New story! 3 things companies must know about data sovereignty when moving to the cloud

  • https://enterprisersproject.com; By Allan Leinwand (Posted by crudder on Feb 20, 2017 8:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
Enterprises are increasingly adopting cloud-based services in order to take advantage of the many business benefits of not having to purchase, manage, upgrade, and replace systems and applications. Of course, all that data still has to “live” somewhere.

New story! The 'New' Microsoft is Still Acting Like a Dangerous Cult in an Effort to Hijack and/or Undermine All Free/Open Source Software

In an effort to combat any large deployment of non-Microsoft software, the company goes personal and attempts to overthrow even management that is not receptive to Microsoft's agenda

New story! Total War: SHOGUN 2 looks like it will be heading to Linux & SteamOS

  • GamingOnLinux; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Feb 20, 2017 5:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Well this was quite a surprise to see! It looks like Total War: SHOGUN 2 is going to make an appearance on Linux & SteamOS.

New story! An introduction to the Linux boot and startup processes

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Feb 20, 2017 4:42 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Understanding the Linux boot and startup processes is important to being able to both configure Linux and to resolving startup issues. This article presents an overview of the bootup sequence using the GRUB2 bootloader and the startup sequence as performed by the systemd initialization system. read more

New story! GParted 0.28.1 Restores Ability to Resize or Move Primary Partitions, Fixes Bugs

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Feb 20, 2017 3:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Just three days after the release of GParted 0.28 open-source partition editor, which implemented partial read and write support for LUKS encrypted file systems, Curtis Gedak is now announcing the release of the first point release.

New story! How to install WordPress on Fedora

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Feb 20, 2017 2:24 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
WordPress started as a simple blogging system, but has evolved into a reputable content management system. It’s also one of the most popular open source projects. Furthermore, it’s easy to set up WordPress on your Fedora system. Install the packages Fedora provides... Continue Reading →

New story! How to create your own Linux Distribution with Yocto on Ubuntu

In this article, our focus is the creation of a minimal Linux distribution using the Yocto project on the Ubuntu platform. The Yocto project is very famous in the embedded Linux world because of its flexibility and ease of use. The purpose of the Yocto project is to create a Linux distro for manufacturers of embedded hardware and software.

New story! What will we do when everything is automated?

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Feb 20, 2017 12:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Recently, I came across a study the caused me to think beyond the day-to-day world of code-slinging in which I live. According to the study Myth and the Reality of Manufacturing in America (PDF), conducted by Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University in Indiana: read more

New story! Hands-on: New PCLinuxOS installation images

Good news: there are new PCLinuxOS installation images available! I'm going to see how they work, and what else might be new, different, and interesting about them.

New story! 3 Good Command-Line Audio and Graphics Apps for Linux

It is often faster to use command-line apps to play audio files and preview images than to futz around launching and using a graphical application, and you can use them in scripts. Come along to learn about MOC and SoX for playing audio files, and feh for viewing image files from the Linux command line.

New story! Installing CentOS 7.2 on IBM Power System S822LC

  • IBM developerWorks : Linux; By Daniel Black and Rashmica Gupta (Posted by bob on Feb 20, 2017 7:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: IBM, Linux
If you are installing Linux on your IBM® Power® System S822LC server, then the instructions in this article can help you to start and run your system. These instructions are specific to installing CentOS 7 on an IBM Power System S822LC server for high-performance computing (HPC).

New story! How to install EC2 Linux server in AWS with screenshots

Complete Howto guide to install EC2 Linux server in Amazon Web services cloud.

New story! 10 Awesome Gnome Shell Extensions to Improve GNOME 3

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on Feb 20, 2017 3:28 AM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME, Linux
The good thing about the GNOME desktop is that it allows third-party extensions. Here are 10 of the best Gnome Shell extensions to extend the functionality of your Gnome desktop.

New story! Top Lightweight Linux Distributions To Try In 2017

Today I am going to discuss the top lightweight Linux distros you can try this year on your computer. Although you got yourself a prettyLinuxle linux already but there is always something new to try in Linux. Remember I recommend to try this distros in virtualbox firstly or with the live boot before messing with your system. All distros that I will mention here will be new and somewhat different from regular distros.

New story! Verified Boot: From ROM to Userspace

Amid growing attacks on Linux devices, the 2016 Embedded Linux Conference demonstrated a renewed focus on security. One well-attended presentation at ELC Europe covered the topic of verified boot schemes.

New story! Ubuntu MATE 16.04.2 LTS Out Now for Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 with MATE 1.16.1

As part of today's unexpected release of the Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS operating system, all the official flavors have also been brought up-to-date, including Ubuntu MATE 16.04.2 LTS for Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 devices.

