New story! This Week in Open Source News: Wal-Mart Joins OSS Revolution, Latest Linux Version Integrated Into Android, & More

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jul 30, 2016 1:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Android, Linux
A round up of this Week in Open Source News.

New story! KaOS 2016.07 Adds KDE Plasma 5.7.2 and Linux Kernel 4.6, July's Software Updates

The KaOS development team proudly announced the release of the KaOS 2016.07 ISO refresh for the month of July, bringing all the goodies that have been pushed to the main software repositories since June 2016.

New story! 7 Tips for SysAdmins Considering a Linux Foundation Training Certification

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Libby Clark (Posted by bob on Jul 30, 2016 9:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux
The Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) and Certified Engineer (LFCE) exams are great opportunities for sysadmins to polish and prove their skills. The exams are available online to anyone in the world at any time.

New story! One DevOps tool for all clouds: Cloudify

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jul 30, 2016 7:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
Does your enterprise run multiple clouds? Yes? Then you should look into Cloudify.

New story! How to use GeoIP with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

This tutorial explains how to use the GeoIP module with nginx on Ubuntu 16.04 to find out where your visitors come from. The GeoIP module sets multiple variables like $geoip_country_name, $geoip_country_code, $geoip_city, etc. that you can use in your PHP scripts or directly in your nginx configuration, for example to serve content in different languages based on the user's country.

New story! Enlightenment 0.20.10 Is the Last in the Series, Users Urged to Upgrade to 0.21

A new stable version of the Enlightenment 0.20 lightweight and modern desktop environment/window manager has arrived, Enlightenment 0.20.10, which is the last one in the series.

New story! New Android Trojan SpyNote leaks on underground forums

A new and potent Android Trojan has been leaked on several underground forums, making it available for free to less resourceful cybercriminals who are now likely to use it in attacks.

New story! Thin Mini-ITX board taps Braswell SoCs, offers 4K video

IEI’s “tKINO-BW” Mini-ITX board features Intel Pentium and Celeron “Braswell” SoCs, 4K video, triple display support, and optional remote management. Over the last year, numerous Mini-ITX boards based on Intel’s “Braswell” family of 14nm SoCs have reached market, but there have been far fewer models billed as being “thin.”

New story! Fedora 24 Linux OS Gets New, Updated Lives ISOs with Latest Security Patches

Founder of The Fedora Unity Project and Fedora Ambassador, Ben Williams, is happy to report that updated Live ISO images of the Fedora 24 GNU/Linux operating system are now available for download.

New story! Software Freedom in Kosovo, Waiting for Xfce Mint & More…

Also included: Canonical joins The Document Foundations advisory board, Chromium coming to Fedora, OpenVZ now a complete Linux distro and GNU Linux-libre Kernel 4.7 released.

New story! Windows 10 pain: Reg man has 75 per cent upgrade failure rate

Support for older systems less than satisfactory Comment As your humble HPC correspondent for The Register, I should probably be running Linux on the array of systems here at the home office suite. But I don't. I've been a Microsoft guy since I bought my first computer way back in 1984.…

New story! The Hacking of the 2016 Election – Did I Write the Script?

  • ConsortiumInfo.org Standards Blog; By Andy Updegrove (Posted by Andy_Updegrove on Jul 29, 2016 4:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Well, it's about time. People are finally realizing how easy it would be to hack an election - assuming it hasn't happened already.

New story! Top 5: Sysadmin and Linux stories, Perl tricks, and more

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 3:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this week's Top 5, we highlight two Linux stories, one of theoritical physics and another of the olden days of Linux; and three articles that are part of this week's sysadmin series celebrating System Administration Apprecaition Day (Perl tricks, revision control, and horror stories). Top 5 articles of the week 5. 5 sysadmin horror stories read more

New story! Facebook Surround 360 Plans Released to GitHub

Facebook's open sourced plans for the Facebook Surround 360 camera system isn't destined to be a boom for DIY enthusiasts, as it's estimated that the cost to build one will weigh in at about 30 grand.

New story! Pushed Fedora Graphical upgrade via Gnome software utility

  • 2daygeek.com; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Jul 29, 2016 11:45 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Fedora
Fedora project promised when the release Fedora 24, Graphical upgrade will be push after a month through GNOME Software which is, one of the new feature on Fedora 24. Thy day came to picture now, its time to upgrade from fedora 23 to fedora 24 through GUI via GNOME software.

