New story! Gene Kim shares insights from his new book and the upcoming DevOps Enterprise Summit

  • The Enterprisers Project; By Carla Rudder (Posted by crudder on Oct 27, 2016 4:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
Author Gene Kim discusses the role of the IT leader in a DevOps transformation

New story! Enterprise Open Source Programs Flourish -- In Tech and Elsewhere

If you cycled the clock back about 15 years and surveyed the prevailing beliefs about open source technology at the time, you would find nowhere near the volume of welcome for it that we see today. As a classic example, The Register reported all the way back in 2001 that former CEO of Microsoft Steve Ballmer made the following famous statement in a Chicago Sun-Times interview: "Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches."

New story! 5 Common Failures Of Package Installation

  • - Original Content; By Denny Zhang (Posted by bob on Oct 27, 2016 2:32 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux
For DevOps, installation is one of the major tasks. People may think package installation is pretty straightforward and easy now: Just run commands like apt-get, yum, brew, etc. Or simply leave it to containers. Is it really that easy? Here is a list of headaches and hidden costs.

New story! You can run the same programs on 16 different OpenStack clouds

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 27, 2016 1:24 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
Cloud companies like to talk about about how you can avoid vendor lock-in. And OpenStack just showed how to make it happen. Sixteen different vendors did a live demo at OpenStack Summit showing that you could run the same software stack on 16 separate OpenStack platforms.

New story! HPE backs off from OpenStack development

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 27, 2016 12:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
HPE still supports OpenStack in its Helion cloud program, but it's cutting way back on how much it's spending on helping create OpenStack.

New story! Install Orangescrum on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Orangescrum is a free and open source project management and collaboration application, ideal for small and medium businesses. With this application, you can easily create and manage your projects, teams, documents, and tasks and communicate with the other team members on your important issues.

New story! What is OpenStack?

  • Datamation; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Oct 26, 2016 9:58 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
OpenStack isn't just about the cloud, it's a whole approach to how software can be built.

New story! Congatec's first Apollo Lake COMs include SMARC 2.0 model

Congatec announced three Linux-friendly COMs based on Intel’s new Atom E3900 SoC: a Qseven, a COM Express Compact, and one of the first SMARC 2.0 modules. Congatec is one of the first vendors to announce a major product lineup based on Intel’s newly announced, 14nm-fabricated Atom E3900 “Apollo Lake” SoCs.

New story! Exton|OS Light Now Based on Ubuntu 16.10, Ships with Kernel 4.8.1 and Openbox

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton informs us about the availability of a new build of his Exton|OS Light distribution, now based on the latest Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) operating system.

New story! Nightfall on Linux

I've looked at general astronomy programs in the past that are helpful for many tasks you might need to do in your stargazing career. But, several specific jobs are more complicated and require specialized software to make relevant calculations, so here, let's take a look at Nightfall.

New story! digiKam Recipes 5.0.1 Released and digiKam AppImage Package Coming

  • Medium; By Dmitri Popov (Posted by dmpop on Oct 26, 2016 5:23 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Hot on the heels of the major digiKam 5.x.x release comes a thoroughly revised version of the digiKam Recipes book.

New story! Open Source Operating Systems for IoT

  • - Original Content (Posted by bob on Oct 26, 2016 4:15 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Mobile; Story Type: News Story
Over the past decade, the majority of new open source OS projects have shifted from the mobile market to the Internet of Things. In this fifth article in our IoT series, we look at the many new open source operating systems that target IoT.

New story! New Cortex-M chips add ARMv8 and TrustZone

  • HackerBoards (Posted by bob on Oct 26, 2016 3:06 PM EDT)
  • Groups: ARM; Story Type: News Story
ARM launched its first Cortex-M MCUs with ARMv8-M and TrustZone security: the tiny, low-power Cortex-M23 and faster Cortex-M33. At the ARM TechCon show in Santa Clara, ARM unveiled two new Cortex-M microprocessors that will likely emerge as major Internet of Things workhorses over the coming decade, supplanting most existing Cortex-M designs. The Cortex-M23 and Cortex-M33 […]

New story! How to Install Rocket.Chat Server with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Oct 26, 2016 1:57 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this tutorial, I will show you how to build your own chat server using Rocket.Chat. I will use the latest Ubuntu LTS 16.04 server for the installation and Nginx as reverse proxy for the Rocket.Chat application. Rocket.Chat is a free and open source online chat solution for team communication, it allows you to build your own slack like online chat.

New story! How To Setup A WiFi Network In Arch Linux Using Terminal?

