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Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Review

Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn), the latest operating system released by Canonical, is here right on time, six months after the previous version. We now take a closer look at the new OS and we'll try to see what has been changed and how it compares with previous iterations.

Jeffrey McGuire From Acquia Explains Drupal 8, the GPL, and Much More

Tux Machines has run using Drupal for nearly a decade (the site is older than a decade) and we recently had the pleasure of speaking with Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire, Open Source Evangelist at Acquia, the key company behind Drupal (which the founder of Drupal is a part of).

Android Wear updated with GPS support and offline music

In today's Android roundup: Android Wear now offers offline music listening and GPS functionality. Plus: Five great features you may not know about in Android 5.0 Lollipop, and the best retro games for Android.

We would like to thank the Zorin OS team

On behalf of the neighbourhood council, we would like to thank the Zorin OS team for their commitment on an extraordinary software that we hope will be going strong for years to come.

Tiny Android SBC taps quad-core A31s SoC

Boardcon launched a 92 x 65mm “Compact A31S” SBC that runs Android 4.2.2 on a quad-core Allwinner A31s SoC backed up with 2GB of soldered RAM and 4GB flash.

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Released, Download it Now

Ubuntu 14.10 utopic unicorn has been released by canonical, it now available for you to download and install on your PC and laptop.

Ubuntu 14.10 tries pulling a Steve Ballmer on cloudy offerings

Proprietary clouds in particular come from Microsoft, Google and Amazon, while open-source cloud offerings are provided by OpenStack. On OpenStack, it’s the 1990s Linux time again, only this time around tech firms are slapping their badges on the OpenStack APIs instead and selling support to go with them.

Ubuntu 14.10 ships, but not yet with convergence

Ubuntu 14.10 moves to Linux 3.16, and offers performance and stability improvements, Netflix on Chrome support, and an easier loading process for the Android SDK.

How to install a CentOS 7 minimal server

  • HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials - Linux; By Srijan Kishore (Posted by bob on Oct 23, 2014 10:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Distributions, Linux
This document describes the installation of CentOS 7 Server with a basic minimal installation. The purpose of this guide is to provide a minimal setup that can be used as basis for our other tutoruials here at howtoforge

Quick Look: Ubuntu 14.10

Ubuntu 14.10 is the latest version of Canonical’s iconic desktop operating system. This time around the focus is on application updates, as well as maintenance and stability improvements. The Linux kernel has been updated to 3.16, and most applications have been updated as well.

Ubuntu 14.10 has landed - and it's not just for desktops

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by sjvn on Oct 23, 2014 9:13 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Canonical's latest Linux, Ubuntu 14.10, saves the biggest improvements for its cloud and server versions.

LXLE 14.04.1 & 12.04.5 released.

The official release of the incremental update to LXLE 14.04 and 12.04.4 has undergone minor changes and a few bug fixes which is as follows:

OpenShift V3 Deep Dive Tutorial

If you can run your application in a Docker container, you can run it in OpenShift v3. This posts looks at what you can do with code that’s available today. We'll walk through the setting up OpenShift and deploying a simple application. Along the way, I’ll explain some details of the underlying components that make it all work.

OpenStack for humanitys fast moving technology

OpenStack has presented a huge opportunity for technologists at many levels. Niki Acosta is one of those technologists who strives to pull together all aspects of the OpenStack community for the betterment of everyone. Niki is the Director of Cloud Evangelism at Metacloud, now a part of Cisco. Metacloud delivers private infrastructure as a service based on the popular and open source cloud platform, OpenStack. As an active OpenStack participant, tweeter, and blogger, she has become a recognized name in the cloud industry. Find out more in my interview with Niki.

Red Hat offers OpenStack training and exams in Paris

Are you attending the OpenStack Summit in Paris? OpenStack Summit Paris is a five-day conference for OpenStack software users, developers and administrators, with a main conference encompassing keynotes from leading figures in the OpenStack community and a design summit focused around collaborative working sessions

Quick PHP patch beats slow research reveal

Patches have been flung out to cover vulnerabilities in PHP that led to remote code execution and buffer overflows. The flaws were detailed this week by Swiss researchers High-Tech Bridge in versions 5.4.33, 5.5.17 and 5.6.1 on a machine running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and the Radamsa fuzzer.

One of the big issues with the Ubuntu repositories, in particular "universe", is that it's full of old and unmaintained versions.

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Oct 23, 2014 4:17 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
A member of the ownCloud security team has sent a request to Canonical asking them to remove all the packages from their repositories regarding this software stack. The problem is that things are not that simple.

Why open data matters in education

Rajan attends a school in a small village located around 140 kilometers from my hometown of Amritsar, India. Otherwise an active boy who is adept in handling numbers in the ledger book at his father’s convenience store and who loves playing flute, he falls into the depths of apathy and indifference the moment he enters his classroom. Rajan is not at fault for the abrupt change in his behavior at the school. He attends a school that has one teacher for all its students from classes starting from the first standard through the fifth standard, that has no proper infrastructure, a dilapidated library, and an obsolete teaching methodology.

Build a super Raspberry Pi in issue 145 of Linux User & Developer

Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's an inexpensive single-board microcomputer powered by a system-on-a-chip! There's a lot of them though!

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel released for Linux

After releasing Borderlands 2 for Linux shortly, the developers continued with the next title of the game series, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

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