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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Elefant CMS on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with Apache, PHP and MySQL installed on it. Elefant CMS is an open source CMS and web framework written in PHP that allows web developers to create everything from simple websites to complete web applications. This tutorial was tested and written for an Ubuntu VPS, but it should work on any Debian based Linux distribution.
Install Mysql with PHP 7 support in Ubuntu 16.04 server
Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have developed a method of decrypting files affected with the latest version of CryptXXX, a malware program that combines ransomware and information-stealing capabilities.
Ubuntu 16.04 has made few significant changes but the introduction of snap packages appears to be a good step forward as does the use of the Gnome package manager. Unfortunately it is let down by some key issues such as the inability to install major packages without the use of the command line
The smartphones lovers were waiting for the Moto G to come out since some images were leaked out. Today wait is over! Today Lenovo has ended the wait here in the event @TajPalaceNewDel in New Delhi. Lenovo announced the two devices, first Moto G and second Moto G Plus.
While not officially supported, it turns out that through SteamVR and Valve's OpenVR, the HTC Vive "works" on Linux with some minor permission changes.
It appears as if the new owners at SourceForge are serious about fixing the mistakes made by the sites previous owners. FOSS Force has learned that as of today, the software repository used by many free and open source projects is scanning all hosted projects for malware. Sites that don't make the grade will be noticeably flagged with a red warning badge located beside the project's download button.
We promised to keep our Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet readers informed about the latest developments in the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system, and today we have some interesting news to share.
Ubuntu 16.04 is out and it's time to take a new look at the alternative browsers available to install. Since 14.04, some browsers have been abandoned and new ones have emerged. What's your favorite browser for Ubuntu?
Last week alone, investors—aiming to profit from the new approach to building, deploying and managing apps—poured $63M into open-source container vendors.
This new version of Linuxfx is the latest 7 series and brings several new features included. Start using the new CTOs interface and all the features of the systems developed by Linuxfx Software for the area of biometrics and access control. This version contains the most current tools for production and even Internet browsing, as well as providing extra security against malicious websites or other content potentially harmful to your computer.
For the last few years the Community Leadership Summit (CLS) has taken place the weekend before OSCON. I've never had the opportunity to attend before, but this year OSCON and CLS are in my hometown.read more
The headlining feature of the new Varnish Massive Storage Engine (MSE) 2.0 fromVarnish Software is cache persistence.
Disk cloning or Clone a Disk is the process of copying data from a hard disk to another one, in fact you can do this process by copy & paste but you won’t be able to copy the hidden files and folders or the in-use files
Rundeck allows you to run commands/scripts on a remote computer. In this tutorial, I will deal with Linux servers : Debian for rundeck server and Debian/ubuntu for the remote computers. This tutorial shows the steps to install and configure a rundeck server.
Why did Linux, the Unix-like operating system kernel started by Linus Torvalds in 1991 that became central to the open source world, succeed where so many similar projects, including GNU HURD and the BSDs, fail?
SUSE, a pioneer in open source software and the maker of the SUSE Linux operating system, has announced the availability of SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching.
Also in today's open source roundup: ChaletOS 16.04 offers an open source refuge for Windows users, and Google rolls out Spaces group sharing app for Android.
UnitedRPMs – Brand New unofficial Fedora repository for Fedora 24 & 25 which will maintain the multimedia and other software and addons which is missing in original repositories of Fedora.
People are pretty incredible. The open source community is a great example of this: hundreds and thousands of people passionate about building new things, collaborating together, and helping each other succeed. Good people deliver great results, time and time again.There is though, always going to be conflict. Sometimes people will disagree on ideas, on perspectives, on approaches, or ideologies. Sometimes you can’t point your finger at the source of conflict easily and it seems people just don’t get on.read more