New story! Debian Installer Jessie RC 3

  • It runs on Linux; By It runs on Linux (Posted by DaMan on Apr 21, 2015 2:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Debian
The Debian Installer team announced the third release candidate of the installer for Debian 8 "Jessie".

New story! Fedora 22 Beta is Released!

The Fedora 22 Beta release has arrived, with a preview of the latest free and open source technology under development. Take a peek inside! Get Fedora 22 Beta Workstation Get Fedora 22 Beta Server Get Fedora 22 Beta Cloud Get... Continue Reading →

New story! Grass Roots Development: This Is How It Works

David emailed me and stated that his interest was piqued by the fact that I wanted to explore the use of MaryTTS as part of our solution. While David’s talents were focused on Chorustext, his hardware project, he realized that his skills could greatly help our team effort and he asked to be brought on board.

New story! Open human augmentation at Penguicon 2015

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2015 11:59 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Want to learn and do technical programming the fun way? Penguicon is more than your typical tech conference. read more

New story! Announcing the release of Fedora 22 Beta!

  • Fedora Project; By Dennis Gilmore (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2015 11:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Fedora
The Fedora 22 Beta release has arrived, with a preview of the latest free and open source technology under development. Take a peek inside!

New story! Review: Linux Mint Debian 2 "Betsy" MATE

  • Das U-Blog by Prashanth; By PV (Posted by PV on Apr 21, 2015 10:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Debian, GNOME, Mint
It has barely changed since the last time I tried it, and that is a very good thing.

New story! 8 Linux file managers to try

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2015 9:42 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
One of the most common administrative tasks that end users and administrators alike need to perform is file management. Managing files can consume a major portion of your time. Locating files, determining which files and folders (directories) are taking the most disk space, deleting files, moving files, and simply opening files for use in an application are some of the most basic—yet frequent—tasks we do as computer users. File management programs are tools that are intended to streamline and simplify those necessary chores. read more

New story! Raspberry Pi and Node.js as Reverse Proxy

Both Raspberry Pi and Node.js continue to gain in popularity. With the Pi as an inexpensive piece of hardware and Node.js you can easily get a reverse proxy up and running with just a few lines of code. Theoretically you could use Node.js to act as a reverse proxy for all sorts of traffic, however, for the purposes of this article I have focused solely on web traffic.

New story! Return of the Mac

In a previous article, I talked about vim macro basics. In that article, I described how to record a custom macro, assign it to a key and then use it to make automated edits to a BIND zone. I also teased that I would cover more advanced uses of macros, like nested macros, in a future issue.

New story! 72 Applications ported to Kde Frameworks 5

  • Fasterland.net; By Francesco Mondello (Posted by Faster3ck on Apr 21, 2015 2:16 AM EDT)
  • Groups: KDE
Great news for Kde fanatics since this is a month full of great releases. In fact, after the stable release of KDE Frameworks 5.9 and the up-and-coming beta of Plasma 5.3 there’s another important step for the Kde development: KDE Applications 15.04.

New story! How to deploy a web application quickly with Ubos on Raspberry Pi

Ubos, which translates to "You are the boss", is a platform to help intermediately skilled users set up a home server and deploy web apps on it in a most automated way. Ubos puts you in the driver seat without knowing the details of the motor. On the other hand, it does not keep you […]Continue reading... The post How to deploy a web application quickly with Ubos on Raspberry Pi appeared first on Xmodulo. No related FAQ.

New story! Android Wear adds WiFi support, always-on apps, emojis

Google released a major update to Android Wear that adds always-on apps, WiFi support, a wrist-flipping gesture for scrolling, and emoji drawing support. Google just released a major Android 5.1.1 update for its Android Wear smartwatch platform, and considering the huge pre-sales for the Apple Watch, it’s not a moment too soon. Even with a […]

New story! Canonical Is Now Using Phased Updates for Ubuntu Touch

A fresh Ubuntu Touch update was made available just a few days ago, and it was received very well by the community, but Canonical also introduced a new feature called phased updates.

New story! 4 Ways To Get Debian Without Negotiating The Debian Website

Debian is such a good Linux distribution but lets face it, the website is just dreadful. To download most distributions you choose 32-bit or 64-bit and then hit the download button. With Debian there are choices for every conceivable architecture as well as 32-bit/64-bit, multiple download methods (none of which seem to be the preferred option) and mirrors with dozens of different files. This guide attempts to help new users with this situation.

New story! Ex-Windows dev: Yes, Ballmer was dogmatic, Sinofsky's bonkers, and WinPho needs to change

A former Windows Phone and Office lead designer has shed some valuable insight into Microsoft’s internal processes, design and strategy. Designer Jon Bell* left Microsoft a year ago but his Reddit AMA is still vastly more informative than anything that emerges from the Redmond politburo.

