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LibreOffice 5 - Free Office Suite Keeps Getting Better

Thursday 10th of November 2016 11:47:37 PM
LibreOffice is the best office software available, or at least on Linux. LibreOffice is a powerful office suite that comes with a clean interface and feature-rich tools that seeks to make your productive and creative. LibreOffice includes several applications including Writer for word processing, Calc for spreadsheets, Impress for presentations, Draw for vector graphics and flowcharts, Base for databases, and Math for formula editing.

How to share a mouse and keyboard across multiple computers

Thursday 10th of November 2016 10:33:17 PM
When I first started doing cross-platform development I used a KVM switch to share my mouse, keyboard, and monitor between several physical systems. I also used VNC and remote desktop software to see what things looked like on other operating systems. Then I obtained a second monitor, which gave me multiple options for different window layouts.read more

SUSE: A look inside the new SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2

Thursday 10th of November 2016 09:18:57 PM
A report from SUSECon: While out in the streets of DC there was alternately depression and elation, gnashing of teeth and celebration, at SUSECon yesterday, SUSE announced SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 12 Service Pack 2 designed to power physical, virtual and cloud-based mission-critical environments.

The Future of IoT: Containers Aim to Solve Security Crisis

Thursday 10th of November 2016 08:04:36 PM
Despite growing security threats, the Internet of Things hype shows no sign of abating. Feeling the FoMo, companies are busily rearranging their roadmaps for IoT. The transition to IoT runs even deeper and broader than the mobile revolution. Everything gets swallowed in the IoT maw, including smartphones, which are often our windows on the IoT world, and sometimes our hubs or sensor endpoints.

10 Things To Do After Installing CentOS

Thursday 10th of November 2016 06:50:16 PM
CentOS is a community-driven free Linux Distribution which happens to be a very capable alternative to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It is derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux sources. After installing CentOS 7, you may go ahead and start using the OS, but there are many things we can do to the new core system to get the most out of it. Most of these are also applicable to Red Hat Enterprise Linux since CentOS shares most of its features with it.

Android patches fix Drammer RAM attack, but not Dirty Cow exploit

Thursday 10th of November 2016 05:35:56 PM
Google released a new monthly batch of security patches for Android, fixing a dozen critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to compromise devices. One of the mitigated issues is a bit-flipping attack against memory chips that could lead to privilege escalation, but a more widespread rooting vulnerability in the Linux kernel remains unpatched.

Using drush for Drupal site Backup/Restore and Migration

Thursday 10th of November 2016 04:21:36 PM
'Drush', or the "Drupal Shell," is one of the Drupal administrator’s best friends. Its many command line tools allow a user to log into a web server and perform routine tasks such as applying updates, block users, or even "bootstrap" a brand new Drupal installation. The drush application provides a useful "archive" utility, as well as a corresponding "restore" command.

Move status icons to your GNOME top bar

Thursday 10th of November 2016 02:19:35 PM
The GNOME desktop environment comes installed with Fedora Workstation. GNOME hackers have continued to refine it over several years. However, not all third party software providers update their apps accordingly. Some software providers still make use of outdated status bar icons for... Continue Reading →

You Can Now Install Maru OS 0.3 on Your Mobile Device with Magic-Device-Tool - Exclusive

Thursday 10th of November 2016 01:05:15 PM
Some nice additions have been made to Marius Quabeck's amazing Magic-Device-Tool utility that lets smartphone and tablet users install various Linux-based mobile operating systems.

Why Is Corporate Linux Welcoming Microsoft?

Thursday 10th of November 2016 11:50:55 AM
Suddenly, after years of mistrust, corporate Linux is welcoming Microsoft in to its midst. Almost overnight, executives from Jim Zemlin of The Linux Foundation down have lined up at the microphone to explain how the lines between proprietary and free software are blurring, and how Microsoft has had a sincere change of heart.

Open-source pioneer Munich debates report that suggests abandoning Linux for Windows 10

Thursday 10th of November 2016 10:36:34 AM
An external report into IT at the city authority suggests the trailblazing council could move away from using open-source software.

Atom 1.12 Hackable Text Editor Released with International Keyboard Support

Thursday 10th of November 2016 09:22:14 AM
GitHub's Ian Olsen was proud to announce the release and immediate availability of the Atom 1.12 open-source and hackable text editor for all supported platforms.

Why keep Open States going?

Thursday 10th of November 2016 08:07:54 AM
We announced earlier this month that Open States is now being maintained by the original creators of the project, a community of Sunlight Foundation alumni and other volunteers.read more

Advantech's first five Apollo Lake SBCs include Mini-ITX, Pico-ITX models

Thursday 10th of November 2016 06:53:33 AM
Advantech announced five Linux-ready SBCs running Intel’s Apollo Lake SoCs in Mini-ITX, Pico-ITX, 3.5-inch, and EBX form factors. Advantech unveiled a variety of new boards and systems supporting Intel’s 14nm Atom E3900, Pentium N4200, and Celeron N3350 SoCs. The announcement, which also includes three COMs and three embedded computers that we hope to cover in [[he]#8230[/he]]

Latest AndEX Update Brings Linux Kernel 4.4.27 LTS to Android 7.0 Nougat

Thursday 10th of November 2016 05:39:13 AM
GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton announced the release of a new version of his commercial AndEX Android-x86-based operating system for personal computers.

Get Trained and Certified on Kubernetes with The Linux Foundation and CNCF

Thursday 10th of November 2016 04:24:53 AM
Kubernetes has quickly become the most popular container orchestration tool according to The New Stack, and thus is a hot new area for career development as the demand for IT practitioners skilled in Kubernetes has also surged.

Q4OS 1.8 "Orion" GNU/Linux Distro Ships with Brand New Trinity 14.0.4 Desktop

Thursday 10th of November 2016 03:10:33 AM
The developers of the Q4OS GNU/Linux distribution were pleased to inform Softpedia about the release and immediate availability of the Q4OS 1.8 "Orion" release.

Getting Started With Kubernetes Is Easy With Minikube

Thursday 10th of November 2016 01:56:12 AM
To get started with Kubernetes easily, we now have an all-in-one solution: minikube. Minikube will start a virtual machine locally and run the necessary Kubernetes components.

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Ubuntu Core has the keys to IoT security

In October, a DDoS attack on Dyn's infrastructure took down a big chunk of the internet, making sites like Amazon and Twitter inaccessible. It was the first major attack involving IoT (internet of things) devices. Fortunately, it was also a benign attack: no one got hurt, no one died. However, the next attack could be catastrophic. No one knows when it will happen. No one knows the magnitude. Read more

Android Marshmallow on PC Falls Flat

The Android-x86 Project eventually may become a viable operating system alternative for your desktop and laptops computers, but it's not there yet. You will have to wait a while for the developers to fix a number of failures with the latest release upgrading Android-x86 to Marshmallow 6.0.1. The developers late this summer released the first stable version of Android-x86 6.0, codenamed "Marshmallow." Android-x86 lets you run the Android OS with the Google Chrome browser on your desktop and laptop computers, rather than buying one of the qualified Chromebooks with the Google Play Store features bolted on. Read more

Korora 25 Linux Released, Based on Fedora 25 Ships with Cinnamon 3.2, MATE 1.16

On December 7, 2016, the development team behind the Fedora-based Korora Linux operating system proudly announced the release and general availability of Korora 25. Read more

SparkyLinux 4.5.1 MinimalGUI ISO Respin Improves the Sparky Advanced Installer

Only four days after the official release of the Debian-based SparkyLinux 4.5 operating system, the development team published an update MinimalGUI ISO image dubbed SparkyLinux 4.5.1. Read more