Slashdot Items Tagged "opensource"

Date / Time Story
Saturday April 29, 2017 @06:18PM SeqBox - File system agnostic recoverable container format
Sunday April 16, 2017 @12:22PM SeqBox - Container format that can survive total loss of file system structures
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @06:57AM Talos Secure Workstation with free software from BIOS up
Monday September 05, 2016 @11:11PM Netflix finds x265 20% More Efficient than VP9
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 @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
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 @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 @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
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @06:15PM First Steps Towards Network Transparency For Wayland
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @06:09PM LibreOffice 5.1 Officially Released
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @03:49PM Women Get Pull Requests Accepted More (Except When You Know They're Women)
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @02:31PM DjangoCon 2016 To Be Held In Philadelphia In July
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @02:17PM Raspberry Pi's Raspbian OS Finally Ships With Open-Source OpenGL Support
Monday February 08, 2016 @04:01PM GitHub Open Sources Their Internal Testing Tool
Monday February 08, 2016 @02:09PM Talos Secure Workstation Is Free-Software Centric — and $3100 [Updated]
Monday February 08, 2016 @04:27AM Adblock Plus Maker Seeks Deal With Ad Industry Players
Sunday February 07, 2016 @12:38PM Firefox Adopts a 6-8 Week Variable Release Schedule
Saturday February 06, 2016 @12:43PM GitHub Is Undergoing a Full-Blown Overhaul As Execs and Employees Depart
Saturday February 06, 2016 @12:33AM Docker Images To Be Based On Alpine Linux
Friday February 05, 2016 @02:46PM The Performance of Ubuntu Linux Over the Past 10 Years
Friday February 05, 2016 @01:20PM CFQ In Linux Gets BFQ Characteristics
Thursday February 04, 2016 @07:38PM Python 3 Is Coming To Scrapy
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @10:45PM Link Rot Rx: 'Amber' Add-on For WordPress and Drupal
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @04:34PM Torrents Time Lets Anyone Launch Their Own Web Version of Popcorn Time
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @01:07PM Open Source Pioneer Michael Tiemann On the Myth of the Average
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @10:16AM Chromodo Browser Disables Key Web Security
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @12:08AM Homemade Speed Trap Made By Former UVA CS Professor
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @05:03PM Socat Weak Crypto Draws Suspicions Of a Backdoor
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @10:00AM 7 Swift 2 Enhancements iOS Devs Will Love
Monday February 01, 2016 @12:07AM Big Satellite Systems, Simulated On Your Desktop
Sunday January 31, 2016 @12:24AM Linux Kernel 2.6.32 LTS Reaches End of Life In February 2016
Saturday January 30, 2016 @02:31PM Project Neon Will Bring Users Up-to-Date KDE Packages
Friday January 29, 2016 @03:44PM Jailbreak Turns Cheap Walkie-Talkie Into DMR Police Scanner
Thursday January 28, 2016 @05:00PM GitHub Service Outage
Thursday January 28, 2016 @04:39PM Intel Gets Called Out Again For Their M.I.A. 3.0 X.Org Driver
Thursday January 28, 2016 @04:28PM Intel Gets Called Out Again For Their M.I.A. 3.0 X.Org Driver
Thursday January 28, 2016 @03:24PM FreeBSD-Powered Firewall Distro OPNsense 16.1 Released
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @07:47PM AMD: It's Time To Open Up the GPU
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:00PM OpenWrt Turns a $14 Card Reader Into the Smallest Wireless AP
Sunday January 24, 2016 @09:29AM Linux 4.5 Adds Raspberry Pi 2 Support, AMD GPU Re-Clocking, Intel Kaby Lake
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:14AM Open-Source Ransomware Abused For the Second Time In Real-Life Infections
Thursday January 21, 2016 @04:44PM Developers Frustrated with GitHub Prod For Changes In Bug Reports, Transparency
Thursday January 21, 2016 @02:57PM Linux Foundation Quietly Drops Community Representation
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:59AM How OpenGL Graphics Card Performance Has Evolved Over 10 Years
Thursday January 14, 2016 @11:12PM Microsoft Open Sources Edge JavaScript Code, Plans Linux Port
Thursday January 14, 2016 @11:08PM OpenSSH Patches Bug That Leaks Private Crypto Keys
Thursday January 14, 2016 @11:04PM Zero-Day Vulnerability Discovered In FFmpeg Lets Attackers Steal Files Remotely
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @01:24PM Intel's Clear Linux Distribution Offers Fast Out-Of-The-Box Performance
Sunday January 10, 2016 @10:23PM Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS Officially Released
Saturday January 09, 2016 @02:51PM The FSF Is 30 Years Old; Where Should They Go From Here?
Friday January 08, 2016 @07:06PM After Years of Serving X11, X.Org Stands To Lose Its One-Letter Domain
Thursday January 07, 2016 @04:58PM Open-Source Firmware For Your Toy Drone
Thursday January 07, 2016 @01:44PM PostgreSQL 9.5 Released
Monday January 04, 2016 @04:34PM FOSS Force is a FOSS News and Commentary Site (Video)
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:50AM Fixing JavaScript's Broken Random Number Generator
Monday December 28, 2015 @01:04AM Perl 6 Released
Sunday December 27, 2015 @02:06PM North Korea's Operating System Analyzed
Sunday December 27, 2015 @11:38AM Mesa's Highlights Reel: An Impressive Year For Open Source 3-D Drivers
Saturday December 26, 2015 @03:54PM APT Speed For Incremental Updates Gets a Massive Performance Boost
Thursday December 24, 2015 @02:00PM Mozilla Document Shows Firefox OS Tablet, TV Stick, Router, Keyboard Computer
Thursday December 24, 2015 @10:52AM Ubuntu User Count Pegged At Over One Billion
Friday December 18, 2015 @07:32PM Khronos Delays Vulkan Graphics API To 2016 Release
Friday December 18, 2015 @01:28PM Replacement For Mozilla Thunderbird?
