Slashdot Items Tagged "opensource"

Date / Time Story
Saturday October 22, 2016 @09:50PM VeraCrypt Security Audit Reveals Many Flaws, Some Already Patched
Saturday October 22, 2016 @03:27PM Canonical Names Ubuntu Linux 17.04 'Zesty Zapus'
Thursday October 20, 2016 @01:15PM Blockchain Platform Developed by Banks To Be Open-Source
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @06:57AM Talos Secure Workstation with free software from BIOS up
Saturday October 15, 2016 @06:51AM The White House Open Sources President Obama's Facebook Messenger Bot To 'Bring the Gov't To You'
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @10:14AM France Adds Source Code To List of Documents Covered by Freedom of Information Laws
Monday October 10, 2016 @03:25PM Physically-Secure 'ORWL' Computer Expands Its Open Source Policy
Monday October 10, 2016 @02:44PM FreeBSD 11.0 Released
Sunday October 09, 2016 @04:46PM Google Releases An Open Source Font That Supports 800 Languages
Saturday October 08, 2016 @10:30PM After 22 Years, 386BSD Gets An Update
Saturday October 08, 2016 @08:20PM One U.S. Election-System Vendor Is Using Developers in Serbia
Saturday October 08, 2016 @05:57PM Emacs and Vim Combined In New 'Spacemacs' Distro
Friday October 07, 2016 @09:19PM Linux Foundation Shares LinuxCon Highlights
Sunday October 02, 2016 @10:06PM Linus Torvalds Officially Announces the Release of Linux Kernel 4.8
Saturday October 01, 2016 @03:27PM The Arduino Split is Over, New Non-Profit Formed
Saturday October 01, 2016 @12:45AM Ask Slashdot: Should An Open Source Hardware Project Support Clones?
Friday September 30, 2016 @10:36PM Linux Mint Unveils New 'Mintbox Mini Pro' Desktop
Friday September 30, 2016 @04:18PM Yahoo Open Sources a Deep Learning Model For Classifying Pornographic Images
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:24PM Misguided Researcher Releases Linux Ransomware "For Educational Purposes"
Monday September 26, 2016 @01:03AM Boot Linux (or OpenBSD Or Oberon Or FreeDOS) In Your Browser
Sunday September 25, 2016 @04:31PM Google Open Sources Its Image-Captioning AI
Sunday September 25, 2016 @01:35PM Ask Slashdot: Who's Building The Open Source Version of Siri?
Sunday September 25, 2016 @12:08AM California Launches Mandatory Data Collection For Police Use-of-Force
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:35PM A New Programming Language Expands on Google's Go
Monday September 19, 2016 @10:04AM Netflix Releases 'Meridian' Test Footage To All Including Competitors, Open Sources Some Tools
Monday September 19, 2016 @02:33AM Google's New Angular 2.0 Isn't Compatible With Angular 1
Sunday September 18, 2016 @10:31PM Apple Releases Swift 3.0, 'Not Source-Compatibile With Swift 2.3'
Sunday September 18, 2016 @06:33PM Will Oracle Surrender NetBeans to Apache?
Sunday September 18, 2016 @01:59PM Vim 8.0 Released!
Sunday September 18, 2016 @01:15PM Emacs 25.1 Released With Tons Of New Features
Saturday September 17, 2016 @10:53PM Microsoft Weaponizes Minecraft In the War Over Classrooms
Friday September 16, 2016 @11:38PM The World's Most Secure Home Computer Reaches Crowdfunding Goal
Friday September 16, 2016 @09:06PM Run Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Your PC With Android-x86 6.0
Monday September 12, 2016 @12:51AM Firefox 49 Postponed One Week Due To Unexpected Bugs
Sunday September 11, 2016 @06:58PM Linux Kernel 3.14 Series Has Reached End of Life
Sunday September 11, 2016 @03:12PM Ubuntu-Based Elementary OS 0.4 'Loki' Achieves Stable Release
Saturday September 10, 2016 @02:56PM Closes. All Screenshot Tours Released For Downloading
Saturday September 10, 2016 @02:16PM Vandalism Detection Contest Sponsored For Wikidata
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @10:23AM Netflix Finds x265 20% More Efficient Than VP9
Saturday September 03, 2016 @09:52PM QtCon Opens In Berlin
Saturday September 03, 2016 @03:22PM World Map Shows Countries Requiring Open Source Software
Saturday September 03, 2016 @03:22AM Penetration-Testing Distro Kali Linux 2016.2 Released
Friday September 02, 2016 @02:03PM Is Apache OpenOffice Finally On the Way Out?
