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  • Top 4 Quality Assurance Software of the Week
    by Community Team on August 18, 2017 at 4:20 am

    This blog series features the top-performing projects on SourceForge under specific categories. This week, we feature the top 4 Quality Assurance Software of the Week available on SourceForge. Quality assurance is an essential part of every software development project. By upholding set standards it ensures the smooth delivery of software, keeps conflicts at bay and […] The post Top 4 Quality Assurance Software of the Week appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • Distribution Release: feren OS 2017.08
    by distro@distrowatch.com on August 18, 2017 at 12:23 am

    The feren OS distribution is a desktop operating system based on Linux Mint that ships with the Cinnamon desktop environment. The project has announced that it is moving forward as a rolling release distribution, based off Linux Mint 18.2. The new snapshot features a number of other improvements,.... […]

  • Distribution Release: Raspbian 2017-08-16
    by distro@distrowatch.com on August 17, 2017 at 1:46 pm

    Raspbian is a special build of the Debian operating system for Raspberry Pi computers. The Raspbian project has released a new version of their operating system which is now based on Debian 9 "Stretch". "It's now just under two years since we released the Jessie version of Raspbian..... […]

  • Today in Tech – 1890
    by Community Team on August 16, 2017 at 4:24 am

    On this day in 1890 the United States Census Bureau announced the current population of the country at that time which was over 62 million, a figure tabulated for the first time using the Hollerith Census Machine. The machine was invented by Herman Hollerith and could process almost 10 times the number of census data […] The post Today in Tech – 1890 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • Development Release: LibreELEC 8.1.0 Beta
    by distro@distrowatch.com on August 15, 2017 at 1:25 pm

    LibreELEC is a multi-platform, minimal operating system for running the Kodi media centre. The project has released a new development snapshot, LibreELEC 8.1.0 Beta. The new snapshot swaps out the LibreSSL security library for OpenSSL, introduces SMB3 protocol support via Samba 4.6, and introduces several driver and firmware.... […]

  • Distribution Release: Solus 3
    by distro@distrowatch.com on August 15, 2017 at 2:04 am

    Solus is an independently-developed desktop Linux distribution. While the distribution is available in three editions (Budgie, GNOME and MATE), the project is perhaps best known for its work showcasing the Budgie desktop environment on a rolling-release platform. The project's latest release, Solus 3, features Firefox 55, LibreOffice 5.4,.... […]

  • Development Release: NuTyX 9.0.93
    by distro@distrowatch.com on August 14, 2017 at 9:25 pm

    NuTyX is a French distribution built from Linux From Scratch and featuring the cards package manager. The latest development snapshot, NuTyX 9.0.93, features a new release of cards, version 2.3.93, and version 4.12.7 of the Linux kernel. "The NuTyX team is please to announce the 9.0.93 release of.... […]

  • Projects of the Week, August 14, 2017
    by Community Team on August 14, 2017 at 4:24 am

    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: Clonezilla Clonezilla is a partition and disk imaging/cloning program similar to True Image®. It saves and restores only used blocks in hard drive. Two types of Clonezilla are available, Clonezilla live and Clonezilla SE (Server Edition). [ Download Clonezilla […] The post Projects of the Week, August 14, 2017 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 725
    by distro@distrowatch.com on August 14, 2017 at 12:07 am

    This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: openSUSE Leap 42.3News: Debian disables old TLS versions, using Flatpak to backport packages, changes planned for Ubuntu 17.10Questions and answers: Gaming on LinuxReleased last week: Tails 3.1, GParted 0.29.0-1, OSGeo-Live 11.0Torrent corner: GParted, IPFire, Karoshi, LuninuX, OSGeo-Live, Runtu, TailsOpinion poll: Gaming on.... […]

  • Community Health: What Should You Be Measuring?
    by Community Team on August 11, 2017 at 4:16 am

    Growth. It’s the standard by which we measure health and success. With open source projects however, growth is not always synonymous to success. In some cases, there can be a significant growth in community, but a decrease in overall contributions. Or the software may be expanding in scope, and yet fails to entice new users […] The post Community Health: What Should You Be Measuring? appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • Development Release: GhostBSD 11.1-ALPHA1
    by distro@distrowatch.com on August 10, 2017 at 2:38 am

    Eric Turgeon has announced the availability of the initial alpha build of GhostBSD 11.1, an upcoming new release of the project's desktop-oriented operating system based on FreeBSD 11.1 and featuring MATE and Xfce environments: "This first alpha development release of GhostBSD 11.1 is ready for testing. All MATE.... […]

  • Distribution Release: Tails 3.1
    by distro@distrowatch.com on August 9, 2017 at 3:23 pm

    The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) is a Debian-based live DVD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user. The Tails project has released a new version, Tails 3.1, which is based on Debian 9 "Stretch" and contains mostly minor changes and bug fixes. The.... […]

  • Distribution Release: OSGeo-Live 11.0
    by distro@distrowatch.com on August 9, 2017 at 11:36 am

