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Daily Curves Set (Free with digiKam Recipes)

  • Scribbles and Snaps; By Dmitri Popov (Posted by dmpop on Nov 30, 2015 12:29 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements
Curve presets are to photo editing what sauces are to cooking. The right curve preset can enhance a photo, shift its mood, or take it to a completely different level.

$89 Symple PC Project Evidently Dead

Phoenix based Symple PC, which offered refurbished “web workstations” running Ubuntu for $89, has evidently ridden off into the night of no return. Since at least August 24, the company’s website has said the product is “No Longer Availabe,” although the website remains operational. Numerous attempts to contact the company for clarification have gone unanswered.

Richard Stallman and Eben Moglen on the Microsoft-Red Hat Deal

  • Techrights; By Roy Schestowitz (Posted by schestowitz on Nov 30, 2015 10:34 AM EDT)
  • Groups: GNU, Red Hat
Founder of Free software and author of the GPL (respectively) comment on what Microsoft and Red Hat have done regarding patents

Toys meet open source: 8 projects with LEGO

  • (Posted by bob on Nov 30, 2015 9:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
LEGO bricks: To a parent, they're a virtual minefield, hidden away in the carpet to inflict unimaginable pain from a seemly innocent barefoot step. But to a child, they are a tool for creatively engineering anything the mind can imagine. And for many, they are our first foray into open source. The instructions with a LEGO set start out as rigid rules, and become merely guidelines as children learn to remix, adapt, and extend the "code" which defines the object being built, and then be shared with anyone nearby. read more

Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 4.4 Release Candidate 3, Everything Is Normal

Just a few moments ago, Linus Torvalds announced the release and immediate availability for download and testing of the third RC (Release Candidate) build of the upcoming Linux 4.4 kernel.

5 Best Online Image Editor Free For Websites, Blogs And Social Media

Images are everywhere, from a small blog post to social media. One of the best ways to attract customers to your content is through a unique and attractive graphic that describes what the whole content is all about.

PeaZip 5.9.0 Open Source Archiver Adds Support for Extracting RAR5 Files on Linux

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Nov 30, 2015 1:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The developers of the PeaZip software, a cross-platform and open-source graphical application designed as a front-end for some popular archive managers announced the release and immediate availability of PeaZip 5.9.0.

Creating a laser light show with Fedora

Every day, people are making all kinds of incredible software powered by Fedora. The Fedora user community is broad and diverse, and sometimes, we hear about things that we never imagined possible. Rochester Institute of Technology student and Fedora user... Continue Reading →

MakuluLinux Aero Edition Officially Released, Based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Jacque Montague Raymer of MakuluLinux had the great pleasure of announcing the release and immediate availability for download of the final version of the MakuluLinux Aero Edition computer operating system.

Gimp 2.8.16 Released Install In Ubuntu/Linux Mint Or Derivatives Distros

Gimp is one of the most popular image editors available for Linux. Gimp developers team has been releasing out new features, bug fixes and more improved GUI (Graphical User Interface). With Gimp 2.8.16, there are new set of GUI improvements, bug fixes and plugins improvements. Let's see how to install Gimp 2.8.16 in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other derivatives.

Pick of the Bunch: Cloud Development Tools

Cloud computing is not simply a popular phrase; it is a very important part of how we use technology. Cloud computing is the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer.

Nova and Neutron work-flow && CLI for HAProxy/Keepalived 3 Node Controller RDO Liberty

The correct name of this post is supposed to be "Nova and Neutron workflow && CLI for HAProxy/Keepalived 3 Node Controller RDO Liberty in an appropriate amount of detail". It follows up . Neutron work-flow on Controller is described including OVS flow rules on external brigge created by flat external network provider and eth0 external interface as VLAN OVS port of bridge br-eth0

Your ISP Limit Bandwidth? Here Is What You Can Do To Improve Internet Speed

It is very annoying when our fast Internet connection goes down. Sometimes it is due to some technical error or sometime in case of wired Internet the wires damage causes the Internet completely shutdown. But, it’s all unexpected. We can’t go and fix it.

Linux Kernel 3.12.51 LTS Is Out with Multiple x86 Improvements, Updated Drivers

Kernel developer Jiri Slaby informed users about the general availability of Linux kernel 3.12.51 LTS.

Set Password Policies in SLES (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server)

  •; By Pradeep Kumar (Posted by linuxtechi on Nov 29, 2015 2:08 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: SUSE
Steps to implement password policies can implemented using pam file “/etc/pam.d/common-password”

European Patent Office Threatens Blogger With Defamation Lawsuit For Criticism

World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) is reporting that the European Patent Office, EPO, has threatened Roy Schestowitz with a defamation lawsuit over a blog post he did. Schestowitz writes the Techrights blog, which I personally think can go overboard with some of its stories at times. However, to argue that his stories are defamation, especially by a government agency, is crazy.

This $5 computer sold out in a day

The UK-based educational nonprofit released a new, tiny computer on Thursday for $5, the Raspberry Pi Zero, and sold out of it online within a day.

Vendetta Online 1.8.360 3D Space Combat Game Improves the Glow Effect

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Nov 28, 2015 8:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Guild Software announced that a new maintenance version of the Vendetta Online 1.8 cross-platform 3D space combat massively multiplayer online role-playing game is now available for download.

Linux game sales, AMD GPU open source drivers, and more open source gaming news

  • (Posted by bob on Nov 28, 2015 6:30 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at two game sales, AMD GPU open source drivers, new open source game hardware, and more! Open gaming roundup for November 21 - 27, 2015 read more goes open source, a European open data portal, and more news

  • (Posted by bob on Nov 28, 2015 4:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at a new pan-European open data portal by the European Commission, going open source, and more! Open source news roundup for November 21 - 27, 2015 read more

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