FOSS http://www.linuxjournal.com/taxonomy/term/369/all en KDE Receives Pineapple Fund Donation, Red Hat Decision Manager, Chef's InSpec 2.0 and More http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/kde-receives-pineapple-fund-donation-red-hat-decision-manager-chefs-inspec-20-and-more <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/kde-receives-pineapple-fund-donation-red-hat-decision-manager-chefs-inspec-20-and-more" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com-Global-Inform-Read-News-Paper-Newspaper-Policy-1713669_6.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="133" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>News updates for February 21, 2018.</em><span class="read-more"><a href="/content/kde-receives-pineapple-fund-donation-red-hat-decision-manager-chefs-inspec-20-and-more"> more>></a></span></p> Audio/Video Chef FOSS KDE LibreOffice Red Hat Security Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:59:28 +0000 Jill Franklin 1339680 at http://www.linuxjournal.com FOSS Project Spotlight: LinuxBoot http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/foss-project-spotlight-linuxboot <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/foss-project-spotlight-linuxboot" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12281f2.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="115" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>Linux as firmware.</em><span class="read-more"><a href="/content/foss-project-spotlight-linuxboot"> more>></a></span></p> Firmware FOSS Hardware kernel Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:12:50 +0000 David Hendricks 1339668 at http://www.linuxjournal.com For Open-Source Software, the Developers Are All of Us http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/open-source-software-developers-are-all-us <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/open-source-software-developers-are-all-us" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/Ostif support.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="131" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em> "We are stronger together than on our own." This is a core principle that many people adhere to in their daily lives. Whether we are overcoming adversity, fighting the powers that be, protecting our livelihoods or advancing our business strategy, this mantra propels people and ideas to success.</em> <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/open-source-software-developers-are-all-us"> more>></a></span></p> Community FOSS open source OSIF Security Software Wed, 07 Feb 2018 19:06:20 +0000 Derek Zimmer 1339653 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Creating an Internet Radio Station with Icecast and Liquidsoap http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/creating-internet-radio-station-icecast-and-liquidsoap <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/creating-internet-radio-station-icecast-and-liquidsoap" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/radio-vector.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="136" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>Ever wanted to stream prerecorded music or a live event, such as a lecture or concert for an internet audience? With Icecast and Liquidsoap, you can set up a full-featured, flexible internet radio station using free software and open standards.</em><span class="read-more"><a href="/content/creating-internet-radio-station-icecast-and-liquidsoap"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/creating-internet-radio-station-icecast-and-liquidsoap#comments Audio/Video Cool Projects FOSS HOW-TOs Radio Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:34:13 +0000 Bill Dengler 1339597 at http://www.linuxjournal.com pfSense: Not Linux, Not Bad http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/pfsense-not-linux-not-bad <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/pfsense-not-linux-not-bad" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12205fossf1.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="122" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Through the years, I've used all sorts of router and firewall solutions at home and at work. For home networks, I usually recommend something like DD-WRT, OpenWRT or Tomato on an off-the-shelf router. For business, my recommendations typically are something like a Ubiquiti router or a router/firewall solution like Untangled or ClearOS.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/pfsense-not-linux-not-bad"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/pfsense-not-linux-not-bad#comments FOSS Networking Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:28:25 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339546 at http://www.linuxjournal.com GIMP, More Awesome Than I Remember http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/gimp-more-awesome-i-remember <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/gimp-more-awesome-i-remember" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12188fossf1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="167" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> For what seems like decades, GIMP (Graphic Image Manipulation Program) has been the de facto standard image editor for Linux. It works well, has many features, and it even supports scripting. I always have found it a bit clumsy, however, and I preferred using something else for day-to-day work.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/gimp-more-awesome-i-remember"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/gimp-more-awesome-i-remember#comments FOSS GIMP Image Editing Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:24:19 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339529 at http://www.linuxjournal.com How to Make Windows Better? Make It Chocolatey! http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/how-make-windows-better-make-it-chocolatey <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/how-make-windows-better-make-it-chocolatey" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12172fossf1.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="154" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Once again, my friend and fellow <em>Linux Journal</em> club member Kris Occhipinti introduced me to an awesome bit of software. This time, it's an open-source project that brings Linux-like package management to Windows! Don't get me wrong; installing software on Windows isn't difficult, but it's definitely more cumbersome than with Linux.