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Install & Configure VNC Server in CentOS 7 and RHEL 7

Thursday 20th of August 2015 11:39:39 AM
VNC (Virtual Network Computing) Server allows the remote Desktop sharing using remote VNC clients like VNC viewer.

LinuxCon's surprise keynote speaker -- Linus Torvalds muses about open-source software

Thursday 20th of August 2015 10:42:28 AM
In a broad-ranging question and answer session, Linus Torvalds, Linux's founder, shared his thoughts on the current state of open source and Linux.

The problem with Linux text-to-speech (TTS)

Thursday 20th of August 2015 09:45:17 AM
In 2015, the Free Software Foundation presented Reglue the Award for Projects of Social Benefit. After losing his larynx to cancer, Ken used text-to-speech (TTS) software to present at LibrePlanet 2015. In this interview, Ken tells us about his Texas Linux Fest talk, Text-to-speech and Linux.

8th 1.1.1 now supports Raspberry Pi

Thursday 20th of August 2015 08:48:06 AM
We've just released the latest edition of our "8th" cross-platform language. Now your exact same code can run on Linux (x86 32 or 64 bit), as well as Raspberry Pi (Raspbian, ARM 32bit). Linux and RPI both support GPIO and I2C, which currently are not supported on the other platforms.

The Linux Foundation Announces Winners of Linux Training Scholarship Program

Thursday 20th of August 2015 07:50:55 AM
The Linux Foundation announced the recipients of its annual Linux Training Scholarship Program, which allows a number of people from around the world to get access to free training.

Terraria has been released for Linux!

Thursday 20th of August 2015 06:53:44 AM
The popular, retro style 2D crafting survival title Terraria has finally been released for Linux and Mac.

Linux boss Torvalds: Don't talk to me about containers and other buzzwords

Thursday 20th of August 2015 05:56:33 AM
Just wants to get through next 6 months. LinuxCon 2015 Linux kernel maintainer Linus Torvalds isn't thinking about where his creation will be ten years from now – in fact, he claims he doesn't even think ahead one year.

LinuxCon's surprise keynote speaker - Linus Torvalds muses about open-source software

Thursday 20th of August 2015 04:59:22 AM
In a broad-ranging question and answer session, Linus Torvalds, Linux's founder, shared his thoughts on the current state of open source and Linux.

Linuxcon: IBM Admits zOS is Still Better than Linux (for some things) VIDEO

Thursday 20th of August 2015 04:02:11 AM
While IBM is doubling-down on Linux for its mainframes, it isn't about to abandon its proprietary zOS anytime soon.

Ubuntu Linux and Ubuntu Touch Get an Extremely Fast, Scalable Thumbnailing Service

Thursday 20th of August 2015 03:05:00 AM
Canonical's Michi Henning explains in a lenghty and very interesting article how he and two other Ubuntu devs managed to implement a fast and scalable thumbnailing services for both Ubuntu Linux and Ubuntu Touch operating systems.

KDE Applications 15.08 - Kontact Suite Technical Preview and Dolphin 5

Thursday 20th of August 2015 02:07:49 AM
Dolphin's new look - based on KDE Frameworks 5. Today KDE released KDE Applications 15.08, the collection of more than 150 applications. This release features the Kontact Suite and Dolphin ported to KDE Frameworks 5.

Linus Torvalds Talks Linux Security at LinuxCon

Thursday 20th of August 2015 01:10:38 AM
The founder of Linux explains why he's not thinking about the next 10 years of Linux and why security is all about finding bugs.

Doing Astronomy with Python

Thursday 20th of August 2015 12:13:27 AM
One of the things that makes Python so powerful is that you can find a module for almostanything. In this article, I cover Astropy, which was originallydeveloped by the Space Telescope Science Institute for doing astronomy calculations likeimage processing and observatory calculations.

Calls for city that ditched Microsoft for Linux to switch laptops to Windows

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 11:16:16 PM
Councillors from Munich's conservative CSU party have called the custom version of Ubuntu used by the city "cumbersome to use" and "of very limited use".

Core Infrastructure Initiative seeks help to improve open-source security

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 10:19:05 PM
The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative is reaching out to the community to help determine which open-source projects practice good security methods.

How to install Linux on a Chromebook

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 09:21:54 PM
In today's open source roundup: Run Linux on your Chromebook. Plus: Team Fortress 2 for Linux gets an update on Steam. And Samsung dumps Google+ in the Galaxy Note 5.

LinuxCon Day 2 recap: Security-centric

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 08:24:43 PM
The second day of LinuxCon in Seattle started with an announcement by Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin about the Core Infrastructure Initiative. The CII will have a new free badge program. According to the program site, "Projects having a CII badge will showcase the project's commitment to security." The first draft of the badge criteria is available on GitHub, and community feedback is encouraged.read more

How to sync your documents with Google Drive on Ubuntu

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 07:27:32 PM
Google Drive is a popular online service that allows for the easy sharing and collaborative editing of documents (word files or spreadsheets). Under the most usual day to day circumstances, the GDrive tool is very useful serving as a cloud space and/or a readily available online collaboration platform. On this guide, we will see how you can install an open source client tool for the service named Grive, and how to set it up according to your needs.

How to Enable 1080p YouTube Support in Firefox 40 for Linux

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 06:30:21 PM
Mozilla recently launched its new Firefox 40 browser and it brought many improvements for the Linux platform, but it also created some additional problems for Linux users. Here is how to enable full HD videos in YouTube after the adoption of the HTML5 video player by default.

Enhanced, open-source MinnowBoard makes a splash at IDF

Wednesday 19th of August 2015 05:33:10 PM
ADI will announce an enhanced, open-source “MinnowBoard Turbot” SBC at IDF on Aug. 19, featuring a higher performance CPU, regulatory compliance, and more. While crawling the expo at the Intel Developer Forum held in San Francisco this week, we were treated to a sneak preview of a new “MinnowBoard Turbot” single-board computer at ADI Engineering’s […]

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