Companies that established open-source program offices over the last few years now need more C-suite oversight to drive education, awareness, and use of open-source software. That sets the stage for an expanded role of open-source program officers.
A work-at-home neighbor, meaning someone with no tech support handy, suffered a seriously malfunctioning computer just hours before a work project was due. Yes, it was Windows!
Linux isn't any one thing, yet it also is. Its ability to mold itself to its hardware and use case context while maintaining a consistent internal structure is what Linux is.
Do you want to run a full Linux desktop installation on your Chromebook without giving up ChromeOS? This alteration will give you access to both complete operating systems running simultaneously so you can move between them with a keyboard shortcut.
Nitrux is a new Linux distro that has the potential to offer a more interesting desktop experience to users looking for a fresh approach to computing -- but it is not there yet.
While Linux malware reached never-before-seen numbers in 2022, the total number of new malware developments among other major computing platforms fell.
In the face of economic headwinds and a worsening problem with code vulnerabilities, 2022 was still a successful year for open source and The Linux Foundation.
Open source received some inciting financial commitments from the folks at Fastly -- and non-monetary help is also flowing freely. Read on to learn the details of the latest open-source industry news.
November put a shining spotlight on the progress open-source technology offers with significant announcements from industry leaders.
Troubles with software supply chain safety have recently grabbed a chunk of negative headline space. That, plus the latest open-source industry news.
Previously, you could only get Tuxedo OS pre-installed on the company's line of computers. Now anyone can try it as a separate distro, making good on its mission statement to have Linux accessible to the general public.
Ubuntu Linux users can now grab some free security help to make keeping up with patches and maintenance easier, data scientists express open-source security concerns, and Chainguard has launched the first Linux OS developed for supply chain security.
It pays to know these Unix basics considering there is often a Unix/Unix-like OS somewhere in the abstraction hierarchy. If that layer is unsound, the whole edifice risks collapse.
Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, introduced the legislation that seeks to address open source software risks in government. The proposed Bill, S. 4913, now awaits action by the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.