New story! Tibbo Technology's Tibbo Project System

The motto for the Tibbo Project System (TBS) is "Take what you need.

New story! Scientific Linux 6.8 to Be Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8, RC1 Is Out Now

Connie Sieh from the Scientific Linux development team has had the pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download of the first Release Candidate (RC) of the upcoming Scientific Linux 6.8 operating system.

New story! Fedora 22: End Of Life, 2016 July 19

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jul 1, 2016 3:43 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
With the recent release of Fedora 24, Fedora 22 will officially enter End Of Life (EOL) status on July 19th, 2016. After July 19th, all packages in the Fedora 22 repositories will no longer receive security, bugfix, or enhancement updates,... Continue Reading →

New story! Open Source Gospel From Cisco’s Lauren Clooney

Companies that traditionally focused on proprietary software are now playing catch up in order to compete by utilizing open source development.

New story! Build your own open source solar panels

  • (Posted by bob on Jul 1, 2016 1:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Do-it-yourself electricity generation is still difficult and expensive. The inventors of the SunZilla project aim to make it easier, cleaner, portable, quiet, and completely open source. read more

New story! Giving Linux and LibreOffice a Try for Your Home Office

Free for all and fun for some, a Linux distribution and open-source suite can cut your software expenses to zero (and the suite runs on Windows, too). Our home office columnist takes a look.

Editor's note: some LXer readers report that this article may not be completely objective. See discussion thread.

New story! July 2016 issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine released

The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the July 2016 issue.

New story! Installing Arch Linux. Part 2

  • Linux notes from DarkDuck; By Alex Gaudino (Posted by darkduck on Jul 1, 2016 9:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Arch, Linux
This is the 2nd part of the how-to guide for Arch Linux installation.

New story! Open Source Is Key to the Modern Data Center, Says EMC's Joshua Bernstein

  • - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jul 1, 2016 8:30 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Flexibility, freedom, innovation and integration is the answer. The question is why should the enterprise build on open source? How can a business survive if it gives away everything? Joshua Bernstein, Vice President of Technology at EMC, makes the case for enterprise open source in his MesosCon North America keynote.

New story! A Red Hat wedding

  •; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by abennett on Jul 1, 2016 7:21 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Red Hat
"There is no forking this project," Red Hat EVP Paul Cormier told a Texas couple as he united them in holy matrimony at the Red Hat Summit this week.

New story! How Linux and Open Source Are Powering Comcast's Massive Infrastructure

  • - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jul 1, 2016 6:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Comcast is the nation’s largest Internet service provider. In 2015 the company had more than 23.76 million high-speed data subscribers and 22.4 million video subscribers. To serve these customers, Comcast  deals with a massive amount of data.

New story! Rugged COM Express Type 6 COMs adopt Skylake and Braswell

Win Enterprises unveiled a COM Express Compact module for Intel Braswell, following two COM Express releases for Skylake. They all operate from -40 to 85°C. The Win Enterprises MB-73450 is a 95 x 95mm COM Express Type 6 Compact computer-on-module that supports Intel Pentium and Celeron N3000, as well as Intel Atom x5-E8000, system-on-chips from […]

New story! 30 days in a terminal: Day 10 — The experiment is over

  • Network World; By Bryan Lunduke (Posted by MLD67 on Jul 1, 2016 3:55 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Some of the things you can do in a Linux shell are amazing, but they weren’t amazing enough for Bryan Lunduke to complete his 30-day challenge. In fact, some were downright maddening. But the experience was revealing, and he suggests all developers try it. It might cause them to create lighter, faster software.

New story! Over 100 DDoS botnets built using Linux malware for embedded devices

LizardStresser, the DDoS malware for Linux systems written by the infamous Lizard Squad attacker group, was used over the past year to create over 100 botnets, some built almost exclusively from compromised Internet-of-Things devices.

New story! Open Source Is Key to the Modern Data Center, Says EMC's Joshua Bernstein

  • - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jul 1, 2016 1:38 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Flexibility, freedom, innovation and integration is the answer. The question is why should the enterprise build on open source? How can a business survive if it gives away everything? Joshua Bernstein, Vice President of Technology at EMC, makes the case for enterprise open source in his MesosCon North America keynote.

New story! Client-Side Performance

In past articles, I've covered different ways to understand, analyze and improve the performance of your web applications. I've shown that between your network connections, server hardware, database design and HTTP server configuration, you can change and improve the performance of your web application—well, sort of.

