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The open-source OpenStack Foundation grew its' revenue based by 52 percent in 2014 over 2013. OpenStack Foundation 2014 revenue came in at $17.5 million.
I can say that, knock on wood, we have already had what I hope is going to be the only “black-cat-walking-under-the-ladder” glitch-of-the-show moment a couple of weeks ago when the idiot serving as the publicity chair — okay, that would be me — pulled the wrong list of speakers (the ones not chosen) to start doing speaker interviews with the Publicity Team. Thankfully, I found the error before any interviews were done, but it was a considerable amount of orchestrated work that was thrown out the window and redone with the right list.
An interview with the Fedora Project Leader about his GNOME setup and his appreciation of the Linux community.
The Korora 21 KDE Edition operating system is built around the KDE Software Compilation (SC) 4.14.3 graphical desktop environment and not the next-gen KDE Plasma as one would have expected. As Chris Smart noted in the official release announcement for Korora 21, the distribution will switch to KDE Plasma/KDE Frameworks 5 by default in the forthcoming Korora 22.
When I first heard of Mozilla Open Badges, my heart skipped a beat. Wisely implemented, digital badges can help individuals and communities focus their energies on worthy goals.
The Firefox OS-based “Matchstick” media player has been delayed a half year to August, and will receive an overhaul to move to a quad-core SoC and add DRM.
Dave Hakkens is the founder of Phonebloks, an initiative that supports and pursues the creation of modular hardware for cellular phones to reduce electronic waste (e-waste) and increase efficiency. In this interview, Dave shares the story of what brought him to this mission and what he believes the future holds for one of our most treasured devices, the phone.
In today's open source roundup: Should Windows users move to Mac or Linux? Plus: How you can hire the best Linux talent, and what happens when Linux distros die?
Cloud hosting provider SingleHop has unveiled new security tools, with a special focus on anti-DDoS features, to add extra data protection and security to its users. Managed cloud hosting provider SingleHop hopes to stand out from the pack with new security tools that outsource data protection and DDoS-attack mitigation to the cloud. Its solution, Shield Plus Advanced Security, debuted this week.
Opera Software, though Ruarí Ødegaard, has announced today, February 10, that the developer channel of the amazing Opera web browser is now open and updated to version 29.0.1770.1, based on the Chromium 42.0.2287.0 web browser.
DH2i has introduced a management platform for containerized apps running on Microsoft Windows in a way similar to those for Docker apps on Linux. Containerized virtualization à la Docker remains one of the hottest topics in the open source and Linux worlds in the new year. But DH2i expects containers to become a major part of the Microsoft Windows server ecosystem, too, and has launched a new container management tool for the proprietary platform.
Browsers are great, but the command line saves time when searching, downloading and communicating on the Internet
With the rise of distributed manufacturing of 3D printing, hardware designs released under open source licenses are increasing exponentially. These designs—for everything from phone cases to prosthetic hands for children—can have an enormous value for those who need and want them.read more
Whether you are in the web hosting business, or run a few web sites on a VPS yourself, chances are you want to display visitor statistics such as top visitors, requested files (dynamic or static), used bandwidth, client browsers, and referring sites, and so forth. GoAccess is a command-line log analyzer and interactive viewer for […]Continue reading...The post How to analyze and view Apache web server logs interactively on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to install and configure Cacti on Linux How to sniff HTTP traffic from the command line on Linux What are useful command-line network monitors on Linux How to set up RainLoop webmail in Ubuntu server What are useful CLI tools for Linux system admins
We’ve had some fairly high profile Linux distros fold up their tents and move along. Whether due to a lack of financial support or the project growing larger than a one man dev team can manage, distros do go away. It’s never for a good reason but the fact remains: When a distro ceases to exist, a lot of people get left in the lurch.
Many situations occur when a static IP address needs to be set. For example, if you have programs that use the IP address say for remote login, then you might hardcode the IP address. But if the IP address is dynamic it can change, and thus you need an IP that does not change and hence you would need to set a static IP for your system. This tutorial deals with setting a static IP for Ubuntu OS.
Welcome, one and all, to my new column here on Opensource.com. When Jason Hibbets asked for a name for this barrage of words I planned to write, I plumped for "Six Degrees," in reference to my quite ridiculous last name. I hope you swing by here once a month to check the column out, and share your feedback and ideas.read more
The famous Network Security Toolkit (NST) computer operating system used by many network administrators and security specialists to analyze and monitor networks, as well as to tighten the security of computer networks, received an update on February 9, 2015. The version is now Network Security Toolkit 20 SVN 6535.
After almost two years of public development (and another year behind the scenes), we are proud to announce our first point release of Kali Linux - version 1.1.0. This release brings with it a mix of unprecedented hardware support as well as rock-solid stability. For us, this is a real milestone as this release epitomizes the benefits of our move from BackTrack to Kali Linux over two years ago. As we look at a now mature Kali, we see a versatile, flexible Linux distribution, rich with useful security and penetration testing related features, running on all sorts of weird and wonderful ARM hardware. But enough talk, here are the goods: the new release runs a 3.18 kernel, patched for wireless injection attacks; our ISO build systems are now running off live-build 4.x.