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ITTIA and E2S Equip Call Centers with Android Mobility

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 02:05:21 AM
ITTIA DB SQL enables Android tablets to access call center data stored in an existing database backend, resulting in greater efficiency, and a significant time and cost saving.

New Products

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 01:08:10 AM
A roundup of new releases of Linux-related products.

How to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 12:10:59 AM
In today's open source roundup: Use Crouton to run Ubuntu on your Chromebook. Plus: The Register reviews Linux Mint 17.1, and part two of how to run Linux on Android devices.

Sponsored Tiles now live in Firefox

Monday 24th of November 2014 11:13:48 PM
To refresh your memory, back in February (2014), Mozilla announced that some of the tiles in a new tab page in Firefox will be sponsored. In other words, ads from Mozilla partners. Note that you need to be using Firefox 33.1 to see sponsored tiles. They’re not available in Firefox 33.0 and earlier.

How to play audio on another Fedora system

Monday 24th of November 2014 10:16:37 PM
A Fedora laptop is perfect for your everyday tasks, such as Web browsing or listening to media. But as we all know, laptops often lack “oomph” for sound, because they use small speakers that keep them light and easy to carry. Good speakers are usually too heavy to fit into most laptops. If you have nicer computer speakers, chances are you have them hooked to a desktop or other non-portable computer.

How VMs access metadata via qrouter-namespace in Juno

Monday 24th of November 2014 09:19:26 PM
It is actually an update of http://techbackground.blogspot.ie/2013/06/metadata-via-quantum-router.html for Neutron on Juno ( original blog considers Quantum implementation on Grizzly ). From my standpoint understanding of core architecture of Neutron openstack flow in regards of nova-api metadata service access (and getting proper response from nova-api ) by VMs launching via nova causes a lot of problems due to leak of understanding of core concepts.

Open Food Network connects you with local, sustainable food

Monday 24th of November 2014 08:22:15 PM
Open Food Network is a food hub, a connector between small farmers and places to sell their local, sustainable food. Find them on GitHub.Interest in sustainable, local food has grown by leaps and bounds in the past decade. Consumers think more and more about what they are eating and they want food that is sustainably produced, healthy, and safe. Local and organic food purchases hardly missed a beat through the recession. Big companies even started putting the word “natural” on their products hoping to ride the trend. Cynical marketing aside, sustainable, local food is important for a variety of reasons. Larger farms’ grain and livestock production has led to the development of a dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico the size of Indiana. Processed food with added sugar contributes to record levels of obesity and preventable disease. So-called "super weeds" are springing up, immune to broadly applied Roundup and other herbicides.

Wormhole in Interstellar Movie Designed with a Linux OS

Monday 24th of November 2014 07:25:04 PM
The Interstellar movie has been released not long ago and it was an instant success, despite some of the criticism that has been expressed by a number of physicists. To make thinks even more interesting, at least for Linux users, it looks like the production team used Linux to built the black hole in the movie.

Chromixium Alpha 7a

Monday 24th of November 2014 06:27:53 PM
Chromixium Alpha 7a is available for testing. Chromixium is a project to recreate the functionality, look and feel of Google's Chrome OS on a conventional desktop, GNU/Linux base system. I wanted to provide a better all-round user experience and after some feedback I decided to make 2 important additions to the ISO, language packs and Gnome Network Manager.

Pear OS Linux Concept Revived as Pearl Linux 1.0

Monday 24th of November 2014 05:30:42 PM
Pear OS Linux was a very successful Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that wanted to provide an experience similar to Mac OS X. That operating system is gone now, but Pearl Linux wants to replace it.

HTML5 vs native: Harry Coder and the mudblood mobile app princes

Monday 24th of November 2014 04:33:31 PM
Developers just want their ideas to generate moneyHTML5 has offered salvation from the tyranny of apps for years, yet most mobile developers resolutely refuse to embrace the web. Despite HTML’s familiarity and promise of cross-device compatibility, native’s superior tooling and performance have convinced a generation of developers to go all in on native.…

New Linux OS That Respects Google's Material Design Is in the Works

Monday 24th of November 2014 03:36:20 PM
Google's new Material Design approach proved to be a real success and now Linux developers are looking to make a new distribution that is capable of adhering to those guidelines, which is actually something new in the ecosystem.

