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Bromium Makes Open Source Security Research Tool Available

Tuesday 29th of September 2015 06:00:00 PM

 ITBusiness Edge: How the rest of the IT security vendor community responds to having open source security research tools more broadly available remains to be seen.

FCC Rules Endanger Open Source Wireless Router Firmware

Tuesday 29th of September 2015 05:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Installing open source, Linux-based firmware on wireless routers could become more difficult because of FCC rules that require device manufacturers to prevent unauthorized use.

Five years of LibreOffice

Tuesday 29th of September 2015 04:00:00 PM

After five years, LibreOffice is acknowledged in the marketplace as the sole Microsoft Office contender

Linux Top 3: Manjaro, Webconverger and Tails

Tuesday 29th of September 2015 03:00:00 PM

Linux Planet: security wins.

Forked-Android smartphones advance to second generation

Tuesday 29th of September 2015 01:00:00 PM

Microsoft deploys first major server application on Ubuntu Linux

Tuesday 29th of September 2015 12:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Microsoft's love affair with Linux continues

MP3 Decoding Patent Is Expiring, Linux Distro Could Integrate It by Default

Tuesday 29th of September 2015 11:00:00 AM

 softpedia: The MP3 decoding patent in one those things that seems pretty harmless and present in pretty much any device around us, but it's actually something that generates ton of money per unit for Fraunhofer and Thompson.

HashiCorp Unveils Otto Open-Source App Delivery Tool

Tuesday 29th of September 2015 06:00:00 AM

eWEEK: While HashiCorp is positioning Otto as Vagrant's successor, Vagrant isn't going away.

Acquia Funding Tops $173M as Drupal 8 Release Nears

Tuesday 29th of September 2015 02:08:00 AM

Enterprise Apps Today: Acquia raises $55 million as it prepares for release of Drupal 8.

Linux Networking, Tracing and IO Visor, a New Systems Performance Tool for a Distributed World

Monday 28th of September 2015 10:00:00 PM

The New Stack: IO Visor was recently announced as a Linux Foundation collaborative project during LinuxCon Seattle.

Apache Big Data Preview: Q&A with Pivotal's Roman Shaposhnik

Monday 28th of September 2015 09:00:00 PM Pivotal HAWQ is essentially is a Hadoop-native advanced SQL analytics database.

LibreOffice 5.0 Is the Office Suite Champ

Monday 28th of September 2015 08:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: LibreOffice 5.0, The Document Foundation's latest open source office suite, deserves to top the list of contenders for best performance in this category.

MSI Z170A GAMING PRO: A Nice Board For Building A Skylake Linux System

Monday 28th of September 2015 07:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Long story short, all of my initial Intel Skylake Linux testing has been done with the MSI Z170A GAMING PRO motherboard, which has been working out well.

Manjaro XFCE 15.09 (Bellatrix) is online now

Monday 28th of September 2015 06:00:00 PM

With this release we have focused our efforts, bringing more attention to the common core requirements of Manjaro's broad user-base.

Mutt : A Command Line Email Client to Send Mails from Terminal

Monday 28th of September 2015 05:00:00 PM

 tecmint: Mutt is a command line based Email client.

Introducing Pinguy Builder, a Remastersys Alternative for Remixing Ubuntu

Monday 28th of September 2015 04:00:00 PM

The Pinguy OS developers have just announced the release of a brand-new tool that many of you out there will love

Behind the scenes at Google Summer of Code

Monday 28th of September 2015 03:00:00 PM Google Summer of Code is an initiative that connects talented college computer programming students worldwide to open source programming projects, allowing them to grow their programming skills while contributing to open source.

How Fedora monitors upstream releases

Monday 28th of September 2015 02:00:00 PM

Fedora Magazine: Behind the scenes, there’s quite a lot of work done before the updated package reaches the end user.

Thanks Google for Open Source TCP Fix!

Monday 28th of September 2015 01:00:00 PM

Bits Up: The Google transport networking crew (QUIC, TCP, etc..) deserve a shout out for identifying and fixing a nearly decade old Linux kernel TCP bug that I think will have an outsized impact on performance and efficiency for the Internet.

Containers 101

Monday 28th of September 2015 12:00:00 PM Container technology is a way to create a virtual environment by using an isolated process on a host computer.

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