New story! Geeks visit Bletchley Park, birthplace of the Turing machine

  •; By Dawn Foster (Posted by bob on Nov 26, 2015 12:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
What do a few geeks do when they find themselves on the way to Dublin for LinuxCon Europe? They make a side trip to Bletchley Park, of course. Seeing the place where Alan Turing, father of computer science, broke the German Nazi Enigma codes in the second World War was quite an experience.

New story! Tor Project appeals for help to carry on, expand anti-spying network

The Tor anonymous browsing project has asked for donations to improve the network and invest in educational projects. The Tor Project is a non-profit scheme which runs Tor. Otherwise known as The Onion Router, the system allows users to enter areas of the Internet which remain unindexed by common search engines.

New story! Finding security bugs on the road to creating a verifiably secure TLS lib

Microsoft, French bods push for mathematically provable bug-free code Microsoft and French research organization INRIA have recently jointly published the source code for a more secure implementation of TLS – hopefully increasing the security of millions online in the process.…

New story! New Opera 34 Beta Is Based on Chromium 47.0.2526.58, Brings Linux and Mac Fixes

Opera Software, through Aneta Reluga, announced the release and immediate availability for download and testing of a new Beta build for the upcoming Opera 34.0 web browser for all supported operating systems.

New story! Tiny, rugged SBC runs Linux or Android on Snapdragon 410

Inforce has launched an 85 x 54mm “Inforce 6309 Micro SBC” that runs Linux or Android on a Snapdragon 410 and offers -30 to 85°C operation and optional PoE. Qualcomm’s ARMv8, 64-bit Snapdragon 410 has proven to be popular among embedded developers. In addition to Inforce Computing’s new Inforce 6309 Micro SBC, we have seen […]

New story! How to integrate Alfresco with ONLYOFFICE Online Editors on Ubuntu 14.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Nov 25, 2015 7:24 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
This guide will describe how to use the onlyoffice-alfresco script to allow users to co-edit documents from an Alfresco Share from in ONLYOFFICE Online Editors. Alfresco Share is built on Alfresco’s innovative ECM repository and delivers out-of-the-box collaborative content management.

New story! Going beyond GNOME Terminal

I have used Gnome Terminal for quite a few years, but now I use a much more capable Terminator.

New story! Wireless IoT gateway features Linux/Java programming stack

Calao unveiled a modular “Delta P100” IoT gateway with a Linux/Java OSGI programming stack, plus WiFi, 3G/4G, LoRa, SigFox, and other wireless options. French embedded firm Calao Systems, which we last heard from in September with its Tegra K1-based SMC-NTKE1 SMARC module, has now spun its first Internet of Things gateway. This low-powered Delta P100 […]

New story! How to remove trailing whitespaces in a file on Linux

When you are writing code for your program, you must understand that there are standard coding styles to follow. For example, "trailing whitespaces" are typically considered evil because when they get into a code repository for revision control, they can cause a lot of problems and confusion (e.g., "false diffs").

New story! systemd — unit dependencies and order

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Nov 25, 2015 3:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Welcome back to our continuing series on systemd features. As you’ve guessed from our previous articles, systemd brings more power and flexibility to service startup and management. One of the most important changes in systemd from legacy SysVinit is how it starts up... Continue Reading →

New story! Microsoft and Linux: True Romance or Toxic Love?

Every now and then, you come across a news story that makes you choke on your coffee or splutter hot latte all over your monitor. Microsoft's recent proclamations of love for Linux is an outstanding example of such a story.

New story! Road testing the community-powered grocery store

Building a business in an open and collaborative way can be a wonderfully rewarding experience, engaging both the members of the organization as well as the customers in a unique relationship based on common, transparent goals, while growing a sense of community around the venture. read more

New story! Dell Compromises Customers’ Security with Pre-Installed Rootkit

Dell has compromised their customers’ security by installing rootkits in their own computers.The alarm was sounded first — as usual — on Reddit.

New story! Mozilla contributor creates diabetes project for the masses

My open source story started in high school as a student. I always considered myself to be a hacker—not the malicious type, but the curious type who liked to tinker with code and hardware. My first encounter with open source was in 2001 when I installed my first Linux distro, Lindows. Of course, I was also an early user of Mozilla Firefox. read more

New story! Website Says Microsoft's Software Is Malware

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Nov 25, 2015 10:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story has a category on its website named “Philosophy of the GNU Project” where the Microsoft software is described as malware, along with Apple and Amazon.

New story! Asus Chromebit CS10: Chrome OS on a stick

  •; By finid (Posted by finid on Nov 25, 2015 9:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
It’s about the size of a candy bar and as you can already guess from its name, it runs Google’s Chrome OS, the same Cloud-based operating system that powers Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.

