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Android-x86 developer Chih-Wei Huang was happy to announce the general availability of the final release of the Android-x86 6.0 operating system for personal computers.
As open source software matures and is used by more and more major corporations, it is becoming clear that the enterprise software game has changed. Sam Ramji, CEO of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, believes that open source software is a positive sum game, as reflected in his keynote at ApacheCon in Vancouver in May.
I have a favorite saying: "If you are a systems administrator, youhave the keys to the kingdom. If you are an open-source programmer, youdon't know which or how many kingdoms you have the keys to." We sendour programs out into the world to be run by anyone for any purpose.Think about that: by anyone, for any purpose.
This week, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced it has sold more than 10 million Raspberry Pi boards and celebrated the milestone by releasing a new Raspberry Pi Starter Kit. While many of these Linux-driven hacker boards were used for the foundation’s original purpose -- creating a low-cost computer for computer education -- a large percentage have been sold to hobbyists and commercial developers working on Internet of Things (IoT) projects ranging from home automation to industrial sensor networks.
Regardless of the profession you are in, there are broadly two things that define how productive you are: your knowledge of the subject, and how effectively you carry out your tasks. If your work involves computers and you are into writing, it's worth knowing that there exist several applications that offer distraction-free writing environment. In this article, we will discuss one such application - dubbed FocusWriter - that's available not only for Linux, but for Windows and Mac OS as well.
In the first article in this series, I provided an introduction to the powerful dig utility and its uses in performing DNS lookups. For those who haven't used the command before, these articles will give a useful overview of its features and capabilities. This time, I’ll explain how dig syntax differs from other packages and offer some time-saving examples.
It wasn't going to go to Eclipse right?
The power of partners is incalculable. Again and again, open source communities prove that to all of us at Red Hat. The more smart people you assemble as you undertake an important endeavor, the more effective, flexible, and innovative the solutions you'll discover.And yet that's not how the marketing business has traditionally worked.read more
PostgreSQL is one of the most popular object-relational database management system (shortened to ORDBMS) and is 100% open-source. It is not purely about relations anymore: PostgreSQL is more and more about NoSQL as well. The following article is a short tutorial to... Continue Reading →
Canonical is very serious about its innovative Snappy technologies in Ubuntu, and they would like you to join them for a technical introduction to Ubuntu Snappy Core operating system and Snaps.
Debian Stable 8.5 is reminiscent of Ubuntu’s early days. It’s stable and fast, but just a wee bit stale.
After a little over a year of development, elementary is proud to announce the stable release of elementary OS Loki. Loki is the newest version of elementary OS, a design-oriented and open source Linux-based operating system for desktops and laptops. It succeeds Freya which was released in April of 2015.
VIDEO: Josh Aas, executive director of the Internet Security Research Group, discusses Let's Encrypt's mission and the technology that enables it.
The vulnerabilities, which are similar in severity to the Stagefright family of bugs disclosed last year, have been fixed in updates Google began distributing Tuesday. A large percentage of Android phones, however, aren't eligible to receive the fixes. Even those that do qualify don't receive them immediately (the September updates are currently not available as over-the-air downloads for either of the Nexus 5X devices in my household). That gives attackers crude blueprints for exploiting vulnerabilities that remain unpatched on millions of devices.
The open-source OpenDayLight Software Defined Networking (SDN) project is set to debut its fifth release this week, code named Boron. The Boron release follows the Beryllium update which debuted in February.
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