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Ubuntu Linux 16.10 'Yakkety Yak' Beta 1 Now Available For Download 37 comments
Hillary Clinton Used BleachBit To Wipe Emails 339 comments
The Slashdot Interview With VideoLAN President and Lead VLC Developer Jean-Baptiste Kempf 32 comments
Linus on Linux's 25th Birthday 105 comments
Princeton Researchers Announce Open Source 25-Core Processor 108 comments
Systemd Rolls Out Its Own Mount Tool 538 comments
KDE Edition Beta Released For Linux Mint 18 'Sarah' 36 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is KDE Dying? 510 comments
Fedora 25 To Run Wayland By Default Instead Of X.Org Server 151 comments
Google Will Kill Chrome Apps For Windows, Mac, and Linux In Early 2018 102 comments
Microsoft PowerShell Goes Open Source and Lands On Linux and Mac 400 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Bad Programming Ideas That Work? 671 comments
New FreeBSD 11.0 Release Candidate Tested By Phoronix 61 comments
'GoldenEye: Source' Updated: A Classic, Free Multiplayer Game 65 comments
Linux Trojan Mines For Cryptocurrency Using Misconfigured Redis Servers 62 comments
Ask VideoLAN President and Lead VLC Developer Jean-Baptiste Kempf Your Questions 204 comments
White House Releases Federal Source Code Policy To Help Government Agencies Go Open Source 61 comments
Apple Acquires Machine Learning and AI Startup Turi 14 comments
LibreOffice 5.2 Officially Released 103 comments
Interviews: Ask Ruby on Rails Creator David Heinemeier Hansson a Question 109 comments
Israel's SolidRun Creates Open Networking Kit Inspired By Raspberry Pi 76 comments
Seymour Papert, Creator of the Logo Language, Dies At 88 68 comments
FCC Requires TP-Link To Support Open Source Router Firmware 52 comments
Mozilla To Remove Hello In Firefox 49 128 comments
Onion Debian Services Are Now Available 40 comments
New Crowdfunding Campaign Offers Modular EOMA68 Computing Devices 122 comments
After New GIMP Release, Core Developer Discusses Future of GIMP and GEGL 117 comments
Facebook Open Sources 360 Surround Camera With Ikea-Style Instructions 31 comments
Linux Kernel 4.7 Officially Released 60 comments
EU To Give Free Security Audits To Apache HTTP Server and Keepass 67 comments
Cyanogen Inc. Reportedly Fires OS Development Arm, Switches To Apps 124 comments
First Open Source-Based Database Completes U.S. Security Review 49 comments
How (And Why) FreeDOS Keeps DOS Alive 211 comments
Microsoft 'Patch' Blocks Linux Installs On Locked-Down Windows RT Computers 141 comments
AT&T Open Sources Its SDN Framework To The Linux Foundation 42 comments
Google Decided To Nix Its Oculus Rift Competitor 50 comments
A Smaller Version of Raspberry Pi 3 Is Coming Soon 89 comments
Dropbox Open Sources New Lossless Middle-Out Image Compression Algorithm 135 comments
Tor Project Installs New Board of Directors After Jacob Appelbaum Controversy 106 comments
Google To Train 2 Million Indian Android Developers 360 comments
Ubuntu's Unity desktop environment can run in Windows 170 comments
Researchers Find Over 6,000 Compromised Redis Installations 30 comments
Mesa 12.0 Released With OpenGL 4.3 Support, Intel Vulkan and More 24 comments
Debian Founder's 2015 Death Ruled A Suicide 160 comments
KDE Plasma 5.7 Released 111 comments
Bulgaria Got a Law Requiring Open Source 62 comments
Linux Mint 18 'Sarah' Released, Supports Generic GTK X-Apps 98 comments
Linux Grabs More Than 2% of Desktop Market Share 249 comments
Red Hat Exec Marries A Couple At Red Hat Summit 62 comments
Amazon's Alexa Virtual Assistant Can Now Order Millions of Prime Products For You 57 comments
