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How To Install And Use SVN With Apache dav_svn On Ubuntu 14.04

Saturday 19th of July 2014 06:14:22 PM
How to Install and Use SVN with apache dav_svn on Ubuntu 14.04This tutorial explains the process of installing and using SVN on Ubuntu 14.04 as per steps outlined below. Subversion is a popular open source version control system that enables users to record the history of source files and documents, and manage files and directories over a period of time. It is akin to a tree of files being placed into a central repository on the lines of a regular file server, barring that each modification made to these files and directories is always remembered.

Ask Fedora - Getting started and helping out.

Saturday 19th of July 2014 04:20:00 PM
Since we deployed Ask Fedora, we’ve seen a healthy rise in its usage. Unfortunately, I haven’t statistics to show for this. I still need to figure out how I can get some. In this post, I’ll introduce Ask Fedora for the benefit of those still unaware of it and then write a little about how you can help us help yourself and our users via this Q&A forum.

Power Cord

Saturday 19th of July 2014 02:25:38 PM
(The *nix part is in the mouse-over)

Two factor authentication with Yubikey for harddisk encryption with LUKS

Saturday 19th of July 2014 12:31:16 PM
Two factor authentication with Yubikey for harddisk encryption with LUKSThe yubikey is a cool device that is around for a while and several of us know it and love it. It is a device that is recognizes as a USB HID device and can emit one time passwords on a button press. Quite for a while the yubikey supports a challenge response mode, where the computer can send a challenge to the yubikey and the yubikey will answer with a response, that is calculated using HMAC-SHA1.

Six Clicks: More Linux single-board computers

Saturday 19th of July 2014 10:36:54 AM
There are many great Linux-powered single-board computers, starting with the new Raspberry Pi B+.

On a mission to digitize and share the world's visual history

Saturday 19th of July 2014 08:42:32 AM
Project Gado has created an open source robotic scanner that small archives can use to digitize their photographic collections. Gado means inheritance in the West African language Hausa, reflecting the project’s historical preservation goal.

$25 MIPS SBC extends Arduino with WiFi and OpenWRT

Saturday 19th of July 2014 06:48:10 AM
The Arbor Linux Shield combines a V-Solution COM running Linux on an Atheros AR9331 with a baseboard that can act as a Linux SBC or as an Arduino shield. A few days after we reported on the DPT Board Indiegogo project from DPTechnics, we find there’s another OpenWRT-based Indiegogo single board computer project from a father-and-son startup, this time from Lakefield, Minnesota. Arbor-IO’s Arbor Linux Shield (ALS) which similarly integrates a MIPS-based Qualcomm Atheros AR9331 system-on-chip.

The Plop boot manager; what is it and why would you need it?

Saturday 19th of July 2014 04:53:48 AM
Unless you, like me, are stubbornly trying to repurpose aging hardware, this tool might not be of much interest to you. But it allowed me to get an older machine booting from USB when BIOS limitations were interfering, so I decided to document here the fairly simple procedures I followed to accomplish this in case they might be of benefit to others.

Mirantis Delivers Mirantis OpenStack Integration With Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

Saturday 19th of July 2014 02:59:26 AM
Mirantis, a pure-play OpenStack vendor and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that Oracle Linux and Oracle VM have been integrated into the Mirantis OpenStack distribution, offering joint customers a supported, enterprise-grade OpenStack distribution optimized for running enterprise workloads. The integration is a collaborative effort of Mirantis and Oracle to adopt innovations from the community and offer more choice to customers.

6 Excellent Lightweight Linux Distros for x86 and ARM

Saturday 19th of July 2014 01:05:04 AM
Presenting a nice assortment of lightweight yet fully-functional Linux distros for all occasions. All of these are full distros that do not depend on cloud services; four for x86 and two, count 'em, two for ARM hardware.

Bi-Directional Replication for PostgreSQL announced by 2ndQuadrant

Friday 18th of July 2014 11:10:42 PM
BDR Basic Schema32ndQuadrant, global experts in PostgreSQL support, training, development, migration and consultancy, have announced a free and open source extension to PostgreSQL (licensed under the same terms): Bi-Directional Replication (BDR).

Open Source FPS/RTS Hybrid Unvanquished Alpha 29 Released

Friday 18th of July 2014 10:13:31 PM
The great looking Unvanquished has once again pushed out a major alpha bump to the game bringing it that step closer to a more stable and feature filled game.

Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited subscription service

Friday 18th of July 2014 09:16:20 PM
In today's open source roundup: Amazon launches a Netflix for ebooks subscription service. Plus: A KDE skeptic likes the Plasma 5 desktop, and what's the best Linux distro for game development?

One year, two months with Fedora this time around

Friday 18th of July 2014 08:19:09 PM
Problems on the Linux desktop happen. Despite everything, I’ve been very happy with Fedora. Especially with Xfce. With the help of RPM Fusion and other savvy Fedora users, I’ve been able to run every kind of multimedia I want. Just about everything works most of the time. And despite the constant newness, things seem remarkably stable.

Rugged SMARC module toughens up Atom E3800

Friday 18th of July 2014 07:21:58 PM
Adlink unveiled a ruggedized “LEC-BT” full-sized SMARC module based on the Atom E3800, featuring a camera interface and industrial temperature support. The SMARC computer-on-module form-factor was originally intended as an ARM vehicle, but in March Kontron announced the “world’s first x86-based SMARC COM” with its Intel Atom E3800 based SMARC-sXBTi COM. Now Adlink has countered […]

Raspberry Pi 3D full-body scanner interview

Friday 18th of July 2014 06:24:47 PM
We talk to Richard Garsthagen about why he needs 40 Raspberry Pis to take a picture of you

Mirantis and Oracle Partner on OpenStack

Friday 18th of July 2014 05:27:36 PM
In a move that could shake up the nascent OpenStack cloud market, Oracle has partnered with Mirantis for OpenStack cloud technology.The partnership will bring commercial support for Mirantis OpenStack customers that want to deploy clouds with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM technologies. The partnership does not currently extend to certify Mirantis OpenStack to run on Oracle hardware. -

Avoid the Android vampire apps

Friday 18th of July 2014 04:30:25 PM
Some Android applications will drain your smartphone or tablet of battery life, storage or bandwidth like a blood-sucking fiend. Here's what's what with the worst of the worst.

Google's new container project, open source at LinkedIn, Raspberry Pi B+, more

Friday 18th of July 2014 03:33:14 PM
Open source news for your reading pleasure.July 12 - 18, 2014In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at how LinkedIn uses open source, Google's new container project Kubernetes, Raspberry Pi B+, more!read more

Epic Games Helps Blender By Becoming A Sponsor

Friday 18th of July 2014 02:36:03 PM
Epic Games are starting to become real champions for us with porting Unreal Engine and bringing the new Unreal Tournament to us, but now they are also sponsoring the Blender project with funds too.