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4 hrs ago | WinBeta

The joys of emulation -- running other operating systems in Windows

Windows is my operating system of choice, and it's the one I used every single day.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Ubuntu, Microsoft, Startups

6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

This Is What It's Like To Be A Woman CEO In The Male-Dominated Open-Source Software World

Jane Silber is the CEO of Canonical, a 650-employee software company best known for two things.

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10 hrs ago | Python

SoL 3.0b1

Scarry spoke only italian, because the i18n mechanism in Delphi sucks. Most of the code was written and commented in italian too, and that made it very difficult to get foreign contributions Scarry used Paradox tables, but we are in the third millenium, now: SoL uses a real, even if simple and light, SQL database under its skin this considers the ... (more)

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Technical Services SIS

from today's 'The Mission'

Join OBS to learn about Open Source Software "Please join the OBS-SIS Local Systems Roundtable for a special presentation by OBS-SIS VIP Nicole Engard on Sunday, July 13, 11:45 a.m. to 1 pm in the Marriott Riverwalk Travis Room.

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Python

Nuitka 0.5.3.3

Nuitka User Manual ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ .. image:: images/Nuitka-Logo-Symbol.png ..

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LinuxTracker

[TORRENT] smartos-20140710T224431Z.iso

SmartOS is an open-source UNIX-like operating system based on illumos, a community fork of OpenSolaris.

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Silicon Alley Insider

This Feisty Linux Company Has An Interesting Plan To Topple Android

Canonical is a 650-employee software company best known for its version of the Linux operating system.

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OStatic

Chrome Remote Desktop Plug-in Now Supports Linux Users

Being able to access a computer remotely, or let someone else remotely access your computer, can be an enormous convenience.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Slashdot

First Release of LibreSSL Portable Is Available

ConstantineM writes: It has finally happened. Bob Beck of The OpenBSD Foundation has just announced that the first release of LibreSSL portable is now available , and can be found in the has been tested to build on various versions of Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X and FreeBSD.

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OSNews

Xplain: explaining X for the rest of us

However, I still field plenty of questions from lots of people about this, and a lot of the time, it's extremely simple stuff: "What is X?" "How does it interact with my graphics card and mouse/keyboard?" "What do apps use X for?" "What is Wayland, and how does it fit into the picture?" "What problems did X have that made us want to write new ... (more)

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ITworld

Is Microsoft finally ready to let go of Windows?

In today's open source roundup: Microsoft may be ready to move on from Windows. Plus: CentOS 7 released, and a review of Makulu Linux 6 with MATE 1.8 Windows has been synonymous with Microsoft for as long as I can remember.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Linux, Apple, Google, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Cards

Switched

Where's the Gold in Your Data? Turning $500,000 Into $3 Billion

In Abundance , I wrote about my friend Rob McEwen, chairman of Goldcorp, who literally mined his data for gold bullion.

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Related Topix: Mining, Goldcorp, Geology, Science, Science / Technology, Linux, Computers, Finland, World News, Usenet

Computer Weekly

Microsoft backs cloud rival Google's open-source Kubernetes project

Cloud provider Microsoft has joined rival Google to bring support for the Kubernetes open-source project on its Azure platform.

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MacInTouch

Safari Blocks Flash Flaws

Storage discussion includes SSD security issues and utilities; hard drive recovery and tuning utilities; questions about the new MCE Complement device and more.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Safari, Science / Technology, Apple, Programming Languages, Linux, Mice

Red Hat Magazine

Understanding the metrics behind open source projects

What do the numbers behind an open source project tell us about where it is headed? That's the subject of Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona's OSCON 2014 talk later this month, where he looks at four open source cloud computing projects- OpenStack , CloudStack, Eucalyptus, and OpenNebula-and turns those numbers into a meaningful analysis.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumA Dangerous Rebel Bites the Dust

Predicting trends in computer technology is an easy way to get into trouble, but two developments have been hyped so much over the past decade that there's little risk in jumping on their bandwagons: free software and cloud computing.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Software as a Service

CRN

The 10 Coolest Open Source Apps of 2014

As the world awaits the next exploit to take the place of Heartbleed , open source development continues apace.

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ITworld

Is the IRS scheming to destroy open source projects?

In today's open source roundup: The IRS may be targeting open source projects. Plus: Install Linux Mint on your Macbook Air, and what's new in Linux Deepin 2014 The IRS is one of the most feared and loathed parts of the federal government.

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Python

SoL 3.0a27

Scarry spoke only italian, because the i18n mechanism in Delphi sucks. Most of the code was written and commented in italian too, and that makes it very difficult to get foreign contributions Scarry used Paradox tables, but we are in the third millenium, now: SoL uses a real, even if simple and light, SQL database under its skin The very first ... (more)

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Daniel Lemire's blog

Extrinsic motivations are harmfula

I have argued that when seeking professional success, it is best to avoid zero-sum games .

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