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5 keys to hacking your community. What works?

Sunday 22nd of May 2016 06:22:22 AM
One of the many great keynotes given at the Community Leadership Summit (CLS) this year was by Rod Martin of Mautic, creator of marketing automation more

Ubuntu’s Got Tablet, Fedora’s Kernel Decision & More…

Sunday 22nd of May 2016 04:28:00 AM
Also included: OSCON folds tent, Pinguy developer might pull plug, Libreboot joins with GNU, Arch and Fedora repository news, and a new version of the Pi Zero.

Open source at your company? 6 questions your manager will ask

Sunday 22nd of May 2016 02:33:38 AM
Christian Grail gave a talk at OSCON 2016 titled: "How to convince your manager to go open source."I thought the perspective was going to be from the user side but it was from the employee side, about convincing your manager to open source the projects at your company.6 questions your manager will ask"Isn't the quality going to suffer?"read more

Arduino STAR Otto features STM32, multimedia, WiFi

Sunday 22nd of May 2016 12:39:16 AM
Arduino Srl and ST unveiled a graphically-rich Arduino STAR Otto SBC based on the 32-bit STM32F469 MCU, and featuring WiFi, MIPI-DSI, audio, and cam links. At the Bay Area Maker Faire this week, Arduino Srl and STMicroelectronics (ST) announced a jointly developed, high-end Arduino board. Only a few months ago we would be raving about […]

Proven Paths for Getting Valuable OpenStack Certification

Saturday 21st of May 2016 10:44:54 PM
If you cycle the clock back to 2010, when Rackspace and NASA announced an effort to create a sophisticated cloud computing infrastructure that could compete with proprietary offerings, it would have been hard to forecast how successful the OpenStack platform would become. OpenStack has won over countless companies that are deploying it and backing it, and it has its own foundation.

Space Nerds in Space, Ryzom on Steam, and more open gaming news

Saturday 21st of May 2016 08:50:32 PM
Hello open gamers! This week we're going to take a look at what's going on with Space Nerds in Space, Ryzom on Steam, and the newest OpenRA.Open gaming roundup for May 15-21, 2016read more

This Week in Linux News: Apache Foundation Founder Becomes Hyperledger Executive Director, Linux 4.6 Has Arrived, & More

Saturday 21st of May 2016 07:24:45 PM
This Week in Linux News: Apache Foundation Founder Becomes Hyperledger Executive Director, Linux 4.6 Has Arrived.


Saturday 21st of May 2016 05:58:59 PM
Free of charge for any use and free of any kind of advertising bundle, PeaZip isan open-source (LGPL) file archiver, a free alternative to software like WinRarand WinZip, for Linux

Linksys says 'no' to the FCC, Mozilla expands open source funding, and more news

Saturday 21st of May 2016 04:33:13 PM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Linksys saying no to the FCC's router rules, Mozilla expands its funding for open source projects, a new open source project from LinkedIn, and more.Open source news roundup for May 15-21, 2016read more

Everything We Know About How the FBI Hacks People

Saturday 21st of May 2016 03:07:26 PM
Recent headlines warn that the government now has greater authority to hack your computers, in and outside the US. Changes to federal criminal court procedures known as Rule 41 are to blame; they vastly expand how and whom the FBI can legally hack. But just like the NSA’s hacking operations, FBI hacking isn’t new. In fact, the bureau has a long history of surreptitiously hacking us, going back two decades.

Get Desktop Access to Your OnlyOffice Account from Linux

Saturday 21st of May 2016 01:41:40 PM
OnlyOffice is yet another entry in a long line of cloud-based office suites. Because it is cloud-based, you can use it from any browser on any platform.

The new open source: Money, corporations, and identity

Saturday 21st of May 2016 12:15:54 PM
Danese Cooper, head of open source for PayPal, spoke to during the Day 2 OSCON morning keynotes about the sustainability of open source, mixing in some of the history of open source as well as her own sage more

SolydX and SolydK are Debian-based distributions with the Xfce and KDE desktops

Saturday 21st of May 2016 10:50:08 AM
SolydX and SolydK are Debian-based distributions with the Xfce and KDE desktops respectively.

