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Lanner Further Expands Carrier-grade Network Appliances HCP-72i2 for Telecom Applications

Wednesday 27th of April 2016 08:08:22 AM
The HCP-72i2 is a 2U rackmount telecom network appliance built with Lanner's unique Hybrid Telecommunications Computing Architecture (HybridTCA™) ,which is created to meet the challenging requirements for carrier-grade network control, cloud computing and data center.

Xubuntu 16.04 - quick screenshot tour

Wednesday 27th of April 2016 07:11:11 AM
Let's have a quick whistle-stop tour through Xubuntu 16.04.

IBM Bids to Improve OpenStack Cloud Interoperability VIDEO

Wednesday 27th of April 2016 06:14:00 AM
At the OpenStack Summit here, IBM is doubling down on it pledge and efforts to help advance OpenStack cloud interoperability.

GNOME Software Package Manager Prepares for GNOME 3.22, Gets Steam Support

Wednesday 27th of April 2016 05:16:49 AM
For those of you not in the loop, the GNOME Project is currently working hard on implementing new features of the upcoming GNOME 3.22 desktop environment.

Update to Firefox Released Today

Wednesday 27th of April 2016 04:19:38 AM
The latest version of Firefox was released today. It features an improved look and feel for Linux users, a minor security improvement and additional updates for all Firefox users.

BlackBerry wakes up, dunks Priv in Marshmallow

Wednesday 27th of April 2016 03:22:27 AM
Hub, keyboard and email also updated. BlackBerry has released the Android Marshmallow 6.0 platform update for its Priv flagship, alongside big improvements to the Hub, the phone’s hallmark message aggregator.

CoreOS shows OpenStack can be run as a container with Kubernetes

Wednesday 27th of April 2016 02:25:16 AM
OpenStack is a complicated and enormous open-source cloud program, but CoreOS showed that it too can be run inside a container.

Is the OpenStack Big Tent Model Working?

Wednesday 27th of April 2016 01:28:05 AM
A year after OpenStack officially embraced an approach to be more inclusive, project leaders talk about what's working and what's not.

Vivaldi 1.1 Web Browser Released for All Platforms, Based on Chromium 50

Wednesday 27th of April 2016 12:30:54 AM
Softpedia has been informed today by Vivaldi about the immediate availability for download of the first point release of the Vivaldi 1.0 web browser for all supported platforms.

Create a desktop/online office on Ubuntu with ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors

Tuesday 26th of April 2016 11:33:43 PM
This tutorial explains how to install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors and connect them to your web-office account to get a desktop/online office suite on your Ubuntu machine. ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors comprise viewers and editors for text documents, spreadsheets and presentations that allow to work with your documents offline and easily switch to the online to co-edit, review, comment or discuss them with others.

OpenStack Summit: What Will be the LAMP of the Cloud?

Tuesday 26th of April 2016 10:36:32 PM
AUSTIN - In the early days of the Internet, it was the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack that enabled the rapid growth of the Web. For the new era of the cloud, what will be the LAMP stack of the cloud? That's a question asked by Mark Collier, Chief Operating Officer of the OpenStack Foundation at the OpenStack Summit here.

Charlie Reisinger: Using FOSS to Empower Students

Tuesday 26th of April 2016 09:39:21 PM
When Pennsylvania's Penn Manor High School launched the state's largest free software learning program, they did it a little differently than most schools. As click-baity ads on FaceBook like to proclaim: You won't believe what happened next.

ACI Worldwide's UP Retail Payments

Tuesday 26th of April 2016 08:42:10 PM
As customers of global-payments solution provider ACI Worldwide retire agingplatforms, they are clamoring for Linux-based options.

The year of the Linux desktop may never arrive

Tuesday 26th of April 2016 07:44:59 PM
Also in today's open source roundup: Android apps might soon appear on Chromebooks, and what’s new in Xubuntu 16.04 LTS.

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Rebellin Linux Offers Best of Both Gnome Worlds

Both versions generally performed well. The Rebellin distro is impressive considering its small development team. Rebellin is not without a few glitches, however. One major problem I had with several of my computers testing the distro was with the audio playback in both the GNOME and the Mate editions. It did not play back. I double checked all the settings, even making sure that the mute option was not checked. Another issue affected just the Mate edition. The touchpad settings are not available, and the Touchpad tab itself is missing. The Synaptics Touchpad Driver is not being loaded in Rebellin Mate, according to Rebellin's developer. He posted a workaround that may temporarily resolve the problem. It is a multistep process that is not very straightforward. Read more

Debian and the Internet of Things

Everybody is talking about the Internet of Things. Unfortunately there is no sign of it in Debian yet. Besides some smaller packages like sispmctl, usbrelay or the 1-wire support in digitemp and owfs, there is not much software to control devices over a network. With the recent upload of alljoyn-core-1504 this might change. Read more

AMDGPU-PRO Beta 2 vs. Mesa 11.3 + Linux 4.6: Very Competitive For Linux Gamers

Following last week's AMDGPU-PRO 16.20.3 "Beta 2" driver release of AMD's new hybrid driver stack for Linux that makes use of the AMDGPU open-source kernel DRM driver with the closed-source OpenGL driver derived from Catalyst / Radeon Software, I set out to do a fresh open vs. closed-source driver comparison. For the Radeon R9 285, R9 290, and R9 Fury, I compared the performance of this new AMDGPU-PRO driver against Mesa 11.3-devel Git and Linux 4.6 for the latest open-source driver stack. Read more

Petros Koutoupis' RapidDisk

RapidDisk is an open-source and enhanced Linux RAM drive solution led by BDFL Petros Koutoupis (who also writes for Linux Journal) that allows users to create, resize and remove RAM drives dynamically or map those same RAM drives as a cache to slower data volumes. The latest version 4.0 release adds a series of complementary improvements, such as kernel module optimizations, code cleanup/redesign and bug fixes. RapidDisk consists of a collection of kernel modules, an administration utility, high-availability scripts and a RESTful API for third-party integration. By design, RapidDisk volumes are thinly provisioned and will allocate memory only upon usage. Read more