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Ubuntu Used on the International Space Station to Control Rover Back on Earth

Friday 8th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

Ubuntu has been spotted aboard the International Space Station

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 a...er...fan 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.

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US Military To Launch Open Source Academy

Open source software, which has become increasingly common throughout the US military from unmanned drones to desktops, has now been enlisted as a career option for military personnel. In September, Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center will open a Linux certification academy, marking the first time such a training program has been hosted on a military base. Read more

Video: TedX talk - Richard Stallman

Well, vp9/opus in a webm container have been supported by both Firefox and Google Chrome for several releases now... so enjoy it in your web browser. Read more

Eclipse Luna for Fedora 20

If you are a Fedora Eclipse user, then you're probably saddened since the release of Eclipse Luna (4.4) because you are still using Eclipse Kepler (4.3) on Fedora 20. Well, be saddened no longer because Eclipse Luna is now available for Fedora 20 as a software collection! A software collection is simply a set of RPMs whose contents are isolated from the rest of your system such that they do not modify, overwrite or otherwise conflict with anything in the main Fedora repositories. This allows you install multiple versions of a software stack side-by-side, without them interfering with one another. More can be read about this mechanism on the software collections website. The Eclipse Luna software collection lives in a separate yum repository, which must be configured by clicking on this link to install the release package. Read more