Open RTOS focuses on 32-bit IoT Arduinos with BLE

Saturday 21st of May 2016 09:24:21 AM
Arduino Srl and Runtime unveiled an open source, Bluetooth savvy, “Apache Mynewt” RTOS for 32-bit MCUs, found on the new Arduino Primo and STAR Otto SBCs.

Top 5: How to avoid burnout, GUI frameworks, and more

Saturday 21st of May 2016 07:58:35 AM
In this week's Top 5, we highlight the project management tool Redmine, advice from a tech recruiter, a new open standard called "federated sharing," open source options to build a GUI framework, and how to avoid burnout in tech.

Java EE Servers as Nova-Docker Containers && RDO Mitaka External vlan networks

Saturday 21st of May 2016 06:32:48 AM
Nova-Docker driver is installed on Compute node which is supposed to run two Java EE Servers as light weight Nova-Docker Containers (instances) having floating IPs on two different external vlan enabled subnets (; General Setup RDO Mitaka ML2&OVS&VLAN 3 Nodes.

Kubuntu 16.04 LTS Users Receive the Latest KDE Plasma 5.6.4 Desktop, Update Now

Saturday 21st of May 2016 05:07:02 AM
Kubuntu and KDE developer Marcin S?gol today announced the availability of the latest KDE Plasma 5.6.4 desktop environment in the special repositories for Kubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) users.

Open-spec, octa-core “NanoPi M3” SBC sells for $35

Saturday 21st of May 2016 03:41:15 AM
FriendlyARM’s NanoPi M3 SBC runs Linux or Android on a 64-bit, octa-core Samsung S5P6818, and offers WiFi, BT, GbE, and a 40-pin RPi connector. In April, FriendlyARM blew away the scant competition in octa-core, 64-bit hacker SBCs with its $60 NanoPC-T3 board. Now it has stepped even harder on the affordability scale with a smaller, […]

Chromebook + Android apps = Trouble for Windows PCs

Saturday 21st of May 2016 02:15:29 AM
Chromebooks are already outselling Macs. So Linus Torvalds is wondering if this really might be the year of the Linux desktop? Maybe, with the addition of Android apps to the Chromebook, maybe it really will be.

Server monitoring with Icinga 2 and Icingaweb 2 on CentOS 7

Saturday 21st of May 2016 01:18:18 AM
Icinga 2 is a scalable OpenSource monitoring software. This tutorial describes the installation of Icinga 2 together with Icingaweb on a CentOS 7 server.

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Leftovers: OSS

Security Leftovers (Parrot Security OS 3.0 “Lithium”, Regulation)

  • Parrot Security OS 3.0 “Lithium” — Best Kali Linux Alternative Coming With New Features
    The Release Candidate of Parrot Security OS 3.0 ‘Lithium’ is now available for download. The much-anticipated final release will come in six different editions with the addition of Libre, LXDE, and Studio editions. The version 3.0 of this Kali Linux alternative is based on Debian Jessie and powered by custom hardened Linux 4.5 kernel.
  • Regulation can fix security, except you can't regulate security
    Every time I start a discussion about how we can solve some of our security problems it seems like the topics of professional organizations and regulation are where things end up. I think regulations and professional organizations can fix a lot of problems in an industry, I'm not sure they work for security. First let's talk about why regulation usually works, then, why it won't work for security.

Phoronix on Graphics

AMD's gaming-optimized AMDGPU-PRO driver for Linux is in beta

AMD has been working on a new Linux graphics driver stack, and it’s finally becoming usable. You can install the gaming-optimized AMDGPU-PRO driver on Ubuntu 16.04 today, and Valve just added it to the latest beta version of SteamOS. Read more