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How to install FreeBSD 11 Unix Operating System on Google Cloud Compute Platform

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 04:00:00 PM

 Nixcraft: FreeBSD is an open source operating system.

How To Configure SSH Key-based Authentication In Linux

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 03:00:00 PM

 ostechnix: As we all know, SSH, also known as Secure Shell, is the cryptographic network protocol that allows you to securely communicate/access a remote system over unsecured network, for example Internet.

Developing open leaders

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 02:00:00 PM

"Off-the-shelf" leadership training can't sufficiently groom tomorrow's organizational leaders.

Is Linux More Efficient Than Windows When it Comes to RAM Consumption?

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 01:00:00 PM

 tecmint: With lower system requirements for Linux distributors than Windows, switching to Linux is a great way to rejuvenate an old computer.

System76 Launches Ubuntu-Based Ibex Pro GPU Server with Up to 40K CUDA Cores

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 12:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The company, which many of you know for their powerful Ubuntu-based computers, is kicking off the new year with a brand-new GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) server dubbed Ibex Pro.

GeckoLinux Plasma: for Die Hard OpenSuSE fans

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:00:00 AM

 DarkDuck: GeckoLinux is a difficult thingie to understand.

Protecting Your Privacy With Firefox on Linux

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 03:00:00 AM

Linuxconfig: Privacy and security are becoming increasingly important topics.

Linux leadership stands against Trump immigration ban

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 11:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Linux and open-source leaders oppose the President's immigration policy.

Top Ubuntu Mistakes: How to Avoid Ubuntu Problems

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 10:00:00 PM

Datamation: Advice about getting the most from your Ubuntu software – and avoiding those pesky problems.

How to build a local Steam cache server to ease the bandwidth blues

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 09:00:00 PM

ars technica: A bit of Linux, a bit of Nginx, and boom—fast and free Steam downloads.

Hands-On: KaOS Linux and openSUSE Leap 42 on my new notebook

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 08:00:00 PM

ZDnet: Installing KaOS Linux and openSUSE Leap 42, and looking back at my experience so far with this notebook.

Firefox 52 to Allow Us to Send and Open Tabs From One Device to Another with Sync

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 07:00:00 PM

The next version of Firefox will improve the downloads experience by presenting users with toolbar notification when a download fails.

IoTivity-Constrained: A Flexible Framework for Tiny Devices

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 06:00:00 PM

The future of IoT will be driven in part by vast numbers of tiny, connected sensors or embedded computing devices situated on the edge of the network, enabling novel experiences

A Switch for Your RPi

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 05:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: Basically, when switched on, the PowerBlock starts the Raspberry Pi.

OpenSSL issues new patches as Heartbleed still lurks

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 04:00:00 PM

InfoWorld: The latest OpenSSL update may only address moderate-severity vulnerabilities, but admins shouldn't get lax about staying current with the patches

TrentaOS Is an Elegant Desktop Linux with a Few Rough Edges

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 03:00:00 PM First off, the similarities to Mac exist only on the surface.

LibreOffice 5.3 Is Coming This Week, A Look At The New Features

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 02:00:00 PM

Phoronix: LibreOffice 5.3 also marks the first source release of Libreoffice Online for web-driven collaborative editing of documents in the web browser.

Calamares 3.0 Gets First Point Release to Improve SDDM Autologin Config Handling

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 01:00:00 PM

Calamares 3.0.1 is not a big update

Ubuntu Bluetooth Headphones Fix

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 12:00:00 PM

FreedomPenguin: Having trouble getting Bluetooth headphones to reliably play audio? The fix is available and it works pretty well.

What Follows Ubuntu Z?

Tuesday 31st of January 2017 07:00:00 AM

[VIDEO] Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu discusses some of the areas of focus for his Linux distribution in 2017, including coming up with a name for Ubuntu 17.10 in October.

