What is GNU? GNU is a Unix-like operating system that is free software—it respects your freedom. You can install versions of GNU (more precisely, GNU/Linux systems) which are entirely free software. What we provide. The GNU Project was launched in 1984 to develop the GNU system. The name “GNU” is a recursive acronym for “GNU's Not Unix!”.
March of the Penguin: Ars looks back at 20 years of LinuxThe Linux kernel was originally created by Linus Torvalds, a Finnish computer science student, and first announced to the world on August 25, 1991—exactly 20 years ago today. At the time, Torvalds described his work as a "hobby" and contended that it would not be "big and professional" like the GNU project. But the Linux kernel turned out to be one of the most significant pieces of open source software ever developed. Over the past two decades, it has grown from a humble hobby project into a global phenomenon that runs on everything from low-cost e-book readers to a majority of the world's supercomputers. Here's how it grew. From Freax to Linux
Best Programming Languages to Learn in 2013: The Elite EightUpdated on May 5, 2014 Having spent more than 5 years in software development and the computer programming arena, one of the most common questions I am asked is: This is a question that is asked by beginners, as well as experts.Arch Anywhere – An easy way to install a fully custom Arch Linux systemAbout Arch Anywhere As the name implies, Arch Anywhere let’s you to install a fully functional, custom Arch Linux system with graphical desktop environment and extra software can be installed in minutes without much hassle. Arch anywhere has a graphical installer script that allows the users to easily install Arch Linux with a simple menu system. Arch anywhere is made for especially for beginners, and of course as well as for advanced users too. It has a built-in Arch Linux wiki, so that the users can browse through any pages on the Arch Wiki page. For instance, if you want to refer the ‘Arch Linux beginners guide’, then just type “arch-wiki beginners guide” without quotes.
Top 10 Apps that Boosts Ubuntu’s User Experience1) Ubuntu Tweak Ubuntu Tweak allows changing all the itsy-bitsy pieces of Ubuntu desktop OS. It is the equivalent of TweakUI for Windows. You can achieve the same results by using the gconf-editor tool in Ubuntu. Ubuntu Tweak also helps install third-party upgrades in a simpler fashion so it definitely gives a new boost to your clumsy Ubuntu desktop and increases UserExperience. 2) ScreenletsOpen Source - IrianWe strongly support the open-source movement. As an active member of the community we have joined a wide range of OS projects and support the developers of these projects in many ways. Your advantage from this position is our know-how in usage and development of open-source technology. We know the products on the market, and know how to separate the good from the bad, helping you to speed up your development efforts using Open Source products. We provide consulting, support and training service for all these technologies and a lot more. Metadata based validation with JSF
ListOfOpenSourceProgramsList Of Open-source Programs (LOOP) for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems What is the LOOP list? This is a list of the best open-source applications that run on Windows.The Reverse Engineers ToolkitI remember when I first got started in reverse engineering. Well, let’s be honest. It was cracking commercial software. but I digress. Anyway, when one first starts getting introduced to this world, it doesn’t take long to learn a very important tenet: Tools are King.
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