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Convert from MP3 to WAV and WAV to MP3 using Linux Mint

  • Everyday Linux User; By Gary Newell (Posted by gary_newell on Aug 27, 2014 5:55 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
This is a quick guide showing how to convert from WAV to MP3 and vice versa using the command line and the Gnome Audio Converter (Gnac).

Tux Paint: Doing FOSS Right

The journalist in me could give you just the specifics of the new Tux Paint release: Tux Paint 0.9.22 was released this week, thanks to the efforts of 170 contributors worldwide. This new version comes with a wide range of additions, like 14 new tools, 40 new template pictures, nearly 200 new stamps, SVG and KidPix support, an enhanced text tool, and accessibility improvements.

Getting Good Vibrations with Linux

Vibrations and wave motions describe many different physical systems. In fact, most systems that dissipate energy do so through waves of one form or another. In this article, I take a look at gvb (Good ViBrations, a Linux application you can use to visualize and model wave motion and vibrations.

Sin COS to tan Windows? Chinese operating system to debut in autumn - report

A home-grown "China operating system" (COS) to challenge rivals such as Microsoft, Google and Apple could be available as soon as October 2014, the country’s state-run Xinhua News Agency has said.

What makes your developers stick around?

Community is a big part of the open source way. An open source project is nothing without a vibrant community of users and contributors. And participant satisfaction is a major factor in having a vibrant community. So, what are the factors that contribute to participant satisfaction with open source projects?

Linux turns 23 and Linus Torvalds celebrates as only he can

Linus Torvalds released issued Linux 3.17 rc-2 on Monday. Linux-loving readers will note that releasing on a Monday is not Torvalds' style. He usually releases on Sundays.

How To Install Contao CMS On Ubuntu 14.04

This document describes how to how you can install and run a Contao in Ubuntu 14.04. Contao is a highly flexible and scalable open source Content Management System (CMS) that works for websites of varying capacities. It is a top notch system that ensures implementation of ace accessibility and security, and high SEO standards. Contao remains a modular model and enables usage of loads of additional extensions for enhanced website functionality. Built using contemporary PHP object-oriented programming and the MooTools JavaScript framework, Contao promises a highly intuitive user interface thanks to the use of Ajax.

VMware Debuts OpenStack Open Source Cloud Computing Distribution

VMware has introduced Integrated OpenStack, an OpenStack distribution for open source cloud computing, while also continuing to collaborate with OpenStack solutions from partners.

Is distrohopping in Linux becoming a thing of the past?

In today's open source roundup: Distrohopping may be losing popularity among Linux users. Plus: A Linux user switches to Mac then comes back, and journalist laments the headaches of recompiling the Linux kernel.

US spy agency built its own secret 'Google-like' search engine

A top US intelligence agency has built its own secret "Google-like" search engine for about two dozen government agencies to search information through more than 850 billion communications records, including phone calls, emails and internet chats, a media report has said.

LinuxCon Showcases Advances in Linux, Open Source (slide show)

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Aug 26, 2014 8:23 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In this slide show, eWEEK looks back on some of the highlights of the LinuxCon North America 2014 event.

Programming with OpenCL 1.2

printf-style debugging and the ability to partition computing devices into subdevices make OpenCL 1.2 a very useful upgrade.

We need a new operating system for the hybrid cloud era

  • Intronis Blog; By Ron Miller (Posted by rsmiller on Aug 26, 2014 6:29 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
We have big operating systems created for the desktop era and we have Google Chrome, an OS made for the cloud era, but what we lack is something in the middle that takes into account the way people work today across both environments.

Mystery Android app takes down the National Weather Service site

In today's Android roundup: An unknown Android app took down the NWS site yesterday. Plus: Android's march to mobile dominance rolls on, and how can smartphones get better?

Red Hat Improves Hybrid Cloud Management, OpenStack Platforms

We're really talking about production-level features for installation," Tim Yeaton, senior vice president of infrastructure at Red Hat, told eWEEK.

One of the big new additions is based on an initiative that Red Hat developers had originally called Project Stay Puft . The Stay Puft effort provides additional installation and deployment components, leveraging the Foreman project.

When Distros Go South

I don’t mean system stability, that is a given with Linux, but developer stability. Can I depend on this distro to be around in two years…in five years? How is the project funded? Does this innovative project have a large development community that can step in should the lead developer become ill or takes a lengthy sabbatical?

More Windows 9 rumors: one-click upgrades, interactive tiles, notification center

Neowin reports that internal builds of the operating system currently sport a one-click upgrade feature to update from one build to the next. While there's no guarantee that such a feature will necessarily ship, it would be consistent with Microsoft's move to more rapid releases and continuous improvement rather than infrequent major updates.

How to create a site-to-site IPsec VPN tunnel using Openswan in Linux

A virtual private network (VPN) tunnel is used to securely interconnect two physically separate networks through a tunnel over the Internet. Tunneling is needed when the separate networks are private LAN subnets with globally non-routable private IP addresses, which cannot be interconnected using traditional routing over the Internet. For example, VPN tunnels are often deployed […]Continue reading... The post How to create a site-to-site IPsec VPN tunnel using Openswan in Linux appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to install and configure tinc VPN on Linux How to create multiple VPN tunnels between two hosts using tinc VPN How to set up MailScanner, Clam Antivirus and SpamAssassin in CentOS mail server How to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS How to set up Samba as a Primary Domain Controller

$49 TiVo OTA and streaming DVR targets cordcutters

TiVo introduced a Linux-based DVR for “cordcutters” who want to eliminate cable fees by obtaining their TV content from Internet streams and OTA broadcasts. The TiVo “Roamio OTA” DVR assumes a place alongside Really Simple Software’s “Simple.TV” OTA box, which was funded on Kickstarter two years ago and stepped up to a second generation design last fall.

How To Install Wordpress On Ubuntu 14.04 LAMP

This document describes how to install and configure Wordpress on Ubuntu 14.04. WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count on your fingers and toes. Since then it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day. This tutorial explains the process of installing Wordpress on Ubuntu 14.04 in the form of a simple-to-follow guide.

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