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Open source NAS, offered as a device or bare PCB, wins funding

Sunday 7th of May 2017 01:00:00 PM

The "GnuBee Personal Cloud 1" open-source NAS device, featuring dual GbE ports and up to six internal 2.5-inch SSDs and/or HDDs, has funded at CrowdSupply.

How To Avoid Accidental Shutdown Or Reboot In Linux

Sunday 7th of May 2017 01:00:00 AM

ostechnix: molly-guard is a free and open source utility that can be used to prevent your Linux system from accidental shutdown or reboot.

Go For It - A Modern To-Do List with a Timer

Saturday 6th of May 2017 09:00:00 PM

FOSSmint: Go For It to-do lists are stored in the Todo.txt format which makes synchronisation across mobile devices simple

WPSeku - A Vulnerability Scanner to Find Security Issues in WordPress

Saturday 6th of May 2017 05:00:00 PM

tecmint: WPSeku is a simple WordPress vulnerability scanner written using Python

How to Install the Latest AMDGPU-PRO Drivers on Ubuntu

Saturday 6th of May 2017 01:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: AMDGPU-PRO is AMD's graphics driver for professional users, but it's also great for gamers.

Automotive Grade Linux takes center stage for open automotive standards

Saturday 6th of May 2017 06:00:00 AM

LinuxGizmos: At ELC 2017, Walt Miner of Automotive Grade Linux explained how AGL differs from GENIVI

Automate MySQL Database Backups with Backupninja

Saturday 6th of May 2017 02:00:00 AM

Linux.com: Backupninja is a handy tool that allows for coordinated system backups; get details in this tutorial.

Ultimate Edition Linux: Rough Road to a Nice Destination

Friday 5th of May 2017 10:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: Ultimate Edition has a lot going for it.

Red Hat CEO: Planning is Dead

Friday 5th of May 2017 07:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst doesn't think that defining prescriptive management plans is necessarily the right way to build and deliver innovation.

GNOME Dash Fix - Automatically Organize Apps By Categories in Gnome Desktop

Friday 5th of May 2017 06:00:00 PM

FOSSmint: GNOME Dash Fix is a customization script that automatically uses folders it creates to group your apps based on convention set by FreeDesktop standard.

How to install an Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) Minimal Server

Friday 5th of May 2017 05:00:00 PM

HowToForge: This tutorial shows the installation of an Ubuntu 17.04 minimal server in detail with many screenshots.

pfSense 2.3.4 Open-Source Firewall Update Brings System Stability Improvements

Friday 5th of May 2017 04:00:00 PM

pfSense software version 2.3.4 comes more than two months after the pfSense 2.3.3 update, and promises to bring even more system stability improvements and bug fixes.

How game design can help you build better software

Friday 5th of May 2017 03:00:00 PM

Even small changes can make a big difference in your ability to craft software that has an extremely powerful and positive impact on people's lives.

How to build cross-platform console apps with .NET Core

Friday 5th of May 2017 02:02:20 PM

Now you can write your C#/.NET code once, on any platform, and run it on Windows, Linux, and macOS.

GStreamer 1.12.0 Open-Source Multimedia Framework Hits Stable, Adds Many Changes

Friday 5th of May 2017 12:00:00 PM

GStreamer 1.12 is a massive release that introduces numerous new features and improvements, but the biggest of them all is support for Intel's Media SDK

Collabora Online 2.1 released - new features and improvements

Friday 5th of May 2017 11:00:00 AM

Collabora released Collabora Online 2.1, including many new features and improvements. Collabora Online is a powerful LibreOffice-based - and open source - online office suite

How to Add a New Disk Larger Than 2TB to An Existing Linux System

Friday 5th of May 2017 06:00:00 AM

tecmint: This article will help you to understand how to use parted command for disk partitioning.

How to resolve bash: wget: command not found Error

Friday 5th of May 2017 02:00:00 AM

Wget is an non-interactive down-loader which downloads files from the web. HTTP and FTP protocols being used for downloading the files over internet.

How to Make Gnome Shell Look Like Unity

Thursday 4th of May 2017 10:00:00 PM

 MakeTechEasier: Shuttleworth might have given up on Unity but that doesn't mean you can't still get the Unity feeling..

Learn how to fix a Django bug from beginning to end

Thursday 4th of May 2017 09:00:00 PM

opensource.com: Contributing to the Django framework is easier than you think.

