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HP Linux Imaging and Printing Driver Update with Support for Ubuntu 15.10

HP announced a new release of its open source and freely distributed HPLIP (HP Linux Imaging and Printing) driver for GNU/Linux operating systems.

Anne Frank foundation moves to keep famous diary copyrighted for 35 more years

The diary of Anne Frank is just six weeks away from entering the public domain in most of Europe—but it might not happen. The Basel-based Anne Frank Fonds, which owns the copyright, has a plan to retain ownership until 2050...

...Most European copyrights end 70 years after the author's death, meaning that on Jan. 1, 2016, the diary becomes public domain in much of the continent. But the Anne Frank foundation has a new legal strategy to keep its most valuable copyright: declare that Otto Frank is actually a "co-author" of the diaries, not merely an editor. Since Otto Frank died in 1980, anything he authored will stay under copyright until 2050...

Valve Brings Open Source Steam Machine Gaming Consoles to Market

Valve's Steam Machines, open source gaming consoles that run Debian-based SteamOS, have gone on sale, fulfilling a promise Valve made two years ago to make gaming more open source-friendly.

UUMATE Is a Respin of Ubuntu MATE 15.10 That Aims to be Better - Video

Sergio Schneider, the creator of a few GNU/Linux distributions, informs Softpedia about the immediate availability for download of new builds of his UUMATE and Manjaro Mate GNU/Linux computer operating systems.

How to Install Dolibarr ERP CRM on a CentOS 7 VPS

This step by step tutorial will show you how to install Dolibarr ERP CRM on a CentOS 7 VPS with Apache, PHP and PostgreSQL installed on it.

Looking forward to the Mitaka release, container integration, and more OpenStack news

Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.

Docker Enhances Open Source Container Security with Signing and More

Docker containers have gained security features through hardware signatures and vulnerability scanning, which help to make open source containers for Linux more secure.

Win a FUZE Special Edition

  • Linux User Developer - the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation; By Gavin Thomas (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2015 10:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Developer, Linux
Styled like the classic BBC Micro and packing a robotic arm kit, the FUZE Special Edition is an excellent platform for learning programming and electronics

Falcon Northwest Drops Steam Machines Due to Issues with SteamOS

Falcon Northwest is one of the companies that wanted to release Steam Machines, but it looks like that's not happening anymore.

How to safely wipe your data with Dariks Boot and Nuke bootable live CD

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2015 8:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Sometimes, we need to completely and irreversibly wipe all data contained in a disk to keep them from falling into the wrong hands. This may not be something we are doing on a day to day basis, but if you want to do it, you should do it right and ensure that the data cannot be recovered by experts.

Clair from CoreOS Automates Container Security for Open Source Linux OS

CoreOS's Clair security vulnerability monitoring tool for containers provides the open source community with a new way to combat security threats on Linux-based operating systems.

Recipy for Science

More and more journals are demanding that the science being published be reproducible. Ideally, if you publish your code, that should be enough for someone else to reproduce the results you are claiming. But, anyone who has done any actual computational science knows that this is not true.

France’s citizens vote in favour of open source

Free software's use in public sector in top three of votes for "Digital Republic"

Vendetta Online 3D Space Combat MMO Game to Feature Next-Gen Oculus Rift Support

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Nov 16, 2015 4:53 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Guild Software announced the immediate availability of a new update for its cross-platform massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Vendetta Online 1.8 game for all supported operating systems.

Docker Doubles Down on Security With Nautilus, Hardware Encryption

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Nov 16, 2015 3:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Docker introduces multiple new security efforts in a bid to help make containers safer than ever before.

My mom requests a Linux computer

  • (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2015 2:59 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In December 2007, I finally got my mother back on Linux for Christmas. The backstory My mom, who was then 87 and is now 95, had a computer for several years. It started before dad died while they were living in Crossville, Tennessee, and not near any family. (At least not near any of us who had any real computing knowledge.) A cousin of mine built a computer for her from an old one that he had. He collects old ones and does some refurbishing, reinstalls Windows and makes them more or less workable. But he also lived far away and visited infrequently. read more

Steam Machines: Are they worth buying?

In today's open source roundup: The first Steam Machines can now be bought. Plus: Some SteamOS games run better in Windows. And what Valve got right and wrong with the Steam Machine.

Anonymous Has Declared War on ISIS in Revenge for the Paris Attacks

  • Maxim; By Jared Keller (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2015 1:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
The hacker collective Anonymous released a video message on YouTube Sunday declaring war on the Islamic State in the wake of Friday's bloody terror attacks in Paris. The video, posted in French, announces the beginning of #OpParis, a coordinated campaign to neutralize ISIS's social media channels.

How to easily defeat Linux Encoder ransomware

  • ZDNet | Linux and Open Source RSS (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2015 12:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
For all the attention Linux.Encoder.1 ransomware has gotten, a lot of people seem to be missing that it's easy to fix. Here's how to do it.

Microsoft shelves 'suicidal' Android-on-Windows plan

Redmond: We've remembered OS/2 for you, wholesale Analysis Microsoft has sidelined its plan to allow Windows 10 devices to run Android apps before it could do any serious damage, according to a report.…

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