New story! Samsung debuts an Artik IoT cloud platform and IDE

At the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco last week, Samsung was all about the Internet of Things, and its Artik IoT modules got lots of love. Surprisingly, much of Samsung’s focus at its developer conference did not revolve around Tizen or SmartThings. Instead, the main focus was on its newly shipping Artik embedded modules, […]

New story! m23 rock 16.2 brings support for Ubuntu 16.04 clients

From this version on, the Linux remote installation tool m23 offers support for m23 clients using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus. Friends of the Univention Corporate Servers will be happy to hear that the m23 app is now available in the Univention App Center.

New story! Unity 8 and Snaps Are the Future of the Ubuntu Desktop, After Ubuntu 16.10

Today is the last day of the Ubuntu Online Summit 2016, and we've just attended a very exciting session where the Ubuntu developers discussed the future of the Ubuntu Desktop after Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak).

New story! “LEDE” OpenWrt fork promises greater openness

A “Linux Embedded Development Environment” (LEDE) fork of the lightweight, router-oriented OpenWrt Linux distribution vows greater transparency and inclusiveness. Some core developers of the OpenWrt community has forked off into a Linux Embedded Development Environment (LEDE) group. LEDE is billed as both a “reboot” and “spinoff” of the lightweight, router-focused distribution that aims to build […]

New story! WordPress Plugin ‘Ninja Forms’ Security Vulnerability

FOSS Force has just learned from Wordfence, a security company that focuses on the open source WordPress content management platform, that a popular plugin used by over 500,000 sites, Ninja Forms, contains serious security vulnerabilities.

New story! Ubuntu Online Summit

There's a fundamental difference between conferences for community-driven projects and closed-source commercial software.

New story! How to install X-Cart 5 on CentOS

X-Cart is a search engine friendly shopping cart software written in PHP with many features like: WYSIWYG editor, easy-to-use web interface, order tracking, customer order history, real time shipping calculation, printable invoices and receipts, built-in marketing tools like up-selling, cross-selling, discounts and more.

New story! Step By Step Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) LAMP Server Setup

  • ubuntugeek.com; By ubuntugeek.com (Posted by gg234 on May 5, 2016 3:26 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu
Step By Step Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) LAMP Server Setup

New story! Linux Foundation: Open Source Programming and DevOps Jobs Plentiful

Open source programming and DevOps skills are in high demand among hiring managers, and cloud computing outpaces containers and networking in popularity.

New story! Confessions of a cross-platform developer

Andreia Gaita is giving a talk at this year's OSCON, titled Confessions of a cross-platform developer. She's a long-time open source and Mono contributor, and develops primarily in C#/C++. Andreia works at GitHub, where she's focused on building the GitHub Extension manager for Visual Studio. read more

New story! Customize Ubuntu Desktop using Unity Tweak Tool

Unity Tweak Tool is a popular, easy-to-use settings manager for the Unity desktop (Ubuntu Default Desktop). It provides users with a simple and fast user interface which will help users to access/customize many useful features. Also the famous Ubuntu Tweak has been dead officially as per the developer notification (May 02, 2016).

New story! KDE Neon Plasma Wayland Daily Build ISOs Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Are Now Live

Ex-Kubuntu leader Jonathan Riddell announced the availability of daily build ISO images for the rolling KDE Neon Linux operating system, which early adopters can get and test drive as we speak.

New story! Drupal developer on how to make your website more accessible

For open source developer Mike Gifford, founder and president of OpenConcept Consulting Inc., any mention of Drupal accessibility after his name is redundant. He has spent the better part of 10 years improving and cementing accessibility in Drupal, enough to earn the role of official core accessibility maintainer for the project. read more

New story! Jeremy Sands: Southern Fried College Football and Down-Home Linux

The SouthEast LinuxFest started at Clemson University in 2009. These days it's in Charlotte, N.C., and hopes to host more than 1,000 people June 10-12, 2016. We had a little video chat with Jeremy Sands, who's in charge of the event.

