New story! Choose the best Desktop’s for FreeBSD

  •; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Oct 1, 2016 4:31 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
As we know, By default the FreeBSD ISO doesn’t comes with graphical user interface and we need to install manually which is suitable for us.

New story! Canonical Brings Kubernetes to Ubuntu

Canonical has worked with Google to bring its own version of the open source container tool, Kubernetes, to its Linux distribution.

New story! Hackable 96Boards carriers host Intel Joule and Curie IoT modules

Gumstix announced two 96Boards form-factor carrier boards, based on Intel’s Joule and Curie modules, that can be customized with its Geppetto design tool. At Linaro Connect Las Vegas 2016, where earlier this week Linaro’s announced a new 96Boards IoT Edition (IE) spec, Gumstix announced support for’s open SBC standards with two new customizable […]

New story! OpenShift Commons Gathering event preview

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 1, 2016 11:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
We're just two months out from the OpenShift Commons Gathering coming up on November 7, 2016 in Seattle, Washington, co-located with KubeCon and CloudNativeCon. read more

New story! Asterisk 14 Improves Open-Source VoIP

  • Enterprise Networking Planet; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Oct 1, 2016 9:16 AM EDT)
Latest major release of Asterisk includes new features designed to make it easier to get up and running quickly

New story! A $5 Linux server, open source software in China, and more news

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 1, 2016 7:27 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at a $5 Linux server, China's adoption of open source software, Plasma 5.8, and more. Open source news roundup for September 18-October 1, 2016 read more

New story! Cinnamon 3.2 in Linux Mint 18.1 Supports Vertical Panels, Better Accelerometers

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Oct 1, 2016 5:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mint
After informing the community a few days ago about the upcoming improvements and new features shipping with the XApps software projects in Linux Mint 18.1, Clement Lefebvre just published the monthly Linux Mint newsletter.

New story! ORWL - First Open Source And Physically Secure PC, Runs Linux And Windows

ORWL is the first open source, physically secure computer. Using a secure microcontroller (MCU) and an 'active clamshell mesh', the device makes sure that nobody breaks the security of the system. Its maker, Design Shift, has also launched a crowdfunding campaign on Crowd Supply.

New story! This Week in Open Source News: Hyperledger Plays Key Role in IBM Revenue, Open Source Industry Standards Debate, & More

This week in open source and Linux news, IBM's CEO explains the importance of blockchain at SWIFT's Sibos conference, and more! Get up to speed with this handy, weekly digest.

New story! SUSECON 2016: Where Technology Reigns Supreme

SUSECON has become a flagship conference in the industry for many of the same reasons I love fall: crisp, refreshing content that invigorates your brain and gets you thinking about new possibilities. SUSE customers, partners and general open-source enthusiasts learn about new open-source solutions from both SUSE and upstream projects.

New story! Cloudera, Hortonworks, and Uber to Keynote at Apache Big Data and ApacheCon Europe

  • - Original Content (Posted by bob on Sep 30, 2016 10:24 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Apache, Linux
Leading open source technologists from Cloudera, Hortonworks, Uber, Red Hat, and more are set to speak at Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon Europe, taking place Nov. 14-18 in Seville, Spain. The Linux Foundation today announced keynote speakers and sessions for the co-located events.

New story! ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2.4 Released with Updated Dolphin Plugin, Bug Fixes

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Sep 30, 2016 8:35 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
ownCloud is still alive and kicking, and they've recently released a new maintenance update of the ownCloud Desktop Client, version 2.2.4, bringing some much-needed improvements and patching various annoying issues.

New story! Top 5: 10 tips for IoT home automation, Configuration management tools, and more

  • (Posted by bob on Sep 30, 2016 6:47 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this week's Top 5, we highlight tips for home-IoT projects, a deep dive into configuration management, tips for getting started with Wordpress development, a successful middle school Linux program, and a brief introduction to animation with CSS and JavaScript. Top 5 articles of the week 5. Web animation using CSS and JavaScript read more

New story! Why Good Linux Sysadmins Use Markdown

  •; By Carla Schroder (Posted by bob on Sep 30, 2016 4:58 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The life of a Linux system administrator is complex and varied, and you know that documenting your work is a big time-saver. A documentation web server shared by you and your colleagues is a wonderful productivity tool. Most of us know simple HTML, and can whack up a web page as easily as writing plain text. But using Markdown is better.

