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What Can You Do For Linux Gaming?

Monday 24th of November 2014 02:39:09 PM
An editorial talking about what you can do for Linux gaming. Including when to buy games, and what distribution to use to make sure you get support.

We have a winner! Fresh Linux Mint 17.1 -- hands down the best

Monday 24th of November 2014 01:41:58 PM
Beats Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, ElementaryReview Linux Mint 17.1 is the first example of what the Mint project team can do when they're focused on their own system rather than on making the latest Ubuntu work with Mint.…

How to install LAMP stack on Ubuntu server

Monday 24th of November 2014 12:44:47 PM
LAMP stack is a popular open source software platform for powering database-driven web applications on Linux. LAMP itself is an acronym for Linux, Apache web server, MariaDB database, and PHP dynamic server-side programming language. This tutorial will present a step by step procedure on installing LAMP stack on Ubuntu server, and also guide you to […]Continue reading...The post How to install LAMP stack on Ubuntu server appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to install LAMP stack (Apache, MariaDB/MySQL and PHP) on CentOS How to install LAMP server on Ubuntu How to secure a LAMP server on CentOS or RHEL How to install LEMP stack (nginx, MariaDB/MySQL and PHP) on CentOS How to run SQL queries against Apache log files on Linux

SUSE invests in software-defined storage

Monday 24th of November 2014 04:08:56 AM
SUSE, the enterprise Linux company, is working on its own storage solution using open-source Ceph: SUSE Storage.

Linux Namespaces: Powerful Isolation & OS Level Virtualization

Monday 24th of November 2014 03:11:45 AM
Starting in kernel 2.6.24, Linux supports 6 different types of namespaces. Namespaces are useful in creating processes that are more isolated from the rest of the system, without needing to use full low level virtualization technology.

As Expected: Trial Lawyers Made A Huge Miscalculation In Killing Recent Patent Reform

Monday 24th of November 2014 02:14:34 AM
Back in May, we wrote about how, despite pretty much everyone agreeing on a (decent, if not amazing) patent reform bill in the Senate, the whole thing got shot down at the last minute. That was when the trial lawyers called Senator Harry Reid, asking him to kill the whole thing, which he did by telling Senator Patrick Leahy that he wouldn't allow the bill to go to the floor for a vote. This came after months of detailed negotiations, getting nearly everyone into agreement on the bill, which would have made life at least somewhat more difficult for patent trolls.

Competition: Win a PiKon telescope

Sunday 23rd of November 2014 08:34:04 PM
Write code to improve this Pi-powered telescope and you could win one of your own

Battle for Wesnoth 1.12.0 Is a Complex Turn-Based Strategy For Linux

Sunday 23rd of November 2014 05:44:44 PM
The Battle for Wesnoth is free, turn-based tactical strategy game that features both single-player and online/hotseat multiplayer combat. The developers have just updated it after a long hiatus.

A price to pay -- the Free Software column

Sunday 23rd of November 2014 02:29:22 PM
For a successful open source company, the lack of process control is just a small price to pay in the grand scheme of things

OpenSUSE 13.2 KDE Edition : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Sunday 23rd of November 2014 12:35:00 PM
OpenSUSE 13.2 has been released and announced by The openSUSE Project Developer, it now available to download and install on you computer. OpenSUSE 13.2 KDE is defaut desktop OpenSUSE, but there is also a GNOME edition, this release openSUSE Project Developer shipped the latest version of KDE 4.14.

Android 5.0 dev kits simplify octacore Snapdragon designs

Sunday 23rd of November 2014 02:15:06 AM
Intrinsyc unveiled an Android 5.0 dev platform for the Snapdragon 810 SoC in phone, tablet, SBC, and COM versions that debut DDR4 and TransferJet tech. Intrinsyc Technologies has released three Android 5.0 development platforms, as well as a computer-on-module, supporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 system-on-chip: Open-Q 8094 System on Module (SOM) — Snapdragon 810 with […]

Roll up, roll up, Microsoft's rolled up dozens of OS fixes

Saturday 22nd of November 2014 11:30:50 PM
Linux VMs over 2TB now possible and Cloud Platform gets a scaled-up cleanupMicrosoft's just released its November rollup of product fixes to address issues that go back to April 2014.…