New story! Linux-friendly COM Express triplets embed Intel Bay Trail SoCs

Axiomtek launched a Bay Trail Celeron-based “CEM841? COM Express Type 2 Basic module and tipped two similar Type 6 COMs with Celeron and Atom E3845 SoCs.

New story! Google Shuts Off NPAPI in Chrome

With the release of Chrome 42 this week, Google fixed more than 40 vulnerabilities. But the most significant security change in the new browser is Google's decision to disable the NPAPI, essentially turning off plugins such as Java and Silverlight by default. The decision didn't come out of nowhere.

New story! Debian Could Get PPA Support, Says Project Leader

The Debian project has a new Project Leader, Neil McGovern, and he was elected just like any politician. He presented a list of promises about what he would do or try to do if he becomes a leader and one of those is about PPA support.

New story! Fedora 21 owncloud-7.0.5-2.fc21

This update provides the new release 7.0.5, which resolves currently undisclosed security vulnerabilities in ownCloud.It is a minor version update and should apply without any issues or special handling, but as usual, we recommend backing up your data, configuration, and database before updating.

New story! DevOps: Better Than the Sum of Its Parts

Most of us longtime system administrators get a little nervous when people start talking about DevOps. It's an IT topic surrounded by a lot of mystery and confusion, much like the term "Cloud Computing" was a few years back. Thankfully, DevOps isn't something sysadmins need to fear.

New story! 30 Years On, HURD Lives: GNU Updates Open Source Unix Kernel

Version 0.6 of GNU HURD, the open source operating system kernel launched in the 1980s to build a Unix-like operating system, has been released.

New story! Latest Ubuntu Touch Update Improves Battery Life Up to 50%, Users Report

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Apr 20, 2015 2:49 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Ubuntu Touch users are reporting significant battery improvements after the last major update that was released by Canonical at the end of last week.

New story! Chromebooks get Google Now and Material Design in Chrome OS 42

In today's open source roundup: Chrome OS 42 includes Material Design and Google Now. Plus: DistroWatch reviews Linux Mint Debian Edition 2. And six reasons why Linux is a good choice for users with disabilities.

New story! Libre Graphics Meeting 2015 for free and open source design

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 20, 2015 12:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Libre Graphics Meeting is coming up! read more

New story! What does an adult look like in an open source community?

It's time to begin making plans for the Community Leadership Summit in Portland this summer, just before OSCON. Last year I gave a lightning talk called "What's an adult look like in your community?" It was prompted by a then recent discussion with a 20-year-old who uttered the age-old question: "Why won't anyone treat me like an adult?" read more

New story! RSA to feature talk by hacker whose ‘funny’ tweet got him yanked from a plane

  • Network World; By Tim Greene (Posted by bob on Apr 20, 2015 11:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story, Security
Chris Roberts will have a lot to say next week at RSA Conference 2015 where he is scheduled to present a talk “Security Hopscotch” after his experience this week being hauled in by the FBI, apparently for tweeting about “playing with” the onboard communications systems of the plane he was traveling on.

New story! How To Setup Virtual Private Network (VPN) In Linux Ubuntu Based Distributions

Virtual Private Network 'VPN' is a secure network connection to server that enables a computer or network-enabled device to send and receive data across shared or public networks. Using VPN allows a user to connect to any website that has been blocked either by network administrator or Government. In the following tutorial we will install and use VPN in our Linux Ubuntu based distributions.

New story! Nested KVM set up on Fedora 22 && Running devstack on Ubuntu 14.04 guests

Following bellow are brief instructions how to achieve extremely high performance of VMs created via devstack ( stack.sh ) inside another virtual machine created with Fedora 22 KVM Hypervisor and having Nested KVM feature enabled, working with sufficiently advanced Intel CPUs (Haswell kernel or above which have newer hardware virt extensions ) and 16 GB or more RAM.

New story! POSSCON Successfully Reboots

Last week in Columbia, South Carolina, the developers’ conference POSSCON went through something of a reboot. Last year the conference was cancelled to allow It-oLogy, the organization behind the event, to put its energy behind launching the Great Wide Open conference in Atlanta. This year, with last year’s successful premiere of the Hotlanta event under its belt, IT-oLogy pulled-out all the stops to reestablish POSSCON.

New story! 6 reasons people with disabilities should use Linux

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 20, 2015 7:12 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Often, when issues of accessibility and assistive technology are brought up among people with disabilities, the topics center around the usual issues: How can I afford this device? Is it available for me? Will it meet my needs? How will I receive support? read more

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