New story! TripleO QuickStart HA Setup && Keeping undercloud persistent between cold reboots

This post follows up and might work as timer saver. We intend to survive VIRTHOST cold reboot (downtime) and keep previous version of undercloud VM been able to bring it up avoiding build via, then restart procedure from loging into undercloud and immediately run overcloud deployment.

New story! Install Open Web Analytics (OWA) on CentOS 7

In today’s article we will install Open Web Analytics (OWA) on a CentOS 7 VPS. Open Web Analytics (OWA) is an open source web analytics software that you can use to track and analyze how people use your websites and applications. It is written in PHP and uses a MySQL database. OWA is similar to Google Analytics although it is a server software that anyone can install and run it on a Linux VPS.

New story! Fedora 24, SourceForge’s Dilemma & More…

Also included: Solus 1.2, Elementary Snaps, Microsoft fights OEM crapware and LibreOffice's minor upgrade.

New story! Canonical Demonstrates How Easy Is to Create a Vendor-Independent Snap Store

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 26, 2016 12:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
The Snappy vs Flatpak story continues, and Canonical is now demonstrating how easy is to roll-out a vendor-independent Snap store, on the recently released Fedora 24 Linux operating system.

New story! MinnowBoard packs quad-core Atom, M.2, dual GbE

ADI’s “MinnowBoard Turbot Dual-E” hacker SBC offers a quad-core Atom E3845 option, a second GbE port, and an M.2/micro-SIM combo for WiFi, LTE, or SSD. ADI Engineering, which built the latest MinnowBoard Turbot version of the open-spec, Linux- and Android-ready MinnowBoard SBC for the Intel-backed community, has revealed a major update. Pricing and a […]

New story! Linux Tutorial: An in-depth look at forwarding and monitoring e-mails using the Postfix mail server

One of the original Internet services was SMTP (the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol).

Thanks to forward planning it remains one of the fundamental cornerstones of the Internet that we know and love today.

New story! Pac-Man 256, Ashes of the Singularity, and more games out for Linux

In this week's edition, we take a look at Pac-Man 256, Ashes of the Singularity's plan for a Linux release, and more. Open gaming roundup for June 19-25, 2016 read more

New story! How to permanently mount a Windows share on Linux

It has never been easier for Linux to interact within a Windows network. And considering how many businesses are adopting Linux, those two platforms have to play well together. Fortunately, with the help of a few tools, you can easily map Windows network drives onto a Linux machine, and even ensure they are still there upon rebooting the Linux machine.

New story! KaOS 2016.06 Moves the Distro to Linux Kernel 4.6, Adds Full-Disk Encryption

The developers of the KaOS Linux operating system announced the release and immediate availability for download of the KaOS 2016.06 ISO image with some very exciting goodies.

New story! Peppermint OS 7 Screenshot Tour

Team Peppermint are pleased to announce our latest operating system Peppermint 7. It comes in both 32-bit and 64-bit editions with the latter having full UEFI/GPT/Secure Boot support baked in, a new version of Ice (our in-house Site Specific Browser framework) is also included with full Firefox web browser support, as well as Chromium. Along with the shift to the 16.04 code base, Peppermint 7 continues our policy of choosing the best components from other desktop environments, wherever that may be, and integrating them into a cohesive whole with our own software. This time around, whilst staying with LXDE core session management for lightness and speed, we've listened to our users who demanded a more modern, functional, and customizable main menu and switched out LXPanel

New story! Joe Colantonio: ‘Why Recreate the Wheel — Use Open Source’

Joe Colantonio wants to "show you how to succeed with all your testing efforts." He says, "Automation testing, like all development efforts, is difficult. Most projects don’t succeed." Frankly, it's all a little over our heads.

New story! Tuning guide for MongoDB on IBM Power Systems

This tuning guide will help you achieve optimal performance when running MongoDB on IBM Power Systems by providing guidelines for system-level, virtualization-level and application-level tuning.

New story! Why Docker is Like Chicken Nuggets and Waffle Cones

  • Datamation; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 25, 2016 7:49 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Understanding what the container micro-services revolution is all about, summed up at Dockercon.

New story! Industrial SBC builds on Raspberry Pi Compute Module

On Kickstarter, a “MyPi” industrial SBC using the RPi Compute Module offers a mini-PCIe slot, serial port, wide-range power, and modular expansion. You might wonder why in 2016 someone would introduce a sandwich-style single board computer built around the aging, ARM11 based COM version of the original Raspberry Pi, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module. First […]

New story! Xen 4.6 Includes Live Patching, Other Security Features

The critical open-source hypervisor used by major public cloud providers now enables live patching and incorporates other new features.

