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Been looking for the "perfect" config management tool to deploy software to networked boxes... and still looking.
Windows XP has two months of security updates left. The last updates will be issued April 8, 2014 - after that they are no more.
Earlier this week, The Linux Foundation announced that it would be working with edX , a non-profit online learning site governed by Harvard and MIT, to make its " Introduction to Linux " course free and open to all.
As allies and competitors line up behind the new Cloud Foundry Foundation, where does that leave Red Hat and its support of OpenStack and Project Solum? There's a fight brewing over which form of open-source platform-as-a-service should command developer loyalties and serve as the basis for future cloud applications.
Valve has recently released Portal 2 on Steam for Linux and opened a GitHub entry to gather all the bugs from the community.
OpenGEODE is a tiny open-source SDL editor that is developed for the purpose of providing an easy to use and free state machine editor and Ada code generator to the TASTE toolchain from the European Space Agency, running in combination with ESA's ASN.1 "Space Certifiable" ASN.1 compiler.
This article deals with the practical use of the Roma Widget Set , a C# GUI application framework, that is directly based on X11 library calls.
Red Hat, with help from Uhuru, will let Microsoft .NET apps run on OpenShift; but if you want to run Red Hat Linux on Windows Azure? No dice.
For much of the Linux operating system's history, patching a kernel has been a process that has typically involved downtime.
Can you match these off-the-wall software and hardware code names from across IT history to their real-world products? As far back as there's been computing, there've been software and hardware project code names ranging from innocuous strings of initials to Ubuntu's alliterative code names for its Linux releases.
Want to learn Linux? The Linux Foundation announced today that it will be offering its $2,400 "Introduction to Linux" course for free through edX, the Harvard/MIT online learning platform that supports massive enrollment.
It is playable at the commandline and uses the nCurses C library for graphics. Its purpose is to provide a simply-coded, almost tutorial-like game with C. The source code is thoroughly commented.
A critical Linux bug that many are comparing to the "goto fail" problem that afflicted Apple last month was recently discovered, prompting Linux distribution and application developers to scramble to incorporate a new patch into their code.
Software Description: - linux: Linux kernel Details: An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel when inotify is used to monitor the /dev/ptmx device.
In today's open source roundup: Popcorn Time brings streaming torrent movies to Linux.