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Oracle vs. Google: Round 2

The conflict between Google and Oracle continues to blaze through the courtrooms. more>>

Linux Mint 18

As the release date for Linux Mint 18 approaches, project announcers have reported that they are no longer shipping live CD images with embedded codecs. Furthermore, they also are dropping support for OEM images with codecs. more>>

Varnish Software's Varnish Massive Storage Engine

The headlining feature of the new Varnish Massive Storage Engine (MSE) 2.0 from Varnish Software is cache persistence. more>>

The FBI and the Mozilla Foundation Lock Horns over Known Security Hole

The Mozilla Foundation and the FBI recently have clashed over security weaknesses. The FBI is aware of a weakness in the Tor browser that may affect Firefox—it's a weakness the FBI has exploited during an investigation. more>>

Ben Rady's Serverless Single Page Apps (The Pragmatic Programmers)

You don't need to manage your own servers to build powerful Web applications. Need proof? more>>

Reading Web Comics via Bash Script

I follow several Web comics. I used to open my Web browser and check out each comic's Web site. That method was fine when I read only a few Web comics, but it became a pain to stay current when I followed more than about ten comics. These days, I read around 20 Web comics. It takes a lot of time to open each Web site separately just to read a Web comic. more>>

Drupal and Alexa: The Next Big Thing?

DrupalCon is underway in New Orleans, Louisiana, and it kicked off with the always energetic keynote from Drupal project founder, Dries Buytaert. more>>

Linaro's ARM-Based Developer Cloud

As the adoption of ARM-based servers accelerates and IoT applications rapidly evolve, software developers are demanding access to requisite hardware and software-reference platforms. more>>

Privacy and the New Math

Among the countless essays and posts I've read on the fight over crypto that's been going on between Apple and the FBI, one by the title above by T.Rob Wyatt in Medium stood out so well that I asked if he'd like to help me adapt it into an article for Linux Jou more>>

Firefox 46.0 Released

April 26, 2016, saw the official release of Firefox 46.0, the latest stable release of the popular open-source browser. more>>

Ubuntu Online Summit

There's a fundamental difference between conferences for community-driven projects and closed-source commercial software. more>>

The Qt Company's Qt Start-Up

The Qt Company is proud to offer a new version of the Qt for Application Development package called Qt Start-Up, the company's C++-based framework of libraries and tools that enables t more>>

Devuan Beta Release

After two years in development, a beta release of the Devuan distro has made it into the world (Devuan is a registered trademark of the foundation). Devuan is a very Debian-ish distro. more>>

May 2016 Issue of Linux Journal

The Power of Free

When I was a kid, I saved my money for weeks in order to buy the Aerobie. more>>

BitTorrent Inc.'s Sync

The Sync application from BitTorrent Inc. is simple yet powerful, offering the ability to move large amounts of data directly between devices. more>>

The Humble Hacker?

Two of our favorite things have come together: The Humble Bundle and Hacking! more>>

EnterpriseDB's EDB Postgres Advanced Server and EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager

The elegance of open source is on full display with new product releases like EnterpriseDB's (EDB's) new PostreSQL-based database solutions. On the heels of the significant more>>

ACI Worldwide's UP Retail Payments

As customers of global-payments solution provider ACI Worldwide retire aging platforms, they are clamoring for Linux-based options. more>>

The Death of RoboVM

Microsoft recently made a big noise about its love and support of the Open Source community (especially Linux), but while it's making concrete steps toward improving its support for FOSS projects, its motives may not be entirely altruistic. more>>