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.

New story! I've been Linuxing since before you were born

Once upon a time, there was no Linux. No, really! It did not exist. It was not like today, with Linux everywhere. There were multiple flavors of Unix, there was Apple, and there was Microsoft Windows. read more

New story! Microsoft brings Edge JavaScript engine to Linux, Mac OS X

  • Network World; By Andy Patrizio (Posted by MLD67 on Jul 28, 2016 7:30 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Microsoft brings ChakraCore, the main element of the Chakra JavaScript engine used in the Edge browser and Universal Windows Platform, to Linux and OS X.

New story! How to Install and Configure Nextcloud on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

Nextcloud is a free and open source file hosting solution which allows the users to keep and sync their files, mails, contacts and calendars from their mobile devices and desktop client to nextcloud server.

New story! How to Find the Best DevOps Tools

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jul 28, 2016 5:35 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Automation and orchestration are key in any infrastructure setup. DevOps professionals need tools that can help them do their jobs more accurately and efficiently, but there isn’t one key to open all doors. According to a recent report from The New Stack, for example, more than 40 percent of survey respondents said an orchestration platform was the primary way they managed containers in their organization.

New story! Comic-Con and FOSS Comic Book Solutions

After whetting his appetite at this year's Comic-Con, our resident Linux newbie discovers free and open source apps for reading digital comics, as well as a treasure trove of available sources for free comics online.

New story! Flock: conference preview for Fedora contributors

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jul 28, 2016 3:41 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
This year, the Polish city of Kraków hosts the fourth annual Flock conference. Flock is a working conference for contributors to Fedora. Each year, Fedora contributors come together to discuss new ideas for Fedora, and work to make those ideas a reality.... Continue Reading →

New story! How to perform a system upgrade with DNF

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 28, 2016 2:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Upgrading any operating system to a new release version can be time-consuming and fraught with problems. In fact, the term "upgrade" may not even be applicable. Many times in the past it has been necessary for me to perform a complete reinstall because the alleged upgrade path would fail. Having to perform a reinstall is time-consuming when several systems are involved, and I usually have eight to ten at any given time. read more

New story! Install Samba Server Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) server

  • ubuntugeek.com; By ubuntugeek.com (Posted by gg234 on Jul 28, 2016 1:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Install Samba Server Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) server

New story! How to donate CPU/GPU resources to science with Boinc

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jul 28, 2016 12:49 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Altruism is one thing that I'd like to believe characterizes all Linux users out there. This trait can be manifested in a lot of different ways, but when we're talking about computers, the most characteristic and practical way is donating computational resources for a good cause. Here's is a quick guide on how to do exactly that.

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