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Welcome back to our continuing series on systemd. The powerful startup and management system contains many useful functions. One is journald, which logs data about your system and the services it runs. Knowing more about the journal helps you easily discover information and troubleshoot... Continue Reading →
Barry Kauler, the father of Puppy Linux, one of the smallest and lightweight GNU/Linux distributions ever created, on which numerous distros are based, announced that Quirky Linux entered the "Werewolf" series of development.
It ain't over yet, folks. While many in the press went on and on back in September that the song "Happy Birthday" had been declared in the "public domain," as we pointed out, that's not what the judge said. He only said that the Summy Co. did not hold the copyright, because it seemed clear from a lawsuit back in the 1940s that the Hill Sisters (who sorta wrote the song -- long story) only assigned the rights to the music and not the lyrics -- and everyone agrees the music is now in the public domain. As we pointed out, this actually made the song an "orphan work", which created a new kind of mess, and as we noted, it was entirely possible that a third party could now make a claim to holding the copyright -- though we thought it was unlikely.
Oh, how naive of us.
This news isn’t surprising, nor is it cause for alarm. Because WordPress is by far the most popular content management platform on the web, it’s an obvious target for hackers, and third party plugins are the most obvious way inside. However, the folks at Automattic, which develops the platform, have proven themselves to be diligent at finding vulnerabilities and keeping them patched.
Earlier today, November 11, Canonical's ?ukasz Zemczak has sent an email to the Ubuntu Touch mailing list, informing everyone that the team is working around the clock to prepare the OTA-8 software update.
Many Java programs or Java-based IDE environments require JAVA_HOME environment variable being set. This environment variable is supposed to point to the top directory where the Java development kit (JDK) or Java runtime environment (JRE) is installed. The JDK contains everything the JRE offers, but also provides additional binaries and libraries needed to compile Java programs.
The awesome folks behind the open source and cross-platform MPV video player software have announced the release of MPV 0.13.0 for all supported operating systems, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows.
The 3D printing industry has grown approximately 400% over the past two years (total industry value).
At Aleph Objects, Inc., our sales of LulzBot® 3D printers, parts, and plastics have increased 809% over the same period. We surpassed our 2014 sales in May and are on track for over $12 million in sales in 2015.
Valve has finally fixed one of the most annoying and ridiculous bugs that were present in the Steam client and implicitly on SteamOS.
ProtonMail, the encrypted e-mail provider that buckled under crippling denial-of-service attacks even after it paid a $6,000 ransom, said it has finally recovered from the massive assaults seven days after they began.
The Debian Live project is no more, and its leader announced that it had been absorbed by the debian-cd and the debian-installer teams, without his knowledge or approval.
Today, we are excited that Firefox users in the U.S. will see a new, improved, innovative and fun experience on Yahoo Search. A year ago we entered into a strategic partnership with Yahoo to be the default search experience for Firefox users in the U.S.
Mozilla is making it easy for people to try Firefox OS ahead of the system's appearance in developed countries in 2016.
??Nvidia has launched an AI and robotics oriented “Jetson TX1” module and development kit, based on an Nvidia Tegra X1 SoC running Linux.
Quirky Werewolf 64-bit version 7.3 has been released. Here is a brief announcement: Quirky 7.3 is the start of the "Werewolf" series, able to install packages from the Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf repositories. Version 7.3 has major improvements to running from live-CD, with fast boot-up, zram compression and session saving. The live CD has become viable for on-going usage, as an alternative to performing an installation to fixed or removable drive. These improvements also apply to the `frugal' mode of installation. There have been numerous bug fixes and upgrades. The kernel is now 4.2.5 and SeaMonkey is 2.38.
I put Google's latest version of Android to the test on my 2013 Nexus 7 tablet and I liked what I found.
The FCC will not require websites to protect users' privacy and security in response to "do not track" requests. Since such a mandate could not be enforced anyway, this decision is best for users in the long run.
Firebird Project announces the first Release Candidate of Firebird 3.0, the next major version of the Firebird relational database, which is now available for testing.
Machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence that wields software to interpret and make predictions from large sets of data, is all the rage in Silicon Valley. Facebook is investing big in it; Microsoft has too, and now Apple (quietly) is also. But it was Google that started the trend, and in order to remain innovative — and compete for scarce talent — Google needs to keep looking like the cutting-edge leader.
ClearOS 7.1.0 final for all editions has arrived. ClearOS now comes in three different editions: Community, Home and Business. All editions can be installed from the same download ISO image, but each edition provides a mix of applications, support and services to meet different needs. This release is the first in the ClearOS 7 series and provides major improvements and new features. ClearOS 7.1.0 introduces: Samba 4, Directory (Microsoft Active Directory replacement); updated Microsoft Active Directory Connector; streamlined theme system; dynamic dashboard; updated antispam and antivirus engines; updated IDS and IPS engines; event and alert notification framework; internationalization; XFS and Btrfs file system support; improved VM support.
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