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OSS Leftovers

  • Open Source IoT on Steady Enterprise March
    Enterprise IT decision makers have been exploring the potential of Internet of Things technologies, but they are not rushing IoT projects into development and are showing caution in their adoption commitments, according to survey results Red Hat released Wednesday. Of the 215 participants in the company's survey, "Enterprise IoT in 2017: Steady as she goes," 55 percent indicated that IoT was important to their organization. However, only a quarter of those organizations actually were writing project code and deploying IoT technologies.
  • WSO2 Offers Open Source Enterprise Mobility Management
    The software is fully open source under the Apache License 2.0. Source code is available on GitHub.
  • 5 trends impacting enterprise mobility in 2017
    At this point, there’s little left to say that’s new about the impact the IoT can have on the enterprise. Although the potential size of the IoT market is often hyped, the opportunities now available in various lines of business are indisputable. IoT enables entities (i.e. consumers, businesses, and governments) to connect to and control IoT devices in areas like energy, manufacturing, transportation, agriculture, and more.
  • China Unicom & Radisys use CORD architecture to build better networks
  • Radisys launches open source RAN software for M-Cord project
  • Haddington Dynamics Releases Entire Source Code for Dexter Open-Source Robot, Invites Global Collaboration
  • Twilio paid $8.5 million in cash for assets of Kurento Open Source Project
    Twilio has been making strides to improve its WebRTC capabilities and part of its strategy includes making acquisitions to advance its objective. In September, the cloud-based telephony company purchased the team behind the Kurento Open Source Project and its assets. At the time, the financial terms were not disclosed, but now we know the deal was for $8.5 million in cash. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Twilio revealed that it had picked up proprietary WebRTC media processing technologies; select licenses, patents, and trademarks; and some employees who worked on the service, although specifics were not provided.
  • What to do when people start hacking your culture
    I've previously written about the fact the Apache Software Foundation offers an exemplar of large-scale open source governance. Even with those supreme qualities, things can still go wrong. Apache offers some of the best protections for open source contributors but its mature rules can be manipulated by skilled politicians and/or determined agendas. What can we learn from their experience? In a very small proportion of Apache projects, there have been issues that seem to arise from Apache's rules and culture being intentionally gamed. They are a non-representative fraction of the work of Apache, but they provide valuable lessons on the way open source communities can be gamed. In this article I mention two such projects: Apache Harmony, an implementation of Java SE created independently of Sun that's now in the Apache Attic, and Apache OpenOffice, one of the successors to the project that closed after Oracle bought Sun Microsystems.
  • Embedded Linux Conference Features IoT and Development Tools
    The 2017 Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) is off to a fine start even as the rain clears up here in Portland, Ore. I don’t often get to sit in on technical sessions at trade shows because of a host of meetings, but this is the exception. If you get a chance, and Linux or Android is in your bailiwick, then ELC is worth attending. It delves into the technical details for using Linux and application spaces like the Internet of Things (IoT), with more hands-on details than our popular (but higher-end) IoT show, IoT Emerge, which will be returning this fall. IoT Emerge provides a high-level view of IoT applications and issues, whereas ELC is for the hardcore developers.

Red Hat News

  • HPE, Red Hat Team on Storage, OpenStack for NFV
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) announced today they are working together to accelerate the deployment of network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions based on fully open, production-ready, standards-based infrastructures. HPE plans to offer ready-to-use, pre-integrated HPE NFV System solutions and HPE Validated Configurations incorporating Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Ceph Storage for communications service providers (CSPs).
  • Irish unit of open source software developers Red Hat sees profits jump
    A Cork-based subsidiary of open source software specialist Red Hat reported a sharp rise in revenues and profits last year, recently lodged accounts show. Red Hat Ltd, whose parent acquired Irish software firm Feed Henry for €63.5 million in September 2014, recorded a pretax profit of €33.2 million for the 12 months ending February 2016. This compares with a profit before tax of €26.6 million a year earlier.
  • From SAP to Red Hat: Lenovo to leverage partnerships to boost data center numbers
    A week after Lenovo executives pointed to partnerships as a way to drive numbers in its data center business, the company has announced an expanded relationship with SAP. It’s the latest in a string of partnerships, from Red Hat to Nutanix (Nasdaq: NTNX), all targeted to help Lenovo better compete.
  • Notable Runners: Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC)

Leftovers: Software

  • 3 mind mapping tools in Fedora
    In a previous Magazine article, we covered tracking your time and tasks. In that article we mentioned some mind mapping tools. Now we’ll cover three mind mapping apps you can use in Fedora. You can use these tools to generate and manipulate maps that show your thoughts. Mind maps can help you to improve your creativity and effectiveness. You can use them for time management, to organize tasks, to overview complex contexts, to sort your ideas, and more.
  • 10 command-line tools for data analysis in Linux
    So you've landed on some data you want to analyze. Where do you begin? Many people used to working in a graphical environment might default to using a spreadsheet tool, but there's another way that might prove to be faster and more efficient, with just a little more effort. And you don't need to become an expert in a statistical modeling language or a big data toolset to take advantage of these tools. I'm talking about the Linux command line. Just using some tools that you've probably already got installed on your computer, you can learn a lot about a dataset without ever leaving your terminal. Long-time Linux users will of course laugh—they've been using many of these tools for years to parse logs and understand configuration tools. But for the Linux newcomer, the revelation that you've got a whole data analysis toolkit already at your fingertips can be a welcomed surprise.
  • Trojita Is a Super Fast Desktop Email Client for Linux
    If you’re looking for a fast, IMAP compatible email client for Linux, why not try Trojita? Trojita aims to fetch and display email as quickly, and as efficiently, as possible. The open-source email app adheres to ‘open standards and modern technologies’, and is built around ‘the vendor-neutrality that IMAP provides’.
  • gparted 0.28.1
    A new version of gparted was released recently and I have updated the Fedora package to the latest version - 0.28.1. This version brings a rather exciting (at least, to me) update - ability to copy and resize already open LUKS filesystems.