New story! Raspberry Pi-based signage player sips 7 Watts

TinyGreenPC launched a Raspberry Pi and Linux based digital signage player that runs on just 7 Watts, and offers optional WiFi and an OPS interface. The Pi Media Player is one of the most power-efficient signage players on the market, according to TinyGreenPC, a subsidiary of UK-based embedded manufacturer and distributor AndersDX.

New story! Firefox 31 available in Fedora

Mozilla recently released Firefox version 31, and now this updated version of the Fedora default web browser is available for download in Fedora 20.

New story! Firefox 31 Brings New Tools to Developers

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 24, 2014 8:51 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Mozilla
One such innovation introduced in Firefox 31 is an eyedropper, which enables developers to easily identify the HTML value for a given color. Developers will now also be able to modify Web pages locally with a box model technology that enables manipulation of page layout attributes. Looking forward, Mozilla developers are building an integrated development environment (IDE) called WebIDE into Firefox. In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at the new Firefox 31 browser. -

New story! Secure Wordpress Login With Two Factor Authentication Using privacyIDEA

  • HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials - Linux (Posted by tuxchick on Jul 24, 2014 7:54 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Secure Wordpress Login With Two Factor Authentication Using privacyIDEA Wordpress is THE widely spread blogging system that is not only used for private blog sites but sometimes also as CMS for company web sites. Wordpress is very good maintened and easy to update. But as it is so widely used, it is also an intersting goal for crackers (avoiding to say hackers).  This is why today I will tell you how to secure the wordpress accounts with a second factor for OTP authentication.

New story! take (keyboard) control of the web with uzbl web browser

Uzbl is a web browser available in Fedora that has a vi-like modal user interface. It uses the webkit renderer on the backend, so web pages still look and function […]

New story! Homeland Security gets into software security

  • ZDNet | Linux And Open Source Blog RSS (Posted by tuxchick on Jul 24, 2014 6:00 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
It sounds unlikely, but the Homeland Security Agency is now providing an online, open-source code-testing suite with the unlikely name of SWAMP.

New story! Raspberry Pi Model B+ review – a new evolution

The latest version of the original Raspberry Pi has some essential updates while still remaining largely the same. Is it worth the upgrade?

New story! Open source product development most effective when social

Benetech started out in the 90s without even understanding the meaning of the term open source. They just "needed an easy way to interface with different voice synthesizers" to develop readers for people who are blind and "shared the code to be helpful." Sound familiar? Opensource.com started covering stories like in 2010 and they recur more often than you might think. Stories of people sharing the code to help others—but sharing code to get help developing better code. When code is open, a community has the opportunity to form around it. read more

New story! GOG.com Launches Linux Support, Ahead Of Schedule

That's right, GOG.com has just announced they are supporting Linux, way ahead of their scheduled dates of around October or November. The launch brings 50 Linux-compatible games right away.

New story! Photocrumbs is Now Mejiro

  • Scribbles and Snaps; By Dmitri Popov (Posted by dmpop on Jul 24, 2014 2:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements
Photocrumbs has served well as a working name for my spare-time coding project. But the time has come to give my forgetful photo publishing PHP script a proper name.

New story! FESCo Election Results, F21 Delayed 3 Weeks, Behind the Scenes for Flock, Help with AppStream, and Joining Fedora

The special election for FESCo (the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee) has concluded. New FESCo members are Josh Boyer, Kalev Lember, and Tomas Hozza. Since these seats are filling various vacancies, they aren’t for the normal two-release term. Since Josh lead the results, he will fill the spot which goes through next spring’s Fedora 22 release, and the others through this fall’s F21. Congratulations and welcome to Josh, Kalev, and Tomas; and thanks to outgoing members Bill Nottingham, Toshio Kurotami, and Peter Jones for all of your hard work on FESCo.

New story! Oracle Linux 7 Makes Its Debut

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 24, 2014 12:17 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Oracle, Red Hat
Oracle sees continued potential for growth as it rolls out its latest Linux distribution release.

