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The original Chromebooks launched back in 2011 are reaching the end of their support cycle. With Google offering a fairly generous five years (*) of support and updates, users have had a good run, but the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook is the first device to drop off the support list.
Solus 1.2 is coming very soon, believe it, and we had the pleasure of chatting with Solus Project leader Ikey Doherty during the last few days about various Solus-related things, including what's coming in the major release.
Screencasts have a wide variety of uses. This type of software is often deployed to describe software projects, demoing instructions (the user can cut and paste), report bugs, and for evaluating technical skills. Plain text screencasting lets you explain and perform commands at the same time, simultaneously offering a tutorial and showcase. Further, plain text screencasting uses less bandwidth than flash video, and provides a powerful educational tool. It also lets users share all their proficient terminal hacks.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at HITMAN and Life is Strange for Linux, and new games out for Linux.Open gaming roundup for June 5 - 11, 2016HITMANAccording to recent updates in SteamDB it seems that a Linux version of HITMAN is in the works. Caution: We still need to get an official statement from the team. Read more Gaming on Linux.read more
We all know Mozilla by its great work in the software development. Some of the great applications we use daily are actually built by Mozilla. It includes Firefox, the most common web browser and email client Thunderbird. Mozilla has taken a step further to act as best of the security testing tools to strengthen open source security through fund called "Secure Open Source" a.k.a SOS.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open hardware on big list of 81 single-board computers, new router chips to comply with FCC rules, and more.