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @12:41AM The Slashdot Interview With Ruby on Rails Creator David Heinemeier Hansson
Sunday August 28, 2016 @07:00PM How G.E. Is Transforming Into An IoT Start-Up
Saturday August 27, 2016 @03:43PM Linus Loves GPL, But Hates GPL Lawsuits
Saturday August 27, 2016 @01:24PM ReactOS 0.4.2 Released: Supports Linux Filesystems, .NET Applications, and Doom 3
Friday August 26, 2016 @09:38AM The Slashdot Interview With VideoLAN President and Lead VLC Developer Jean-Baptiste Kempf
Sunday August 21, 2016 @06:59PM Systemd Rolls Out Its Own Mount Tool
Sunday August 21, 2016 @12:22PM KDE Edition Beta Released For Linux Mint 18 'Sarah'
Saturday August 20, 2016 @11:27PM Ask Slashdot: Is KDE Dying?
Friday August 19, 2016 @11:41PM Fedora 25 To Run Wayland By Default Instead Of X.Org Server
Thursday August 18, 2016 @12:16PM Microsoft PowerShell Goes Open Source and Lands On Linux and Mac
Sunday August 14, 2016 @07:08PM New FreeBSD 11.0 Release Candidate Tested By Phoronix
Saturday August 13, 2016 @10:13AM 'GoldenEye: Source' Updated: A Classic, Free Multiplayer Game
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @06:51AM Ask VideoLAN President and Lead VLC Developer Jean-Baptiste Kempf Your Questions
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @10:38AM Israel's SolidRun Creates Open Networking Kit Inspired By Raspberry Pi
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @08:49AM Hacker Compromises Fosshub to Distribute MBR-Hijacking Malware
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @12:18AM Interviews: Ask Ruby on Rails Creator David Heinemeier Hansson a Question
Monday August 01, 2016 @02:55PM FCC Requires TP-Link To Support Open Source Router Firmware
Sunday July 31, 2016 @09:18AM Mozilla To Remove Hello In Firefox 49
Saturday July 30, 2016 @11:23PM New Crowdfunding Campaign Offers Modular EOMA68 Computing Devices
Saturday July 30, 2016 @08:17PM Onion Debian Services Are Now Available
Saturday July 30, 2016 @04:23PM After New GIMP Release, Core Developer Discusses Future of GIMP and GEGL
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @04:17PM Facebook Open Sources 360 Surround Camera With Ikea-Style Instructions
Sunday July 24, 2016 @05:20PM Linux Kernel 4.7 Officially Released
Sunday July 24, 2016 @05:16PM Linux 4.7 Kernel Released With Radeon RX 480 Support & New ARM Platforms
Sunday July 24, 2016 @12:09PM EU To Give Free Security Audits To Apache HTTP Server and Keepass
Sunday July 24, 2016 @08:22AM EU to Give Free Security Audits to Apache HTTP Server and Keepass
Monday July 18, 2016 @01:52AM How (And Why) FreeDOS Keeps DOS Alive
Saturday July 16, 2016 @04:59PM First Open Source-Based Database Completes U.S. Security Review
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:49AM Microsoft 'Patch' Blocks Linux Installs On Locked-Down Windows RT Computers
Friday July 15, 2016 @11:01PM AT&T Open Sources Its SDN Framework To The Linux Foundation
Thursday July 14, 2016 @12:38PM Dropbox Open Sources New Lossless Middle-Out Image Compression Algorithm
Sunday July 10, 2016 @10:36AM Ubuntu's Unity desktop environment can run in Windows
Saturday July 09, 2016 @12:48AM Researchers Find Over 6,000 Compromised Redis Installations
Monday July 04, 2016 @04:42PM Bulgaria Got a Law Requiring Open Source
Saturday July 02, 2016 @04:45PM Linux Mint 18 'Sarah' Released, Supports Generic GTK X-Apps
Saturday July 02, 2016 @02:04PM Linux Grabs More Than 2% of Desktop Market Share
Saturday July 02, 2016 @01:11PM Red Hat Exec Marries A Couple At Red Hat Summit
Saturday July 02, 2016 @12:19AM Amazon's Alexa Virtual Assistant Can Now Order Millions of Prime Products For You
Monday June 27, 2016 @01:07PM .NET Core 1.0 Released, Now Officially Supported By Red Hat
Saturday June 25, 2016 @05:06PM Ubuntu-Based Peppermint 7 Released
Saturday June 18, 2016 @06:02PM KDE Bug Fixed After 13 Years
