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Jide Remix ultra-tablet with Remix OS

  • It runs on Linux; By It runs on Linux (Posted by DaMan on May 22, 2015 11:42 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Android, Mobile
This week a Tablet with the new Remix OS was anounced by Cube, but another brand named Jide has released the first tablet with Remix OS.

OpenStack enables open source shift at Time Warner Cable

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 22, 2015 10:45 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud; Story Type: News Story
Time Warner Cable is going big with OpenStack. Just a year into their production use of OpenStack for powering their internal cloud, they are leveraging it for everything from video to networking to deploying web applications, all on an in-house OpenStack cloud spread across two data centers. And this rapid change is getting noticed inside the company. read more

How to install Drupal on Ubuntu VPS

  • https://vpsineu.com; By VPSinEU.com (Posted by vpsineu on May 22, 2015 9:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
How to install Drupal on Ubuntu VPS

The EXT4 Data Corruption Issue Has Also Been Fixed in Linux Kernel 3.18.14 LTS

Today we can report that Linux kernel 3.18.14 LTS is out and it also includes a patch for the famous EXT4 data corruption issue that plagued almost all Linux kernel branches.

School's in for Chromebooks, Google's the top swot in class

  • The Register (Posted by bob on May 22, 2015 7:54 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
ChromeOS getting 'em while they're young Chromebooks will be shipping to the tune of 7.3 million units this year, thanks mostly to educational sales.…

Flawed Android factory reset leaves crypto and login keys ripe for picking

In the first comprehensive study of the effectiveness of the Android feature, Cambridge University researchers found that they were able to recover data on a wide range of devices that had run factory reset. The function, which is built into Google's Android mobile operating system, is considered a crucial means for wiping confidential data off of devices before they're sold, recycled, or otherwise retired. The study found that data could be recovered even when users turned on full-disk encryption.

IoT SBC runs Linux on Quark

Aaeon’s AIOT-X1000 SBC runs Wind River Linux on an Intel Quark chip, and offers dual Ethernet, dual mini-PCIe, and optional WiFi, BT, ZigBee, and 3G. Last year, Taiwan based Aaeon debuted the AIOT-X1000 SBC as the guts of its AIOT-X1000 IoT Gateway. Now the 3.5-inch board is available on its own for a wide range […]

Why I am happy downgrading from a $500 to a $75 smartphone

The first smartphone I ever purchased died last week. It was an Android running CyanogenMod and lived through 19 months of aimless browsing, displaying stupid WhatsApp jokes, short and long late night conversations and more.

Ubuntu PPA Management

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 22, 2015 4:05 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
PPAs or Personal Package Archives are basically software repositories that are used by Ubuntu systems for updating/upgrading activities. They contain package sets and package lists for particular Ubuntu versions. Their use is valuable for cases of individual updating, or for when seeking for a newer version of an application that is not yet available in the official Canonical's repositories.

Fedora 22 is “Go” for May 26!

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on May 22, 2015 3:08 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
That’s right — the bits are heading out the door (and onto our mirror network)! Expect the official announcement around 10am US Eastern time Tuesday morning.

Brillo software from Google for Internet of Things

Google is working on technology that could run on low-powered devices, called Brillo.

How to Install Prestashop with Apache2 + MySQl 5.5 + PHP 5.5 on Ubuntu Server 14.04

Prestashop is an free and open source shopping cart which has many features that make it compatible with any web server (Apache, NginX and Microsoft IIS). It is well know for its vast collection of themes as well as custom store design. Multiple payment gateways can be integrated which makes it reliable and secured. It is fully supported with SSL certificates. In this tutorial, we will cover How to Install Prestashop with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) server on Ubuntu Server 14.04.

Systemd v220 released

  • It runs on Linux; By It runs on Linux (Posted by DaMan on May 22, 2015 12:19 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Linux
The long awaited systemd v220 has been released. Systemd v220 has a lot new features, improvements and bug fixes.

There’s an app for that: How NSA, allies exploit mobile app stores

In 2011 and 2012, the NSA and the communications intelligence agencies of its "Five Eyes" allies developed and tested a set of add-ons to their shared Internet surveillance capability that could identify and target communications between mobile devices and popular mobile app stores—including those of Google and Samsung. According to an NSA document published by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the targeting capability could have been used to launch "man-in-the-middle" attacks on mobile app downloads, allowing the NSA and other agencies to install code on targeted devices and gather intelligence on their users.

Rust 1.0.0, NASA Software Catalog, and more open source news

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 22, 2015 10:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the release of Rust 1.0.0, NASA's Software Catalog, and more! Open source news roundup for May 16 - 22, 2015 read more

Mark Shuttleworth considering Canonical IPO

  • ZDNet | Linux and Open Source RSS (Posted by bob on May 22, 2015 9:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu Linux, revealed that he's considering taking the company public.

GNU/Linux: the desktop that never was

  • Free Software Magazine; By Tony Mobily (Posted by scrubs on May 22, 2015 8:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: GNU, Linux
About 6 years ago, I wrote an article about why I felt that installing software in GNU/Linux was broken. It pains me to say that the situation is, sadly, exactly the same:GNU/Linux never made it to personal computers, really, and at this point it looks like it never will. If GNU/Linux had managed to establish itself in the desktop PC market, today we would live in a world where:

Spy agencies target mobile phones, app stores to implant spyware

The 2012 document shows that the surveillance agencies exploited the weaknesses in certain mobile apps in pursuit of their national security interests, but it appears they didn't alert the companies or the public to these weaknesses. That potentially put millions of users in danger of their data being accessed by other governments' agencies, hackers or criminals.

Canonical Fixes Linux Kernel Vulnerability in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)

Canonical just published details about a new kernel update for its oldest LTS release, Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin).

Russia Eyes Linux-Based Smartphone OS for Mobile Market

Russia may soon adopt the Linux- and Mer-based SailFishOS as the basis for a home-grown mobile and smartphone operating system. Linux—or a form of it, at least—and other open source programs soon could be playing a bigger role in the mobile and tablet market in Russia. And it has concerns over spying by the NSA to thank.

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