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It's more of a stunt than practical, but this unlikely marriage of Ubuntu and Windows is interesting to play with.
Also in today's open source roundup: Pokemon Go now supports Android N, and why you shouldn't fake your location while playing Pokemon Go.
I am involved in several free software projects, including one ortwo where I maintain the website. For one of those projects, wecurrently are updating the website.
Recently, a client of mine asked me if I had any experience in how to optimize how they send swag out to people. The scenario was a common one: the company made T-shirts, stickers, mugs, and other merchandise that they wanted to ship to deserving community members, but actually getting it there was turning out to be a massive pain in the rear-end.read more
Skype has announced an alpha version of a new client for Linux. Given Skype's ownership by Microsoft, will Linux users care?
Computer gaming is a $25 billion market in the US, and it is one of the major application development industries. These are just two of the reasons why students should consider getting involved in open source gaming projects for their university course requirements.Other reasons include:read more
If you’re looking for a free and open source replacement for the convenience and functionality offered by the likes of Google Docs and Office 365, you might want to take a look at OnlyOffice.
Skype say the launch of the new Skype for Linux client reaffirms “our commitment to the Linux community.”
Whether it's visuals, audio, writing, or design, there's an open source tool out there to help get the job done."It's absolutely possible to go from concept to finished, polished products, using free and open source software," said Jason.In this lightning talk, Opensource.com community moderator Jason van Gumster shares 22 open source tools for creatives:read more
Google's new cert policy should make it harder to chew through its mobile OSGoogle will sweeten the forthcoming Nougat release of Android by changing the way apps work with certificate authorities (CAs) and simplifying APIs.…
A few hours ago, the GIMP development team released a new development version towards GIMP 2.10, the next major update of the popular free and open-source image manipulation software coming later in the year.
Automotive Grade Linux vastly expands its hardware support list in version 2.0The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project is about to unleash the second version of its unified code base - snappily called UCB 2.0 - with expanded hardware support and…
Coming approximately one month since the launch of the massive Git 2.9 update, the first point release in the series, Git 2.9.1, is now available for download on all supported platforms.
Linux kerenls 4.6 and 4.4 got new updates with some improvements and fixes.The kernels 4.6.4 and 4.4.15 are the new updated kernels of their respective kernel series.The announcement was made by Greg Kroah-Hartman on this Monday.
Snappy developers have today announced a shiny-new version of Snapd, which they say should be working its way out to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from today.
pacman stands for package manager utility (pacman). pacman is a command-line utility to install, build, remove and manage Arch Linux packages. pacman uses libalpm (Arch Linux Package Management (ALPM) library) as a back-end to perform all the actions.
Oracle has had the great pleasure of announcing the final release of the VirtualBox 5.1 open-source and cross-platform virtualization software for all supported platforms.