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A new tool makes it simple to set up the Pi from a laptop, whether for first use or when you're away from home.
I recently started to check out Kubernetes and wanted to share with everyone how I got WordPress running on it as a three-tier application.
This tutorial explains how to setup and use an SVN repository server on centOS. Before I start, let me explain what actually SVN represents and what it is used for. SVN is actually an abbreviation of SubVersion which had been created by the Apache software developer. It enables you to create and maintain your own repository and gives fine-grained access rights to a dedicated user.
Make your Raspberry Pi the centrepiece of your home entertainment system
Also in today's open source roundup: Android 7.0 Nougat review, and 7 features that the iPhone 7 borrowed from Android.
No one noticed but in HPE's spin-off of its software assets, the company also tied the knot with leading enterprise Linux power SUSE.
Linux has built countless cathedrals, but still no bazaar.
Kali Linux is a popular open-source Linux distribution for security professionals, loaded with a growing list of tools for information gathering, vulnerability analysis, web application analysis, database assessment, password attacks, wireless attacks and reverse engineering. Despite Kali Linux's rolling release cycle, it still puts out milestone releases as a roll-up omnibus of changes made over a period of time.
The Orange Pi series of machines lets you run a small Linux machine dedicated to a specific task for a very attractive price -- less than $20 for setup. Some ideas for using an Orange Pi include adding network connectivity to an older printer, transcoding a USB webcam and sending it over the network, or just connecting some hardware to the 40 pins and being able to interface to chips faster than a microcontroller could.
The software racket is like anything else: there are loud projects that get a lot of attention but don't actually get much done, there are heavyweights that move in and make sure things get done, and there are the quiet ones that work with their head down, diligently, only to turn up at the finish line with a work of art. In this analogy, Kdenlive is my personal heavyweight, but Flowblade has lingered in the background, developing and improving into a surprisingly effective and efficient video editor for Linux.read more
HTTP/2 is the first major HTTP protocol update since 1997. The main goal of HTTP/2 is to decrease latency, reduce total number of TCP connections thus improve page load speed in web browsers. HTTP/2 is backwards-compatible with HTTP/1.1, all application semantics of HTTP are the same, except the way of transmitting data via TCP connection.
Joshua Strobl from the Solus Project is happy to announce today, September 7, 2016, the release of an updated ISO image for the Solus operating system based on the Linux kernel.
Do you own an old PC, like the ones that came with windows XP? Well, you don’t have to dump them just yet as they can be brought back to life with these lightweight Linux desktop environments. These desktop environments are characterised as lightweight because they consume lesser resources than other popular desktop environments with feature-rich experiences. Here are all of these lightweight Linux desktop environments.
Use this tutorial to install Ubuntu on an IBM Power System LC server using several different methods, including USB device, virtual wizard, or network boot installation. This installation is specifically for installing Ubuntu on an IBM Power System S812 LC or S822 LC (OpenPOWER) server, but can be easily adapted to a different Power System LC server.
Becoming (or remaining) an open organization is challenging. This month, the open organization community at Opensource.com discussed those challenges—and so much more—during our #OpenOrgChat on Twitter. If you missed it, check out the recap below as you prepare for our next chat.read more
A new stable version of the AV Linux open-source and free GNU/Linux distribution designed for audio production has been released recently, version 2016.8.30, bringing an updated real-time kernel and many other improvements.
Called Umbreon, after a Pokémon character that hides in the darkness, the rootkit has been in development since early 2015 and is now being sold on the underground markets. It targets Linux-based systems on the x86, x86-64 and ARM architectures, including many embedded devices such as routers.
Fast and efficient software testing is easy with Docker, says Laura Frank of Codeship, who will be presenting a talk called “Building Efficient Parallel Testing Platforms with Docker” at LinuxCon + ContainerCon Europe next month.
The development team behind the world's most popular network protocol analyzer, Wireshark, proudly announced the release of a new major stable version, namely Wireshark 2.2.
Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Peppermint OS 7, and should you switch from iOS to Android?