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Linux Mint 17.3 Beta "Rosa" MATE Edition Is Out and Ready for Testing

Thursday 19th of November 2015 03:10:13 PM
The Linux Mint 17.3 Beta "Rosa" MATE Edition has been released and is now available for download. This is one of the last steps in the development cycle before the launch of the stable version.

Open source OpenWRT router has automatic updates

Thursday 19th of November 2015 02:13:02 PM
CZ.NIC has found Indiegogo success with an open source, OpenWRT “Turris Omnia” router with crypto security, automatic updates, and NAS and server functions.

Microsoft makes Raspberry Pi its preferred IoT dev board

Thursday 19th of November 2015 01:15:51 PM
Intel's Galileo scratched off Windows 10 'thing' list. A little over a year after Intel's Galileo development board got its first taste of Microsoft Windows, Redmond has decided to pull the project.

Important Xen Security Update Patched in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and CentOS 5

Thursday 19th of November 2015 12:18:40 PM
Red Hat has published a new security advisory for its long-term supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x series of operating systems, informing users about an important update to the Xen packages.

16 FOSSisms to kickstart K-12 education

Thursday 19th of November 2015 11:21:29 AM
As I read Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization, as well as articles about initiatives involving educators and students in open source projects and communities, I imagined what the future might look like in primary, secondary, and higher education around the world.

Ubuntu Desktop with Unity 8 to Handle Background Apps and File Access Differently

Thursday 19th of November 2015 10:24:18 AM
Ubuntu will soon work on phones and desktops, so people are asking whether the desktop will have the same restrictions. The answer is not as straightforward as you might think, and the Ubuntu developers are still analyzing how much access will be granted to users.

Attempt to set up HAProxy/Keepalived 3 Node Controller on RDO Liberty per Javier Pena

Thursday 19th of November 2015 09:19:44 AM
As far as to my knowledge Cisco's schema has been implemented :- Keepalived, HAProxy,Galera for MySQL Manual install, at least 3 controller nodes. I just highlighted several steps which as I believe allowed me to bring this work to success.

You might want to hug this book: a review of

Thursday 19th of November 2015 08:32:24 AM
Git for Teams by Emma Jane Hogbin Westby is a good technology book, but it[he]#039[/he]s the non-technical parts that make it excellent.

Android apps may not be coming to Windows 10 Mobile

Thursday 19th of November 2015 07:45:04 AM
In today's open source roundup: Microsoft's effort to bring Android apps to Windows 10 Mobile might have failed. Plus: Top challenges for desktop Linux. And a review of the HP Chromebook 11.

Numecent Promises New Cloud and Virtualization Features for Linux

Thursday 19th of November 2015 06:57:44 AM
Numecent promises cloudpaging for Android and Linux open source platforms following a new $15.5M funding round.

Docker Reaches Across Universes at Dockercon EU

Thursday 19th of November 2015 06:10:24 AM
The open-source Docker container project, provides tooling that enables application virtualization in a way that is more agile than other traditional approaches. The agility of Docker containers is being used by developers in a number of unique and innovative ways to solve challenges big and small. At the Dockercon EU conference in Barcelona, Spain this week, the best and the brightest of those innovative Docker use-cases were on display.

Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" Cinnamon Edition Beta Officially Released with Cinnamon 2.8

Thursday 19th of November 2015 05:23:04 AM
Just a few moments ago, the Linux Mint developers announced the official release and immediate availability for download of the Beta builds of Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" Cinnamon and MATE editions.

Intel Graphics Installer Brigs Support for Ubuntu 15.10, Support for 14.04 Dropped

Thursday 19th of November 2015 04:35:44 AM
The Intel Graphics Installer for Linux, a tool that allows users to easily install the latest graphics and video drivers for their Intel graphics hardware, is now at version 1.2.1 and is ready for download.

Linux Mint 17.3 Beta Screenshot Tour

Thursday 19th of November 2015 03:48:24 AM
In preparation for Linux Mint 17.3, a lot of work went into MATE 1.12. Most of the papercut issues identified in Linux Mint 17.2 were fixed and some of the new features implemented in Cinnamon were ported to MATE.

Red Hat loves containers in RHEL 7.2

Thursday 19th of November 2015 03:01:04 AM
The latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux includes major improvements to security, networking, system administration and, oh yes, containers. Lots and lots of new container goodness.

Using Digital Ocean If UR Not An Expert: Review

Thursday 19th of November 2015 02:13:44 AM
I am not a hacker or IT professional, yet I use Linux because it is better and more ethical. There are a lot of us evernoobs out there. This is a review and some guidelines for using Digital Ocean to set up a WP blog.

Fedora 21 End Of Life on December 1st

Thursday 19th of November 2015 01:26:24 AM
With the recent release of Fedora 23,  Fedora 21 will officially enter End Of Life (EOL) status on December 1st, 2015. After December 1st, all packages in the Fedora 21 repositories will no longer receive security, bugfix or enhancement updates,... Continue Reading →

Linux Smartphones with Open Source Ubuntu OS Go on Sale Sale in Russia

Thursday 19th of November 2015 12:39:04 AM
BQ will offer Aquaris smartphones with the Ubuntu Linux open source operating system in Russia starting this week.

How to install TYPO3 7 on Nginx (LEMP) on Ubuntu 15.10

Wednesday 18th of November 2015 11:51:44 PM
This tutorial shows how to install and run a TYPO3 (version 7 LTS) web site on a Ubuntu 15.10 system that has a Nginx web server installed instead of Apache. This kind of setup is often called LEMP = Linux + Nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). Nginx is a fast and efficient HTTP server that uses less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot faster, especially static files.

Docker Container Security: What's Next

Wednesday 18th of November 2015 11:04:24 PM
In a session at this week's Dockercon EU conference in Barcelona, Nathan McCauley, director of security at Docker, detailed recent efforts to improve security and offered insight on innovations yet to come.

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