Here's a Sneak Peek at What's Coming in the Solus 1.1 Linux Operating System
Solus' Josh Strobl today announced the 20th installation of the project's weekly newsletter, entitled "This Week in Solus," informing users about the work done in preparation for the upcoming Solus 1.1 release.
Why I fought for open source in the Air Force
I wanted an open source solution and faced a fair amount of resistance from our lawyers, management, users, and proprietary vendors. It was a difficult struggle at times, and it wasn't until the DoD published their first official guidance on the use of open source software that we started to gain traction. Finally, in the middle of all of the drama, the DoD leadership issued a policy update explicitly stating that open source software was acceptable as long as there was support for it, and that the support could come in the form of government programmers, if necessary.
This memo was a game changer, but it took more than just a policy update to get momentum to shift toward open source.
Android-x86 4.4-r5 Might Be the Last Release in the Android 4.4 "KitKat" Series
We reported two weeks ago that the Android-x86 4.4-r4 might just be the last in the Android 4.4 KitKat-based series of the Linux distribution, but it looks like the developers have decided to make one more maintenance release.
Gorgeous Birdie 2.0 Twitter Client for Linux Is Now Available for Beta Testing
Remember when we told you that the developers of the excellent Birdie Twitter client for GNU/Linux operating system announced that they would start work on the next major release, version 2.0, but only for elementary OS?