Slashdot Items Tagged "opensource"

Date / Time Story
Sunday October 04, 2015 @08:36PM OpenIndiana Hipster 2015.10: Keeping an Open-Source Solaris Going
Monday September 28, 2015 @12:21PM LibreOffice Turns Five
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:09AM EFF: DMCA Hinders Exposing More Software Cheats Like Volkswagen's
Friday September 25, 2015 @06:26PM How the Car Industry Has Hidden Its Software Behind the DMCA
Thursday September 24, 2015 @06:53PM Mozilla Fixed a 14-Year-Old Bug In Firefox, Now Adblock Plus Uses Less Memory
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @10:02PM Mozilla Fixed A 14-Year-Old Bug In Firefox, Now Adblock Plus Uses Less Memory
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @08:49AM What's New In GNOME 3.18
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @05:48PM Nintendo Joins Khronos Group
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:48PM Ask Slashdot: Herding Cats, Aging Systems?
Sunday September 20, 2015 @03:15PM A Wikipedia-Style Tree of Life Emerges
Thursday September 17, 2015 @04:53PM AMD Confirms Vulkan Driver For Linux, But To Start Off As Closed-Source
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @08:20PM XPRIZE's Jono Bacon On the Next Great Challenge
Friday September 11, 2015 @09:53AM Microsoft Announces VP9 Support For Edge
Thursday September 10, 2015 @04:51PM Ask Slashdot: Synchronizing Sound With Video, Using Open Source?
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:01AM New Release of the Trinity Desktop Environment
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @10:36AM The Free Software Foundation: 30 Years In
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:46AM LLVM 3.7 Delivers OpenMP 3.1 Support, ORC JIT API, New Optimizations
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @03:59PM Netflix Open Sources Sleepy Puppy XSS Hunter
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @02:59PM How Open Film Project "Cosmos Laundromat" Made Blender Better
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @01:59PM Mutt 1.5.24 Released
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @08:11AM LILO Bootloader Development To End
Monday August 31, 2015 @12:40AM Linux Kernel 4.2 Released
Sunday August 30, 2015 @10:18PM "Hack" Typeface Is Open Source, Easy On the IDEs
Sunday August 30, 2015 @12:53PM AMD's R9 Fury On Open-Source: Prepare for Disappointment, For Now
Sunday August 30, 2015 @01:50AM A FreeBSD "Spork" With Touches of NeXT and OS X: NeXTBSD
Saturday August 29, 2015 @06:30PM MIAOW Open Source GPU Debuts At Hot Chips
Saturday August 29, 2015 @10:18AM GNOME To Start Using Codenames
Friday August 28, 2015 @07:27PM Croatian Party Advocates Government Adoption of Open Source
Friday August 28, 2015 @06:28PM Ten Dropbox Engineers Build BSD-licensed, Lossless 'Pied Piper' Compression Algorithm
Friday August 28, 2015 @02:53PM Ubuntu Is the Dominant Cloud OS
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:18PM Open Source, Collaborative Rich-Text, Web-Based Editor Almost Available
Thursday August 27, 2015 @11:42AM UNC Scientists Open Source Their Genomic Research
Thursday August 27, 2015 @09:13AM Contiki 3.0 Released, Retains Support For Apple II, C64
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @11:17AM KDE Plasma 5.4 Released
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @09:33AM Happy Birthday, Linux! An OS At 24
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:23AM Linus Torvalds Isn't Looking 10 Years Ahead For Linux and That's OK
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @06:10PM KDE Applications 15.08.0 Released
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @10:30AM Interviews: Ask Dr. Tarek Loubani About Creating Ultra-Low Cost Medical Devices
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:27AM "Father Time" Gets Another Year At NTP From Linux Foundation
Wednesday August 12, 2015 @01:47PM The LibreOffice Story
Monday August 10, 2015 @06:12PM Pixar's Universal Scene Description To Be Open-Sourced
Monday August 10, 2015 @06:07PM Ask Slashdot: Switching To a GNU/Linux Distribution For a Webdesign School
Friday August 07, 2015 @07:55AM LibreSSL 2.2.2 Released
Thursday August 06, 2015 @06:43PM Microsoft Open-Sources Windows Bridge For iOS
Thursday August 06, 2015 @03:25PM Marvell's Kinoma Create Keeps On Creating (Video)
Thursday August 06, 2015 @12:36PM India Adopts Comprehensive Open Source Policy
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @07:11AM Largest DebConf Ever Will Hit Heidelberg In Mid-August
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @10:08AM Ada Initiative Organization To End, But Its Work Will Continue
Sunday August 02, 2015 @02:31PM DoD Ditches Open Source Medical Records System In $4.3B Contract