New story! Gitlab, Pelican and Let’s Encrypt for a secure blog

The Fedora Community is considering requiring https for blogs to be published on fedoraplanet.org. While it is currently possible to host an SSL blog on both github or gitlab pages only gitlab supports SSL for custom domains. This article is... Continue Reading →

New story! Configure centralized syslog server The Right Way

How do you experience when something goes wrong on your system. You look at the system logs, of course! In all seriousness, understanding system logging is important so that you can troubleshoot when something went wrong. In Linux system we have syslog which captures every activity occurring on the system. Generally logs are stored on the local system at location “/var/log/messages” .However we can configure centralized syslog server where we can dump all the logs centrally to monitor all the logs in one go.

New story! 5 Best Linux Password Managers

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 19, 2017 4:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
?How do you keep track of ton of user accounts and passwords in this online age. I hope you do not use one password for all your online accounts as that is not safe. You need to come up with the unique and secure passwords for all your online services and accounts. So how do you manage or keep track of these passwords. In your memory? Come on! I recommend you use a password manager.

New story! How to Enable HTTP/2 in Nginx on Ubuntu and CentOS

HTTP/2 is a major revision of the HTTP network protocol and it focuses on performance improvements. Its goal is to reduce the latency as well as to make the web applications faster by allowing multiple concurrent requests between the web browser and the server across a single TCP connection. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to enable HTTP/2 in Nginx on a Linux VPS using Ubuntu or CentOS as an operating system. If you use Apache, you can check our tutorial on how to enable HTTP/2 in Apache on Ubuntu.

New story! 99.6 percent of new smartphones run Android or iOS

Of the 432 million smartphones sold in the last quarter, 352 million ran Android (81.7 percent) and 77 million ran iOS (17.9 percent), but what happened to the other players? Well, in the same quarter, Windows Phone managed to round up 0.3 percent of the market, while BlackBerry was reduced to a rounding error. The once-great firm sold just over 200,000 units, amounting to 0.0 percent market share.

New story! This Week in Open Source News: Linux Foundation Training Provides Crucial Team Education, Open Source Leadership Summit News & More

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Feb 19, 2017 10:18 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
This week in Linux and open source news, John Shewchuk explains why training programs like that of The Linux Foundation are key to educating enterprise teams, many announcements from Open Source Leadership Summit in Lake Tahoe, and more!

New story! Snapdragon 820 lands on an Android Pico-ITX SBC

Inforce Computing has launched what it claims is the “first commercial single board computer” based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor. The $289 Pico-ITX form factor board targets “advanced, high-end embedded devices”....

New story! Wine 2.2 Sets Default Windows Version to Windows 7 for Newly Created Prefixes

Two weeks after announcing the availability of the Wine 2.1 development release, the Wine team published today the second development version after the popular open-source application hit the major 2.0 milestone in January.

New story! Antergos Linux : The beauty built on Arch

Antergos was first released by the name Cinnarch in 2012. At first, Cinnarch used Cinnamon as default desktop environment But then the team shifted to Gnome and also changed the name to Antergos. This distribution is based in Spain and based on Arch Linux. For this post we used latest Antergos 17.2 with KDE plasma desktop.

New story! Yahoo releases deep learning software, RethinkDB resurrected, and more open source news

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Feb 19, 2017 2:41 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Yahoo releasing software for deep learning, the Linux Foundation picking up RethinkDB, and more. Open source news roundup for February 5-18, 2017 read more

New story! Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client Finally Makes Its Way Back into Debian's Repos

After a long wait, Debian developer Christoph Goehre was proud to announce a couple of days ago that the Mozilla Thunderbird email and news client has officially landed in the repositories of Debian GNU/Linux, de-branding Icedove.

New story! That Was The Week That Was: Edition 1

  • OSSBlog.org; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Feb 18, 2017 10:52 PM EDT)
This is the first edition of TWTWTW, a weekly blog promoting interesting developments in the open source world. TWTWTW seeks to whet your curiosity. The name pays homage to the satirical British TV comedy programme aired in the early 1960s. Except satire isn’t the the raison d’etre for this blog.

New story! How to change the hostname on CentOS and Ubuntu

The hostname is used to identify the server when connected on a network and it is configured during the initial server setup. Changing the initial server hostname is a task that you might like to perform while you are using the server and in this tutorial, we will show you how to change the hostname on a Linux VPS running CentOS 7 or Ubuntu 16.04 as an operating system.

New story! Node-RED Update Tech Talk

  • IBM developerWorks : Linux (Posted by bob on Feb 18, 2017 7:03 PM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Node-RED co-creators Nick O’Leary and Dave Conway-Jones describe and demonstrate some of the new features that make it even faster to create and debug flows, as well as where they see the project heading in 2017.

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