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3 hrs ago | InformationWeek
As allies and competitors line up behind the new Cloud Foundry Foundation, where does that leave Red Hat and its support of OpenStack and Project Solum? There's a fight brewing over which form of open-source platform-as-a-service should command developer loyalties and serve as the basis for future cloud applications.
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7 hrs ago | Slashdot
When one of the Valve developers closed a bug related to Portal 2 recommending that the users disable a security feature, the Linux community reacted .
11 hrs ago | The Code Project
This article deals with the practical use of the Roma Widget Set , a C# GUI application framework, that is directly based on X11 library calls.
Starting in Fall 2014, RIT's will offer the minor in free and open source software and free culture for students who want to develop a deep understanding of the processes, practices, technologies, and financial, legal and societal impacts of the FOSS and free culture movements.
While self-learning and real-world experience are both great types of education, there is still something to be said for a quality, structured classroom lesson.
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Red Hat, with help from Uhuru, will let Microsoft .NET apps run on OpenShift; but if you want to run Red Hat Linux on Windows Azure? No dice.
Arachnid is an open source software package written primarily in Python that processes images of macromolecules captured by cryo-electron microscopy .
Can you match these off-the-wall software and hardware code names from across IT history to their real-world products? As far back as there's been computing, there've been software and hardware project code names ranging from innocuous strings of initials to Ubuntu's alliterative code names for its Linux releases.
Normally I'd save this for Lazy Reading, but I'm indirectly involved: the Rochester Institute of Technology now has a minor in Open Source and Free Culture .
* Discussions: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ds4drv * GitHub: https://github.com/chrippa/ds4drv * PyPI: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/ds4drv Features -------- - Option to emulate the Xbox 360 controller for compatibility with Steam games - Setting the LED color - Reminding you about low battery by flashing the LED - Using the trackpad as a ... (more)
A critical Linux bug that many are comparing to the "goto fail" problem that afflicted Apple last month was recently discovered, prompting Linux distribution and application developers to scramble to incorporate a new patch into their code.
Software Description: - linux: Linux kernel Details: An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel when inotify is used to monitor the /dev/ptmx device.
It started as a "quick and dirty" solution to the problem, and Delphi was quite good at that.
As a non-programmer but Linux power user, I thoroughly enjoyed Sobell's dissertation on Linux and the integration of the Secure Hierarchical File System, the use of the Shell, and the X Window System.
Challenging Microsoft's Windows Azure on its own turf, Red Hat is ramping up services that would offer Microsoft .NET and SQL Server capabilities on its OpenShift platform as a service .