opensource.com: Joan Touzet of the Apache Software Foundation will keynote this year's Texas Linux Fest.
HowToForge: Nmap is a free and open source network discovery and security auditing utility that is widely used in the Linux users community as it is simple to use yet very powerful.
The Debian team has decided to upgrade the Debian Installer Stretch Alpha 2 and the project is now using Linux kernel 4.1, an upgrade from the previous 4.0 branch.
LinuxGizmos: Samsung debuted two Android phablets, teased a round Tizen watch amid rumors of a "Z3" Tizen phone, and touted a $100 million investment in Tizen for IoT.
Vista 10 Inherently Broken, Anti-Competitive (Against GNU/Linux and Free Software), Privacy-Infringing, and Definitely Not Secure
techrights: A roundup of recent reports about Windows 10, which is akin to Windows Vista in many ways
xmodulo: If you are one of those stock investors or traders, monitoring the stock market will be one of your daily routines.
InternetNews: As part of the kickoff for the Linuxcon Containercon conference here there was An Evening with Containers on August 16.
ServerWatch:"IBM is betting big on open on the mainframe"
ItRunsOnLinux: Just a month after the final release of VirtualBox 5, VirtualBox 5.0.2 is released.
softpedia: KaOS is a Linux distribution built from scratch that makes use of a customized KDE desktop environment, and that follows a rolling release model.
Linus Torvalds: So for most releases these days, rc7 is our last rc, and next week would be the final 4.2 release.
Linux.com: One of the strongest trends in IT infrastructure is the move towards building strong, open ecosystems that drive innovation and share the benefits from those innovations
ItRunsOnLinux: Emu-OS is a new Linux-Distro, packed with a collection of game-console emulators & an easy-to-use user interface.
It's hard to believe that The GNOME Project started its life 18 years ago, but that's the truth and its developers are preparing to celebrate the occasion.
The Ardour project is pleased to announce the release of 4.2.
xmodulo: If you want to see the number of threads per process in Linux environments, there are several ways to do it.
xmodulo: Since the Oracle's acquisition of MySQL, a lot of MySQL developers and users moved away from MySQL due to Oracle's more close-door stance on MySQL development and maintenance.
LinuxGizmos: Via announced a compact, rugged, fanless box-PC based on an unpublicized 1.2GHz quad-core Eden X4 CPU, with numerous I/O and wireless options, including 3G.