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Dr K Y Srinivasan, principal architect at Microsoft

“Linux interoperability has been enabled through work across Microsoft”

Players in the Linux community often find Microsoft and open source technology not quite in sync. Ironically, Microsoft is one of the major contributors to the Linux kernel, but is still perceived as…

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What Are Tizen’s Chances of a Prime Time Smartphone Entry?

A recent spike in the development of open mobile OSs has led to the release of exotic sounding distributions. An OS that is yet to grab the headlines is one that is mobile-optimised…

A Peek into Open Source Licences

Open source is the mantra of today’s tech world. While it is being used in that personal computer sitting on your desk, it is also being used in the computing systems in NASA’s…

Analyse Your Network Packets with LibPCAP

Data on a network flows in the form of packets, which are entities that carry your data across the network. These packets are routed from one router to another by intelligent nodes. LibPCAP…

Exploring the Different Linux Career Opportunities

If you are planning to pursue a course in Linux but are doubtful whether it will make you earn money, then you need not worry as the demand for Linus certified professionals are…

Develop Apps Quickly with Quickly

This aptly named tool makes the development of apps a simple and fast process. Ubuntu is a Linux distribution that has gained a lot of momentum in the past few years. Ever since…

Ten Cool Custom Android ROMs

In an earlier article (June 2012), I discussed the advantages of rooting your Android phones and flashing with custom ROMs. This article lists what I consider the top 10 custom Android ROMs for…

Tumbleweed time!

Exploring Software: openSUSE Tumbleweed Rolling Distribution Goes Mainstream

Here is a record of my initial explorations and findings about the recently released openSUSE rolling distribution repository, Tumbleweed, as experienced on a netbook. I almost bought an Android phone. I hesitated, wondering…

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