New story! Perform Hot Backup MySQL Database with Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 16.04

New story! How to Effectively and Efficiently Edit Configuration Files in Linux

  •; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on Sep 30, 2016 1:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
tools are available to you that go a very long way to make the editing of config files much, much easier. I’m going to introduce you to a few such tools, to ease some of the burden of your Linux admin duties.

New story! How to install MediaWiki on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

  •; By (Posted by RoseHosting on Sep 30, 2016 12:47 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In this tutorial we are going to provide you with step by step instructions on how to install MediaWiki on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. MediaWiki is an open-source wiki software written in PHP.

New story! Cacti vs nagios vs Pandora FMS

In depth comparison of three monitoring software.

New story! Blender 2.78 Open-Source 3D Graphics Software Released with Spherical Stereo VR

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Sep 30, 2016 10:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Blender Foundation released Blender 2.78, the latest stable and most advanced version of the popular, open-source, free, and cross-platform Blender 3D modelling software.

New story! Blessed are the diffs: for they shall inherit the earth

Recently I’ve been working more with the sophisticat that is Docker and it hasn’t escaped me that the foundations of the DevOps world is essentially comprised of layer after layer of diffs.

New story! ScreenFetch – Fetch Linux System Information on Terminal with Distribution ASCII art logo

  •; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Sep 30, 2016 8:35 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
We can easily check the System information on Windows PC but in Linux PC bit difficult to know all the information, even if we have GUI for that because it will provide very less info about computer, like that way screenfetch came to picture and providing detailed information about computer.

New story! Tools for writing the next best seller

  • (Posted by bob on Sep 30, 2016 7:32 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Don't you wish you could write a novel? I always did. It's such a daunting and convoluted undertaking. How can anyone even organize and keep track of all the plots and characters? I have started a few stories, but quickly abandoned them because I just couldn't seem to write anything cohesive that seemed worthy of showing to other people. read more

New story! Nmap 7.30 Security Scanner Adds 12 New IPv6 OS Fingerprints, 7 NSE Scripts

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Sep 30, 2016 6:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Nmap developers proudly announced the release of Nmap 7.30, the latest stable version of the free, open source and cross-platform security scanner and network mapper software.

New story! Endless OS 3: Linux for the Net Less

This Ubuntu-based Linux distribution provides the Internet for those who don't have 24x7 access to the net.

New story! Linaro beams LITE at Internet of Things devices

Linaro launched an “Linaro IoT and Embedded” (LITE) group, to develop end-to-end open source reference software for IoT devices and applications. Linaro, which is owned by ARM and major ARM licensees, and which develops open source software for ARM devices, launched a Linaro IoT and Embedded (LITE) Segment Group at this week’s Linaro Connect event […]

New story! Kubernetes 1.4: One DevOps tool to rule all the containers

There are other DevOps programs for container management, but Kubernetes is quickly becoming the best of them all.

New story! GNOME Calendar App to Feature a New Sidebar, Week View & Attendees in GNOME 3.24

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Sep 30, 2016 2:18 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
GNOME developer Georges Stavracas wrote an in-depth blog post the other day to inform the community about the upcoming improvements and new features coming to the GNOME Calendar apps.

New story! 5 new OpenStack tutorials and guides

Every month, the number of things that a developer or system administrator working with cloud technologies is expected to know seems to double. There are just so many promising projects and so little time.

New story! Minijail: Google's Tool To Safely Run Untrusted Programs

Google’s Minijail sandboxing tool could be used by developers and sysadmins to run untrusted programs safely for debugging and security checks, according to Google Software Engineer Jorge Lucangeli Obes, who spoke last month at the Linux Security Summit. Obes is the platform security lead for Brillo, Google's Android-based operating system for Internet-connected devices.

New story! LibreOffice Office Suite Celebrates 6 Years of Activity with LibreOffice 5.2.2

Italo Vignoli from The Document Foundation informs Softpedia via an email announcement about the general availability of the first point release of the LibreOffice 5.2 open-source and cross-platform office suite.

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