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Open source augmented reality headset, Steam's 125M active accounts, and more

Hello, open gaming fans! In this week’s edition, we take a look at Steam’s 125M active accounts and the Game Developers Conference, an open source augmented reality headset, Linux games,…

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Top 5: Linux distros for computer repair, Blockly, Gene Kim, and more

Welcome to the Opensource.com Weekly Top 5! Do you want to know how the magic happens? It’s not rocket science of course, but I thought you might like to know…

​Canonical and Juniper team up on carrier-grade OpenStack SDN

Can a Linux company and a networking power join forces to make an open-source cloud and software defined network that’s good enough for telecommunications data-centers? Canonical and Juniper think so….

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.17 Core 87

Michael Tremer has announced the release of IPFire 2.17 Core 87, a major new update of the the project’s specialist Linux distribution designed for firewalls: “This is the official release…

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Docker supports real life whales, Linux v4.0 decided with a poll, and more

In this week’s edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Docker and the Oceanic Society, Linux kernel version 4.0, a mini-farm, and more! Open source…

Distribution Release: Quirky 7.0

Barry Kauler has announced the release of Quirky 7.0, a minimalist, experimental desktop Linux distribution originally forked from Puppy Linux – now also available for the x86_64 architecture: “I created…

Pearl OS Could Be a Gem in the Making

If you favor the OS X environment, Pearl OS might be a Linux distro to feed your fancy. Pearl OS is a revival of the discontinued Pear OS distro. It…

Distribution Release: Vine Linux 6.3

Daisuke Suzuki has announced the release of Vine Linux 6.3, an updated version of the project’s general-purpose Japanese Linux distribution (and one of the world’s oldest one, with beginnings dating…

How to use grep to search for strings in files on the shell

The grep command, which means global regular expression print, remains amongst the most versatile commands in a Linux terminal environment. It happens to be an immensely powerful program that lends…

Distribution Release: KaOS 2015.02

Anke Boersma has announced the release of KaOS 2015.02, a brand-new version of the project’s rolling-release Linux distribution featuring the Plasma 5 desktop: “KaOS is very proud to announce the…