, a Linux Foundation project to produce a standard open-source blockchain, wants to solve that problem, and it just got an executive director, Brian Behlendorf, to help it on its way. He founded the Apache Software Foundation, was previously on the board of the Mozilla Foundation and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and managed tech VC firm Mithril Capital Management. Read more