I still see a surprising amount of confusion from people on what Steam games work on Linux. Hopefully this will help clear it all up.
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
The recently released GNOME 3.20 desktop environment is about to get its first point release, but it looks like it just arrives in the main software repositories of Arch Linux.
In this tutorial we will show you how to install Sitemagic CMS with Nginx on a CentOS 7 VPS. Sitemagic is an open-source CMS application written in PHP. It allows web developers to create professional and great looking websites in no time.
A brief review of the capabilities of the new Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10.
If you didn't know already, there's actually an open source Standalone Steam Controller Driver which could make it far more useful outside of Steam.
We reported at the end of last month that Canonical's first ever Ubuntu Tablet device, the BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition, is available for pre-order.
This article explains how to configure PureFTPd to use TLS sessions on a CentOS 7 server. Plain FTP is an insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure.
Josh Matthews is a platform developer at Mozilla. He's a programmer who writes Rust code and is active in the development of Firefox. His development experience has led him to enjoy mentoring new contributors in open source projects. read more
FreeBSD makes last major update in 10.x series.
In the aftermath of Apple and the FBI's high-profile battle over an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooter suspects, observers on Capitol Hill have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of new Congressional bill that would force tech companies to provide assistance... Now a leaked draft reportedly obtained by The Hill has provided our very first glimpse at that bill... The bill "would be embarrassing if it weren’t so frightening"
It's always great to see when Linux/SteamOS performs really well, and this video shows Heroes of Newerth performing like a total champion for us.
This year at the Percona Live Data Performance Conference I'll be talking about MySQL. MySQL is the world's most popular open source database, enabling the cost-effective delivery of reliable, high-performance and scalable web-based and embedded database applications, including all five of the top five websites. read more
In a PDF document, bookmarks can be added as a navigational tool to allow readers to locate and quickly move to particular sections in the document by clicking on bookmark links. If a PDF file is a very log document with hundreds of pages, adding properly organized bookmarks can be essential to guide users to browse the document effectively.
Open source software is software that is distributed freely. Now, this may sound like a terrible idea. People are altruistic — but only to a certain point. Why would people contribute to software for no reward? The key is that open source software is not only free, the process behind making it is transparent. You can change it. Open source projects start when people share code they wrote for their individual needs. Many times making this software publicly available is more cost effective than selling it.
The Linux Mint project is alive and kicking, and team leader Clement Lefebvre talks today about the upcoming features in Linux Mint 18.
Cloud milestones—Amazon announcing AWS hitting a $10B annual run rate and OpenStack's 13th release—lead some to wonder who is winning. Both are.
Punters punt pricey Priv so BlackBerry heads for the ~$400 price point BlackBerry's CEO has used an interview with United Arab Emirates outlet The National to announce plans to move the troubled mobe-maker's Android efforts downscale.…
We introduce 'Bourbon' start menu, the brand new default start menu in Q4OS. The two panel 'Bourbon' menu is highly efficient and customizable and features a search line, favorites, history and more options. Q4OS 1.4.9 'Orion' is based on the most recent Debian 8.4 'Jessie' stable version released a few days ago. System packages have been updated and important security patches have been applied. A significant update for the native Q4OS uninstaller fixes the unintentional removal of the 'locales' package. Numerous under the hood improvements is provided as usual.
Software patent abuse would seem to be on the decline if the amount of ink being given to the subject in the open source press is used as a metric. But as the old TV commercial used to ask: Is it live, or is it Memorex?