New story! IT runs on the cloud, and the cloud runs on Linux. Any questions?

IT is moving to the cloud. And, what powers the cloud? Linux. When even Microsoft's Azure has embraced Linux, you know things have changed.

New story! Top 5: Terminal games for Linux, GnuCOBOL, and more

In this week's Top 5, we highlight terminal games for Linux, the still-alive-and-kicking COBOL, a few obscure and minor Linux tools, cross-platform methods and tools, and chess Android apps. Top 5 articles of the week 5. 7 open source Android apps for chess players read more

New story! How to install SuPHP on CentOS 7.2

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 25, 2016 12:40 AM EDT)
  • Groups: PHP, Linux, Apache; Story Type: News Story
This tutorial describes the installation of SuPHP on centOS 7.2 from source as there are no SuPHP packages available for CentOS 7.2. SuPHP is an apache module that allows PHP to under a different Linux user than the apache user. This improves the security of hosted websites as you can run the PHP scripts of each website under a different user.

New story! Make Peace With Your Processes: Part 3

  • - Original Content; By Chris Binnie (Posted by bob on Jun 24, 2016 11:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
a bit more detail about the powerful ps command and how it can help you discover information about your processes. There’s more to learn about parent processes, filesystems, and more...

New story! General Mills Granted A Design Patent On A Tortilla Bowl Because Why Even Pretend Anymore?

The idea is that the "invention" in the case of design patents are supposed to be unique outputs of what might otherwise not be unique inventions that are then said to act as some sort of single-source invented thing. Honestly, the whole concept smells of a workaround on the actual purpose of patent law and it tends to function that way as well. How else do you explain the design patent granted on a toothpick with some lines carved into it, for instance? Or Apple's design patent on the animation of turning a page within an ebook? Rewarding exclusivity to these types of "inventions" that barely work up the sweat of an "inventor" should seem absurd to you, as should the frequency with which the public is left wondering where exactly the "invention" is in any of this.

New story! tinyMediaManager catalogs your movie and TV files

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 24, 2016 8:23 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The trouble with video files is that they are not easily parseable. How can your computer tell whether that 8 GB file in your ~/Movies folder is the latest superhero movie, or your daughter's soccer game? read more

New story! How Salesforce Secures Docker Containers

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 24, 2016 6:57 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security; Groups: Cloud's lead information security engineer discusses container security at DockerCon 16.

New story! DAISY: A Linux-compatible text format for the visually impaired

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 24, 2016 5:31 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
If you're blind or visually impaired like I am, you usually require various levels of hardware or software to do things that people who can see take for granted. One among these is specialized formats for reading print books: Braille (if you know how to read it) or specialized text formats such as DAISY. read more

New story! A Bug in Chrome Makes It Easy to Pirate Movies

two security researchers have found a new way, using a vulnerability in the system Google uses to stream media through its Chrome browser. They say people could exploit the flaw to save illegal copies of movies they stream on Chrome using sites like Netflix or Amazon Prime...

New story! Peppermint OS 7 Linux Distribution Officially Released Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

It's a bit early than expected, but the Peppermint OS 7 GNU/Linux distribution has been officially unveiled today, June 24, 2016, based on the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system.

New story! Over half of world's top domains weak against email spoofing

  • ZDNet; By Charlie Osborne (Posted by bob on Jun 24, 2016 1:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
According to Swedish cybersecurity firm Detectify, poor authentication processes and configuration settings in servers belonging to hundreds of major online domains are could put users at risk of legitimate-looking phishing campaigns and fraudulent emails.

New story! 6 reasons why Guayadeque is a music lover's open source player

Recently I upgraded my laptop's Linux to the latest release, and I was surprised and saddened to discover that the wonderful music player Guayadeque seems to be considered as dead upstream, at least in Debian and Ubuntu. read more

New story! Wine 1.9.13 Introduces New Gecko Engine Based on Firefox 47, Unicode 9.0 Support

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 24, 2016 11:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Wine development team has announced the release and immediate availability for download of the Wine 1.9.13 snapshot towards Wine 2.0.

New story! Updating code can mean fewer security headaches

  • CSO; By Phil Krill (Posted by penguinist on Jun 24, 2016 10:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Organizations with high rates of code deployments spend half as much time fixing security issues as organizations without such frequent code updates, according to a newly released study.

New story! Explore Flatpak in Fedora 24

One of the main features of Fedora 24 Workstation is better support for Flakpak — a new, distribution agnostic format for packaging and distributing Linux desktop apps. The two main goals of Flatpak are the creation of a single installation... Continue Reading →

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