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In the open source universe, using terms such as FLOSS (Free/Libre and Open Source Software) is common and represents a casual conflation of the terms open source and free software, which are often used interchangeably. I would be remiss if I didn't also admit that I have been guilty of same.read more
French digital rights group La Quadrature du Net is seeking to annul the European Commission decision implementing Privacy Shield
The GTK+ based, free, open-source, fast, user-friendly and lightweight Claws Mail email client has been updated today, November 6, 2017, to version 3.14.1 for GNU/Linux distributions.
VoCore2 is almost ready, production process is smooth for now...
List of Top 10 Linux Distributions for Laptops and Desktops. Choose Linux distribution based on customization, best look and feel and multimedia software.
Starting in January, Chrome will flip the web's security model: Instead of warning users only about HTTPS-encrypted sites with faulty or misconfi?gured encryption, as Chrome currently does, it will instead flag as "not secure" any unencrypted sites that accept a username and password or a credit card. That unmistakable alert will appear to the left of Chrome's address bar.
NetworkManager developer Lubomir Rintel announced today the availability for download of the first development snapshot towards the major NetworkManager 1.6 release of the widely-used network connection manager.
This Week in Open Source News: Facebook Creates Networking Tech, Linux Foundation Board Expands, & More
This week in Linux and open source news, Facebook announces new networking hardware technology, The Linux Foundation's board expands with three new additions, and more!
The open spec Orange Pi PC 2 runs Linux or Android on a quad-core -A53 Allwinner H5 SoC, and offers GbE, a 40-pin RPi interface, and three USB host ports. Shenzhen Xunlong is keeping up its prolific pace in spinning off new Allwinner SoCs into open source SBCs, and now it has released its first […]
During LinuxCon North America in Toronto, The Linux Foundation organized a women’s networking summit that included more than 100 women from different walks of life. What’s most exciting about this event was that instead of having one speaker, or a panel of speakers delivering speeches, each attendee was allowed to introduce herself, which turned all those 100 attendees into speakers and audiences.
For probably the better part of 15 years, PDF has been the de facto standard for sharing, e-mailing, and printing documents. It is a well-supported format, and Linux distributions have been able to read them since, well, since forever! The only problem is, while Windows and MacOS machines can easily buy and install Adobe Acrobat Pro, there is no native Linux version. Still, there are a few good Linux PDF editors available, and I had a go at testing them for you.
Lot of applications is available in Linux to Create a bootable USB drive from an ISO image but we can make it easily using dd command without headache.
Videos of ten dozen talks and keynotes from last month’s Embedded Linux Conference and IoT Summit in Berlin are now available for free streaming on YouTube. The videos span a wide range of topics relating to developing, deploying, and maintaining embedded devices and Internet-of-things gizmos that incorporate various forms of embedded Linux, Android. and other […]
Earlier today, November 5, 2016, the team behind the Mythbuntu GNU/Linux distribution sadly announced that the project would be discontinued effective immediately and no new releases will be made.
In this bi-weekly open gaming roundup, we take a look Unity's open source EditorVR, new graphical chips by ARM, and the Hatchit game engine. Open gaming roundup for October 23-November 5, 2016.
The Apache Calcite data management framework contains many pieces of a typical database management system but omits others, such as storage of data and algorithms to process data. In his talk at the upcoming Apache: Big Data conference in Seville, Spain, Atri Sharma, a Software Engineer for Azure Data Lake at Microsoft, will talk about developing applications using Apache Calcite's advanced query planning capabilities.
Just a few minutes ago, Linus Torvalds announced the availability of the fourth RC (Release Candidate) development milestone of the upcoming Linux 4.9 kernel series.
Mentor Graphics has released a version of Mentor Embedded Linux with expanded support for AMD’s 3rd Gen Embedded G-Series SoCs, featuring Qt Creator. As promised in February when AMD announced its 3rd Gen, dual-core, Embedded G-Series SoCs, Mentor Graphics has updated its free Mentor Embedded Linux Lite Platform and commercial Mentor Embedded Linux MEL distribution […]
In our previous post about Vim, we’ve talked about some neat tips and tricks usable for more advanced users. In this post, we will talk about getting started with Vim, so this guide is mostly intended for absolute beginners.
Linux depends upon administrative user permission. Without the elevated permission of root, many commands could not be run. For distributions, such as Red Hat, gaining root permissions means changing to the root user with the command su. Other distributions, such as Ubuntu Linux, opt for a different route. That route is sudo.