New story! enhance your screencasts with key-mon on Fedora

Have you ever been doing a screencast, (or watched a screencast), where most of the video is the screencaster explaining what mouse and keyboard buttons they are pressing at a […]

New story! Keynotes from OSCON 2014 Day 2

We're back with keynote coverage on Day 2 of OSCON 2014! This comes to you (live stream) from Portland at the Oregon Convention Center. read more

New story! Firm says vulnerability in Tails contained in I2P component

A vulnerability broker published a video demonstrating one of several flaws it has found in the privacy-focused Tails operating system, which is used by those seeking to make their Web browser harder to trace.

New story! Gaming oriented Nvidia Shield Tablet wins early praise

The Android 4.4.3-based Nvidia Shield Tablet won early praise with its Tegra K1 SoC, Kepler-based graphics, new stylus, and WiFi Direct gaming controller. This week Nvidia announced its rumored tablet form-factor update of the Tegra 4-based Nvidia Shield, now called the Shield Portable. Early previews of the $299 Nvidia Shield Tablet have been kinder than […]

New story! Oracle Linux 7 released

Oracle has released its clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

New story! diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development

Once in a while someone points out a POSIX violation in Linux. Often the answer is to fix the violation, but sometimes Linus Torvalds decides that the POSIX behavior is broken, in which case they keep the Linux behavior, but they might build an additional POSIX compatibility layer, even if that layer is slower and less efficient.

New story! Interview With Aspyr Media About Civilization V & Linux Gaming

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jul 24, 2014 5:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
A little treat today folks as I had a chance to talk with Michael Blair from Aspyr Media on a few different bits relating to Linux gaming and their Civilization V port.

New story! Ubuntu: 2296-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.

New story! Red Hat and Mirantis battle in the OpenStack market and VMware needs to find a way into the fight

In this edition of the Short Stack we take on the battle between Red Hat and Mirantis as they fight over the crown for OpenStack. In the meantime, VMware has to find a way to stay relevant to their customers. Will they jump in the OpenStack?

New story! Ubuntu: 2295-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

Firefox could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a malicious website.

New story! What are the best browsers for Linux?

In today's open source roundup: Best Linux browsers. Plus: Lifehacker's list of essential Linux applications, and how to run Android on a Mac.

New story! Oracle Linux 7.0 Screenshot Tour

Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7. Oracle Linux 7 offers the latest innovations and improvements to support customers and partners in developing and deploying business critical applications across the data center and into the cloud.

New story! Elections Results for Summer 2014 FESCo Special Election

  • Fedora Magazine; By Chris Roberts (Posted by bob on Jul 24, 2014 12:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Fedora
Hey Everyone, The results are in for the FESCo Elections! The elections for the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo) Summer 2014 Special Election have concluded, and the results are shown in this article.

New story! Warhammer Eternal Crusade MMO Will Gain A Linux Version

An upcoming MMO in the Warhammer series is set to gain a Linux version thanks to comments made from the lead developer.

New story! Attackers raid SWISS BANKS with DNS and malware bombs

Attackers suspected of residing in Russia are raiding Swiss bank accounts with a multi-faceted attack that intercepts SMS tokens and changes domain name system settings, researchers have warned.

New story! What kind of tablet do you use?

It seems today that the naysayers were wrong: tablets have become ubiquitous. But has open source made its reach into the tablet world to the same extent it has to other areas of technology?

New story! FoundationDB, DataRPM Partner on NoSQL Big Data Analytics

FoundationDB and DataRPM have partnered to combine NoSQL data storage with cognitive Big Data analytics and visualization. In a deal centered on combining NoSQL data storage with cognitive, natural-language Big Data discovery and analytics, FoundationDB and DataRPM have announced a partnership that will bring their platforms together.

New story! New openQRM Cloud 5.1.4 release offers new Cloud portal and Android OS support

openQRM Enterprise is a web-based open source datacenter management and cloud computing platform that integrates flexibly with existing components in enterprise datacenters.

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