What Can You Do For Linux Gaming?

Monday 24th of November 2014 02:39:09 PM
An editorial talking about what you can do for Linux gaming. Including when to buy games, and what distribution to use to make sure you get support.

We have a winner! Fresh Linux Mint 17.1 -- hands down the best

Monday 24th of November 2014 01:41:58 PM
Beats Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, ElementaryReview Linux Mint 17.1 is the first example of what the Mint project team can do when they're focused on their own system rather than on making the latest Ubuntu work with Mint.…

How to install LAMP stack on Ubuntu server

Monday 24th of November 2014 12:44:47 PM
LAMP stack is a popular open source software platform for powering database-driven web applications on Linux. LAMP itself is an acronym for Linux, Apache web server, MariaDB database, and PHP dynamic server-side programming language. This tutorial will present a step by step procedure on installing LAMP stack on Ubuntu server, and also guide you to […]Continue reading...The post How to install LAMP stack on Ubuntu server appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to install LAMP stack (Apache, MariaDB/MySQL and PHP) on CentOS How to install LAMP server on Ubuntu How to secure a LAMP server on CentOS or RHEL How to install LEMP stack (nginx, MariaDB/MySQL and PHP) on CentOS How to run SQL queries against Apache log files on Linux

SUSE invests in software-defined storage

Monday 24th of November 2014 04:08:56 AM
SUSE, the enterprise Linux company, is working on its own storage solution using open-source Ceph: SUSE Storage.

Linux Namespaces: Powerful Isolation & OS Level Virtualization

Monday 24th of November 2014 03:11:45 AM
Starting in kernel 2.6.24, Linux supports 6 different types of namespaces. Namespaces are useful in creating processes that are more isolated from the rest of the system, without needing to use full low level virtualization technology.

As Expected: Trial Lawyers Made A Huge Miscalculation In Killing Recent Patent Reform

Monday 24th of November 2014 02:14:34 AM
Back in May, we wrote about how, despite pretty much everyone agreeing on a (decent, if not amazing) patent reform bill in the Senate, the whole thing got shot down at the last minute. That was when the trial lawyers called Senator Harry Reid, asking him to kill the whole thing, which he did by telling Senator Patrick Leahy that he wouldn't allow the bill to go to the floor for a vote. This came after months of detailed negotiations, getting nearly everyone into agreement on the bill, which would have made life at least somewhat more difficult for patent trolls.

Competition: Win a PiKon telescope

Sunday 23rd of November 2014 08:34:04 PM
Write code to improve this Pi-powered telescope and you could win one of your own

Battle for Wesnoth 1.12.0 Is a Complex Turn-Based Strategy For Linux

Sunday 23rd of November 2014 05:44:44 PM
The Battle for Wesnoth is free, turn-based tactical strategy game that features both single-player and online/hotseat multiplayer combat. The developers have just updated it after a long hiatus.

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Quad-core media player runs Kodi/XBMC on OpenElec Linux

SolidRun’s tiny, $100 “CuBoxTV” media player runs OpenElec Linux and Kodi (formerly XBMC) on a quad-core i.MX6 SoC, and offers 100Mbps+ video decoding. The CuBoxTV is the first Freescale i.MX6 based media player to run the Kodi (formerly XBMC) multimedia distribution, says Israel-based SolidRun. CuBoxTV is closely based on the company’s latest i.MX6 based CuBox mini-PC, which now sells for $80 to $140, depending on the number of Cortex-A9 i.MX6 cores and other features. The CuBoxTV, which is available only with the quad-core i.MX6 SoC, goes for a sale price of $100. Read more

Canonical Is Still Considering Turning the Phone into a Mini-PC

Canonical is working to complete their idea of convergence with the launch of Ubuntu Touch, a new operating system for mobile devices. The desktop flavor of Ubuntu will eventually share the same code with the mobile one, and their plans go even further than that. Read more

Bq Introduces More Android Devices, But Still No Ubuntu Phones

Bq held a media event today where many were hoping the first Ubuntu Phone would be officially unveiled, but that was not the case with Ubuntu receiving no mentions during the event. Bq is one of Canonical's first two Ubuntu Phone partners and they had plans to ship the first Ubuntu Phone by the end of 2014. The other phone partner, Meizu, has previously said the MX4 with Ubuntu Touch would come in December. Read more