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Imagine you have a great idea for a new open source project that would meet some of your company's needs. You know it will be needed at other organizations, as everyone needs some help managing critical infrastructure. You map out an architecture, do some quick test code, and now it's time to add in some authentication code. If it's a web-based tool, support http authentication and you're done. Apache can handle it. If it's Linux-based, support PAM. Done. But what if it's neither?read more
Kde Plasma 5.3 has been released. Let's see what's new with this new release of our favorite desktop environment.
Google Summer of Code is getting ready to kick off their 11th iteration of the program. It offers a unique opportunity for students to get involved in open source, with the original slogan of the program being: "Flip bits, not burgers." All of the mentoring organizations have been announced, the student proposals are in, and the selected projects were just announced this week.read more
Canonical has announced and released ubuntu 15.04 vivid vervet... This release brings improvements in usability, the bug fixes, a fresh serving of software updates and adds some interesting new features. Here’s everything you’ll find in the stable release of Ubuntu 15.04 vivid vervet.
Find out how to sync all of your devices through your Google account by changing your settings.
Cavium announced OpenWRT Linux support for its Octeon III CN70/71XX SoCs, first available on a reference board and an Itus Networks “Shield” appliance. Cavium’s 64-bit MIPS, 28nm-fabricated Octeon III system-on-chips, including the newer, lower-end CN70XX and CN71XX models, run high-end, commercial, carrier-grade Linux distributions like Cavium’s own MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition or Intel’s Wind […]
A few months ago, we profiled open source projects working to make the world a better place. In this new installment, we present some more humanitarian open source projects to inspire you.Humanitarian OpenStreetmap Team (HOT)Maps are vital in crises, and in places where incomplete information costs lives.read more
This is the first part of a series of Linux tutorials. In writing this tutorial, I assume that you are an absolute beginner in creating Linux scripts and are very much willing to learn. During the series the level will increase, so I am sure there will be something new even for more advanced users.
Without question, the past few years have been huge for the Linux desktop. From Docker containers to Valve's Steam software making additional games available for Linux users, it's been a wild ride. In this article, I want to touch on the sensitive subject of Linux freedom vs. Linux convenience.
There’s no question that Steam has become an ubiquitous part of PC gaming. Some have hailed it as the savior of PC gaming, while others have seen it as more of a necessary evil. Whether or not you’re a fan, Steam is here to stay. Its massive storefront contains over 4,500 games, and some 125 million people actively use the service. The question we’re trying to answer here is this: How the hell did Steam get to where it is today?
We are proud to announce the immediate availability of the new Q4OS 1.2 release, codenamed 'Orion', supported until 1. May 2020 at least. The Q4OS Desktop is a powerful and reliable operating system based on proven desktop model, represented by the recent Trinity desktop environment. Q4OS comes with its own exclusive utilities and features, especially with the 'Desktop profiler' for profiling your com
Patch-or-die policy makes net scum move on to softer target. RSA 2015 Almost every Java-hacking blackhat is now popping Adobe Flash after Microsoft's hard line patch policy made it harder to target techs such as Java.
That oughta keep the greybeards quiet for now. The Debian project is touting new ports for ARM and POWER architectures, a bunch of software updates, an upgraded Gnome desktop and better security in its just-unleashed Jessie release.
Today KDE makes a feature release of Plasma 5, versioned 5.3.Plasma 5.3.
PyCon 2015 was held in early April in Montreal, and if you couldn't attend in person, you can attend at your leisure thanks to the great videos event organizers quickly uploaded to the PyCon YouTube channel.
Spring is here so it can only mean one thing, the latest version of Ubuntu is here. Is there some new must have feature or is it more of the same? Have they done anything to improve the Software Centre?
deepin 2014.3 is the revised version. This version is the achievement after we comprehensively fixed bugs in the system and applications in the last version and optimized the performance of the last version.
Step by step instruction for setting up Nova-Docker driver && Openstack Kilo on Ubuntu 14.04 in devstack environment recoverable between reboots. Also routing across LAN is described for remote access to Devstack (stack.sh) public network.
Many of the Ubuntu long-standing bugs have been fixed, even if some took years, but there is at least one that seems to survive from one iteration to another. We're talking of course about the Ubuntu boot logo.
Aaeon’s ruggedized, 158 x 95 x 20mm “Boxer-6403? PC offers Celeron or Atom SoCs, plus four USB ports and double helpings of GbE, serial, and mini-PCIe I/O.