Devuan Beta Release

After two years in development, a beta release of the Devuan distro has made it into the world (Devuan is a registered trademark of the Dyne.org foundation). Devuan is a very Debian-ish distro. more>>

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 12:33 pm

May 2016 Issue of Linux Journal

The Power of Free When I was a kid, I saved my money for weeks in order to buy the Aerobie. more>>

Posted by on 2 May 2016 | 1:50 pm

BitTorrent Inc.'s Sync

The Sync application from BitTorrent Inc. is simple yet powerful, offering the ability to move large amounts of data directly between devices. more>>

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 10:00 am

The Humble Hacker?

Two of our favorite things have come together: The Humble Bundle and Hacking! more>>

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 7:00 am

EnterpriseDB's EDB Postgres Advanced Server and EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager

The elegance of open source is on full display with new product releases like EnterpriseDB's (EDB's) new PostreSQL-based database solutions. On the heels of the significant more>>

Posted by on 27 April 2016 | 12:00 pm

ACI Worldwide's UP Retail Payments

As customers of global-payments solution provider ACI Worldwide retire aging platforms, they are clamoring for Linux-based options. more>>

Posted by on 26 April 2016 | 12:45 pm

The Death of RoboVM

Microsoft recently made a big noise about its love and support of the Open Source community (especially Linux), but while it's making concrete steps toward improving its support for FOSS projects, its motives may not be entirely altruistic. more>>

Posted by on 25 April 2016 | 11:00 am

Varnish Software's Hitch

Making life easier for the 2.2 million Web sites that deploy the Varnish Cache HTTP engine is the point of Hitch from Varnish Software. more>>

Posted by on 22 April 2016 | 11:00 am

The US Government and Open-Source Software

As part of the "Second Open Government National Action Plan", the federal government is planning to share the source code behind many of its software projects. more>>

Posted by on 21 April 2016 | 10:00 am

Open-Source Project Secretly Funded by CIA

It's fair to say that the interests of governments and the FOSS community are not always aligned. more>>

Posted by on 20 April 2016 | 9:00 am

New Container Image Standard Promises More Portable Apps

I've written about containers before, and I've waxed lyrical about the multitude of benefits they bring to DevOps and cloud computing. more>>

Posted by on 19 April 2016 | 4:15 pm

Canonical and BQ's Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet

Canonical's broad vision for Ubuntu Linux is to offer a single, converged personal computing experience across devices. more>>

Posted by on 18 April 2016 | 3:00 pm

AdaCore's SPARK Pro

With this new version of the SPARK Pro toolset, AdaCore comes one step closer to its goal of making the writing of proven software both efficient and pleasant. more>>

Posted by on 15 April 2016 | 2:45 pm

Kolab Systems AG and Collabora's CloudSuite

The chemistry created by the Kolab Systems-Collabora Productivity partnership enabled CloudSuite, the first 100% open-source, enterprise-grade cloud office suite. more>>

Posted by on 14 April 2016 | 12:15 pm

Linaro Announces Software Reference Platform for ARM

With the launch of its Software Reference Platform for ARMv8-A processors, Linaro is proud to enable both a complete end-to-end open-source server software stack and access to ent more>>

Posted by on 13 April 2016 | 3:00 pm