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Using Blender to Edit Videos

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 11:16:59 PM
Sometimes applications have capabilities that go beyond their primary use. Our contributing video editor found this excellent video tutorial on editing videos in Blender, an app that's primarily used for creating animated films.

A Windows zealot trashes Linux

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 10:02:39 PM
Also in today's open source roundup: AnandTech reviews the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and a review of Fedora 24 Workstation.

Apache Mesos for Beginners: 3 Videos to Help You Get Started

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 08:48:19 PM
How do you get started learning Apache Mesos? In this series highlighting presentations from MesosCon North America, we have showcased several large complex Mesos projects that elegantly solve difficult problems (see Mesos Large-Scale Solutions, below).

Managing your containers at Google scale

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 06:53:57 PM
The tooling around Linux containers has matured to the point that they are now a viable method of software packaging and deployment. The developer side of the containers equation has gotten a lot of emphasis. However, in order for containers to be a complete solution, they must not only be easy to build, but easy to deploy reliably at scale.read more

Running JMeter with Jenkins

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 04:59:35 PM
Continuous integration is an essential part of the software development lifecycle, and performance monitoring is a key part of continuous integration. We will learn how to set up performance monitoring with the popular Jenkins automation server, and Apache JMeter load and performance tester.read more

KDE Plasma 5.7

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 03:05:13 PM
This release brings Plasma closer to the new windowing system Wayland. Wayland is the successor of the decades-old X11 windowing system and brings many improvements, especially when it comes to tear-free and flicker-free rendering as well as security. The development of Plasma 5.7 for Wayland focused on quality in the Wayland compositor KWin.

The Windows Zealot

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 01:10:51 PM
“Linux is a failed experiment,” she spit. “It has no business even existing in the tech world and I am fully capable of recovering any important files myself. I do not need your help.”

Install Cockpit CMS on Ubuntu 16.04

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 11:16:29 AM
In this article, we will show you how to install Cockpit CMS on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with PHP-FPM 7.0 and Nginx. Cockpit is open source self-hosted API-driven content management system (CMS) application written in PHP. Cockpit stores the data in an SQLite database so you don’t need to install or configure a database server such as MySQL. This guide should work on other Linux VPS systems as well but was tested and written for an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 to Introduce a New Power Manager for Ubuntu Phones, Tablets

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 09:22:07 AM
We've been asked several times by some of our readers what's going on in the Ubuntu Touch world, the operating system that powers the Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet devices.

Linux letting go: 32-bit builds on the way out

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 07:27:45 AM
Ubuntu joins calls for users to let go of i386 versionsMajor Linux distributions are in agreement: it's time to stop developing new versions for 32-bit processors.…

KDE Plasma Wayland Image Now Built on KDE Neon Infrastructure, Qt 5.7 Is Coming

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 05:33:23 AM
ex-Kubuntu leader Jonathan Riddell announced that the KDE Plasma Wayland image received yet another update, bringing users the latest KDE and GNU/Linux technologies.

Javier Igea: How do you Fedora?

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 03:39:01 AM
We recently interviewed Javier Igea on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine where we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. If you are interested in being... Continue Reading →

How to install Pip on Ubuntu 16.04

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 01:44:39 AM
In this tutorial we are going to show you how to install Pip on a Linux VPS running Ubuntu 16.04 as an operating system. Pip is a package management system used to install and manage software packages written in Python which can be found in the Python Package Index (PyPI).

GitHub project analysis, 3D printed prosthetics, and more open source news

Monday 4th of July 2016 11:50:17 PM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at GitHub project analysis, 3D printed prosthetics, a microbiome forecasting algorithm, and more!Open source news roundup for June 26-July 2, 2016read more

Needed: A Linux Three in One Distro

Monday 4th of July 2016 10:13:04 PM
If FOSS is to have a future, we must embrace both mobile and the Chromebook model and develop a distro that's equally at home on a phone, a low resource cloud based computer and on a traditional PC.

An eight minute upgrade, motivating documentation contributions, and more OpenStack news

Monday 4th of July 2016 08:35:52 PM
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.OpenStack around the webThere is a lot of interesting stuff being written about OpenStack. Here's a sampling from some of our favorites:read more

FTP server with PureFTPd and MariaDB virtual users (incl. Quota and Bandwidth Management) on CentOS 7.2

Monday 4th of July 2016 06:58:39 PM
This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MariaDB (MySQL compatible) database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of FTP users on a single machine. In addition to that, I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database.

Top 10 Raspberry Pi add-on boards

Monday 4th of July 2016 05:21:26 PM
Did you know you can adorn your Raspberry Pi with HATs? Of course we're not talking about hats like people put on their heads, but rather HATs: "hardware attached on top". These are add-on circuit boards and accessories that add functionality to your Raspberry Pi.read more

Network Security Toolkit (NST) Linux OS Released Based on Fedora 24, Linux 4.6

Monday 4th of July 2016 03:44:14 PM
Ronald Henderson has announced the release of a new version of the Fedora-based Network Security Toolkit (NST) Linux distribution for network security analysis and monitoring.

How to access your remote desktop on Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud using NoMachine

Monday 4th of July 2016 02:07:02 PM
By combining NoMachine software with the Amazon EC2 infrastructure, you can jumpstart your own remote access and desktop delivery solution for employees, partners and customers alike. Or if it's just for your own use, by installing NoMachine you can get remote access to your own personal desktop hosted in Amazon's cloud and get the same benefits as you would as if the physical hardware was really yours.

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today's leftovers

today's leftovers

  • Why leading DevOps may get you a promotion
    Gene Kim, author of The Phoenix Project and leading DevOps proponent, seems to think so. In a recent interview with TechBeacon's Mike Perrow, Kim notes that of "the nearly 100 speakers at DevOps Enterprise Summits over the last two years, about one in three have been promoted."
  • Cloud Vendors, The Great Disruptors, Face Disruption From Blockchain
  • SWORDY, a local party brawler could come to Linux if Microsoft allow it
    SWORDY is a rather fun looking local party brawler that has just released on Steam in Early Access. It could see a Linux release too, if Microsoft allow it.
  • System Shock remake has blasted past the Linux stretch goal, officially coming to Linux
    The Linux stretch goal was $1.1 million and it's pleasing to see it hit the goal, so we won't miss out now. I am hoping they don't let anyone down, as they have shown they can do it already by providing the demo. There should be no reason to see a delay with Linux now.
  • GammaRay 2.5 release
    GammaRay 2.5 has been released, the biggest feature release yet of our Qt introspection tool. Besides support for Qt 5.7 and in particular the newly added Qt 3D module a slew of new features awaits you, such as access to QML context property chains and type information, object instance statistics, support for inspecting networking and SSL classes, and runtime switchable logging categories.
  • GammaRay 2.5 Released For Qt Introspection
    KDAB has announced the release of GammaRay 2.5, what they say is their "biggest feature release yet", the popular introspection tool for Qt developers.
  • The new Keyboard panel
    After implementing the new redesigned Shell of GNOME Control Center, it’s now time to move the panels to a bright new future. And the Keyboard panel just walked this step.
  • Debian on Seagate Personal Cloud and Seagate NAS
    The majority of NAS devices supported in Debian are based on Debian's Kirkwood platform. This platform is quite dated now and can only run Debian's armel port. Debian now supports the Seagate Personal Cloud and Seagate NAS devices. They are based on Marvell's Armada 370, a platform which can run Debian's armhf port. Unfortunately, even the Armada 370 is a bit dated now, so I would not recommend these devices for new purchases. If you have one already, however, you now have the option to run native Debian.

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