New story! GhostBSD 4 preview

  • LinuxBSDos; By finid (Posted by finid on Sep 3, 2014 1:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
GhostBSD is a desktop distribution that’s based on FreeBSD. The project started out with support for several desktop environments (Gnome, Mate, XFCE, LXDE, and Openbox), but has since become a MATE-only distribution.

New story! A Valley Without Wind 1 & 2 Released For Linux

A Valley Without Wind 1 & 2 from Arcen Games are now available on Linux, and that folks is their entire back catalogue ported to Linux.

New story! Rebooting on Mars

  • ZDNet | Linux And Open Source Blog RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Sep 2, 2014 11:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
NASA will be reformatting the flash memory on its Mars rover Opportunity.

New story! The September 2014 Issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine

The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the September 2014 issue.

New story! The Witcher 2 Improves With A New Round Of Beta On Linux

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Sep 2, 2014 9:21 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Virtual Programming are again delivering on their promises of better performance. The Witcher 2 has kicked off another round of beta versions and it comes with AMD related fixes too.

New story! A Google Site Meant to Protect You Is Helping Hackers Attack You

Before companies like Microsoft and Apple release new software, the code is reviewed and tested to ensure it works as planned and to find any bugs. Hackers and cybercrooks do the same. The last thing you want if you're a cyberthug is for your banking Trojan to crash a victim's system and be exposed.

New story! Sony Joins AllSeen Internet of Things Alliance

  • Datamation; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Sep 2, 2014 7:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud, Linux
The Linux Foundation's Allseen Alliance has a new member today. Sony has announced that it is joining AllSeen in a bid to bolster its Internet of Things (IoT) presence. The AllSeen project got started in December of 2013 as an effort to build an open standards based approach to IoT. The big initial core code contribution that started the project is open-source technology first built by Qualcomm, known as the AllJoyn project.

New story! The Curse of Version 6

Major programming languages often don't make it to version 6, but if they do, they're badly scarred when they arrive. Why is that?

New story! boycott systemd

systemd is a replacement for the sysvinit daemon used in GNU/Linux and Unix systems, originally authored by Lennart Poettering of Red Hat. It represents a monumental increase in complexity, an abhorrent and violent slap in the face to the Unix philosophy, and its inherent domineering and viral nature turns it into something akin to a "second kernel" that is spreading all across the Linux ecosystem. This site aims to serve as a rundown and a wake-up call to take a stand against the widespread proliferation of systemd, to detail why it is harmful, and to persuade users to reject its use.

New story! Make Firefox for Android Yours: Switch Languages Easily, Customize Home Screens and Clear History

We make Firefox for Android so that you can personalize your Web experience and get to the Web content you want to see quickly, easily and safely, no matter where you are in the world. Now, you can make Firefox for Android your own in any of 55 languages, regardless of the language you originally downloaded your favorite browser in.

New story! A Google Site Meant to Protect You Is Helping Hackers Attack You

Before companies like Microsoft and Apple release new software, the code is reviewed and tested to ensure it works as planned and to find any bugs. Hackers and cybercrooks do the same. The last thing you want if you're a cyberthug is for your banking Trojan to crash a victim's system and be exposed.

New story! Back to school series features open resources for kids

Kids are back to school all over the globe! What better way to help them thrive and get the most out of school than with free and open education resources and tools?

New story! News: Linux Top 3: Kali 1.0.9, Deepin 2014.1 and Ubuntu 14.10

Kali Linux has emerged in recent years to be one of the leading distribution for security penetration testers. Kali Linux includes a long list of security tools as part of the distribution enabling users to test security posture.

New story! Kernel Developer Arrested in Russia for Protesting Against the Invasion of Ukraine - Gallery

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Sep 2, 2014 1:31 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
It's not a secret that Russia doesn't like democratic protesters and this was amply demonstrated in the last few years. Now, it looks like one of the kernel developers has been arrested in Russia while he was protesting against Ukraine's invasion.

New story! Mirantis Counters VMware OpenStack's Openness

OpenStack vendor Mirantis says VMware's OpenStack distribution does not assure openness or avoid vendor lock-in, but do VMware and Mirantis need each other more than they don't?

New story! Top 4 open source invoicing tools for freelancers and small businesses

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 2, 2014 11:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Small business owners and freelancers put a lot of work into their businesses. They do that not only because they’re passionate about what they do, but they also have the goal of getting paid. read more

New story! OpenStack Manila project Approved for Incubation

  • InternetNews.com; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Sep 2, 2014 10:39 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Manila is now an officially incubated project within the OpenStack Foundation. As an incubated project, Manila could one day land as an official integrated project, though don't look for that until at least 2015.