Slackware 14.2 Released, Still Systemd-Free 179 comments
Microsoft Will Be Largest Infrastructure As A Service Vendor By 2019, Says Morgan Stanley Survey 75 comments
Data Can Help Fix America's Overcrowded Jails, Says White House 213 comments
DMCA Notices Remove 8,268 Projects On Github In 2015 116 comments
Google's Satellite Map Gets a 700-Trillion-Pixel Makeover 70 comments
.NET Core 1.0 Released, Now Officially Supported By Red Hat 123 comments
Ubuntu-Based Peppermint 7 Released 74 comments
Sony Agrees To Pay Millions To Gamers To Settle PS3 Linux Debacle 232 comments
The New Censorship: 'How Did Google Become The Internet's Censor and Master Manipulator?' 246 comments
Elon Musk's Open Source OpenAI: We're Working On a Robot For Your Household Chores 64 comments
Red Hat Launches Ansible-Native Container Workflow Project 35 comments
KDE Bug Fixed After 13 Years 118 comments
Microsoft Open-Sources 'Checked C,' A Safer C Version 208 comments
Microsoft is Working On Software For The Legal Marijuana Industry 87 comments
Software Industry Has $1 Trillion Economic Impact In US 55 comments
Pinterest Acquires Team Behind Fleksy; To Open Source Some Technology Designed For Blind 5 comments
The Biggest Maker of Raspberry Pis Has Been Acquired For $871 Million 35 comments
Interviews: Ask Perl Creator Larry Wall a Question 281 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's The Best CMS? 222 comments
Ready CEO: Coding Snobs Are Not Helping Our Children Prepare For The Future 342 comments
Mozilla Will Fund Code Audits For Open Source Software 39 comments
Lenovo and Motorola Unveil PHAB2 Tango AR and Modular Moto Z Smartphones 25 comments
Microsoft Makes Minecraft Education Edition Available To Schools 32 comments
A Solution To the Security Guidelines Proposed By FCC For Home Routers 55 comments
Microsoft Has Created Its Own FreeBSD 247 comments
Google's AI 'TensorFlow' Software Is Coming To iOS 33 comments
Firefox 47 Arrives With Synced Tabs Sidebar, Better YouTube Playback 129 comments
Biden Unveils Open-Access Database To Advance Cancer Research 42 comments
Apple Releases First Preview of Swift 3.0 227 comments
CoreOS Launches Torus, a New Open Source Distributed Storage System 26 comments
Google's 'Project Magenta' Art Machine Composes Its First Song 72 comments
Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use 141 comments
Ubuntu Phones To Feature Wireless Display Support With OTA-11 Update 31 comments
Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray 110 comments
Op-ed: Oracle Attorney Says Google's Court Victory Might Kill the GPL 357 comments
NetBSD 7.0.1 Released 41 comments
CentOS Linux 6.8 Released 91 comments
Apple To Open Up Siri To Developers, Release An Amazon Echo Competitor 82 comments
Microsoft Urged to Open Source Classic Visual Basic 331 comments
Hundreds of Drupal Sites Targeted With Fake Ransomware 51 comments
Ask Slashdot: Have You Migrated To Node.js? 341 comments
Linux Advocate Suggests Using More Closed-Source Software 268 comments
Android Wear 2.0 Gets A Keyboard, Standalone Apps, Activity Recognition, New UI 31 comments
Google Turns Firebase Into Its Unified Platform For Mobile Developers 11 comments
Google Announces New Virtual Reality Platform 'Daydream' 24 comments
Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time 141 comments
SourceForge Tightens Security With Malware Scans 84 comments
Raspberry Pi Zero Gains Camera Support, Keeps $5 Price 84 comments
Linux Kernel 4.6 Officially Released 149 comments
Anonymous Begins Teaching Hacktivism on IRC 52 comments
ZFS For Linux Finally Lands In Debian GNU/Linux Repos 150 comments
