The open-source Docker container project integrates many different security approaches, but like every other software project, it still has to deal with reported software vulnerabilities.
On April 18, Docker founder Solomon Hykes made a big announcement via a pull request in the main Docker repo: “Docker is transitioning all of its open source collaborations to the Moby project going forward.” The docker/docker repo now redirects to moby/moby, and Solomon's pull request updates the README and logo for the project to […]
For those who have switched to Chrome OS from Windows, this article will go over some of the popular alternatives to Windows apps for Chrome OS.
The Android-x86 project is a port of the Android operating system for consumer desktop and laptop computers. The Android-x86 project has announced a third update to the project’s x86 port of Android 6.0 “Marshmallow”. The new release includes the ability to auto-mount optical media, includes a fix for….
It’s been five almost five months since the developers behind the Debian-based Devuan GNU/Linux operating system launched the second Beta version towards the first stable release of the OS, and they now announced the RC.
I love GNOME Shell — and no, not just because I’ve little choice now that is Ubuntu’s default desktop! But the more I use GNOME the more I learn that the desktop environment, like every other, has its own share of quirks, bugs and inconsistencies. Like the following appreciably niche niggle in the the way GNOME handles desktop wallpapers. A Minor Wallpaper Niggle I […]
Simply using HTTPS to make sure a software update is secure isn’t enough to fully validate that a given update hasn’t been tampered with. That’s where The Update Framework can help.
The .NET platform has always been a mainstay of the desktop and server app development field, powering Windows Forms, WPF, ASP.NET, and many years of Line of Business (LOB) apps. Today, however, .NET is a very different platform; it's powered by an open-source API-based compiler platform, features in-built scripting capabilities, and C# can be authored […]
If you are reading this, you probably care about, or are at least mildly interested in, open source. Like you, I care about and am interested in open source. Perhaps unlike you, I am also a webcomic artist. You can find my work at Herpaderp.party.This is a story about how I came to use and, […]
After leaving the military, Army Captain David Molina knew he wanted to go into software development. As Molina did research on the field, he found himself overwhelmed by the vast amount of information and choices. For example: What coding language is the right one to learn? What language is the most valuable for being competitive […]
The purpose of this tutorial is to explore LibreSwan which provides an IPsec protocol implementation. It is available in RedHat distributions, however, it can be compiled for another platform such as Ubuntu/Debian easily. In this article, the LibreSwan tool is built from source on Ubuntu, then a two peer VPN is configured using preshared & […]
Go is a compiled, statically typed programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. It’s a general purpose programming language with modern features, clean syntax and a robust well-documented common library, making it a good candidate to learn as your first programming language. While it borrows ideas from other languages […]
Plano is a flat theme designed for GNOME and Xfce4 desktops. It has a muted look and subtle colour palette and works well with dark icon themes. This post, Plano Theme Adds a Touch of Class to GNOME & XFCE4 Desktops, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A new version of the Budgie desktop is available to install on Ubuntu. Budgie 10.3 adds a new Alt+Tab switcher, and brings a stack of bug fixes to the table. This post, Budgie 10.3 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.