Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Every geek has its day

Filed under
OSS

And our day is Saturday, 10 September. Software Freedom Day is almost upon us, and Go Open Source and other OSS pundits have a ton of install fests happening around the country, intended to spread the good news of free software and introduce non-geeks to the welcoming world of open source.

Software Freedom Day is a worldwide initiative aimed at bringing freedom of choice between proprietary and open source software to the masses. "And this year's festivities are proving to be the biggest and most impressive yet, with a marked increase in participation and interest from parties all over the country," says Adi Attar, project manager at Canonical, one of the Go Open Source partner companies.

Full Story.

More in Tux Machines

Fairphone 2 Ubuntu Touch Port Is in the Making, Here's What Works

While Canonical employees are working hard these days on the enablement of the Ubuntu Tablet device, it looks like we're getting the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system on the Fairphone 2 smartphone. How did that happen? Well, you might have heard of Marius Gripsgård, the skilled developer who managed to port Ubuntu for Phones on the OnePlus One smartphone, right? Sure you did, and today we're informing you that he is currently working on porting Ubuntu Touch to Fairphone 2. Read more

BakAndImgCD 16.0 Data Backup and Disk Cloning Live CD Is Available for Download

Today, 4MLinux founder Zbigniew Konojacki has informed Softpedia about the immediate availability for download of his BakAndImgCD 16.0 Live CD, a fork of the 4MLinux operating system used for data backup and disk imaging operations. Read more

4 open source tools for Linux system monitoring

This article discusses some of the interactive command line interface (CLI) tools that are provided with or which can be easily installed on Red Hat related distributions including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora, CentOS, and other derivative distributions. Although there are GUI tools available and they offer good information, the CLI tools provide all of the same information and they are always usable because many servers do not have a GUI interface but all Linux systems have a command line interface. This article concentrates on the tools that I typically use. If I did not cover your favorite tool, please forgive me and let us all know what tools you use and why in the comments section. Read more

Phoronix on Linux, Graphics