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Unity Editor and DirectX 11 for Linux, and more gaming news

Hello, open gaming fans! In this week’s edition, we take a look at Unity Editor and DirectX 11 for Linux, and more gaming news. Open gaming roundup for June 27…

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Teaching open source communities about conflict resolution

At OSCON in Portland this year, Donna Benjamin and Gina Likins are combining forces to talk about a topic that is sometimes easily dismissed: conflict resolution. Given the growing need…

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Top 5: Linux lifestyle, Netflix big data, Etsy, OpenStack and more

This week, Opensource.com began two new series. A couple from our OSCON speaker interview series made it into the Top 5 this week, but none quite hit the mark from…

Fedora Project Mandating New Password and SSH Key Change | threatpost

Recent site breaches like those at Kernel.org and Linux have prompted the Fedora Project to contact users to change their password and SSH public key before November 30 to avoid…

Distribution Release: 4MLinux 13.0

The 4MLinux project has announced a new release of the independent Linux distribution. The latest release, 4MLinux 13.0, ships with the GNU Compiler Collection 5 and offers miscellaneous desktop improvements….

How to Migrate Ext2/Ext3 File Systems to Ext4 on Linux

The Linux file systems Ext2 and Ext3 have now gone outdated. It is the time to convert the old file systems to the latest one, EXT4. The Ext4 filesystem is…

Development Release: Simplicity Linux 15.7 Beta

David Purse has announced the availability of the beta release of Simplicity Linux 15.7, a lightweight Puppy-based distribution for netbooks and desktops. Due to unresolved issues, the “Desktop” edition is…

Distribution Release: Linux Mint 17.2

Clement Lefebvre has announced the availability of Linux Mint 17.2. The new release is a long term support release, based on packages from Ubuntu 14.04, and supported through to 2019….

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Linux as a lifestyle

My Linux journey began three years ago. I finished high school and started to pay more attention to the security of computers and networks. It is truly an amazing field…

Jdrivesync: your Google Drive synchronisation client for Linux

Google Drive is an instrument that is used by many. Of course, there are many alternatives to it like Dropbox or Yandex.Drive, but nevertheless many prefer a Google-backed solution. One…