By Minda Zetlin Last year, the networking software company Midokura made a strategic decision to open source its network virtualization platform, MidoNet, to address the fragmentation in the networking industry. In this interview, Midokura CEO and CTO Dan Mihai Dumitriu explains the company’s decision to give away fours years of engineering to the open source community, how it changed the way its engineers worked, and the lessons learned along the way.
The text editor is a workhorse for many people working in tech. A few of the most popular options out there today are tried-and-true text editors like vi, Emacs, and gedit. And, a new text editor on the scene that’s picking up traction is Atom. All four are open source, so you can get involved in the project and help improve it!
By Jim Lynch In today’s open source roundup: Angry Reddit users want a new CEO. Plus: DistroWatch reviews Alpine Linux 3.2.0. And Firefox 40 will bring improved scrolling and other enhancements.
The shocker of the day is that aside from an independent (non-NVIDIA) open-source developer working on Nouveau SPIR-V support is that there’s an actual NVIDIA employee working towards CUDA compute support atop the open-source Nouveau graphics driver…
By Sean Michael Kerner The Logjam SSL/TLS vulnerability is among the 13 security advisories in latest stable release of the open-source Firefox Web browse
With KDBUS not being called as a Linux 4.2 feature but rather being diverted with a focus on Linux 4.3, it’s continuing to receive a great deal of code churn. Today it received a “big set of updates” for this controversial in-kernel IPC mechanism…
softpedia: The GNOME developers are working to improve the functionality and looks of some of the core apps in the stack
From: Linux Today