Dancer is a lightweight web application framework for Perl, inspired by the Sinatra framework in Ruby. Dancer bills itself as simple and flexible, but powerful enough to run most any web application you can think up. read more
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) is almost here, and users will surely ask what's new and why they should upgrade from a previous version. Well, it's not a difficult question to answer, and there is plenty of new stuff in Ubuntu 15.10, albeit not all of it visible.
In this adaptation from his new book, the CEO of Red Hat, Jim Whitehurst, shares advice for how to build credibility in an organization—especially if you are new to it, have a different background than others on your team, or are not in a position of authority. read more
No one knew about Linux because Linux is free, as in cost. Why would anyone spend huge money to advertise a product when there would be no meaningful financial return on that investment? Ubuntu was, at least in my eyes; a glorious sunrise that would awaken the world to the legitimate presence of Linux. No more of this “one percent market share” baloney. Ubuntu would be the face and the unimaginably huge base for users who would propel Linux to mainstream awareness. Oh, what a glorious day that was, October 20th, 2004.
The Fedora 23 Beta is here, right on schedule for our planned October final release! Want to help make Fedora 23 be the best release ever, or just want to get a sneak peek? Download the prerelease from our Get... Continue Reading →
Mozilla has just released the stable version of Firefox 41, bringing some pretty cool features like the ability to set up a profile picture for the Firefox account or some memory improvements for AdBlock Plus.
Debian distros continue to roll
My earliest computer experiences were in computer science at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 1974-75. At that time, UBC was one of a small group of institutions using Michigan Terminal System, a much nicer way to access the mainframe than IBM's various batch and timesharing options. read more
The deluge of software vulnerabilities creates challenges for system administrators, developers, and users. Although many vulnerabilities are corner cases that are often difficult to exploit and have limited effects, there are the occasional vulnerabilities that become front page news. Many... Continue Reading →
The Document Foundation has released the second Release Candidate for LibreOffice 5.0.2, the upcoming maintenance version for the 5.0 branch of the office suite.
m23 15.2 now uses Debian 8 for the server. Linux Mint 17.1 / 17.2 can now be installed with m23. Automated mirror selection makes client installations smooth. New security features have been added.
Last week Imagination Technologies announced that the CI20 microcomputer is getting an update to Debian 8, with a modern Linux kernel 3.18, and major driver updates to the PowerVR graphics and Wi-Fi firmware, along with changes to the NAND memory driver. The announcement piqued my interest in the CI20 again.
SolidRun unveiled a $50 and up “HummingBoard-Gate” SBC for IoT that runs Linux or Android on an i.MX6 SoC, and expands with mikroBUS Click add-on modules. The HummingBoard-Gate is SolidRun’s fourth and most affordable community-backed HummingBoard SBC. Like the other HummingBoards, it’s a sandwich-style SBC based on replaceable computer-on-modules running Linux or Android on a […]
In this blog post we will show you how to install Let’s Chat on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS with the latest version of Nginx as a reverse proxy.
More then a month ago Fedora called for submissions for the supplemental wallpaper package for Fedora 23. We got a lot of submissions this time. In fact, we broke all our previous records, with 199 submissions. We had 73 different participants... Continue Reading →
Why IT leaders must educate and empower those most resistant to change within the enterprise to share their vision for digital transformation.
The Linux 4.2 kernel series just got its first maintenance release, as renowned kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman announced a few minutes ago on the official mailing list of the project.
RDO Liberty (beta) passed 3 node deployment test : Controller+Network+Compute Configuration ML2&OVS&VXLAN. Regardless RH is mainly focused on RDO-Manager based Liberty deployments. I don't have desktop been able to run 6 VMs at a time, because I truly believe that it requires 8 CORE Intel CPU like Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2690. On 4 CORE CPU like i7 it's just impossible . . .
NixCore announced a $30 COM that runs OpenWRT on a Ralink RT5350 SoC with built-in WiFi on 1 Watt, and comes with detailed documentation and an Arduino IDE. The NixCore X1 computer-on-module’s Ralink RT5350 system-on-chip, which appears to predate MediaTek’s acquisition of Ralink, is one of several Ralink SoC models that are roughly equivalent to […]
Microsoft confirms the issues, says a fix is coming. The Skype service is currently down in some countries and Microsoft says that it’s already aware of the problem and a fix is on its way.