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Configure NFS Server and Client Configuration on Ubuntu 14.04

Friday 8th of August 2014 12:00:00 PM

 ubuntugeek: NFS was developed at a time when we weren't able to share our drives like we are able to today -- in the Windows environment

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Precise Pangolin) Released with Linux Kernel from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Friday 8th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM

 softpedia: The most important change is the adoption of a new Linux kernel

How I stopped distro hopping

Friday 8th of August 2014 02:00:00 AM

 dark duck:  I was in awe that you could get a "free" operating system without having to pay for it.

New Flaw Puts Millions of WordPress, Drupal Sites at Risk

Thursday 7th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

eWEEK: A new vulnerability is affecting the two most widely used open-source content management systems.

Russian Ministry of Health to Replace Microsoft and Oracle Products with Linux and PostgreSQL

Thursday 7th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 softpedia; The Russian government is considering the replacement of Microsoft and Oracle products with Linux and open source counterparts, at least for the Ministry of Health.

Android head-up display responds to voice and gestures

Thursday 7th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Navdy's Android 4.4 based automotive head-up display (HUD) combines a projected display with voice and gesture controls to interact with smartphone apps.

Check how much do you type with WhatPulse on Linux

Thursday 7th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

 Linuxaria: If, like me, you are a statistics freak you must install this small application on all your computers: WhatPulse

Microsoft versus Linux: Through the eyes of Microsoft

Thursday 7th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Microsoft has never been of Linux, to say the least

How to set up a Samba file server to use with Windows clients

Thursday 7th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: Unlike other implementations of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol (such as LM Server for HP-UX, LAN Server for OS/2, or VisionFS), Samba (along with its source code) is freely available

Computer Dating, Linux Style

Thursday 7th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: "You know, if you didn't use Windows you wouldn't have these problems."

RHEL 7 / CentOS 7 : Recovering / Reset Root Password

Thursday 7th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

 All Linux Users Blog: Setting up the root password is a mandatory part of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 / CentOS 7 installation.

Ubuntu Shopping Lens (Scopes) Declared Legal in UK and Most Likely in European Union

Thursday 7th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The UK authorities have declared that the Ubuntu Shopping Lens are legal and that no laws have been broken, either in Great Britain or in the European Union.

Basho Adds Scalability, S3 API Compatibility to Riak NoSQL Storage

Thursday 7th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Riak CS 1.5, the latest open source NoSQL distributed storage database from Basho, introduces several new features, including expanded Amazon S3 storage API compatibility.

Gesture-controlled home automation hub runs Linux

Thursday 7th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM

 LinuxGizmos: Pre-orders are open for "Ninja Sphere," a $329 gesture-controlled home automation hub featuring Arduino hooks, ZigBee controls, and location tracking.

Docker comes to openSUSE

Thursday 7th of August 2014 02:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: Docker's container take on virtualization keeps getting more and more popular as openSUSE adopts it for use.

Linux Foundation Opens 2014 Scholarship Program for Open Source Training

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: The 2014 Linux Training Scholarship Program from the Linux Foundation awards free courses in open source software development and administration for the cloud, virtualization and more.

This month's best Android tablets

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

There are a lot of different Android tablets, but sometimes it can be a time-consuming headache to find the best ones.

Top Unix networking commands and what they tell you

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 itWORLD: I will never forget my first ping.

Nest Thermostat Security Risk Disclosed at Black Hat

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

eWEEK: According to Jin, the backdoor his team found can bypass verification and enable an attacker to install a customized kernel that could run arbitrary code.

Buy All the Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities: Black Hat Keynote

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

eSecurityPlanet: Also suggests that Windows XP be made open-source.

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Intel Beignet Is Working Out Surprisingly Well For OpenCL On Linux

Beignet is the project out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center for exposing GPGPU/compute capabilities out of Ivy Bridge hardware and newer when using a fully open-source Linux stack. While Beignet differs greatly from Gallium3D's Clover state tracker, this Intel-specific open-source OpenCL implementation is working out quite well for Ubuntu Linux. While I've been writing about Intel's Beignet project since early 2013, it's probably been about a year now since I tried out the code, which is developed by Intel's OTC graphics team in China. This weekend I tried out Beignet v0.9.2 as trying out the newest Intel OpenCL code has been on my TODO list for a while and it's been working out rather well in my initial tests. Read more