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GNOME Calendar App to Feature a New Sidebar, Week View & Attendees in GNOME 3.24

Friday 30th of September 2016 06:18:07 AM
GNOME developer Georges Stavracas wrote an in-depth blog post the other day to inform the community about the upcoming improvements and new features coming to the GNOME Calendar apps.

5 new OpenStack tutorials and guides

Friday 30th of September 2016 05:15:13 AM
Every month, the number of things that a developer or system administrator working with cloud technologies is expected to know seems to double. There are just so many promising projects and so little time.

Minijail: Google's Tool To Safely Run Untrusted Programs

Friday 30th of September 2016 04:12:19 AM
Google’s Minijail sandboxing tool could be used by developers and sysadmins to run untrusted programs safely for debugging and security checks, according to Google Software Engineer Jorge Lucangeli Obes, who spoke last month at the Linux Security Summit. Obes is the platform security lead for Brillo, Google's Android-based operating system for Internet-connected devices.

LibreOffice Office Suite Celebrates 6 Years of Activity with LibreOffice 5.2.2

Friday 30th of September 2016 03:09:25 AM
Italo Vignoli from The Document Foundation informs Softpedia via an email announcement about the general availability of the first point release of the LibreOffice 5.2 open-source and cross-platform office suite.

Tencent: Transforming Networks with SDN

Friday 30th of September 2016 02:06:31 AM
“SDN can really transform the way we do networks,” said Tom Bie, VP of Technology & Operation of Data Center, Networking and Server, Tencent, during his Wednesday keynote address at the Open Daylight Summit.

Google beats back Oracle again in Java Android case

Friday 30th of September 2016 01:03:37 AM
Oracle loses in court once again in its latest attempt to obtain Java copyright damages from Google.

How to Install Nagios Server Monitoring on Ubuntu 16.04

Friday 30th of September 2016 12:06:26 AM
Nagios is an open source software for system and network monitoring. Nagios can monitor the activity of a host and its services, and provides a warning/alert if something bad happens on the server. Nagios can run on Linux operating systems. At this time I will use Ubuntu 16.04 for the installation.

Ubuntu Budgie Remix 16.10 Beta 2 Officially Released with Budgie Desktop 10.2.7

Thursday 29th of September 2016 11:09:15 PM
Softpedia was informed today by David Mohammed from the budgie-remix project about the availability of the second and last Beta release of the upcoming Ubuntu Budgie Remix 16.10 operating system.

Addressing the IoT Security Problem

Thursday 29th of September 2016 10:12:04 PM
Last week's DDOS takedown of security guru Brian Krebs' website made history on several levels. For one, it was the largest such reported attack ever, with unwanted traffic to the site hitting levels of 620 Gbps, more than double the previous record set back in 2013, and signalling that the terabyte threshold will certainly be crossed soon. It also relied primarily on compromised Internet of Things devices.

Real business innovation begins with open practices

Thursday 29th of September 2016 09:14:53 PM
To business leaders, "open source" often sounds too altruistic—and altruism is in short supply on the average balance sheet. But using and contributing to open source makes hard-nosed business sense, particularly as a way of increasing more

Dig into DNS: Part 4

Thursday 29th of September 2016 08:17:42 PM
Previously in this series (see links below), I’ve described the dig utility and its many uses in performing DNS lookups, along with several examples to help solve specific problems. In this final installment, I’ll look briefly at some security options and wrap up with additional examples.

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, Chaos Rising and Retribution released for Linux, port report and thoughts

Thursday 29th of September 2016 07:20:31 PM
Feral Interactive have ported another set of cracking good games. This time we have Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, Chaos Rising and Retribution to fill our strategy needs!

What are configuration management tools?

Thursday 29th of September 2016 06:23:20 PM
For most people, computers don't stay the same. Software is added, removed, and updated. Configurations are changed. Think about the changes you've made to your computer since the first time you booted it up. Now imagine making those changes to 10, 100, or 1,000 more computers. Configuration management tools are what make implemententing and enforcing these changes more

Journalist Tom Henderson on Cloud Vendor Lock-In

Thursday 29th of September 2016 05:26:09 PM
There is little worse than deciding "you've had it up to here" with a particular vendor, only to discover that due to vendor lock-in, migrating away from the vendor's proprietary platform would cost enough to put your company in the bankruptcy courts.

Meet Apache Spot, a new open source project for cybersecurity

Thursday 29th of September 2016 04:28:58 PM
Cloudera and Intel on Wednesday announced that they've donated a new open source project to the Apache Software Foundation with a focus on using big data analytics and machine learning for cybersecurity.

Google's Open Source Fuchsia OS: The Mystery Linux Distro

Thursday 29th of September 2016 03:31:47 PM
Few things are more tantalizing than a good mystery, and Google is making waves for an open source-centric mystery that may end up having profound implications. It all started in August when an extensive and unusual code repository for a new operating system called Fuchsia was discovered online, and now the growing source code set is on GitHub.

Riak TS for time series analysis at scale

Thursday 29th of September 2016 02:34:36 PM
Until recently, doing time series analysis at scale was expensive and almost exclusively the domain of large enterprises. What made time series a hard and expensive problem to tackle? Until the advent of the NoSQL database, scaling up to meet increasing velocity and volumes of data generally meant scaling hardware vertically by adding CPUs, memory, or additional hard drives. When combined with database licensing models that charged per processor core, the cost of scaling was simply out of reach for more

Node.js 6.x LTS coming to EPEL 7

Thursday 29th of September 2016 01:37:25 PM
What is Node.js? Node.js® is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. It uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient. Its package ecosystem, npm, is the largest ecosystem of open source libraries in the world.... Continue Reading →

The Tiny Internet Project, Part I

Thursday 29th of September 2016 12:40:14 PM
As LJ readers well know, Linux drives many of thetechnologies we use every day, from smart TVs to Web servers. Linux iseverywhere—except most homes and classrooms.

MintBox Mini updated with faster AMD SoC and 8GB RAM

Thursday 29th of September 2016 11:43:03 AM
CompuLab’s Linux Mint flavored MintBox Mini Pro mini-PC updates the Mini with an AMD A10 Micro-6700T, plus BT 4.0, mini-PCIe, and twice the RAM and storage. The CompuLab built, $395 MintBox Mini Pro, which ships with the Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon distribution, updates the $295 MintBox Mini with a lot more performance and features in […]

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