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How to install VestaCP a free web hosting control panel on CentOS

How to install VestaCP a free web hosting control panel on CentOS

The OpenStack Summit kicks off in Vancouver, and other OpenStack news

Welcome to this special OpenStack Summit edition of our weekly OpenStack and open source cloud news. Interested in keeping track of what's happening? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.

openSUSE Tumbleweed with KDE Plasma 5.3 Becomes Reality, Team Prepares for GCC 5.0

The openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling release version of the famous operating system has moved to KDE Plasma 5.3, and it looks like it's a smooth transition, although any help from the community is always welcomed.

Is Linux Better than OS X? GNU, Open Source and Apple in History

Tensions between the free software/open source community and Apple date back to the 1980s, Linux's founder called the core of Mac OS X "a piece of crap" and other anecdotes from software history.

Two hackers who committed suicide and no one still knows the real reason why

Aaron Swartz and Jonathan James commit suicide in different years; surprisingly the prosecution team trying them was the same Two of world's most wanted hackers had committed suicide and no one still knows why.

Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 4.1 Release Candidate 4

With a one-day delay, the forth Release Candidate (RC) version of the upcoming Linux kernel 4.1 was announced on Monday, May 18, by Linus Torvalds.

Walmart Delivers Every Day Low Prices with OpenStack Cloud Power

The retail powerhouse explains how it's using OpenStack in its vast IT infrastructure.

Red Hat Expands OpenStack Options as Survey Shows Strong Potential

  • ServerWatch.com; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on May 18, 2015 9:49 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud, Red Hat
No surprise here, Red Hat, a leading contributor and OpenStack vendor, is seeing strong demand for OpenStack cloud technology. Red Hat released a new study and detailed a new cloud offering today at the OpenStack Summit.

OpenStack Launches Interoperability and Federation Initiatives

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on May 18, 2015 8:52 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud

Parsix GNU/Linux 7.5 Screencast and Screenshots

Parsix GNU/Linux 7.5 (code name Rinaldo) brings stable GNOME 3.14 desktop environment, a new kernel built using our modernized kernel build system, updated installer, a new version of systemd and an upgraded X.Org Server.

Enter to Win Archive DVD + Free Backup Solution

Enter to win! Each day during the week of May 18 - 23, we'll randomly choose one person who has downloaded a complementary copy of Storix's Backup solution to win a Linux Journal Archive DVD -- featuring over 20 years of Linux Journal! Winners will be contacted daily.

A newbie's guide to getting started with Linux

In today's open source roundup: How you can get started with Linux. Plus: Oculus Linux development put on hold. And HTC kills its mini line of Android phones.

Netrunner 16 Screencast and Screenshots

Toennies has announced the release of Netrunner 16, a Kubuntu-based Linux distribution featuring the KDE Plasma 5.3 desktop.

Netrunner 16 ships the latest Plasma Desktop 5.3 and KDE Applications 15.04. For its looks, Netrunner now uses Carbon, a widget-style derived from Oxygen as new default theme for both gtk2/gtk3 and qt4/qt5 applications.

Goodbye, Pi. Hello, C.H.I.P.

A new mini-computer is on the way, and it looks like it may be the Raspberry Pi killer we've all been waiting for (sorry Pi). C.H.I.P. is its name, and it looks set to wipe the floor with its established competitor on several counts: 1. It's completely open source. I don't just mean the software, either.

How to Install OwnCloud 8 with Nginx and MariaDB on CentOS 7

OwnCloud is a server software for data synchronisation and file-sharing with an easy to use web frontend. Owncloud can be installed on a Linux or Windows server, it is easy to configure and has a comprehensive online documentation. The native client is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux (Desktop Application). There is also a mobile app for Android and iOS. This tutorial describes the installation of Owncloud 8 on CentOS 7 with nginx webserver and MariaDB database.

OpenStreetMap responds in Nepal

Since the devastating earthquake in Nepal, there have been responses from all over the world from relief agencies, governments, non-profits, and ordinary citizens. One interesting effort has been from the crowdsourced mapping community, especially on OpenStreetMap.org, a free and open web map of the world that anyone can edit (think the Wikipedia of maps.) read more

Spanish University Drops Windows and Gets Ubuntu

Open source is becoming a powerful alternative to proprietary software and proof of that is that many municipalities, governments, and companies are now adopting open source solutions, but that is also happening in schools and universities as well. The Augustinian College of León in Spain is just such a place.

Minimap coming to the gedit text editor

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on May 18, 2015 12:17 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Gedit, the default GUI text editor in Fedora Workstation has a neat new minimap feature in the works. This feature provides a shrunk-down version of the document you are editing on the right of the screen to make it easier... Continue Reading →

How to kill processes on the Linux Desktop with xkill

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 18, 2015 11:20 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Linux is renown for its stability, rigidness and superior error-free functionality, but no matter how advanced and bug-free a system may be, it is inevitable that things will brake and windows will freeze/hang at some point. This is thankfully not disastrous at all, as Linux users can utilize smart tools and commands that will allow them to get rid of those nasty “not responding” applications instantly!

A tinkerer's tool for PCB design and printing

A while ago, I created a small extension board for the Raspberry Pi to do some hardware hacking. read more

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