August 25, 2016

Timeline Of The Most Important Events In 25 Years Of Linux

Linux is 25 years old now. It’s unbelievable that a project that started out as a hobby of a 21 years old student would later change the world of computing. Today, Linux stands as one of the most successful software in the history.

I talked about interesting facts about Linux on its 24th birthday. I am not going to talk about Linux and achievements. I am not going to show where Linux stands in terms of numbers.

Instead, I am going to list you the timeline of 25 years of Linux. It’s not the complete timeline with all the important events of last 25 years of Linux. It is rather a list of the most important event each year in the last 25 years. I welcome your suggestions and additions to the list in

August 25, 2016 16:08

August 23, 2016

Fedora 25 Linux OS to Arrive on November 15, Ship with Wayland by Default

Wayland will be enabled on the Fedora Workstation edition

The Fedora Project is currently working very hard on the next major version of the popular GNU/Linux computer operating system, Fedora 25, bringing you all the latest and modern technologies.

Wayland is a modern technology, the next generation display server designed as a drop-in replacement for the old X.Org Server or X11 as many of you out there might want to call the display server almost all GNU/Linux distributions are currently using by default. But there are many security-released issues with X11 that for some reason can't be fixed, so it's time for the open-source ecosystem to adopt Wayland.

August 23, 2016 14:59

August 22, 2016

Styrelsemöte 31 augusti – välkomna!

DFRI:s nästa styrelsemöte hålls onsdagen den 31 augusti, från kl.18.00 på Tekniska Museet i Stockholm.

Vi beräknas hålla på i ca 1,5 timme. Dagordningen hittar ni här.

Alla medlemmar är välkomna. Anmäl dig per mejl på om du vill delta.


av Linda Sandberg den August 22, 2016 08:41

August 17, 2016

Thunderbird Email: In-Depth

Thunderbird email is one of the most influential email clients in computer history, offering a range of advantages over other email clients.

The Thunderbird email client is a true standard. Over the years, there have been countless email clients for various operating systems. None has come close to making the impact on the open source community of Mozilla's Thunderbird. In this article, I’ll dive deep into what makes Thunderbird email relevant in 2016.

Thunderbird Email emerges from Minotaur

Thunderbird email has a long history.

August 17, 2016 06:53