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Ayoub Elyasir: How Do You Fedora?

Mon, 2016-09-19 15:19
We recently interviewed Ayoub Elyasir on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form... Continue Reading →

Revisited: Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" KDE + Xfce

Mon, 2016-09-19 14:09
The KDE edition doesn't fix the usability issues for applications carried over from the main editions, while introducing a few new issues of its own. The Xfce edition is functionally nearly identical to the MATE edition, and is a little more customizable too.

A beginner's bumpy journey to find a few good bugs

Mon, 2016-09-19 12:43
Did you land on this story looking for advice on how to start contributing to open source? There are tons of these stories on the interwebs, aren't there? And I am sure you must have read a lot of them by now, because you've been trying to start contributing for quite some time. Maybe you still feel like you've not progressed at all.I get that feeling. I was in the exact same position until a few weeks ago. Let me tell you my story.read more

Discord at Libreboot Over GNU Withdrawal

Mon, 2016-09-19 11:40
A member of the Libreboot development team has painted a picture of a lead developer who is out-of-control.

Overcoming language and distance barriers in open source projects

Mon, 2016-09-19 10:37
Open source communities were among the first to use the Internet to make the physical distance between people irrelevant. The Internet is a great tool, since it helps us collaborate wherever we are. It doesn't matter if you're having lunch at the Eiffel Tower or waking up in sunny San Francisco, the Internet has helped us connect people on deeper levels.I am from Peru, and have always lived in Peru. I study in Peru, and the Internet has helped me find valuable information for projects and life in general. However, when I joined the the Linux community, my life changed radically.read more

Linux Kernel 4.8 Could Land October 2 as Linus Torvalds Announces the Seventh RC

Mon, 2016-09-19 09:34
Linus Torvalds just made his regular Sunday announcement to inform the community about the availability of the seventh and last Release Candidate (RC) development build of the forthcoming Linux 4.8 kernel series.

Red Hat Looks to Quick-Start the Cloud With QuickStart Cloud Installer

Mon, 2016-09-19 07:11
Red Hat debuts a new tool for simplifying cloud installation as well as a new cloud platform, RHOSP 9.

FreeBSD 11.0 Gets One Last Release Candidate Build, Final Version Is Coming Soon

Mon, 2016-09-19 04:48
FreeBSD's Glen Barber announced the other day that the third, and hopefully the last Released Candidate (RC) build of the upcoming FreeBSD 11.0 operating system is now available for public testing.

Nextcloud’s $79 Box, Vim Gets an Update & More…

Mon, 2016-09-19 02:25
Also included: Libreboot leaves GNU, municipal broadband law proposed, Linux's second 25th birthday, a new distro release, Vim and Emacs both get upgrades, Google's hack challenge and Oracle can't catch a break.

Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 "Jessie" Officially Released, Brings over 90 Security Fixes

Mon, 2016-09-19 00:02
The Debian Project announced the release of the sixth maintenance update to the stable Debian GNU/Linux 8 "Jessie" operating system series, Debian 8.6, which brings new installation mediums with up-to-date components.

#SoftwareFreedom: India’s Lukewarm Relationship with FOSS Needs to Change

Sun, 2016-09-18 21:39
For a over decade, the third Saturday of every September has been celebrated as Software Freedom Day in dozens of countries around the world. The free and open source software (FOSS) movement, which grew in the 1980s out of frustrations with restrictions on use of copyrighted software, has changed considerably in the last decade... FOSS runs most of all smartphones, supercomputers, ATMs, servers and websites around the world.

Microsoft And Linux — A Song Of Mice And Ire

Sun, 2016-09-18 19:17
This new era of Microsoft working cooperatively with Linux not only has a stench of hypocrisy, but raises some major red flags. We’ve all heard the cliched turncoat catchphrase “if you can’t beat them, join them,” but I can’t seem to shake this eerie feeling that Microsoft trying to play a long con. Microsoft was never known for playing friendly and their new-found love for Linux looks to me less like patronage and more like patronizing.

Artificial Intelligence, The Search For The Perfect Slave

Sun, 2016-09-18 15:04
Artificial Intelligence, IA, is a fantastic scientific and engineering project whose main purpose is to create a perfect slave. It may sound creepy or disrespecful, but the dream is to make a device clever enough so that one can acquire it, get it out of the box, swiftly ensemble it and ask it “get me a good cup of coffee”, just as the best human assistant, recently hired, would do. Of course, the test would be that one can enjoy a delicious coffee within a reasonable time.

How To Google Search In Command Line Using Googler

Sun, 2016-09-18 10:58
The Googler command line utility, initially intended for Servers running GUI-less Linux distros, allows you to search Google and open the results using commands. You won’t be able to have rich graphics. That’s something the Linux users can sacrifice with ease.

It's September, and That Means It's Time for Software Freedom Day

Sun, 2016-09-18 08:35
Software Freedom Day (SFD), which celebrates the use of free and open software, is just around the corner on September 17. ... it has since grown to include hundreds registered events around the world, depending on the year.

Linux Began Its Invisible Conquest of Computing 25 Years Ago

Sun, 2016-09-18 06:12
It's now exactly a quarter-century later, and Linux has won. Oh sure, it's still a relative rarity on personal computers. Data from earlier this year shows that just 1.8 ...

Simply way to upgrade Nagios (Network Monitoring Tool) on Linux

Sun, 2016-09-18 03:49
Nagios is the one of the best Network Monitoring Tool ever. Follow our article to upgrade Nagios (Network Monitoring Tool) on Linux

Raspberry Pi sells 10 million units, Open Library Foundation established, and more open source news

Sun, 2016-09-18 01:55
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Raspberry Pi's 10 million unit milestone, the launch of the Open Library Foundation, and more.Open source news roundup for September 4-17, 2016read more

Private cloud server and IoT gateway runs Ubuntu Snappy on RPi

Sun, 2016-09-18 00:00
The “Nextcloud Box” is a private cloud server and IoT gateway that combines a Raspberry Pi, running Snappy Ubuntu Core, with a WDLabs 1TB HDD. Nextcloud, Canonical, and WDLabs have collaborated on launching the Nextcloud Box, defined as “a secure, private, self-hosted cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) platform.” The private cloud device provides the […]