New story! A guide to scientific computing system administration

When developing applications for science there are times when you need to move beyond the desktop, but a fast, single node system may also suffice. In my time as a researcher and scientific software developer I have had the opportunity to work on a vast array of different systems, from old systems churning through data to some of the largest supercomputers on the planet. read more

New story! Bodhi Linux 4.0.0 Alpha released

Bodhi Linux makers released the first alpha version of latest Bodhi Linux 4.0.0. This alpha is only available for 64-bit machines.This version is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it features Moksha, a beautifully modified Enlightenment Desktop Environment.

New story! 5 sysadmin horror stories

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 8:53 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Happy System Administration Appreciation Day! The job ain't easy. There are constantly systems to update, bugs to fix, users to please, and on and on. A sysadmin's job might even entail fixing the printer (sorry). To celebrate the hard work our sysadmins do for us, keeping our machines up and running, we've collected five horror stories that prove just how scary / difficult it can be. Do you have your own sysadmin horror story? Let us know in the comments below. read more

New story! How to setup HTTP2 in cPanel/WHM Linux VPS using EasyApache3

In today’s tutorial we’ll show you how to setup HTTP2 in cPanel/WHM Linux VPS using EasyApache3. Although this feature is still in BETA (as of writing this article), it’s been well tested by the team at VPSinEU.com and it works perfectly fine.

New story! Bash Tips for Linux Sysadmins

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Carla Schroder (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 6:56 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The Bash shell is a fundamental Linux tool and, in this era of containers and clusters and microservices, good old-fashioned Linux system administration skills are as relevant as ever. Today, we'll learn about running other command shells, Bash built-ins, configuration files, and shell expansion.

New story! Using the Myers-Briggs personality test for teams

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 5:59 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Writing about collaborative, peer-to-peer teamwork in The Open Organization, Jim Whitehurst stresses the importance of: read more

New story! Facebook Open Sources 17-Camera Surround360 Rig with Ubuntu Stitching Software

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 5:02 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
In April, Facebook announced it had built a “Surround360” 3D-360 video capture system, but that it did not plan to sell it. Instead, the social networking giant promised it would open source both the hardware and the Ubuntu Linux-based software used to stitch together images from the camera into stereoscopic 360 panoramas.

New story! AMD R-Series hits the jackpot on casino gaming SBC

  • HackerBoards (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 4:04 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Axiomtek’s “GMB135” casino gaming SBC offers quad- or dual-core AMD R-Series SoCs, up to 32GB DDR4, triple display support, 32 DIOs, and intrusion detection. The GMB135 follows Axiomtek Gaming’s GMB130 Mini-ITX board, which also targeted casino gaming applications. It similarly runs Linux 3.x or Windows 7/8.1 on an AMD R-Series SoC with AMD Radeon HD10000 […]

New story! Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 Update to Rename the Libertine Scope to "Desktop Apps"

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 29, 2016 3:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Now that the Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 update has been successfully deployed to users' devices, it's time for Canonical's engineers behind the Ubuntu mobile OS to concentrate their efforts on the next milestone.

New story! Embedded Linux Conference Europe schedule on tap

The schedule for the Oct. 11-13 ELC Europe and OpenIoT Summit in Berlin has been posted, with co-located events on Yocto, RTL, tracing, and OpenWrt. Last year, the Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE) in Dublin was co-located with the European versions of LinuxCon and CloudOpen, but this year it comes a week later. LinuxCon Europe […]

New story! Install Bludit on Ubuntu 16.04

In this article, we will explain how to install Bludit on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with PHP-FPM and Nginx. Bludit is an open source, fast, simple, and extensible file-based content management system (CMS) application written in PHP. Bludit stores the data in a flat file (JSON format) so you don’t need to install or configure a database.

New story! Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! Ubuntu Commands Every Windows User Should Learn

Some Windows desktop users will certainly be new to Bash and the new shell, Ubuntu on Windows. In Part 1, I introduced the topic, and in Part 2, I showed how to get started by installing Windows. In this part of our series, I’ll describe a handful of essential commands to help get started.

New story! New attack bypasses HTTPS protection on Macs, Windows, and Linux

A key guarantee provided by HTTPS encryption is that the addresses of visited websites aren't visible to attackers who may be monitoring an end user's network traffic. Now, researchers have devised an attack that breaks this protection.

New story! Stunnel Security for Oracle

Oracle has integrated modern Transport Layer Security (TLS) network encryption into its eponymous database product, and TLS usage no longer requires the Advanced Security option beginning with the 10.2 database release.

New story! Ubuntu MATE 16.10 Alpha 2 Ships with New Unity-Like Heads-Up Display (HUD)

Martin Wimpress informs Softpedia today, July 28, 2016, about the availability of the second Alpha 2 milestone towards the upcoming Ubuntu MATE 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) operating system.

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