Open-source News

Automate testing for website errors with this Python tool - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 15:01

As a technical search-engine optimizer, I'm often called in to coordinate website migrations, new site launches, analytics implementations, and other areas that affect sites' online visibility and measurement to limit risk. Many companies generate a substantial portion of monthly recurring revenue from users finding their products and services through search engines. Although search engines have gotten good at handling poorly formatted code, things can still go wrong in development that adversely affects how search engines index and display pages for users.

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Build your own open source alternative to Google Suite with Nextcloud - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 15:00

A few years ago, I installed Nextcloud for a local theatre and museum that was looking for an on-premises cloud solution. As an advocate for open source, I always seek out open source options first, and Nextcloud was the most-common open source cloud solution among my peers. I've also used it for some personal projects, but I hadn't looked at it in a while.

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The Best Linux Distributions for Beginners in 2020

Tecmint - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 14:00
Traditionally, Linux was a reserve for developers, system administrators, and Enterprise users for hosting websites and other applications. There was a time when Linux posed a great deal of complexity to beginners and simply

5G core adoption the open way with Red Hat OpenShift

Red Hat News - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 12:00

Red Hat continues to drive support of an open 5G infrastructure to help drive accelerated adoption of cloud-native technologies for our communications service provider (CSP) customers and partners. As operators look to offer new revenue generating services, the importance of scalability, flexibility and security become critical for the smooth evolution of their networks.

What we learned shifting Red Hat’s premier event to a virtual experience

Red Hat News - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 12:00

"Learn to pivot" has been the mantra for 2020. Like most businesses, March 2020 was a challenging time for us on the Red Hat marketing team. With COVID-19 spreading across the world, and businesses sending their employees to work from home, it became clear that Red Hat Summit, scheduled to be hosted in April in San Francisco, could not go on as planned. 

RenderDoc 1.9 Released - The Open-Source Graphics Debugging Tool Gets Even Better

Phoronix - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 12:00
RenderDoc as the open-source, cross-platform, cross graphics API debugger tool for profiling and analyzing issues across Vulkan / Direct3D / OpenGL / GLES continues getting even better with its advanced tool set...

GNOME OS Is Taking Shape But Its To Serve For Testing The Desktop

Phoronix - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 09:15
The virtual GNOME conference kicked off today, GUADEC 2020, and one of the talks was focused on running "GNOME OS" on real hardware...

LLVMpipe Gallium3D Driver Now Exposes OpenGL 4.3

Phoronix - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 08:55
It was just at the start of July that the LLVMpipe software driver gained OpenGL 4.0 support at long last. Days after that milestone OpenGL 4.2 support was reached for this driver that offers OpenGL acceleration atop CPUs either for fallback purposes or a vendor-neutral debug path. Now just days before the Mesa 20.2 branching, OpenGL 4.3 support has been cleared!..