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OSS Leftovers

  • Nextcloud 12 Officially Released, Adds New Architecture for Massive Scalability
    Nextcloud informs Softpedia today about the official availability of the final release of Nextcloud 12, a major milestone of the self-hosting cloud server technology that introduces numerous new features and improvements. The biggest new feature of the Nextcloud 12 release appears to be the introduction of a new architecture for massive scalability, called Global Scale, which is a next-generation open-source technology for syncing and sharing files. Global Scale increases scalability from tens of thousands of users to hundreds of millions on a single instance, while helping universities and other institutions significantly reduce the costs of their existing large installations.
  • ReactOS 0.4.5 Open-Source Windows-Compatible OS Launches with Many Improvements
    ReactOS 0.4.5 is a maintenance update that adds numerous changes and improvements over the previous point release. The kernel has been updated in this version to improve the FreeLoader and UEFI booting, as well as the Plug and Play modules, adding support for more computers to boot ReactOS without issues.
  • Sprint Debuts Open Source NFV/SDN Platform Developed with Intel Labs
    AT&T has been the headliner in the carrier race to software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV). But Sprint is putting its own stamp on the space this week with its debut of a new open source SDN/NFV mobile core solution.
  • Google’s New Home for All Things Open Source Runs Deep
    Google is not only one of the biggest contributors to the open source community but also has a strong track record of delivering open source tools and platforms that give birth to robust technology ecosystems. Just witness the momentum that Android and Kubernetes now have. Recently, Google launched a new home for its open source projects, processes, and initiatives. The site runs deep and has several avenues worth investigating. Here is a tour and some highlights worth noting.
  • Making your first open source contribution
  • Simplify expense reports with Smart Receipts
    The app is called Smart Receipts, it's licensed AGPL 3.0, and the source code is available on GitHub for Android and iOS.
  • How the TensorFlow team handles open source support
    Open-sourcing is more than throwing code over the wall and hoping somebody uses it. I knew this in theory, but being part of the TensorFlow team at Google has opened my eyes to how many different elements you need to build a community around a piece of software.
  • IRC for the 21st Century: Introducing Riot
    Internet relay chat (IRC) is one of the oldest chat protocols around and still popular in many open source communities. IRC's best strengths are as a decentralized and open communication method, making it easy for anyone to participate by running a network of their own. There are also a variety of clients and bots available for IRC.

Tizen News: Phones and TVs

  • Tizen 3.0-powered Samsung Z4 now available with offline retailers in india
    The Samsung Z4, the fourth smartphone in Samsung’s Z series and a successor to the Z2 (and not the Z3, as many would assume), has been formally announced and made an appearance at the Tizen Developer Conference (TDC 2017) this past week. The Z4 was rumoured to make its way to India on May 19th (Friday) and it did – arriving with offline retailers after launching in the country last Monday (one week ago).
  • Samsung 2017 QLED TVs World First to support autocalibration for HDR
  • Samsung approves You.i TV video platform for Tizen TV app development
    While Samsung has developed Tizen TV apps using JavaScript, You.i TV’s Engine Video app runs on Native Client (NACL), a web technology that does not only allows C++ applications to run in a standard browser but is said to be 24 times faster than JavaScript. Now that Samsung has approved You.i TV’s video engine platform, developers can craft more video content for Tizen Smart TV owners.
  • Samsung Smart TV gets a new Glympse app that enables location sharing on the TV
    Samsung Smart TV, powered by the intuitive, self-developed Tizen operating system, has gotten a cool new app which enables consumers to view the location of their friends, loved ones or even a pizza delivery or cable technician in real-time directly from their home’s largest screen. The new app is developed by Glympse, the leading real-time location services platform.

How To Encrypt DNS Traffic In Linux Using DNSCrypt

​Dnscrypt is a protocol that is used to improve DNS security by authenticating communications between a DNS client and a DNS resolver. DNSCrypt prevents DNS spoofing. It uses cryptographic signatures to verify that responses originate from the chosen DNS resolver and haven’t been tampered with. DNSCrypt is available for multi-platforms including Windows, MacOS, Unix, Android, iOS, Linux and even routers. Read
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Debian-Based Untangle 13.0 Linux Firewall Tackles Bufferbloat, Adds New Features

Untangle NG Firewall, the open-source and powerful Debian-based network security platform featuring pluggable modules for network apps, has been updated to version 13.0, a major release adding new features and numerous improvements. The biggest improvement brought by the Untangle NG Firewall 13.0 release is to the poor latency generated by excess buffering in networking equipment, called bufferbloat, by supporting a queueing algorithm designed to optimize QoS and bandwidth to enforce a controlled delay. Read more