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @03:58PM Pinterest Acquires Team Behind Fleksy; To Open Source Some Technology Designed For Blind
Sunday June 12, 2016 @11:10AM Interviews: Ask Perl Creator Larry Wall a Question
Saturday June 11, 2016 @06:36PM Interviews: Ask Perl Creator Larry Wall a Question
Saturday June 11, 2016 @05:13PM Ask Slashdot: What's The Best CMS?
Friday June 10, 2016 @06:35PM Ready CEO: Coding Snobs Are Not Helping Our Children Prepare For The Future
Friday June 10, 2016 @10:18AM Mozilla Will Fund Code Audits For Open Source Software
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:53PM A Solution To the Security Guidelines Proposed By FCC For Home Routers
Thursday June 09, 2016 @02:27PM Microsoft Has Created Its Own FreeBSD
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @07:17PM CoreOS Launches Torus, a New Open Source Distributed Storage System
Saturday May 28, 2016 @01:30PM Op-ed: Oracle Attorney Says Google's Court Victory Might Kill the GPL
Saturday May 28, 2016 @11:51AM NetBSD 7.0.1 Released
Sunday May 22, 2016 @11:13PM Microsoft Urged to Open Source Classic Visual Basic
Sunday May 22, 2016 @02:37PM Hundreds of Drupal Sites Targeted With Fake Ransomware
Sunday May 22, 2016 @12:11PM Ask Slashdot: Have You Migrated To Node.js?
Saturday May 21, 2016 @12:23PM Linux Advocate Suggests Using More Closed-Source Software
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:46PM Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:38PM SourceForge Tightens Security With Malware Scans
Sunday May 15, 2016 @11:57PM Linux Kernel 4.6 Officially Released
Sunday May 15, 2016 @01:23PM Anonymous Begins Teaching Hacktivism on IRC
Saturday May 14, 2016 @01:27AM Google Devs Planning Flash's Demise With New 'HTML5 By Default' Chrome Setting
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:05AM ZFS For Linux Finally Lands In Debian GNU/Linux Repos
Friday May 13, 2016 @12:36PM Linksys WRT Routers Won't Block Open Source Firmware, Despite FCC Rules
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:06PM Opera Adds Power-Saving Mode, Offers 'Up To 50 Percent' Longer Battery Life
Thursday May 12, 2016 @04:37PM Google Open-Sources SyntaxNet Natural-Language Understanding Library, Parsey McParseface Training Model
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @11:09AM Facebook Open-Sources Capture the Flag Competition Platform As It Encourages Students
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @06:48AM Italian Military To Save Up To 29 Million Euro By Migrating To LibreOffice
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @02:40PM 11 Years After Git, BitKeeper Is Open-Sourced
Saturday May 07, 2016 @08:05PM Linux Mint 18 Will Ship Without Multimedia Support
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @02:59PM No One Should Have To Use Proprietary Software To Communicate With Their Government
Thursday April 28, 2016 @12:08PM Almost Two-Thirds of Software Companies Contributing To Open Source, Says Survey
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @12:03PM Open365 Is An Open Source Alternative to Microsoft Office 365
Monday April 25, 2016 @03:49PM Mozilla Seeks New Home For Email Client Thunderbird
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @09:37AM Data Center Management Darling Mesosphere Embraces Open Source
Sunday April 17, 2016 @03:15PM Google's Android N OS Will Support Pressure-Sensitive Screens
Saturday April 16, 2016 @06:57PM Open Source Headset Enables New Mind-Controlled Devices
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @02:16PM Facebook Announces 'Surround 360' Open Source VR Camera
Friday April 08, 2016 @10:27AM Adobe Patches Flash Zero-Day Exploited By Magnitude Exploit Kit
Thursday April 07, 2016 @05:24PM Google May Adopt Apple's Swift Programming Language For Android, Says Report
Monday April 04, 2016 @11:19AM US Govt Commits To Publish Publicly Financed Software Under FOSS
