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7 min ago | Hispanic Business
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.
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4 hrs ago | BetaNews
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.
5 hrs ago | Fsf.org
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9 hrs ago | GigaOM
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.
11 hrs ago | Python
Arachnid is an open source software package written primarily in Python that processes images of macromolecules captured by cryo-electron microscopy .
15 hrs ago | InfoWorld
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 .
Theo de Raadt was a founding member of NetBSD, and is the founder and leader of the OpenSSH and OpenBSD projects.
The new offering, in which Red Hat manages base RHEL images, is available on an isolated part of Amazon's cloud designed for U.S. government agencies RHEL is now available on Amazon Web Services' GovCloud, an isolated part of Amazon's cloud designed for U.S. government agencies.
The Yahoo logo is shown at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, California in this April 16, 2013 file photo.
An open source Linux container engine taking the world by storm is the newest, leanest, and cleanest way to get your app from development to production A long time ago, a computer program was a stack of punch cards, and moving the program from computer to computer was easy as long as you didn't drop the box.