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A decade of Linux patent non-aggression: The Open Invention Network
(Oct 09, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: One reason why Linux weathered patent attacks and trolls to become today's dominant server and cloud operating system is because the Open Invention Network united its supporters into a strong patent consortium
Protecode: Open Source Code Will Power 95 Pct. of Companies by 2017
(Oct 09, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
The VAR Guy: Protecode, which specializes in open source code management services, has published an infographic that details trends in open source programming and development.
Developer creates an open source glucose monitoring and tracking app he can trust
(Oct 09, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
ITworld: Unable to find existing open source glucose monitoring and tracking apps or tools, he set out to create his own
Coding in a safe place
(Oct 09, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Python Software Foundation's (PSF) Director Carol Willing will be mentoring coders for OpenHatch and the Systers' Volunteer Management System.
Top 5 open source desktop email clients
(Oct 09, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
In this roundup, we take a quick look at five open source options for desktop email, share a little bit about each, and try to provide you with some options you may want to try out yourself.
SUSE Announces SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Apps on Amazon Web Services
(Oct 09, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
SUSE continues its long standing relationship with SAP
How Xen Manages Security Disclosure
(Oct 08, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
VIDEO: The Xen Project Advisory Board's chairman discusses how the open-source virtualization technology behind most public clouds is able to patch security issues before they become real problems.
Slackel Linux: Not Your Father's Slackware
(Oct 08, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: Slackel offers a few advantages not usually found with the Slackware Linux lineup.
Polycom Advances Hardware for New Generation of Collaboration
(Oct 08, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
Enterprise Networking Planet: Yup - Linux (in the flavor of Android..) powered
Full Speed Ahead with HTTP/2 on Google Cloud Platform
(Oct 08, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
We’re not breaking any news here, because Google Cloud Platform support for SPDY has been enabled for many years, and support for its successor (HTTP/2) was enabled earlier this year.
Speeding Ahead with ZFS and VirtualBox
(Oct 08, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
Freedom Penguin: Sometimes, a VM goes bonkers and you have to roll-back to a previous version of the VM; and sometimes VirtualBox's snapshots are useful for that.
Run a Minecraft server using Spigot
(Oct 08, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
Fedora Magazine: Spigot is an open-source Java project that lets users run their own Minecraft server and add plugins to extend the possibilities of their server.
KDE Ships Plasma 5.4.2, bugfix Release for October
(Oct 08, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
The bugfixes are typically small but important
Unomi: A Bridge Between Privacy and Digital Marketing
(Oct 08, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: The objective of Unomi is to deliver a software core that has all those capabilities to protect privacy of customers without taking away a valuable resource that can help companies improve their products.
Canonical Plays With Internet of Toys Idea
(Oct 08, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: The company is partnering with the Hybrid Group and Erle Robotics for the initiative.
Hypocrite Forks the Linux Kernel Because of Cultural Characteristics That He Himself is Guilty of
(Oct 08, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
techrights: Forking of Linux is misleadingly reported in the media because of a couple of very loud people, who are not even quitting their jobs
Exploring the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT
(Oct 08, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
A closer look at the Raspberry Pi add-on board that's going to space with astronaut Tim Peake.
How to force password change at the next login on Linux
(Oct 08, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
xmodulo: In multi-user Linux environment, it's a standard practice to create user accounts with some random default password.
Create Multiple IP Addresses to One Single Network Interface
(Oct 08, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
The concept of creating or configuring multiple IP addresses on a single network interface is called IP aliasing.
Install PAC Manager on Linux Mint, Ubuntu & OpenSUSE
(Oct 07, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
Roku's 4th gen media player does 4K, gets larger, costs more
(Oct 07, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxGizmos: Media streaming pioneer Roku has unveiled its 4th-gen media streaming player, featuring 4K resolution, 802.11ac WiFi, a larger footprint, and a $130 price.
Recalbox Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming
(Oct 07, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
FreedomPenguin: Basically, you need to make sure your have all of your hardware handy and the ROMs ready to go.
PowerTop Monitors Total Power Usage and Improve Linux Laptop Battery Life
(Oct 07, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
tecmint: One of the most important characteristics of a good Linux machine especially with laptops is power management in terms of prolonging battery life.
Raspbian Jessie Lives Up to the Hype
(Oct 07, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
FOSSforce: Keeping in rhythm with using names from Toy Story characters, Raspbian Jessie was released this past week for Raspberry Pi users.
Linux Security: Lock Down a New System Immediately
(Oct 07, 2015, 11:09) (0 talkbacks)
The Linux Works: How quickly will a newly commissioned system be attacked?
Valve Makes SteamOS 2.0 the Official Distro, Now Based on Debian 8.2
(Oct 07, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Valve is making SteamOS 2.0 the official version supported by the company, and it looks like it might ship with the Steam Machines after all.
How to move the needle in open source
(Oct 07, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
opensource.com: We caught up with All Things Open co-presenters Guy Martin and Nithya Ruff to hear about their talk, "Many ways to move the needle in open source."
LibreOffice 4.4.6 to Be Last in the Series, New RC Is Out
(Oct 07, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Document Foundation has revealed that the first Release Candidate for LibreOffice 4.4.6 has been released, and it packs quite a lot of changes and improvements.
Caddy - A Lightweight HTTP/2 Web Server to Deploy and Test Websites Easliy
(Oct 07, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
tecmint: Caddy is an alternative web server easy to configure and use.
Is Oracle Abandoning Java?
(Oct 07, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
FOSSforce: This seems to fit with news from early September, when reports began to surface on Twitter, Reddit and Facebook that Oracle was giving the ax to Java evangelists.
Rackspace Embraces Amazon's Cloud
(Oct 07, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
Datamation: Though Rackspace has its own cloud, it's now in the business of supporting Amazon Web Service's platform.
Linux Foundation Launches OpenChain Workgroup for Open Source Standards
(Oct 07, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
The VAR Guy: The Linux Foundation has announced the OpenChain Workgroup, which will promote standards based on best practices for open source software development.
What Are Linux Meta-packages?
(Oct 06, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
Freedom Penguin: I was recently in a discussion about meta-packages, and realized many users don't know what they are or what they do. So, let's see if we can clear-up the mystery.
Does your company know how much open source it uses?
(Oct 06, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
Software licenses are the legal underpinning of open source projects, but companies don't always know how to manage them.
The ZFS File System Will be Included in Ubuntu, Says Mark Shuttleworth
(Oct 06, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
If it's ZFS you're after, it will be included in Ubuntu as standard in due course
Incompetence, not Linux, is behind the XOR DDoS botnet
(Oct 06, 2015, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)
A kid in an open source candy store
(Oct 06, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
opensource.com: Kartik Subbarao shares why using open source software makes him feel like a kid in the world's largest candy store.
Why the software world needs a 'no-fly zone' for patents
(Oct 06, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
ITworld: Now 10 years old, the Open Invention Network protects more than 2,000 software packages.
PHP Vendor Zend Acquired by Rogue Wave
(Oct 06, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
InternetNews: Zend Technologies - a company that bills itself as 'the' PHP Company has been acquired by Rogue Wave Software for an undisclosed amount.
Wind River Linux 8 supports Yocto 2.0, Intel Skylake CPUs
(Oct 06, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)