Thursday March 31, 2016 @12:29PM Microsoft Makes Xamarin Free In Visual Studio, Will Open Source Core Xamarin Tech
Thursday March 31, 2016 @07:34AM CloudFlare Wants Tor To Change Or Risk CAPTCHA Blockades
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @12:21PM MIT Media Lab Defaults To Free and Open Source Software
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @06:21AM Confirmed: Microsoft and Canonical Partner To Bring Ubuntu To Windows 10
Monday March 28, 2016 @08:04AM Ubuntu Tablet Now Available For Pre-Order
Sunday March 27, 2016 @08:58AM New Attack Discovered On Node.js Package Manager npm
Saturday March 26, 2016 @10:25PM Linux 4.6 Brings NVIDIA GTX 900 Support, OrangeFS, Better Power Management
Friday March 25, 2016 @10:01AM Chromium Being Ported To VC++, Scrubbed of Compiler Bugs
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @09:11PM AMD Releases Open-Source Driver Support For Next-Gen Polaris GPUs
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:39PM Google Opens Access To Its Speech Recognition API, Going Head To Head With Nuance
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @12:13AM Apache PDFBox Hits 2.0
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @12:14PM Wine Makes It Possible To Run Vulkan Windows Programs On Linux
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @09:19AM Tor Project Says It Can Quickly Catch Spying Code
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:15AM Rust-Based Redox OS Devs Slam Linux, Unix, GPL
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:32AM Toonz Software, Used By Studio Ghibli and 'Futurama', Goes Free and Open Source
Sunday March 20, 2016 @11:51AM Snowden: What Happened In 2013 Couldn't Have Happened Without Free Software
Sunday March 20, 2016 @10:22AM Studio Ghibli Animation Software Going "Open Source"; Details Pending
Friday March 18, 2016 @11:47AM US Government Pushed Many Tech Firms To Hand Over Source Code
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:47AM NY Bill Would Provide Tax Credit For Open Source Contributors
Thursday March 17, 2016 @11:38PM Microsoft Tries Hard To Play Nice With Open Source, But There's an Elephant In the Room
Thursday March 17, 2016 @11:19AM Tim Cook Talks About Encryption, Right to Privacy, Public Safety, and DOJ
Thursday March 17, 2016 @09:08AM The Law Is Clear: the FBI Cannot Make Apple Rewrite Its OS
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @06:46PM Reports: NVIDIA Launching a Distro of Its Own
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:51AM Apple Files Final Response In San Bernardino iPhone Case
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @07:00PM DOJ Threatens To Seize iOS Source Code
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:42AM Mozilla's New Servo Browser Will Hit Alpha In June 2016
Monday March 14, 2016 @12:52PM Microsoft to Open Source Minecraft-Based Project AIX
Monday March 14, 2016 @08:46AM Obama Administration Supports Recycling Code and Open Source
Sunday March 13, 2016 @09:46AM GNU Project Introduces Gneural Network AI Package
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:06PM TP-Link Blocks Open Source Router Firmware To Comply With FCC Rules
Saturday March 12, 2016 @03:05AM Critical Bug In Libotr Opens Users of ChatSecure, Adium, Pidgin To Compromise
Friday March 11, 2016 @11:03PM Qubes OS 3.1 Has Been Released
Friday March 11, 2016 @03:57PM 'Serious Sam 1' Engine Released As Open Source
Friday March 11, 2016 @10:05AM One Solution to MITRE's Overworked CVE System: Build a New One
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:56PM 9 Open Source Alternatives To Picasa
Thursday March 10, 2016 @11:23AM Dell Open Sources DCEPT, a Honeypot Tool For Detecting Network Intrusions
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @04:49PM Ubuntu Drops Support For AMD's Catalyst GPU Driver
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @02:34PM Microsoft Releases First Public Preview of RTVS Under MIT and GPLv2 Licenses
