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How to manage casual contributors to open source projects
(Oct 23, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks) Try these strategies to better utilize contributions from your project's episodic volunteers.

Microsoft and Nokia's Patent Trolls by Proxy: First Conversant, Now Provenance Asset Group Holdings LLC
(Oct 23, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

techrights: Microsoft's shell game with patents (passing Android-hostile patents to trolls) carries on and publishers funded by these trolls offer the details, albeit vaguely and with obvious spin

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth: IoT, Ubuntu and the yogurt of the future
(Oct 20, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: In this Q&A, Canonical founder and CEO Mark Shuttleworth discusses the future of the Internet of Things

Docker CEO: Embracing Kubernetes Removes Conflict
(Oct 20, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Steve Singh, CEO of Docker Inc discusses where the continued opportunities exist for container adoption.

Crowdsourcing the way to a more flexible strategic plan
(Oct 19, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

My team recently gathered more than 100 action items from our community???then completed them all within a year. Here's how we did it.

Massachusetts launches new state website powered by open source Drupal
(Oct 18, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

The state of Massachusetts has revamped its website, built from the ground up with Drupal

4 website maintenance mistakes to avoid
(Oct 16, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks) Keep your website clean, fast, and available with these maintenance must-dos.

Patents Are Turning BlackBerry and Nokia, Which Used Android, Into Anti-Android Fronts That Tax Android OEMs
(Oct 14, 2017, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techrights: Nokia's patents are being scattered to trolls

10 Free Linux Productivity Apps You Haven't Heard Of
(Oct 13, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: Productivity apps can make your work easier.

Puppet and Google Partner on Cloud On-Ramp
(Oct 12, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

This looks pretty much like a win-win deal, although it appears as if Google has so far done most of the heavy lifting.

Examining network connections on Linux systems
(Oct 12, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: Linux systems provide a lot of useful commands for reviewing network configuration and connections.

Docker Raising New Funding as Container Competition Grows
(Oct 11, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A new SEC filing indicates that the container vendor is looking to raise new funding as the company faces an increasingly competitive landscape.

XikiHub: The Social Command Line
(Oct 11, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

A new Linux project named XikiHub has been spotted on Kickstarter.

Top 10 Factors that Influence Your IT Salary
(Oct 11, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Your job title, level of experience, gender and location all influence your take-home pay.

Europe pledges support for open source government solutions
(Oct 11, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

European Union & EFTA nations recognize open source software as a key driver of government digital transformation.

How the Federal Reserve Bank of New York navigates the 'supply chain' of open source software
(Oct 11, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Open source reusable software components are key to the New York Fed's successful operation.

An Interview With Neil McGovern, GNOME Foundation Executive Director: “Software Freedom, Users, And Technical Excellence Are Our 3 Pillars”
(Oct 10, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSbytes: The GNOME Foundation works to further the goal of the GNOME project: to create a computing platform for use by the general public that is completely free software, and designed to be elegant, efficient and easy to use.

Microsoft Lobbying, the EPO, and Software Patents Disguised as 'Internet of Things'
(Oct 09, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

techrights: The European Patent Office (EPO) continues to act like a vassal of patent aggressors

7 deadly sins of documentation
(Oct 06, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Why do so many organizations struggle to create clear, cohesive documentation?

IT Salary 2018
(Oct 05, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: IT salaries continue to drift upward

The Geezer and the Penguin
(Oct 05, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Dark Duck: This is a personal story - the Penguin, of course, is Linux, and I'm the Geezer,

Adopting minimalism in your docs
(Oct 05, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

The best technical documentation is in sync with the reader's needs. How can you make that happen?

No, the Linux desktop hasn't jumped in popularity
(Oct 04, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: 2017 - the Year of the Linux Desktop....

Microsoft-Connected Patent Trolls Continue to File New Lawsuits and Collect Patents for Further Litigation Purposes
(Oct 04, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

techrights: Microsoft's strategy of passing patents to trolls and pressuring rivals into paying for 'protection' carries on.

LFCS - Editing and Creating Files with Nano and Touch
(Oct 03, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

In the LFCS exam you may be asked to create or modify files.

Timeshift A System Restore Utility Tool Review
(Oct 02, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

TimeShift is a system restore tool for Linux.

Why auditing your documentation is a must
(Oct 02, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) Think you don't need or can't afford a doc audit?

Simon Phipps Returns to President Role at Open Source Initiative
(Oct 01, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

The OSI board has elected Simon Phipps, a current board member and OSI's president from 2010-2016, to serve as Randal's replacement.

Tech Comics: Parenting Geeks
(Sep 29, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: Parenting a geek requires a very special attitude toward communication.

Kids can't code without computers
(Sep 29, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks) FLOSS Desktops for Kids helps students in under-served schools access technology and the skills to use it, by building their own computers.

Microsoft Joins Open Source Initiative Without Affecting Weather in Hell
(Sep 29, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Back before Steve Ballmer permanently left the building, the only thing Microsoft hated more than Linux was open source.

Microsoft is Doing to 'Open Source' (OSI) What it Did to W3C
(Sep 28, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRights: The corporate/mainstream media keeps telling us that Microsoft has changed and can now be trusted

9 open source license management rules for startups
(Sep 28, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Open source software is free like a puppy is free.

Managing users on Linux systems
(Sep 28, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: Here are some tasks and tools that make managing Linux accounts a little easier  and keep your Linux users happy.

It's Official: Microsoft Becomes Premium Sponsor of the Open Source Initiative
(Sep 27, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

OSI's main goal is to promote open source technologies and software projects through education and collaboration, as well as through infrastructure.

SUSE Linux turns 25: From business distro leader to cloud power
(Sep 27, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: SUSE is one of the oldest Linux and open-source businesses.

Red Hat CEO Optimistic about OpenShift Kubernetes Revenue Growth
(Sep 26, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: Red Hat made its first billion in revenue largely based on Linux, but as the company continues to evolve, a lot of future growth is likely to come from its OpenShift Kubernetes container business.

Microsoft Brings Its GNU/Linux-Hostile Patent Scheme to China
(Sep 26, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techrights: Microsoft reiterates its intention to only offer 'protection' (or indemnification) for GNU/Linux users who pay Microsoft monthly fees while going further and hinting that it may send additional patents to trolls

10 Tips For First Time Linux Users
(Sep 26, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Here are some tips for you newcomers on acclimating yourself with the realm of Linux

Linux: Come for the Kernel, Stay for the Popcorn
(Sep 25, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Linux offers so much for users to sink their teeth into that even among desktop and more casual users, it's easy to get caught up in the tradecraft.

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