Friday July 31, 2015 @03:05AM Samsung Finds, Fixes Bug In Linux Trim Code
Thursday July 30, 2015 @09:58AM On Linux, $550 Radeon R9 Fury Competes With $200~350 NVIDIA GPUs
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @12:06PM Interviews: Ask Richard Stallman a Question
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @12:27PM Why Your Software Project Is Failing
Monday July 27, 2015 @09:39PM Project IceStorm Passes Another Milestone: Building a CPU
Saturday July 25, 2015 @12:49PM Battle For Wesnoth Seeks New Developers
Saturday July 25, 2015 @09:26AM KDE Community Announces Fully Open Source Plasma Mobile
Saturday July 25, 2015 @08:59AM AMD Forces a LibreOffice Speed Boost With GPU Acceleration
Thursday July 23, 2015 @02:32PM Meet OpenDaylight Project Executive Director Neela Jacques (Video)
Thursday July 23, 2015 @11:46AM Open-Source Mesa 3D Library/Drivers Now Support OpenGL 4
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @05:59PM Pro GPL
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @04:47PM LibreOffice Ported To Run On Wayland
Monday July 20, 2015 @07:14PM How Developers Can Rebuild Trust On the Internet
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:38PM Renderman Gets Blender Integration
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @10:57PM The Free Software Foundation's Statement On Canonical's Updated Licensing Terms
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @08:17PM NSA Releases Open Source Security Tool For Linux
Sunday July 12, 2015 @01:20PM Speed-Ups, Small Fixes Earn Good Marks From Ars For Mint 17.2
Saturday July 11, 2015 @08:41PM Calculating the Truck-Factor of Popular Open Source Projects
Saturday July 11, 2015 @01:39PM Linux Foundation's Census Project Ranks Open Source Software At Risk
Friday July 10, 2015 @02:37PM MetaMorph Helps non-Engineers Design Circuits (Video)
Friday July 10, 2015 @01:21AM French Government IT Directorate Supports ODF, Rejects OOXML
Thursday July 09, 2015 @11:02AM OpenSSL Patches Critical Certificate Forgery Bug
Thursday July 09, 2015 @08:40AM Open Compute Project Comes Under Fire
Thursday July 09, 2015 @07:37AM Jolla Spins Off Hardware Business
Thursday July 09, 2015 @07:32AM BBC Reveals Its New Microcomputer Design
Monday July 06, 2015 @03:50PM What Goes Into a Decision To Take Software From Proprietary To Open Source
Friday July 03, 2015 @05:48PM Clang Plays Tetris -- Tetris As a C++ Template Metaprogram
Friday July 03, 2015 @01:26PM Firefox 39 Released, Bringing Security Improvements and Social Sharing
Thursday July 02, 2015 @03:58PM Microsoft Research Open Sources WorldWide Telescope
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @10:00AM First Fedora Image For the MIPS Available For Testing
Monday June 29, 2015 @05:23PM Ask Slashdot: Choosing the Right Open Source License
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @05:59PM NVIDIA Begins Supplying Open-Source Register Header Files
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @03:18PM The Open Container Project and What It Means
Monday June 22, 2015 @11:21PM Linux To Receive More Assembly Code Rework
Monday June 22, 2015 @11:12PM Linux 4.1 Kernel Released With EXT4 Encryption, Performance Improvements
Monday June 22, 2015 @07:34PM Docker and CoreOS Join Together For Open Container Project At Linux Foundation
Thursday June 18, 2015 @12:23PM LibreOffice Now Available On Apple's Mac App Store
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:54PM Is Surespot the Latest Crypto War Victim?
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:53PM Reasons To Use Mono For Linux Development
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @12:30PM Linus Torvalds Says Linux Can Move On Without Him
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @11:59AM Report: Aging Java Components To Blame For Massively Buggy Open-Source Software
Thursday June 11, 2015 @12:59PM PHP At 20: From Pet Project To Powerhouse
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @03:10PM David Revoy Makes Open Source Art With Open Source Tools (Video)
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:42AM Open Source Haxe/OpenFL Platform Will Support Home Game Consoles
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @11:30AM LG Arbitrarily Denying Android Lollipop Update To the G2 In Canada?
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @08:39AM Cinnamon 2.6: a Massive Update Loaded With Performance Improvements
Sunday May 31, 2015 @09:11AM MinGW and MSVCRT Conflict Causes Floating-Point Value Corruption
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @01:43PM Building Hospitable Open Source Communities (Video)
Saturday May 23, 2015 @10:44AM Ask Slashdot: Can SaaS Be Both Open Source and Economically Viable?
