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In this tutorial, I will guide you trough the installation of InspIRCd from source on a CentOS 7 server. Then we will integrate InspIRCd with anope services and enable gnutls encryption on it. InspIRCd is a modern and fast IRC server and one of the few IRC server applications that provides high performance and stability and is written from scratch in C++.
This guide shows how to dual boot Linux Mint and Windows 10 and includes all the usual steps such as backing up your computer, creating a USB drive, partitioning and installing Mint.
Hackathons are well-known as events where developers come together to quickly turn out a piece of software, often competing against each other. But what if they were also a place for learning? The Research Center for Open Digital Innovation at Purdue University is making that happen. The IronHacks series of hackathons is designed to allow participants to learn from judges and Center researchers to learn from the participants.read more
Two of our favorite things have come together: The Humble Bundle and Hacking!
Well, this blowsMicrosoft's relentless Windows 10 nagware interrupts a live TV weather forecast, urging meteorologist Metinka Slater to upgrade.…
uNav developer Nekhelesh Ramananthan announced the release of version 0.59 of the default GPS navigation app for the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system for Ubuntu Phones.
Next week, FOSS4G North America is coming to Raleigh, NC. FOSS4G is a conference celebrating all of the ways that free and open source software are changing the world of geographic and geospatial information science (GIS).read more
65 percent of companies are using open source for development, while 55 percent are using it in their production infrastructure. Any doubters still that Linux and open-source software rule the enterprise software world?
In a recent article in Government Computer News, I looked at the challenge of reshaping federal IT with open source without go-it-alone government-off-the-shelf approaches to open source software.read more
Lawyers for Google and Oracle fought over the final details of their upcoming copyright trial today, debating issues of courtroom technology, time limits, and what type of evidence jurors will see.
Upgrades and changes: You can now copy and paste your GnuPG passphrases into the pinentry dialog, for example from KeePassX or the clipboard. Upgrade Tor Browser to 5.5.5. Upgrade I2P to 0.9.25. Upgrade Electrum from 2.5.4 to 2.6.3. Fixed problems: Clarify that users migrating from Claws Mail to Icedove should delete all their Claws Mail data to remove the warning when starting Icedove. Make both panes of Onion Circuits scrollable to fix display issues on smaller screens.
The KDE e.V. report for the first half of 2015 is now available. It presents a survey of all the activities and events carried out, supported, and funded by KDE e.V. in that period, as well as the reporting of major events, conferences and mentoring programs that KDE has been involved in.
After being in the works for more than a month, the thrilling Tomb Raider 2013 reboot developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix has been successfully ported to Linux.
The elegance of open source is on full display with new product releases like EnterpriseDB's (EDB's) new PostreSQL-based database solutions.
The Gumstix “Poblano 43C SBC” features a TI AM4378 SoC with WiFi, Bluetooth, GbE, and optional cameras, touchscreens, and Geppetto-based design customization.
In this tutorial we are going to show you how to install Prosper202. Made by Tracking202, Prosper202 is a self-hosted application that lets you track and optimize all your marketing campaigns. It’s open source and easy to install on a Linux VPS. Follow the steps below to install Prosper202 on Ubuntu 14.04.
Also in today's open source roundup: What's new in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and Ubuntu redditors share their thoughts about Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
This guide shows how to dual boot Lubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 on a computer with the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
Axiomtek’s 6th Gen Core “PICO500” Pico-ITX SBC offers extended temperature support, a mini-PCIe slot, and expansion ports with optional I/O cards.
How open is Android, Google's Linux-based mobile operating system? That's a question European regulators are now asking as they level antitrust charges against Alphabet, Google's parent company. To gain some perspective on the issue, a brief history of Android and its role in the open source ecosystem is in order.