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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.
The Things Network crowdsourced a complete city-wide Internet of Things data network with the people of Amsterdam in six weeks. Here’s how they did it. You can apply some of their methods to your own project.
Artila’s “RIO-2015PG” remote I/O module runs FreeRTOS on an Atmel SAM4E16E Cortex M4 MCU, and offers isolated RS485 and analog and digital I/O. Artila Electronics, which is known here primarily for its Linux-ready ARM9 Matrix control computers, has turned to a Cortex-M4 microcontroller platform running the open source FreeRTOS for its new RIO-2015PG remote I/O […]
Linux gamers all over the world will be happy to hear that a new versionof SuperTuxKart is available. This should strike a nostalgic chord to peoplewho have used desktop Linux to play games during the past ten years.
Also in today's open source roundup: Ubuntu's Unity desktop runs natively in Windows 10, and how to install Windows 10 in a virtual machine in Linux.
REGoth Engine was pointed out in the forum, as it's another lovely open source reimplentation and this time it's for the classic game 'Gothic'.
In this tutorial, I will show you how to install WordPress (a well known CMS based on PHP) with HHVM and Nginx as our web server. I will use OpenSUSE Leap 42.1 as the operating system, so basic knowledge of OpenSUSE is required. HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) is an open source virtual machine developed by Facebook, it is a JIT (just-in-time) compiler to execute programs written in PHP 5 (and some features of PHP 7) and Hack language.