Friday May 22, 2015 @11:05PM Chrome For Android Is Now Almost Entirely Open Source
Thursday May 21, 2015 @10:55AM Pre-Orders Start For Neo900 Open Source Phone
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @06:58PM Huawei's LiteOS Internet of Things Operating System Is a Minuscule 10KB
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @02:11PM Adblock Plus Launches Adblock Browser: a Fork of Firefox For Android
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:40AM First Smart TVs Powered By Firefox OS On Sale In Europe, Worldwide Soon
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @08:04AM KDE Plasma 5 Becomes the Default Desktop of OpenSUSE Tumbleweed
Saturday May 16, 2015 @01:10AM Linino-Enabled Arduino Yun Shrinks In Size and Cost
Friday May 15, 2015 @03:56PM MenuetOS, an Operating System Written Entirely In Assembly, Hits 1.0
Thursday May 14, 2015 @12:55PM Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Open Document Format?
Thursday May 14, 2015 @10:47AM RTFM? How To Write a Manual Worth Reading
Thursday May 14, 2015 @09:14AM Criticizing the Rust Language, and Why C/C++ Will Never Die
Thursday May 14, 2015 @08:49AM Wireless Charging Tech Adopted By Ford, Chrysler, and Toyota Goes Open Source
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @01:05PM Firefox 38 Arrives With DRM Required To Watch Netflix
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @11:12AM Open Source C++ ClanLib SDK Refreshed For 2015
Monday May 11, 2015 @04:46PM Linux Mint Will Continue To Provide Both Systemd and Upstart
Thursday May 07, 2015 @05:31PM Creating the Open Drone Ecosystem Takes Room To Experiment
Thursday May 07, 2015 @08:22AM Why Was Linux the Kernel That Succeeded?
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @06:53PM Netflix Open-Sources Security Incident Management Tool
Thursday April 30, 2015 @10:07PM How an Open Standard API Could Revolutionize Banking
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:44PM Once a Forgotten Child, OpenSSL's Future Now Looks Bright
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:46AM An Open Ranking of Wikipedia Pages
Monday April 27, 2015 @04:10PM Imagination To Release Open MIPS Design To Academia
Monday April 27, 2015 @12:28PM Linux 4.1 Bringing Many Changes, But No KDBUS
Sunday April 26, 2015 @02:22PM Debian 8 Jessie Released
Thursday April 23, 2015 @11:34AM Qt Creator 3.4.0 Released
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @06:20PM GCC 5.1 Released
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @12:24PM OSGeo Foundation Up In Arms Over ESRI LAS Lock-In Plans
Sunday April 19, 2015 @10:04PM How Publishing Upstart Mendeley Weathered Revolt and Became Part of the Paywall
Saturday April 18, 2015 @04:32PM Ask Slashdot: What Features Would You Like In a Search Engine?
Friday April 17, 2015 @01:15PM Microsoft Open Technologies Is Closing: Good Or Bad News For Open Source?
Thursday April 16, 2015 @10:51AM KDE Plasma 5.3 Beta Brings Lot of Improvements
Friday April 10, 2015 @06:11PM Google Rolls Out VP9 Encoding For YouTube
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @02:50PM Getting Started Developing With OpenStreetMap Data
Monday April 06, 2015 @01:13PM The New Struggles Facing Open Source
Monday April 06, 2015 @11:59AM 10 Years of Git: An Interview With Linus Torvalds
Sunday April 05, 2015 @10:10PM US NAVY Sonar/Lidar Editing Software Released To the World
Sunday April 05, 2015 @01:22AM BioWare Announces Open-Source Orbit Project
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:05AM Mono 4 Released, First Version To Adopt Microsoft Code
Saturday April 04, 2015 @07:31PM Forking Away: OnePlus Introduces Android-Based OxygenOS
Saturday April 04, 2015 @04:48PM Building an NES Emulator
Saturday April 04, 2015 @03:26PM Valve Bootstrapped Source 2 Engine On an Open-Source Vulkan Driver
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @10:26AM License Details Hint MS Undecided On Suing Users of Its Open Source Net Runtime
Monday March 30, 2015 @08:10AM India Mandates Use of Open Source Software In Government
Thursday March 26, 2015 @03:36PM MIT Debuts Integer Overflow Debugger
Thursday March 26, 2015 @09:34AM GNOME 3.16 Released
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:02AM RMS Talks Net Neutrality, Patents, and More
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:11AM DuckDuckGo Donates $100,000 Among Four FOSS Projects
Friday March 20, 2015 @07:22PM How Device Drivers Are Reverse Engineered
Thursday March 19, 2015 @03:30PM Why I Choose PostgreSQL Over MySQL/MariaDB
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @11:30AM The GNU Manifesto Turns Thirty
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @08:32AM Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Laptop To Support Physics Research?