    OSGeo-Live is a live desktop distribution based on Lubuntu that allows the user to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software. The project's latest release, OSGeo-Live 11.0, introduces several changes and strips out a number of default applications: "This release has been a major reboot, with.... […]

  • Today in Tech – 1927
    by Community Team on August 9, 2017 at 4:31 am

    On this day in 1927 cognitive scientist and computer pioneer Marvin Minsky was born. Minsky was born in New York City and received a B.A. in mathematics from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Princeton University. He joined the staff at MIT in 1958 where he and his colleague John McCarthy founded the […] The post Today in Tech – 1927 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • Distribution Release: GParted Live 0.29.0-1
    by distro@distrowatch.com on August 9, 2017 at 1:28 am

    Curtis Gedak has announced the release of GParted Live 0.29.0-1, the latest upgrade to the popular live CD with a collection of specialist tools dedicated to managing disk partitions and rescuing files. This release includes the new GParted 0.29.0 software and fixes a couple of bugs: "The GParted.... […]

  • Projects of the Week, August 7, 2017
    by Community Team on August 7, 2017 at 4:20 am

    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: Peace Equalizer, UI for Equalizer APO Peace equalizer is a user interface for Equalizer APO http://sourceforge.net/projects/equalizerapo by Jonas Thedering. Besides a Windows equalizer, Peace has an effects panel, a graph window and more. In short: Peace is an equalizer […] The post Projects of the Week, August 7, 2017 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • August 2017, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – IssabelPBX
    by Community Team on August 4, 2017 at 4:37 am

    For our August “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected IssabelPBX, a Free Open Source Software that Unifies communications in a single platform and allows you to build communication tools for businesses. It is based on an Elastix® fork (currently purchased by 3CX) to provide the community with continuity, peace of mind and support […] The post August 2017, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – IssabelPBX appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • Today in Tech – 1902
    by Community Team on August 2, 2017 at 4:04 am

    On this day in 1902 accomplished mathematician and one of the earliest female computer pioneers Mina Spiegel Rees was born. Rees was born in Cleveland, Ohio but grew up in New York City where she received her formal education. She graduated valedictorian from Hunter College High School and Summa cum laude at Hunter College. She […] The post Today in Tech – 1902 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • August 2017, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – Lazarus
    by Community Team on August 1, 2017 at 4:21 am

    For our August “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected Lazarus, a stable and feature-rich visual programming environment for the FreePascal Compiler. It supports the creation of self-standing graphical and console applications. Developer Mattias Gaertner shared some thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction. SourceForge (SF): Tell me about the Lazarus project […] The post August 2017, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – Lazarus appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • Projects of the Week, July 31, 2017
    by Community Team on July 31, 2017 at 4:25 am

    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: deepin deepin is a distribution that aims to provide an elegant, user-friendly, and stable operating system. [ Download deepin ] Manjaro Community Torrents This project is for download the Manjaro Officials and Community releases using a bittorrent client (console […] The post Projects of the Week, July 31, 2017 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • Grow Your Community by Cultivating a Winning Culture
    by Community Team on July 28, 2017 at 4:20 am

    Culture is one of the most important aspects of open source communities. It is culture that defines what a community is all about, what motivates its members and unites them. It can also be what helps a community grow. While the software is primarily what attracts developers to a project, the community and its culture […] The post Grow Your Community by Cultivating a Winning Culture appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • Today in Tech – 1996
    by Community Team on July 26, 2017 at 4:23 am

    On this day in 1996 telecommunications giant AT&T and Microsoft announced their alliance to promote Microsoft’s World Wide Web browser, Internet Explorer. The move was designed to allow both companies to gain easier entrance into the rapidly growing Internet business at the time. Under the deal both companies were to promote and jointly distribute Internet […] The post Today in Tech – 1996 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • Projects of the Week, July 24, 2017
    by Community Team on July 24, 2017 at 4:29 am

    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: Eclipse Checkstyle Plug-in The Eclipse Checkstyle plug-in integrates the Checkstyle Java code auditor into the Eclipse IDE. The plug-in provides real-time feedback to the user about violations of rules that check for coding style and possible error prone code […] The post Projects of the Week, July 24, 2017 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • “Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – September 2017
    by Community Team on July 21, 2017 at 4:14 am

    The vote for September 2017 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until August 15, 2017 12:00 UTC. To cast your vote, please visit the link above. Votes left in the comments section of this blog post will not be counted. Parrot Security OS Parrot Security OS is a […] The post “Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – September 2017 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]

  • Today in Tech – 1983
    by Community Team on July 19, 2017 at 4:14 am

    On this day in 1983 radiologist Michael W. Vannier of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St. Louis, along with his colleagues J. Marsh (Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Deformities Institute, St. Louis Children’s Hospital) and J. Warren (McDonnell Aircraft Company) published the first three-dimensional reconstruction of single computed tomography (CT) slices of the human head. […] The post Today in Tech – 1983 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog. […]