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Announcing the release of Fedora 22 Beta!

  • Fedora Project; By Dennis Gilmore (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2015 11:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Fedora
The Fedora 22 Beta release has arrived, with a preview of the latest free and open source technology under development. Take a peek inside!

Review: Linux Mint Debian 2 "Betsy" MATE

  • Das U-Blog by Prashanth; By PV (Posted by PV on Apr 21, 2015 10:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Debian, GNOME, Mint
It has barely changed since the last time I tried it, and that is a very good thing.

8 Linux file managers to try

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2015 9:42 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
One of the most common administrative tasks that end users and administrators alike need to perform is file management. Managing files can consume a major portion of your time. Locating files, determining which files and folders (directories) are taking the most disk space, deleting files, moving files, and simply opening files for use in an application are some of the most basic—yet frequent—tasks we do as computer users. File management programs are tools that are intended to streamline and simplify those necessary chores. read more

Raspberry Pi and Node.js as Reverse Proxy

Both Raspberry Pi and Node.js continue to gain in popularity. With the Pi as an inexpensive piece of hardware and Node.js you can easily get a reverse proxy up and running with just a few lines of code. Theoretically you could use Node.js to act as a reverse proxy for all sorts of traffic, however, for the purposes of this article I have focused solely on web traffic.

Return of the Mac

In a previous article, I talked about vim macro basics. In that article, I described how to record a custom macro, assign it to a key and then use it to make automated edits to a BIND zone. I also teased that I would cover more advanced uses of macros, like nested macros, in a future issue.

72 Applications ported to Kde Frameworks 5

  • Fasterland.net; By Francesco Mondello (Posted by Faster3ck on Apr 21, 2015 2:16 AM EDT)
  • Groups: KDE
Great news for Kde fanatics since this is a month full of great releases. In fact, after the stable release of KDE Frameworks 5.9 and the up-and-coming beta of Plasma 5.3 there’s another important step for the Kde development: KDE Applications 15.04.

How to deploy a web application quickly with Ubos on Raspberry Pi

Ubos, which translates to "You are the boss", is a platform to help intermediately skilled users set up a home server and deploy web apps on it in a most automated way. Ubos puts you in the driver seat without knowing the details of the motor. On the other hand, it does not keep you […]Continue reading... The post How to deploy a web application quickly with Ubos on Raspberry Pi appeared first on Xmodulo. No related FAQ.

Android Wear adds WiFi support, always-on apps, emojis

Google released a major update to Android Wear that adds always-on apps, WiFi support, a wrist-flipping gesture for scrolling, and emoji drawing support. Google just released a major Android 5.1.1 update for its Android Wear smartwatch platform, and considering the huge pre-sales for the Apple Watch, it’s not a moment too soon. Even with a […]

Canonical Is Now Using Phased Updates for Ubuntu Touch

A fresh Ubuntu Touch update was made available just a few days ago, and it was received very well by the community, but Canonical also introduced a new feature called phased updates.

4 Ways To Get Debian Without Negotiating The Debian Website

Debian is such a good Linux distribution but lets face it, the website is just dreadful. To download most distributions you choose 32-bit or 64-bit and then hit the download button. With Debian there are choices for every conceivable architecture as well as 32-bit/64-bit, multiple download methods (none of which seem to be the preferred option) and mirrors with dozens of different files. This guide attempts to help new users with this situation.

Ex-Windows dev: Yes, Ballmer was dogmatic, Sinofsky's bonkers, and WinPho needs to change

A former Windows Phone and Office lead designer has shed some valuable insight into Microsoft’s internal processes, design and strategy. Designer Jon Bell* left Microsoft a year ago but his Reddit AMA is still vastly more informative than anything that emerges from the Redmond politburo.

Linux-friendly COM Express triplets embed Intel Bay Trail SoCs

Axiomtek launched a Bay Trail Celeron-based “CEM841? COM Express Type 2 Basic module and tipped two similar Type 6 COMs with Celeron and Atom E3845 SoCs.

Google Shuts Off NPAPI in Chrome

With the release of Chrome 42 this week, Google fixed more than 40 vulnerabilities. But the most significant security change in the new browser is Google's decision to disable the NPAPI, essentially turning off plugins such as Java and Silverlight by default. The decision didn't come out of nowhere.

Debian Could Get PPA Support, Says Project Leader

The Debian project has a new Project Leader, Neil McGovern, and he was elected just like any politician. He presented a list of promises about what he would do or try to do if he becomes a leader and one of those is about PPA support.

Fedora 21 owncloud-7.0.5-2.fc21

This update provides the new release 7.0.5, which resolves currently undisclosed security vulnerabilities in ownCloud.It is a minor version update and should apply without any issues or special handling, but as usual, we recommend backing up your data, configuration, and database before updating.

DevOps: Better Than the Sum of Its Parts

Most of us longtime system administrators get a little nervous when people start talking about DevOps. It's an IT topic surrounded by a lot of mystery and confusion, much like the term "Cloud Computing" was a few years back. Thankfully, DevOps isn't something sysadmins need to fear.

30 Years On, HURD Lives: GNU Updates Open Source Unix Kernel

Version 0.6 of GNU HURD, the open source operating system kernel launched in the 1980s to build a Unix-like operating system, has been released.

Latest Ubuntu Touch Update Improves Battery Life Up to 50%, Users Report

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Apr 20, 2015 2:49 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Ubuntu Touch users are reporting significant battery improvements after the last major update that was released by Canonical at the end of last week.

Chromebooks get Google Now and Material Design in Chrome OS 42

In today's open source roundup: Chrome OS 42 includes Material Design and Google Now. Plus: DistroWatch reviews Linux Mint Debian Edition 2. And six reasons why Linux is a good choice for users with disabilities.

Libre Graphics Meeting 2015 for free and open source design

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 20, 2015 12:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Libre Graphics Meeting is coming up! read more

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