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.

New story! US standards lab says SMS is no good for authentication

  • The Register; By Richard Chirgwin (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2016 4:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
America's National Institute for Standards and Technology has advised abandonment of SMS-based two-factor authentication. That's the gist of the latest draft of its Digital Authentication Guideline, here. Down in section 5.1.3.2, the document says out-of-band verification using SMS is deprecated and won't appear in future releases of NIST's guidance.

New story! Lennart Poettering Announces systemd 231 Init System for GNU/Linux Distributions

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 26, 2016 2:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
systemd creator Lennart Poettering proudly announced the release and general availability of the systemd 231 init system for major GNU/Linux operating systems.

New story! Malicious computers caught snooping on Tor-anonymized Dark Web sites

  • ars technica; By Dan Goodin (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2016 12:47 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
The trust of the Tor anonymity network is in many cases only as strong as the individual volunteers whose computers form its building blocks. On Friday, researchers said they found at least 110 such machines actively snooping on Dark Web sites that use Tor to mask their operators' identities.

New story! TripleO QuickStart vs Attempt of official Mitaka TripleO HA install via instack-virt-setup

A final target of this post is to compare undercloud configuration been built by QuickStart and undercloud configuration been built per official documentation for Mitaka stable...

New story! Linux kernel 4.7 released

Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Slackware 14.2, and Prisma has been released for Android.

New story! $20 is a tiny Arduino Zero clone

  • HackerBoards; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Jul 25, 2016 8:59 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer
Rabid Prototypes is crowdfunding a $20 “Neutrino 2.0” version of its earlier, tiny Arduino Zero clone. Rev 2.0 adds RX/TX pins and several other tweaks. Like last year’s Neutrino clone of the Arduino Zero, Rabid Prototypes chose Kickstarter to launch Neutrino 2.0.

New story! Susan Chen, Promoted to Vice President of Business Development

I’m excited to announce that Susan Chen has been appointed Vice President of Business Development at Mozilla, a new role we are creating to recognize her achievements. Susan joined Mozilla in 2011 as Head of Strategic Development.

New story! ArchStrike Ethical Hacking Linux Operating System Gets Its First ISO Builds

The ArchStrike developers have announced today that their Arch Linux-based operating system designed for ethical hackers now has official installation mediums as ISO images.

New story! Compact, fanless, Cortex-A5 embedded computer runs on 3W

Artila’s “Matrix-700” control computer runs Linux on a Cortex-A5 SoC, and offers 8GB eMMC, plus three USB, four RS-232/485, GbE, and Fast Ethernet ports. The Matrix-700 is the first Cortex-A5 based model in Artila’s family of traditionally ARM9-driven Matrix industrial computers. The device is designed for non-stop operation in remote locations, such as device networking […]

New story! OpenStack Pico and Questa set to Debut in 2017 and 2018

  • InternetNews.com; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 25, 2016 5:10 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Members of the OpenStack Foundation have been voting on upcoming release names and the results are now in

New story! Configuring a single Ubuntu installation as a dual-boot option and a VirtualBox appliance under Windows 10

I often need to use Windows 10 and Ubuntu on the same machine within a single login session, so I run Ubuntu as a virtual machine in Oracle VirtualBox. But I also like to be able to boot my computer natively into Ubuntu, so a dual-boot configuration is optimal. To get the best of both worlds, I install Ubuntu in a dual-boot configuration alongside Windows, and configure VirtualBox to access the Ubuntu disk partitions as a raw disk image. This allows me to boot directly into Ubuntu, or boot the same Ubuntu installation from within Windows using VirtualBox.

New story! Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! Getting Started

  • Linux.com; By Dustin Kirkland (Posted by bob on Jul 25, 2016 3:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
So, a few months have passed, and you’ve realized that, wow, you’re not dreaming, and it wasn’t an April Fool’s Joke, but in fact that Ubuntu-on-Windows thing is real! You’re thinking, surely some of the early kinks have been worked out, and it’s ready for a test drive… And you would be correct on both counts!

New story! Finding security issues, regional events, and more OpenStack news

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 25, 2016 2:18 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud; Story Type: News Story
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project. OpenStack around the web There is a lot of interesting stuff being written about OpenStack. Here's a sampling from some of our favorites: read more

New story! News: Linux 4.7 Debuts with Improved Security

  • Linux Planet; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by bob on Jul 25, 2016 1:21 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Kernel, Linux
Fourth major Linux kernel of 2016 is now out.

New story! Fluxday: A no-fuss open source productivity tracker

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 25, 2016 12:24 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time is critical. There are two ways to increase your output: Put in more hours or work smarter. I don't know about you, but I prefer the latter. read more

New story! Snowden Designs a Device to Warn if Your iPhone’s Radios Are Snitching

  • Wired; By Andy Greenberg (Posted by bob on Jul 25, 2016 11:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
The aim of that add-on, Huang and Snowden say, is to offer a constant check on whether your phone’s radios are transmitting. They say it’s an infinitely more trustworthy method of knowing your phone’s radios are off than “airplane mode,” which people have shown can be hacked and spoofed.

New story! 5 reasons system administrators should use revision control

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 25, 2016 10:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Whether you're still using Subversion (SVN), or have moved to a distributed system like Git, revision control has found its place in modern operations infrastructures. If you listen to talks at conferences and see what new companies are doing, it can be easy to assume that everyone is now using revision control, and using it effectively. Unfortunately that's not the case. read more

New story! Oops: bounty-hunter found Vine's source code in plain sight

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 25, 2016 9:32 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Give you our Docker image? Sure! No, wait … A bounty-hunter has gone public with a complete howler made by Vine, the six-second-video-loop app Twitter acquired in 2012.…

New story! The Open Patient: Advocating for open access to medical data

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 25, 2016 8:35 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Steven Keating had always been interested in data and learning about things, which is why he volunteered to do a research scan when he was a student. The scan revealed an abnormality. In 2014, the abnormality had grown into a massive tumor. Soon he learned that there were many barriers keeping him from accessing his own data. "And that's what I've been sharing, which is this question: How come as a patient we're last in line for our own data? How come my doctors and my university researchers can see my tumor genome and I can't?" read more

New story! Our First Look at Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon

It's been almost a month since Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" was released, so we decided to take it for a spin and have our first ever look at the Cinnamon desktop.

New story! NETDATA - Best Real Time Performance Monitoring Tool for Linux

  • 2daygeek.com; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Jul 25, 2016 5:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Netdata is a real-time performance monitoring solution, which used to monitor all our systems and applications on Linux PCs, servers or embedded devices. Netdata written in C and is extremely lightweight with less than 1% CPU utilization of a single core. We have already covered many more Monitoring Tools that are capable to presenting statistics of past performance but netdata is designed to be perfect for real-time performance troubleshooting.

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