New story! UberWriter Text Editor Review - A Writer's Dream Come True

UberWriter is described by its developer as a simple markdown editor, but it's so much more than that. It has only a handful of features and some people might be disturbed by its simplicity, but in the end everyone will love it.

New story! The Open Source Game Corner Part 3

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Aug 30, 2014 12:17 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
The third part in my articles on giving some limelight to open source games, this time I have a completely different set to show you!

New story! It’s made-for-TV patent war, as AT&T sues Cox

The majority of patent lawsuits today are brought by "patent trolls" that do nothing but sue—but suits between actual competitors do still happen. Case in point: AT&T has sued Cox Communications, saying that Cox has infringed seven AT&T patents covering everything from DVRs to methods for hiding "packet loss or frame erasure" over a network.

New story! Clusterbit Developed the World’s Smallest Datacenter

Open source platform where home enthusiasts, IT professionals, Linux technicians as well as high-end users can explore new possibilities

New story! Keurig's Coffee DRM Already Cracked By Competitors; Will There Be A Lawsuit?

Earlier this year, we wrote about Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, maker of the infamous Keurig single cup coffee makers, and its plan to DRM its next generation coffee pods. The original pods were going off patent, and competition was rising. So, of course, the solution is to come up with something new... and lock it down to make it less useful for consumers...

New story! Google Chrome 38 Gets the 'Picture'

  • Datamation; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Aug 30, 2014 4:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer
Since the beginning of the Web era, the simple image tag has defined the use of nearly all static images. Google's new Chrome 38 beta browser will change that with the introduction of a new element known as "picture," which could usher in a new era of responsive design.

New story! Developers Of The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter Looking Into Linux

One of the developers of a ”next-gen” first-person mystery game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter tweeted out that they are looking into Linux as one of the platforms to release for.

New story! Most popular cloud projects, Walmarts investment in open source, and more

  • Opensource.com; By Robin Muilwijk (Posted by bob on Aug 30, 2014 12:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Cloud
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the most popular cloud projects of 2014, how open source aids the Okavanga wildlife project, Walmart's investment in open source, and more!

New story! Linux Mint Debian to Be Called "Betsy"

Linux Mint developers have decided to give a separate codename for their operating system based on Debian and it's going to be Betsy.

New story! A track for everyone at OpenStack Summit

On Tuesday, the OpenStack Foundation released the schedule for the upcoming summit in Paris, France. It's a monster of an agenda, featuring over 150 accepted talks and sessions, out of more than 1,100 proposed and voted on by community members.

New story! Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1 Officially Released, Experience a Retrospective Future - Gallery

Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1, a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the MATE desktop environment, has been released and is now available for download.

New story! Vault: The Linux Foundation's new storage-focused tradeshow

The Foundation aims to bring together the world’s leading developers in filesystems and storage in the Linux kernel.

New story! Did Red Hat’s CTO Walk – Or Was He Pushed?

It’s hard to believe the official story coming out of Raleigh, that CTO Brian Stevens abruptly resigned his position at Red Hat on Wednesday “to pursue another opportunity.” The company is being mainly mum on the subject, only offering a terse three sentence announcement on their website.

New story! Fedora: From Live boot, to installation, to upgrade

Linux New Media, the publishers of Linux Pro Magazine, recently published a special edition issue called Free from XP, which features Fedora 20. Recently they posted the Fedora installation article […]

New story! The Metro Redux FPS Games Will Require OpenGL 4 On Linux

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Aug 29, 2014 5:13 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
In an interview with eurogamer Oles Shishkovstov the chief technical officer of 4A Games made some remarks about the Linux version of the new Metro FPS games.

New story! Open source communities start to buzz about edX

Open source software is hugely important to us here at edX, since it's what we do all day, every day. Two weeks ago, the O'Reilly company hosted their annual OSCON convention in Portland, Oregon—a convention focused on open source software. Of course, we had to be there. So, my edX colleague James Tauber and I packed our bags and headed to Oregon for a week of learning and teaching to meet wonderful people, and to get excited about open source. We even gave a presentation about edX! read more

New story! How to install and configure ownCloud on Debian

According to its official website, ownCloud gives you universal access to your files through a web interface or WebDAV. It also provides a platform to easily view, edit and sync your contacts, calendars and bookmarks across all your devices. Even though ownCloud is very similar to the widely-used Dropbox cloud storage, the primary difference is […]Continue reading... The post How to install and configure ownCloud on Debian appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS How to set up a secure FTP service with vsftpd on Linux

New story! How To Build PHP 5.6 (PHP-FPM & FastCGI) with Zend OPcache And APCu For ISPConfig 3 On Debian 7 (Wheezy)

  • HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials - Linux (Posted by bob on Aug 29, 2014 2:21 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian, PHP, Linux; Story Type: News Story
How To Build PHP 5.6 (PHP-FPM & FastCGI) with Zend OPcache And APCu For ISPConfig 3 On Debian 7 (Wheezy) ISPConfig 3 has a builtin feature to support multiple PHP versions on one server and select the optimal PHP version for a website. This feature works with PHP-FPM and FastCGI. This tutorial shows how to build PHP 5.6 as a PHP-FPM and a FastCGI version on a Debian Wheezy server. These PHP 5.5 builds include Zend OPcache, and APCu.

New story! Black Lab SDK 1.8 released

Today we have released the new Black Lab SDK 1.8. With this release we added a lot of new tools for developing applications for Black Lab Linux and Ubuntu. The Black Lab SDK 1.8 has been tested and is supported on the following distributions: Black Lab Linux 5.x/6.x, Ubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu 14.04

New story! Firefox OS Smartphones Change The Mobile Landscape Across India

The launch of two Firefox OS phones in India in the same week marks an exciting moment in Mozilla’s mission to promote openness and innovation on the Web, and an opportunity to empower millions of Indians wanting to buy their … Continue reading

New story! What happens when a non-coder tries to learn Linux

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 29, 2014 11:30 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
I wanted to learn Linux, so here's my account of what I did to achieve that goal. read more

New story! Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) beta-1 released!

The first beta of the Utopic Unicorn (to become 14.10) has now been released! This beta features images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, UbuntuKylin, Xubuntu and the Ubuntu Cloud images.

New story! Determined Developer Resurrects Windows XP with Unofficial Service Pack 4

Diehard Windows XP fans are having a hard time bidding the legacy operating system farewll -- by the numbers, it's estimated that some 15 percent (StatCounter) to just under 25 percent (Net Applications) of desktops are still running Windows XP. Save for businesses that pay a fee, Microsoft killed off support for Windows XP back in April, though one developer is determined to keep it alive with a new (and unofficial) Service Pack.

New story! MIPS tempts hackers with Raspbery Pi-like dev board

Hard to choose between Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black, and MinnowBoard Max? Now there’s another choice: the open source MIPS-based “Creator C120″ dev board. In a bid to harness some of the energy and enthusiasm swirling around today’s open, hackable single board computers Imagination Technologies, licensor of the MIPS ISA, has unveiled the ISA’s counter to […]

New story! LibreOffice 4.3.1 “Fresh” announced

  • The Document Foundation Blog; By italovignoli (Posted by seatex on Aug 29, 2014 7:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Linux
The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.3.1, the first minor release of LibreOffice 4.3 “fresh” family, with over 100 fixes (including patches for two CVEs, backported to LibreOffice 4.2.6-secfix, which is also available for download now).

New story! Mid-cycle meetups for OpenStack developers and users

Taking place twice a year, OpenStack's summits provide a great deal of the face-to-face interaction between developers, vendors, and users. But what about the rest of the year? Many projects opt to host mid-cycle meetups to bridge the gap to collaborate, make plans for the future, and knock out major tasks.

New story! New Vault Conference to Promote Open Source Cloud Storage

The Linux Foundation and industry partners have created a new conference, called Vault, to focus on open source storage and data security for the cloud computing age.

New story! Mini-ITX board offers life after Marshalltowns death

Habey announced an enhanced replacement for Intel’s discontinued Marshalltown thin Mini-ITX board. It jumps up to a 2GHz quad-core “Bay Trail-D” Celeron. Intel introduced the Desktop Board DN2800MT (aka “Marshalltown”) in Q1 of 2012 and it’s now gone EOL according to the product’s Intel ARK page. So Habey, the California-based subsidiary of Chinese firm NORCO Intelligent Technology, has seized on the opportunity to satisfy continuing Marshalltown demand by cranking out a “drop-in replacement” board backed by an assurance of long life-cycle support.

New story! ITTIA DB SQL Now Available for QNX Neutrino RTOS 6.6

As many QNX® developers rely on database software to store and retrieve sensitive information, ITTIA DB SQL supports QNX(R) Neutrino(R) RTOS 6.6, to improve both performance and usability.

New story! Kids arent the only ones learning to share

It’s one of the most basic lessons we teach our children when they’re young—the idea of sharing their toys with others. We try to instill in them the values of giving up control and playing alongside others. Of finding joy in a shared toy. We recognize the importance of this idea, and we work hard to impress it on our young kids learning about the world.

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