Brazilian Devs Launch Tiny $1 STEM-Oriented Microcontroller Board On Indiegogo 83 comments
Google Devs Planning Flash's Demise With New 'HTML5 By Default' Chrome Setting 131 comments
Linksys WRT Routers Won't Block Open Source Firmware, Despite FCC Rules 113 comments
Dangerous 7-Zip Vulnerabilities Flow To Top Security, Software Tools 109 comments
Mozilla Fights FBI In Court For Details On Tor Browser Hack 58 comments
Google Open-Sources SyntaxNet Natural-Language Understanding Library, Parsey McParseface Training Model 56 comments
Opera Adds Power-Saving Mode, Offers 'Up To 50 Percent' Longer Battery Life 42 comments
Facebook Open-Sources Capture the Flag Competition Platform As It Encourages Students 13 comments
Italian Military To Save Up To 29 Million Euro By Migrating To LibreOffice 284 comments
Mozilla Launches Test Pilot, A Firefox Add-On For Trying Experimental Features 53 comments
NASA's Planet Hunter Spots Record 1,284 New Planets, 9 In A Habitable Zone 83 comments
Open Source Artificial Pancreas Helps Engineer's Son Survive With Type 1 Diabetes 104 comments
11 Years After Git, BitKeeper Is Open-Sourced 197 comments
Linux Mint 18 Will Ship Without Multimedia Support 75 comments
Unity 8 And Snaps Are Conquering The Ubuntu Desktop After Ubuntu 16.10 78 comments
DuckDuckGo Is Giving Away $225,000 To Support Open Source Projects 62 comments
No One Should Have To Use Proprietary Software To Communicate With Their Government 154 comments
Devuan Releases Beta of Systemd-Free 'Debian Fork' Base System 293 comments
Almost Two-Thirds of Software Companies Contributing To Open Source, Says Survey 30 comments
Node.js Version 6 Released With LTS 58 comments
Open365 Is An Open Source Alternative to Microsoft Office 365 144 comments
Software Audits: How High-Tech Software Vendors Play Hardball 162 comments
Mozilla Seeks New Home For Email Client Thunderbird 294 comments
Turns Out That Snaps Are Not Secure In Ubuntu With X11 133 comments
Scientist Shrinks Arduino To Size Of An AA Battery 47 comments
Data Center Management Darling Mesosphere Embraces Open Source 19 comments
YouTube Introduces Live 360 Video Streaming and Spatial Audio 7 comments
Google's Android N OS Will Support Pressure-Sensitive Screens 68 comments
Open Source Headset Enables New Mind-Controlled Devices 42 comments
FBI May Be Hoarding a Firefox Zero-Day 99 comments
Ubuntu Linux Continues To Dominate OpenStack and Other Clouds 23 comments
Google Launches Customizable 'Live Cases' For Nexus Devices 44 comments
GoPro Announces Third-Party Developer Program With Over 100 Partners 15 comments
Chrome 50 Updates Push Notifications, Drops Support For Old Windows and OS X Versions 168 comments
Jigsaw Ransomware Deletes Your Files If You Don't Pay Or When You Reboot Your PC 108 comments
The Future of Firefox is Chrome 243 comments
Badlock Vulnerability Falls Flat Against Hype 21 comments
Facebook Announces 'Surround 360' Open Source VR Camera 32 comments
Academics Claim Google Android 2FA Is Breakable 48 comments
UbuntuBSD Is Looking To Become An Official Ubuntu Flavor 117 comments
Infographic: Ubuntu Linux Is Everywhere 185 comments
Adobe Patches Flash Zero-Day Exploited By Magnitude Exploit Kit 69 comments
Google Launches Android Studio 2.0 With Instant Run, Faster Android Emulator, and Cloud Test Lab 58 comments
Google May Adopt Apple's Swift Programming Language For Android, Says Report 172 comments
OpenStack Mitaka Aimed at Simplifying Cloud Operations 20 comments
Outdated and Vulnerable WordPress, Drupal Versions Contributed To Panama Papers Breach 155 comments
