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Upcoming Webinar on Getting Linux Certified - Tips, Tactics, and Practical Advice

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on May 27, 2016 1:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Linux
Title: Upcoming Webinar on Getting Linux Certified - Tips, Tactics, and Practical Advice26 MayLearn more

Ansible 2.1 comes with Windows and Azure support

Red Hat has announced the release of Ansible 2.1. One of the biggest features of the new release of the open source and agentless automation framework for DevOps is support for Microsoft Windows and Azure cloud.

Debian Is Dropping Support for VLC Media Player, Mediawiki for Wheezy LTS

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on May 26, 2016 11:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Debian
The Debian Long Term Support (LTS) developers have announced that they are dropping support for certain packages as part of the extended life cycle for the Debian GNU/Linux 7 "Wheezy" operating system.

Google beats Oracle—Android makes “fair use” of Java APIs

There was only one question on the special verdict form, asking if Google's use of the Java APIs was a "fair use" under copyright law. The jury unanimously answered "yes," in Google's favor. The verdict ends the trial, which began earlier this month. If Oracle had won, the same jury would have gone into a "damages phase" to determine how much Google should pay. Because Google won, the trial is over.

Open source is in our DNA

  • Network World; By Bryan Lunduke (Posted by MLD67 on May 26, 2016 9:38 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, SUSE
The same thing that compels us to make Linux (and many other projects) free and open source is present in many of humanity's greatest achievements.

How to detect IP address conflicts in Linux

IP addresses (IPv4) are a scarce resource that is shared by different users and devices. Having an IP address conflict means that there are more than one network device or computer that claims the same IP address. IP address conflict may occur when a DHCP server has assigned an IP address to one computer, and the same IP address happens to be statically assigned to another network device by someone.

PHP 7.0.7 Released Fixing 28 Bugs

  • InternetNews.com; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on May 26, 2016 7:43 PM EDT)
  • Groups: PHP
Though it seem like it was just yesterday that PHP 7 was first released (it was actually December 17, 2015), today the seventh incremental update is being released with PHP 7.0.7.

Triple0 QuickStart && First impressions

I believe the post bellow will bring some more light on TripleO QuickStart procedure suggested on RDO QuickStart page. Size of memory on Server 32 GB is a must. During minimal configuration runtime 23 GB of RAM are required.

Oracle v Google Java API copyright jury verdict: Google WINS

  • The Register (Posted by bob on May 26, 2016 5:49 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Oracle; Story Type: News Story
Score one for the Chocolate Factory as jury buys fair use defense Breaking Google has won the latest round in its battle with Oracle over software copyright.…

How to Install LAMP Stack on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 26, 2016 4:52 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
The LAMP Stack is a collection of open source software installed together on the Linux operating system to get your website and web application running on it. In this tutorial, I will guide you trough the steps to install the LAMP Stack with OpenSUSE Leap 42.1 as the Linux operating system.

Android might be on the way to the Raspberry Pi

A new tree sprouts on android.googlesource.com Android might just be coming to the Raspberry Pi.…

New FOSS program director supports students' passions at RIT

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 26, 2016 2:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is well-known for its work in open source software through FOSS@MAGIC. In April 2014, RIT started to offer a minor in free and open source software. Students work on several different open source projects in their GitHub organization. read more

CentOS 6.8 Screenshot Tour

CentOS Linux 6.8 is derived from source code released by Red Hat, Inc. for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8. All upstream variants have been placed into one combined repository to make it easier for end users. Workstation, server, and minimal installs can all be done from our combined repository. All of our testing is only done against this combined distribution. There are many fundamental changes in this release, compared with the past CentOS Linux 6 releases, and we highly recommend everyone study the upstream release notes as well as the upstream technical notes about the changes and how they might impact your installation.

Tech Writer Matt Hartley on Covering and Using Linux

It would be difficult to find anyone who's been hanging in FOSS circles for more than a week or two who isn't familiar with FOSS media maven Matt Hartley. We thought we'd invite him along for a video interview to see what he's really like.

3 open source alternatives to AutoCAD

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 26, 2016 11:17 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
CAD—Computer aided design, or computer aided drafting, depending on who you ask—is technology created to make it easier to create specifications for real-world objects. Whether the object you're building is a house, car, bridge, or spaceship, chances are it got its start in a CAD program of one type or another. Among the best-known CAD programs is AutoDesk's AutoCAD, but there are many others out there, both proprietary and open source alike. So how do the open source alternatives to AutoCAD stack up? The answer depends on how you plan to be using them. read more

Microsoft won't back down from Windows 10 nagware 'trick'

Redmond assumes closing nagware dialog means 'yes', says that's by design Microsoft is hurt and disappointed that people would think it was trying to “trick” them with a confusing Windows 10 upgrade dialog that scheduled an upgrade without users explicitly agreeing to do so.…

Install Windows 10 Theme & Icon suite for Linux

  • 2daygeek.com; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on May 26, 2016 9:23 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Install Windows 10 Theme & Icon suite for Linux

7 tips for bringing open source to networking

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 26, 2016 8:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The shift toward open software defined networking (SDN) means more elements of networking hardware are now controlled by software. With increasing frequency, that software is open. read more

SteamOS 2.80 Beta Brings an AMD GPU PRO Driver with Vulkan and VDPAU Support

Valve's engineers have pushed a new build of the SteamOS Debian-based gaming operating system, version 2.80, to the brewmaster_beta channel for public testing.

Pi project: RasPiViv

  • Linux User & Developer – the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation (Posted by bob on May 26, 2016 6:31 AM EDT)
  • Groups: GNU, Linux, Developer; Story Type: News Story
Nate Bensing tells us how he built an environmental control system to keep seven poison dart frogs cosy

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