In a public letter, ownCloud CTO and founder Frank Karlitschek cites the less-than-ideal relationship between the company and user community. He plans to stay on as project lead.
In this tutorial, I will guide you trough the installation of InspIRCd from source on a CentOS 7 server. Then we will integrate InspIRCd with anope services and enable gnutls encryption on it. InspIRCd is a modern and fast IRC server and one of the few IRC server applications that provides high performance and stability and is written from scratch in C++.
This guide shows how to dual boot Linux Mint and Windows 10 and includes all the usual steps such as backing up your computer, creating a USB drive, partitioning and installing Mint.
Hackathons are well-known as events where developers come together to quickly turn out a piece of software, often competing against each other. But what if they were also a place for learning? The Research Center for Open Digital Innovation at Purdue University is making that happen. The IronHacks series of hackathons is designed to allow participants to learn from judges and Center researchers to learn from the participants.
Two of our favorite things have come together: The Humble Bundle and Hacking!
Well, this blows
Microsoft's relentless Windows 10 nagware interrupts a live TV weather forecast, urging meteorologist Metinka Slater to upgrade.…
uNav developer Nekhelesh Ramananthan announced the release of version 0.59 of the default GPS navigation app for the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system for Ubuntu Phones.
Next week, FOSS4G North America is coming to Raleigh, NC. FOSS4G is a conference celebrating all of the ways that free and open source software are changing the world of geographic and geospatial information science (GIS).
65 percent of companies are using open source for development, while 55 percent are using it in their production infrastructure. Any doubters still that Linux and open-source software rule the enterprise software world?
In a recent article in Government Computer News, I looked at the challenge of reshaping federal IT with open source without go-it-alone government-off-the-shelf approaches to open source software.
Lawyers for Google and Oracle fought over the final details of their upcoming copyright trial today, debating issues of courtroom technology, time limits, and what type of evidence jurors will see.
Upgrades and changes: You can now copy and paste your GnuPG passphrases into the pinentry dialog, for example from KeePassX or the clipboard. Upgrade Tor Browser to 5.5.5. Upgrade I2P to 0.9.25. Upgrade Electrum from 2.5.4 to 2.6.3. Fixed problems: Clarify that users migrating from Claws Mail to Icedove should delete all their Claws Mail data to remove the warning when starting Icedove. Make both panes of Onion Circuits scrollable to fix display issues on smaller screens.
The KDE e.V. report for the first half of 2015 is now available. It presents a survey of all the activities and events carried out, supported, and funded by KDE e.V. in that period, as well as the reporting of major events, conferences and mentoring programs that KDE has been involved in.
After being in the works for more than a month, the thrilling Tomb Raider 2013 reboot developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix has been successfully ported to Linux.
The elegance of open source is on full display with new product releases like EnterpriseDB's (EDB's) new PostreSQL-based database solutions.
The Gumstix “Poblano 43C SBC” features a TI AM4378 SoC with WiFi, Bluetooth, GbE, and optional cameras, touchscreens, and Geppetto-based design customization.
In this tutorial we are going to show you how to install Prosper202. Made by Tracking202, Prosper202 is a self-hosted application that lets you track and optimize all your marketing campaigns. It’s open source and easy to install on a Linux VPS. Follow the steps below to install Prosper202 on Ubuntu 14.04.
Also in today's open source roundup: What's new in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and Ubuntu redditors share their thoughts about Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
This guide shows how to dual boot Lubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 on a computer with the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
Axiomtek’s 6th Gen Core “PICO500” Pico-ITX SBC offers extended temperature support, a mini-PCIe slot, and expansion ports with optional I/O cards.
How open is Android, Google's Linux-based mobile operating system? That's a question European regulators are now asking as they level antitrust charges against Alphabet, Google's parent company. To gain some perspective on the issue, a brief history of Android and its role in the open source ecosystem is in order.
IBM partners with Canonical to bring not only Linux, but the OpenStack cloud and Juju-assembled programs as well, to big-iron servers.
The Slackel Live Installer (SLI) now supports installation on different file systems (btrfs, ext2, ext3, ext4, jfs, reiserfs, xfs). Note that you cannot use the xfs file system and grub because after installation the system will not boot. So for xfs choose (e)Lilo instead. Both /root and /home partitions (if you create a separate partition for /home and choose to format it) will be formatted on the same file system type. A trick can be used, to format /home with GParted on a different file system and choose to not format it. So you can have /root and /home with different file systems type. Installation on EFI GPT partitions is also supported for 64-bit iso. In this case you have to create a GPT partition table with GParted and the first partition, the EFI partition, has to be at least 300MB FAT32.
Ubuntu is the most popular GNU/Linux distribution, as it has been the easiest to use for many years now, making it an obvious choice for every newcomer. As most new users don't know if and how they are supposed to maintain they distribution, and since Ubuntu doesn't offer any tools for this job by default, I will provide an overview on the matter through this quick guide.
Script to mount your Box.com account on your Ubuntu OS.
Today we are releasing Black Lab Linux 7.6. Black Lab Linux 7.6 is the latest release of our stable 7.x series of OS's. Black Lab Linux 7.6 is supported long term until April 2019. What's new? There are a lot of changes to Black Lab Linux 7.6 some of which include: Linux Kernel 3.19.0-58, LibreOffice 5.1.2, Firefox 45.0.2, Thunderbird 38.6.0, Gmusicbrowser, GNOME Documents, Tracker fast search, HexChat IRC client, Xfce 4.12 enhancements, Skippy XD Expose style task switcher, Spotify, Steam game client...
When most people think about science, they see beakers, test tubes, eye droppers, and microscopes. If you're a member of the recent wave of citizen science—which is crowdsourcing data collection by amateur scientists—you might also think about sensors or smartphone-based data collection as part of your toolkit. But the basic scientific process is pretty straightforward: develop a hypothesis, select your methodology, measure and/or observe the thing in question, and analyze and interpret the results. Repeat steps 2-4 as needed.
OpenStack is a complicated and enormous open-source cloud program, but CoreOS showed that it too can be run inside a container.
Before 16.04 was released, Ubuntu MATE was already setting the pace for what an operating system for the Raspberry Pi should and could be. Prior to Ubuntu MATE, if you wanted to experience all the Raspberry Pi had to offer, then Raspbian was the only game in town. Although Raspbian is Pi’s official OS, it has never really had the look and feel to make the Raspberry Pi seem like it’s a desktop alternative.
The new LibreELEC fork of the media player focused OpenELEC Linux distribution is available in a final version 7.0.0 built around the new Kodi 16.1 release. The fork of the Kodi-centric OpenELEC Linux mini-distribution has been building in recent months, and culminated in the Mar. 20 announcement of a new LibreELEC project. Since then the […]
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