By Jennifer Cloer
Part of our mission at The Linux Foundation is to bring more people into the open source community, which involves reaching people who have traditionally been underrepresented in open source specifically and technology generally. As part of this continuing effort, we are proud to partner with Women Who Code to provide free passes and 20 percent discounts for their members and subscribers to attend The Linux Foundation’s various events around the world.
scribblesandsnaps: The Map view in digiKam is handy for displaying photos on a map directly in the application.
From: Linux Today
By Chris Tozzi Linux users of Microsoft’s Skype app are unhappy that the company shows little interest in supporting Skype on open source operating systems.
Since the Airtop PC was announced back in January there has been a lot of interest in this passively-cooled, high-performance line of PCs by the folks at CompuLab. The Airtop isn’t some low-end, passively cooled PC but rather can be equipped with a Core i7 or Xeon CPU and a discrete graphics card to deliver very capable performance while having a completely silent PC. Some have been skeptical about the cooling and performance claims of the Airtop PC, but our review sample arrived this morning and have begun testing out this very interesting PC.
Arch is sweeter with Cinnamon
From: Linux Today
By Bryan Lunduke
I’m a big openSUSE user. No ifs, ands or buts about it. I love it so much that I even sit on the openSUSE board.
But that doesn’t mean that I can’t appreciate the other, truly remarkable, Linux distributions. And one of my absolute favorites is elementary OS. What this group of people has accomplished over the last few years is nothing short of phenomenal.
So I reached out to the Big Kahuna of elementary, Daniel Fore, to have chat about the project. Where it’s going, how it got to where it’s at and what motivates the project founder. It turned out to be a rather enlightening chat and I am including it below. Unedited.
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From: Network World
By Silviu Stahie Raspberry Pi 3 is now available for purchase, and this new single board mini-PC aims to take the world by storm with some amazing hardware specs at the same $35 (€32) price.