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April 5, 2014
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April 4, 2014
In today's open source roundup: How to replace Windows XP applications with Linux Mint alternatives. Plus: Wine and Linux gaming, and why GNOME 3.12 won't be in Ubuntu 14.04.
Canonical, the Ubuntu Linux and Juju Development/Operations (DevOps) program parent company, is turning Juju into a tool that makes setting clouds up a drag-and-drop operation.
Open source news for your reading pleasureMarch 29 - April 4, 2014In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we look at the end of Ubuntu One, a totally-open laptop, Microsoft's recent steps toward openness, and more.
Microsoft has opened its .Net programming framework to the developer community by releasing the code for a broad range of .Net-related software as open-source projects under the stewardship of a new, dedicated foundation.
Today Epic Games is bringing the dynamite with news about Unreal Engine 4.1 and it's Linux/SteamOS support.
More than 100 sessions ranging from simple tutorials and workshops to deep technical dives and everything in between.More than 1000 attendees to collaborate with, an opportunity to network with thought leaders in the open source world, and a world class venue at an international city.Welcome to LinuxCon 2014 North America, the largest conference featuring Linux, taking place in Chicago, August 20 - 22, 2014 at the Sheraton Chicago hotel.
Open source enthusiasts firmly believe that much is possible when people band together. After all, the core underpinning of open source doctrine is social. So I recently decided it's time that teachers band together to specify the computers we want manufacturers to make. Open source thinking gives me the boldness to think this is possible.
Improve Spam abuse protection in dovecot by restricting access to mail accounts by IP address (e. g. with ISPConfig 3)
Improve Spam abuse protection in dovecot by restricting access to mail accounts by IP address (e. g. with ISPConfig 3)This howto will show you how to add ip restrictions to single mail accounts when using dovecot with MySQL.This is especially useful if you need to access a mail account from only one single ip or a few ips or if you want to block specific ip addresses from accessing the mail account (e. g. due to spam abuse).
Indian state dumps Microsoft for Bharat Operating System Solutions LinuxThe Indian State of Tamil Nadu will solve its Windows XP problem by adopting Linux.…
Microsoft-Sponsored Study Says Problems Caused By Using Windows Software Will Cost Businesses $500 Billion In 2014
Assuming the research results are representative of what's happening -- and there's no reason to suppose they aren't -- the obvious conclusion to draw from them for PC users is not just to stop using pirated software (a good idea), but to stop using Windows-based programs too, and to switch to open source applications running on an open source operating system like GNU/Linux. After all, free software is even cheaper than pirated software, and yet rarely has any of the problems identified in the new report.
If you want to be up to date on what’s going down in embedded Linux, there’s no place like ELC, as in the Embedded Linux Conference. The Linux Foundation has just posted the 90-session presentation line-up for the U.S. show, scheduled for April 29 through May 1 at the San Jose Marriott. The European version (ELCE) ran last Oct. 21-25 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Valve haven't forgotten about TF2 and they have just released a big patch, and no it isn't a set of fancy new hats.
Essentially, an open-source software or OSS is a kind of computer software which has its source code made available and licensed by virtue of such a license agreement which authorizes the copyright holder to study, modify and distribute the software to anyone, without any further charges and for any purpose whatsoever.
It has only been a week since we let you know about Icebound, but it's now been released! Icebound is a dark fantasy visual novel that takes place in a steampunk world locked in the depths of an ice age, where alchemists possess supernatural powers.
CEO Jeff Walpole[he]nbsp[/he]of Phase2 helps persuade[he]nbsp[/he]businesses to consider open source as a viable solution.[he]nbsp[/he]Particularly, Drupal. Jeff says, "Phase2[he]nbsp[/he]invests an estimated $500,000[he]nbsp[/he]every year[he]nbsp[/he]in time, code, and sponsorship[he]nbsp[/he]to grow this remarkable open source project."And, in return? Jeff and his team show others how to use Drupal. What sounds simple in this trade-off, in fact is not. Many don[he]#039[/he]t understand open source, or they don[he]#039[/he]t trust it. So, Phase2 makes a business out of being their guide through the murky waters of misperception and into the land of plenty (of open source).