Open Source Movement

Is it time for open processors?

The disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities has brought a new level of attention to the security bugs that can lurk at the hardware …

Vain

Barcelona chooses Linux, Apple's Lisa OS goes open source, and more news

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Barcelona booting Microsoft, open sourcing a classic OS, Nextcloud Chat, and</b> …

Microsoft Exchange

Two great uses for the cp command: Bash shortcuts

Last July, I wrote about two great uses for the cp command: making a backup of a file, and synchronizing a secondary copy of a folder.<p>Having …

Linux

Top 5: Securing Linux filesystems, a closer look at Pop!_OS, and more

In this week's top 5, we take a look at a tool for securing Linux filesystems, an interview with the UX designer of System76's new Pop!_OS, and more. …

Red Hat

Interview with Michael Meeks<br/>Re-structuring a giant, ancient code-base for new platforms. Making LibreOffice work well everywhere.

• FOSDEM 2018<br>• /<br>• Interviews<br>• /<br>• Michael Meeks - Re-structuring a giant, ancient code-base for new platforms. Making LibreOffice work well everywhere.<p>Interview …

Creative Commons

My Linux story: Coding not required

For more than 15 years, I have earned a living working exclusively with open source products. How did I get here? <br>read more

Red Hat

Gentics Mesh, a capable Open Source Headless CMS built on OrientDB

The headless CMS market is exploding, and there are some interesting open source alternatives like Directus and soon GraphCMS. Contentful is in the …

Software Development

Securing the Linux filesystem with Tripwire

While Linux is considered to be the most secure operating system (ahead of Windows and MacOS), it is still vulnerable to rootkits and other variants …

Linux

How to create outlines in Linux with TreeLine

As someone who's been known to string a few words together, I know that a well-crafted outline can be a key part of any writing project. Why? A good …

Web Development

Re-imagining beta testing in the ever-changing world of automation

Fundamentally, beta testing is a test of a product performed by real users in the real environment. There are a number of names for this type of …

Usability

Today's #OpenOrgChat: Making the Open Organization Work(book)

Join us later today for an #OpenOrgChat to celebrate the release of <i>The Open Organization Workbook</i>! As usual, we'll gather around the #OpenOrgChat …

An introduction to Inkscape for absolute beginners

Inkscape is a powerful, open source desktop application for creating two-dimensional scalable vector graphics. Although it's primarily an …

Graphics

How to get into DevOps

I've observed a sharp uptick of developers and systems administrators interested in "getting into DevOps" within the past year or so. This pattern …

DevOps

Behind the scenes with Pop!_OS Linux

In October, Linux PC maker System76 released its homegrown version of Linux, Pop!_OS, giving users the choice between its legacy Ubuntu operating …

Linux

Analyzing the Linux boot process

The oldest joke in open source software is the statement that "the code is self-documenting." Experience shows that reading the source is akin to …

Linux

Weekly Elixir Newsletter

Digests » 133<p>elixir<p>We slashed our DynamoDB costs by over 75% using Kinesis, DynamoDB streams, and Erlang/OTP (and now Elixir) to implement a global …

Erlang

Apple's WebKit team helps launch Speedometer 2.0 browser benchmark

In partnership with Chromium, Apple's WebKit team has released Speedometer 2.0, an updated benchmark for developers testing the performance of …

JavaScript

Google's Kelsey Hightower talks Kubernetes and community

Google developer advocate Kelsey Hightower says that he always figured that the (now wildly successful) Kubernetes container orchestration platform …

Kubernetes

Why building a community is worth the extra effort

When we launched Nethesis in 2003, we were just system integrators. We only used existing open source projects. Our business model was clear: Add …

Partclone - A Versatile Free Software for Partition Imaging and Cloning

<b>Partclone</b> is a free and open-source tool for creating and cloning partition images brought to you by the developers of <b>Clonezilla</b>. In fact, <b>Partclone</b> …

Linux

Open Source turns 20

While open source software is ubiquitous, recognized across industries as a fundamental infrastructure component as well as a critical factor for …

Electronic Frontier Foundation

2 scientific calculators for the Linux desktop

Every Linux desktop environment comes with at least a simple desktop calculator, but most of those simple calculators are just that: a simple tool …

Linux

How debuggers really work

A debugger is one of those pieces of software that most, if not every, developer uses at least once during their software engineering career, but how …

JavaScript

Dr. Lovesource: Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the open

I used to write code. I don't anymore. There are lots of reasons for this, including the fact that I wasn't very good at it. To clarify, I was, I …

Cast your vote: 2017 Reader's Choice Award

In 2017, Opensource.com published just shy of 1,000 articles and welcomed more than 200 first-time contributors to our community. This wouldn't be …

Red Hat

Chasing malware and c&c servers in OSINT style!

<i>TL;DR Looking for malware or command and control servers? I wrote a script named Daily does of malware, which gather information from OSINT (date,</i> …

Information Security

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

Self-improvement

VMware Releases Dispatch, an Open Source Serverless Framework | VMware Open Source Blog

VMware announced its serverless initiative at VMworld 2017, where a Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) demo using Apache OpenWhisk, an existing open …

Cloud Computing

Software Design Patterns for Real Hardware

Here on Hackaday, we’re generally designers of hacks that live in the real world. Nevertheless, I’m convinced that some of the most interesting feats …

Programming

Forget Photoshop, Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

These free photo editors are the best of the best, and will get you just as good results as the expensive Adobe Photoshop.<p>The free photo editors …

Small Business