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Unity 8 Now Has a New Home over at UBports, Development Will Start Very Soon

Monday 10th of April 2017 11:00:00 AM

Unity 8 has a new home at, and new builds will be rolling out very soon, available at

Red Hat and Fedora Teams Welcome Ubuntu to GNOME and Wayland with Open Arms

Monday 10th of April 2017 05:00:00 AM

For some time now, we were all very much aware of the fact that Unity 8 doesn't have a future

Linux 4.11 rc6

Monday 10th of April 2017 01:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: Things are looking fairly normal, so here's the regular weekly rc.

An Easy And Fast Way To Share Files Over Internet From Command Line

Sunday 9th of April 2017 09:00:00 PM

 ostechnix: An easiest and fastest way to share files over Internet from Command Line using in Unix-like systems.

Quick Guide: How To hack android with Kali Linux

Sunday 9th of April 2017 05:00:00 PM

LinuxRoutes: Making use of msfvenom tool within Kali linux which is best combination of Msfpayload and Msfencode.

GNOME Twitch- Watch Twitch Streams on Linux Desktop

Sunday 9th of April 2017 01:00:00 PM

Gnome Twitch is an app that enables users to enjoy their favorite streams without the stress of using flash or a web browser on their GNU/Linux desktop.

Samsung's squashing of malicious Tizen smart TV bugs is turning messy

Sunday 9th of April 2017 01:00:00 AM

Samsung still doesn't know many of the bugs need to be patched.

Neptune 4.5.4 Arrives with Linux Kernel 3.18.48 LTS, Dozens of Security Fixes

Saturday 8th of April 2017 09:00:00 PM

Neptune 4.5.4 is here four months after the release of Neptune 4.5.3, which was launched on the first day of 2017

Statistics about the companies behind the Wayland Display Server

Saturday 8th of April 2017 05:00:00 PM

Many companies are working on developing Wayland.

Mark Shuttleworth Reportedly Returning To Role As Canonical CEO

Saturday 8th of April 2017 01:00:00 PM

Phoronix: There's now information obtained that Mark is planning to reprise the role of CEO.

How to Install and Use Wekan the Best Self-Hosted Trello Alternative

Saturday 8th of April 2017 03:26:58 AM

MakeTechEasier: If you are looking for a self-hosted Trello alternative, look no further than Wekan.

Xen Patches Hypervisor Breakout Risk Without Breaking the Cloud

Saturday 8th of April 2017 02:00:00 AM

The open-source Xen virtualization project patches a security vulnerability that could have enabled an attacker to breakout from hypervisor isolation. But unlike a Xen flaw in 2014, this time public cloud providers do not have to reboot all their servers.

ONS 2017 Tracks Progress of Open Source Networking Projects

Friday 7th of April 2017 10:00:00 PM

eWEEK: The Open Networking Summit (ONS) hosted by the Linux Foundation in Santa Clara, California, has emerged to become one of the leading networking events in the industry.

OpenGL vs Vulkan in Mad Max, re-tested

Friday 7th of April 2017 09:00:00 PM

GamingOnLinux: Since Feral Interactive have fixed up the OpenGL renderer in the Mad Max Beta, here are some fresh OpenGL vs Vulkan tests.

Red Hat Software Collections 2.4 and Red Hat Developer Toolset 6.1 Enter Beta

Friday 7th of April 2017 08:00:00 PM

Designed for aspiring developers who want to create modern applications, Red Hat Software Collections 2.4 Beta delivers a set of new language additions

Google Announces Android PAX Cross-License Program - But to What Purpose?

Friday 7th of April 2017 07:00:00 PM

Remember the bad old days of SCO, FUD, and ultimately glory?

Building a secure bootloader for the Quark D2000 and SE

Friday 7th of April 2017 06:00:00 PM

LinuxGizmos: At ELC 2017, Intel's Daniele Alessandrelli related how his team built a QM-Bootloader for Intel's MCU-like Quark D2000 and SE with secure firmware upgrades.

Libreboot Reorganizes: Seeks to Make Amends

Friday 7th of April 2017 05:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: It appears the people developing Libreboot have done some of the hard work necessary to fix potentially toxic personal dynamics

Critical Xen hypervisor flaw endangers virtualized environments

Friday 7th of April 2017 04:00:00 PM

A critical vulnerability in the widely used Xen hypervisor allows attackers to break out of a guest operating system running inside a virtual machine and access the host system's entire memory.

