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Run Debian 8 Jessie with on Raspberry Pi 2 with RaspEX

Wednesday 13th of May 2015 03:00:00 PM

techworm: The recently released Debian GNU/Linux 8.0 (Jessie) and Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) operating systems forms the base of the latest build of the RaspEX distribution.

How to Manage Systemd Services on a Linux System

Wednesday 13th of May 2015 02:00:00 PM

HowToGeek: The systemctl command allows you to get information about systemd’s status and control running services.

New to Linux? 5 Apps You Didn’t Know You Were Missing

Wednesday 13th of May 2015 01:00:00 PM

MakeUseOf: When you moved to Linux, you went straight for the obvious browsers, cloud clients, music players, email clients, and perhaps image editors, right?

Pro tip: Take back control of resolv.conf

Wednesday 13th of May 2015 12:00:00 PM

TechRepublic: Long ago, you could setup a Linux box and edit the /etc/resolv.conf file knowing the changes would stick

Goodbye Foresight Linux

Wednesday 13th of May 2015 11:00:00 AM

 softpedia: Foresight Linux was an open-source and free computer operating system based on the Linux kernel and derived from the Specifix Linux distro

Open source has to be more than Linux

Wednesday 13th of May 2015 06:00:00 AM

 opensource.com: It can be tempting to be lulled into the view that openness on top of Mac or Windows isn't really openness.

Linux Top 3: Tails 1.4, 4MLinux 12 and TinyCore Linux 6.2

Wednesday 13th of May 2015 02:49:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: Nearly a year after Tails 1.0, and the Tails 1.4 release is now available.

Mozilla Firefox 38 Gets a Baker's Dozen Security Updates

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 10:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Five of the 13 security updates for Firefox 38 are considered critical. Mozilla also disabled the RC4 cipher suite for encrypted TLS data.

Rackspace CEO Takes a Positive Spin from AWS for OpenStack Growth

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 09:14:00 PM

ServerWatch: Rackspace's cloud fortunes today are somewhat tied to the open-source OpenStack cloud platform, which it helped to create.

DNF 1.0 Released, Declared Stable Package Manager For Fedora

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 08:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Fedora 22 is expected to be released later this month and besides switching over to DNF

IBM Embraces Open Source RAD Platform

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 06:00:00 PM

 ITbusinessEdge: Mike Gilfix, vice president of the IBM MobileFirst platform, says organizations are embracing RAD tools to not only reduce the time it takes to create applications but to also allow business users to participate directly in the development.

Six Ways Open Source Benefits Your Business

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 05:00:00 PM

 ITBE: Open source software projects ensure transparency, enabling community collaboration to improve overall quality.

How to install Tonido private cloud server on Ubuntu Linux

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 04:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Tonido is a free application that allows you to access files on your computer from a web browser, from your handheld or any DLNA capable device.

What if Windows went open source tomorrow?

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 03:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: Thinking out loud about Microsoft making Windows an open source project is a great way to get your friends and colleagues wondering seriously about your mental health.

SPDX v2 simplifies open source license dependency tracking

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: The Linux Foundation has updated its SPDX standard to v2.0, enhancing the ability to track complex open source license dependencies, in order to ensure compliance.

OpenStack Kilo Cloud Platform Gains Nine New Capabilities

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 01:00:00 PM

eWEEK: In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at some of the key innovations in OpenStack Kilo.

Debian PPAs Won't Work with Ubuntu or Viceversa

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 11:00:00 AM

 softpedia: One of the promises made by the new Debian leader, Neil McGovern, was that he will push for the implementation of PPA support.

Symple PC's Gift to Reglue

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 06:00:00 AM

 FOSSforce: He was as perturbed as I over the insistence from our ex-benefactor that kids need to learn about computers in a Windows' environment.

3 security questions to ask when vetting a vendor who needs company data

Tuesday 12th of May 2015 02:00:00 AM

 enterprisersproject: Closely scrutinizing how potential vendors keep that data secure is crucial to vendor selection.

Nowhere to Run or Hide in the Technology Age

Monday 11th of May 2015 10:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Free tech is about much more than free software.

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