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:45PM KeRanger Mac Ransomware Based On Linux Forebear, Not Windows
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:33PM ScummVM, Update With a Bang
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @01:44PM Open Source-happy Microsoft Joins Eclipse Foundation
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @10:56AM Using Kexec Allows Starting Linux In PlayStation 4
Sunday March 06, 2016 @12:35PM BorgBackup 1.0.0 Released
Saturday March 05, 2016 @08:19PM Hundreds of Hackers Celebrate Open Data Day
Saturday March 05, 2016 @12:28AM WordPress Plugin Comes With a Backdoor, Steals Admin Credentials In Cleartext
Friday March 04, 2016 @08:28PM Mozilla Jumps On IoT Bandwagon
Friday March 04, 2016 @05:08PM Open Compute Hardware Makes Its Way Into Colo Data Centers
Friday March 04, 2016 @09:34AM MAME Released Under OSI-Compliant, FSF-Approved License
Thursday March 03, 2016 @12:04PM Buffer Sees Clear Benefits To Transparent Employee Salary Policy
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @02:57PM Releases First Ever Open Source Yearbook
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @02:33PM Mars Rover Code Used For Cyber-Espionage Malware
Saturday February 27, 2016 @10:21AM Raspberry Pi 3 Brings Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Saturday February 27, 2016 @12:35AM Ubuntu 15.10 Kernel Regression That Broke Graphics Displays In VMWare Patched
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:27PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Shelved OSS Project Fixes?
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @03:24PM Linux Mint Hack Is an Indicator of a Larger Problem
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:37AM New GitHub Upgrades Respond To Recent Complaints
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @08:51PM Multimedia Powerhouse FFmpeg Hits 3.0
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @06:57PM CloudBees Releases Jenkins-based Platform For CDaaS
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @03:46PM Linux's Open Mainframe Project Announces Areas of Focus
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:32AM Yahoo Closes Lab, Among Other Things
Friday February 19, 2016 @11:18PM Linux 4.3 Reached End of Life; Users Need To Move To Linux 4.4
Thursday February 18, 2016 @06:26PM Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Officially Released
Thursday February 18, 2016 @11:22AM Meet Linux's Little Brother Zephyr, a Tiny Open Source IoT RTOS
Thursday February 18, 2016 @11:07AM Magnitude of glibc Vulnerability Coming To Light
Thursday February 18, 2016 @10:23AM TP-Link Begins Lockdown of Firmware In Response To FCC
Thursday February 18, 2016 @01:28AM Ubuntu 16.04 LTS To Have Official Support For ZFS File System
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @10:23AM ReactOS 0.4 Brings Open Source Windows Closer To Reality
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @01:28PM Red Hat, Google Disclose Severe Glibc DNS Vulnerability; Patched But Widespread
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @11:09AM Khronos Group Announces Release of Vulkan 1.0
Monday February 15, 2016 @05:38PM Kotlin 1.0 Released
Monday February 15, 2016 @09:21AM NVIDIA Begins Providing Open-Source 3D Driver Support For GeForce GTX 900 Series
Friday February 12, 2016 @08:12PM LinkedIn Is Open Sourcing Their Testing Frameworks
Friday February 12, 2016 @04:01PM Fresh Wayland Experiences With Weston, GNOME, KDE and Enlightenment
Thursday February 11, 2016 @03:42PM Htop 2.0 Released, Runs Natively On BSDs and Mac OSX
Thursday February 11, 2016 @03:33PM Interviews: Ask Author and Programmer Andy Nicholls About R
Thursday February 11, 2016 @01:18PM The Way VCs Think About Open Source: Mostly Wrong
Thursday February 11, 2016 @12:08PM IBM Bequeaths the Express Framework To the Node.js Foundation