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Breqwtr Enters OpenStack Arena With Cloud Appliance 2.0

Friday 19th of June 2015 07:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Despite the risks of running an OpenStack hardware business, Canadian startup Breqwtr announced Cloud Appliance 2.0

The Main Reason Why Fedora Fails to Get New Users, It Hates Them

Friday 19th of June 2015 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Fedora used to be a major contender in the operating system war, but the number of users for this Linux distribution has declined significantly in the past few years.

elementary OS says goodbye to SourceForge

Friday 19th of June 2015 05:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Previously elementary OS had used SourceForge for its download hosting, but now the developers have politely announced that they are leaving SourceForge.

'slowhttptest' is an Apache Benchmarking (ab) tool alternative.

Friday 19th of June 2015 04:00:00 PM

 blackmoreops: 'slowhttptest' implements most common low-bandwidth Application Layer DoS attacks

Who's Afraid of Systemd?

Friday 19th of June 2015 03:00:00 PM

 Datamation: Can you believe that some Linux users are still opposing systemd?

Patching management is like patching code

Friday 19th of June 2015 02:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst tells the story of using LibreOffice to write his recent book, and getting patches pushed upstream to make LibreOffice a better tool for everyone.

Linux Foundation Scholarships: No Excuse Now

Friday 19th of June 2015 01:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: The Linux Foundation, ever in the forefront of shaping the future of Linux, has announced the 2015 Linux Training Scholarship Program

Portable wireless speakers run Linux on a Raspberry Pi

Friday 19th of June 2015 12:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Axiom's portable wireless 150W speakers stream music from the web, mobile devices, or USB, and include a WiFi access point and a 9- or 18-hour battery pack.

Jenkins All-In With Docker Containers to Enhance DevOps Workflow

Friday 19th of June 2015 06:00:00 AM

eWEEK: CloudBees is leading the Docker integration effort with plug-ins that enable the use of containers as part of a Jenkins continuous integration workflow.

Linux Humor on the Command-line

Friday 19th of June 2015 02:00:00 AM

 LinuxLinks: The desktop is full of eye candy.

3 Ways In Which Debian Needs To Improve

Thursday 18th of June 2015 10:00:00 PM

This article lists 3 ways in which Debian needs to improve and not one is to do with the product itself.

How To Dual Boot Windows 8.1 And Debian Jessie

Thursday 18th of June 2015 09:00:00 PM

 EveryDayLinuxUser: This guide shows how to dual boot Debian Jessie and Windows 8.1.

Docker container: Backup and Recovery

Thursday 18th of June 2015 08:00:00 PM

LinuxConfig: This config will describe a procedure of how to back up a Docker container as well as it will also show how to recover a Docker container from backup.

git commit -m 'Add $200m to GitHub, tweak valuation to $2bn

Thursday 18th of June 2015 07:00:00 PM

el Reg: San Francisco upstart in series-B round

LUCI4HPC

Thursday 18th of June 2015 06:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: The software described in this article is designed for a Beowulf-style cluster.

Linux Foundation Beefs Up Scholarship Program

Thursday 18th of June 2015 05:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: The Linux Foundation on Wednesday announced that it was more than doubling the number of scholarships to be awarded this year for Linux training.

It's Been Three Years Since Linus Torvalds' Huge NVIDIA Rant

Thursday 18th of June 2015 04:00:00 PM

Phoronix: It has been three years since Linus Torvalds did his very public shaming of NVIDIA over their Linux support and called them the worst company he ever dealt with, gave them the finger, etc.

Cool new features coming to Blender 2.75

Thursday 18th of June 2015 03:00:00 PM

The release of Blender 2.75 is right around the corner.

5 steps to becoming a quality Docker contributor

Thursday 18th of June 2015 02:00:00 PM

opensource.com: There are lots of benefits to contributing to Docker, but getting started on a new codebase can be daunting.

Sound Recording and Editing with Audacity on Ubuntu

Thursday 18th of June 2015 12:00:00 PM

HowToForge: In all the years I have been dealing with both Linux and sound recordings, I have never found a more powerful tool than Audacity to get the job done.

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  • Key Question: Is Bundling Proper?
    In both cases, bundling is either a restraint of trade or simply a wasted motion. You don’t paint a house green only to paint it red if you have any sense. The right way to do IT is to make your choice and buy/acquire what you need to accomplish your goals in the most efficient manner possible. Bundling exclusively That Other OS with all PCs was only good for an illegal monopolist and its “partners” in crime. This is not about denying businesses profits. It’s about competition in the market and freedom for users/buyers to have choice.
  • Dell Gets An Airplane Mode Switch Driver In Linux 4.2
  • Call for hosts for GUADEC 2016
    GUADEC is the biggest gathering of GNOME users and developers, which takes place in Europe every year. It includes conference days, the GNOME Foundation annual general meeting and hacking in a week of coding and discussion.
  • 4MLinux 13.0 Screencast and Screenshots
  • Tumbleweed is rolling again
    Opensuse Tumbleweed has been static since the 20150612 snapshot. But today the 20150630 snapshot was released. We are moving again.
  • openSUSE Tumbleweed net-tools vs net-tools-deprecated
  • PostgreSQL 9.5 in Debian
    The package is also waiting in NEW to be accepted for Debian experimental.
  • DUCK challenge at DebConf15
  • Upgrades to Jessie, Ruby 2.2 transition, and chef update
    Last month I started to track all the small Debian-related things that I do. My initial motivation was to be concious about how often I spend short periods of time working on Debian. Sometimes it’s during lunch breaks, weekends, first thing in the morning before regular work, after I am done for the day with regular work, or even during regular work, since I do have the chance of doing Debian work as part of my regular work occasionally. Now that I have this information, I need to do something with it. So this is probably the first of monthly updates I will post about my Debian work. Hopefully it won’t be the last.
  • Avalue debuts Braswellian COMs and an SBC
    Avalue unveiled three Linux-friendly embedded boards based on Intel’s 14nm Braswell SoCs: a Qseven COM, a COM Express Type 6 COM, and a 5.25-inch SBC.
  • Tizen In-App Purchases(IAP) for Unity Applications goes Live!
  • 5 Best Enterprise Apps and Extensions for Google Chrome
    We have already covered a lot of enterprise applications on our site before. However, one would never expect apps in this genre to exist on a browser like Google Chrome. But, nothing could be further from the real truth. Google's effort to outsmart even the biggest players in the enterprise market are gradually paying off. Slowly spreading its wings into the business world, Google is venturing into arenas where Microsoft once reigned supreme. While the competition doesn't concern us much, but what has happened, in effect, is that the rivalry is bringing out the best in both companies.
  • Platform9 Aims to Control the Private Cloud from the Cloud [Video]
  • Teaching Email Self-Defense: Campaigns intern leads a workshop at PorcFest
    My workshop on Email Self-Defense took place at the 12th annual Porcupine Freedom Festival in Lancaster, New Hampshire. Around eight people attended, which was a few more than I expected. Christopher Waid and Bob Call of ThinkPenguin joined me in helping everyone who brought a laptop to set up GnuPG properly. Those who didn't bring a laptop participated by observing the process on the system most similar to their own and asking questions about particular steps, so as to enable them to achieve the same configuration when they returned home.
  • Security advisories for Thursday

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