New story! Watch: Mark Shuttleworth's Keynote at the OpenStack Summit 2015

As expected, Canonical was present at the OpenStack Summit 2015 event that took place in Vancouver, British Columbia between May 18-22.

New story! FUZE BASIC V3 released for free, now includes image and sprite support!

The BASIC-style coding language for the Raspberry Pi is now available for everyone and includes better support for more modern programming

New story! Google to unleash lurching army of THINGS with Brillo OS, Weave

New Internet of Stuff platform to take on ... well, everybody else. Google I/O Google is going after the Internet of Things with a brand-new platform aimed at powering a broad range of connected devices.

New story! My Humble Little Game Collection

I currently have the flu. Not the "sorta queasy" stomach flu, but the full out Influenza with fever, aches and delirium-ridden nightmares. Bouts of crippling illness tend to be my only chance to play games. Thankfully, since I'm such a terrible gamer, being sick doesn't really hurt my skills very much!

New story! Watch the Old and Amazing Ubuntu TV in Action

Ubuntu TV was one of the early attempts from Canonical to branch out on other platforms, and it showed great promise, but it didn't get anywhere. The project is currently shelved, but it's interesting to see that Canonical was thinking about convergence long before they started to publicize it.

New story! Five Reasons to Use Linux

I might be wrong, but I get the impression that my Windows friends — which would be most of the people I see on a daily basis — think of Linux as this incredibly geeky system from another planet. I think most of them don’t understand why I use it and why I don’t just stay in the known world — which to them would be Windows. Paradoxically, however, they do get why some folks use Macs.

New story! Hands On Embedded Linux Development Training course.

This 3-day seminar focuses on how Linux has been adapted for use in embedded environments, with specific emphasis on the ARM architecture. Through extensive hands-on lab work, you learn how to install a cross-development environment, build a compact version of Linux for an embedded device, install the build on the target system, and test its operation. You’ll create and test programs that exercise I/O as well as networking applications .

New story! F22 release & upgrades, Flock & FUDCon

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the five things for May 28th, 2015.

New story! How to install Asterisk 13 on Debian

Asterisk is a Open Source framework for building communication applications. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a VoIP communication server, it powers IP PBX systems, VoIP gateways, conference servers and is used by companies, carriers and governments worldwide. This tutorial shows the installation of Asterisk 13 on Debian.

New story! OpenMandriva's Next Release Will be a Tribute to Mandrake Linux

A decade ago, Mandriva Linux was one of the biggest distributions available on market. It was a mix of the Mandrake Linux and Conectiva Linux operating systems.

New story! Android M's Now on Tap cyber-secretary is like Clippy on hard drugs

Google today showed off the latest build of Android, version M, at its annual developer conference Google I/O in San Francisco.…

New story! How To Install LAMP Stack (Apache, MariaDB And PHP) In Fedora 22

  • www.unixmen.com; By Mohamed EL Khamlichi (Posted by khamlichi on May 28, 2015 11:42 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora, MySQL, PHP
LAMP is a combination of operating system and open-source software stack. The acronym LAMP comes from the first letters of Linux, Apache HTTP Server, MySQL/MariaDB database, and PHP, Perl or Python.

In this tutorial, let us see how to install LAMP stack in Fedora 22 server. Although, the same procedure will work Fedora 21 and earlier versions.

New story! Freescale pumps out three new i.MX6 SoCs

  • LinuxGizmos (Posted by bob on May 28, 2015 10:45 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Freescale’s dual- and quad-core “Plus” i.MX6 SoCs boost graphic performance and RAM support, while the single-core Cortex-A7 “UltraLite” targets secure IoT. Freescale Semiconductor announced three new versions of its popular i.MX6 SoCs, all of which will be backed with Linux BSPs and evaluation kits. The new i.MX6 DualPlus and i.MX6 QuadPlus system-on-chips offer optimized GPUs […]

New story! Is SourceForge hijacking project accounts?

In today's open source roundup: Did SourceForge hijack The GIMP's project account? Plus: Valve enmeshed in Tux logo drama. And SwiftKey for Android updated.

New story! What’s new in Fedora 22 Workstation

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on May 28, 2015 9:10 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
The Fedora Workstation edition is a reliable, user-friendly, and powerful operating system for your laptop or desktop computer. It supports a wide range of developers, from hobbyists and students to professionals in corporate environments. Fedora 22 Workstation builds on the... Continue Reading →

New story! Test out DocHive for data geeks and journalists

Calling all data geeks and enthusiasts! Testing is now open on DocHive—get started on GitHub. DocHive is an open source Ruby on Rails project for capturing data from image-based PDFs. Created for journalists and other professionals who need a more efficient way to extract meaning for tedious data, DocHive is in development and ready for testing in the community. read more

New story! Lenovo unveils dual-screen Android wear smartwatch

  • It runs on Linux; By It runs on Linux (Posted by DaMan on May 28, 2015 7:35 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Android, Mobile
At its TechWorld Conference in Beijing, Lenovo unveiled a Android wear smartwatch concept that features 2 screens.