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @01:02PM Global Learning XPRIZE Senior Director Matt Keller Answers Your Questions
Monday March 16, 2015 @11:40AM Kolab Summit 2015 Announced
Thursday March 12, 2015 @04:55PM Google Code Disables New Project Creation, Will Shut Down On January 25, 2016
Thursday March 12, 2015 @08:39AM The Role of a Nonprofit In Open Source Development
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @12:48PM Why We Need Free Digital Hardware Designs
Sunday March 08, 2015 @05:06PM In the Age of Free AAA Game Engines, Where Does Our Open Source Engine Stand?
Sunday March 08, 2015 @01:37PM Tor Project Aims To Eclipse US Government Funding
Saturday March 07, 2015 @02:11PM KDE Accepted To Google Summer of Code 2015
Saturday March 07, 2015 @10:29AM Mesa 10.5 Updates Open-Source Graphics Drivers
Thursday March 05, 2015 @03:12PM Software Freedom Conservancy Funds GPL Suit Against VMWare
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @09:52AM NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:26PM Developers Disclose Schematics For 50-1000 MHz Software-Defined Transceiver
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:25PM Ask Slashdot: Which Classic OOP Compiled Language: Objective-C Or C++?
Monday March 02, 2015 @10:18PM Xfce 4.12 Released
Saturday February 28, 2015 @04:10AM VLC Gets First Major Cross-Platform Release
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @12:37PM Interviews: Ask Senior Director Matt Keller About the Global Learning XPRIZE
Monday February 23, 2015 @02:17AM Linux Kernel Switching To Linux v4.0, Coming With Many New Addons
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:50PM Ask Slashdot: Parental Content Control For Free OSs?
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @07:16PM After 30 Years of the Free Software Foundation, Where Do We Stand?
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @02:57PM After 30 years of the Free Software Foundation, where do we stand?
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:51AM Gets Routing
Sunday February 15, 2015 @03:59PM Removing Libsystemd0 From a Live-running Debian System
Thursday February 12, 2015 @02:53PM Live Patching Now Available For Linux
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @01:53PM Elementary OS: Why We Make You Type "$0"
Monday February 09, 2015 @03:45PM Rich Olson Embodies the Spirit of the Maker Movement (Video)
Sunday February 08, 2015 @06:07PM RMS Objects To Support For LLVM's Debugger In GNU Emacs's Gud.el
Sunday February 08, 2015 @01:11PM Xfce Getting a New Version Soon
Thursday February 05, 2015 @07:03PM GPG Programmer Werner Koch Is Running Out of Money
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:56PM The one guy responsible for GPG is running out of money
Monday February 02, 2015 @02:54PM Perl 6 In Time For Next Christmas?
Saturday January 31, 2015 @07:51PM Lab samples database "JuliaBase" published as open source
Saturday January 31, 2015 @07:28PM Computer Chess Created In 487 Bytes, Breaks 32-Year-Old Record
Thursday January 29, 2015 @07:55PM VP Anthony Moschella Shows Off Makerbot's Latest Printers and Materials (Video)
Thursday January 29, 2015 @07:05PM LibreOffice Gets a Streamlined Makeover With 4.4 Release
Monday January 26, 2015 @01:47PM Prometheus: A Powerful Open-Source Monitoring System
Sunday January 25, 2015 @01:39PM Ask Slashdot: Is Pascal Underrated?
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:40AM Ask Slashdot: GPU of Choice For OpenCL On Linux?
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:18AM Microsoft Are About To Buy Revolution Analytics
Saturday January 24, 2015 @05:52PM OpenSSL 1.0.2 Released
Saturday January 24, 2015 @11:28AM Linus Fixes Kernel Regression Breaking Witcher 2
Friday January 23, 2015 @07:26PM Google Just Made It Easier To Run Linux On Your Chromebook
Thursday January 22, 2015 @10:19AM User Plea Means EISA Support Not Removed From Linux
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @01:02PM Librem: a Laptop Custom-Made For Free/Libre Software
Sunday January 18, 2015 @10:51PM With Community Help, Chrome Could Support Side Tabs Extension
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:54PM Why Run Linux On Macs?
Saturday January 17, 2015 @04:48PM Red Hat Engineer Improves Math Performance of Glibc
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:31PM Andy Wolber Explores Online Word Processors' ODF Support
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @05:03PM SystemD Gains New Networking Features
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @11:26AM Where Cellular Networks Don't Exist, People Are Building Their Own
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @11:25AM Ask Slashdot: Linux Database GUI Application Development?