New story! Explo-Xen! Bunker buster bug breaks out guests from hypervisor

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2016 11:17 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Explo-Xen ... it rhymes with explosion Code dive A super-bug in the Xen hypervisor may allow privileged code running in guests to escape to the underlying host.…

New story! LINUX DASH (Widgets Based) - Light Weight System Performance Monitoring Tool for Linux

  • 2daygeek.com; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Jul 27, 2016 10:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Linux Dash is really light Weight real time web based performance monitoring tool for Linux Desktop & servers. It provides simple and powerful GUI with widgets. We can rearrange the Widgets as per our convenient, also you can do like drag and drop. Linux Dash will show server statistics such as CPU, RAM, Disk, Network & installed applications.

New story! Another Linux Terminal App Guake

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 27, 2016 9:23 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Linux users have a lot of terminal emulators to choose. Recently I mentioned one terminal app i.e. Terminator. Here is another one of the most interesting Quake-style drop-down terminal named Guake. It is a terminal app for GNOME which can be used quickly using shortcut keys. ?

New story! The largest community FOSS conference you never heard of: OpenWest

Tucked into a corner of the Salt Lake Valley among the Rocky Mountains hides the largest community-organized free/open source technology conference you've never heard of. Weighing in at an impressive 1500 attendees, OpenWest is perhaps the third largest conference of its type in the United States, coming in behind SCaLE and LinuxFest Northwest. read more

New story! Install YetiForce CRM on Ubuntu 16.04

  • RoseHosting.com; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Jul 27, 2016 7:17 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In this article, we will explain how to install YetiForce CRM on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with MariaDB, PHP-FPM and Nginx.

New story! Why you should avoid vanity metrics and measure what matters

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2016 6:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Metrics. Measures. How high? How low? How fast? How slow? Ever since the dawn of humankind, we've had an innate and insatiable desire to measure and compare. We started with the Egyptian cubit and the Mediterranean traders' grain in the 3rd millennium BC. Today we have clicks per second, likes, app downloads, stars, and a zillion other ways to measure what we do. read more

New story! Compact, rugged, Linux-friendly Skylake module is loaded with I/O

Axiomtek’s “CEM501” COM Express module runs Linux on Skylake CPUs, and offers triple display operation plus numerous SATA, USB, LAN, and PCIe interfaces. While we’re waiting for Intel’s 7th Gen “Kaby Lake” Core processors to arrive — they began shipping to manufacturers last week and received support in this week’s new Linux Kernel 4.7 — […]

New story! Perl tricks for system administrators

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2016 4:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Did you know that Perl is a great programming language for system administrators? Perl is platform-independent so you can do things on different operating systems without rewriting your scripts. Scripting in Perl is quick and easy, and its portability makes your scripts amazingly useful. Here are a few examples, just to get your creative juices flowing! read more

New story! ura and the Challenges of Open Source Design

  • My Linux Rig; By Steven Ovadia (Posted by steveov on Jul 27, 2016 3:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview
An interview with Elio Qoshi of ura, a design studio dedicated to improving design in free and open source projects. In this interview, Elio talks about why design is an essential, and frequently overlooked, part of the free software movement.

New story! Tutorial shows how to create a cheap, DIY IoT cloud platform

RTL has published a tutorial about creating a secure IoT platform based on its free “SharkSSL-lite” software, plus ARM mbed-enabled SBCs and a low cost VPS. Real Time Logic (RTL), which is known for its BarracudaDrive remote file manager and lightweight, embeddable Mako Server webserver, has released a set of instructions and videos for how […]

New story! Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 Launches Today with Biometric Authentication for Meizu PRO 5

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 27, 2016 1:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Canonical will unveil the 12th Over-the-Air (OTA) software update for its Ubuntu mobile operating system for supported Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet devices.

New story! Mozilla Delivers Improved User Experience in Firefox for iOS

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2016 12:37 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Mozilla; Story Type: News Story
When we rolled out Firefox for iOS late last year, we got a tremendous response and millions of downloads. Lots of Firefox users were ecstatic they could use the browser they love on the iPhone or iPad they had chosen. … Continue reading

New story! Dale Raby: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Dale Raby on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine where we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done.

New story! How to Install Pure-FTPd with TLS and virtual users on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2016 10:43 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, SUSE
In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and configure pure-ftpd on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1. I will show you how to set-up pure-ftpd with TLS/SSL and then set-up virtual-users.

