Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Geek

The Geek section of Fossbytes features trending developments, features, and useful guides on Linux distros, programming, single board computers, and DIY projects. Here you can also browse new stories on various open source technologies and budding projects.

Geek

The Geek section of Fossbytes features trending developments, features, and useful guides on Linux distros, programming, single board computers, and DIY projects. Here you can also browse new stories on various open source technologies and budding projects.
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Why Linus Torvalds Doesn’t Like Using Debian Or Ubuntu Linux?

Short Bytes: In many interviews, Linux creator Linus Torvalds has revealed that he prefers Fedora on his machines. But, why does he refuse to...
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Python, Go, And Scala — Best Programming Languages You Should Learn To Boost Your...

Short Bytes: The 2016 Workforce-Skill Preparedness Report of PayScale, a salary tracking site, is out with many interesting trends related to the current tech...
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How Linux Is Built — How Does It Affect Your Daily Lives?

Short Bytes: Linux secretly plays one of the biggest parts in our technology-filled lives by running our phones, computers, websites, ATMs, power plants, routers...
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Why Should Every Developer Contribute To Open Source Software?

Short Bytes: Since the beginning of the free and open source software movement, a lot has changed. Today, open technologies are being used by millions...
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Do You Think “Girls Can’t Code”? This Video Series Is Here To Tell You...

Short Bytes: Do you think that girls can't code? To break such stereotypes and start a much-needed conversation, a non-profit organization Girls Who Code...
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$1 Open Source Hacking Board Is Here For Programming And Electronics 

Short Bytes: To make the process of learning programming and DIYing easier and cheaper, One Dollar Board's crowdfunding campaign has arrived on Indiegogo. The...
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Scratch Blocks — Google And MIT Develop An Open Source Programming Language For Young...

Short Bytes: Google and MIT have come up with a programming language called Scratch Blocks for kids. It is based on the Google's Blockly technology which...
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Linus Torvalds Releases Linux 4.6 With New Features — Download Now

Short Bytes: After seven release candidates, the Linux 4.6 kernel was officially released by Linus Torvalds on May 15. As the third major Linux...
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History Of Xenix — Microsoft’s Forgotten Unix-based Operating System

Short Bytes: Long before Linus Torvalds wrote Linux, Microsoft was the king of Unix world. The company, somehow, developed Xenix, the most popular version...
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Italian Military Adopts Open Source LibreOffice And Saves 29 Million

Short Bytes: As a result of last year's announcement that Italian Ministry of Defence will ditch Microsoft's Office suite and adopt open source LibreOffice,...