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Using Android tablets as embedded smart touchscreens (how-to)

Thursday 28th of January 2016 03:00:00 AM

 LinuxGizmos: Lurking in that low-cost Android tablet are the hardware and most of the software needed for building smart touchscreens into kiosks and other devices. Here's how.

10 Open Source Vulnerability Assessment Tools

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 11:00:00 PM

 eSecurityPlanet: Open source vulnerability assessment tools are a great option for organizations that want to save money or customize tools to suit their needs.

Walmart Open Sources OneOps Cloud Application Management Platform

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 10:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Walmart's OneOps cloud management and application lifecycle platform has become an open source project on GitHub.

Building Custom Appliances with SUSE Studio

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 09:00:00 PM

Linux.com: Use SUSE Studio to build your own perfectly tailored SUSE Linux in multiple release formats.

Linux 4.4 Is Preparing To Land In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 08:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The Linux 4.4 kernel is now effectively just one step away from landing within Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial Xerus" LTS.

Cloud Foundry Certification Sets Standard for Cloud Application Platforms

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 07:00:00 PM

Linux.com: Just a few weeks ago the Cloud Foundry Foundation announced the industry’s first PaaS certification program

How to use Docker in a practical way

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 06:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: It is not an uncommon situation, for early adopters of newly introduced concepts and technologies, to be totally confused when these can fundamentally change the ways of developing and delivering services.

How to Use Python SimpleHTTPServer to Create Webserver or Serve Files Instantly

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 05:00:00 PM

 tecmint: SimpleHTTPServer is a python module which allows you to instantly create a web server or serve your files in a snap.

Tails 2.0 is out

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 04:00:00 PM

This release fixes many security issues and users should upgrade as soon as possible.

5 skills your CIO needs in 2016

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 03:00:00 PM

 EnterprisersProject: What to expect of your CIO in 2016.

Has the Linux Foundation Sold out to VMware? Probably Not

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 02:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: A change in the Linux Foundation's by-laws has prompted questions about its attitudes toward VMware and open source community organizations.

Student-run help desk introduces teens to Linux

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 01:00:00 PM

High school student Susan Black shares her experience with Penn Manor High School's student-run IT help desk.

Vagrant in 5 minutes

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 12:00:00 PM

 OpenSource.com: Daniel Farrell tells us about Vagrant, a tool for working with Virtual Machines (VMs).

Firefox 44 Debuts With Improved Security

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 07:00:00 AM

eWEEK: Mozilla adds push notification support and provides 11 security advisories with its latest open-source browser release.

Find Out If Patch Number ( CVE ) Has Been Applied To RHEL / CentOS Linux

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 03:00:00 AM

 Nixcraft: Do you know what your patch level is?

Canonical "Secretly" Changed Ubuntu Orange Color to Another Orange

Tuesday 26th of January 2016 11:00:00 PM

softpedia: Canonical has made some changes to the famous orange color and has changed it, in secret, to a different kind of orange.

Install Ganglia on Ubuntu 15.10 Server (Wily Werewolf)

Tuesday 26th of January 2016 10:00:00 PM

 UbuntuGeek: Ganglia is a scalable distributed monitoring system for high-performance computing systems such as clusters and Grids.

Ghosts in the Linux Machine

Tuesday 26th of January 2016 09:00:00 PM

How to Install and Configure Multihomed ISC DHCP Server on Debian Linux

Tuesday 26th of January 2016 08:00:00 PM

 tecmint: One of the most common server utilities to offer DHCP functionality is ISC DHCP Server

Install and Configure ProFTPD (FTP Server) on Fedora 23

Tuesday 26th of January 2016 07:00:00 PM

 LinuxTechi: ProFTPD is an Open Source FTP server in Unix like operating System.

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