KDE neon User Edition 5.6 is based on the latest version of Plasma 5.6 and intends to showcase the latest KDE technology on a stable foundation. It is a continuously updated installable image that can be used not just for exploration and testing but as the main operating system for people enthusiastic about the latest desktop software. It uses the stable base of Ubuntu 16.04LTS.
The Seattle GNU/Linux Conference (we like to call it SeaGL) has opened its call for participation for the 2016 event. SeaGL welcomes speakers of all backgrounds and levels of experience—even if you've never spoken at a technical conference. If you're excited about GNU/Linux technologies or free and open source software, we want to hear your ideas. The details: read more
Alsup notes that, of course Oracle is going to appeal, so as with last time, he adds some background potentially directed at the appeals court more than either of the parties in the case. Concerning the main line of attack that Oracle is expected to use on appeal -- over the instructions to the jury concerning fair use, Alsup notes that there was nothing wrong with the instructions at all, and that both parties had plenty of chances to weigh in on those instructions:
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install WeBid on a CentOS 7 VPS with Apache, PHP and MySQL installed on it. WeBid is an open source auction software written in PHP. It is the best solution to build auction web sites.
The original Chromebooks launched back in 2011 are reaching the end of their support cycle. With Google offering a fairly generous five years (*) of support and updates, users have had a good run, but the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook is the first device to drop off the support list.
Solus 1.2 is coming very soon, believe it, and we had the pleasure of chatting with Solus Project leader Ikey Doherty during the last few days about various Solus-related things, including what's coming in the major release.
Screencasts have a wide variety of uses. This type of software is often deployed to describe software projects, demoing instructions (the user can cut and paste), report bugs, and for evaluating technical skills. Plain text screencasting lets you explain and perform commands at the same time, simultaneously offering a tutorial and showcase. Further, plain text screencasting uses less bandwidth than flash video, and provides a powerful educational tool. It also lets users share all their proficient terminal hacks.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at HITMAN and Life is Strange for Linux, and new games out for Linux. Open gaming roundup for June 5 - 11, 2016 HITMAN According to recent updates in SteamDB it seems that a Linux version of HITMAN is in the works. Caution: We still need to get an official statement from the team. Read more Gaming on Linux. read more
We all know Mozilla by its great work in the software development. Some of the great applications we use daily are actually built by Mozilla. It includes Firefox, the most common web browser and email client Thunderbird. Mozilla has taken a step further to act as best of the security testing tools to strengthen open source security through fund called "Secure Open Source" a.k.a SOS.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open hardware on big list of 81 single-board computers, new router chips to comply with FCC rules, and more.
Also included: Maru OS brings Android/Debian convergence, three new distro releases, Google making Android more proprietary and EFF asked to investigate Miscrosoft.
Variscite’s tiny, i.MX6 UL based DART-6UL module now supports Brillo, adding to the momentum growing behind Google’s Android-based, IoT-focused OS. Variscite announced its DART-6UL in December, as a follow-on to similarly tiny DART-MX6. The 50 x 25mm computer-on-module, which ships with Yocto Project Linux support, now supports Google’s lightweight, Android-based Brillo operating system as well. […]
This is a simple-to-use app duo, installed on both your PC and your Android device, that allows you to stream whatever you’re listening to so that you can take your audio with you...as long as you remain on the same wireless network.
Microstar Laboratories, Inc., develops Data Acquisition Processor (DAP) systems for PC-based high-performance multichannel measurement applications.
Canonical published multiple security notices to inform Ubuntu users about the availability of new kernel updates for all supported Ubuntu operating systems.
Mozilla has set up a $500,000 initial fund that will be used for paying professional security firms to audit project code.
If network troubleshooting leads you to believe there's an issue with IPv6, you may need to shut down that protocol on your Linux machines.
In this week's Top 5, we highlight a homebrew Linux router, how to choose a PHP framework, open source alternatives to MATLAB, open source and professional photography, and our annual summer reading list.
Linux Mint is an open source, free and Ubuntu based Linux distribution. This is the distribution with which I started exploring Linux. It was the simplest one I could try out. Today it is simple plus more stable. Recently the Linux Mint team announced the next version beta release with some great changes and improvements.
Alsup is so done with this copyright battle. An early attempt by Oracle to reverse Google's victory in the Java API copyright saga has been shot down.