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Nullcon

Null, the open security community in its 4th consecutive year proudly presents Nullcon in September 2012 in New Delhi, the hub of security data management. This event brings together a pool of IT…

What's Up In Linux Graphicstopia Lately

What’s Up in Linux Graphicstopia Lately

Graphics on Linux has been rather interesting lately. If you’ve been keeping up with the news on DRM, kernel, Mesa and X.Org development, you must’ve been aware that Gallium3D in Mesa’s git (what’s…

Getting ready for Mageia 2

Awaiting Mageia 2: Five Things You Can Look Forward To

The final release of Mageia 2.0 is about to embark sometime today (see release schedule). Based on the RC releases currently available for download, we already are familiar with what all this final…

It pays to be a Linux 'expert'

IT Pays To Be a Linux Expert

The IT industry is expected to hire many more Linux professionals this year, and to take extra measures to retain Linux talent within organisations. LINUX For You digs into their pockets and finds…

Availability of source code

FOSS is __FUN__: The Fifth Freedom, Part 2

Stallman’s classic definition of open source speaks of the four freedoms — the freedom to run the program in any way one likes, the freedom to study the source code and modify it,…

Shiny new KDE 4.8.2

KDE 4.8.2 Maintenance Release Out — Grab it!

First week of the month is typically when the KDE team releases its maintenance updates. These releases are nothing to get excited about — but they still hold water for us users. Why?…

Programming tools for Linux

Programming Tools for Linux

This article is not so much about the various languages, as the programming tools that can be used to write programs using the languages. When students first start taking programming courses at various…

Licensing freedom?

FOSS is __FUN__: The Fifth Freedom

Stallman’s classic definition of open source speaks of the four freedoms — the freedom to run the program in any way one likes, the freedom to study the source code and modify it,…

Moth that caused the malfunction in the Mark II computer

Joy of Programming: Why is a Software Glitch Called a ‘Bug’?

In this column, we’ve always covered unusual and interesting technical topics. This month, we discuss the word “bug”, and the history behind its use in the software context. There are three things common…

Do you reall need certifications?

Linux Certifications Hot or Not?

Industry stalwarts share their views on the importance of Linux and FOSS certifications. While Linux is gaining popularity at a fast pace, related certifications are also getting a lot of attention. There are…

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