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Mr. Robot TV Show Now Uses BackTrack Linux's Successor, Kali Linux for Hacking
(Jul 28, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: The fifth episode of Mr. Robot showed us, Linux geeks, that the characters in the show are using Kali Linux to hack people

How to ruin an open source project: Let us count the ways
(Jul 28, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: GitHub official Brandon Keepers provides warnings about bad practices that can kill projects

Capital One Out to Display its Geekdom with Open Source DevOps Dashboard
(Jul 27, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

New Stack: Capital One is unveiling Hygieia, a comprehensive DevOps dashboard that its agile teams developed, as its first open source product.

Creating The Open-Source Community Of Your Dreams
(Jul 27, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechCrunch: When a company decides to embrace open-source software development, releasing the code under a suitable license is only the tip of the iceberg.

The Penguin or the Egg: How To Increase Adoption Of Desktop Linux
(Jul 26, 2015, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)

maximumPC: Real or perceived shortcomings in software offerings keep too many users away from the free OS

A quiz to gauge your commitment to open source
(Jul 24, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: Bluehost's Jared Smith gives his OSCON audience a quiz they can use to gauge their commitment to open source.

The only remaining barrier to entry for Linux
(Jul 23, 2015, 23:00) (6 talkbacks)

Tech Republic: If asked, what would you think is the biggest challenge facing Linux mass adoption?

Founder of GNU bestows blessing upon open source crowdfunding site
(Jul 23, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Ars: Richard Stallman calls Crowd Supply "preferred platform" for Free/Libre software, hardware.

Open source and open data's role in modern meteorology
(Jul 23, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: Just as chemistry students learn not only chemistry but lab procedures and equipment, so too must meteorology students learn about the tools of their trade.

Feel Scammed By Microsoft, Switch To Linux
(Jul 23, 2015, 05:00) (3 talkbacks)

 EverydayLinuxUser: Microsoft dangled a big juicy orange carrot in front of the noses of Windows XP users.

Linux Top 3: SLES 11 SP4, Chromixium OS 1.5 and Canonical Licensing
(Jul 21, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxPlanet: There are few Linux distributions as popular as Canonical's Ubuntu and yet in the eyes of the Free Software Foundation (FSF), Canonical has taken some liberties with Free and open-source licensing.

Where are the Women and Minority Open Source Programmers?
(Jul 21, 2015, 15:00) (1 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: In open source, the quality of one's work matters more than anything else, yet women and minorities are even more underrepresented here than they are in the tech world in general.

How women can succeed in open source and change the world
(Jul 21, 2015, 13:00) (3 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: FOSS advocate Stormy Peters spoke to the annual Womens' Leadership Luncheon on creating effective change in our projects so that we can all help save the world.

Debian Project Lead: Snappy and Mir Bad Ideas
(Jul 21, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostatic: McGovern answered queries on his relationship with Valve, his opinion on Ubuntu, and his desktop of choice among many others.

The Controversy Behind Canonical's Intellectual Property Policy
(Jul 21, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Journal: Canonical recently has made a change to its intellectual property policy following two years of discussion with the Free Software Foundation (FSF).

Firefox OS fork "H5OS" gets a $100 million boost
(Jul 20, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Acadine, founded by former Mozilla execs, has received a $100 million investment from China's Tsinghua Unigroup, to launch a Firefox OS fork called "H5OS."

No Agents Needed to Monitor Containers, Says Sysdig, Just Linux Kernel Changes
(Jul 20, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

New Stack: What containers still lack is a common platform for rendering telemetry to a monitoring system.

Visualizing flux: Time travel, torque, and temporal maps
(Jul 20, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: Mapping communities in the open source space are growing as more and more people use maps for business and social change.

Alternative is the question, Linux is the answer
(Jul 19, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tech Republic: Jack Wallen has seen a huge rise in the amount of a single question coming into his inbox. Those asking the question will surprise you... the answer will not.

Why I won't be going to OSCON this year.
(Jul 18, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

IMO:OSCON is next week, but if you are looking for me, I won't be there.

Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell Says Ubuntu Policy Is Still Lacking
(Jul 18, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell talked about the recent changes to the licensing procedures on the Ubuntu project, and he said that there are still some important problems that have been left unresolved.

What the Ubuntu IP Announcement means
(Jul 17, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Canonical was through its legal team asking some distros including Mint that they needed a license to redistribute Ubuntu but this is not true because the underlying licenses already set the rights individuals and groups have in redistributing code.

It pays to stay fresh on tech certifications
(Jul 17, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: Even happily employed professionals should add skills and certifications to their resume, and the benefits extend to their employers.

Patent Trolls Working Overtime
(Jul 16, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: The trolls are still at it.

Canonical and Free Software Foundation come to open-source licensing terms
(Jul 15, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: For years, Canonical and Ubuntu have been accused of playing fast and loose with Linux-related licenses.

How I marketed free software
(Jul 15, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux-Magazine: Marketing to FOSS is radically different from general ads to consumers or to other businesses.

The truth is just a download away: Why we need open source more than ever
(Jul 15, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: Enterprise buying decisions are fueled by marketing messages, but open source offers a clearer path to truth.

What organizations can learn from open culture and technologies
(Jul 14, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: A few key principles of an open organization and how companies can put it into practice.

Godfather Ellison's Protection Racket
(Jul 13, 2015, 06:00) (3 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: The leverage the company has to make this tactic work is our old pal, vendor lock-in.

Open source licensing at GitHub
(Jul 10, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Get a sneak peek at GitHub Government Evangelist Ben Balter's OSCON talk, "Open source licensing on GitHub by the numbers."

How designers can contribute to open source
(Jul 09, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: Open source software isn't always pretty.

Linux provides career transition after military service
(Jul 07, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: While I was being shown the ropes, a senior admin a few levels above me pulled me to the side. He told me that although the Army was using Windows, no one on the team was going to take me seriously if I didn't know Linux.

How I Discovered Linux & Changed the World
(Jul 07, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: In relation to the real accomplishments in the Linuxsphere, I was late to the party.

Teaching open source communities about conflict resolution
(Jul 06, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

At OSCON in Portland this year, Donna Benjamin and Gina Likins are combining forces to talk about a topic that is sometimes easily dismissed: conflict resolution.

There is No 'New Microsoft': Under Nadella, Patent Extortion Against Linux/Android Carries on
(Jul 06, 2015, 15:00) (2 talkbacks)

techrights: Kyocera is again being targeted by Microsoft, using patent aggression, with a secret settlement being reached whose negative impact on Android remains to be seen

Hubstaff lets you manage your remote employees- Installation on Linux is Easy
(Jul 06, 2015, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

 LinuxPitStop: Hubstaff provides software application for remote team management.

Open organizations don't need to serve Kool-Aid
(Jul 05, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: No need for the Kool-Aid.

Ubuntu MATE Project Donates Money to Geany, Transmission, and MATE Devs
(Jul 05, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: The Ubuntu MATE team makes monthly donations to other projects

Q&A: Zipcar founder Robin Chase on open source and the collaboration economy
(Jul 03, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

ITworld: Sharing is the "path of greatest value creation," says Chase.

Open Source History: What We've Learned So Far
(Jul 02, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: The history of open source is long and storied, and fascinating enough to be a book. Which is what The VAR Guy contributing editor Christopher Tozzi is doing.

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