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Install WordPress using SVN on a CentOS 7 VPS

Sunday 30th of November 2014 12:44:21 PM
There are multiple ways of installing WordPress. In this tutorial we will download and install WordPress CMS using SVN on a CentOS 7 VPS .What is SVN?SVN stands for Apache Subversion which is a...

Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon Screenshot Tour

Sunday 30th of November 2014 08:06:24 AM
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" Cinnamon. Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

Install GitLab on a CentOS Linux VPS with Nginx and MySQL

Sunday 30th of November 2014 06:12:02 AM
GitLab is a self-hosted git repository management system. It is used by more than 100,000 organizations worldwide. Today we will show you how to install GitLab on your...

Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon Officially Released

Sunday 30th of November 2014 04:17:40 AM
Codenamed “Rebecca”, the Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon edition has been released, and brings many new improvements, featuring a brand new, more stable and polished Cinnamon then ever, a Ubuntu 14.04 software base and Linux Kernel 3.13.

Top 5 articles of the week: Firefox OS for mobile and Year of open source miracles

Saturday 29th of November 2014 08:41:47 PM
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on, this week: November 24 - 28, 2014.

Valve at the Game Dev Conference, 1000 games on OUYA, and more

Saturday 29th of November 2014 05:46:12 PM
Open gaming roundupWeek of November 22 - 29, 2014Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Valve at the Game Developer Conference, 1000 games for OUYA console, open source gaming on Kano, and more!read more

Rugged box-PC runs Linux on quad-core 2.1GHz Core i7

Saturday 29th of November 2014 03:51:50 PM
MPL unveiled a “PIP39″ industrial PC with a quad-core, 2.1GHz Core i7, ECC RAM, dual SATA bays, and protection against extreme temperatures, shock, and ESD. Most industrial computers are claimed to be rugged, but the PIP39 seems to go the extra kilometer, so to speak, even compared to MPL’s highly ruggedized CEC10. Entirely designed and […]

Systemd fallout: Debian fork Devuan set up

Saturday 29th of November 2014 01:57:28 PM
A group styling itself as veteran UNIX administrators has announced that it has set up a fork of the Debian GNU/Linux project. Named Devuan, the fork comes as a reaction to the Debian decision to adopt systemd as the default init system for its next release, Jessie.

Docker: Sorry, you're just going to have to learn about it. Today we begin

Saturday 29th of November 2014 12:03:06 PM
For those of you who don't yet know about Docker, it is a much-hyped Silicon Valley startup productising (what a horrible unword) Linux containers into something that's sort of easy to use.

Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" MATE Stable Is Ready for Download

Saturday 29th of November 2014 10:08:44 AM
The Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" MATE distribution has been made available and the ISO images can be downloaded from the officials servers. Just like the Cinnamon flavor, the MATE edition is quite heavy on the new features.

Google Code In 2014 : Call for Participation

Saturday 29th of November 2014 08:14:22 AM
The Google Code-in is a contest to introduce pre-university students (ages 13-17) to the many kinds of contributions that make open source software development possible. The contest runs from December 1, 2014 to January 19, 2015. For many students the Google Code-in contest is their first introduction to open source development.

Debian, Ubuntu Touch & More…

Saturday 29th of November 2014 06:20:00 AM
While we in the States were dealing with family and turkey, the EU was busy working on preparing Google’s head for the platter. The European Parliament yesterday passed by a wide margin a non-binding resolution urging anti-trust regulators to break up the company. For those keeping score, the final vote was 384 yeas and 174 nays.

An open source iPad alternative, Creative Commons turns 12, and more

Saturday 29th of November 2014 04:25:38 AM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an open source iPad alternative, Creative Commons turning 12, and more!

World's best threat detection pwned by HOBBIT

Saturday 29th of November 2014 02:31:16 AM
Some of the world's best threat detection platforms have been bypassed by custom malware in a demonstration of the fallibility of single defence security. Five un-named top advanced threat detection products were tested against four custom malware samples written by researchers at Crysys Lab, Hungary.

Devuan, DevOne. Here comes a fork of Debian

Saturday 29th of November 2014 12:36:54 AM
Ha, from ongoing discussions surrounding Systemd/Init in Debian, anybody could have predicted this was going to happen sooner or later. Well, it has happened. A fork of Debian has been announced by the “Veteran Unix Admin collective.”

Top 4 Linux screenwriting software

Friday 28th of November 2014 10:42:32 PM
We put pro suites and no-frills tools to the test in search of the perfect place to write a script

Measuring the size and state of the commons

Friday 28th of November 2014 08:48:10 PM
At its heart, Creative Commons is a simple idea. It’s the idea that when people share their creativity and knowledge with each other, amazing things can more

Ubuntu Touch RTM Update 10, Important Milestone Achieved

Friday 28th of November 2014 06:53:48 PM
The Ubuntu Touch operating system has reached a new milestone and Canonical has released a new update for the RTM branch, bringing the entire project a little closer to a shippable version that can run smoothly and without any bugs.

Devuan -- forking Debian without systemd

Friday 28th of November 2014 04:59:26 PM
Devuan (pronounced "Dev One") aims to be a base distribution whose mission is protect the freedom of its community of users and developers. Its priority is to enable diversity, interoperability and backward compatibility for existing Debian users and downstream distributions willing to preserve Init freedom.

Raspberry Pi and Coder by Google for beginners and kids

Friday 28th of November 2014 03:50:05 PM
Coder is an experiment for Raspberry Pi, built by a small team of Googlers in New York. It converts a Raspberry Pi into a friendly environment for learning web programming. It is ideal for beginners and requires absolutely no experience with more

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This is the world’s most stunning new Android phone – and it’ll only cost you $5,000

While there’s no question that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are beautiful smartphones, some might argue that Apple’s 2012 iPhone 5 and last year’s iPhone 5s feature an overall look that is more sleek and sophisticated. Now, imagine that sophisticated design was given harder lines, darker tones and a 5-inch full HD display, and it was built out of titanium and 18k gold instead of aluminum. Read more

Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 Alpha 1 Prepares for GNOME 3.14, Go Forth and Test

The Ubuntu GNOME developers have released the first version of the 15.04 branch for their Linux distribution and it looks like this operating system is also going through some interesting changes, just like Ubuntu, although not on the same scale. Read more

FSF's High Priority Project List Now Has A Committee

The Free Software Foundation has now built up a committee to review their "High Priority Projects" list and they're looking for more feedback from the community. Nearly ten years ago is when the Free Software Foundation began listing what they viewed as the High Priority Free Software Projects in a list. This list has over time contained some definite high-priority projects related to freeing Java and Adobe PDF support and open graphics drivers to some more obscure projects of high priority like a free version of Oracle Forms, a replacement to OpenDWG libraries for CAD files, automatic transcription software, etc. I've personally called out many of the FSF HPP for what they're worth with my thoughts over the years. Read more

Latest Calibre eBook Reader and Converter Now Support Latest Kobo Firmware

The Calibre eBook reader, editor, and library management software has just reached version 2.13 and the developer has added an important driver and made quite a few fixes and improvements. Read more