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Best Desktop Environment

Linux Journal - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 09:35

Read on to see how the desktop environment contenders fared in this week's Readers' Choice Awards category.

Here's the breakdown (the contenders below were nominated by readers via Twitter): more>>

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Best Open Source Content Management System

Linux Journal - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:12
Concrete5 Drupal Grav Joomla ModX Wordpress Other (please write in comment)
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FOSS Project Spotlight: Sawmill, the Data Processing Project

Linux Journal - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 09:56

Introducing Sawmill, an open-source Java library for enriching, transforming and filtering JSON documents. more>>

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Do I Have to Use a Free/Open Source License?

Linux Journal - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:26

Open source? Proprietary? What license should I use to release my software?

A few weeks ago I ran into a neighbor, whom I'll call Leo, while he was out taking his dogs to the park. Leo stopped me to ask about some software he's developing.

"Hey, you do open source stuff for companies, right?" Leo asked. more>>

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diff -u: Intel Design Flaw Fallout

Linux Journal - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 09:15

For weeks, the world's been talking about severe Intel design flaws affecting many CPUs and forcing operating systems to look for sometimes costly workarounds. more>>

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Tails Security Update, Companies Team Up to Cure Open Source License Noncompliance, LG Expanding webOS and More

Linux Journal - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 09:13

News briefs for March 19, 2018.

Tails 3.6.1 is out, and the release fixes many security holes in 3.6. Update now. more>>

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Weekend Reading: All Things Bash

Linux Journal - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 08:25
Bash is a shell and command language. It is distributed widely as the default login shell for most Linux distributions. We've rounded up some of the most popular Bash-related articles for your weekend reading.

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Security: 17 Things

Linux Journal - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:37

A list for protecting yourself and others from the most common and easiest-to-pull-off security crimes. more>>

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Oracle Patches Spectre for Red Hat

Linux Journal - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:45

Red Hat's Spectre remediation currently requires new microcode for a complete fix, which leaves most x86 processors vulnerable as they lack this update. Oracle has released new retpoline kernels which completely remediate Meltdown and Spectre on all compatible CPUs, which I install and test on CentOS here. more>>

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Linus Bashes CTS Labs, GNOME 3.28 Released, Project ACRN and More

Linux Journal - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 08:54

News briefs for March 15, 2018. more>>

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Help Us Cure Online Publishing of Its Addiction to Personal Data

Linux Journal - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:24

Since the turn of the millennium, online publishing has turned into a vampire, sucking the blood of readers' personal data to feed the appetites of adtech: tracking-based advertising. Resisting that temptation nearly killed us. more>>

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Montréal-Python 70 - Call for speakers - Atomic Zucchini

Montreal Python - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 23:00

The next Montréal-Python will be happening between Easter and your next sugar shack trip!

As always, we are looking for speakers!

Submit your proposals up to 30 minutes at team@montrealpython.org or come join us in our Slack if you would like to discuss about it at http://slack.mtlpy.org/

Cheers!

When

Monday, March 12th, 2018, 6:00PM-9:00PM

Where

TBD

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