Thursday December 17, 2015 @03:14PM MetaMorph Helps non-Engineers Design Circuits (Video)
Thursday December 17, 2015 @02:53PM VLC Launches On Chrome OS Thanks To Android Port
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @10:29AM AMD Goes Open Source, Announces GPUOpen Initiative, Linux Compiler, Drivers
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @09:45AM Attackers Can Hijack Joomla Sites Via User-Agent Strings
Thursday December 10, 2015 @03:29PM Microsoft Offers Linux Certification. Yes, Really.
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:25AM Bruce Perens On Problems With the Open Hardware Model
Thursday December 10, 2015 @09:49AM WordPress 4.4 Arrives
Saturday December 05, 2015 @02:40AM No More Security Fixes For Older OpenSSL Branches
Friday December 04, 2015 @09:16PM Perl 6 Gets Beta Compiler, Modules and an Advent Calendar
Thursday December 03, 2015 @03:25PM Why To Choose PostgreSQL Over MySQL, MariaDB
Thursday December 03, 2015 @01:24PM Apple Releases Swift As an Open-Source Project
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @10:58AM Enlightenment E20 Released With Full Wayland Support
Thursday November 26, 2015 @03:25PM Software Freedom Conservancy Asks For Supporters
Thursday November 26, 2015 @11:44AM Free Pascal Compiler 3.0.0 Is Out; Adds Support For 16-Bit MS-DOS, 64-Bit iOS
Thursday November 26, 2015 @09:10AM AMD's Crimson Radeon Driver For Linux Barely Changes Anything
Thursday November 26, 2015 @09:08AM AMD's Crimson Radeon Driver For Linux Barely Changes Anything
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @03:40PM High-Security, Open-Source Router is a Hit on Indiegogo (Video)
Sunday November 15, 2015 @01:25PM FCC Clarifies: It's Legal To Hack Your Router
Saturday November 14, 2015 @10:03AM Freeciv Founded 20 Years Ago Today
Saturday November 14, 2015 @04:21AM Microsoft Open Sources Its Machine Learning Toolkit
Thursday November 12, 2015 @04:15PM Mozilla Plans To Remove Support For Firefox Complete Themes
Thursday November 12, 2015 @01:34PM Getting Started With GNU Radio
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @02:06PM Open Source Anniversaries: 6 Years of Go, 11 of Firefox
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @09:19AM WordPress Now Powers 25% of the Web
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @02:08PM Andrew Tanenbaum Announces MINIXcon
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @01:51PM The Return of OS/2 Warp Set For 2016
Monday November 02, 2015 @02:50AM Could Go Community's Threat of Public Shaming, Lifetime Bans Make Go a No-Go?
Sunday November 01, 2015 @09:30PM Linux 4.3 Released As Stable; Improves On Open-Source Graphics, SMP Performance
Sunday November 01, 2015 @09:33AM GNU Hurd 0.7 and GNU Mach 1.6 Released
Saturday October 31, 2015 @08:51PM Busybox Deletes Systemd Support
Thursday October 29, 2015 @02:00PM Open-Source GPU Drivers Show Less Than Ideal Experience For SteamOS/Linux Gaming
Thursday October 29, 2015 @08:41AM MySQL Servers Hijacked With Malware To Perform DDoS Attacks
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @11:20AM Open Source Code Isn't a Warranty
Monday October 26, 2015 @09:00AM Ask Slashdot: Open Tools For Logbooks and Note-taking?
Sunday October 18, 2015 @12:17PM Celebrating 20 Years of OpenBSD With Release 5.8
Friday October 16, 2015 @02:35PM October is the Most Open (Source) Month (Video)
Thursday October 15, 2015 @12:20PM Why Cybersecurity Experts Want Open Source Routers
Thursday October 15, 2015 @08:02AM KDE Turns 19
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @12:35PM 3 Open Source Projects For Modern COBOL Development
Friday October 09, 2015 @03:53PM Linux Foundation: Security Threatens 'Golden Age' Of Open Source
Thursday October 08, 2015 @02:05PM Making Your Graphing Calculator a Musical Instrument
Thursday October 08, 2015 @10:17AM Google's Effort To Speed Up the Mobile Web
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @12:03PM Matthew Garrett Forks the Linux Kernel
Monday October 05, 2015 @06:59PM Sensor Network Makes Life Easier For Japan's Aging Rice Farmers
Monday October 05, 2015 @02:43PM Linux Foundation Takes Reins of FOSSology Open Source Licensing Tools
Sunday October 04, 2015 @08:36PM OpenIndiana Hipster 2015.10: Keeping an Open-Source Solaris Going
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @02:08PM Linux Foundation puts the cost of replacing open source at $5 billion.
Monday September 28, 2015 @05:42PM LibreOffice turns 5
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
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @08:49AM What's New In GNOME 3.18
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
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @04:53PM The Era of Open Source Cars
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:36AM Italian Military To Switch To LibreOffice and ODF
Sunday September 13, 2015 @02:08PM Linux 4.3 Bringing Stable Intel Skylake Support, Reworked NVIDIA Driver
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
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