If you're using Linux distro other than Arch CLI then it's one of the toughest tasks to setup WiFi on Arch Linux using terminal. Though the process is slightly straight forward. In this article, I'll walk you newbies through the step-by-step setup guide to connect your Arch Linux to your WiFi network.

New story! Python file-management tricks for digital artists

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 26, 2016 10:34 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
Read Part 1: Automating repetitive tasks for digital artists with Python read more

New story! Intel launches 14nm Atom E3900 and spins an automotive version

Intel unveiled its Atom E3900 “Apollo Lake” embedded SoCs, with Gen 9 graphics, 4x ISPs, and time-sync’d peripherals, and tipped an A3900 model for cars. Intel announced its 14nm-fabricated Intel Atom “Apollo Lake” system-on-chips, which promise “more than 1.7 times more computing power than the previous generation,” says Intel. The Intel Gen9 graphics, based on […]

New story! Fedora-powered computer lab at our university

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Oct 26, 2016 8:17 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
At the University of Novi Sad in Serbia, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, we teach our students a lot of things. From an introduction to programming to machine learning, all the courses make them think like great... Continue Reading →

New story! Raspberry Pi Foundation Releases Patch to Fix "Dirty COW" Bug in Raspbian Linux

Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a few minutes ago that a patched kernel is now available for the Debian-based Raspbian GNU/Linux distribution for Raspberry Pi devices to address the "Dirty COW" bug.

New story! Important CentOS 7 Linux Kernel Security Update Patches "Dirty COW" Bug

CentOS maintainer and lead developer Johnny Hughes informed the community of the server-oriented Linux-based operating system about the availability of an important kernel update for CentOS 7.

New story! 2 Linux clients for Microsoft's OneDrive. Yes, they work, but...

  • Linux notes from DarkDuck; By DarkDuck (Posted by darkduck on Oct 26, 2016 4:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Cloud, Linux
There is another cloud storage from a global company. It is OneDrive from Microsoft. You can think of me being a Devil's Advocate here, but let me continue. OneDrive gives you 5Gb of storage space by default that you can extend later on.

New story! Krita 3.1 Digital Painting App Now in Development, Promises Cool New Features

The Krita development team announced this past weekend that a second Beta pre-release version of the upcoming Krita 3.1 point release is now available for public testing.

New story! 5 More Reasons to Love Kubernetes

  • - Original Content; By Sebastien Goasguen (Posted by bob on Oct 26, 2016 2:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
In part one of this series, I covered my top five reasons to love Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration platform created by Google. Kubernetes was donated to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in July of 2015, where it is now under development by dozens of companies including Canonical, CoreOS, Red Hat, and more.

New story! Where OpenStack cloud is today and where its going tomorrow

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 26, 2016 1:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
The future looks bright for OpenStack -- according to 451 Research, the company is growing rapidly to become a $5-billion-a-year cloud business. But obstacles still remain.

New story! pcDuino goes quad-core, swaps Arduino for RPi compatibility

LinkSprite’s $25, 64 x 50mm “pcDuino4 Nano” SBC is a re-spin of FriendlyARM’s NanoPi M1, offering a quad-core H3, Raspberry Pi expansion, and 3x USB ports. Can you be a pcDuino without the Duino? For its latest open source pcDuino board, LinkSprite has switched from Arduino compatibility to a 40-pin Raspberry Pi expansion interface, breaking […]

New story! Develop Network Applications for ESP8266 using Mongoose in Linux

Let’s talk about how to start to develop network applications for ESP8266 chip using Mongoose Embedded Web Server in Linux. I will use Ubuntu, but all things can be easily adapted for any Linux distribution.

New story! Fedora 25 supplemental wallpapers

Each release, the Fedora Design team works with the community on a set of 16 additional wallpapers. Users can install and use these to supplement the standard wallpaper. The Fedora Design team encourages submissions from the whole community. Contributors then use the Nuancier app to vote... Continue Reading →

New story! Canonical Pushes First Kernel Live Patch to Fix New Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities

We reported last week that Canonical has started offering live kernel patch services for users of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system running a 64-bit version of the OS and Linux kernel 4.4 LTS.

New story! Mirantis OpenStack: The good news and the bad news

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS (Posted by bob on Oct 25, 2016 8:05 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Mirantis recently signed a major deal with NTT, but the company is also laying off some of its employees.

New story! LinuxAndUbuntu Review Of Gentoo Linux - A Linux Distro For Advanced Users

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 25, 2016 7:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Many people think that Gentoo is just another Linux distro, but it is wrong. Gentoo Linux is a special, different and powerful Linux distribution, because it isn’t like other systems that have pre-compiled software and tools for easy management, in Gentoo the user must configure everything.

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