Tag Archives: Microsoft

The Linux Foundation Says We Should ‘Celebrate’ Microsoft Buying GitHub

github logoNot everyone is thrilled by news that Microsoft is buying Github — and you might think the Linux Foundation is among them. Well, it isn’t. The head of the Linux Foundation says the Microsoft snapping up GitHub is “good news” for the open source community. He also reckons that, rather than sneer about it, we ought to “celebrate […]

This post, The Linux Foundation Says We Should ‘Celebrate’ Microsoft Buying GitHub, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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GitHub’s New CEO Did a Reddit AMA, This is What he Said

It’s been a crazy week. News that Microsoft is buying GitHub has shocked and stunned the developer community, with reverberations of the deal being mostly keenly felt by those involved with open source projects. Folks are scared and suspicious of Microsoft — bleedin’ Microsoft! — and of it’s motives. Is the GitHub that developers know and love about to […]

This post, GitHub’s New CEO Did a Reddit AMA, This is What he Said, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Microsoft Wants to Buy GitHub, and FOSS Fans are Freaking Out

github logoIs Microsoft about to buy GitHub? According to a Business Insider sources the two companies are in talks about a possible acquisition. The deal, should it come to fruition, would see Microsoft buy GitHub, is reportedly to be valued at a colossal $5 billion. But should open source software enthusiasts be worried by this? GitHub is at the heart of FOSS […]

This post, Microsoft Wants to Buy GitHub, and FOSS Fans are Freaking Out, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Visual Studio Code Updated with a Slew of New Features

Microsoft has released an update to Visual Studio Code, its open-source code editor for Windows, macOS and Linux. Visual Studio Code 1.14 is a sizeable update to the Electron-based editor, and adds a slate of new features, various stability and usability improvements, plus a welcome dose of bug fixes. Notable Improvements Selection has been re-implemented […]

This post, Visual Studio Code Updated with a Slew of New Features, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Hiri Lets You Access Microsoft Exchange Accounts on Linux

hiri linuxLooking for a Linux email client that works with Microsoft Exchange servers, Office365 or Outlook accounts? You’re far from alone. We regularly receive emails and tweets from Ubuntu users who want to know how to set-up a Microsoft Exchange account on Ubuntu so that they can access their work email, calendar, tasks and contacts. Many […]

This post, Hiri Lets You Access Microsoft Exchange Accounts on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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