Category Archives: FOSS Stories

Google Introduces KataOS, as a Security-based Open-source Operating System 

By | December 22, 2022

The need for a straightforward approach to constructing verifiably secure encryption methods for embedded hardware has never been greater, what with the proliferation of smart gadgets that gather and analyse data from their surroundings. If the security of the gadgets we use every day can’t be rigorously verified, then hackers might potentially gain access to… Read More »

The Latest GNOME 43, “Guadalajara”, Released See What’s New

By | October 19, 2022

The GNOME project has announced the immediate availability and release of version 43 after putting in a lot of effort over the past six months. The most recent version of GNOME has a plethora of enhancements, some of which include a revamped Files app, an updated fast settings menu, and improved cooperation with hardware security.… Read More »

Facts You Should know About Pyscript: A web Development Framework

By | May 31, 2022

There is a new and you could say shinning web framework in the works – Pyscript. Pyscript is an open-source web framework that allows users to create and implement rich Python applications in the web browser using HTML’s interface with essential web tools to bring an easy web experience to users. The Pyscript web framework hopes to… Read More »

New Linux Foundation Open Source Programming Courses Offers for FOSS Developers.

By | January 28, 2022

The Linux Foundation has announced the launch of three new edX training courses covering Linux, Git, and other open-source development tools. A Professional Certificate in Open Source Software Development, Linux, and Git can be earned by taking the courses individually or in combination. Jerry Cooperstein, PhD, who has been working with Linux since 1994 and… Read More »

WebMaker APP: Offline Web Development Play-Ground

By | August 20, 2019

The true Open-source alternative to CODEPEN for offline web development. WebMaker app (WMA) is a free and open-source front-end web development application. A good way to describe it is as an offline version of codepen. Codepen is one piece of software that has come to play a very important role in my front-end developer journey.… Read More »

Why Microsoft Creates it Own Linux-based Operating System for IoT.

By | June 26, 2019

Microsoft creates a new operating system (OS) for internet of things (IoT) devices – the Azure sphere. And guess what, it based on Linux. Yeah that’s correct. It is the first time Microsoft has publicly released an operating system running the Linux kernel. Of course, looking beyond the surface, this should not be surprising. IoT… Read More »

Get Free Unlimited Private Repositories From GitHub

By | January 11, 2019

GitHub has announced that it now allows unlimited private repositories (“repos” for short). For those who don’t know, GitHub is an online code-hosting platform using the open-source version control software system called git. Code stored on GitHub can be modified and improved upon any an individual developer or group of developers; and any changes made… Read More »

Extern OS: the Linux you wish you had

By | October 26, 2018

One of the beautiful aspect of the Linux world is the availability of a variety of Linux distributions (ditros) to choose from. Ranging from the ones that powers space hardware (like rockets and the ISS) to the ones that can power your refrigerator; Linux has it all. Popular ones you would likely hear about include… Read More »

Graphic Server for IoT, mir, released

By | October 11, 2018

Mir is a wonderful software product from  Canonical, the makers of Ubuntu Linux. It has announced the release of mir application (mir 1.0.0). The very first major release by the Mir team.     Mir is graphics rendering server that can be used to render graphics on the screen of internet of things (IoT) devices. It… Read More »

Ubuntu Linux is everywhere and connecting everything

By | July 19, 2018

Ubuntu Linux is a very user-friendly desktop distribution (distro) of Linux that has played a significant role in bringing the Linux operating system to the ‘general’ public of computer users. It had become a success story of the strengths of the free and open-source software methodology of design software. Many people have come to fall… Read More »