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How to install Elefant CMS on Ubuntu 16.04

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 09:54:51 AM
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

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 08:57:40 AM
Install Mysql with PHP 7 support in Ubuntu 16.04 server

Researchers crack new version of CryptXXX ransomware

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 08:00:29 AM
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.

An Everyday Linux User Review Of Ubuntu 16.04 - The Good, The Bad And The Not Quite So Ugly

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 07:03:18 AM
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

Moto G And Moto G Plus Are Finally Out With Fingertouch Sensor

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 06:06:07 AM
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.

First Steps with OpenVR and the Vive on Linux

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 05:08:56 AM
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.

SourceForge Tightens Security With Malware Scans

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 04:11:45 AM
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.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 Will Be More About Fixes than Features, Says Canonical

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 03:14:34 AM
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.

10 Alternative Web Browsers for Ubuntu 16.04

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 02:17:23 AM
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?

Why VCs Have Invested More Than $200M in Container Tech

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 01:20:12 AM
Last week alone, investors—aiming to profit from the new approach to building, deploying and managing apps—poured $63M into open-source container vendors.

Linuxfx 7.4.2 Screenshot Tour

Wednesday 18th of May 2016 12:23:01 AM
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.

4 ways to share power, not hoard it

Tuesday 17th of May 2016 11:25:50 PM
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 more

Varnish Software's Varnish Massive Storage Engine

Tuesday 17th of May 2016 10:28:39 PM
The headlining feature of the new Varnish Massive Storage Engine (MSE) 2.0 fromVarnish Software is cache persistence.

Backup or Clone a Disk in Linux by using Clonezilla

Tuesday 17th of May 2016 09:31:28 PM
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

How to install Rundeck on a Debian 8 (Jessie) server

Tuesday 17th of May 2016 08:34:17 PM
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.

Open Source History: Why Did Linux Succeed?

Tuesday 17th of May 2016 07:37:06 PM
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 Linux Enterprise Live Patching Promises 100% Uptime for Businesses

Tuesday 17th of May 2016 06:39:55 PM
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.

Video: What's new in Cinnamon 3.0

Tuesday 17th of May 2016 05:42:44 PM
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

Tuesday 17th of May 2016 04:15:33 PM
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.

Conflict resolution: A primer

Tuesday 17th of May 2016 03:18:22 PM
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 more

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Linux Emerging as Alternative to MS Windows

According to industry sources, Linux-based operation systems of Tmax OS and InfraWare are gaining much attention as alternatives to the Microsoft Windows. The latest version of the Linux has been significantly improved in terms of installation and use, providing a user interface similar to that of the Windows and coming with various software tools for documentation, multimedia utilization, etc. In addition, constraints on the Linux in the financial and public sectors are being removed one after another with Internet environments adopting Web standards. Under the circumstances, the software industry is expecting that the utilization of open-source operating systems will spread to the general consumer market as well as the enterprise market. Read more

NethServer 6.8 Linux Server Fights Spam with DNS-Based Blackhole List (DNSBL)

NethServer Community Manager Alessio Fattorini informs Softpedia today about the general availability of the first Beta release of the NethServer 6.8 server-oriented GNU/Linux operating system. Based on the recently released CentOS 6.8 operating system, which in turn builds on the freely distributed sources of the commercial Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 distro, NethServer 6.8 is now in development as the newest long-term support release. Read more

Comparing live version upgrade methods

When I review a distribution I always begin by performing a fresh installation of the operating system. This gives the latest version of the project a chance to stand on its own without complications. However, many of us do not perform fresh installations on our operating systems each time we want to upgrade to the latest release. Some of us, in order to preserve settings or installed packages, prefer to upgrade our existing operating system without starting over from scratch. This week I decided to take five open source operating systems through an upgrade process from their penultimate release to their latest version. Read more

Porteus Kiosk 4.0 Modular Linux Web Kiosk Released, Drops Chrome 32-bit Support

Porteus Solutions' Tomasz Jokiel announced on May 30, 2016, the release of the final Porteus Kiosk 4.0.0 Web Kiosk operating system based on the latest GNU/Linux technologies and open-source software. Porteus Kiosk 4.0.0 comes three months after the release of the last maintenance build in the Porteus Kiosk 3.x series, introducing numerous new features and improvements. But first, let's take a quick look under the hood, as the OS is now powered by Linux kernel 4.4.11 LTS (Long Term Support), and it's based on the Mozilla Firefox 45.1.1 ESR and Google Chrome 50.0.2661.102 web browsers. Read more