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ownCloud Gets Its' Own Foundation

Wednesday 1st of June 2016 02:00:00 AM

InternetNews:Contrary to the common trend of bringing an open-source project like ownCloud into an established model, like the Linux Foundation's Collaborative Project approach, ownCloud is building its own Foundation.

Krita 3.0 Free Digital Painting Software Officially Released, Here's What's New

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 10:00:00 PM

 Lots of new features in open source digital painting program

Fail2Ban finally getting IPv6 support

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

Fail2Ban is a tool that identifies unwanted behaviors by monitoring service logs, and can act upon that by banning offending IP addresses temporarily

Scan for Rootkits, backdoors and Exploits Using Rootkit Hunter??? in Linux

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 08:00:00 PM

 Though not particularly common on Linux system, rootkits do exist.

From MySQL To NoSQL ! How To Migrate Your MySQL Data To MongoDB Using Mongify Utility

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 07:00:00 PM

 Ever wanted a tool to easily migrate data from MySQL/MariaDB to MongoDB?

How to select the fastest apt mirror on Ubuntu Linux

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 06:00:00 PM

 Some mirrors are faster than others

Active Directory Alternative For Linux : How To Setup Resara Server

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

 LinuxPitStop: Resara Server is an Active Directory compatible open source Linux server for small businesses and simple networks.

6 Excellent Console Linux File Managers

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 04:00:00 PM

Console based applications are light on system resources

Kicking the Tires on Arch Based Antergos

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 02:00:00 PM

Seeing Red and Getting Sleep

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 01:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: If you struggle with sleeplessness especially when you first go to bed, give Twilight a try.

Arcan: A New Open-Source Display Server Built Atop A Game Engine

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 12:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Arcan is a portable display server built on the corpse of a game engine

Calamares 2.2.3 Universal Installer Adds Locale Choice Support on Debian Linux

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 11:00:00 AM

Calamares 2.2.3 fixes more issues that have been discovered or reported by users

Calamares 2.2.3 Universal Installer Adds Locale Choice Support on Debian Linux

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 11:00:00 AM

Calamares 2.2.3 fixes more issues that have been discovered or reported by users

Arch Linux-Based ArchAssault Ethical Hacking Distro Changes Name to ArchStrike

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 05:00:00 AM

New competitor emerged for kali linux

Linux 4.7 rc1

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 01:21:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: This time around we have a fairly big change to the vfs layer

Never Lose Another File Again By Mastering Mlocate

Tuesday 31st of May 2016 01:00:00 AM

It's not uncommon for a Sysadmin to have to find needles which are buried deep inside haystacks.

ownCloud Mail 0.5 released

Monday 30th of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

The ownCloud Mail app team released it's 0.5 version with ICS calendar event attachment import and many other small enhancements.

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  • FFmpeg 3.1 Is Primed With New Features: Includes H.264/HEVC VA-API Encoding
    FFmpeg 3.1.0 is now available with the latest features for this widely-used open-source multimedia library. FFmpeg 3.1 brings DXVA2-accelerated HEVC Main10 decoding for Windows users, a variety of new filters, MediaCodec H.264 decoding, new muxers/demuxers, VA-API accelerated H.264/HEVC/MJPEG encoding, an OpenMAX IL encoder with support for the Raspberry Pi, OpenEXR improvements, and a range of other improvements.
  • MPV 0.18.0 Open-Source Video Player Lands with HiDPI Support for Wayland, More
    The development team behind the MPlayer-based MPV open-source video player software announced this past weekend the release of another major milestone, MPV 0.18.0. MPV 0.18.0 is now available for all supported platforms, including all GNU/Linux distributions, as well as the Mac OS and Microsoft Windows operating systems. Looking at the release notes, we can't help but notice that there are quite some interesting new features, but also improvements to the build system, options, and commands.
  • Geary 0.11.1 Email Client Supports Special "Sent" and "Delete" Exchange Folders
    Now that we know the Geary email client is alive and kicking, currently maintained by GNU/Linux developer Michael Gratton, it's time to look forward to a new version. Therefore, today we announce the debut of Geary 0.11.1.
  • FFmpeg 3.1 "Laplace" Open-Source Multimedia Framework Officially Released
    Today, June 27, 2016, the development team behind the popular, cross-platform and open-source multimedia framework used by numerous media player software, FFmpeg, has announced the release of the FFmpeg 3.1 "Laplace" series.
  • Nageru 1.3.0 released
    I've just released version 1.3.0 of Nageru, my live software video mixer.

SolydXK 201606 Rebases the Raspberry Pi 3 Image on Raspbian, Adds Firefox ESR

Today, June 27. 2016, Arjen Balfoort has announced the release and general availability of the June's updated ISO images for his SolydX and SolydK GNU/Linux distributions. Read more

How to: Disk partitioning for Linux and Windows dual-booting

Finally, there is an Extended Partition for all the other Linux distributions I am trying out on this little netbook. The actual number installed varies depending on what I am doing. There are currently six different distributions installed there, and there is enough free space at the end to add one or two more if I want. The important thing here is that the Linux grub bootloader will boot either a Primary or a Logical Partition without requiring any unusual manipulation of boot files or partitions. Ok, that's enough - probably more than enough. I hope that what all of this showed was that installing Linux doesn't require complicated disk partitioning, it can actually be quite simple. Read more