New story! The header line: how to add, delete and ignore it

In a plain-text table, the first or header line usually contains the names of the fields. In this article I've pulled together a variety of ways to add and delete a header, and also how to do things with the rest of the table while leaving the header intact as the first line in the file.

New story! DDoS attackers turn fire on ISPs and gaming servers

DDoS attackers seem to have switched their attention from banks to gaming hosts, ISPs and even enterprises, half-year figures from Chinese mitigation vendor NSFOCUS have confirmed.

New story! Snowden: New Zealand Is Spying, Too

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden warned New Zealanders in a media blitz on Monday that all of their private emails, phone calls and text messages are being spied on despite government denials.

New story! Dealing with OpenStacks growth, improving documentation, and more

  • Opensource.com; By Jason Baker (Posted by bob on Sep 23, 2014 2:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Cloud
Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.

New story! 3 tools to make creating presentations easy

  • Opensource.com; By Joshua Holm (Posted by bob on Sep 23, 2014 1:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Community
In recent years, there has been a proliferation of JavaScript presentation frameworks. These frameworks use HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript to create presentation slides that can be viewed in any modern web browser. Gone are the days of being tied to using PowerPoint, nowadays there are a plethora of tools to choose from when it comes to creating a presentation.

New story! How to install X2Goserver on CentOS 7 as an alternative for VNC

  • HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials - Linux; By Srijan Kishore (Posted by bob on Sep 23, 2014 12:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Xfce
This document describes how to use X2Goserver as an alternative of VNC. I will install and configure X2Goserver on CentOS 7. X2Go enables us to access a graphical desktop of a computer over a low bandwidth (or high bandwidth) connection. X2Go is a Remote Desktop solution, which some vendors vaguely call Remote Control.

New story! Counter Strike Global Offensive Linux Beta Due Soon!

Counter Strike Global Offensive looks like it will finally enter beta for Linux soon thanks to information from SteamDB.

New story! Red Hat CEO announces a shift from client-server to cloud computing

  • ZDNet | Linux And Open Source Blog RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2014 10:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud, Linux, Red Hat
In other words, Red Hat is moving from Linux to OpenStack as its primary breadwinner.

New story! First Tizen phone now expected in India

Samsung’s postponed Tizen Linux-based smartphone is now heading for a launch in India by the end of the year, reports India’s Economic Times.

New story! Mentor Embedded Linux ready to roll on AMD SoCs

Mentor Graphics has begun shipping Mentor Embedded Linux for AMD’s new Steppe Eagle, Crowned Eagle, and Bald Eagle G-Series and R-Series SoCs. Back in April, Mentor Graphics announced that it would support AMD’s new generation of Embedded G-Series SoCs called “Steppe Eagle” and “Crowned Eagle,” as well as the new R-Series “Bald Eagle” SoCs. The […]

New story! Visualizing nanotechnology in 3D with open source software

The new open source project tomviz is helping the 3D visualization of nanotechnology. Modern computers are built with nanotechnology. A processor contains billions of transistors, each around 14 nanometers. A single bit of information on a hard disc drive is confined to a 10 nanometer domain spinning on a disc 75 miles per hour. The accelerometers in our smartphones contain nano-springs that measure gravitational forces to determine orientation. read more

New story! Sony Xperia Z3 crushes Apple's iPhone 6 in battery test

In today's Android roundup: Sony's Xperia Z3 blows away the iPhone 6 in Phone Arena's battery test. Plus: Android L might be released for Nexus 4 phones, and how to run any Android app on your Chromebook.

New story! Is the Private Cloud a Real Cloud?

Consider this traditional scenario: in today's competitive world, dynamic business requirements need flexible and rapid provisioning of IT resources. Along with flexibility, traditional IT environments need new resources to support the dynamic workloads of applications.

New story! Six Clicks: Androids Apps on Chromebooks

Look out, Windows! With Google starting to bring over a million Android apps to Chromebooks, the Windows PC is going to face a real challenge.

New story! OpenStack's Next Move Is To Remove Complexity

  • Tesora Blog; By Ron Miller (Posted by rsmiller on Sep 22, 2014 4:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
OpenStack has come a long way in just 4 years, but as the open source project matures and gains in popularity, the next wave of companies is going to be looking for solutions, consulting services and support, and working with raw open source is not going to be an option.

