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Fedora-powered computer lab at our university

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 12:17:42 PM
At the University of Novi Sad in Serbia, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, we teach our students a lot of things. From an introduction to programming to machine learning, all the courses make them think like great... Continue Reading →

Raspberry Pi Foundation Releases Patch to Fix "Dirty COW" Bug in Raspbian Linux

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 11:09:05 AM
Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a few minutes ago that a patched kernel is now available for the Debian-based Raspbian GNU/Linux distribution for Raspberry Pi devices to address the "Dirty COW" bug.

Important CentOS 7 Linux Kernel Security Update Patches "Dirty COW" Bug

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 10:00:28 AM
CentOS maintainer and lead developer Johnny Hughes informed the community of the server-oriented Linux-based operating system about the availability of an important kernel update for CentOS 7.

2 Linux clients for Microsoft's OneDrive. Yes, they work, but...

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 08:51:51 AM
There is another cloud storage from a global company. It is OneDrive from Microsoft. You can think of me being a Devil's Advocate here, but let me continue. OneDrive gives you 5Gb of storage space by default that you can extend later on.

Krita 3.1 Digital Painting App Now in Development, Promises Cool New Features

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 07:43:14 AM
The Krita development team announced this past weekend that a second Beta pre-release version of the upcoming Krita 3.1 point release is now available for public testing.

5 More Reasons to Love Kubernetes

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 06:34:36 AM
In part one of this series, I covered my top five reasons to love Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration platform created by Google. Kubernetes was donated to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in July of 2015, where it is now under development by dozens of companies including Canonical, CoreOS, Red Hat, and more.

Where OpenStack cloud is today and where its going tomorrow

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 05:25:59 AM
The future looks bright for OpenStack -- according to 451 Research, the company is growing rapidly to become a $5-billion-a-year cloud business. But obstacles still remain.

pcDuino goes quad-core, swaps Arduino for RPi compatibility

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 04:17:22 AM
LinkSprite’s $25, 64 x 50mm “pcDuino4 Nano” SBC is a re-spin of FriendlyARM’s NanoPi M1, offering a quad-core H3, Raspberry Pi expansion, and 3x USB ports. Can you be a pcDuino without the Duino? For its latest open source pcDuino board, LinkSprite has switched from Arduino compatibility to a 40-pin Raspberry Pi expansion interface, breaking […]

Develop Network Applications for ESP8266 using Mongoose in Linux

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 03:08:45 AM
Let’s talk about how to start to develop network applications for ESP8266 chip using Mongoose Embedded Web Server in Linux. I will use Ubuntu, but all things can be easily adapted for any Linux distribution.

Fedora 25 supplemental wallpapers

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 02:00:08 AM
Each release, the Fedora Design team works with the community on a set of 16 additional wallpapers. Users can install and use these to supplement the standard wallpaper. The Fedora Design team encourages submissions from the whole community. Contributors then use the Nuancier app to vote... Continue Reading →

Canonical Pushes First Kernel Live Patch to Fix New Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 01:02:57 AM
We reported last week that Canonical has started offering live kernel patch services for users of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system running a 64-bit version of the OS and Linux kernel 4.4 LTS.

Mirantis OpenStack: The good news and the bad news

Wednesday 26th of October 2016 12:05:46 AM
Mirantis recently signed a major deal with NTT, but the company is also laying off some of its employees.

LinuxAndUbuntu Review Of Gentoo Linux - A Linux Distro For Advanced Users

Tuesday 25th of October 2016 11:08:35 PM
Many people think that Gentoo is just another Linux distro, but it is wrong. Gentoo Linux is a special, different and powerful Linux distribution, because it isn’t like other systems that have pre-compiled software and tools for easy management, in Gentoo the user must configure everything.

Physical RAM attack can root Android and possibly other devices

Tuesday 25th of October 2016 10:11:24 PM
A team of researchers from the VUSec Group at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Netherlands, the Graz University of Technology in Austria, and the University of California in Santa Barbara has demonstrated not only are Rowhammer attacks possible on ARM, but they're even easier to pull off than on x86.

Multi Node OpenStack ‘Newton’ Installation Steps on CentOS 7

Tuesday 25th of October 2016 09:14:13 PM
Good News for Openstack lovers, latest version OpenStack ‘Newton’ has been released... this is the 14th release of openstack (open source cloud software)

An introduction to Mozilla's Secure Open Source Fund

Tuesday 25th of October 2016 08:17:02 PM
Chris Riley is Head of Public Policy at Mozilla, where he works on open Internet policy initiatives and developments. I had a chance to catch up with Chris about a new effort launched at Mozilla called the Secure Open Source Fund. The goal of the Fund is to support security audits and remediation for open source software more

OpenStack Summit Emphasizes Security, Interoperability

Tuesday 25th of October 2016 07:19:51 PM
Although the event will highlight use cases at major customers as well as cloud interoperability, securing OpenStack clouds will be a prevailing theme this year.

3 open source time management tools

Tuesday 25th of October 2016 06:22:40 PM
For many people, one of the reasons they cite for using a Linux-based operating system is productivity. If you're a power user who has tweaked your system just to your liking, and particularly if you adept at the command line, chances are you've realized significant gains in productivity.But do you have to be an extreme power user to make use of open source software's ability to boost your productivity? Absolutely not!read more

ArchBang – Best Arch based distro for old or low-end hardware with high performance and low resource utilization

Tuesday 25th of October 2016 05:25:29 PM
ArchBang is one of the best Arch based distro for old or low-end hardware with combination of OpenBox window manager and always up to date.

Keeping up the fight for free software

Tuesday 25th of October 2016 04:28:18 PM
Here's John Sullivan's vision for a more just world: You pop into your favorite electronics retailer and encounter a panoply of new gadgets, each one more alluring and astounding than the last—and each one guaranteed to respect your freedom. Your freedom to inspect its software. Your freedom to modify that software. Your freedom to have that software collect only the data you more

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    Adam Williamson of the Fedora QA team has sent out a list of the bugs currently outstanding that could block the Fedora 25 release from happening on its current schedule should they not be fixed in time.
  • Updated Fedora 24 ISO Respins Now Available with Dirty COW-Patched Linux Kernel
    It looks like a new set of updated Live ISO images for the Fedora 24 GNU/Linux operating system were published by Ben Williams, founder of the Fedora Unity Project and a Fedora Ambassador. Dubbed F24-20161023, the updated Live ISOs a few days ago and include up-to-date components from the official Fedora 24 Linux software repositories, with which was fully syncronized as of October 23, 2016. Of course, this means that they also include the latest Linux kernel update fully patched against the "Dirty COW" bug.
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New KNOPPIX Release, LibreOffice 5.1.6, Rosa Down

In Linux news today KNOPPIX 7.7.1 was released to the public based on Debian with GNOME 3.22, KDE 5.7.2, and "Everything 3D." The Rosa project is experiencing network issues and folks may experience problems trying to connect to their services the next few days. LibreOffice 5.1.6 was announced today by The Document Foundation, the sixth update to the Still branch for stable users, and a new vulnerability was disclosed in GNU Tar. Read more