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Linux 3.19 Features Set to Surface in 2015
LinuxPlanet: Among the interesting bits that is support for Microsoft's Surface Pro... (Dec 16, 2014)

Why is the Number of Linux Distros Declining?
 Datamation: We're losing distros, and, as with the bees, no one knows why. (Dec 16, 2014)

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Mozilla Firefox for Apple IOS iPhone Code Emerges on Github
(Dec 19, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

InternetNews: The new Firefox-ios effort in contrast kinda/sorta looks like it's a real browser.

Creating your First App on Linux with Python and Flask
(Dec 19, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techarena51: Whether playing on Linux or working on Linux there is high chance you have come across a program written in python.

What is Ubuntu Snappy?
(Dec 18, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The Linux Rain: If you're anything like me, you've probably heard about this new thing from Canonical called "Snappy" Ubuntu Core, but at the same time trying to understand exactly what it is may leave you cross-eyed

Should We All Be Contributing to FOSS?
(Dec 18, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: "What can we non-athletes do? Test software. Install it. Try it every-which-way," advised Robert Pogson. "Make suggestions. Make choices. Write documentation. Teach folks how to use the software. Write bug reports -

Why mentors matter in open source
(Dec 18, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 OpenSource.com: When should you mentor? Well, now, of course.

KDE Ships Plasma 5.1.2, Bugfix Release for December
(Dec 17, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

The bugfixes are typically small but important

The fall of GPL and the rise of permissive open-source licenses
(Dec 17, 2014, 09:00) (5 talkbacks)

ZDnet: The GPL is still the world's most popular open-source license but it's declining in use, while permissive licenses are gaining more fans, and some developers are choosing to release code without any license at all.

Pay For Faster Linux Kernel Performance? There's Patches For That
(Dec 17, 2014, 08:00) (1 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The eXt73 patch-set is designed to offer greater performance and reduced power usage on an otherwise generic Linux kernel image.

Farewell, Dr. Dobb's
(Dec 17, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Dr. Dobbs: After 38 years of glory, the long run of Dr. Dobb's has come to an end.

Linux 3.19 Features Set to Surface in 2015
(Dec 16, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxPlanet: Among the interesting bits that is support for Microsoft's Surface Pro.

New Features Proposed For Fedora 22
(Dec 15, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Fedora 22 will be released no earlier than next May while the full schedule has yet to be set in stone

Python Update Limits Risk of POODLE Attacks
(Dec 15, 2014, 04:00) (1 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Python 2.x was supposed to be long gone by now. Instead, it's getting security fixes to keep legacy users current.

diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development December 2014
(Dec 14, 2014, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: Containers are very tricky to implement.

Ruby Compiled With Clang Is Noticeably Faster Than GCC
(Dec 14, 2014, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)

Phoronix: When it comes to real-world usage of Clang, most companies tend to just utilize Clang for now when producing debug builds due to its faster compile times and better diagnostics than GCC

Release of KDE Frameworks 5.5.0
(Dec 14, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

KDE Frameworks are 60 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms.

Rust 1.0: Scheduling the trains
(Dec 14, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

rust: As 2014 is drawing to a close, it’s time to begin the Rust 1.0 release cycle!

Open or Fauxpen? Use the OSS Watch Openness Rating tool to find out
(Dec 13, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

OSS: Is your software open or fauxpen?

Xojo: A Linux development suite that doesn't really support Linux
(Dec 12, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: If an IDE requires outdated versions of Linux, it may as well not even support Linux.

EXT4 In Linux 3.19 Brings Lots Of Bug Fixes
(Dec 11, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

phoronix: EXT4 changes for Linux 3.19 include "lots of bug fixes", including changes that should improve CPU utilization and potential soft lock-ups when under heavy memory pressure

Firefox 35 Set to Be More Responsive and Conversational
(Dec 11, 2014, 08:00) (1 talkbacks)

InternetNews: From the 'Hello Firefox What's New?' files:

Ubuntu Developer Tools Center Renamed To Ubuntu Make, Sees New Release
(Dec 11, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Webupd8: With this release, the project was renamed to Ubuntu Make, based on name proposals from the community.

Hachicorp Raises $10M to Advance Open Source DevOps Vision
(Dec 10, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Enterprise Apps Today: Developer behind the popular open source Vagrant tool expands with new commercial product and the money to move it forward.

Qt 5.4 released
(Dec 10, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

One of the main focus areas of this Qt release has been around Web technologies and we have a lot of cool new things to offer there.

Do you need programming skills to learn Linux?
(Dec 09, 2014, 13:00) (1 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: I wanted to test out some of the things I was learning, and 'learning is doing' to a large extent.

Linux 3.18: 4 Reasons to Love a 'Diseased Newt'
(Dec 09, 2014, 12:00) (1 talkbacks)

Linux.com: Small-packet performance has been a problem area for Linux

Linux 3.18 Diseased Newt Released
(Dec 08, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxPlanet: Linus Torvalds formally released the Linux 3.18 kernel on December 7, even though a regression issue that first showed up in Linux 3.17 has yet to be resolved.

Docker Founder Must Right His Ship
(Dec 08, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

InformationWeek: After some controversy this week, Docker needs to show it has the maturity needed to manage an open source project.

Linux 3.18 released
(Dec 07, 2014, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: It has been a quiet week, and the patch from rc7 is tiny, so 3.18 is out.

A beginner's guide to bash
(Dec 07, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techarena51: A Brief Introduction Bash or Bourne again shell is a replacement to the original unix shell written by Stephen Bourne at Bell Labs

Fedora 21 Final status is Go, release on December 9, 2014
(Dec 06, 2014, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

Fedora: Thanks everyone, this is a huge achievement after almost one year long development cycle and many changes not only under the hood how we produce Fedora!

Node.js gains a new fork, much to Joyent's dismay
(Dec 05, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: Dissatisfaction with Joyent's stewardship of the Node.js project has bubbled over, leading to the creation of the io.js fork

Fedora 21's Performance Is Close To Ubuntu 14.10
(Dec 05, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Most of the Linux distribution performance comparisons don't turn up much assuming the Linux kernel, compiler, and Mesa components are close to the same version

Intro to Linux Namespaces
(Dec 04, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Namespaces are useful in creating processes that are more isolated from the rest of the system, without needing to use full low level virtualization technology.

Program Arduino on your Raspberry Pi
(Dec 03, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux User & Developer: You can interface a Raspberry Pi with Arduino components – now learn how to program them from the Pi and control robots like the Makeblock

Google's Go 1.5 To Feature Many Improvements
(Dec 03, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The updates due for Google's Go 1.5 programming language implementation are aplenty and should better position this promising language.

Kernel 3.18 development – the kernel column
(Dec 01, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux User & Developer: Jon Masters examines the latest features to land in Linux 3.17 and ongoing development toward features in Linux 3.18 and beyond

Now HTML 5 is finished, W3C boss Jeff Jaffe discusses what comes next
(Dec 01, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Now HTML 5 has finally been standardized, Jeff Jaffe, the W3C's CEO, wants to get people talking about what to do next.

Linux 3.18 rc7
(Dec 01, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: Things are calming down nicely, and everything looks pretty normal.

Nasty Lockup Issue Still Being Investigated For Linux 3.18
(Nov 30, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: When Linux 3.18-rc6 was released last Sunday, Linus Torvalds noted in the release announcement that a "a big unknown worry in a regression" remained.

What’s the Difference Between Chromium and Chrome?
(Nov 26, 2014, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

HowToGeek: Chromium is the open-source project that forms the basis for Google Chrome.

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