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Get ready for Wagtail, the best Django CMS yet

Monday 4th of May 2015 07:37:00 PM
Now that the Wagtail CMS is gearing up for its 1.0 release, I wanted to take some time to introduce you to the all around best and most flexible Django CMS currently available. Wagtail has been around for a while, but doesn’t seem to get the attention I believe it deserves.read more

MakuluLinux 9 Xfce Screencast

Monday 4th of May 2015 06:39:49 PM
The New 9 Series Kicks off with the Release of the new Xfce Edition which comes in 2 flavors. Read the release notes in the Xfce Section above and then grab your Copy from the Download section. MakuluLinux is a Debian-based distribution providing a sleek, smooth and stable user experience on any computer. It includes pre-installed multimedia codecs, device drivers and software for everyday use.

What are the differences between Linux distributions?

Monday 4th of May 2015 05:42:38 PM
In today's open source roundup: What makes Linux distributions different from one another? Plus: Chromixium combines Ubuntu and Chrome OS. And Ubuntu 15.10 to be called Wily Werewolf.

Launchpad Can Now Import Git Repositories

Monday 4th of May 2015 04:44:15 PM
Canonical has announced that Git repositories can now be hosted directly on Launchpad, which was one of the most requested features of the community.

SolidRun CuBox-i is a 2-inch Cube with Quad-Core ARM SoC, 4GB of RAM

Monday 4th of May 2015 03:47:04 PM
Will come pre-installed with Android and Kodi home-theater software.

Install Vtiger CRM on CentOS 7

Monday 4th of May 2015 02:49:53 PM
Vtiger CRM is an open-source Customer Relationship Management application written in PHP. It offers features such as sales automation, marketing automation, analysis and reporting, customer support and many others.

Announcing the Birth of Hurd

Monday 4th of May 2015 01:52:42 PM
After a 25 year gestation, Hurd has finally been born. It was a difficult birth and it’s now being kept in an incubator under the care of Debian.

How to access a Linux server behind NAT via reverse SSH tunnel

Monday 4th of May 2015 12:55:31 PM
You are running a Linux server at home, which is behind a NAT router or restrictive firewall. Now you want to SSH to the home server while you are away from home. How would you set that up? SSH port forwarding will certainly be an option. However, port forwarding can become tricky if you are […]Continue reading...The post How to access a Linux server behind NAT via reverse SSH tunnel appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to create an HTTP tunnel on Linux with httptunnel How to diff remote files over SSH How to edit a remote file over ssh How to create a secure incremental offsite backup in Linux with Duplicity How to block unwanted IP addresses on Linux efficiently

Manjaro Linux 0.8.13 Pre2 Ships with KDE Apps 15.04, KDE Frameworks 5.9, and Xfce 4.12

Monday 4th of May 2015 11:17:58 AM
On March 3, the Manjaro development team had the pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download and testing of the second Preview release of the upcoming Manjaro Linux 0.8.13 operating system.

Fanboy Fight: How One Apple/Android Argument Ended In A Stabbing

Monday 4th of May 2015 09:23:36 AM
Every one of us has already had this fight at some point: Apple or Android? The two dominant players in the mobile space carry with them very loyal fanbases who, for some reason, like to spar off with one another over whose tech-daddy could beat up the other. The companies compete with the same level of petty at times, which doesn't help.

Steam for Linux Usage Drops Dramatically in April, It's Now Under 1%

Monday 4th of May 2015 07:29:14 AM
A new Steam Hardware Survey has been released for the month of April, and it doesn't bring good news for Linux users. This is probably one of the worst months for the Linux platform in a long time.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code for Linux. What do you think?

Monday 4th of May 2015 05:34:52 AM
A few days ago, Microsoft released Microsoft Visual Studio Code, a new development tool for Windows, Linux and Mac OS, mostly focused on web development. What do you think about it? It was really necessary?

