In only four days, Canonical will unleash the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system, the next major and most anticipated release of the popular Linux OS.
Typesetter is an open source CMS written in PHP that allows website developers to create feature rich and flexible websites using an easy to use true WYSIWYG editor. It uses flat file storage, and this is one of the main differences between Typesetter and other content management systems, so there is no need of database to store and retrieve the actual data.
Also in today's open source roundup: Facebook will remove conversations from its mobile website to force Android users to install its Messenger app, and how to build a Linux router from scratch.
This guide shows how to use Windows 10 to create a Linux Mint bootable USB drive. It also shows how to boot into Linux Mint on UEFI based hardware.
Canonical's broad vision for Ubuntu Linux is to offer a single, converged personal computing experience across devices.
Technologic’s open-spec “TS-7680” SBC runs Debian on an ARM9 i.MX286, and offers up to 4GB eMMC, WiFi, BT, wide-range power, and -40 to 85?C. Technologic’s TS-7680 single board computer uses the same NXP/Freescale i.MX286 system-on-chip found on last year’s TS-7670 and the TS-7400-V2 SBC that came out in 2014. The power-sipping i.MX286 has an ARM926EJ-S […]
In recent years software patents haven’t been nearly as much in the news as they once were. This is partly due to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Alice Corp. vs. CLS Bank which took a slew of patents off the table. Also, thanks to the efforts of companies such as Newegg to duke it out in court instead of rolling over and settling, many patents that had been successfully leveraged by the trolls for years have been invalidated.
In this article, we will show you how to install DokuWiki on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS with PHP-FPM and Nginx. DokuWiki is a simple to use and highly versatile wiki software written in PHP that doesn’t require a database. DokuWiki is easy to install and use, has an amazing variety of extensions and it is open source. This guide should work on other Linux VPS systems as well but was tested and written for an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS.
Making users change their passwords frequently could actually make systems less secure, the UK's information security agency has warned.
We believe that, by now, all of our readers are aware of the fact that BQ and Canonical have worked hard during the past few months on bringing the first-ever Ubuntu tablet device to the light of day.
A summary of Richard Stallman's thoughts on free software, open source, GNU, Linux, terrorism, cell phones and French politics, based on a recent talk near Paris.
In 2008, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) created its list of high-priority projects that "are important for increasing the adoption and use of free software and free software operating systems."
In a disappointing turn of events, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 241 to 173 to pass H.R. 2666, the No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act, a bill that would undermine the FCC’s ability to enforce key net neutrality protections... As the bill moves to the Senate this session, it’s crucial that senators reject it. Fortunately, President Obama has said that he will veto the bill if it reaches his desk.
GIMP (short for GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an open source image editor that is available in the Fedora repositories. GIMP is primarily used for editing, cropping, retouching, resizing, and converting many different formats of raster images such as JPEGs... Continue Reading →
We told you a few weeks ago that Feral Interactive announced that they are currently working on porting the Tomb Raider 2013 reboot to Linux.
Imagine you're a teacher in a school with limited resources. How can you give your students a world class education? Access to the Internet is key, but where can you look for the high-quality resources your students desperately need? How can you level the playing field for them? read more
How to install and configure MySQL Master-Slave replication on a CentOS 7 VPS
Ilan Rabinovitch is well-known to anyone who has done the conference circuit around Southern California. He's a helpful and friendly guy who I met once at a BarCamp years ago and more than once encountered on IRC. I often ended up getting great tech tips from him by sheer proximity. read more
While Apple recently fought the US Department of Justice in court over an order to create new software to help unlock a terror suspect’s phone—and has pledged to continue to do so—Canada’s police and device manufacturers have been comparatively silent on the issue. Now, for the first time, Canadians have a clearer picture of how digital surveillance in this country works, at least when it comes to BlackBerry phones...
4MLinux developer Zbigniew Konojacki was happy to inform us about the immediate availability of the Beta release of the upcoming 4MRescueKit 17.0 Live CD.