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How to configure Varnish for WebSocket traffic

  • LinuxBSDos; By finid (Posted by finid on Apr 4, 2014 8:39 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
When I decided to use NodeBB as the forum application for this website, I wasn't aware that Varnish and WebSocket don't play nice by default, so Varnish has to be explicitly configured to handle WebSocket traffic. But it took several frustrating days before I finally figured out that Varnish was the source of the problems and errors I was dealing with.

Fedora Present and Future: a 2014 Update (Intermission)

My apologies — it’s been a busy week and I’m swamped with Cloud SIG effort, other work stuff, and a kid with a stomach bug. Plus, these things turn out […]

Which Linux Mint apps can replace Windows XP software?

In today's open source roundup: How to replace Windows XP applications with Linux Mint alternatives. Plus: Wine and Linux gaming, and why GNOME 3.12 won't be in Ubuntu 14.04.

Drag-and-Drop Cloud Orchestration with Ubuntu Juju

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by sjvn on Apr 4, 2014 5:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud, Ubuntu
Canonical, the Ubuntu Linux and Juju Development/Operations (DevOps) program parent company, is turning Juju into a tool that makes setting clouds up a drag-and-drop operation.

Crowdfunding an open source laptop, a new Apache project, and more

Open source news for your reading pleasure March 29 - April 4, 2014 In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we look at the end of Ubuntu One, a totally-open laptop, Microsoft's recent steps toward openness, and more.

Microsoft in OPEN-SOURCE .Net love-in with new foundation

Microsoft has opened its .Net programming framework to the developer community by releasing the code for a broad range of .Net-related software as open-source projects under the stewardship of a new, dedicated foundation.

Epic Games Loves Linux, Unreal Engine 4.1 Update Preview With Linux Support

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Apr 4, 2014 2:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Today Epic Games is bringing the dynamite with news about Unreal Engine 4.1 and it's Linux/SteamOS support.

LinuxCon North America 2014 comes to Chicago

More than 100 sessions ranging from simple tutorials and workshops to deep technical dives and everything in between. More than 1000 attendees to collaborate with, an opportunity to network with thought leaders in the open source world, and a world class venue at an international city. Welcome to LinuxCon 2014 North America, the largest conference featuring Linux, taking place in Chicago, August 20 - 22, 2014 at the Sheraton Chicago hotel.

Linus Torvalds vs. systemd developers

  • Linux Kernel Mailing Lists; By Linus Torvalds and others (Posted by kikinovak on Apr 4, 2014 1:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Kernel
For those of you who enjoy tracking kernel development occasionally, take a look at this thread, especially Linus' response.

Brendan Eich steps down at Mozilla

Controversial Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich has left his position after concerns over his views on same-sex marriage came back into the public consciousness

Linux Mint programs for Windows XP users

  • ZDNet | Linux And Open Source Blog RSS (Posted by bob on Apr 4, 2014 11:07 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Mint; Story Type: News Story
Yes, many of your Windows programs aren't available on Linux, but some of them are and there are Linux programs that can do just as well as your old XP software.

Teachers unite to influence computer manufacturing

  • (Posted by bob on Apr 4, 2014 10:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Open source enthusiasts firmly believe that much is possible when people band together. After all, the core underpinning of open source doctrine is social. So I recently decided it's time that teachers band together to specify the computers we want manufacturers to make. Open source thinking gives me the boldness to think this is possible.

Improve Spam abuse protection in dovecot by restricting access to mail accounts by IP address (e. g. with ISPConfig 3)

  • HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials - Linux (Posted by bob on Apr 4, 2014 9:13 AM EDT)
  • Groups: MySQL, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Improve Spam abuse protection in dovecot by restricting access to mail accounts by IP address (e. g. with ISPConfig 3) This howto will show you how to add ip restrictions to single mail accounts when using dovecot with MySQL. This is especially useful if you need to access a mail account from only one single ip or a few ips or if you want to block specific ip addresses from accessing the mail account (e. g. due to spam abuse).

Tamil Nadu's XP migration plan: Go Linux like a BOSS

Indian state dumps Microsoft for Bharat Operating System Solutions Linux The Indian State of Tamil Nadu will solve its Windows XP problem by adopting Linux.…

Microsoft-Sponsored Study Says Problems Caused By Using Windows Software Will Cost Businesses $500 Billion In 2014

Assuming the research results are representative of what's happening -- and there's no reason to suppose they aren't -- the obvious conclusion to draw from them for PC users is not just to stop using pirated software (a good idea), but to stop using Windows-based programs too, and to switch to open source applications running on an open source operating system like GNU/Linux. After all, free software is even cheaper than pirated software, and yet rarely has any of the problems identified in the new report.

IoT on tap at upcoming Embedded Linux Conference

If you want to be up to date on what’s going down in embedded Linux, there’s no place like ELC, as in the Embedded Linux Conference. The Linux Foundation has just posted the 90-session presentation line-up for the U.S. show, scheduled for April 29 through May 1 at the San Jose Marriott. The European version (ELCE) ran last Oct. 21-25 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Team Fortress 2 Free FPS Feels The Love, Major Update Released

Valve haven't forgotten about TF2 and they have just released a big patch, and no it isn't a set of fancy new hats.

Raspberry Pi announces £1 million education fund

  • Linux User; By Rob Zwetsloot (Posted by bob on Apr 4, 2014 4:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: ; Groups: Linux, Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi Foundation expands their charitable mission to go beyond computing and into general education.

Why an Open Software and What Are the Benefits

Essentially, an open-source software or OSS is a kind of computer software which has its source code made available and licensed by virtue of such a license agreement which authorizes the copyright holder to study, modify and distribute the software to anyone, without any further charges and for any purpose whatsoever.

Icebound: A Dark Fantasy Visual Novel Released For Linux

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Apr 4, 2014 2:32 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
It has only been a week since we let you know about Icebound, but it's now been released! Icebound is a dark fantasy visual novel that takes place in a steampunk world locked in the depths of an ice age, where alchemists possess supernatural powers.

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