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Tesora Extends OpenStack Trove DBaaS Features for MySQL and PostgreSQL

Thursday 12th of November 2015 09:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Tesora's implementation of the open source Trove DBaaS platform for the OpenStack cloud has gained new database support

Basic masking in Kdenlive: a useful trick

Thursday 12th of November 2015 08:00:00 PM Seth Kenlon explains how to implement one of the oldest VFX techniques in open source video editor Kdenlive.

Mozilla Brings Firefox Back to iOS

Thursday 12th of November 2015 07:06:00 PM

Firefox is now available in Apple's App Store, but it's not quite the same Firefox that exists anywhere else.

PHP 7.0 RC7 Released, PHP 7 Final Gets Pushed Back

Thursday 12th of November 2015 06:00:00 PM

Phoronix: PHP 7.0 RC7 was released today rather than the official release.

Six WordPress Plugins Vulnerable

Thursday 12th of November 2015 04:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: This news isn't surprising, nor is it cause for alarm.

Twistlock Aims to Shore Up Container Security With New Offering

Thursday 12th of November 2015 03:00:00 PM

Twistlock's new offering is designed to go beyond best practices configuration for container security to provide improved runtime security.

Ubuntu Make Now Supports Netbeans IDE, Rust, Latest Unity Game Engine

Thursday 12th of November 2015 03:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Ubuntu Make 15.11.1 adds support for the Netbeans IDE (Integrated Development Environment) software

How bad a boss is Linus Torvalds?

Thursday 12th of November 2015 02:00:00 PM

 ComputerWorld: It depends on context. In the world of software development, he's what passes for normal.

Akanda Grows OpenStack Networking with Project Astara [VIDEO]

Thursday 12th of November 2015 01:00:00 PM

Enterprise Networking Planet: Henrik Rosendahl, CEO of Akanada discusses his firm's OpenStack networking efforts and how he's helping to bring Nginx to the cloud.

Puppy Linux's Sister Quirky Has Been Bitten by Ubuntu 15.10, the Wily Werewolf

Thursday 12th of November 2015 12:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Users will be able to install any package from the upstream Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) repositories in Quirky 7.3, which is currently powered by Linux kernel 4.2.5.

HackerOne Names Open-Source Veteran Marten Mickos as CEO

Thursday 12th of November 2015 07:00:00 AM

eWEEK: Mickos discusses why he's excited about the security industry and how lessons learned in open source will help.

How to set JAVA_HOME environment variable automatically on Linux

Thursday 12th of November 2015 03:00:00 AM

 xmodulo: Many Java programs or Java-based IDE environments require JAVA_HOME environment variable being set.

Nvidia aims Jetson TX1 module at serious AI and robotics

Wednesday 11th of November 2015 11:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Nvidia has launched an AI and robotics oriented "Jetson TX1" module and development kit, based on an Nvidia Tegra X1 SoC running Linux.

Hands-on with eight great Android Marshmallow features

Wednesday 11th of November 2015 10:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: I put Google's latest version of Android to the test on my 2013 Nexus 7 tablet and I liked what I found.

9 Useful Open Source Big Data Tools

Wednesday 11th of November 2015 09:00:00 PM

Enterprise Apps Today: Hadoop is not the end-all, be-all of Big Data. There are lots of other Big Data platforms and tools, many of which are open source.

Backup Plex For Ubuntu Reliably

Wednesday 11th of November 2015 08:00:00 PM

 FreedomPenguin: Like a lot of people, I use Plex to store digital copies of my media.

Top Android Phone Troubleshooting Tips

Wednesday 11th of November 2015 07:00:00 PM

 Datamation: I'm the first to admit that I spend entirely too much time staring at my Android phone.

First Linux-ready 32-bit Warrior core among new MIPS chips

Wednesday 11th of November 2015 06:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Imagination has launched the fastest 64-bit MIPS Warrior core yet with its P6600, as well as the M6250, the first 32-bit Warrior-M CPU that runs Linux.

Reviewing Ubuntu 15.10, Fedora 23, and openSUSE Leap the same time!

Wednesday 11th of November 2015 05:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: Major releases of three of the biggest, most prominent Linux distributions, all released within days of each other (a time now known as the holiday of Distrovus).

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Cinnamon 2.8.6 Desktop Environment Is Out for Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa"

The developers behind the popular Cinnamon open-source desktop environment, a fork of the GNOME Shell user interface of the acclaimed GNOME 3 desktop environment, have released a new maintenance build for the Cinnamon 2.8 series. Read more

KDE Plasma 5.5

  • KDE Plasma 5.5 Windows 8 Metro-Inspired Theme Looks Interesting
    KDE developer Kai Uwe has just published a lengthy article where he talks about developing a Windows 8-inspired theme for the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.5 desktop environment.
  • KDE Developer Working On Windows 8 Inspired Look
    Kai Uwe has been working on some experimental hacks to resemble Windows 8, although Microsoft's default interface has changed with Windows 10. He's calling this work "U-Bahn" (the German equivalent of a Metro subsystem system) in reference to Microsoft at the time calling it Metro. This was just some brief hacking and he's not planning to see this U-Bahn project through to the end.
  • Pursuing Awesomeness
    While applets can be installed through “Get Hot New Stuff” and distribution repositories, there’s also the classic .plasmoid file. A feature suggested by one of my colleagues – fresh KDE Plasma user – was to drag .plasmoid files onto the desktop or panel and have them installed. After Marco Martin implemented the neccessary KPackage plumbing this is now possible.

Security Leftovers

Leftovers: Gaming