New story! Will Steam Machine Solve Linux’s Gaming Woes?

There is evidence that across different Linux systems and distributions results of game play may vary, with performance issues such as random loss of audio, poor and delayed rendering, lowered frame rates and more. But there is also evidence that games built specifically to utilize OpenGL and run on Linux might outperform their Windows counterparts. Back in August, Phoronix ran benchmarks comparing performance between Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04 on the open source Quake clone OpenArena, and found Linux coming out on top across a variety of graphics cards.

New story! Rugged, legacy PC/104 SBC taps dual-core Vortex86DX3 SoC

  • LinuxGizmos (Posted by bob on Nov 25, 2015 7:24 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Adlink’s rugged, Linux-friendly “CM1-86DX3” PC/104 SBC is built with DMP’s new dual-core Vortex86DX3 SoC, with 2GB RAM DDR3L and both Fast and GbE Ethernet. The CM1-86DX3 is the first board we’ve seen to run DMP’s latest Vortex-branded x86 architecture SoC, the Vortex86DX3. Announced in April, the dual-core, 1GHz SoC builds upon the design of the […]

New story! Fedora Devs Need Your Help to Test the GNOME on Wayland Session for Fedora 24

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Nov 25, 2015 6:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Fedora
The developers of the well-known Fedora Linux operating system have announced their plans to make the GNOME on Wayland session the default for the upcoming Fedora 24 Workstation Edition.

New story! KaOS 2015.11 Screenshot Tour

As always with this rolling distribution you will find the very latest packages for the Plasma Desktop, this includes Frameworks 5.16.0, Plasma 5.4.3 and KDE Applications 15.08.3. Most notable major updates to the base of the system are the Boost 1.59.0/ICU 56.1 stack, Glib2 2.46.2 stack, a move of Mariadb to the 10 series, Perl 5.22.0 stack, Linux 4.2.6, all Texlive packages updated to their 2015 versions, Qt 5.5.1 and systemd 228.

New story! Mirantis and FusionStorm Partner on OpenStack Datacenter Appliances

Mirantis, the OpenStack vendor, and datacenter company FusionStorm have joined forces to provide "turnkey" open source cloud computing solutions for the enterprise.

New story! How to install FuelPHP with Nginx on a Debian 8 VPS

FuelPHP is a PHP framework which is simple, flexible and driven by the community. It is designed from the ground up to support the Hierarchical model–view–controller (HMVC) and it provides command line tool to create projects, debug projects or perform similar tasks. Today we will show you how to install FuelPHP on a Linux VPS.

New story! Reddit will honor 'Do Not Track' requests from visitors

Reddit has decided to honor 'Do Not Track,' a feature that will ensure that it does not download third-party analytics on to browsers that enable the option.

New story! Black Duck Survey: Open Source More Popular than Ever for Companies

Open source software's presence within the business world has nearly doubled since 2010, according to Black Duck Software's latest "Annual Future of Open Source" survey.

New story! KNOPPIX 7.6.0 Live Linux OS Officially Released, Features Popular 3D Programs

Klaus Knopper announced that the distribution is officially available for anyone who wants to download it.

New story! Step By Step Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) LAMP Server Setup

  •; By (Posted by gg234 on Nov 24, 2015 11:47 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Step By Step Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) LAMP Server Setup

New story! 9 MongoDB success stories

The open source MongoDB NoSQL database is powering an increasing number of websites and services. Here are nine examples of organizations transforming their business with MongoDB.

New story! Non-Linux FOSS: Install Windows? Yeah, Open Source Can Do That.

For my day job, I occasionally have to demonstrate concepts in a Windows environment. The most time-consuming part of the process is almost always the installation. Don't get me wrong; Linux takes a long time to install, but in order to set up a multi-system lab of Windows computers, it can take days!

New story! Why ChromeOS Tops Linux, Mac and Windows

Those who know me best are quick to let me know: I'm a touch stubborn on certain matters. But there is one area where I've found myself caving to the pressures of reality. In this article, I'll make a case for why I believe ChromeOS might end up winning the OS wars.

New story! How to install Nginx as Reverse Proxy for Apache on Ubuntu 15.10

Nginx or - engine-x - is a high-performance web server with low memory usage, created by Igor Sysoev in 2002. Nginx is not just a web server, it can be used as a reverse proxy for many protocols like HTTP, HTTPS, POP3, SMTP, and IMAP and as a load balancer and HTTP cache as well. In this tutorial, I will install and configure Nginx as caching reverse proxy for an Apache web server on Ubuntu 15.10.

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