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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.
Also in today's open source roundup: AnandTech reviews the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and a review of Fedora 24 Workstation.
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).
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
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
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.…
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.
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 →
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).
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.