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Samsung says it will use Tizen Linux in all of its 2015 Smart TVs, which will feature WiDi and BLE for sharing and mirroring content with mobile devices. The Linux-based Tizen OS project has long had a smart TV profile under development, and it seemed only a matter of time before Samsung would put Tizen […]
Following up on its well-received first batch of WebOS based smart TVs, LG has announced a new line of 4K ULTRA HD TVs that run an updated 2.0 version of the Linux-based OS. Following up on its well-received first batch of WebOS based smart TVs, LG just announced a new line of 4K ULTRA HD […]
Although not many outside the world of the biological sciences have heard of it yet, the CRISPR gene editing technique may turn out to be one of the most important discoveries of recent years -- if patent battles don't ruin it.
By default, Linux is designed with a moderate amount of security in mind. For that, I am incredibly grateful. If you struggle with maintaining security in your environment, this issue hopefully will encourage and educate as opposed to making you feel guilty.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at 3D printing for NASA, the Banana Pi, adventures with the R language, and more!
Firefox turned ten years old last November and celebrated the occasion with a new version (33.1) that featured a much-welcomed developer edition. It also featured a "forget" button that lets you backspace through time, blowing away history, cookies and open tabs: one more privacy tool for the shed.
In today's open source roundup: You can now download version 3.0 of North Korea Linux. Plus: Android-x86 4.4-r2 (KitKat-x86) released, and Flappy Bird comes to Android Wear.
We look back at a fruitful year for OpenStack, Microsoft's cloud ambitions could mean fewer resources for Windows, and three cloud wishes for the new year.
Software-defined storage will come into its own in 2015, and open-source software will carry it there.
It seems that Google hasn’t always been able to gain access to infrastructure such as utility poles, ducts, conduits and rights of way in their attempt to bring speed-of-light Internet access to the U.S. one city at a time. The company claims that reclassifying service providers as common carriers would open the door and give it access.
Isoplex is a free and cross-platform computer software designed in the style of the famous Popcorn Time application, giving users access to millions of movies for free. With Isoplex, you won’t have to install a BitTorrent client, locate a reliable BitTorrent website, search for your favorite movies and wait hours or even days to download them at the highest quality available (usually 1080p).
The desktop version North Korea Linux 3.0 is finally available for download and install, thanks to the same guy who initially brought us the server version of North Korea Linux. The ISO download has been popping up all over the place on torrent sites...
Glacier is a low cost cloud storage provided by Amazon Web Services. There are certain time limitation when retrieving your data so be sure that this is a right service for you before you decide to use Amazon Glacier service. Generally Amazon Glacier service is great for all digital archiving and backup needs, where the archived files do not need to be retrieved instantly.
What a year for OpenStack! With two shiny new releases, two excellent summits on opposite sides of the Atlantic, countless new features, and an ever-growing community of users and developers, it truly has been a year of progress for OpenStack.read more
This guide shows 3 different methods for creating a persistent Xubuntu USB drive. It is the first in a series of posts looking at Xubuntu and will get you up and running with Xubuntu in a live environment.
Just in case you haven't been able to tell from my earlier posts on backupninja and backup-manager, I am a big backup fan. When it comes to backup, I'd rather have too much than not enough, because if the need arises, you will be grateful that you took the time and effort to generate extra […]Continue reading...The post How to set up a cross-platform backup server on Linux with BackupPC appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to synchronize files between two servers bidirectionally How to create a secure incremental offsite backup in Linux with Duplicity How to back up a Debian system using backupninja How to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS How to block unwanted IP addresses on Linux efficiently
The following tutorial will guide you through the details on how to install and run MODX on a Debian 7 VPS.