Forbes Names Red Hat One of the World's Most Innovative Companies

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Forbes ranks Red Hat as the 25 th most innovative company in the world; Recognition speaks to power of open source innovation )--Red Hat, Inc. , the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced it has been named to Forbes ' "World's Most Innovative Companies" list. Red Hat was ranked as the 25th most innovative...

Linux 4.8 rc4

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Linus Torvalds: Everything looks normal, and it's been a bit quieter than rc3 too, so hopefully we're well into the "it's calming down" phase....

We're hiring! We're looking for news reporters around the world to join the Neowin team

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Keeping our readers informed and updated on the constant stream of announcements, leaks, rumors and insights that pour in from around the world is a non-stop job. With millions of readers worldwide, we know just how important it is to help them stay up to speed with the relentless pace of change and developments in technology....

High-end music player has a Raspberry Pi inside

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Bryston has launched a high-end, compact "BDP-??" digital music player built on the Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, along with a HifiBerry "Digi+" audio HAT add-on....

SFC's Kuhn in firing line as Linus Torvalds takes aim

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A few days after he mused that there had been no reason for him to blow his stack, Linux creator Linus Torvalds has directed a blast at the Software Freedom Conservancy...

Antergos installation guide with screenshots

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A step by step Antergos installation guide with screenshots....

How Google Does Open Source

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Google is a leading contributor to open source today, but the search giant doesn't like all open source licenses....

Ubuntu Linux 16.10

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Linux celebrated a 25th birthday yesterday -- a spectacular open source milestone. For some folks, rather than eat cake, they reflected on how the kernel impacted their lives....

How to set up quick and easy file sharing with Samba

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If you want to use a Linux desktop or server to share files, see how simple it can be with the help of Samba....

Linus Loves GPL, But Hates GPL Lawsuits

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Long-time Slashdot reader sfcrazy writes: During LinuxCon, Torvalds was full of praise for GNU GPL : "The GPL ensures that nobody is ever going to take advantage of your code. It will remain free and nobody can take that away from you....

LinuxConsole 2.5 Gaming Distro Out Now with Minecraft, SuperTux, and Many Games

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 LinuxConsole ships with modern GNU/Linux technologies and open source software/games, as well as with both the LXDE and MATE desktop environments....

ReactOS 0.4.2 Released: Supports Linux Filesystems, .NET Applications, and Doom 3

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Continuing its rapid release cycle, ReactOS has unveiled version 0.4.2 of its free "open-source binary-compatible Windows re-implementation ." Slashdot reader jeditobe reports that this new version can now read and write various Linux/Unix file systems like Btrfs and ext , and also runs applications like Thunderbird and 7-Zip....

Can Linux survive another 25 years?

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Linux's longevity is a testament to the open source community as a whole, and not just one man, such as Linus Torvalds....

How to convert DVDs to MP4 files in Windows or MacOS

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Given today's rapid technological advancements, physical discs are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Check out our guide on how to convert DVD files to MP4, so you can ditch discs for digital files....

Top 5: Alternatives to Office 365, Why do you love Linux?, and more

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In this week's Top 5, we highlight Docear for researchers, one Linux user's journey in keeping modern firmwares current, 25 reasons our readers love Linux, three command-line music players, and open source web-based office suite alternatives. Researchers need help tracking their citations and notes, and mapping them to the structure of...

Facebook's computer vision tool, Linux at 25, and more news

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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Facebook releasing more open source code, examining the success of Linux on its 25th birthday, Uganda's government moving to embrace open source, and more. Facebook has continued its trend of open sourcing many of its key technologies by releasing the code for...

4 tips for teaching electronics to kids

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Oyvind Nydal Dahl has dedicated himself to teaching electronics to beginners, both kids and adults....

LFS462 Open Source Virtualization ENEA

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Students will learn KVM from the ground up with a focus on QEMU and libvirt, as well as Xen, and will understand how these and other related open source components can be assembled to create a virtual IT infrastructure. There is a focus on practical deployment skills, securing the virtual infrastructure, and administering solutions. There will

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Red Hat CEO: Open-source innovation is always user-led

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According to Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst, the prevailing narrative about the growth and spread of Linux is only half-true. The idea that a doughty community of coding geniuses, led by an irascible commissar in Linus Torvalds , quietly created a technological asset that eventually spread to the biggest users in the land is actually a little...

StrongSwan based IPsec VPN using certificates and pre shared key on Ubuntu 16.04

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In this article, our focus is on the open source implementation of the IPsec protocol. The security of the network layer is ensured by using the IPsec protocol which consists of following two components....

LinuxCon: Tracing Linux's Roots, Mapping Its Future

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Starting in 2017, LinuxCon will be renamed the Open Source Summit...