Top 5 articles: Linux for your food, Tips for Docker users, and more

Saturday 22nd of November 2014 07:03:44 PM
The race for Top 5 was tight this week on Opensource.com. Here's the best of the best from the site: November 17 - 21, 2014. Top 5 articles of the weekread more

Pie Noon by Google, Super Smash Bros on your TI-83, and more

Saturday 22nd of November 2014 05:01:57 PM
Open gaming roundupWeek of November 15 - 21, 2014Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Google's release of open source Pie Noon, an update of the Steam Client, Super Smash Bros on calculaters, and more!read more

Guadalinex 9 Screenshot Tour

Saturday 22nd of November 2014 02:45:53 PM
Guadalinex 9 has been released. Guadalinex is a Linux distribution developed by the Council of Economy, Innovation and Science of the Government of Andalucía (Spain) to facilitate the access to information technology for all citizens of the Spanish province. It is largely based on Ubuntu 14.04, with elements from Linux Mint and Debian GNU/Linux. The main edition comes with the Cinnamon desktop, while the "lite" variant, provided for the first time and designed to run on older computers or computers with limited hardware, includes the lightweight LXDE desktop environment.

Python explained

Saturday 22nd of November 2014 12:51:31 PM
Python is the popular programming language used on the Raspberry Pi. What makes it so special?

Hands On Embedded Linux Development Training course.

Saturday 22nd of November 2014 10:57:09 AM
LinuxCertified Inc, a leading provider of Linux training and services, announced its next Hands On Embedded Linux Development class to be held in San Francisco Bay Area from [url=http://www.linuxcertified.com/class_schedule.html]December 6th - 8th, 2014.[/url]

Elasticsearch Uses Power of Community for Open Source Analytics VIDEO

Saturday 22nd of November 2014 09:02:47 AM
How has the ELK stack emerged to become a leading open source data analysis platform?

Weighing in on SCALE & More…

Saturday 22nd of November 2014 07:08:25 AM
Get those proposals in: The Call for Papers for the 13th annual Southern California Linux Expo — SCALE 13x, for those of you keeping score at home — ends in less than three weeks from today.

Fedora Community Action and Impact job opening (Red Hat OSAS)

Saturday 22nd of November 2014 05:14:03 AM
We don’t have an official job posting for this yet (soon, I think), but in the meantime, I’ve been told that candidates should email interest and resume to Andy Pittaluga (apittalu at redhat.com) with subject line “Fedora Community”.

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Kernel 3.18 development – the kernel column

Linus Torvalds announced Linux 3.17, the Shuffling Zombie Juror, saying, “The past week was fairly calm, and so I have no qualms about releasing 3.17 on the normal schedule”. The latest kernel includes a number of nice headline features, such as the new getrandom() system call and sealed files APIs that we covered in previous issues of LU&D. Linux 3.17 also includes support for less highlighted new features, such as new signature checking of kexec()’d kernel images and sparse files on Samba file systems (which is significant for those mounting Windows and Mac shares). Read more

Qt 5.4 Release Candidate Available

I am happy to announce that Qt 5.4 Release Candidate is now available. After the Qt5.4 Beta release we have done some build & packaging related updates in addition to large number of error fixes based on feedback from Beta release. Read more

Weston's IVI Shell Sees New Version

There hasn't been much in the way of exciting Wayland/Weston developments to report on this month, but its development is continuing in its usual manner. Out today is another version of the Weston IVI Shell as it still works to being accepted upstream. The weston-ivi-shell is a reference shell for Wayland's Weston compositor running on In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems. The Weston-IVI work dates back many months and today's revision to the shell marks its eighth public version as it still seeks to be accepted into mainline Weston. Read more

Python 3 Support Added To The GNOME Shell

The GNOME Shell 3.15.2 release fixes some visual glitching, improves the layout of the extension installation dialog, supports the CSS margin property, and offers other bug fixes and minor enhancements. Most notable to GNOME Shell 3.15.2 though is there's finally Python 3 support. Many GNOME components have long ported their Python 2 code to Python 3 while GNOME Shell's Python support has just received the Py3 treatment. Details on GNOME's overall Python 3 porting work can be found via this Wiki page. Read more