New story! Tough Mini-PC with up to four GbE ports runs Linux Mint on AMD SoC

CompuLab’s Fitlet-RM is a rugged mini-PC that runs Linux Mint on an AMD A10 Micro-6700T, and offers -40 to 70°C operation, WiFi, and up to four GbE ports. Enclosed in an all-metal, 108 x 83 x 24mm housing, the fanless fitlet-RM mini-PC “provides excellent durability at extreme temperatures and conditions of shock, vibration and dust,” […]

New story! Can you imagine a world without open source?

Preeti Upendra Murthy is the academic winner of the 2016 Red Hat Women in Open Source Award. She is currently a software engineer with the VMKernel team at VMware, and prior to her role there was a Linux kernel developer for the Linux Technology Center at IBM where she focused on energy management. read more

New story! Install Avactis Shopping Cart on a CentOS 7 VPS

  • RoseHosting; By RoseHosting Admin (Posted by RoseHosting on Jun 30, 2016 9:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Avactis is a free and powerful PHP based shopping cart platform that allows users to easily create online stores. In this tutorial we will install Avactis shopping cart on a CentOS 7 VPS with Apache, PHP and MariaDB.

New story! Atom-based gateway taps new open source IoT cloud platform

Eurotech’s rugged, IP40 protected “ReliaGate 20-26” IoT gateway runs Red Hat Linux on a Bay Trail Atom, and has cellular, GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth options. Eurotech’s ReliaGate 20-26 is the latest in a line of Internet of Things gateways, such as the ReliaGate 10-11, based on a TI AM3352 Sitara SoC, and the Intel Atom […]

New story! Install Nagios core 4.1.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) Server

  •; By (Posted by gg234 on Jun 30, 2016 6:46 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Install Nagios core 4.1.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) Server

New story! DuckDuckGo: The Little Search Engine That Gives Back Big

DuckDuckGo's proprietor, Gabriel Weinberg, says his once-personal project isn't making anyone wealthy, but he and his workers live decently. He says they're doing well enough that giving money to open source projects doesn't hurt their budget.

New story! Linux Mint 18 Screenshot Tour

A new project called X-Apps was started and its goal is to produce generic applications for traditional GTK desktop environments. The idea behind this project is to replace applications which no longer integrate properly outside of a particular environment (this is the case for a growing number of GNOME applications) and to give our desktop environments the same set of core applications, so that each change, each new feature being developed, each little improvement made in one of them will benefit not just one environment, but all of them.

New story! Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) on CentOS 7 (Initiator and Target)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 30, 2016 3:21 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
This guide explains how you can set up an AoE target and an AoE initiator (client), both running CentOS 7. AoE stands for "ATA over Ethernet" and is a storage area network (SAN) protocol which allows AoE initiators to use storage devices on the (remote) AoE target using normal ethernet cabling. "Remote" in this case means "inside the same LAN" because AoE is not routable outside a LAN (this is a major difference compared to iSCSI). To the AoE initiator, the remote storage looks like a normal, locally-attached hard drive.

New story! Does your company have a plan for adopting containers?

Linux containers are definitely attracting a lot of attention as cloud-native alternative to virtual machines for application isolation and deployment, but where does your company sit on the adoption spectrum? read more

New story! New LibreOffice Vulnerability Patched in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Debian and Arch Linux

Canonical published a new security notice to inform users of the Ubuntu Linux operating system that the latest LibreOffice builds have landed in the repositories.

New story! Oh, Red Hat. Contain yourself and your 'new innovations' talk

Open-source biz extends Linux sandbox offerings with storage and more Red Hat Summit Red Hat is going full tilt after bringing containers and traditional Linux apps together under its management with a raft of announcements.…

New story! What makes up the Fedora kernel?

Every Fedora system runs a kernel. Many pieces of code come together to make this a reality. Each release of the Fedora kernel starts with a baseline release from the upstream community. This is often called a ‘vanilla’ kernel. The... Continue Reading →

New story! Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" Cinnamon and MATE Editions Officially Released

The Linux Mint project, through Clement Lefebvre, has had the great pleasure of announcing the general availability of the Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" operating system.

New story! Linux Under the Hood: Silence of the RAM

The continuing adventures of a new open source tinkerer who finds his diagnostic acumen sorely lacking during what should have been a simple RAM installation -- thereby leaving the rest of us grateful he didn't pursue a career in the medical field.

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