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Minimal object storage with Minio

Tuesday 14th of July 2015 02:00:00 AM Minio is designed to enable application developers to build their own cloud storage

Linux Top 3: VirtualBox 5, Point Linux 3.0 and OpenSUSE Leap 42.x

Monday 13th of July 2015 10:00:00 PM

LinuxPlanet: Popular tool for Linux virtualization gets a big new release

Write Nagios Plugin Using Bash Script

Monday 13th of July 2015 09:00:00 PM

 unixmen: Nagios is a popular open source computer system and network monitoring software application.

GNOME's Gnote Note-Taking App Gets New Features, Under-the-Hood Improvements

Monday 13th of July 2015 08:00:00 PM

Gnote 3.16.2 is a very small maintenance release

Adobe to Patch Two More Zero-Day Flaws in Flash

Monday 13th of July 2015 07:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Adobe will patch its 37th and 38th CVE for the month of July, as fallout continues from the Hacking Team breach.

3 guiding principles for enterprise IT decision makers

Monday 13th of July 2015 06:28:13 PM

 EnterprisersProject: Hussein Badakhchani, career technologist working for a tier 1 global bank, uses these three "KnowIT" principles to make good decisions more quickly.

Supercomputing Power Stagnates at China's Tianhe-2 Speed Remains Unchallenged

Monday 13th of July 2015 06:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: And oh yeah, Linux share is still growing (just a bit)

How to manage Vim plugins

Monday 13th of July 2015 05:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: Vim is a versatile, lightweight text editor on Linux.

Brief Notes on My digiKam Workflow

Monday 13th of July 2015 04:00:00 PM

 scribblesandsnaps: Every now and then, I get questions about an optimal digiKam-based workflow.

12 Useful PHP Commandline Usage Every Linux User Must Know

Monday 13th of July 2015 03:00:00 PM

 temint: This article aims at making you aware of a few awesome features of PHP usage and tricks in Linux command line.

Linux Kernel 4.0 to Reach End of Life Soon, Users Urged to Move to Linux Kernel 4.1

Monday 13th of July 2015 02:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Linux kernel 4.0.8 has just arrived with numerous improvements

Godfather Ellison's Protection Racket

Monday 13th of July 2015 01:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: The leverage the company has to make this tactic work is our old pal, vendor lock-in.

Linux 4.2 rc2

Monday 13th of July 2015 12:05:00 PM

Linus Torvalds: Go out and get it, and see how it all holds up

Wine 1.7.47 Released with 48 Bug Fixes, Introduction of HID Support, More

Monday 13th of July 2015 11:00:00 AM

 tuxarena: Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator), a software which allows Linux users to run Windows applications, has reached version 1.7.47

VMware's Photon torpedoes the competition

Monday 13th of July 2015 05:00:00 AM

ZDnet: VMware introduces Project Photon: a lightweight Linux operating system for cloud-native apps. Star Trek and Einstein references aside, VMware's Project Photon appears to be more than a particle or a wave.

Five lightweight Linux desktop worlds for extreme open-sourcers

Monday 13th of July 2015 01:00:00 AM

el Reg: Linux long ago reached parity with Windows and OS X.

Which Linux Web Browser is Right for You?

Sunday 12th of July 2015 09:00:00 PM With a tool this important, you need to have the best available at your fingertips.

Open-Source AMD/NVIDIA GPU Tests On Linux 4.1 + Mesa 10.7-dev

Sunday 12th of July 2015 01:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The NVIDIA card selection was limited due to the open-source Nouveau driver still lacking sufficient re-clocking support

Gunpoder Malware Masquerades as Lesser Evil

Sunday 12th of July 2015 01:00:00 AM

LinuxInsider: The name "Gunpoder" comes from the main malicious component the researchers identified in the malware code

Ubuntu Desktop Built with Snappy Packages

Saturday 11th of July 2015 09:00:00 PM

One of Canonical's goals is to build an Ubuntu Desktop by using Snappy packages, and that is actually a difficult task.

More in Tux Machines

Zidoo's 'X1' is a $59 Android media box that touts its 4K prowess

Bottom line, the Zidoo X1 checks all the boxes when it comes to streaming and playing local media. The X1 is affordable with an MSRP of $59 USD and comes with a one year warranty. Despite its paltry specifications, the X1 was able to handle pretty much all movie files and streaming duties. The only concern would be how well Zidoo would continue to support the device via software updates. While this doesn't quite beat pricing from the likes of the Chromecast or the MK808B it does provide more features. While this is my first time with an true Android media box, I found that the experience as pretty seamless when it was all set up. While the X1 was able to stand up the challenge of 4K, the real question is: when will see more 4K UHD content that is easily accessible. Read more

today's leftovers

  • Dawn of the data center operating system
    How microservices architecture and Linux containers will tame distributed computing for developers and ops
  • 30 Sys Admins to Follow on SysAdmin Day
    Systems administrators: They keep our high-tech world up and running. From capacity planning, to 3 a.m. phone calls, to retiring that 10-year-old server that uses more power than your whole house, sys admins do it all. Open source communities would not be able to thrive without the networks, services, and tools that allow for communication and collaboration, and sys admins are the ones who work thanklessly year-round to keep them going. July 31 is System Administrator Appreciation Day, a day for all of us to express our undying gratitude for sys admins. Sure, you could buy your favorite sys admin cake and ice cream, or perhaps a nice gift card. You could even go as far as not breaking the server for just one day. You also can follow these 30 sys admins.
  • See What Systemd 223 Brings New
  • Sparkfun's pcDuino Acadia Benchmarks Against Other ARM SBCs
    Sparkfun's pcDuino Acadia os a $119 USD development board powered by a Freescale i.MX6 quad-core Cortex-A9 SoC with Mali 400 graphics. There's 1GB of RAM and other connectivity options for this board.
  • Linux Based Solus OS Now Boots in Flat 1.2 Seconds
    Solus OS is a Linux distro that was built from scratch and uses a new desktop environment called Budgie. You can consider it as the next version of the Solus OS as it was built by the same developer team, so they didn’t bother changing the name for a new operating system.
  • Arch Linux 2015.08.01 Has Been Released. Upgrade Now!
    Arch Linux 2015.08.01 has been released and is powered by Kernel 4.1 and includes all the update patches since the 1st of July 2015.
  • uReadIt 3 – The Best Reddit Client For Ubuntu Touch
    As you may know, uReadIt is an open-source Reddit client for Ubuntu Touch, being one of the best native apps for Ubuntu mobile.
  • You Can Now Watch Flash Content With MPV On Ubuntu
    As you may know, Adobe Flash is not the safest thing on the internet this days. Mozilla even disabled it from the Firefox browser a while, due to the vulnerabilities found lately.
  • Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Running on the Rikomatic MK808B
    Ubuntu MATE, the latest member of the Ubuntu family, has been spotted running on the MK808B Plus Quad-Core mini TV box device. The device runs with Android 4.4 by default, but a third party developer has tweaked it to run Ubuntu.
  • LEGO Smart Home
    We spoke to Bhavana Srinivas and Geremy Cohen from PubNub about their LEGO Smart Home model, a proof of concept project that shows how you can use the Raspberry Pi with communication platform PubNub in order to automate your household electronics and other Internet of Things devices. You can read the full piece in the latest issue.
  • Compact module runs Linux on quad-core Braswell
    Congatec announced a compact, low power computer-on-module based on Intel’s 14nm “Braswell” SoCs, and featuring triple display outputs, and up to 4K video.

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