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LG releases world's first 34-inch 21:9 curved display

  • Linux User Developer - the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation (Posted by bob on Oct 17, 2014 2:38 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer, GNU, Linux
LG34UC97 brings stunning QHD resolution and an ultra-wide viewing angle without compromising colour quality

How to secure your ISPConfig 3 server against the poodle SSL attack

  • HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials - Linux; By Till Brehm (Posted by bob on Oct 17, 2014 1:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Apache, Debian, Linux
In the following guide, the steps are described in order to secure your server against the recent poodle SSL attack. The tutorial uses an ISPConfig 3 perfect server on Debian 7, but the same steps will work on any other Linux Distribution as well.

Should Google give up control of Android in watches, TVs, and cars?

In today's Android roundup: Google may eventually loosen its grip on Android in TVs, cars and watches. Plus: Is the Nexus 6 worth the money? And a hands on video of the Nexus 9 tablet.

OpenStack hooks up with Hadoop to bring big data to the cloud

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 16, 2014 11:46 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud, Linux
The new OpenStack release, dubbed 'Juno,' has lots of fixes, better support for hot upgrades, and now hooks up with Hadoop.

Mozilla and Telefónica Partner to Simplify Voice and Video Calls on the Web

Mozilla is extending its relationship with Telefonica by making it easier than ever to communicate on the Web. Telefónica has been an invaluable partner in helping Mozilla develop and bring Firefox OS to market with 12 devices now available in 24 countries. We’re now expanding our relationship, exploring how to simplify communications over the Web by providing people with the first global communications system built directly into a browser.

Android 5.0 debuts on phone, tablet, and Nexus Player

In Oct. 2011, Google released Android 4.0 (“Ice Cream Sandwich”), the first version of Android that spanned smartphones and tablets. Now, the Android steward has revealed Android 5.0 (“Lollipop”), which expands beyond mobile devices to also run on smartwatches (Android Wear), TVs and set-tops (Android TV), and car computers (Android Auto). Google originally announced Android 5.0 as Android L back at Google I/O in June while also introducing the three specialized versions of Android listed above. With Lollipop, Google says, you can write for one of these platforms and easily port them to the others, while providing a consistent UI.

MapR Promises Integration of Apache Spark, Drill Big Data Tools

MapR, in collaboration with Databricks, is integrating the open source Apache Spark and Apache Drill tools to make big data analysis and processing faster and simpler.

Why you should buy computers with Linux preinstalled

In today's open source roundup: The virtues of hardware designed to run Linux right out of the box. Plus: The best desktop environment for Linux? And how Linux brought a happy couple together.

How to Install MariaDB in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

  •; By LinuxTechi (Posted by linuxtechi on Oct 16, 2014 7:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
MariaDB is a Open Source database Server & It is 100 % compatible with MySQL, drop-in replacement to MySQL database server.

How to verify the authenticity and integrity of a downloaded file on Linux

When you download a file (e.g., an installer, an ISO image, or a compressed archive) from the web, the file can be corrupted under a variety of error conditions, e.g., due to transmission errors on the wire, interrupted download, faulty storage hardware, file system errors, etc. Such failure cases aside, a file can also be […]Continue reading... The post How to verify the authenticity and integrity of a downloaded file on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to PGP encrypt, decrypt or digitally sign files via GnuPG GUI How to create an encrypted zip file on Linux How to manage passwords from the command line on Linux

How to replace LibreOffice with Apache OpenOffice on Fedora 20

  • LinuxBSDos; By finid (Posted by finid on Oct 16, 2014 6:03 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
The few times that I’ve had to use it, not being able to copy and paste with the mouse always rubbed me the wrong way. That was something I used to be able to do. But not any more.

A cultural shift towards dynamic cloud environments

Mark Hinkle is on the forefront of all things open source and cloud. He is currently responsible for Citrix efforts around Apache CloudStack, Open Daylight, Xen Project, and XenServer. At the All Things Open Conference, Mark’s Crash Course In Cloud Computing will teach how to pragmatically adopt cloud practices and gain cloud value. read more

OpenStack Juno Brings Big Data to the Cloud

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Oct 16, 2014 4:09 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
OpenStack is built by a community of open-source developers that contribute code to the project. For Juno, 1,419 developers from 400 different companies participated in the development process. From a code perspective, 3,200 bugs were fixed and 310 new features were added during the Juno development cycle. The OpenStack vendor community includes the largest names in the technology world, with Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Cisco, Dell, AT&T, IBM and VMware among the partner companies.

"Overall, the biggest theme in Juno is the maturity of the project and we had 10 times as many bugs fixed as we had features added," Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation told eWEEK

Scientific Linux 7.0 Screenshot Tour

Announcing the release of Scientific Linux 7.0, a distribution compiled from the source code for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Scientific Linux differs from Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS in that the project enhances the system with extra software applications and utilities.

Munich Mayor Still Wants to Find Out If Linux Is Economical

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Oct 16, 2014 2:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Munich finished the transition to Linux from Windows and everything seemed to work just fine, at least until the current Mayor made a few comments about the possibility of returning to proprietary software. He has detailed some of his opinions and he appears to be a lot more moderate towards this issue.

Diverse points of view and passion make Linux stronger

In today's open source roundup: Are Linux users too passionate in their disagreements? Plus: KDE Plasma 5.1 released, and VirtualBox 4.3.18 brings bug fixes.

New open hardware: Raspberry Pi B+

I got a new Raspberry Pi B+ board from Adafruit. Check out my review of it here. The main differences between the B+ and the Raspberry Pi model B are the new model has: read more

0 A.D. Alpha 17 - Big Changes, Speed Up Ubuntu Installation

0 A.D. is a free, open-source real-time strategy game which takes place approximately between 500 B.C. and 500 A.D., with beautiful 3D graphics, 12 different civilizations, and a gamestyle which is very similar to the one of Age of Empires, but also incorporating new elements as well.

More CVE-2014-3566 information on Red Hat’s Security Blog

I mentioned earlier that I’d update on this, and here we go. Our friends over in the Red Hat security team have posted POODLE – An SSL 3.0 Vulnerability (CVE-2014-3566), […]

SBC runs Linux on Sitara over industrial temperatures

Forlinx’s open source Linux “OK335xS-II” SBC and soldered-on COM offer a TI Sitara AM3354 Cortex-A8 SoC, dual CAN ports, and industrial temperature support. According to China-based Forlinx Embedded Technology, the OK335xS has been a “hot seller” in China since it was released earlier this year. Now, the company is seeking a wider audience for its […]

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