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UK gov’s financial pledges yet to filter down
A number of schools have failed to train their teachers in the government's flagship computing curriculum introduced last year, which was intended to turn Blighty into a nation of coders.…
At first, the browser had us scratching our collective heads and wondering why, since early versions weren’t much more than rebranded versions of Firefox. The “why” question was answered with haste, however, as Chrome quickly morphed into a browser with deep hooks into Google’s ecosystem. To be sure, the browser offers many things to like in the way of convenience, but the privacy issues that come with Chrome sometimes make using it seem like something of a deal with you-know-whom. The public evidently doesn’t care, as it’s the world’s most used browser.
In today's open source roundup: Which Linux distro is best for schools? Plus: Wine 1.7.51 released released. And how Chromebooks have improved over the years.
DevOps is often touted as the next big thing in software development, and rightly so. DevOps encourages collaboration among different teams working on the product, aims to reduce products' time to market, and much more. But what if you are not developing software, per se? Do you have to miss this new wave of innovation? Of course not!
In his upcoming talk at All Things Open (ATO), Sean Cavanaugh of Cumulus Networks will discuss using DevOps tools like ONIE and Ansible for provisioning and modernizing the data center. I caught up with Sean to hear his thoughts on networking in open source, his other experiences with open source software, and a sneak preview of his talk.
This tutorial will show you how to mount an NTFS drive in read/write mode on CentOS and other RHEL based Linux operating systems. NTFS-3G is a stable Open Source NTFS driver that supports reading and writing to NTFS drives on Linux and other operating systems.
A while ago, Fedora Magazine posted this interview with Rackspace architect Major Hayden where he mentioned the powerline utility. If you often use a terminal, you too might find powerline useful. It gives you helpful status information, and helps you stay... Continue Reading →
The developers of the popular media center software formerly known as XBMC had the pleasure of informing us all about the codename and features of Kodi 16.
People of all ages are heading back to school now. For the next couple of weeks, Opensource.com is highlighting a range of open source software, hardware, and tools for students and educators. We'll also sprinkle in open education stories for good measure.
Read more in our Back to School series.
Europe's biggest tech show opened today in Berlin. Take a look at some of the new gadgets.
Better containers, storage, security and admin, apparently
Red Hat has offered up a beta of Enterprise Linux 7.2, touting security, storage management, and expanded container capabilities.…
Teachers across the globe have answered the call to code. "Yes," they say, "we will teach our kids to program, even if we don't know how ourselves." They've delivered lessons on Scratch; they've celebrated the Hour of Code. Perhaps they've even dabbled in Codecademy's offerings to familiarize themselves with this newly popular, suddenly ubiquitous competency called "coding."
The Elive Team is proud to announce the release of the beta version 2.6.10. This new version includes lots of improvements and bugfixes in Enlightenment 17, more exactly 87 commits are backported.
The developers of the popular and gorgeous elementary OS Linux distribution were proud to announce a few minutes ago the immediate availability for download of the first maintenance release to Freya.
Last month, the axe seemingly came down on Adobe Flash: three undiscovered vulnerabilities in Flash were leaked and exploited. In response, Mozilla’s Firefox blocked Flash by default until Adobe issued a patch. You should know by now that installing Flash equals a security risk. But are you aware of how badly your PC can slow down as well? Try 80 percent.
The short answer is no; the long answer is still no.
Gateworks announced a 7-inch touchscreen Android development kit, with a quad-core i.MX6 SoC, GbE, WiFi, BT, GPS, USB, serial I/O, and dual mini-PCIe slots.
Ready to look into the future or Red Hat Enterprise Linux and containers? Then check out the latest RHEL beta.
Odoo is an OpenSource enterprise resource planning and customer relationship software that can help you to organize and grow your business. Odoo was formerly named openERP and therefor TinyERP. There are many apps available to extend Odoo, for example: billing, accounting, manufacturing, purchasing, warehouse management, and project management.
When I hear the word "copay", I think of the doctor's office. Thankfully,
the Copay app from the folks at Bitpay doesn't cost you anything, and
it keeps your Bitcoin healthy and secure. I've mentioned many Bitcoin
wallet applications and cloud solutions during the past few years, but
Copay truly is different. It has features other wallets can't touch, such
I faced no particular issue when working with Knoppix 7.4.2 in Live session. It was responsive, quick and more or less reliable. Though, I still struggle to find a place in the Linux world where this distribution would fit the best. Maybe you can give me the answer to these questions?
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