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/how-make-windows-better-make-it-chocolatey"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/how-make-windows-better-make-it-chocolatey#comments FOSS package management Windows Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:46:18 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339512 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Non-Linux FOSS: Mac2Imgur http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-mac2imgur <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/non-linux-foss-mac2imgur" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12163fossf1_1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="123" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I love to share images with people quickly. They could be cat photos or screenshots. Usually I post those silly images to Twitter and Facebook using Buffer, but occasionally, I just want to send a quick image to a single person. (This is usually when I'm trying to show my computer via screenshot.) <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/non-linux-foss-mac2imgur"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-mac2imgur#comments FOSS Images Fri, 08 Sep 2017 20:51:46 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339484 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Non-Linux FOSS: File Spelunking with WinDirStat http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-file-spelunking-windirstat <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/non-linux-foss-file-spelunking-windirstat" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12153fossf1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="151" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> With Linux, it's fairy easy to find the large files on your system by doing something like this: <pre> <code> du -ahx / | sort -rh | head -20 </code> </pre> <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/non-linux-foss-file-spelunking-windirstat"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-file-spelunking-windirstat#comments FOSS SysAdmin Windows Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:15:39 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339467 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Non-Linux FOSS: Scripts in Your Menu Bar! http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-scripts-your-menu-bar <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/non-linux-foss-scripts-your-menu-bar" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12037fossf2.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="129" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> There are hundreds of applications for OS X that place information in the menu bar. Usually, I can find one that almost does what I want, but not quite. Thankfully I found BitBar, which is an open-source project that allows you to write scripts and have their output refreshed and put on the menu bar. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/non-linux-foss-scripts-your-menu-bar"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-scripts-your-menu-bar#comments Bitcoin FOSS Scripting Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:19:15 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339226 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Non-Linux FOSS: Screenshotting for Fun and Profit! http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-screenshotting-fun-and-profit <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/non-linux-foss-screenshotting-fun-and-profit" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12018fossf1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="172" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I do a lot of my day-job work on a Windows computer. Part of this involves taking screenshots for training purposes. For years, I've used the built-in "Snipping Tool" that comes with Windows, but I've always hated it. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/non-linux-foss-screenshotting-fun-and-profit"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-screenshotting-fun-and-profit#comments Desktop FOSS Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:20:00 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339185 at http://www.linuxjournal.com The US Government and Open-Source Software http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/us-government-and-open-source-software <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/us-government-and-open-source-software" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/128px-Free_and_open-source_software_logo_(2009).png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="128" height="128" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/u1000009/128px-Free_and_open-source_software_logo_%282009%29.png" width="128" height="128" alt="" title="" /> <p> As part of the "Second Open Government National Action Plan", the federal government is planning to share the source code behind many of its software projects. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/us-government-and-open-source-software"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/us-government-and-open-source-software#comments Community FOSS Government Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000 James Darvell 1339036 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Non-Linux FOSS: Install Windows? Yeah, Open Source Can Do That. http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-install-windows-yeah-open-source-can-do <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/non-linux-foss-install-windows-yeah-open-source-can-do" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/Windows_logo_-_2012.svg_.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> For my day job, I occasionally have to demonstrate concepts in a Windows environment. The most time-consuming part of the process is almost always the installation. Don't get me wrong; Linux takes a long time to install, but in order to set up a multi-system lab of Windows computers, it can take days! <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/non-linux-foss-install-windows-yeah-open-source-can-do"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-install-windows-yeah-open-source-can-do#comments FOSS Windows Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:24:09 +0000 Shawn Powers 1338887 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Non-Linux FOSS: PlexConnect http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-plexconnect <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/non-linux-foss-plexconnect" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/11901fossf1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="130" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of Plex. It might be a secret, however, that I live in a house with quite a few Apple products. That said, I find the Apple TV to be one of the most limiting, frustrating set-top boxes to work with. (I'm sure most readers would agree.) I prefer to be a lover, not a hater, so I searched long and hard to find a way to make the Apple TV suck less.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/non-linux-foss-plexconnect"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/non-linux-foss-plexconnect#comments Apple TV FOSS Plex Tue, 08 Sep 2015 20:15:28 +0000 Shawn Powers 1338816 at http://www.linuxjournal.com A Code Boot Camp for Underprivileged Kids http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/code-boot-camp-underprivileged-kids <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/code-boot-camp-underprivileged-kids" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/image.png" alt="FOSS A Code Boot Camp for Underprivileged Kids" title="A Code Boot Camp for Underprivileged Kids" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="143" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> </p> A science center in Johannesburg, South Africa, has opened the doors to a five-month course in Linux-based Web apps and entrepreneurial skills. The training is available free of charge to underprivileged students from nearby townships; if it's successful, it will be rolled out nationwide. <p> <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/code-boot-camp-underprivileged-kids"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/code-boot-camp-underprivileged-kids#comments Education FOSS STEM Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:42:27 +0000 James Darvell 1338761 at http://www.linuxjournal.com