With the arrival of the “first commercially available quantum computer,” the D-Wave One, we look at what it is and what open source can contribute.
Here’s how one free culture project is trying to use free software and crowdfunding to realize its goals.
More and more Windows applications run on Linux thanks to Wine. If you spend a little time on configuration and troubleshooting, you won’t be stuck in Windows – even with applications that no one dreamed would run on Linux.
If you’re locked out of your Linux or Windows system, a handy Live Linux troubleshooting distro might be all you need to get back in. We’ll show you how to pick the lock with SystemRescueCd.
The sudden popularity of miniboard systems like Raspberry Pi have brought back the pioneering spirit of Linux’s early days. Suddenly, do it yourself in the open source community is back.
Thanks to powerful hardware, in-memory databases run without accessing mass memory devices, which means they handle transactions and evaluations at high speed, introducing a paradigm shift in the database market.
OpenRelief gives drones a humanitarian purpose.
Cmdfs builds a filtered virtual filesystem based on a source directory tree. You can even integrate other programs to convert data on the fly.
The imminent Windows 8 implementation of UEFI with Secure Boot adds an extra layer of complexity for some Linux users. We look at the problem and two solutions from Fedora and Canonical.
Four-inch-long computer on a stick lets you boot a full Linux system from any HDMI display device.
New statute would require companies to report break-ins to consumers.
Weird data transfer technique avoids all standard security measures.
FIDO alliance declares the beginning of the end for old-style login authentication.
Legendary Uber-distro splits over the systemd controversy.
One of CeBIT’s most successful forums returns in 2015.
A new study says it is possible to unmask 81% of TOR users.
Redmond joins the revolution by turning the .NET Core Runtime into a GitHub project.