The Git development team was proud to announce the immediate availability for download of the first maintenance release for Git 2.4, the stable branch of the acclaimed open-source distributed version control system.
Rob Hirschfeld has been involved with OpenStack since before the project was even officially formed, and so he brings a rich perspective as to the project's history, its organization, and where it may be headed next.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the nine dollar computer, Snappy Ubuntu, the Robot Operating System, and more! Open source news: May 9 - 15, 2015.
Arduino announced a smaller, cheaper “Mini” version of the Arduino Yún SBC that offers fewer real-world ports, but gives more control to Linux.
Larian Studios have just revealed that they intend to release Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition, a reworked version of the original game that was made available just last year, and it's going to be available for the Linux platform as well.
They’ll shut down their software repositories, JIRA and Confluence servers, shared developer infrastructure and mailing lists at the end of May. The foresightlinux.org domain will remain as an informal “alumni association” for an indefinite amount of time, along with the project IRC channels for as long as they are in use.
In today's open source roundup: Where does Chrome OS start to fail? Plus: Five classic PC games remade in open source. And Black Lab Linux will switch to systemd.
I largely avoid systemd “debates” these days. They depress me due to all of the flawed reasoning and flinging emerging everywhere, but I felt that perhaps this little write-up could try to explain the background and causes for just why systemd inspires so much vitriol and turf warring.
Qualcomm has launched two WiFi-enabled SoCs that support the AllJoyn IoT standard, including a 650MHz, MIPS-based “QCA4531? SoC that runs OpenWRT Linux.
Fedora 22 is currently scheduled to be released on May 26th — 11 days to go! This will include our Cloud, Server, and Workstation editions, along with other variants like Fedora Atomic (designed for running containerized apps) and of course KDE and Xfce desktop spins.
Meizu might launch MX4 Ubuntu Edition on May 18, if the teaser posted by the Chinese company on Twitter is to be believed and if all the chatter on Chinese news websites will prove to be accurate.
In this edition of the Top 5, we've got reading the FINE manual, Python for non-engineers, the meaning of openness, and more.
The Tor Project announced the release of the Tor Browser 4.5.1 for all those who want to stay anonymous online. The new maintenance release is based on Mozilla Firefox 31.7.0 ESR.
Think you'll be getting a free upgrade to Windows 10 from your pirated copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1? Not so fast.
How to install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) on Debian
I found some easy tweaks I haven't seen anywhere else to significantly improve the owncloud performance. I'm assuming you're already using the usual tweaks such as using cron.php.
Seafile is a private cloud software, it supports encrypted file libraries to store data securely. To encrypt files in a library, you need to set a password when you create the library. The password won't be stored on Seafile cloud, so even the adminastrator of the servers cannot view your encrypted data without the password. This tutorial shows the installation of Seafile on Ubuntu 15.04.
Does every vulnerability need a logo and its own Website like Heartbleed and now VENOM have? Here's why not every flaw is "the next big thing.
What is Google Summer of Code? Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects. Fedora has participated in this program for many years now. It is... Continue Reading →
Calibre, an eBook reader, converter, and editor that works on multiple platforms, has been upgraded to version 2.28 and it brings a very important new feature, the ability to convert any ebook to a DOCX file.