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Why I Switched to GNOME

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 6:00am

 Datamation: I've had a love/hate relationship with GNOME since its early days, from its fledgling beginnings up to its current state as the GNOME 3 desktop we all know today.

MakuluLinux Interview: Lead Developer Jaque Maymer Talks About Makulu

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 2:00am

Tux Arena: We decided to ask Jaque Raymer, the lead developer of Makulu, a few questions regarding this new, customizable distribution.

The security of the most popular programming languages

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:00pm

Help Net Security: A new WhiteHat Security report takes a deeper look into the security of a number of the most popular programming languages including .Net, Java, ColdFusion, ASP and more.

Red Hat Unleashes Project Atomic as Part of Linux Container Effort

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 9:00pm

eWEEK: Red Hat introduces Project Atomic, which enables apps to easily be deployed on containers, as Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 release nears.

Box launches Box Open Source

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 8:00pm

Cloud Pro: Box has launched a new initiative dubbed Box Open Source that will see the firm share its own open source engineering tools with the wider community.

Unsurpassed open filmmaking on feature length movie Gooseberry

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 7:00pm For animators working with free and open source software, nothing compares to Blender.

Will Open-Source Money Prevent the Next Heartbleed?

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 6:00pm

eWEEK: The OpenSSL Software Foundation is now asking for money to help fund its efforts. Will it make a difference or is a different model needed?

Linux Top 3: Nussbaum Remains Debian Project Leader

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 5:00pm

LinuxPlanet: Lucas Nussbaum successfully ran for re-election as the Debian Project Leader (DPL). In this election, Nussbaum defeated challenger Neil McGovern.

How to run XP on Linux Mint with Oracle VirtualBox

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 4:00pm

 ZDnet: For those times when you absolutely must still run Windows XP, one safer way of doing it is to run XP in a virtual machine using the Oracle VirtualBox hypervisor on Linux Mint.

Mojang Offer No Hints As To When Scrolls Will Get The Promised Linux Release

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 3:00pm

 GamingOneLinux: Sadly Mojang have let us down again, after repeatedly stating their card-based strategy game Scrolls will come to Linux they still have no idea when.

Did the GNOME Foundation spend too much money on women's outreach?

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 2:00pm

 EyeOnLinux: Gender has been in the news quite a lot in recent years with some folks feeling that there technology needs more women involved.

AMD's Mantle May Still Come To Linux, Despite Other Websites Reports

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 1:00pm

 GamingOnLinux: It seems a tweet from Michael Marks the development director at porting house Aspyr Media has been taken out-of-context by another well known Linux website, time to clear things up.

Open Source Big Data Vendor Talend Adds SaaS Analytics Partner

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 1:00pm

 The VAR Guy: Talend and Blue Yonder have partnered on a new solution for streamlining Big Data analytics using SaaS and open source software.

Linux-ready SBC runs on 2 Watts

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 12:00pm

 LinuxGizmos: Embedian has launched a 3.5-inch sandwich-style "SMART-MEN" SBC that combines a baseboard with a SMARC COM running Linux or Android on a 1GHz TI AM335x SoC.

Heartbleed: Open source's worst hour

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 11:00am

 ZDnet: People assumed that open source software is somehow magical, that it's immune to ordinary programming mistakes and security blunders. It's not.

Red Hat OpenShift Marketplace Aims to Success where Red Hat Exchange Failed

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 6:00am

eWEEK: Seven years after the failed Red Hat Exchange, a new attempt to sell partner services emerges.

Linux 3.15 rc1 out, merge window closed

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 2:00am

Linus Torvalds: It's been two weeks since 3.14 was released, and -rc1 of 3.15 is now tagged and pushed out

Mozilla Names Former CMO Beard as Interim CEO

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 10:00pm

eWEEK: After the short-lived tenure of Brendan Eich, a new interim CEO takes the helm at the open-source browser vendor—Greylock Partners' Chris Beard.

FSF award given to Garrett for the wrong reasons

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 9:00pm

IT Wire: The only reason why Linux needed to support secure boot was for commercial organizations which sell Linux to be able to say that they did support this feature.

The Reasons Businesses Use Open Source Are Changing

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 8:00pm

ReadWrite: All of this comes down to naked self-interest, of course.