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How to Install Jenkins with Apache on Ubuntu 16.04

Friday 25th of November 2016 03:54:07 PM
Jenkins is an automation server forked from the Hudson project. Jenkins is a server based application running in a Java servlet container, it has support for many SCM (Source Control Management) software systems including Git, SVN, and Mercurial. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the latest Jenkins version on Ubuntu Server 16.04. We will run Jenkins on our own domain name, and we will to install and configure Jenkins to run under the apache web server with the reverse proxy for Jenkins.

10 holiday gift ideas for open source enthusiasts

Friday 25th of November 2016 01:59:45 PM
It[he]#039[/he]s that time of year again! Our amazing community members shared some of their favorite open-source-related products and gifts with us, and we[he]#039[/he]ve pulled together some of the best for our annual holiday gift guide.Kick off the holiday shopping season by checking out these 10 great gifts for open source enthusiasts.

PINEBOOK ARM Linux Laptop Powered by Allwinner A64 Processor to Sell for $89 and Up

Friday 25th of November 2016 11:14:45 AM
PINEBOOK should support most of the operating systems supported by PINE A64(+) boards including Android 5.1/7.0, Remix OS, Debian, Ubuntu, and others, but the firmware requires some (minor) modifications since the laptop is using LPDDR3 RAM.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-14 Slated for Early December Release for Ubuntu Phones, Tablets

Friday 25th of November 2016 09:20:23 AM
On Thanksgiving day, Canonical's Lukasz Zemczak wrote yet another landing e-mail to inform the Ubuntu Phone and Tablet communities about the release date of the long-anticipated Ubuntu Touch OTA-14 software update.

Give your eyes a break in the evenings with Redshift

Friday 25th of November 2016 07:26:01 AM
Eyes hurting at night from the glare of your screen? Perhaps it's even affecting your sleep? Then maybe you should give Redshift a try, a program similar to Twilight on Android and inspired by the likes of f.lux.

openSUSE Tumbleweed Gets Linux Kernel 4.8.9, CMake 3.7, Firefox 50, and Mesa 13.0.1

Friday 25th of November 2016 05:31:39 AM
Users of the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling distribution should be happy to hear that the repositories were flooded this week with hundreds of updated packages.

8 Books Security Pros Should Read

Friday 25th of November 2016 03:37:17 AM
Calling all infosec pros: What are the best books in your security library? On a second thought, let's take a step back. A better question may be: Do you have a security library at all? If not, why?

Get emotional: Tips for open source communities

Friday 25th of November 2016 01:42:55 AM
Technology is social before it's technical. —Gilles DeleuzeHumans are driven quite a bit by emotions. You may be a rational human being, but your emotions will still drive many of your choices. You can be excited, angry, interested, or sad about things—it doesn't matter—you'll react to those emotions and you'll very often leak that into your communications.read more

Ubuntu to Reject SHA-1-Signed Repos by Default in APT Starting January 1, 2017

Thursday 24th of November 2016 11:48:33 PM
Debian developer and Ubuntu member Julian Andres Klode announced that he plans on turning off SHA1 support for APT repositories starting January 1, 2017.

The open source Vulkan driver for AMD 'radv' continues improving at a rapid pace

Thursday 24th of November 2016 09:54:11 PM
As always, I am massively impressed with the progress the Mesa developers have made. The open source Vulkan driver 'radv' has continued to evolve recently.

How to install and use 7zip file archiver on Ubuntu Linux

Thursday 24th of November 2016 07:59:49 PM
If you are a Microsoft Windows user, and your work involves sending/receiving large files over network, there's quite a possibility that you'd have at-least heard of (if not used) the 7zip tool. For those who aren't aware, 7zip is an award-winning, open-source file archiver that is claimed to have "a high compression ratio.". In this article, we'll discuss how to install and use p7zip in Linux.

