New story! What Docker does right and what it doesn't do right... yet

Docker founder Solomon Hykes explained at LinuxCon what Docker is, what it does right, and what it still needs to work on.

New story! SCaLE 13x Call For Papers

The Linux Exposition of Southern California is proud to announce the 13th Annual Southern California Linux Expo -- SCALE 13x -- will be held on Feb. 19-22, 2015, at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel. We have listed some topics of interest below, with the caveat that depending on the talk content, any of the topics mentioned below could fit into any of the program tracks.

New story! Does it still make sense for Linus to want the desktop for Linux?

In today's open source roundup: Linus still wants the desktop for Linux, but is he trapped in the past? Plus: Should open source developers support Windows more? And share your first experience with Linux.

New story! VMware Certifies Ubuntu Linux LTS for vCloud Air Cloud Computing

Canonical's Ubuntu Linux operating system is now available as a certified operating system for VMware's vCloud Air enterprise cloud-computing platform.

New story! Zotac Nvidia Jetson TK1 review

  • Linux User Developer - the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation; By Gareth Halfacree (Posted by bob on Aug 22, 2014 7:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer, GNU, Linux, Ubuntu
With five Cortex-A15 processor cores, a customised Ubuntu operating system and 192 CUDA GPU cores, is the Jetson TK1 the SBC of the future?

New story! Most popular open-source cloud projects of 2014

Spoiler alert: OpenStack leads, but the still wet-behind-the-ears Docker is gaining fast.

New story! Docker Founder Details His Plan to Secure Virtualization

Solomon Hykes started the open-source Docker project in March of 2013, and over the last year and half watched it grow into one of the most talked about new virtualization efforts in the industry.

In an interview with eWEEK at the LinuxCon conference here, Hykes discussed what's next for Docker and specifically how the security posture is set to get some significant enhancements.

New story! LinuxCon, Fedora Governance/Leadership, Design FAD, F21 Alpha Freeze, and Fedora in Linux Pro Magazine (5tFTW, 2014-08-19)

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to follow it all. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just […]

New story! How To Install PIWIK On Ubuntu 14.04

How To Install PIWIK On Ubuntu 14.04 This document describes how to install and run a PIWIK in Ubuntu 14.04. PIWIK is a downloadable, Free (GPL licensed) web analytics software platform. It provides detailed reports on your website and its visitors, including the search engines and keywords they used, the language they speak, which pages they like, the files they download and so much more. PIWIK aims to be an open source alternative to Google Analytics. PIWIK is PHP MySQL software which you download and install on your own webserver. At the end of the 5-minute installation process you will be given a JavaScript tag. Simply copy and paste this tag on websites you wish to track (or use an existing plugin to do it automatically for you).

New story! Survey says: OpenStack and Docker top cloud projects

When it comes to open source cloud projects, everybody has an opinion. A new survey attempts to take a broad look at those opinions and learn something about the state of the state of the open cloud and where it is headed.

New story! Calibre eBook Reader and Editor 2.0 Massive Update Arrives in Force

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Aug 22, 2014 1:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Calibre eBook reader, editor, and library management software has been promoted to version 2.0 and it integrates a huge number of new features.

New story! Cloud 5: Has cloud killed on-prem software, the enterprise cloud wars, and cloud computing and scale

This week, we look at whether the cloud has killed on-premises software, the enterprise cloud wars between Google and Microsoft and whether the cloud is really all about scale or something else.

New story! 10 inspiring Raspberry Pi project tutorial files!

The files necessary to help you out with our 10 inspiring Raspberry Pi projects in issue 142. We’ve included a command line method in each tutorial to downloaf these files, but if you want to get the manually they’re all listed here.

New story! Open source leaders take the ice bucket challenge

Leaders from open source companies around the globe are getting involved in the ALS ice bucket challenge. The campaign has gone viral and has raised over $31.5 million dollars. My research led me to BlackDuck Software CEO and CFO who challenged their company to take get involved. They willingly did, then, BlackDuck nominated Acquia, Red Hat, and the Linux Foundation to step up to the plate. read more

New story! How to listen to Internet radio from the command line on Linux

  • Xmodulo (Posted by bob on Aug 22, 2014 9:39 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
For those of you system admins and Linux aficionados who spend a great deal of your time in front of Linux screen, do you know that ambient noise from online/local radio station can actually be a productivity booster? Believe or not, it is known that moderate level of ambient sound such as music or chatter […]Continue reading... The post How to listen to Internet radio from the command line on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to live stream video from webcam on Linux How to watch live streaming video from the command line on Linux How to watch free online TV on Linux How to manage your music library from the command line on Linux How to access SoundCloud from the command line in Linux

New story! Android-on-ARM mini-PC draws less than 7W

Shuttle has introduced an Android 4.2.2 mini-PC with 6.26W consumption, 4GB of flash with SD expansion, plus WiFi, HDMI, GbE, RS232, and four USB ports. Spanish mini-PC vendor Shuttle, which has launched numerous Linux-ready models including the circa-2009, Intel Atom 330 based X27, has moved to Android-on-ARM for its latest “DSA2LS” offering. The mini-PC is […]

New story! Patent Troll Intellectual Ventures Claims Its Layoffs Are Because It's Invented A New Way To Buy Patents

Times are tough for a patent troll, apparently. A year ago, we noted that Intellectual Ventures -- the world's largest patent troll, who brought in billions of dollars by getting companies to pay up a shakedown fee to avoid lawsuits over its giant portfolio of patents (mostly cast off from universities who couldn't find any other buyers) -- was running out of cash. While IV did convince Microsoft and Sony to dump in some more cash, IV's litigation strategy is in shambles. Various lawsuits are dropping like flies without any of the big wins that IV promised.

