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Containers and KVM and cloud – oh my! Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.5 has reached general availability following a six-week beta period, making it the first minor release of RHEL 6 to ship since version 6.4 in February.
We’re always bemoaning the injustices in the world, but when given the opportunity to help one child, one time, no one seizes the opportunity because “I don’t know any poor people?” Take my word for it — poor people won’t be that hard to find.
We scoured the web for some of this week's most interesting open source-related news stories so you don't have to. Here's what we found..
Calibre is the best software to manage your ebooks and to convert them from one format into another, but it lacked any real integration with the operating system. This can now be changed with the Unity Calibre Scope, in Ubuntu 13.10.
Google is working on a webbified development to build the “next generation” of Chrome Apps. One of the search titan’s employees has revealed the existence of a Chrome App-based development environment codenamed Spark.
x9wm Linux 2013-11-12 is available. x9wm Linux is a vanilla debian 32-bit/64bit i386 686-pae/AMD64 kernel build on Wheezy the Stable Debian Channel complete with over 300 installed applications including GIMP, LibreOffice, OpenShot Video Editor, GUVC WebCam,EtherApe, Aterm-Transparent terminal, LeafPad, RecordMyDesktop, Google-Chrome w/FLASH latest, FireFox, xpdf, atop, htop, xcalc, many fonts, gparted , SSHuttle, VLC, mplayer, 1-click to any of your favorite sites and a whole lot more.
Once thought of as outdated art forms, animated GIF images have now come back. If you haven't noticed, quite a few online sharing and social networking sites are now supporting animated GIF images, for example, on Tumblr, Flickr, Google+, and partly on Facebook. Due to their ease of consumption and sharing, GIF-ed animations are now part of mainstream Internet culture. This tutorial describes how to convert a video file to an animated GIF image on Linux.
It seems easier to accept that it has been a half century since JFK was murdered than that most people now alive were then yet to be born.
Mozilla, the open-source Web browser group behind Firefox, doesn't appear to have much to do with Google until you look at the bottom line. There, you'll find that 90 percent of Mozilla's revenue comes from Google.
The openSUSE 13.1 Linux distribution officially became generally available Nov. 19, providing users of the open-source software with a number of new features. openSUSE is SUSE's community Linux project that then feeds into development of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server release. -
This week, we look at a Euroskeptic guide's to cloud security, a paltry forecasted raise for experienced IT pros next year and really, really smatphones by 2017.
MARSHALL,TX—The story of Michael Jones, his mysterious invention, and the massive patent enforcer he's working with is finally coming out at a patent trial underway in this small East Texas town. Jones' patent, now owned by famed patent enforcer Erich Spangenberg, has scared corporate America into writing one hefty check after another to avoid a trial just like this one. The sums of those checks were revealed in court here on Tuesday when a TQP attorney displayed to the jury a spreadsheet with many of the payments.
Close on the heels of the revelation that Samsung’s NX300M camera runs Tizen, this week saw an announcement by Nexcom of a developer-focused, Intel Atom-based automotive computer called the VTC 1010-IVI that supports the Tizen In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) stack, plus news of a Tizen-enabled Samsung smart refrigerator. Meanwhile, Samsung’s first Tizen phones are rumored to be under test at Korean mobile carriers.
Red Hat's newest update for its flagship enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5, is ready to go.
For one reason or another, I’ve been thinking about Movable Type. I went to both of the web sites associated with the blogging software — movabletype.org and movabletype.com — and found no mention of the formerly “free,” open-source Movable Type software I used for so many years. Instead, MT 6 is $595 for up to five users and $1,195 for unlimited users. Ouch. There’s quite a gap between $0 and $1,195.
Plus-OS 1 is available. Plus-OS is a Kubuntu-based distribution which comes with additional software in the default installation, including Steam, Chrome, WINE and other desktop applications.
The jury in the Apple v. Samsung damages retrial came to a verdict on Thursday, finding that Samsung now owes an additional $290 million. This brings the total damages bill for Samsung to around $900 million for the entire affair.
The November 2013 edition of the Green500 List has be released, just two days after the TOP500 List. Unlike the TOP500 List, which lists 500 of the worlds fastest supercomputers, the Green500 List lists the most energy-efficient supercomputers that made the TOP500 List.
How often have you thought of a way to improve a piece of software or hardware? How many times have you wondered why companies invest millions of dollars to produce a product that is obviously lacking from the moment it launches? Have you ever wished you were in a position, or had the skills, to change that? Chances are if you've typed 'open source' into your search engine then you've heard about SourceForge and OpenHatch. If you're not familiar with these sites, I'd absolutely recommend checking them out. They present an amazing platform where you can get involved with a variety of high-quality, open source projects.
This guide will help if you want to install Joomla! CMS manually and it's based on the version 3.2, but the steps are general and valid for the entire Joomla 3 series.