New story! Calibre 2.63.0 eBook Converter and Viewer Adds Unicode 9.0 Support, Bugfixes

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 26, 2016 9:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Kovid Goyal has released yet another maintenance update for his popular, open-source, free, and cross-platform Calibre ebook library management software, version 2.63.0.

New story! Korora 23 - is it an alternative to Linux Mint?

Cinnamon is a desktop environment that is widely promoted by the Linux Mint team. Linux Mint Cinnamon is their flagship distribution. In its turn, Linux Mint is a leader in the world of Linux distributions, especially for the newbie-oriented part of it. Unfortunately, the recent release of Linux Mint 18 made things worse, and many Linux bloggers wrote about this.

New story! A detailed list of changes in Linux 4.7

Also in today's open source roundup: How well do Android apps run on a Chromebook? And six hacks for Linux on Windows.

New story! Avoiding data disasters with Sanoid

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2016 6:54 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Sanoid helps to recover from what I like to call "Humpty Level Events." In other words, it can help you put Humpty Dumpty back together again, on ZFS filesystems. read more

New story! The Apache Software Foundation's Two New Big Data Projects Tackle Science and Processing

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2016 5:57 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Apache; Story Type: News Story
The Apache Software Foundation is making a big commitment to Big Data. As reported in this post, in recent months the foundation has promoted a slew of open source Big Data projects to Top-Level Status.  This puts a number of them on the same kind of development fast track that catapulted the Spark project to success.

New story! Microsoft Says It Loves Linux, But Its Anti-Linux Patent Trolls Are Still Around and Active

Highlighting just two of the many entities that Microsoft (and partners) use in order to induce additional costs on Free (as in freedom) software

New story! How to restore older file versions in Git

  • Opensource.com; By Seth Kenlon (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2016 4:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In today's article you will learn how to find out where you are in the history of your project, how to restore older file versions, and how to make Git branches so you can safely conduct wild experiments.

New story! Remix chomps Marshmallow, updates its Android for PCs

Who needs Windows or an iPad anyway? An imminent update to Jide’s Remix OS, for Android, is the first to be based on Marshmallow 6.0 and a bunch of UI enhancements.…

New story! ZYPPER - Easy way to manage packages on openSUSE

  • 2daygeek.com; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Jul 26, 2016 2:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Zypper is a command line package manager for suse & openSUSE distributions. It’s used to install, update, search & remove packages & manage repositories, perform various queries, and more. Zypper command-line interface to ZYpp system management library (libzypp).

New story! Apple Watch exec Bob Mansfield gets into secret Apple car - report

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2016 1:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Here in iCar, iCan only receive, iCan listen to you... A former senior executive at Apple has returned to the company to oversee its secretive but long-rumoured car project, according to reports.…

New story! 4 keys to redefine your mission statement

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2016 12:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
This is Part 2 of a four-part series on open and transparent branding processes in organizations. Read Part 1. Picture this: You're sitting in Yet Another Quarterly Global Company Meeting, listening to the executive team prattle on about its most recent Important Global Initiatives. Next topic on the agenda, says the CEO, is our new company mission. read more

New story! Conversation With Jonathan Thomas of OpenShot

One of the main benefits of having a booth at a conference like Texas Linux Fest is having the opportunity to hobnob with the people behind or inside some fairly impressive organizations. This year I had the good fortune to meet Jonathan Thomas, who has provided the world with OpenShot, a premiere video editing tool available for Linux, Mac and Windows.

New story! GNU Linux-libre Kernel 4.7 Officially Released for Users Who Want 100% Freedom

Alexandre Oliva from the GNU Linux-libre project happily announced the release and general availability for download of the GNU Linux-libre 4.7 kernel for those who want 100% freedom when using a GNU/Linux OS.

New story! How to export e-mails from DBMail mailserver to Maildir format in a Linux VPS

  • VPSinEU.com; By VPSinEU (Posted by vpsineu on Jul 26, 2016 9:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In this article we are going through the steps on how to export e-mails from DBMail mailserver to Maildir format in a Linux VPS. More specifically, the tutorial explains how to export the e-mails from an SQL database to Mbox format and then convert the Mbox e-mails to Maildir.

New story! Open is the solution to improving 21st century education

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2016 8:25 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Much of the Internet runs Linux and open source software, yet in most of our schools—whether PK-12 or higher education—Linux and open source software are given short shrift. read more

New story! KDE Applications 16.08 Software Suite Is In Beta, Final Release Coming August 18

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 26, 2016 6:31 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
Now that the third and last maintenance update of the KDE Applications 16.04 software suite has been released, it's time for us to take the Beta build of the next major KDE Applications release for a test drive.

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