Ubuntu Budgie Could Be The New Flavor of Ubuntu Linux 116 comments
Taliban App's Publication Points To Holes In Google's App Review Process 80 comments
US Govt Commits To Publish Publicly Financed Software Under FOSS 39 comments
There Are Some Super Shady Things In Oculus Rift's Terms of Service 186 comments
Head of Oracle Linux Moves To Microsoft 95 comments
$40 Hardware Is Enough To Hack $28,000 Police Drones From 2km Away 97 comments
Windows 10 Anniversary Update Will Bring Android Notifications To Your PC 35 comments
Intel Launches Xeon E5 v4 Family of Processors Based On Broadwell-EP 42 comments
Microsoft Makes Xamarin Free In Visual Studio, Will Open Source Core Xamarin Tech 143 comments
CloudFlare Wants Tor To Change Or Risk CAPTCHA Blockades 87 comments
13-Year-Old Linux Dispute Returns As SCO Files New Appeal 233 comments
MIT Media Lab Defaults To Free and Open Source Software 79 comments
Confirmed: Microsoft and Canonical Partner To Bring Ubuntu To Windows 10 492 comments
Torvalds' Secret Sauce For Linux: Willing To Be Wrong 273 comments
Git 2.8 Officially Released 87 comments
Fredkin Gate Breakthrough Brings Quantum Computing Within Closer Reach 52 comments
Oracle Seeks $9.3 Billion For Google's Use Of Java In Android 343 comments
Ubuntu Tablet Now Available For Pre-Order 81 comments
New Attack Discovered On Node.js Package Manager npm 90 comments
Linux 4.6 Brings NVIDIA GTX 900 Support, OrangeFS, Better Power Management 129 comments
Amazon's Raspberry Pi Guide Lets Coders Build An Echo 47 comments
Chromium Being Ported To VC++, Scrubbed of Compiler Bugs 93 comments
Microsoft and HP Enterprise Invest $73.5 Million In Mesosphere Startup 27 comments
AMD Releases Open-Source Driver Support For Next-Gen Polaris GPUs 38 comments
Google Opens Access To Its Speech Recognition API, Going Head To Head With Nuance 46 comments
OLO, World's First Portable 3D Printer Prints On Top Of Smartphones 80 comments
GNOME 3.20 Officially Released 193 comments
Red Hat Becomes First $2 Billion Open-Source Company 116 comments
Apache PDFBox Hits 2.0 34 comments
Wine Makes It Possible To Run Vulkan Windows Programs On Linux 52 comments
Tor Project Says It Can Quickly Catch Spying Code 34 comments
Apple Unveils Smaller iPhone SE, Starting At $399 158 comments
Rust-Based Redox OS Devs Slam Linux, Unix, GPL 354 comments
Snowden: What Happened In 2013 Couldn't Have Happened Without Free Software 120 comments
Studio Ghibli Animation Software Going "Open Source"; Details Pending 102 comments
Canonical Finally Lets Users Move The Unity Launcher To Bottom In Ubuntu 16.04 176 comments
Building A Global Network Of Open Source SDR Receivers 68 comments
Pale Moon Devs Ponder Dropping Current Codebase And Starting From Scratch 167 comments
More Devs Now Use OS X Than Linux, Says Survey 532 comments
Pwn2Own 2016 Recap: Hackers Earn $460,000 For 21 Hacks 52 comments
US Government Pushed Many Tech Firms To Hand Over Source Code 151 comments
NY Bill Would Provide Tax Credit For Open Source Contributors 54 comments
Microsoft Tries Hard To Play Nice With Open Source, But There's an Elephant In the Room 163 comments
Tim Cook Talks About Encryption, Right to Privacy, Public Safety, and DOJ 135 comments
The Law Is Clear: the FBI Cannot Make Apple Rewrite Its OS 367 comments
Reports: NVIDIA Launching a Distro of Its Own 149 comments
CyanogenMod 13.0 Release 1 Released 54 comments
Odroid C2 Challenges Raspberry Pi 3 On Hardware But Not Ecosystem 78 comments
Apple Files Final Response In San Bernardino iPhone Case 250 comments
DOJ Threatens To Seize iOS Source Code 596 comments
Steam Stealer Malware Becomes Extremely Sophisticated, Remains Very Cheap 95 comments