Cross-platform: Linux developed game on iOS and Android (and Windows and OS X)

Monday 4th of May 2015 03:40:30 AM
Same source-code running on the major desktop and mobile platforms. We were told to "prove it". So we did.

First Look at the New Tab-Based Preferences in Mozilla Firefox 38.0

Monday 4th of May 2015 01:46:08 AM
Today we take a closer look at the number one feature of the upcoming Mozilla Firefox 38.0 web browser, due for release on May 12, 2015, an all-new tab-based Preferences page that many other modern browsers already have for some time now.

Fair Use At Risk When Private Companies Get To Make The Decision For Us

Sunday 3rd of May 2015 11:51:46 PM
We talk a lot about how fair use is under attack these days, and I've discussed in the past my concerns about freedom of expression when we always have a company (or a few companies) standing in the middle of our decisions on whether or not we can speak. NiemanLabs has a great example of where this becomes problematic in a story about how SoundCloud will not even consider fair use in making decisions about whether or not to take down content, and how that's harming journalism:

Arch Linux – Kde Plasma 5.3 stable is finally available for installation

Sunday 3rd of May 2015 09:57:24 PM
Kde Plasma 5.3 stable packages are officially available on Arch Linux repositories. Let's see how to install or upgrade them on our workstation

How to install autossh on Linux

Sunday 3rd of May 2015 07:01:15 PM
autossh is an open-source tool that allows you to monitor an SSH session and restart it automatically should it gets disconnected or stops forwarding traffic. autossh assumes that passwordless SSH login for a destination host is already setup, so that it can restart a broken SSH session without user's involvement.

Ubuntu Online Summit for Ubuntu 15.10 Takes Place May 5-7, 2015

Sunday 3rd of May 2015 05:06:53 PM
Canonical and the hard working people behind the Ubuntu development team announced the dates for the upcoming Ubuntu Online Summit event where they will reveal the plans for Ubuntu 15.10, due for release in October 2015.

Google's New 'Password Alert' Extension Another Step To Protect Against Phishing Attempts

Sunday 3rd of May 2015 03:12:31 PM
Google has taken another step toward protecting users from fishing attempts by releasing a new Google Chrome extension 'Password Alert'. The extension protects users from being gmail account overused with other non-google websites. As soon as it detects that the password has been exposed to any non-google website/service, it prompts to reset password immediately.

Robolinux 7.9.1 Is an OS Based on Debian That Can Run Windows Apps

Sunday 3rd of May 2015 01:18:09 PM
Robolinux, an easy-to-use Linux distribution based on Debian that features various flavors and that allows its users to run Windows apps via a virtual machine solution, has been upgraded to version 7.9.1 and is now ready for download.

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Meet BOXER-6403, a Tiny Embedded PC That Runs Fedora Linux on Bay Trail

AAEON Technology Inc., a Taiwanese computer manufacturer, has recently introduces a new ultra-slim compact embedded computer that runs the Fedora Linux operating system on Bay Trail Intel Atom or Celeron processors. Read more

Important Linux Kernel Vulnerability Patched in All Supported Ubuntu OSes

In a recent security notice, dated May 5, Canonical announced the immediate availability of a new kernel update for all of its supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems, including Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet), Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn), Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr), and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin). Read more

An introduction to Linux from Opensource.com

What is Linux? For many this seems like a question with an obvious answer, but the truth is there are a large number of people who would shrug their shoulders. Many have never heard of Linux (gasp!) or aren't confident in their answer. Here at Opensource.com, we want to help answer that question in a manner that allows others pass it around and share it with the world. So, we created a new resource page which gently introduces Linux, the world's most popular open source operating system. Read more Also: Benefits of Linux Dedicated Servers

Latest NetworkManager Update Brings Support for 5GHz WiFi Networks

On May 5, Lubomir Rintel announced the immediate availability for download and upgrade of NetworkManager 1.0.2, the default utility for managing network connection under GNOME and GNOME-based desktop environments. Read more