Year by year, plain-old HTML 5 websites are becoming fancier, and right
now, the home entertainment world is buzzing about VR and 3D. But most
sites are missing the boat; they have no 3D content. Well, that's
about to change.
Peppermint 7 launched a few days ago. Peppermint is a lightweight
Ubuntu-based Linux distribution with an emphasis on speed and simplicity.
Although the name is similar to Linux Mint, the projects aren't
When it comes to security, everyone knows you shouldn't run executable
files from an untrustworthy source. Back in the late 1990s, when web
users were a little more naive, it was quite common to receive infected
email messages with fake attachments.
When Sony released its PlayStation 3 console in 2006, most fans were
excited by the enhanced graphics and processing power, but a
small (yet significant) group of buyers was excited about an entirely
OpenSwitch has joined the Linux Foundation's stable of networking projects.
This is a significant step. It means the network operating system's development will be driven
by community needs, instead of the needs of few private companies.
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.
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
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.