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How to install a wireless hotspot with captive page on Linux using CoovaChilli

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 31, 2015 10:25 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how you can turn a Linux based computer or laptop into a wireless hotspot where users can be authenticated via a captive portal page. For this task, the primary controller software will be CoovaChilli. This software is an ideal hotspot management solution for hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, parks, and any place offering WiFi Internet.

News: Linux 4.2 Released Improving Cryptography Options

After eight release candidates, Linux 4.2 is now available, marking one of the longer development cycles in the last few years. The longer cycle was likely only the result of an abundance of caution on Linus Torvalds' part and some travel (Linuxcon) too.

How to switch from NetworkManager to systemd-networkd on Linux

In the world of Linux, adoption of systemd has been a subject of heated controversy, and the debate between its proponents and critics is still going on. As of today, most major Linux distributions have adopted systemd as a default init system.

Running Linux Mint 17.2 Xfce

The good guys and gals at Linux Mint are on a roll, with three long-term support (LTS) releases in a row. It all started back in May of last year, with the release of 17.0, called Qiana, followed in January by 17.1, Rebecca. At that point it looked as if we’d hit the jackpot and could sit back and relax for at least a couple of years until the next LTS release, but the Mint folks had other plans and introduced yet another LTS, 17.2, Rafaela, this summer.

Linux helps rural student transform rocky academic start into FOSS confidence

Perundurai is a small town in the district of Erode, located in the state of Tamilnadu in southern India. From Perundurai, it is a ~1 hour car ride west to a small, rural village called Sullippalayam. This is the town where I was born, grew up, and still live, with my family.

Funding the Cloud: Top VCs Aim for the Silver Lining

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Aug 31, 2015 4:28 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Venture capital execs discuss where they see opportunities in the cloud and container space. They believe investors should take a long-term view, not chase hype.

ANoise Review - You No Longer Have to Work in Silence

It's difficult for some people to work without some background noise, and this is where ANoise comes into action. It's a small application that can provide the background noise that's so needed.

User data manifesto seeks to give people control of their data

  • ZDNet | Linux and Open Source RSS (Posted by bob on Aug 31, 2015 12:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
A European-led effort defines the basic rights for users over their personal data.

Manjaro 0.8.13.1 Fluxbox Screenshot Tour

The Manjaro Community is proud to present our new Fluxbox Edition. Manjaro-Fluxbox aims to be light, fast and resource friendly, yet at the same time complete and ready to use for all typical everyday office- and multimedia-needs. The applications are easily accessible from the native right click menu with detachable submenus aswell as from the appealing docklike launcher wbar on the side or by easily configurable keyboard shortcuts. This edition features the beautiful and extraordinarily versatile icon-theme AwOken (coloured, white and dark). Install media are available with both init systems Systemd or OpenRC.

Linux Kernel 4.2 Officially Released, Merge Window for Linux Kernel 4.3 Now Open

After eight Release Candidate builds, just a few minutes ago, Linus Torvalds had announced the release and immediate availability for download of the final version of Linux kernel 4.2.

How To Change Boot Order/Set Default Boot OS In Ubuntu 14.10/15.04 / Linux Mint Or Other Derivatives

If you are dual booting then probably you have suffered through a problem of booting into wrong OS or secondary OS because it's on top of grub menu. Recently somebody asked this to me that How can he boot into his primary OS by default. So I thought to write a tutorial. If you want to boot into your preferred OS without always pressing 'down arrow key' when you turn on your computer then read further for the solution. Let's go ahead!

Shotcut Review - A Powerful and Free Video Editor for Linux Users

Shotcut is a video editor that aims to offer a clear interface and a powerful set of tools. It's definitely not the application you would expect. It's far more complex than it lets on at first sight, and it has a steep learning curve.

Systemd version 225 available

  • It runs on Linux; By It runs on Linux (Posted by DaMan on Aug 30, 2015 1:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Linux
The systemd development team announced the release of systemd version 225. Systemd is an init system for GNU/Linux distributions.

Install Odoo on a Debian 8 VPS with Nginx as a reverse proxy

  • RoseHosting.com; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Aug 30, 2015 10:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Odoo on a Debian 8 VPS with Nginx as a reverse proxy.

5 best open source board games to play online

Board games have seen a resurgence in recent years, and Linux has a good range of board games to choose from. There is a credible implementation of Catan called Pioneers. But for my favourite implementations of classic board games to play online, check out the recommendations below.

EasyTAG 2.4 Audio Tag Editor Adds Improvements to Handling of Tags with Empty Images, More

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 30, 2015 4:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
EasyTAG, the open-source audio tag editor software, reached version 2.4 earlier today, bringing multiple performance and stability improvements, as well as several updated translations.

PGP Encryption – A beginner’s guide

  • 99bitcoins; By Ariel Horwitz (Posted by bob on Aug 30, 2015 2:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Let’s start with the basics: so what is encryption? Encryption is used to ensure that certain information doesn’t get into the wrong hands. It does this by making information impossible to read without the correct keys (in other words, the password)...

Unity on Linux, TuxRacer on Ubuntu Touch, and more open gaming news

Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Unity on Linux, TuxRacer on Ubuntu Touch, and more open gaming news. Open gaming roundup for August 22 - 29, 2015 read more

Wayland in Fedora 23 Linux Allows for Use of Multiple Monitors with Different DPIs

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 29, 2015 10:18 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Fedora
Fedora Project reported on the progress made for the next-generation Wayland display server that it might be used by default on the upcoming major release of the Fedora Linux operating system, Fedora 23.

$15 Orange Pi PC hacker SBC packs 1.6GHz quad-core SoC

Shenzhen Xunlong tipped a $15 “Orange Pi PC” SBC with a 1.6GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 SoC, Pi-compatible expansion, HDMI, 100Mbit Ethernet, quad USB, and more. Late last year and early this year, Shenzhen Xunlong Software introduced a family of open-spec, Linux- and Android-ready “Orange Pi” single board computers. The first two, the $49 Orange Pi and […]

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