Ring – The Free & Open Source Text/Audio/Video Messenger As Alternative To WhatsApp/Telegram/Facebook Messenger: Review And Video Demonstration

Introduction

Welcome to the new part of Free Messenger Saga (Signal, Tox, Matrix, Tor Messenger). It’s very good that in the modern world of Facebook, WhatsApp and Skype some peoples create new software for communication.

Ring – open source platform for text chat, voice and video communications and released under one of the best free license – GPLv3. All source code is available on Github. Linux client uses the GTK+ toolkit. Probably most of the Ring code was written by Savoir-faire Linux – free and open source software company based on Canada and France.

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The Best Of SCaLE 14x – People Who Make Linux And Open Source: Mark Shuttleworth, Matthew Garret, Sarah Sharp And Many Others

SCaLE 14x (Southern California Linux Expo) – the 14th Linux, Open Source and Free Software conference based in Los Angeles, California. This volunteer-based event has existed since 2002 and begin their history from local Linux Users Groups. In this conference you can see the Linux and Open Source projects like Debian, Gentoo, Fedora, KDE, GNOME, OpenStreetMap, NetBSD and FreeBSD, MySQL, PostgreSQL; organization – Electronic Frontier Foundation, The Document Foundation, Freedom Law Center; commercial companies – IBM, HP, Google, Red Hat, Facebook and many others – this is not a complete list. In this article I want to gather the best interview, performances and presentations. Traditional note for this resource – if I missed something or you see a mistake – feel free to write in comments.
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Which Linux Is Secure? The Analysis Of Top Popular Distributions

Every time if people going to a web site and download installation image or update their operation system most of Linux users don’t thing about information security. Linux is more secure than OS X and Windows by design, but absolute security is a myth. Yes, some people can store their data high in the Himalayas, but not all can do it. Few of the most popular providers have the big security teams and many users live in countries with censorship like China, Syria, North Korea, Russia, Cuba.

So, can I be sure that web site of my lovely Linux Distribution is real and hackers doesn’t replace it with infected software? Can I get a backdoor in my operating system from installed updates? No, but only with these conditions:

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Ubuntu, Fedora, Mint, Elementary and Others in One USB Flash – How To Create MultiUSB Drive

Kali Linux Multi USB Persistence

Introduction

Sometimes for the sysadmin and demonstration use cases is not enough a USB Flash with one Linux Distribution. Today the big USB Flash is cheap and time to want more. GUI applications like YUMI can’t build a bootable image from my images.

How to Linux boot? Here is a very basic sheme:
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11 Years of Ubuntu: Time to Remember The First Version – 4.10 (2004)

“Ubuntu” is an ancient African word, meaning “humanity to others”. Ubuntu also means “I am what I am because of who we all are”. The Ubuntu Linux distribution brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the software world.

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Ubuntu Snappy in Action – New Generation of Software Management in Linux

Snappy Ubuntu Core is the system for cloud container deployments, bringing transactional/atomar updates using in container platform. General concept – you don’t need an apt-get or other package manager, snappy can manipulate with basic system and application. Installing version a, b, c of software is very easy without dependency hell.

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Nova OS 4.0 Action – Cuban National OS (Linux)

Nova is a Cuban Linux Distro launched in February 2009, sponsored by government and developed by the University of Computer Sciences in Havana, Cuba. As said Director of UC: “[t]he free software movement is closer to the ideology of the Cuban people, above all for the independence and sovereignty.”

Desktop Environment — GNOME 3.4. Nova based on Ubuntu 12.04(version >2.1) and also use Wine to run Windows Application (Notes). In the begin of development OS was based on Gentoo Linux and Sabayon. It’s very easy and user-friendly distribution. Nova have the three editions: “Escritorio” (desktop version with GNOME), “Ligero” (lightweight desktop — “Guano”) and “Servidor”(server edition). You can download Nova here. Official website – http://www.nova.cu/ .
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TLHP #20 Happy New Year!

Вот и быстро пролетел 2014 год. Каким он был для Linux-комьюнити и OpenSource? Мы попытались вспомнить все главные события этого года.

    • Systemd стал мейнстримом и увеличил функциональность. The Debian Drama
    • Уязвимости: shellshock, poodle, heartbleed, уязвимость в Git для Windows и Mac, утечка в iCloud
    • Закрытие TrueCrypt
    • BGP форсировал 512k маршрутов. Внедрение IPv6
    • Развитие дистрибутивов. Fedora, RHEL7, Centos, Ubuntu, Pidora

Pidora

  • Mesa и реализация Direct3D
  • Рабочие окружения: GNOME, KDE, LXQt и стагнация в XFCE
  • Mozilla – новый интерфейс, развитие WebIDE и webrtc-видеочата Firefox Hello
  • Tox
  • Облака, CoreOS, Docker, Rocket
  • Mobile: Sailfish, FirefoxOS, Android, Hardware
  • Go и его развитие
  • Github vs блокировка свободных проектов vs Russia
  • Popcorn Time – революция в мире пиратского контента. Падение The Pirate Bay

Также мы попытались определить лучшие открытые проекты и лучших разработчиков в номинациях “Прорыв года”, “Epic Fail”, “Лучший новый открытый проект года”, “Лучший разработчик” и “Лучший креативщик”. Также не забывайте о нашем голосовании “Человек года в Linux/OpenSource”.

Всего наилучшего в 2015 году! Коллектив The Linux Homefront Project.



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