New story! Dell Is Telling Customers to Try a New OS, Ubuntu

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on May 28, 2015 6:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Dell has been moving a lot of interesting moves lately and it's focusing on the Linux side of the business, which can only be a good thing for the open source platform.

New story! How to Upgrade from Fedora 21 to Fedora 22

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on May 28, 2015 6:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Fedora 22 was released earlier this week, and if you are running Fedora 21, you will probably want to upgrade to the latest and greatest version of Fedora. Luckily, there is a tool called FedUp that is easiest way to... Continue Reading →

New story! An About.com Review Of Bodhi Linux

  • linux.about.com; By Gary Newell (Posted by gary_newell on May 28, 2015 5:03 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Bodhi Linux is a distribution I have followed for a number of years. I used to have it installed on my Acer Aspire Netbook and it featured in my list of "12 great distributions for netbooks" article that I wrote back in October 2013. Now that version 3 has been released I figured it was time to give it another go.

New story! White House sides with Oracle, tells Supreme Court APIs are copyrightable

The Justice Department is weighing in on the hot-button intellectual property dispute between Google and Oracle, telling the Supreme Court that APIs are protected by copyright.

The Obama administration's position means it is siding with Oracle and a federal appeals court that said application programming interfaces are subject to copyright protections. The high court in January asked for the government's views on the closely watched case.

The dispute centers on Google copying names, declarations, and header lines of the Java APIs in Android.

New story! The open source CEO strikes again

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 28, 2015 3:09 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Red Hat; Story Type: Interview
In The Open Organization, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst presents a compelling, modern alternative to the traditional, top-down hierarchy of business organization. I had the pleasure of interviewing Whitehurst for TechCrunch.com in early 2012, and the seeds of many of the ideas in the book were clearly present even then. Reading The Open Organization felt, in some ways, like the conclusion to that interview. read more

New story! Clonezilla Live 2.4.2-4

Maintain and back up your system(s) with the latest Clonezilla Live release; version 2.4.2-4.

New story! How to replicate a MySQL database on Linux

Database replication is a technique where a given database is copied to one or more locations, so that the reliability, fault-tolerance or accessibility of the database can be improved. Replication can be snapshot-based (where entire data is simply copied over to another location), merge-based (where two or more databases are merged into one), or transaction-based […]Continue reading... The post How to replicate a MySQL database on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to install and configure Cacti on Linux How to install LEMP stack (nginx, MariaDB/MySQL and PHP) on CentOS How to install LAMP stack (Apache, MariaDB/MySQL and PHP) on CentOS How to manage remote MySQL databases on Linux VPS using a GUI tool How to set up a lightweight web server on Raspberry Pi

New story! How to Handle ISO Files on Linux with Mount, AcetoneISO and Furious

ISO files are basically archive files that represent the contents written in every sector of an optical disk. This way you can have a CD or DVD image handy any time in your hard drive and use it accordingly (either mount it to access the data, or burn it on an actual physical disk). Linux users are very font of ISO files as this is the most common format that Linux distributions come in.

New story! Using Raspberry Pi to get teens involved in open source

At the end of last month, I had the unique opportunity to participate with a few of my work colleagues on the US2020 RTP STEM EXPO. About 500 students from North Carolina interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) showed up to the event. My colleagues and I gathered around a couple of tables and chatted with students, teachers, administrators, and parents about open source, open hardware, and programming. read more

New story! NY State school libraries fund flexible software

Recently, I was having breakfast with a colleague who is a former school librarian. She was telling me that the local school district had adopted OPALS (Open Source Automated Library System). Naturally, my curiosity was aroused. I did some checking and Googling on what my friend had told me about a man named Harry Chan. Harry is the CEO of Media Flex, a company headquartered in Champlain, New York and Montreal, Quebec.

New story! Richard Stallman Says He Created GNU, Which Is Called Often Linux

Richard Stallman is the President of the Free Software Foundation and also the founder of GNU or GNU's Not Unix! operating system that contains only free software. One of his constant claims is that GNU/Linux is a misnomer and that it shouldn't be used. In fact, he's now saying that the GNU operating system is often called Linux.

New story! Canary box aims to lure hackers into honeypots before they make headlines

South African Security firm Thinkst is hoping to give new life to an old idea-the honeypot-in a bid to help organizations detect security breaches and intruders in their private networks. Thinkst's Canary is a simple network appliance and corresponding online monitoring service that makes it easy to set up juicy-looking targets on the corporate LAN that will sound the alarm if any attempt is made to access them.

New story! Essential tools for hardening and securing Unix based Environments

System administrators are aware as how important their systems security is, not just the runtime of their servers. Intruders, spammers, DDOS attack, crackers, are all out there trying to get into people's computers, servers and everywhere they can lay hands on and interrupt the normal runtime of services.

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