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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.
The Knoppix distribution goes back in time, to the era of text menus, to provide an interface for computer users who are blind.Remember back when computers were driven mostly by text menus? Press: [Y] Yes, I remember. [N] No, that was before my time. [U] Unknown. Seems familiar but it's hazy. Enter your choice here: _Yes, that sort of thing.read more
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is launching on August 2, and one of the key features of this release is support for Ubuntu Bash, which basically allows you to run Linux binaries on Windows 10 from the command line.
After reporting that his RaspEX OS for Raspberry Pi woks out of the box with the official Raspberry Pi Touch Display 7-inch monitor, Arne Exton now informs us about the availability of a new RaspEX build.
let’s take a quick look on how-to setup .NET Core on Ubuntu.
The developers of the Slackware-based Vectorlinux GNU/Linux operating system have announced the release of the Beta build of the upcoming VectorLinux 7.2 release.
Following up on my previous recommendation for Linux on a Samsung N150 Plus, here are two more very good candidates - Manjaro LXQt and LXLE.
It's the first day of July, and Arch Linux users already know what this means. Yes, that's right, a new ISO respin, Arch Linux 2016.07.01, has been made available for download.
The Opensource.com preview brings you highlights from last month, editorial announcements for coming months, and other tidbits.
The Kubuntu developers announced the general availability of the latest KDE Plasma 5.6.5 desktop environment, along wit KDE Frameworks 5.23.0 in the Backports PPA repositories for Kubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) users.
Upgrade your libcommons-fileupload-java packageA file upload library used in Apache Tomcat and various Linux distributions needs patching to plug a denial-of-service vulnerability.…
Technology is supposed to make our lives easier. It's supposed to automate those things that take our valuable time, and it promises to make those things we still do faster and more efficient. Unfortunately though, it hasn't given us more free time, it's just allowed us to cram even more activities into our already busy schedules.
In a clever bit of miniaturization, [JediJeremy] has nearly completed a gyro-mouse controller for a Raspberry Pi Zero! Ultimately this will be a wearable Linux-watch but along the way he had some fun with the interface.
How do you store your paper files? Perhaps you leave them scattered on your desk or piled on the floor. If you’re more organized, you might keep them in a cabinet. This month’s stupid patent, US Patent No. 6,690,400 (the ’400 patent), claims the idea of using “virtual cabinets” to graphically represent data storage and organization. While this is bad, the worse news is that the patent’s owner is suing just about anyone who runs a website.