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Judges Want To Make Life Harder On Patent Trolls: Want Them To Actually Have To Explain What Infringement Happened

I'd missed this one, but Cory Doctorow over at BoingBoing points our attention to the fact that, last month, the Judicial Conference voted to make a little-noticed change in patent lawsuits that should serve to make life more difficult for patent trolls.

How to create and use Python CGI scripts

Have you ever wanted to create a webpage or process user input from a web-based form using Python? These tasks can be accomplished through the use of Python CGI (Common Gateway Interface) scripts with an Apache web server. CGI scripts are called by a web server when a user requests a particular URL or interacts […]Continue reading... The post How to create and use Python CGI scripts appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to enable mod_rewrite in Apache2 on Debian or Ubuntu How to install and configure Cacti on Linux How to set up HTTPS in Apache web Server on CentOS How to harden Apache web server with mod_security and mod_evasive on CentOS How to set up MailScanner, Clam Antivirus and SpamAssassin in CentOS mail server

Sager NP2740 Review - A Portable Linux Powerhouse

  • Thoughts on Technology; By Jeff Hoogland (Posted by Jeff91 on Oct 17, 2014 2:20 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
I was looking for something powerful to stream some games on, but also light enough that it was not going to feel like a brick next to my Chromebook. Since Linux is my OS of choice, having reasonable Linux support is also on my list of desires. Because of this I wanted to stay away from ATI graphics cards and nVidia cards with optimus.

All current Nexuses, including Nexus 4 and 2012 Nexus 7, will get Lollipop

Google's official Android Lollipop announcement this morning originally didn't mention some older Nexus devices—namely, the Nexus 4 and the 2012 Nexus 7. However, Google has confirmed to us that those older devices will indeed be getting Android 5.0, as will the Nexus 5, 2013 Nexus 7, Nexus 10, and the Google Play Edition devices.

Feature-creep will ensure that systemd stays

  • iTWire; By Sam Varghese (Posted by linuxwriter on Oct 17, 2014 10:02 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Feature-creep is a major aspect of systemd. It seems to want to take over the entire Linux system and poke its tentacles into unwanted places.

Modular smartwatch runs Tizen on Edison

A startup is prepping a modular “Blocks ” watch that runs Tizen on an Atom-based Intel Edison module, and houses modular components in the watchband links.

EdgeRouter Lite

In the September 2014 issue, I mentioned my new router, and I got a lot of e-mail messages asking about how well it works. I can say without hesitation it's the nicest router I've ever owned. And, it was less than $100!

How to grant rights to users to use Docker in Fedora

On the docker-dev list someone asked about Fedora documentation that described how you add a user to the docker group. The user wanted to allow his users to do a docker search to try to find images that they could use.

Raspberry Pi time-lapse camera

Get beautiful views of the sunset using your Raspberry Pi, a Pi camera and a small Python script

LG releases world's first 34-inch 21:9 curved display

  • Linux User Developer - the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation (Posted by bob on Oct 17, 2014 2:38 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer, GNU, Linux
LG34UC97 brings stunning QHD resolution and an ultra-wide viewing angle without compromising colour quality

How to secure your ISPConfig 3 server against the poodle SSL attack

  • HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials - Linux; By Till Brehm (Posted by bob on Oct 17, 2014 1:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Apache, Debian, Linux
In the following guide, the steps are described in order to secure your server against the recent poodle SSL attack. The tutorial uses an ISPConfig 3 perfect server on Debian 7, but the same steps will work on any other Linux Distribution as well.

Should Google give up control of Android in watches, TVs, and cars?

In today's Android roundup: Google may eventually loosen its grip on Android in TVs, cars and watches. Plus: Is the Nexus 6 worth the money? And a hands on video of the Nexus 9 tablet.

OpenStack hooks up with Hadoop to bring big data to the cloud

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 16, 2014 11:46 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud, Linux
The new OpenStack release, dubbed 'Juno,' has lots of fixes, better support for hot upgrades, and now hooks up with Hadoop.

Mozilla and Telefónica Partner to Simplify Voice and Video Calls on the Web

Mozilla is extending its relationship with Telefonica by making it easier than ever to communicate on the Web. Telefónica has been an invaluable partner in helping Mozilla develop and bring Firefox OS to market with 12 devices now available in 24 countries. We’re now expanding our relationship, exploring how to simplify communications over the Web by providing people with the first global communications system built directly into a browser.

Android 5.0 debuts on phone, tablet, and Nexus Player

In Oct. 2011, Google released Android 4.0 (“Ice Cream Sandwich”), the first version of Android that spanned smartphones and tablets. Now, the Android steward has revealed Android 5.0 (“Lollipop”), which expands beyond mobile devices to also run on smartwatches (Android Wear), TVs and set-tops (Android TV), and car computers (Android Auto). Google originally announced Android 5.0 as Android L back at Google I/O in June while also introducing the three specialized versions of Android listed above. With Lollipop, Google says, you can write for one of these platforms and easily port them to the others, while providing a consistent UI.

MapR Promises Integration of Apache Spark, Drill Big Data Tools

MapR, in collaboration with Databricks, is integrating the open source Apache Spark and Apache Drill tools to make big data analysis and processing faster and simpler.

Why you should buy computers with Linux preinstalled

In today's open source roundup: The virtues of hardware designed to run Linux right out of the box. Plus: The best desktop environment for Linux? And how Linux brought a happy couple together.

How to Install MariaDB in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

  •; By LinuxTechi (Posted by linuxtechi on Oct 16, 2014 7:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
MariaDB is a Open Source database Server & It is 100 % compatible with MySQL, drop-in replacement to MySQL database server.

How to verify the authenticity and integrity of a downloaded file on Linux

When you download a file (e.g., an installer, an ISO image, or a compressed archive) from the web, the file can be corrupted under a variety of error conditions, e.g., due to transmission errors on the wire, interrupted download, faulty storage hardware, file system errors, etc. Such failure cases aside, a file can also be […]Continue reading... The post How to verify the authenticity and integrity of a downloaded file on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to PGP encrypt, decrypt or digitally sign files via GnuPG GUI How to create an encrypted zip file on Linux How to manage passwords from the command line on Linux

How to replace LibreOffice with Apache OpenOffice on Fedora 20

  • LinuxBSDos; By finid (Posted by finid on Oct 16, 2014 6:03 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
The few times that I’ve had to use it, not being able to copy and paste with the mouse always rubbed me the wrong way. That was something I used to be able to do. But not any more.

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