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.Net is now open so what will Miguel de Icaza do?

With Microsoft opening up .NET in order to try and infiltrate the Linux and Mac markets, one question arise: what will Mono creator Miguel de Icaza do now that his duplicates of Microsoft technology are no longer needed?

Canonical to Announce Development Partnership with Major Telecom Company

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Nov 13, 2014 3:03 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Canonical is very close to finishing the Ubuntu Touch operating system and to making it shippable for phones, but it looks like they have much bigger plans than that. They are going to announce a new development partnership with a major telecommunication company.

Installation and configuration of Drupal on CentOS 7

  • HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials - Linux (Posted by bob on Nov 13, 2014 2:06 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Community, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Installation and configuration of Drupal on CentOS 7 This document describes the installation and configuration of Drupal on CentOS 7. Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.

Amazon: DROP DATABASE Oracle; INSERT our new fast cheap MySQL clone

Claims Aurora db offers 5x performance for pennies Amazon fired a volley at Oracle and other relational database vendors on Wednesday, with the launch of a new, cloud-hosted database service that it says can deliver better performance than on-premises installations at a fraction of the cost.…

Why MongoDB Embraces Open Source

  • FOSS Force; By Christine Hall (Posted by brideoflinux on Nov 13, 2014 12:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview
“It felt very clear to us that it needed to be open source, what we were doing,” Merriman continued. “We also like open source, so that was a factor too, almost a non business reason. A business reason, though, is part of the idea of strategy. We really wanted to be ubiquitous; we wanted to be everywhere. If people are using this database they need to know it and they need to understand it. There needs to be a community. There needs to be a critical mass of knowledgeable people, workers, who can code to it, who can administer it, who can operate it. It’ll be much easier to do that if it’s open source because it’ll be much wider used.”

The largest FOSS event in India for language technology

Everyone loves consistency. The consistency of any product can only be achieved by standardization of its process and components. This holds good with software localization too.

OpenSUSE 13.2 minimal server Installation

  • HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials - Linux (Posted by bob on Nov 13, 2014 10:42 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
OpenSUSE 13.2 minimal server Installation This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 13.2 64bit (x86_64) minimal server. This setup will be used as basis for various other OpenSuSE tutorials at howtoforge like our perfect server series.

Groupmuse founder tries something new for the classical music performance

At the core of the open source spirit, there is a conviction that knowledge and skill development ought to be at the reach of everybody. We are driven by a radical spirit of inclusion and embracement of everyone’s abilities. We refuse to exclude others from access to information, knowledge, tools—and above everything, from the enjoyment of experiencing and building things together in a community. It is curious and exciting to find such drive as well in the burgeoning communities of GroupMuse, a new social network that is determined to bring three-dimensional classical music human players physically into to your living room. read more

Why OpenBSD runs so hot on AMD A4 APU hardware — and how to cool it down 20 degrees C

The good news is that I can run X in OpenBSD 5.6 on my AMD A4 APU-equipped HP Pavilion g6 laptop. Before now, starting X would cause a kernel panic. The bad news is that the laptop runs very, very hot. But there's a way to shave 20 degrees C right off the top with a single command.

Chakra GNU/Linux 2014.11 Screenshot Tour

The Chakra team is happy to announce the second release of the Chakra 'Euler' series, which follows the KDE Applications and Platform 4.14 releases. The main reason for providing this new ISO image, in addition to providing a new KDE release, is that Chakra has now implemented the /usr merge changes. If you already have Chakra installed on your system manual intervention is needed, so please follow the instructions on how to properly update. For new installations using this ISO image, this is of course not needed. Core packages: Linux kernel 3.16.4, X.Org Server 1.15.2, systemd 216.

Groupon admits defeat in war over GNOME trademark

In today's open source roundup roundup: Groupon backs off claims to the GNOME trademark. Plus: Nine of the best Linux distributions, and a proprietary Linux would have cost more than one trillion dollars.

Rackspace joins Microsoft's Windows Azure Pack partner army

Cloud-flinger Rackspace has joined Microsoft’s new army of cloud service providers. Rackspace is now running Microsoft’s Cloud Platform at all of its US data centres

Microsoft goes OPEN SOURCE gaga, vows to free all of .Net

Microsoft, fixin' to broaden the appeal of its .Net software development platform, has committed to delivering a new version of the toolset that is not only language agnostic but also cross-platform and entirely open source.

Microsoft .NET released from its Windows chains... but what ABOUT MONO?

Today Microsoft announced that the .NET core framework, which powers web applications using the ASP.NET libraries, will be open source on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. But what are the implications for Mono, the existing open source project which already provides .NET support on Linux and the Mac?

Redmond aims to outshine Eclipse with FREE Visual Studio

Microsoft showered application developers with new tools on Wednesday, including a preview of the next release of Visual Studio and an all new version of the IDE that offers the full flexibility and extensibility of the flagship Visual Studio product, free of charge.

NumPy python tutorial

Perform powerful calculations with NumPy, SciPy and Matplotlib

Why Microsoft made Office free for Android users

In today's Android roundup: Microsoft didn't make Office free for Android users out of the goodness of its heart. Plus: An Android user sues Apple over lost text messages, and check out Android Wear 5.0 Lollipop's new features.

Asterisk Installation on Debian 7 (Wheezy)

This paper provides installation instructions for Debian linux 7 & Asterisk on a new platform.

Laying the Groundwork to Monitor Docker Containers

Using Docker containers to deploy virtual applications might be a good idea, but how can an enterprise actually monitor what's going on? GroundWork believes its BoxSpy project is up to the task.

C# and .NET's Sudden Ubiquity

Microsoft ports .NET to Linux and Macintosh and open-sources the entire stack.

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