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Following the overview of KDE IRC clients, here is a brief overview of several counterparts for GNOME, which will blend well in Xfce or Unity as well.
Monitoring Network Traffic or Bandwidth Usage is an important task in an organisational structure or even for developers. It is sometimes required to monitor traffic on various systems which share the internet bandwidth. There might be situations where network statistics are required for decision making in the networking areas or use the logged information on the network traffic for analysis tasks.
Nearly six months have passed since a major Drupal SQL injection vulnerability was disclosed, and yet attackers are continuing to try, sometimes successfully, to exploit websites that have failed to update their systems.
This article presents a step by step procedure for installing the latest version of nova docker on Fedora 21.
I learned about David Lippman from an article on TeamOpen and realized I needed to talk to him more about his work in open education and open source. David is a professor at Pierce College and has saved students a million dollars with his shared textbooks. He also built IMathAS, a free, open source math assessment and course platform.read more
Fedora 22 Alpha has been released by Fedora Project, it now available to download and install for test drive. The Alpha version of Fedora 22 GNOME edition comes with many enhancements from the GNOME 3.16 Beta desktop environment, such as the revamped GNOME Shell theme, GNOME 3.16’s brand-new notification system that is integrated beside calendar applet, Nautilus improvements, and many other goodies.
Image resolution of today's picture taking gadgets (e.g., smartphones, digital cameras) keeps increasing. Even 36.3 Megapixel Nikon D800 recently hit the consumer market, and this trend will continue. While modern gadgets continue to produce increasingly high resolution images, we may often want to post-process and compress their sizes before uploading them to a storage-limited and bandwidth-restricted cloud.
Today, we see more and more GNOME 3.16 core components and applications published on the project’s FTP site, so we thought it will be a good idea to write a feature roundup for your reading pleasure. First, we remind everyone that GNOME 3.16 will be released on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
This is a tutorial aimed at showing how to get hardware and general system information on Linux. There are also a few examples which normally work on Debian and its derivatives, like Ubuntu or Linux Mint.
The Manjaro Linux developers have announced this past weekend that availability of the fifth update pack for the current stable version of their acclaimed computer operating system, Manjaro Linux 0.8.12, bringing updated Linux kernel packages and lots of fixes for the Xfce and KDE desktop environments.
In this article I describe the Linux capabilities feature of Firejail security sandbox. Firejail allows the user to start programs with a specified set of capabilities. The set is applied to all processes running inside the sandbox, thus restricting what processes can do, and somehow reducing the attack surface of the kernel.
Interested in keeping track of what[he]#039[/he]s happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
The Linux distribution Neptune 4.3 has been made available for download. The software updates includes Chromium, VLC, LibreOffice 4.3.3, Icedove & many more.
When I began this series of writing about Docker security on Opensource.com, I stated that "containers do not contain." One of the main goals at both Red Hat and at Docker is to make this statement less true.
Pinguy OS 14.04.2 LTS has been released today, March 22, and the Live ISO images are now available for download. While there’s no official announcement on the distribution’s homepage at the moment of writing this article, we took it for a test drive and created a nice screenshot tour for your viewing pleasure.
Gaming on Linux has always been talk of town. You may find people criticizing, "gaming on Linux is dirty!" But tell them to stop and see lots of games' developers turning toward Linux. There has been many fantastic games are now for Linux too and this time it is Plague Inc: Evolved. Plague Inc: Evolved is now for Linux.
Get rock-solid defences on your systems and networks. This month we’re going to tackle security on both the online and offline front. First up we’ll go through good password practice with a fine-tooth comb, picking out everything that you need to know and showing you how to create super-safe passwords.
Managing one’s finances is an unavoidable chore in life. You will need to employ it sooner or later — the sooner you try it, the better. Luckily, there is a great open source tool available for all your budgeting needs – GNUCash. It is available in Fedora’s repositories. You can install it using Gnome Software or through the command line.
FrontlineSMS started in 2005 with what seemed like a simple, clear ambition: make a tool that makes it easy for offline communities to communicate. The goal wasn’t innovation or profit, it was simply to get a useful tool into the hands of as many people as possible.
With the release of the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and its ARM Cortex-A7 CPU, users are offered a number of ways of running Ubuntu. If you like being at the cutting edge, you may be interested in trying an image of Vivid Vervet, the code name for Ubuntu 15.04. This is a development release, as Ubuntu 15.04 is not scheduled for release until next month. It offers a number of interesting features and improvements.