Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Muktware

Syndicate content
A Linux & Open Source web magazine
Updated: 3 hours 6 min ago

Chromebook gets ‘OK Google’ and other Android features

Monday 22nd of December 2014 09:46:12 PM

Google has been introducing more and more Android features to Chromebooks lately – so, don’t be surprised when your Chrome machine begins

The post Chromebook gets ‘OK Google’ and other Android features appeared first on Linux Veda.

1st alpha of 15.04 Ubuntu family is here

Friday 19th of December 2014 06:39:31 PM

First alpha of Ubuntu flavors of 15.04 cycle is available for download and testing.

The post 1st alpha of 15.04 Ubuntu family is here appeared first on Linux Veda.

Did Cyanogen betray OnePlus for India?

Friday 19th of December 2014 01:26:46 PM

Details about the fallout between Cyanogen and OnePlus emerge as legal battle in N. California ensue.

The post Did Cyanogen betray OnePlus for India? appeared first on Linux Veda.

Bq’s first Ubuntu Phone will arrive in February

Friday 19th of December 2014 03:42:00 AM

BQ's first Ubuntu device will be launched in February, the device will be an entry device with a low price point.

The post Bq’s first Ubuntu Phone will arrive in February appeared first on Linux Veda.

RHEL for SAP HANA for public cloud

Friday 19th of December 2014 03:41:25 AM

Red Hat now lets you deploy RHEL for SAP HANA on certified public clouds and announces a partnership with Hatachi Data Systems.

The post RHEL for SAP HANA for public cloud appeared first on Linux Veda.

Linux Foundation announces membership plans for holidays

Thursday 18th of December 2014 03:06:54 AM

The Linux Foundation offer to give $25 dollars to Free Geek for every person that signs up to it's $99 member plan, members get $100 discount exam.

The post Linux Foundation announces membership plans for holidays appeared first on Linux Veda.

Google Drive now supports ODF

Thursday 18th of December 2014 03:06:34 AM

Google Drive now fully supports the ODF formats and adds other refinements to it's cloud office suite.

The post Google Drive now supports ODF appeared first on Linux Veda.

Dropbox 3.x comes with Qt-based UI for Linux and Windows

Monday 15th of December 2014 03:31:49 PM

Dropbox does a great job as a file sync and storage service.

The post Dropbox 3.x comes with Qt-based UI for Linux and Windows appeared first on Linux Veda.

Dell selling USB keyboards for Chrome at $20 in US

Friday 12th of December 2014 10:45:00 PM

Dell is now dishing out full-fledged USB Chrome keyboards on its online store in the US, and it is expected to start selling it outside the US.

The post Dell selling USB keyboards for Chrome at $20 in US appeared first on Linux Veda.

Here comes Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 beta

Friday 12th of December 2014 08:54:49 PM

Red Hat, the world's largest open source company, has announced the release of RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) 7.1 beta just six month after the release of RHEL 7.

The post Here comes Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 beta appeared first on Linux Veda.

Chromecast gets Guest mode, NZ gets Chromecast and we may have a 15″ Chromebook

Thursday 11th of December 2014 10:51:38 PM

Google's media streaming stick, Chromecast has acquired a guest mode, which means you no longer will be required to share your Wi-Fi password with guests.

The post Chromecast gets Guest mode, NZ gets Chromecast and we may have a 15″ Chromebook appeared first on Linux Veda.

More in Tux Machines

Open Source Meritocracy Is More Than a Joke

In January 2014, Github removed the rug in its office's waiting room in response to criticism of its slogan, "United Meritocracy of Github." Since then, the criticism of the idea of meritocracy has spread in free software circles. "Meritocracy is a joke," has become a slogan seen on T-shirts and constantly proclaimed, especially by feminists. Such commentary is true — so far as it goes, but it ignores the potential benefits of meritocracy as an ethos. Anyone who bothers to look can see that meritocracy is more of an ideal than a standard practice in free software. The idea that people should be valued for their contributions may seem to be a way to promote fairness, but the practice is frequently more complicated. Read more Also: Unmanagement and unleadership

Linux Kernel Developers Consider Live Kernel Patching Solution

kPatch and kGraph may soon enable live kernel updates on all Linux distributions, making it possible to apply security and other patches on the open source operating system without rebooting. Read more

A real-time editing tool for Wikipedia

Wikipedia is one of the most frequently visited websites in the world. The vast online encyclopedia, editable by anyone, has become the go-to source for general information on any subject. However, the "crowdsourcing" used by Wikipedia opens their doors to spin and whitewashing–edits that may be less than factual in nature. To help journalists, citizens, and activists track these edits, TWG (The Working Group) partnered with Metro News and the Center for Investigative Reporting to build WikiWash. Read more

​Linux and open source 2014: It was the best of years, it was the worst of years

There was great news and there was awful news in the world of Linux and open-source software during 2014. Read more