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Inside the Open Container Project: How Docker plans to unite the container market

Linux Foundation-led effort promises a single spec for all DockerCon 2015 For a while, it looked as though software containers were heading for the kind of standards squabble that has plagued the tech industry too often in its history.…

GNOME's Evince Document Viewer Will Support Highlight Annotations in GNOME 3.18

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 23, 2015 4:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
The development cycle of the upcoming GNOME 3.18 desktop environment continues these days with the third milestone, dubbed 3.17.3, for which many of the GNOME's core components have been updated, including the Evince.

Rugged vehicle PC offers power protection, wireless options

Aaeon’s rugged, Linux-ready “Boxer” PC for vehicles offers a 4th Gen Core CPU, dual GbE and four 10/100 PoE LAN ports, mini-PCIe expansion, and a SIM slot. The Boxer-6301VS Embedded Box PC joins the aging, Atom D510 based AEV-6312 as Aaeon’s only other in-vehicle computer. There will soon be more, however, as Aaeon says it […]

Why are there still so many website vulnerabilities?

The cracks in the armor of most enterprise websites are many including recurring holes in OpenSSL, PHP, and WordPress and are largely due to a combination of extensive customizations paired with a shortage of testing and fixing of vulnerabilities when compared with that of long-standing commercial OS software.

WPA and WPA2-related exploits in Ubuntu

Canonical has published details about WPA and WPA2 vulnerability in Ubuntu and has released updates to fix these issues. Kostya Kortchinsky discovered multiple flaws in wpa_supplicant and hostapd.

Civilization V Now Supports Steam Workshop On Linux

Civilization V is already a pretty massive game, and now even more so thanks to the continued support from Aspyr Media. Civ V now supports mods thanks to Steam Workshop on Linux.

Entroware's Apollo Is a Superb White Laptop Powered by Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE

Entroware has recently forged a partnership with the Ubuntu MATE project to help them ship laptops powered by this operating system and the laptop called Apollo that will definitely turn some heads. Entroware has already presented a new Linux mini-PC powered by Ubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu MATE 15.04 named Aura, but now they are releasing a laptop that comes with the same operating system, and it looks great.

CII takes steps to make open-source software safer

The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative is taking on three new major open-source security projects and Linux security expert Emily Ratliff has been hired to oversee CII.

CRYENGINE 3.8.1 Adds Official OpenGL & Linux Support

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jun 22, 2015 9:49 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Today is already a good day, you can now add CRYENGINE to the official list of game engines that support Linux, so here's to hoping more games can come over.

NetBSD 7.0 RC1 Adds Support for Raspberry Pi 2, Ports Linux DRM/KMS

Soren Jacobsen had the pleasure of announcing earlier the immediate availability for download and testing of the first RC (Release Candidate) version of the upcoming NetBSD 7.0 operating system.

New Freescale i.MX7 SoCs take on low-power Linux IoT

  • LinuxGizmos (Posted by bob on Jun 22, 2015 7:55 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Freescale unveiled two Linux-ready, 28nm i.MX7 SoCs with one or two Cortex-A7 cores, Cortex-M4 MCUs, and much lower power consumption than the i.MX6. The single-core, 800MHz i.MX7 Solo (i.MX7S) and dual-core, 1GHz i.MX7 Dual (i.MX7D) follow last month’s single-core i.MX6 UltraLite as the first i.MX system-on-chips to move to a Cortex-A7 architecture. The i.MX7 Series […]

A Look at Mageia 5’s Magic

Mageia 5, released on Friday and over a year in the making, is familiar territory to those of us who cut our Linux teeth on Mandriva back in the days when it was called Mandrake. That’s not to say that the distro is old or outdated, far from it, but any Mandrake old-timer will instantly recognize the roots of this distro.

For digital transformation, speak in the language of outcomes

  •; By The Enterprisers Project (Posted by crudder on Jun 22, 2015 6:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial
American Cancer Society CIO Jay Ferro shares his thoughts on a recent Harvard Business Review report about the importance of CIOs educating the rest of the business on digital trends.

Mageia 5 Screencast and Screenshots

After more than one year of development, the Mageia community is very proud to finally deliver this long-awaited release, Mageia 5. This release announcement is a big sigh of relief, an `At last!' that comes straight from the heart of the weary - tired as one can be after long days of hard but rewarding work. And still, we chose to take our time to fix major issues and have a high quality release, without rushing it. Maybe our best release so far, taking into account the impressive work that was done on the installer, both to add new features and to get rid of old bugs.

Docker Rivals Join Together in Open Container Effort

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 22, 2015 4:06 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
The Linux Foundation is now home to new Open Container Project, bringing Docker, CoreOS and others together to advance open-source containers for all.

Linux Kernel 4.1 LTS released

In today's open source roundup: Linus has released Linux Kernel 4.1 LTS. Plus: Download Mageia 5. And can Android save the Blackberry?

LibreOffice 5.0 to Bring Better Excel 2013 Importing

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Jun 22, 2015 2:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The first Release Candidate for LibreOffice 5.0 has been made available by The Document Foundation and it comes packed with a ton of changes and improvements. There are still a few weeks left until the stable edition arrives, but we can see what the developers are doing until then.

How encryption keys could be stolen by your lunch

  • Network World; By Jeremy Kirk (Posted by bob on Jun 22, 2015 1:15 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
By studying the electronic signals, researchers have shown it is possible to deduce keystrokes, figure out what application a person is using or discover the secret encryption keys used to encrypt files or emails.

How to edit Movie Subtitles on the Linux Desktop

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 22, 2015 12:17 PM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Here's is a quick guide on how to load and edit subtitles on GNOME Subtitles and Subtitle Editor. The movie that I will be using for this tutorial is a documentary called “The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard” released in 2013 under a Creative Commons (CC) license.

“EPIC” fail—how OPM hackers tapped the mother lode of espionage data

  • ars technica; By Sean Gallagher (Posted by bob on Jun 22, 2015 11:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Government officials have been vague in their testimony about the data breaches—there was apparently more than one—at the Office of Personnel Management. But on Thursday, officials from OPM, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of the Interior revealed new information that indicates at least two separate systems were compromised by attackers within OPM's and Interior's networks.

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