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Hands-On: Solus Linux and the Budgie desktop

Mon, 2017-02-13 22:00

ZDnet: Solus supports both MBR and UEFI firmware, but not UEFI Secure Boot.

Real-time Linux explained

Mon, 2017-02-13 21:00

At ELC Europe, Real-time Linux developer Jan Altenberg described the progress of RTL, compared it to Xenomai and RTAI, and unveiled new benchmarks.

Microsoft Offers That Infamous 'IP Peace of Mind' to Free/Open Source Software Users as Long as They Pay Rents to Microsoft

Mon, 2017-02-13 20:00

 TechRights: Microsoft now comes up with a new way to market its "protection" (of FOSS it didn't even develop) from patent trolls, which requires that people pay Microsoft a subscription fee

What's next for open-source Spark?

Mon, 2017-02-13 19:00

NetworkWorld: Some 1,500 people watched the five Spark Summit East keynote speakers in a cavernous ballroom at the Hynes Convention Center lay out the future of Spark

HVAC-focused I/O device server runs OpenWrt

Mon, 2017-02-13 18:00

Barix's OpenWrt-driven "Barionet 1000" is its first Barionet programmable I/O controller to run Linux, and the first to offer WiFi and USB connectivity.

Blocking of international spam botnets with a Postfix plugin

Mon, 2017-02-13 17:00

 HowToForge: This article contains an analysis and solution for blocking of international SPAM botnets with on postfix mail servers by using a postfwd plugin which analyses the sasl connects by country.

4 open source tools for doing online surveys

Mon, 2017-02-13 16:00

Let's take a look at four open source survey tools that can suit your needs, no matter how simple or complex those needs are.

Awesome vim plugins for writers

Mon, 2017-02-13 15:00

Vim offers great benefits to writers, regardless of whether they are technically minded or not.

Linuxbrew - A Common Package Manager For Linux And Mac OS X

Mon, 2017-02-13 14:00

ostechnix: If you have used Mac OS, you will certainly have known about Homebrew, a package manager that allows you to install, remove, and update Unix tools and open source applications and packages.

Why Microsoft Won't Use the Linux Kernel for Windows

Mon, 2017-02-13 13:00

FOSSmint: There are a number of reasons why Microsoft won't use the Linux kernel for Windows.

Who Is Root? Why Does Root Exist in Linux?

Mon, 2017-02-13 07:00

 tecmint: Have you ever wondered why there is a special account named root in Linux?

Linux 4.10 rc8

Mon, 2017-02-13 03:00

Linus Torvalds: Hey, it's another week, and I could have released the final 4.10.

Android privacy assistant seeks to stop unwanted data collection

Sun, 2017-02-12 23:00

Not sure what your phone is collecting about you? A free Android app is promising to simplify the privacy settings on your smartphone, and stop any unwanted data collection.

How Linux Helped Me Become an Empowered Computer User

Sun, 2017-02-12 19:00

LinuxInsider: Before embarking on my journey two years ago, I was just an ordinary Windows user.

SnapRoute Raises $25M For Open-Source Network Operating System

Sun, 2017-02-12 16:00

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Startup aims to build on its open-source networking approach with new funding.

Night in the Woods Improving Games by Open Sourcing Code

Sun, 2017-02-12 03:00

 FOSSforce: "Night in the Woods," the much anticipated crowdfunded game scheduled to be released next week -- with a GNU/Linux version, BTW -- built a development community by open sourcing code.

Lessons from a brief career in open source

Sat, 2017-02-11 23:00 I don't think many people answer the question "What do you want to be when you grow up?" with "I want to work in open source."