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Nginx Plus 6 Improves Web Server High-Availability

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 02:00:00 AM

ServerWatch: The Nginx Plus R6 update build on the Nginx 1.7.11 open-source web server release.

Windows Lookalike Q4OS Is Almost at Version 1.0

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 10:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Q4OS is a Linux a distribution that's been developed to provides a close experience as that of a Windows operating systems

The five biggest changes in Ubuntu 15.04, Vivid Vervet

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 09:00:00 PM

ZDnet: At first glance, there's little new in the next version of Ubuntu Linux. Under the hood, it's a different story.

Raspberry Pi gains an E-paper display

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 08:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: A Kickstarter project is pitching a HAT add-on for the Raspberry Pi that provides a 2.7-inch E-paper display, as well as a battery backed real time clock.

Are Chromebooks suitable for users who aren't developers?

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 07:00:00 PM

 ITWorld: Chromebooks seem to have wide appeal, as you can tell from the very positive user ratings and reviews in Amazon's list of bestselling Chromebooks.

9 reasons to use KDE

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 06:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: KDE originally stood for Kool Desktop Environment, but is now known by many as the K Desktop Environment.

Docker, Boasting 'Amazing Traction,' Tops $150M in Funding

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 05:07:00 PM

eWEEK: Docker's CEO explains why the open-source Docker container technology is taking off, and why he's raising more money.

Dual-boot Windows 7, Linux Mint Debian Edition 2 on a PC with UEFI firmware

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 04:00:00 PM

 LinuxBSDos: In this tutorial, you''ll read how to dual-boot LMDE 2, the latest release, and Windows 7 on a computer with UEFI firmware.

Modern DevOps with Docker

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 03:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: Is Docker production-ready?

How to manage remote MySQL databases on Linux VPS using a GUI tool

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 02:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: If you need to run a MySQL server on a remote VPS instance, how will you manage databases hosted by the server remotely?

The Real Reason Open Source Startups Fail

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 01:00:00 PM

TechCrunch: The recent news around Nebula shutting its doors has stirred speculation that OpenStack startups are struggling because of the state of the OpenStack market.

RDO OpenStack Promises Easy, Free Open Source Cloud Computing

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 12:00:00 PM

The VAR Guy: RDO, a community-based OpenStack distribution, aims to provide an easy way to deploy the open source cloud-computing platform on CentOS, Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and other Linux distributions.

Linux 4.1's Staging Pull Has Patches Courtesy Of OPW/Outreachy

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 11:00:00 AM

Phoronix: In total this cycle's staging pull has 38,863 insertions and 22,325 deletions.

5 Things To Know About The Rise Of Open Source

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 06:00:00 AM

Forbes: If you still think open source technology is less reliable than proprietary software, or less secure, it’s time to learn more about the private sector’s digital revolution.

Tweaking Ubuntu Unity to Better Suit Your Needs

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 02:00:00 AM

Linux.com: Ubuntu Unity. Never before has there been a user interface to bring about such polar opinions.

Latest Antergos Live CD Includes GNOME 3.16, Based on Arch Linux

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

 softpedia: Highlights of the new Antergos Live CD include a fully working GNOME 3.16 desktop environment

elementary OS team releases 'Freya,' a Linux distro you'll want to see

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

 NetworkWorld: With Freya, elementary introduces a seriously impressive consumer-focused Linux distribution.

WordPress Plugin 'Simple Ads Manager' Exploit

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

 FOSSforce: Simple Ads Manager is a plugin that we'd evaluated about a year ago.

Why is Android so different from Linux distros?

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

 ITworld: Android is based on Linux, but that doesn't mean that it's the same as your average Linux distribution.

Ubuntu MATE Is Now a Partner for the Linux Hardware Company Entroware

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

softpedia: Entroware has become the first hardware partner for Ubuntu MATE, meaning that users can now purchase a laptop powered by this operating system.

More in Tux Machines

ExTiX 15.2 Is Based on Ubuntu 15.04 and Debian 8 Jessie, Features LXQt and KDE Editions

After announcing his new RaspArch distribution that helps users run the powerful Arch Linux distribution on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B computer board, Arne Exton informed Softpedia about the immediate availability for download of the ExTiX 15.2 Linux operating system. Read more

RaspArch Offers an Easy Way to Run Arch Linux on Raspberry Pi 2

Arne Exton had the pleasure of informing Softpedia about a new distribution of GNU/Linux created from the ground up for the Raspberry Pi 2 tiny computer board and called RaspArch. Read more

Leftovers: Software

  • goobook: Command-line contacts
  • Calibre eBook Editor Gets Much Better Support for DOCX
    Calibre, a complete application to edit, view, and convert eBook files, has been updated yet again, and the developer has added a number of new features and various other fixes.
  • GNOME Builder - 3.16.2
    I released 3.16.0 a couple weeks ago without much fanfare. Despite many months of 16-hour days and weekends, it lacked some of the features I wanted to get into the "initial" release. So I didn't stop. I kept pushing through to make 3.16.2 the best that I could.
  • PacketFence v5.0 released
    The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence 5.0.0. This is a major release with new features, enhancements and important bug fixes. This release is considered ready for production use and upgrading from previous versions is strongly advised.
  • What are good open-source log monitoring tools on Linux
    In an operating system, logs are all about keeping track of events, be it critical system errors, resource usage warnings, transaction history, application status, or user activities. These logs, which are stored as (text or binary) files in the system, are useful for system auditing, debugging and maintenance. However, with so many different system entities generating log files, and even at growing rate, the challenge as a system admin is to how to "consume" these log files effectively.
  • Apache Fortress Core 1.0-RC40 released !
  • Say Hello to Open Source Puppet 4!
    Production-ready Open Source Puppet 4 is now available! We’re excited to announce new features and enhancements that will extend your use of Puppet for faster, more consistent management of server configurations. We’ve added capabilities to help you save time, reduce errors, and increase reliability.
  • textprint: Visually impressive, in only 18K
    textprint takes a flat data file as input, and arranges it graphically to fit the terminal without distorting the image. From there, textprint goes from zero-to-60, in about two seconds.