New story! Router hackers reach for the fork: LEDE splits from OpenWRT

Disgruntled core devs take bat and ball to new LEDE Project A split seems to have emerged in the Linux-router-OS community, with a breakaway group splitting from OpenWRT.…

New story! Ubuntu Make 16.05 Lands on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Brings Android Studio and SDK Fixes

Ubuntu Make developer Didier Roche announced the release of Ubuntu Make 16.05, a new maintenance release of his open-source CLI tool that lets developers install various third-party SDKs and IDEs.

New story! Beautiful Simplicity Linux 16.04 OS Arrives, Based on LXPup and the LXDE Desktop

The guys over at Simplicity Linux, a simple and beautiful GNU/Linux desktop-oriented operating system have had the great pleasure of announcing the release of Simplicity Linux 16.04.

New story! Workflow and efficiency geek talks Drush and Drupal

  • Opensource.com; By Jason Hibbets (Posted by bob on May 5, 2016 3:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
Meet Greg Anderson, an open source contributor at Pantheon and co-maintainer of Drush. If you've used Drush before, you've probably saved a bunch of time on repetitive tasks. If you haven't used it yet, what are you waiting for?

New story! STEM oriented Arduino clone includes built-in breadboard

Piote’s open source battery-powered “BreadBro” combines Arduino built-in circuitry with a breadboard, guide cards, and curriculum to help teach STEM skills.

New story! DuckDuckGo Gives $225,000 to Open Source Projects

It appears as if people have been using DuckDuckGo’s privacy centered search enough to make the company successful. Certainly not we-control-the-world successful like Google, but successful enough to give it some cash-on-hand breathing room. Also successful enough for the company to give back to the community by handing out $225,000 to some free and open source projects.

New story! Canonical to Introduce a Dash Browser for Scopes on Ubuntu Phones and Tablets

As you might have noticed earlier today on Google+, David Callé of Canonical teased the community with two mockups that suggested a brand new, tabbed design for the Scopes of the Ubuntu Touch mobile OS.

New story! Raspberry Pi gets a hybrid tube audio amp HAT

Pi 2 Design's 503HTA Hybrid Tube Amp is a HAT add-on for 40-pin Raspberry Pi’s that taps a 24-bit, 192Khz DAC for that old-time tube amplifier sound. The Raspberry Pi has inspired a variety of retro technology hacks, from resurrecting ancient televisions to breathing new life into vintage gaming platforms.

New story! Rule 41: Getting Around the Constitution and Having It Too

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to understand what's wrong with the proposed federal court updates to Rule 41.

New story! Snapdragon SoCs to get Neural Processing Engine SDK

  • HackerBoards.com (Posted by bob on May 4, 2016 8:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Qualcomm announced a deep learning toolkit for implementing neural processing and other AI functions directly on devices that integrate Snapdragon 820 SoCs. The “Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine” is Qualcomm’s first deep learning software development kit for devices based on its Snapdragon 820 SoCs. The SDK, which is due for release in the second half of […]

New story! Installing Nginx with PHP 7 and MySQL 5.7 (LEMP) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on an Ubuntu 16.04 server with PHP 7 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP) .

New story! Linux Foundation Offers Badges to Certify Open Source Code Quality

Open source code security and stability will be certified through "Best Practices Badges" from the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative.

New story! The Qt Company's Qt Start-Up

The Qt Company is proud to offer a new version of the Qt for Application Development package called Qt Start-Up, the company's C++-based framework of libraries and tools that enables t

New story! How to Conduct Internal Penetration Testing

  • eSecurity Planet; By Paul Rubens (Posted by penguinist on May 4, 2016 3:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Automated penetration testing tools and open source tools, especially those in Linux security distributions, are invaluable aids for internal pentests... In the simplest terms, a penetration test consists of a number of steps:

New story! How to identify small problems for big team wins

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 4, 2016 2:53 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Every software project has moments where they have "a bit of spinach in their teeth"—that is, a simple problem that they just can't see. To address this, Deb Nicholson started SpinachCon, an informal workshop that brings free and open source software projects and volunteers together to identify and fix little problems that can pose big obstacles. read more

New story! How to Toggle Unity Launcher on Ubuntu

  • aarongriffith.net; By AaronGriffith (Posted by Ajg9k on May 4, 2016 1:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
This short tutorial will demonstrate how to toggle the Unity Launcher on Ubuntu using a script.

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