New story! Researchers create privacy wrapper for Android Web apps

On a mobile application, users typically have a single choice to protect their privacy: install the application or not. The binary choice has left most users ignoring permission warnings and sacrificing personal data. Most applications aggressively eavesdrop on their users, from monitoring their online habits through the device identifier to tracking their movements in the real world via location information.

New story! How to install PostgreSQL on a CentOS 6 VPS

  • RoseHosting.com Linux VPS Hosting Blog (Posted by RoseHosting on Aug 22, 2014 5:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This article shows you how to install PostgreSQL on a CentOS 6 VPS. PostgreSQL is a cross-platform object-relational database management system and its primary function is to store data and retrieve it later. It is open source and it is designed for high volume environments.

New story! Raspberry Pi powered juggling performance

Flashing pins are spinning tens of feet into the air on a pitch dark stage. It's a juggling performance. All of the pins are perfectly synchronized to flash different colors in time to the music. It's part of the magic of theater and a special night out with friends to enjoy a distraction from daily life. Part of the magic—and why it's called magic—is that the audience doesn't know how these secrets are made backstage.

New story! How to install NodeJS, Bower and Gulp on a CentOS 7 VPS

  • RoseHosting.com Linux VPS Hosting Blog; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Aug 22, 2014 3:56 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The following article will guide you through the steps of installing NodeJS, Bower and Gulp on a CentOS 7 VPS.

New story! Android in-dash IVI device revs up in India

MapmyIndia released an Android-based IVI and navigation system called the IceNav 701 with a dual-core processor, a 6.2-inch WVGA touchscreen, and NaviMap. With Indian navigation technology firm MapmyIndia releasing the IceNav 701, Android continues its quiet push into in-vehicle infotainment (IVI). Other Android-based systems we’ve seen include Renault’s R-Link, Clarion Malaysia’s AX1, and Malaysia-based Proton’s Suprima S, among others.

New story! Counting and listing hard links on Linux

  • Linuxaria.com; By giannis tsakiris (Posted by linuxaria on Aug 22, 2014 2:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
A hard link is actually nothing more than a regular directory entry, which in turn can be seen as a pointer to the actual file’s data on the disk. The cool thing about hard-links is that a file can be stored once on the disk, and be linked to multiple times, from different locations/entries, without requiring to allocate extra disk space for each file instance.

New story! How To Quickly Get A List Of All Applications Installed On Your UNIX/Linux Machines

How to quickly get list of all applications installed on your UNIX/Linux machines In this tutorial I'll try to present how to quickly get the list of all applications installed on UNIX/Linux hosts. The procedure applies to the most popular UNIX/Linux distributions but is also applicable to windows hosts and some other hardware (e.g. firmware version on routers etc.). The procedure could help you track your software inventory and get notifications whenever users install/uninstall applications on their machines.

New story! Eltechs Debuts x86 Crossover Platform for ARM Tablets, Mini-PCs

ExaGear Desktop from Eltechs promises compatibility between open source x86 and ARM platforms using virtualization, at speeds much greater than QEMU's.

New story! Rugged mini-PCs have four gigabit ports, run Ubuntu

Stealth.com has launched four rugged mini-PCs based on 3rd Gen. Intel Core CPUs, featuring four gigabit ports, Ubuntu, and optional PCI and PCIe expansion. The four new LPC480x models are the latest members of the Little PC family of mini-PCs from Stealth.com (formerly Stealth Computer), which include the circa-2011, Intel Atom D525 based LPC-125LPM. The company sells about 50 different LPC models available with Windows or Ubuntu Linux. The systems are designed for embedded control, digital signs, kiosks, mobile navigation, thin-clients, POS, and Human Machine Interface (HMI) applications.

New story! Docker Founder Explains What Docker is all About

Just over a year ago, Solomon Hykes created the open-source Docker project. Since then Docker has exploded in both popularity and hype. In a keynote session at the LinuxCon conference, Hykes explained why the hype is both a blessing and a curse

New story! Citrix and Google partner to bring native enterprise features to Chromebooks

Chromebooks are making inroads into the education sector, and a push is coming for the enterprise with new native Chrome capabilities from Citrix.

New story! Ken Starks to Keynote At Ohio LinuxFest

Everyone who submits a kernel patch, everyone who writes a system call to fix a broken link, everyone who answers a question in a Linux forum, everyone who creates the artwork that makes desktop Linux shine…at the end of that line we, as users, are direct beneficiaries of those efforts. I visualize this as a river, rolling along and adding things as it makes its way to ultimately empty into a much larger sea. A sea of knowledge that wouldn’t exist without the river; a sea of knowledge from which we benefit.

New story! Building Cars With Crowdsourced Intelligence #linuxcon

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Aug 21, 2014 7:21 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer
CHICAGO—When Jay Rogers left the U.S. Marine Corps in 2004, he made a promise to his fallen soldier friends that he would go out into the world and make a difference. Speaking at the LinuxCon conference here, Rogers detailed how he has delivered on that promise with Local Motors, a startup that is set to enable a new era of automobiles.

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