The Xiph.Org crew rung in 2017 by releasing FLAC 1.3.2 as the newest version of this free lossless audio codec…
By Fiona heavey Official clocks will hit 23:59:59 as usual, but then they’ll say 23:59:60, before rolling over into 2017. This is known as a ‘leap second’ and timekeepers slip them in periodically to keep our clocks in sync with the Earth’s rotation.
By Marius Nestor Martijn Kaijser of the Kodi development team had the great pleasure of announcing the immediate availability of the first Release Candidate of the upcoming Kodi 17 “Krypton” multiplatform and open-source media center.
By Bryan Behrenshausen This year, the open organization community at Opensource.com shared more than 100 stories about the ways open principles are reshaping work, management, and leadership.
OMGUbuntu: Whether you’re new to Ubuntu or a recent convert, you should find some great software in this list of 12 must-have Ubuntu apps for the Ubuntu desktop.
From: Linux Today
By firstname.lastname@example.org Happy New Year 2017! The first release announcement of the year goes to the PelicanHPC project (formerly known as “ParallelKnoppix”) which develops a specialist Debian-based distribution that can be easily set up as a node for a High-Performance Computing cluster network. It is maintained by Aissam Hidoussi at….
By Fahmida Y. Rashid The high-water line in information security gets higher each year. Just as we think we’ve finally figured out how to defend against attacks, then attackers come up with something new and we are right back to trying to figure out what to do next.