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Brewing machine hops to it with Linux

Friday 5th of December 2014 08:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: At Indiegogo there's a Linux-based automated beer brewing machine called the Brewie, with 20-liter capacity, plus touchscreen, RFID, and mobile app access.

Acquia Shields Drupal Users

Friday 5th of December 2014 07:00:00 PM

eWEEK: A new security service provides additional protection for users of the cloud-hosted version of the Drupal content management system.

Selling a Non-Product: The Multifaceted OpenStack

Friday 5th of December 2014 06:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: Is OpenStack best deployed as a server distribution, a service from a cloud provider, or something else?

How to configure the WiKID Strong Authentication 4.0 using the Quick-setup option

Friday 5th of December 2014 05:00:00 PM

HowToForge: The 4.0 release of the WiKID Strong Authentication System has two major new features.

Node.js gains a new fork, much to Joyent's dismay

Friday 5th of December 2014 04:00:00 PM

InfoWorld: Dissatisfaction with Joyent's stewardship of the Node.js project has bubbled over, leading to the creation of the io.js fork

Fedora 21's Performance Is Close To Ubuntu 14.10

Friday 5th of December 2014 03:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Most of the Linux distribution performance comparisons don't turn up much assuming the Linux kernel, compiler, and Mesa components are close to the same version

Behind the App: The Story of Kali Linux

Friday 5th of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

Lifehacker: The idea for a Live Linux distribution which contains a bunch of security tools was born out of necessity many years ago

Where to Find a SysAdmin Job

Friday 5th of December 2014 01:00:00 PM Sysadmins with skills in networking, security and operating systems will fare better than those skilled solely in maintaining a vendor’s product.

Image of Meizu MX4 Running Ubuntu Touch Leaked

Friday 5th of December 2014 12:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Ubuntu Touch operating system is almost ready and soon we'll start seeing various devices running it.

10 'free' Commands to Check Memory Usage in Linux

Friday 5th of December 2014 07:00:00 AM

 tecmint: The Linux 'free' command gives information about total used and available space of physical memory and swap memory with buffers used by kernel in Linux/Unix like operating systems.

Docker Swarms With New Application Virtualization Technology

Friday 5th of December 2014 03:00:00 AM

eWEEK: The open-source Docker project is growing today with the announcement of new efforts that expand the deployment and usability options of the popular container application virtualization technology.

Mirantis Targets Developers with Hosted OpenStack Solution

Thursday 4th of December 2014 11:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Mirantis has added a hosted OpenStack cloud platform, based on Mirantis OpenStack Express, that is tailored for developers.

Zorin: That is Flexibility!

Thursday 4th of December 2014 10:00:00 PM

 Dark Duck: I especially like the Zorin OS desktop experience because I can change it to look like Windows 7 or like Mac.

The Ongoing Wars Against Free Tech

Thursday 4th of December 2014 09:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: A decade ago the open sourcing of any major program by Microsoft would have FOSS writers in a tither, even if released under the GPL.

Working with Standard Input, Output & Error in Linux

Thursday 4th of December 2014 08:00:00 PM

 linuxtechi: Every process in Linux is provided with three open files( usually called file descriptor).

Using ownCloud to integrate Dropbox, Google Drive, and more in Gnome

Thursday 4th of December 2014 07:00:00 PM Learn how to integrate ownCloud with the Gnome desktop and then add your favorite cloud providers to use all of your cloud services just as easily as local drives.

How to configure a syslog server with rsyslog on Linux

Thursday 4th of December 2014 06:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: By setting up a syslog server, you can filter and consolidate logs from different hosts and devices into a single location, so that you can view and archive important log messages more easily.

Intro to Linux Namespaces

Thursday 4th of December 2014 05:00:00 PM

HowToForge: Namespaces are useful in creating processes that are more isolated from the rest of the system, without needing to use full low level virtualization technology.

Linux Foundation finds enterprise Linux growing at Windows' expense

Thursday 4th of December 2014 04:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: According to a new report from The Linux Foundation, Linux is leading Windows on both the cloud and in enterprise application deployments.

Telegram Desktop Native App for Linux Is Simply Awesome

Thursday 4th of December 2014 03:00:00 PM

 softpedia: A large number of people are using Whatsapp on their phones, but a very good alternative for that app is Telegram.

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Quadcopter drone packs first all-Linux APM autopilot

Erle Robotics launched a ROS-enabled, open source “Erle-brain” autopilot that runs APM directly on Linux. The device also powers an “Erle-copter” drone. Over the last year, Spanish firm Erle Robotics S.L. has been working with 3DRobotics to develop an open source BeaglePilot autopilot for drones that can run Linux on 3DR’s popular, Arduino-based APM (ArduPilot Mega) platform. The APM Linux port was developed by both companies, as well as several academic institutions. The BeagleBone-based “Erle-brain” autopilot is built into the $490-and-up Erle-copter quadcopter. Read more

Seven Tips To Get The Most From Your New Android Smartphone

With applications able to run in the background and sync as they see fit, Android can rapidly eat through your cellular data allowance if you are not careful. While it’s fine to let the data run free on wi-fi, you’ll want to restrict your data usage when out and about. Short of switching off mobile data (which defeats the purpose of a smartphone), look under the options in the Data Usage part of the settings. Here you’ll find my wallet’s favourite Android setting of ‘restrict background data’. Now when using cellular data, apps will only pull down data when they are in the foreground and you can see them doing so. If a smartphone is all about being in control, this is the option that gives you confidence. Read more

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Hands-on with PCLinuxOS: A terrific release

I had been thinking that a new PCLinuxOS release was due any time now, based on their quarterly release schedule. Sure enough, it has now arrived, just in time for Christmas - PCLinuxOS 2014.12. Read more Also: Santa Claus has Linux in his sack -- PCLinuxOS 2014.12 is here PCLinuxOS 2014.12 released