Simon Voice Control Controlling Linux with voice inputFeb 22, 2013
Simon is a sophisticated speech recognition tool with easy access to two powerful speech recognition engines, Julius and CMU Sphinx.more »
Welcome EditorialFeb 22, 2013
A closed-source code base is a huge, ever-fading inertial mass. When it begins, with those first exhilarating lines, or even up through the first few releases, you can truly say that you are writing it. But after a while, it is more like you are tending it – or feeding it. It becomes an investment, an asset, a castle you are protecting, which means all your strategies are defensive and your dreams will not stray far from your spot of holy ground.more »
- Google Releases C++ B-Tree Template Library
- Oracle Releases MySQL 5.6
- Eclipse Releases Hudson 3.0
Doghouse – Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi produces a “step function in fun”Feb 22, 2013
The Raspberry Pi computer has rekindled interest in tinkering with hardware and created a market for products combining the tiny computer with customized software.more »
- Anonymous hacktivists launch Operation Last Resort
- KDE 4.10 released
- News Bites
Dell Goes Private
- Dell to buy back stock
- Fedora 18 released
- LibreOffice 4.0 out
- RaspPi Camera
- Tech unemployment less than half national average
- Linux Foundation UEFI fix
Kernel team leader suggests new strategy based around LTS versions.more »
- NVidia gaming device
- Qt 5.0 Released
- Oracle NoSQL DB 2.0
- SuperSpeed USB 3.0
- FTC ends Google investigation
- Samba implements Windows AD
- News Bites
- Ubuntu launches a new phone OS
- Samsung announces Tizen phone
- Perl turns 25
Big Data DB
- vert.x project leader
- Apache Cassandra v1.2 released
- HPC app contest
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.