Making open source fashionable

Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:05:27 PM
In March 2015, the leadership of Berlin-based Zalando gathered the company's entire tech team in a hip underground techno club (it's Berlin, after all) and announced a new way of working—something called "Radical Agility." Inspired by Daniel Pink's Drive, Brian Robertson's Holacracy system and the agile movement, Radical Agility emphasizes Drive's call for autonomy, mastery and purpose as the pillars of the company's tech strategy and culture.read more

Malware Found on New Windows Computers (Not What You Think)

Thursday 24th of November 2016 04:11:05 PM
An investigative team for a Seattle television station found finding malware on clean computers to be an everyday practice at Office Depot.

How to build your code club on GitHub

Thursday 24th of November 2016 02:19:05 PM
For anything involving code, programming clubs often turn to GitHub, which has become the standard for open source project hosting for thousands of projects all over the world. GitHub organizations are for creating teams of people working on projects; organizations can have many repositories and smaller teams inside of them. Here's how you get started.read more

Helm: The Kubernetes Package Manager

Thursday 24th of November 2016 12:24:43 PM
Helm aims to be the default package manager for Kubernetes. In Kubernetes, distributed applications are made of various resources: Deployments, Services, Ingress, Volumes, and so on (as discussed in parts one and two of this series). All in all, Helm tries to simplify complex application deployment on Kubernetes coupled with sharing of applications’ manifests.

Here's How to Upgrade a Fedora 24 Linux to Fedora 25 via GNOME Software or DNF

Thursday 24th of November 2016 10:30:21 AM
Fedora 25 arrived on November 22, 2016, as reported right here on Softpedia, and it ships with lots of modern GNU/Linux technologies and the latest open source software releases.

How to extract files from an RPM package on Linux

Thursday 24th of November 2016 08:35:59 AM
An RPM package contains a set of files, typically compiled software binaries, libraries, and their development source files. These files are packaged in a cpio archive format, and finally wrapped in an RPM file along with any necessary package-specific metadata.

Open source lab-on-a-board costs $29

Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:41:37 AM
The tiny, open source “EspoTek Labrador” board combines an oscilloscope, waveform generator, power supply, logic analyzer, and multimeter. We’ve seen several open source projects that have slashed the price and complexity of data acquisition (DAQ), testing and measurement, and other lab gear, such as the Red Pitaya, which is now selling kits under the STEMlab name starting at $199.

How to Install and Configure MongoDB on CentOS 7

Thursday 24th of November 2016 04:47:15 AM
MongoDB is a NoSQL database that provides high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling. This tutorial shows you how to install and configure MongoDB 3.2 (stable) on a CentOS 7 server.

Fedora 25 Linux arrives with Wayland display support

Thursday 24th of November 2016 02:52:53 AM
Linux desktop users have been waiting for Wayland, the X server display replacement, for years. It's finally here.

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Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.23 Snap Creator for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 16.10

Canonical's Snappy development team have released a new maintenance version of the Snapcraft 2.x tool that lets applications developers package their apps as Snap packages for Ubuntu and other GNU/Linux distributions that support Snaps. Read more

Mandriva Fork Mageia 5.1 Lets Users Install the Linux OS on NVMe-Based Drives

The development team behind the Mandriva fork Mageia Linux distribution are announcing the release and general availability of the first, and probably the last, point release of the Mageia 5 series. Read more

Linux 4.9-rc8

So if anybody has been following the git tree, it should come as no surprise that I ended up doing an rc8 after all: things haven't been bad, but it also hasn't been the complete quiet that would have made me go "no point in doing another week". Extra kudos to Arnd, who actually root-caused the incredibly annoying "modversions do not work with new versions of binutils", bisecting it to a particular change to symbol handling in binutils, and then adding a small one-liner patch to the kernel to work around the issue. We already had other workarounds in place, but it's always good to know exactly what in the tool chain changed to cause things like this. Read more Also: Linux Kernel 4.9 Slated for December 11 Release as Linus Torvalds Outs RC8 Linux 4.9-rc8 Kernel Released