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Do I Have to Use a Free/Open Source License?

23 hours 2 minutes ago

Open source? Proprietary? What license should I use to release my software?

A few weeks ago I ran into a neighbor, whom I'll call Leo, while he was out taking his dogs to the park. Leo stopped me to ask about some software he's developing.

"Hey, you do open source stuff for companies, right?" Leo asked. more>>

VM Brasseur

Weekend Reading: All Things Bash

5 days 2 hours ago
Bash is a shell and command language. It is distributed widely as the default login shell for most Linux distributions. We've rounded up some of the most popular Bash-related articles for your weekend reading.


Carlie Fairchild

Oracle Patches Spectre for Red Hat

6 days 23 hours ago

Red Hat's Spectre remediation currently requires new microcode for a complete fix, which leaves most x86 processors vulnerable as they lack this update. Oracle has released new retpoline kernels which completely remediate Meltdown and Spectre on all compatible CPUs, which I install and test on CentOS here. more>>

Charles Fisher