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David A. Wheeler: Working to Prevent the Next Heartbleed

Thu, 2016-07-14 15:49
The Heartbleed bug revealed that some important open source projects were so understaffed that they were unable to properly implement best security practices. The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative , formed to help open source projects have the ability to adopt these practices, uses a lot of carrot and very little stick.

Writing screenplays with Linux and open source tools

Thu, 2016-07-14 14:51
Back in May of this year, Jason van Gumster wrote 4 open source tools for writing your next screenplay. It includes some tools I'd never heard of before, some tools I was very familiar with, and it was missing some tools that I myself loved. I thought a companion article might be of interest to our fellow screenwriters out there, with a closer look at some of the screenplay tools that Jason mentioned and a spotlight on some of the tools that I've uncovered (or created) myself.read more

GIMP 2.8.18 Open-Source Image Editor Released with Script-Fu Improvements, More

Thu, 2016-07-14 13:54
It looks like the awesome development team behind the open-source GIMP image editor software has been working hard to prepare new features and improve existing ones in the widely used GNU application.

7 characteristics of open leaders

Thu, 2016-07-14 12:16
"I'm glad I'm at the end of my career," a weary-sounding CIO confided in me on a recent trip to India. "I just don't think I can adapt as fast as today's market needs me to."read more

Released DigiKam 5.0 and completely ported with Qt5

Thu, 2016-07-14 11:19
After two year of work, the digiKam team is proud to announce the final release of digiKam Software Collection digikam 5.0.0 on 05 July, 2016 which completely ported with Qt5 and 80% of KDE dependencies have been removed. All Qt4/KDE4 code has been removed and many parts have been re-written, reviewed, and tested. This main version introduces a new cycle of releases, which will fix all the issues shortly reported by users. Many important APIs replaced by new one.

How to install Manjaro Linux,Simplified ways

Thu, 2016-07-14 10:22
Linux Manjaro is an Arch Linux based distribution.Some users who are thinking to install Manjaro in their PC,Here is explained how to install Manjaro Linux along with Windows or without windows.

ELC video explains the mystery of modern caches

Thu, 2016-07-14 09:24
In his recent ELC talk, ARM kernel developer Mark Rutland traced the evolution of caches over the last decade or so, and explained how to manage them. “If you’re a bit tired, this is a presentation on cache maintenance, so there will be plenty of opportunity to sleep,” began Rutland. Despite this warning, Rutland’s presentation, […]

Worms W.M.D will see a slight delay with the Linux version

Thu, 2016-07-14 08:27
Team17 have announced that Worms W.M.D will release on August 23rd, but the Linux version is going to be post-launch.

Serious flaw fixed in widely used WordPress plug-in

Thu, 2016-07-14 07:30
If you're running a WordPress website and you have the hugely popular All in One SEO Pack plug-in installed, it's a good idea to update it as soon as possible. The latest version released Friday fixes a flaw that could be used to hijack the site's admin account.

Next month's Firefox 48 is looking Rusty – and that's a very good thing

Thu, 2016-07-14 06:33
Mozilla's safer-C programming language used to shore up media wrangling code. Mozilla says it will next month ship the first official Firefox build that sports code written in its more-secure-than-C Rust programming language.…

CoreOS Linux 1068.6.0 Brings Linux Kernel 4.6.3, Docker 1.10.3, and systemd 229

Thu, 2016-07-14 05:36
The CoreOS development team has released a major update of the CoreOS Linux kernel-based operating system designed with massive server deployments in mind.

LFCE Prep Course -- OSI Network Model (Part 2)

Thu, 2016-07-14 04:38
Today in part 2 we complete the OSI layers review with layers 3-1. These include routing and control protocols, Internet protocols, classed and classless IP addressing, subnetting, and the physical network hardware.

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines with VirtualBox 5.1 on a headless Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server

Thu, 2016-07-14 03:41
This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 5.1 on a headless Ubuntu 16.04 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

64-bit Banana Pi runs Linux on Allwinner A64, has WiFi, BT, GbE

Thu, 2016-07-14 02:44
SinoVoip, one of the two competing companies that emerged along with LeMaker (Banana Pro) from the original Banana Pi open source project, has unveiled its first 64-bit hacker SBC, featuring an Allwinner A64 SoC.

Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator: Elyasin Shaladi

Thu, 2016-07-14 01:47
The Linux Foundation’s Certification Program is designed to give you a way to differentiate yourself in a job market that’s hungry for your skills. But, how well does the certification prepare you for the real world?

Untangle NG 12.1 Linux Firewall Released with New Geolocation Capabilities, More

Thu, 2016-07-14 00:50
Untangle Inc. security software and appliance company proudly announced the release of the Untangle Next Generation (NG) Firewall 12.1 operating system.

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.

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