What is Chef? A primer for DevOps newbies

Friday 7th of April 2017 03:00:00 PM

Mastering the cloud is a lot easier with the DevOps program Chef in your kitchen.

More in Tux Machines

Leftovers: OSS

  • Codesmith Students Garner National Praise for Open-Source Contributions
    Reactide is an Integrated Development Environment built for React, which intends to make React development easier for Software Engineers. The project has been widely praised, amassing over 6,000 stars on GitHub.
  • Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch
    Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to export to code, the Airbnb team spent its time on the opposite — putting the paintbrush in the hands of the engineer.
  • [Older] Telecoms copying cloud providers make beeline for open source, say analysts
    The supersonic growth of Amazon Web Services and other cloud providers in the past few years owes much to open-source communities that fed them cutting-edge tech free-of-charge. Now telecom is mimicking this strategy through involvement with the Linux Foundation, according to Scott Raynovich (@rayno) (pictured, right), guest host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile live streaming studio.
  • Get a Preview of Apache IoT Projects at Upcoming ApacheCon
    The countdown until ApacheCon North America has begun. The blockbuster event will be in Miami this year and runs May 16-18. The Apache community is made up of many niche communities and ApacheCon offers something for all of them. Here, Roman Shaposhnik, Director of Open Source, Pivotal Inc., who is heading the Apache IoT track at the ApacheCon conference, gave us a sneak peek of what the Apache Internet of Things community can look forward to at the event.
  • Free Webinar on Starting a Collaborative Open Source Project
  • Oracle draws curtains on OmniOS
    With its openly stated operational remit of ‘aggressive acquisitions’ (albeit positively aggressive), Oracle is (very) arguably a firm known for buying, swallowing, acquiring those companies it decides to consume.
  • Partners Healthcare, Persistent Systems to develop open-source platform
  • Libreboot Applies to Rejoin GNU
    Last week we reported that after reorganization, Libreboot was considering rejoining GNU and was seeking input from its community to determine the amount of support it had for such a move. From reading the comments posted both on our article on FOSS Force and on Libreboot’s website, it comes as no surprise that the project’s core members feel they have the necessary consesus to proceed. Last night, FOSS Force received an email — sent jointly to us and Phoronix — letting us know of the decision. Rather than repeat what’s already been written and said on the subject (for that, follow the first link above), we’re publishing a slightly edited version of the email, which will pretty much bring everyone up to date on the situation.

Security updates and no more patches from grsecurity (without a fee)

  • Security updates for Wednesday
  • GrSecurity Kernel Patches Will No Longer Be Free To The Public
    The GrSecurity initiative that hosts various out-of-tree patches to the mainline Linux kernel in order to enhance the security will no longer be available to non-paying users. GrSecurity has been around for the better part of two decades and going back to the 2.4 kernel days. In 2015 the stable GrSecurity patches became available to only commercial customers while the testing patches had still been public. That's now changing with all GrSecurity users needing to be customers.
  • Passing the Baton: FAQ
    This change is effective today, April 26th 2017. Public test patches have been removed from the download area. 4.9 was specifically chosen as the last public release as being the latest upstream LTS kernel will help ease the community transition.
  • grsecurity - Passing the Baton
    Anyone here use grsecurity and have any thoughts about this?

Microsoft-Connected Forrester and Black Duck Continue to Smear FOSS

More Coverage of Kali Linux 2017.1 Release

  • Kali Linux 2017.1 Security OS Brings Wireless Injection Attacks to 802.11 AC
    Offensive Security, the developers of the BackTrack-derived Kali Linux open-source, security-oriented operating system announced the availability of the Kali Linux 2017.1 rolling release. Since Kali Linux become a rolling distro, the importance of such updated images was never the same, but Kali Linux 2017.1 appears to be a major release of the ethical hacking distro, adding a bunch of exciting new features and improvements to the Debian-based operating system.
  • Kali Linux 2017.1 Released With New Features | Download ISO Files And Torrents Here
    Offensive Security has updated the Kali Linux images with new features and changes. Termed Kali Linux 2017.1, this release comes with support for wireless injection attacks to 802.11ac and Nvidia CUDA GPU. You can simply update your existing installation by running few commands if you don’t wish to download the updated images from Kali repos.