New story! Using the Myers-Briggs personality test for teams

  • (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

  • - 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

  • - 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

  • (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

  •; By (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.

New story! 5 tools to support distributed sysadmin teams

  • (Posted by bob on Jul 28, 2016 11:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Remotely-distributed system administration teams provide around-the-clock coverage without anyone losing sleep, and have the benefit of drawing from a global talent pool. The OpenStack global infrastructure team relies on these five open source tools to communicate, and to coordinate our work. We also add in a few more provisos: read more

New story! The top 20 programming languages, according to Redmonk

Analyst firm Redmonk lists the top 20 programming languages, and they’re surprisingly consistent--with JavaScript again at the top

New story! Arch Linux-Based ArchEX Distro Receives Linux Kernel 4.6.4, Latest LXDE Desktop

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton has released a new build of its ArchEX computer operating system based on the latest Arch Linux technologies and open-source software.

New story! Group-buy site launches 40Msps BeagleBone ADC cape

Crowdfunding and group-buying site GroupGets has launched a $79, open source “PRUDAQ” BeagleBone ADC cape with 40Msps analog input capabilities. Launched in 2013 in Santa Barbara, Calif., GroupGets is both an embedded device manufacturer and a crowdfunding group buying platform for buying existing hacker gear. The group buying platform part of the business specializes in […]

New story! Jono Bacon on Life After (and Before) GitHub

It caused a bit of a splash in May when Jono Bacon abruptly left GitHub after serving as community manager for only six months. As we predicted at the time, he’s landed on his feet.

New story! Plenty of fish in the C, IEEE finds in language popularity contest

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 28, 2016 7:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
R: you ready for a top-ten spot? It's no surprise that C and Java share the top two spots in the IEEE Spectrum's latest Interactive Top Programming Languages survey, but R at number five? That's a surprise.…

New story! Linux Kernel 4.6.5 and 4.4.16 released

Just after a couple of weeks,Linux Kernel 4.6.4 and 4.6.15 release was announced,here comes the next release in both series of Linux kernel 4.6 and 4.4.

New story! Photographer sues Getty Images for selling photos she donated to public

A well-known American photographer has now sued Getty Images and other related companies—she claims they have been wrongly been selling copyright license for over 18,000 of her photos that she had already donated to the public for free, via the Library of Congress.

New story! Stagefright Poses Serious Risks 1 Year After It First Surfaced

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 28, 2016 4:15 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Android
One year after the Stagefright Android flaw was first reported, its effects are widespread. More than 100 related flaws have emerged and millions of users remain at risk.

New story! Commercial Wine Interface CrossOver Improves Support for Microsoft Office 2010

CodeWeavers proudly announced the release and general availability of the CrossOver 15.2.0 update for their commercial and cross-platform Wine graphical interface.

New story! Bash Tips for Linux Sysadmins

  • - Original Content; By Carla Schroder (Posted by bob on Jul 28, 2016 2:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Community, 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.

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