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How to run the native Ubuntu desktop on Windows 10

Wed, 2016-07-13 23:53
It's more of a stunt than practical, but this unlikely marriage of Ubuntu and Windows is interesting to play with.

How well does Pokemon Go run on Android phones?

Wed, 2016-07-13 22:55
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.

Parsing an RSS News Feed with a Bash Script

Wed, 2016-07-13 21:58
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.

8 ways to get your swag on

Wed, 2016-07-13 21:01
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 Finally Recognizes the Linux Market

Wed, 2016-07-13 20:04
Skype has announced an alpha version of a new client for Linux. Given Skype's ownership by Microsoft, will Linux users care?

7 open source games for students

Wed, 2016-07-13 19:07
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

OnlyOffice: A FOSS Office Suite for the Cloud

Wed, 2016-07-13 18:09
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 Announce Brand New Linux Client, Now In Alpha

Wed, 2016-07-13 17:12
Skype say the launch of the new Skype for Linux client reaffirms “our commitment to the Linux community.”

22 open source tools for creatives

Wed, 2016-07-13 15:01
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

Android Nougat may contain traces of NOT for users of custom CAs

Wed, 2016-07-13 12:27
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.…

GIMP 2.10 Development Continues, GIMP 2.9.4 Lands New Features After 8 Months

Wed, 2016-07-13 11:30
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.

Pimp your ride with new Linux for cars and an rPi under the hood

Wed, 2016-07-13 10:32
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…

Git 2.9 Version Control System Gets Its First Point Release with 28 Improvements

Wed, 2016-07-13 09:35
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 Kernel 4.6.4 and 4.4.15 released with improvements

Wed, 2016-07-13 08:38
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.

Snapd 2.0.10 Improves Usability of Media Player Snaps

Wed, 2016-07-13 07:41
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 command to manage packages on Arch Linux Based Systems

Wed, 2016-07-13 06:44
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.

VirtualBox 5.1 Increases Linux Integration, Improves Multimedia Support

Wed, 2016-07-13 05:46
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.