Once a year, like clockwork, March 14 rolls around and people around the globe celebrate Pi Day. Unlike many other holidays, Pi Day doesn't have specific rules for how to celebrate. In the past, I've joined friends for a 3.14(ish) mile Pi Day run, visited a science museum (which included a pi exhibit) with my daughter, and simply indulged in a slice of Key Lime pie. This year, I give you the Opensource.com Pi Day special: 7 Raspberry Pi pieces: read more
The Linux Foundation has begun an apparent clampdown on Linux creator Linus Torvalds, with a "code of conflict" being drafted and accepted into the kernel community.
VTEDDY is a free and open source application for a customer-centered workflows and business webmail management. It includes a desktop-like user interface that runs on a standard LAMP server. You can easily manage your inboxes.
Today's piece is going to be an introduction to using Qt Designer tool to build interfaces for Python applications utilizing PySide bindings Qt.
A Google software problem inadvertently exposed the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers used to register websites after people had chosen to keep the information private.
How To Get From Here To There: To accomplish this task of triple-booting Windows 7 (or Windows 8), Linux Mint 17.1, and Kali Linux 1.1 on a single hard drive and on a computer with UEFI firmware, you, of course, must have access to a Windows 7 (or Windows 8) computer that you have permission to use. My test computer is a self-built desktop, but the steps should also work on an OEM (store-bought) laptop or desktop.
Gamers may soon be feeling the pain of crypto-ransomware. A variant of CryptoLocker is in the wild that goes after data files associated with 20 different online games, locking downloadable content in an attempt to target younger computer users.
Version 0.5.28 focuses on Q4OS native utilities 'Desktop Profiler' and 'Setup tool'. These utilities have got a few enhancements and important fixes, stability has been improved. Desktop Profiler now offers more comprehensive packages sets to install.
In May 2013, Google shut down Google Code Download services. At the time, I thought that it made no sense, after all what good is a code repository when developers can't use the service to enable binary downloads?
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The CubieTech octa-core Allwinner A80 based “Cubieboard4? SBC goes for $125, competing with LinkSprite’s $129 Beta Arches and Merrii’s $300 H88 Hummingbird.
Canonical has uploaded a new video on its YouTube channel (celebrateubuntu) with the biggest highlights from their booth at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event that took place earlier this month, between March 2-5, in Barcelona, Spain.
Red Hat has rolled out a container development kit, application registry and partner program in a move to bring Docker container deployments into the enterprise.
After being a two day event for its first two years, this year the event, which is staged by the Columbia, South Carolina based nonprofit IT-oLogy, will expand to take place over a three day period. In addition, the event is moving from midweek to the beginning of the week, and is scheduled to begin on Sunday, October 18th and run through Tuesday, October 20th.
In today's open source roundup: Say goodbye to Google Code. Plus: Is Google+ already dead? And Chakra GNU/Linux 2015.03 has been released.
The CubieTech octa-core Allwinner A80 based “Cubieboard4″ SBC goes for $125, competing with LinkSprite’s $129 Beta Arches and Merrii’s $300 H88 Hummingbird. In early February, while covering Merrii’s H88 Hummingbird SBC, based on the octa-core Cortex-A15 and Cortex-A7 based Allwinner A80 system-on-chip, we found we had missed the release of the A80-based Cubieboard4 SBC. The […]
When one considers open source, it's fairly easy to imagine a world of designers, developers, and distributors getting along fabulously while sharing ideas and ideals like most people share memes on Facebook.
Canonical trumpets its partnership with Microsoft — yep, Microsoft — this week at the Open Compute Summit, where the Isle of Man reached across to Redmond to demonstrate how Canonical and Microsoft are working together to create scalable, OCP-compliant architecture.
Eric Raymond's How to Ask Questions the Smart Way was published in 2001 and has been very popular ever since. It gets referenced on my local Linux User Group mailing list with some frequency (usually alongside an admonishment to stop top-posting). read more