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What's next for open source question answering technologies

Saturday 18th of July 2015 05:00:00 PM Grant Ingersoll is CTO at Lucidworks, provider of Fusion, but his claim to the open source community are his contributions to Apache Lucene, Solr, and Mahout.

Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell Says Ubuntu Policy Is Still Lacking

Saturday 18th of July 2015 01:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell talked about the recent changes to the licensing procedures on the Ubuntu project, and he said that there are still some important problems that have been left unresolved.

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Goes Zero G in Fighter Jet

Saturday 18th of July 2015 06:00:00 AM

What happens with the creator of the world's most ubiquitous software goes zero g with a fighter pilot? Watch and find out.

Tech Comics: The New Waterfall

Saturday 18th of July 2015 02:00:00 AM

 Tech Comics: No doubt about it -- waterfall is back.

How to install PHP 7 beta as FastCGI and FPM on a Debian 8 server

Friday 17th of July 2015 09:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: The first beta of PHP 7 is available for download now, PHP 7 is up to 2 times faster then php 5.6 and 14 times faster then php 5.0 according to the release notes.

ClusterHQ: The Importance of Container Plugins for Extending Docker’s Functionality

Friday 17th of July 2015 08:00:00 PM

NewStack: A container isn’t a computer.

MariaDB Summer 2015 adds Docker and Chef Recipes with MaxScale special sauce

Friday 17th of July 2015 07:00:00 PM

The Inquirer: MariaDB has begun marketing itself as the M in LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) after becoming the default database in Red Hat and SUSE, as well as powering IBM POWER8.

Not Just For Desktops: 10 Devices You Can Install Linux On

Friday 17th of July 2015 06:00:00 PM

Make Use Of: Linux is perhaps the most versatile OS available.

Voyager X8 – One of the Best Linux Distros You’ve Never Heard Of

Friday 17th of July 2015 05:00:00 PM

Make Tech Easier: Voyager is a Debian-based distribution, bringing you the newest “experimental” version of XFCE and a great selection of software, based on a stable Debian 8(.1) release.

Announcing rkt v0.7.0, featuring a new build system, SELinux and more

Friday 17th of July 2015 04:00:00 PM

rkt is an implementation of the App Container (appc) spec and rkt is also targeted to be a future implementation of the Open Container Project (OCP) specification.

What the Ubuntu IP Announcement means

Friday 17th of July 2015 03:00:00 PM

Canonical was through its legal team asking some distros including Mint that they needed a license to redistribute Ubuntu but this is not true because the underlying licenses already set the rights individuals and groups have in redistributing code.

OpenStack Mitaka will Rise in the Land of the Rising Sun after Liberty

Friday 17th of July 2015 02:00:00 PM From the 'how not to choose a name' files:

Google Embraces Rival OpenStack Cloud Technology

Friday 17th of July 2015 01:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Although Google has its own cloud technology, it also sees value in OpenStack, and so the company is joining the OpenStack Foundation as a corporate sponsor.

It pays to stay fresh on tech certifications

Friday 17th of July 2015 12:00:00 PM Even happily employed professionals should add skills and certifications to their resume, and the benefits extend to their employers.

Docker 1.7.1 Open-Source Linux Container Engine Has Better Support for CentOS 6.6

Friday 17th of July 2015 11:00:00 AM

Docker 1.7 contained issues with spawning of the exec process by the default user, so these have been fixed in Docker 1.7.1.

GNOME vs KDE: Usability vs. Options

Friday 17th of July 2015 06:00:00 AM

 Datamation: GNOME may be more polished, but KDE has greater freedom of choice.

CloudRouter 2.0 Hits Beta with Open Daylight Lithium and Fedora 22

Friday 17th of July 2015 02:00:00 AM

Enterprise Networking Planet: New beta release of CloudRouter leverages the Fedora 22 Linux distribution to literally become a software router in the cloud.

Audacity 2.1.1 Open-Source Audio Editor Adds Scrubbing and Seeking Support

Thursday 16th of July 2015 10:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Audacity 2.1.1 adds support for seeking and scrubbing, as well as backwards playback.

Shashlik - Android applications on Linux

Thursday 16th of July 2015 09:00:00 PM

 ItRunsOnLinux: KDE developers are working on Shashlik, a simulated Android environment that would allow users to run any kind of Android applications on Linux.

Patent Trolls Working Overtime

Thursday 16th of July 2015 08:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: The trolls are still at it.

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Leftovers: Gaming

KDE and Akademy

  • KDE Has Created Shashlik, A Way To Install Android Apps On Linux
    As you may know, KDE has created Shashlik, an emulator that permits the installation of Android apps on Linux systems. While Android is still Linux because they share the Linux kernel, Google’s OS has its own libraries and services while Linux uses the libraries and services brought by GNU.
  • Passing the Torch
    I hereby want to announce an open call to find a new maintainer for KDE’s speech recognition efforts.
  • Kubuntu Paddleboard Club
  • Akademy 2015 & Kate
    I didn’t do that much work on Kate, I mostly did small bugfixes for the applications bundled with the KDE Applications releases regarding their HiDPI support, finally no Konsole that can’t redraw correctly on scrolling on a HiDPI screen with scaling activated!
  • It’s the final countdown
  • Akademy 2015 coming to an end
    During the BoF days from Monday to Thursday, a great many tiny videos were shot of many of the attendees by Dan Leinir Turthra Jensen. These have been edited and cut up and turned into a video explaining, very shortly, what KDE really is. Being a community of people contributing to the development of software, the conclusion is straight forward. See the unsurprising conclusion in the video entitled What is KDE? (webm, mp4, vimeo), created as a tribute to the KDE community and all the amazing people in it.

Fedora: The Latest

Android Leftovers

  • Google offers revamped Glass headset to the enterprise: report
    Google is reportedly distributing a new version of Glass for use in specialist sectors.
  • Silent Circle’s Blackphone 2 to support Android for Work
    Earlier this year, Google made it quite clear to help enterprise-segment with its Android for Work initiative for its mobile operating system. Now, the company has finally announced its expansion plans that now includes 40 companies including device manufacturers, application makers and management providers.
  • Android for Work Gets Support from Major U.S. Carriers
    Earlier this year, we were reporting on one of the biggest security holes ever affecting Android. In fact, PaloAlto networks had found that that security breach affected almost 50 percent of Android devices, making them vulnerable to an attack that can swap out a user's pre-installed app with malware that can round up sensitive data. The fact is, concerns about security and other issues have made some enterprises wary of letting users standardize on Android devices.
  • Android Studio 1.3 (Android IDE Developed By Google) Has Been Released
  • OnePlus 2 Review Roundup: Solid Android Smartphone And Fantastic Tag Price
    The OnePlus 2 will not become available in the U.S. and Europe until Aug. 11, but the first reviews of the Chinese startup's second flagship smartphone are already in, and the verdict is a resounding thumbs up from most people who were lucky enough to be given a preview build. When it comes to the OnePlus 2's design, reviewers agree that the device has a solid, comfortable build thanks to the textured sandstone panel on the back and the slight convex shape that curves right into the hands, while still evoking that premium feel with the aluminum frame holding up the device.