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In today's open source roundup: Check out seven of the best Linux desktop environments. Plus: Firefox 40 available for Linux. And Kali Linux 2.0 has been released.
A design flaw in Intel's processors can be exploited to install malware beneath operating systems and antivirus – making it tough to detect and remove.…
I was both nervous and excited to begin my intern experience at Red Hat. I followed a path slightly different from that of the typical intern, having worked previously in the corporate world and then spending time at home with my children. While I looked into my options for returning to work, I spoke with several people at Red Hat who were very open to meeting with me, encouraged my interest in marketing analytics, and provided me with other resources and contacts. The result of those conversations was this amazing opportunity to intern with Red Hat's marketing operations team.read more
Linux Lite is a free, open source, Ubuntu-based and light-weight Linux distribution which is very easy for Windows users turning toward Linux. Linux Lite comes with all basic apps installed so that you don't have to download and install them manually. It's friendly to Windows/New users. So let's know more about Linux Lite.
The Fedora 23 Alpha is here, right on schedule for our plannedOctober final release...
Mozilla has released Firefox 40 for the Linux platform, and it brings better scrolling, graphics, and video playback performance for this particular operating system, among many other changes.
It has been more than a year since Zorin OS 9 was released. And the 1st of August 2015 saw the release of the brand new distribution from the Zorin team: Zorin OS 10.
QNX Neutrino OS 'unrelated' to exploit, say CanucksBlackBerry has denied rumors that its software might have played a role in the infamous "Jeep hack," saying it's "unequivocally" not true.…
eInfochips announced Arrow distribution for its “Eragon600″ module and development kits, which run Android or Linux on a quad-core Snapdragon 600 SoC. We missed Qualcomm’s announcement of the eInfochips Eragon600 in June. Now eInfochips has announced a global distribution deal with Arrow Electronics, which will bring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 based computer-on-module and several carrier […]
The newest game from Paradox Interactive is called Stellaris, and it is developed by the same team who also did the Crusader Kings and Europa Universalis series. Linux has been announced as a launch platform.
After upgrade to upstream version of openstack-puppet-modules-2015.1.9 procedure of RDO Kilo install on F22 significantly changed. Steps required to be undertaken on Controller follow below.
When I was a kid I wanted to be a singing dentist, a veterinarian, a reporter, and pretty much everything in between. But the one field that never crossed my mind as a possibility was Information Technology.Sure, I had immersed myself in technology growing up, playing the Putt Putt Saves the Zoo computer game and using desktop publishing software to create my own daily newsletter, The Daily News. While I understood how to use technology to accomplish tasks, I didn't think of it as a vehicle to a potential career path.read more
A security hole in Android's remote support tool is being exploited in the wild.
Ubuntu has received a lot offlack from the community for some of its commercial projects.Placing Amazon ads in Unity's Dash is a classic example of a poorlyplanned move that flies in the teeth of the community's ethos. Acommunity built on the concepts of freedom and software thatempowers the user (instead of some commercial concern) would nevertake that well.
Elementary OS is a really good Linux distribution for those people who don't want to learn about the command line and have no interest in customising their user experience. If you just want to use your computer to play games, listen to music and do basic things then this might be the one for you.
In this article, I will describe how you can monitor your Debian 8 server with Munin and Monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server without much configuration, whereas Monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that let you recognize current or upcoming problems, and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.
In today's open source roundup: Six myths about Linux that aren't true. Plus: Canonical won't support DEB-based Ubuntu Software Center. And the controversy over Purism's laptops.
Fedora 23 Alpha is scheduled to hit the mirrors tomorrow, and Flock our big annual developer and contributor conference, this year in Rochester, New York starts Wednesday.
Plex Media Server, a piece of software that allows users to play movies and TV shows on the computer and to connect to devices like smart TVs or tablets, has been upgraded to version 0.9.12.8 and is available for download.
The entropy of data generated by Linux servers -- which are the backbone of much of the internet -- is, says security expert Bruce Potter, too low... Potter warns that the low entropy problem means that seemingly random numbers could in fact be easier to guess or crack than first thought.