New story! Netflix is finally coming to Linux

  • ITworld; By Jim Lynch (Posted by jimlynch on Sep 22, 2014 3:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
In today's open source roundup: Soon you'll be able to enjoy Netflix without hacks of any kind. Plus: A writer at The Verge loves Linux but doesn't use it, and five reasons why government organizations should embrace open source.

New story! Only FOSSers ‘Get’ FOSS

  • FOSS Force; By Christine Hall (Posted by brideoflinux on Sep 22, 2014 2:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial
Obviously she doesn’t understand FOSS or those of us who advocate its use. She’d probably seen the site, noticed a lot of writing about computers and software and jumped to the conclusion that we’d be great for her software hawking client. I wouldn’t doubt that she’d Googled the term “FOSS,” but got no further than the word “software” when reading the definition.

New story! Understanding Packet Flows in OpenStack Neutron

A Neutron setup is composed of numerous interfaces,such as br-int,br-tun,br-ex, eth1/2/3. For beginners it's usually hard to understand what route packets will take through these devices and hosts. So let's take a closer look

New story! Ubuntu Touch RTM Preview - Ditching Android Just Got Easier

The Ubuntu Touch RTM version of the new operating system from Canonical has been released, so now it's time to get a closer look and see what the fuss is all about.

New story! Debian 8 "Jessie" to Get GNOME 3.14

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Sep 22, 2014 11:18 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Debian developers decided a while ago that they were going to adopt Xfce instead of GNOME as the default desktop, but that doesn't mean that users won't be able to find all the GNOME packages in the repositories.

New story! How to monitor user login history on CentOS with utmpdump

Keeping, maintaining and analyzing logs (i.e., accounts of events that have happened during a certain period of time or are currently happening) are among the most basic and essential tasks of a Linux system administrator. In case of user management, examining user logon and logout logs (both failed and successful) can alert us about any […]Continue reading... The post How to monitor user login history on CentOS with utmpdump appeared first on Xmodulo. No related FAQ.

New story! How to run Unix Commands in vi/vim editor

There are some scenarios where unix admin wants to run unix commands and insert the output of unix command in vi editor without leaving it.

New story! Ubuntu to Get Native HTML5 Streaming Through Google Chrome Soon

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Sep 22, 2014 8:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Netflix is looking to expand its business, and one of the ways to do that is to look at what other platforms it can support. Ubuntu is the most used Linux distribution, so it stands to reason that they might be interested to have their service working on it.

New story! How to play Sim City and other classic DOS games using PlayOnLinux

  • Everyday Linux User; By Gary Newell (Posted by gary_newell on Sep 22, 2014 7:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
This article shows how to use PlayOnLinux to set up and play classic DOS games. Whilst dosbox works very well using PlayOnLinux makes it possible to have one interface to load all of your DOS and Windows games.

New story! Why I love Linux — even if I no longer use it

That Netflix is coming to desktop Linux soon is great news. Considering the OS only holds about 1.6 percent of overall desktop marketshare, it's an important moment for those who use Linux in their home lives that Netflix's engineers are even exploring the idea. It's not like they had to, right?

New story! uselessd -- systemd with the useless bits removed

  • http://uselessd.darknedgy.net/ (Posted by tuxchick on Sep 22, 2014 4:38 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
uselessd (the useless daemon, or the daemon that uses less... depending on your viewpoint) is a project to reduce systemd to a base initd, process supervisor and transactional dependency system, while minimizing intrusiveness and isolationism. Basically, it’s systemd with the superfluous stuff cut out, a (relatively) coherent idea of what it wants to be, support for non-glibc platforms and an approach that aims to minimize complicated design.

New story! From next release onwards, Debian is tied to systemd

  • iTWire; By Sam Varghese (Posted by linuxwriter on Sep 22, 2014 2:03 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian
From its next release onwards, Debian users will be forced to use just one init system - systemd. This much is clear from resolutions of the project's Technical Committee.

New story! LXer Weekly Roundup for 21-Sept-2014



LXer Feature: 21-Sept-2014

A few of the big stories to hit the newswire this week for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!

New story! Top 5 articles of the week: Open source tasks, open data apps, and open source in education

  • Opensource.com; By Jason Hibbets (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2014 11:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Red Hat
Every week, we tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. Here are last week's top five.

New story! Games On AMD FOSS Drivers 3

More driver improvements on the ever changing driver. Mesa 10.3 just came out and the results are in! Here's a look at how the open source driver for AMD GPU's is performing in games.

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