Coding in a safe place

The Python Software Foundation's (PSF) Director Carol Willing is ready for the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women conference to start on October 14. One of the many highlights of her week will most definitely be the Open Source Day Codeathon, where some attendees will be making their very first contributions to open more

One Uncles gift of Linux

The year was 1996. December 1996 to be more precise. I had just finished my first semester of college and was spending Christmas at my uncle’s apartment in Port Jefferson, New York. My uncle was a PhD student studying computational geometry and eager to show me some of his work. He was especially interested in […]

Poll: Will You Upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10?

The final release of Wily Werewolf is now scarily close with just two weeks left until it arrives on the scene – but do you plan to upgrade to it? That’s the question we’re asking in this poll. See it as a pre-emptive-toe-in-the-water-of-your-opinion as, several alpha, beta and daily build releases in to the cycle, you’ll know most (if […]

BSD Release: NetBSD 7.0

The NetBSD Project has announced the release of NetBSD 7.0. NetBSD is a highly portable operating system which runs on most CPU architectures. The latest release features several improvements, including better graphics performance, multiprocessor ARM support and NetBSD has been tested on Raspberry Pi 2 and BeagleBoard mini….