New story! Joining Tables on the Command-Line

  • The Linux Rain; By Bob Mesibov (Posted by eldersnake on Sep 2, 2014 9:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This article compares 3 different ways to join tables on a common field. All 3 work OK on small tables, but there's a big difference in speed when the tables to be joined are large, as shown below.

New story! Open source for slow food and small farms

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 2, 2014 8:45 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Earlier this summer I visited Funny Girl Farm, a beautiful and productive example of sustainable agriculture in Durham, North Carolina. Founded in 2012, Funny Girl Farm is now producing and selling fresh vegetables, delicious fruit, cut flowers, seasonal mushrooms, and lots of eggs. It is strategically located at the intersection of two major roads between Durham and Chapel Hill, and the roadside farm stand does a brisk business from 3pm-6pm every weekday and 10am-3pm on Saturdays. read more

New story! How to install TYPO3 CMS on Ubuntu 14.04

How to install TYPO3 CMS on Ubuntu 14.04 This document describes how to how you can install and run a TYPO3 (version 6.2 LTS) on Ubuntu 14.04 system. The version TYPO3 6.6LTS is the latest version and have its support till March,2017. The TYPO3 Universe offers highly flexible, scaleable and customizable products for Web Content Management, providing the basis for websites, intranets and web & mobile applications worldwide - always with a focus on the current needs of businesses and public institutions.

New story! How to manage LVM volumes on CentOS / RHEL 7 with System Storage Manager

  • Xmodulo (Posted by bob on Sep 2, 2014 6:51 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is an extremely flexible disk management scheme, allowing you to create and resize logical disk volumes off of multiple physical hard drives with no downtime. However, its powerful features come with the price of a somewhat steep learning curves, with more involved steps to set up LVM using multiple command line […]Continue reading... The post How to manage LVM volumes on CentOS / RHEL 7 with System Storage Manager appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to use LVM in Linux How to set up Squid as a transparent web proxy on CentOS or RHEL How to install Puppet server and client on CentOS and RHEL How to set up a Samba file server to use with Windows clients What are useful CLI tools for Linux system admins

New story! Another (Linux) game added to the Humble Jumbo Bundle 2

Hey there, good news! Another Linux game has been added to the Humble Jumbo Bundle 2! (if you pay more than the average...)

New story! Run Ubuntu Within Any Version Of Windows Using VirtualBox

This guide shows how to run Ubuntu within VirtualBox so that Windows users can try Linux out without messing around with their hard drives. The article includes details of a current issue within the Windows version of Virtualbox and how to get the screen resolution to work properly by installing guest additions.

New story! Empire: Total War Looks Close To A Linux Version, Pokes Fun At Linux Gamers

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Sep 2, 2014 3:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
We already knew that Empire: Total War II would come to Linux, but now it looks like the original Empire: Total War will come to Linux too and maybe sooner than the sequel.

New story! Testing Fedora 21 fitness for world population with Internationalization

Fedora is a global Linux distribution, as soon as we say the word “Global”, immediately internationalization (i18n) and localization(l10n) become a utmost important part of the distribution. I would like […]

New story! Mozilla Firefox 32 Officially Released

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Sep 2, 2014 1:56 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Mozilla has announced that the final version of Firefox 32 has been released, concluding the development cycle for yet another branch of this Internet browser.

New story! The software-defined economy, OpenStacks new incubated project, and more

Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.

New story! How to install Cacti (Monitoring tool) on ubuntu 14.04 server

  • ubuntugeek.com (Posted by gg234 on Sep 2, 2014 12:02 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool's data storage and graphing functionality. Cacti provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features out of the box. All of this is wrapped in an intuitive, easy to use interface that makes sense for LAN-sized installations up to complex networks with hundreds of devices.

New story! Ten Linux Desktops Showing Just How Far Behind Mac OS X and Windows Designs Are

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Sep 1, 2014 11:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
There are still many users of other operating systems who think that Linux is behind Mac OS X and Windows in terms of desktop design, but the reality is just the other way around.

New story! Ryan Icculus Gordon On The Linux Action Show

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Sep 1, 2014 10:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Ryan Icculus Gordon has just recently been on a guest on the excellent Linux Action Show to talk about Linux gaming. Ryan Icculus Gordon is the name behind a number of big ports.

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