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3 hrs ago | Application Development Trends

Java Devs Get Mac Os X Support in Open Source Zulu

Created by Azul Systems, Zulu 8.1 for Mac OS X is an open-source build of the OpenJDK that supports both Java SE 8 and Java SE 7. It's available as a free download, and there's an enterprise edition with tiered commercial support.

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Related Topix: Programming Languages, Java, Science / Technology, Apple, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Open Source Software, Linux

10 hrs ago | PC World

10 reasons to try Zorin OS 9, the Linux OS that looks like Windows

The Linux world has long offered virtually innumerable alternatives to Windows and Mac OS, including several options designed specifically to ease the transition for those making the switch.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux, Microsoft, Startups

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Python

supervisor 3.1.0

Supervisor is a client/server system that allows its users to control a number of processes on UNIX-like operating systems.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Apple, Linux, Startups, Intel, Python, Programming Languages

ITworld

Can Android be made truly free and open source?

In today's open source roundup: Ars Technica tries to create a truly free and open source version of Android.

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Related Topix: Ars Technica, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Google, Startups

InfoWorld

The Tizen smartphone flopped -- and open source is to blame

You know the saying: Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Now that Samsung has "indefinitely" delayed the launch of its first Tizen smartphone , can anyone believe any more open source mobile promises? Open source mobile efforts have a history of failure: Moblin, Maemo, MeeGo, and Tizen are all examples that have been shepherded ... (more)

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Mozilla, Startups, Intela, Intel

Mon Jul 28, 2014

OStatic

Tor Bounty, Plasma 5 ISOs, and Best Desktops

Today in Linux news, the Kubuntu team have released ISOs with the Plasma 5 desktop for all to test.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux, GNOME

The Code Project

Setting Up a VPN Server on Ubuntu Using OpenVPN

Below is a setup for OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04. With some modifications, it should work on most flavors of Linux Much of the setup came from https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/serverguide/openvpn.html with a couple of modifications to work out any bugs I ran across.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux, Computers

Red Hat Magazine

Open source love at first commit

The power to learn, the freedom to change, and the push for innovation. What is there not to love about open source software? The world of open source consists of a passionate community of individuals hacking away in their dens, all with the same vision for the future of programming: openness and collaboration.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Linux, Computers, Marketing

Python

spacegrids 1.6.1

The Python 2.7 Spacegrids module, "Numpy on grids", provides useful classes for analyzing spatial data defined on grids .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Python

openstack-doc-tools 0.17

OpenStack Doc Tools ******************* This repository contains tools used by the OpenStack Documentation project.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Programming Languages

Slashdot

Valencia Linux School Distro Saves 36 Million Euro

The distro is used on over 110,000 PCs in schools in the Valencia region, saving some 36 million euro over the past nine years , the government says."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

GadgetSpeak

Foray Into Linux

Apart from the Simplicity Linux I looked at nearly two years ago I have only used Linux run from a CD-ROM.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Printers

Fri Jul 25, 2014

InformIT

The IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [7/25/14]

It's the ideal one-stop knowledge source for Ubuntu novices, those upgrading from older versions or other Linux distributions, and anyone moving toward power-user status.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

HowtoForge

How To Install ownCloud 7 On Ubuntu 14.04

This document describes how to install and configure ownCloud 7 on Ubuntu 14.04.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

Nag.blog

GoG.com now supports Linux, has a sale to celebrate

Desktop Linux is generally regarded as anathema to gaming, but over the past few years it has gotten considerably more attention from companies and developers alike.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Linux

Linux Today

EasyEngine - An Auto Installer Script For Managing WordPress-Nginx Websites On Ubuntu, Debian

EasyEngine is a Linux shell-script to install and manage wordpress-nginx websites in one go.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux, PHP, Programming Languages

Thu Jul 24, 2014

OStatic

2014's Best Distros, Buncha New Games, and Fedora Delayed

In today's news feeds is MakeUseOf.com's top five Linux distributions for 2014. One of their picks is said to vulnerable to attack and the proof has been posted.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

Linux Today

KDE 5 Delivers New Linux Desktop Environment

The new Kickoff application launcher enables users to rapidly find and access applications and content on a system.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

MSDN Blogs

Trip Report: Community Leadership Summit 2014

I had the opportunity to attend the Community Leadership Summit in Portland, Oregon this last weekend, held right before OSCON.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ITworld

What are the best browsers for Linux?

In today's open source roundup: Best Linux browsers. Plus: Lifehacker's list of essential Linux applications, and how to run Android on a Mac There are plenty of browsers to use in Linux, but it can be somewhat daunting to choose one from all of the others.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Google, Startups

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