Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Linux.com

Syndicate content
Latest Linux.com News Feed - For the Community, By The Community2015-03-28T10:58:07+00:00https://www.linux.com/feeds/original-content/media/com_ninjarsssyndicator/images/icon/lcomicon.png
Updated: 37 min 37 sec ago

KDE President Lydia Pintscher on the Role of a Nonprofit in Open Source Development

Tuesday 10th of March 2015 09:48:41 PM

KDE isn't directly related to any major company but driven by community and overseen by a nonprofit organization. Here Lydia Pintscher, the president of the KDE e.V., explains the role of the organization and the community in the project's development.

OpenDaylight Developer Spotlight: Jamie Goodyear

Monday 9th of March 2015 11:34:49 PM

Jamie Goodyear is a Computer Systems Analyst with Savoir Technologies, an Apache Software Foundation Member, and an open source evangelist. He has designed, critiqued, and supported architectures for large organizations worldwide. 

OpenDaylight Developer Spotlight: David Jorm

Monday 9th of March 2015 11:34:09 PM

David Jorm is a product security engineer based in Brisbane, Australia. He currently leads product security efforts for IIX, a software-defined interconnection company. 

OpenDaylight Developer Spotlight: Daniel Farrell

Monday 9th of March 2015 11:33:10 PM

Daniel Farrell is a Software Engineer, recently upgraded from an intern, on Red Hat’s SDN Team. He has been working on SDN-related projects since he entered the industry, which was right as SDN started to pick up speed. 

Ceph Open Source Storage Grows With Red Hat Backing

Monday 9th of March 2015 10:02:23 PM

In the past few weeks we've seen Ceph become an integral part of Red Hat's Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6 and the latest update of its core enterprise operating system, RHEL 7.1, as well as a key consulting area in its newly announced Cloud Innovation Practice.

On the Linux Kernel’s Code of Conflict

Monday 9th of March 2015 07:06:41 PM

Last week, 60 kernel developers signed off on a small patch called the Code of Conflict that provides guidelines for discourse in the kernel community and outlines a path for mediation if someone feels abused or threatened. The code was written by kernel maintainer Greg K-H, supported by many of the most prolific maintainers and developers of the kernel community and accepted into the kernel by Linus Torvalds himself.  

SUSE Explains Why the Future of Enterprise Storage is Open Source

Monday 9th of March 2015 05:48:51 PM

SUSE's announcement last month of its new enterprise storage solution based on the open source Ceph project is perfectly timed for the storage market's growth.

Top 10 Linux and Android Products from Mobile World Congress

Friday 6th of March 2015 06:54:56 PM

This week's Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona focused primarily on phones and tablets, but also featured major new processors, game consoles, smartwatches, and more. Our slideshow of the top 10 products running Linux or the Linux-based Android features products that are all significant in one way or another, and should influence other products that appear through 2016.

Gallery : Top 10 Linux and Android Products from MWC 2015

Friday 6th of March 2015 06:49:42 PM

15 Questions from Kernel.org SysAdmin Konstantin Ryabitsev's Reddit AMA

Friday 6th of March 2015 05:37:02 PM

Linux Foundation System Administrator Konstanin Ryabitsev answered questions in a Reddit AMA this week. Here are some of the best responses.

How to Install the Prestashop Open Source Ecommerce Tool on Linux

Wednesday 4th of March 2015 11:57:25 PM

Prestashop is one of the most powerful open source ecommerce tools you will ever have the privilege of using. 

Linux Growth Results in High Demand for Linux Talent for Fourth Year in a Row

Wednesday 4th of March 2015 04:02:18 PM

Dice and The Linux Foundation today are releasing their annual Linux Jobs Report, which details the responses of more than 1,000 hiring managers and 3,000 Linux professionals about the state of the Linux job market. 

Up to $1,000 Off All Our March Training Courses

Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 10:04:14 PM

The new year is a almost a quarter of the way through, and now that you’ve had some time to settle in, it’s time to start thinking about training. ...

Bringing Telcos Into Open Source Culture

Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 10:00:15 PM

The telco world was historically driven by standards with large internationally-focused organizations, but it's starting to become more open.

Blind Genetics Researcher Wants to Learn Linux But Needs a Tutor

Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 12:38:50 AM

Bioinformatics graduate student Thomas Hahn was born with albinism – a genetic disorder that's left him nearly blind – and despite his great desire to transfer his Windows programming skills to Linux, it's been nearly impossible to do on his own. He needs someone with sight – and Linux knowledge – to show him how.

How the Linux Kernel is Like an Open Source Turducken

Monday 2nd of March 2015 05:22:29 PM

The first time I heard the word “coopetition” (“cooperation” and “competition” combined)... I wanted to kill it with fire. But the idea… the idea is a glorious one. 

More in Tux Machines

Android Leftovers

Lubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 Is Not Using Systemd, Nor LXQt - Screenshot Tour

Lubuntu 15.04 is the last in our screenshot tour articles related to the Final Beta a.k.a. Beta 2 of the Vivid Vervet development cycle. Lubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 offers one of the most lightweight desktop experiences and it is now powered by Ubuntu 15.04’s Linux 3.19.2 kernel. Read more Also: Xubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 Released, Offers a Neat Xfce 4.12 Experience - Screenshot Tour

What is keeping you from switching to Linux?

I'd like to make time for switching my main system but it is not there yet. What I plan to do is however use Linux on my laptop and get used to it this way. While it will take longer than a radical switch, it is the best I can do right now. Eventually though, I'd like to run all but one system on Linux and not Windows. Read more Also: Who’s Using, And Not Using, GNU/Linux Desktops

5 Surprising Reasons Behind The GNOME Resurgence

When the team behind GNOME came out with GNOME 3, which included the infamous GNOME Shell, the most popular desktop environment of the time saw a sharp decrease in users. And honestly, that trend is pretty easy to explain. When GNOME 3 initially came out, it was incomplete, buggy, and foreign. The concepts behind GNOME Shell were never before seen on a desktop system, and lots of users who were used to panels/taskbars and menus didn’t like the rather dramatic changes. Read more