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The FOSS Force News Wire pulls mostly FOSS related news stories from a variety of sources and is updated every 30 minutes. The News Wire is also available as an RSS feed at http://fossforce.com/newswire.

  • Kernel prepatch 5.15-rc7
    The 5.15-rc7 kernel prepatch is out, rather later than would have normally been expected due to Linus's travel schedule. But please do give it a good testing to make sure we've shaken out any issues. I have yet more travel coming up next week, so it would be very convenient... Read more
    Source: Linux World News Published: 38 minutes ago By corbet
  • Microsoft’s U-Turn After Open Source Outcry Over ‘Hot Reload’ Decision
    Microsoft discovers that no matter how much control it wants over .NET, an open source foundation is ultimately controlled by its community. The post Microsoft’s U-Turn After Open Source Outcry Over ‘Hot Reload’ Decision appeared first on FOSS Force.... Read more
    Source: FOSS Force Published: 49 minutes ago By Christine Hall
  • today's leftovers
    Linux 5.16 Will Be A Great Christmas Gift For Open-Source Fans With Many New Features - Phoronix While Linux 5.15 isn't even making its debut for another week or two, there is already a lot to look forward to when it comes to Linux 5.16. Here is a look... Read more
    Source: Tux Machines Published: 1 hour ago By Roy Schestowitz
  • Programming Leftovers
    Josef Strzibny: Preloading Rails applications in production When it’s time to take your application online, there are several decisions to make. Today I would like to talk about application preloading and explain why I prefer preloading applications in production. But first things first. What’s is preloading anyway? Preloading the... Read more
    Source: Tux Machines Published: 1 hour ago By Roy Schestowitz
  • today's howtos
    How to Install Shutter on Linux to Take Screenshots A screenshot app is a basic yet important utility that everyone turns out to every once in a while. Although most Linux distros are capable of capturing screenshots by default, having a powerful screenshot app can extend those functionalities even... Read more
    Source: Tux Machines Published: 1 hour ago By Roy Schestowitz
  • IBM/Red Hat: Insights Advisor, AlmaLinux, Layoffs, and Puff Pieces
    Finding and using disabled recommendations in Red Hat Insights Advisor Red Hat Insights is a managed service that continuously analyzes platforms and applications to help enterprises manage hybrid cloud environments. Included with Red Hat subscriptions, Insights uses predictive analytics and deep domain expertise to reduce complex operational tasks from... Read more
    Source: Tux Machines Published: 1 hour ago By Roy Schestowitz
  • Ubuntu Budgie – Ubuntu With Traditional Desktop Experience
    Ubuntu Budgie is an official Ubuntu flavour. Budgie gets its name from the desktop environment it uses, the Budgie Desktop environment. Ubuntu Budgie, which was published as an unofficial Ubuntu flavour in 2016, was swiftly adopted by Ubuntu, which released Ubuntu Budgie 17.04 as the first official Ubuntu flavour... Read more
    Source: Tux Machines Published: 1 hour ago By Roy Schestowitz
  • Security Leftovers
    Security updates for Monday Security updates have been issued by Debian (faad2 and mailman), Fedora (java-11-openjdk, libzapojit, nodejs, python-reportlab, vim, and watchdog), Mageia (ansible, docker-containerd, flatpak, tomcat, and virtualbox), openSUSE (containerd, docker, runc), Oracle (firefox and thunderbird), Red Hat (xstream), Scientific Linux (xstream), SUSE (cairo and containerd, docker, runc),... Read more
    Source: Tux Machines Published: 1 hour ago By Roy Schestowitz
  • Trump Given 30 Days To Have His Social Media Site Comply With Open Source License
    Plenty of people have raised concerns that Donald Trump's sketchy new social media site, Truth Social, is just a lightly reskinned Mastodon, which is violating Mastodon's fairly strict AGPLv3 license. As we had previously discussed, the aggressive (and sloppy) terms of service for the site claim that the code is... Read more
    Source: Techdirt Published: 1 hour ago By Mike Masnick
  • Daily Deal: The Unreal And Unity Game Development For Beginners Bundle
    The Unreal and Unity Game Development for Beginners Bundle has 6 courses to help you master game development and build your own games. You'll learn about Unreal Engine, which is one of the most popular engine choices available for games. You'll also learn the basic concepts, tools, and functions that... Read more
    Source: Techdirt Published: 1 hour ago By Daily Deal