Mozilla's New Servo Browser Will Hit Alpha In June 2016 95 comments
Microsoft to Open Source Minecraft-Based Project AIX 48 comments
Obama Administration Supports Recycling Code and Open Source 100 comments
GNU Project Introduces Gneural Network AI Package 95 comments
Hotel Experience With Android Lightswitches 111 comments
TP-Link Blocks Open Source Router Firmware To Comply With FCC Rules 36 comments
The Source of All Major Android Banking Trojans Just Got Updated To V2 38 comments
Qubes OS 3.1 Has Been Released 43 comments
Critical Bug In Libotr Opens Users of ChatSecure, Adium, Pidgin To Compromise 25 comments
An Inside Look At How Netflix Builds Code 48 comments
'Serious Sam 1' Engine Released As Open Source 82 comments
One Solution to MITRE's Overworked CVE System: Build a New One 47 comments
Tor Users Can Be Tracked Based On Their Mouse Movements 109 comments
Report Finds OpenStack Still Being Debated In The Industry 32 comments
9 Open Source Alternatives To Picasa 86 comments
Google Launches Android N Developer Preview And Beta Program 24 comments
Ubuntu Drops Support For AMD's Catalyst GPU Driver 155 comments
Microsoft Releases First Public Preview of RTVS Under MIT and GPLv2 Licenses 57 comments
KeRanger Mac Ransomware Based On Linux Forebear, Not Windows 77 comments
ScummVM, Update With a Bang 37 comments
OwnCloud Server 9.0 Officially Released 82 comments
Dell Open Sources DCEPT, a Honeypot Tool For Detecting Network Intrusions 37 comments
Open Source-happy Microsoft Joins Eclipse Foundation 131 comments
Using Kexec Allows Starting Linux In PlayStation 4 70 comments
Microsoft Brings SQL Server To Linux 314 comments
Hacker May Have Discovered Plans For A Tesla P100D 85 comments
Raspberry Pi 3 Is a Nice Upgrade, But Alternatives Exist With Faster Performance 287 comments
BorgBackup 1.0.0 Released 64 comments
Hundreds of Hackers Celebrate Open Data Day 21 comments
WordPress Plugin Comes With a Backdoor, Steals Admin Credentials In Cleartext 76 comments
Mozilla Jumps On IoT Bandwagon 191 comments
Open Compute Hardware Makes Its Way Into Colo Data Centers 13 comments
MAME Released Under OSI-Compliant, FSF-Approved License 41 comments
Buffer Sees Clear Benefits To Transparent Employee Salary Policy 137 comments
Google Says Angular 2 Will Support Python, Java 92 comments
OpenSource.com Releases First Ever Open Source Yearbook 48 comments
Mars Rover Code Used For Cyber-Espionage Malware 78 comments
Raspberry Pi 3 Brings Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 97 comments
Ubuntu 15.10 Kernel Regression That Broke Graphics Displays In VMWare Patched 76 comments
Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Shelved OSS Project Fixes? 122 comments
Linux Mint Hack Is an Indicator of a Larger Problem 254 comments
New GitHub Upgrades Respond To Recent Complaints 84 comments
Multimedia Powerhouse FFmpeg Hits 3.0 67 comments
CloudBees Releases Jenkins-based Platform For CDaaS 17 comments
Linux's Open Mainframe Project Announces Areas of Focus 47 comments
Timeline Of Events: Linux Mint Website Hack That Distributed Malicious ISOs 188 comments
FBI Must Reveal The Code It Used To Hack Dark Web Pedophiles 105 comments
Yahoo Closes Lab, Among Other Things 141 comments
Linux 4.3 Reached End of Life; Users Need To Move To Linux 4.4 111 comments
Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Officially Released 61 comments
Meet Linux's Little Brother Zephyr, a Tiny Open Source IoT RTOS 130 comments
Magnitude of glibc Vulnerability Coming To Light 139 comments
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