The Ubuntu Touch platform is still using some Android bits and it looks like the developers are preparing to upgrade those components as well in the coming months.
One reason why Linux weathered patent attacks and trolls to become today’s dominant server and cloud operating system is because the Open Invention Network united its supporters into a strong patent consortium.
In today’s open source roundup: Sarah Sharp shares her thoughts about what makes a good community. Plus: Norbert Preining examines Sarah Sharp’s crusade. And Linux redditors share their thoughts about the Sarah Sharp controversy.
Prototype has 24 cores, in the hands of techies to test drive. Qualcomm, the maker of processors for Nexus smartphones and other mobes and tablets, has revealed early specifications for its upcoming server chips.
Season of KDE 2015 is now open for applications. To apply head to season.kde.org register as a student and click “Submit a proposal”.
Protecode, which specializes in open source code management services, has published an infographic that details trends in open source programming and development.
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 source.read more
Rudeness on the Linux kernel lists is only the surface of a far larger problem.
Ever looked up at the night sky and tried to identify specific celestial bodies out of the millions you can see? Stellarium is an awesome open source planetarium application available in Fedora to help you identify and track objects in the…
The rumor that Microsoft is interested in buying Canonical doesn’t seem to go away, despite the fact that there is no real basis to it. We’ve already explained why that is unlikely to happen, but people still don’t listen, so here are some more reasons why the rumor is perfect for April 1.
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 […]
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 […]
Linus Torvalds took the stage at the latest LinuxCon 2015 that took place in Dublin, Ireland, and talked about a number of things, including security and the future for Linux on ARM hardware.
Mobile and web technologies still haven’t made the desktop obsolete, and despite some regular claims to the contrary, desktop clients don’t seem to be going away any time soon.
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….