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SourceForge Seeks a Return to Relevancy

The new owners of SourceForge, once the primary code repository for open source projects, work to make good on a promise to restore a reputation that was tarnished by its former owners.

Zenwalk 8.0 Is Just Around the Corner, Final Release Candidate Out for Testing

Zenwalk developer Jean-Philippe Guillemin has informed users of the Slackware-based operating system that the final Release Candidate (RC) milestone of the upcoming Zenwalk 8.0 release is now available for public testing.

Snap become Universal packages for Linux Distributions

  •; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Jun 20, 2016 9:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Snap become Universal packages for Linux Distributions

How PHPeople stay connected and have fun

Why would you spend your free time contributing to open source, especially in the PHP community? Doesn't it seem boring to spend hours every week, or sometimes hours every day putting your time into a project, or into community work? Well, my answer is no! There are endless reasons why it is so much fun to be part of a community, and how we keep each other entertained to keep the sparks lit up in an open source community. read more

Oracle Releases Third Beta of VirtualBox 5.1 with 64-bit Solaris and Qt5 Fixes

Simon Coter, Principal Product Manager Oracle VM and VirtualBox, has announced the release of the third Beta build of the upcoming VirtualBox 5.1 open-source and cross-platform virtualization software.

Monitor Linux With Netdata

Netdata is a real-time resource monitoring tool with a friendly web front-end developed and maintained by FireHOL. With this tool, you can read charts representing resource utilization of things like CPUs, RAM, disks, network, Apache, Postfix and more. It is... Continue Reading →

'Hidden' data found in 92% of interactions with UK companies

  • SC Magazine; By Danielle Correa (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2016 5:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
With the EU's GDPR coming into effect in under two years, ignorance of ‘hidden' data could result in monstrous fines for UK companies, according to new research from Ground Labs. That research adds that such ignorance could increase risks of identity fraud with the billions of personal information residing on PCs, servers and mobile devices.

Free culture in an expensive world

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2016 3:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In this interview I talk with Shauna Gordon-McKeon about her involvement in the free software and free culture communities, her day job, and her upcoming talk Free culture in an expensive world.

Make Peace With Your Processes: Part 1

  • - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2016 1:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
A fundamental design feature of Unix-like operating systems is that many of a system’s resources are accessible via the filesystem, as a file. For example the “procfs” pseudo-filesystem offers us access to all kinds of valuable treasures. In this series of articles, I’ll provide an overview of your system processes, explain how to use the “ps” command, and much more.

Making a Case for Security Analytics

  • eSecurity Planet; By Sriram Ramachandran (Posted by bob on Jun 19, 2016 11:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
The impact of a data breach has more significant consequences than ever before, costing organizations between $400 to $500 billion a year, partly due to the expansion of the Internet of Things and the evolving creativity of cyber criminals in today's complex threat landscape.

RDO Triple0 QuickStart HA Setup - Work in progress

This post follows up In meantime undercloud-install,undercloud-post-install (openstack undercloud install, openstack overcloud image upload ) are supposed to be performed during original run `bash --config ./ha.yml $VIRTHOST` . Neutron networks deployment on undercloud and HA Server's configuration has been significantly rebuilt during during the last weeks.

Want to benchmark Dota 2 on Linux? Here's how to do it

For those of you who aren't sure how to benchmark Dota 2 on Linux, here's a small guide. It frustrated me there wasn't one, so after getting help I'm sharing it with you all.

Rumors of COBOL's demise have been greatly exaggerated: Meet GnuCOBOL

A recent article on Slashdot points out with some chagrin that the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Veterans Affairs in the United States still use COBOL, originally invented in 1959, based on work by the late Rear Admiral Grace Hopper. The implication is—and has been for some years in the IT community—that COBOL is a completely dead language. Not so! read more

Dockercon 16 Descends on Seattle

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 19, 2016 4:07 PM EDT)
Dockercon 16 kicks off with the opening of the show floor at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle today as those who love Docker, those who are curious about Docker, those looking to learn and those looking to profit from Docker, assemble.

Arthur Buliva: How do you Fedora?

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jun 19, 2016 2:13 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: Interview
We recently interviewed Arthur Boliva on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine in which we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. If you are interested in being... Continue Reading →

OSVR's new headset, DeepMind learns gaming, and new Linux releases

In this week's edition, we take a look at a new headset from OSVR, Google's DeepMind playing Montezuma's Revenge for rewards, and two new games out for Linux. Open gaming roundup for June 12-18, 2016 Razer announces HDK2 VR headset supporting OSVR OSVR is an open source ecosystem supporting multiple hardware brands. HDK stands for Hacker Development Kit, but Razer claims the new headset is for developers and gamers alike. read more

On Snappy and Flatpak: business as usual in the Canonical propaganda department

  • Fedora QA (Posted by red5 on Jun 19, 2016 10:24 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Red Hat
You may have read some stuff this week about an application delivery mechanism called Snappy and how it’s going to unite all distributions and kill apt and rpm!

This is, to put it diplomatically, a heaping pile of steaming bull####.

Snaps - A Good Way to Test the Latest Apps

As of the latest Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release, the core program 'snapd' is included out of the box, allowing you to install 'Snaps' right away. Now, as one would expect, there is and will continue to be some controversy about the nature of a new software packaging system and it's potential uses in the future. I don't really wish to go too much into that, as there is plenty of discussions out there in the Linux side of the interwebs, other than the purpose of this article is to state that if nothing else, Snaps are a good way to test different versions (stable, bleeding edge etc) of software.

This Week in Linux News: OSS Opportunity For New Grads, Why Cloud Foundry is Gaining Traction, & More

  • - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jun 19, 2016 6:23 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Cloud; Story Type: News Story
Title: This Week in Linux News: OSS Opportunity For New Grads, Why Cloud Foundry is Gaining Traction, & More17 JunLearn more

How to setup MySQL replication on CentOS

In this tutorial we will show you how to setup basic MySQL replication on two CentOS 7 servers, but the same steps should work on all RPM based systems.

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