US launches website to share open-source software code

The US government has just launched its latest website, Code.gov with the aim of preventing the replication of code across government agencies in order to conserve valuable time and resources. The site, which was launched on Thursday, already contains almost 50 open-source projects from a number of government agencies. Code.gov is the product of the Federal Source Code policy that was first announced in August by the White House. The site’s goal is to provide new custom source code that can be reused across government agencies to cut down on replicating code which is a waste of government expenses and… [Continue Reading]


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8 superb — and cheap — Raspberry Pi alternatives

As great as the Raspberry Pi is — and let’s be honest, all of the devices in that family are excellent, especially for the money — it’s not the only such device available to buy, and some of the rival systems are arguably better as they come with Wi-Fi built-in, and other tricks, such as the ability to double as a wireless router, run Android, or display on-board scrolling messages. While there are plenty of pricier (and therefore more powerful) options available, I’ve focused on the more affordable choices here — ones that match, or better, the Raspberry Pi for… [Continue Reading]


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Homebrew 1.1.0

Today I’d like to announce Homebrew 1.1.0. We’ve had a great response to Homebrew 1.0.0 and been iterating on our work there. That 1.1.0 follows 1.0.9 is a happy coincidence due to breaking changes; in the future we may have a e.g. 1.1.10.

1.1.0 contains some breaking changes:

Some of the changes since 1.0.0 I’d like to highlight are the following:

Enjoy using Homebrew!


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You Don’t Have To Buy A New Car To Use Android Auto Now And It’s Great

If you’re like me and you need to use Google Maps to navigate everywhere, including the Jimmy John’s that’s only 1.3 miles away and, like me, you don’t drive a car compatible with Android Auto, you should go ahead and download it right now anyway. That’s because it’s now available to use on your phone, and it’s flipping fantastic.Read more…


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Netrunner Desktop 16.09 “Avalon” Linux OS Is Out with Kernel 4.7, KDE Plasma 5.7

 softpedia: Based on the latest software repositories from Debian GNU/Linux 8 “Jessie,” Netrunner Desktop 16.09 “Avalon” is powered by the Linux 4.7 kernel


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Microsoft open sources its Azure Container Service Engine and launches deeper Kubernetes integration

 The open source Kubernetes container management project is probably the most popular of the various competing container management services available today. The Cloud Native Compute Foundation, which plays host to the open source side of Kubernetes, is hosting its first Kubernetes conference this week and unsurprisingly, we’ll see quite a bit of container-related news in the next few… Read More


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