Linux vendor SUSE today announced its SUSE Cloud 3 solution, providing users with the latest components from the OpenStack Havana release. OpenStack is a multi-stakeholder open-source cloud platform effort that counts many of the world's leading IT vendors—including IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Cisco—among its participants.
If you are running Linux, and you’d like to use a Windows app, you can create a virtual machine, and run Windows inside of that. To clarify: my favorite applications are running on Windows XP *inside* of a virtual machine, which is actually a program running on my Linux box.
The latest Wine development release is now available for offering the best support for running your Windows games and other applications on Linux.
I managed to grab some keys for S2 Games new MOBA called 'Strife' which aims to lower the barrier for people to enjoy MOBA games like Dota.
Version 3 of SUSE Cloud has been released as the enterprise-focused OpenStack distribution for building out IaaS private clouds.
Swedish telecom software firm Enea has spun a free and open source version of its commercial Enea Linux embedded distribution and development platform. LOike most major embedded Linux distros these days, Enea Linux is billed as being compatible with Yocto Project code. Yet, Open Enea Linux (OEL) appears to be more fully dependent on Yocto code.
The next RedHat won't be just another company repurposing OSS with some icing on the top. It will be one at the heart of a new ecosystem
Those who want to prototype using the latest Qseven 2.0 computer-on-modules, including the new Intel Atom E3800-based MSC Q7-BT or i.MX6-based MSC Q7-IMX6 modules from MSC Technologies, have been limited by older Qseven 1.1 baseboards. Such boards often don’t support new and improved Qseven 2.0 signals including USB 3.0, HDMI, DisplayPort, serial, and I2S audio interfaces, says MSC. Now, MSC has built an MSC Q7-MB-EP6 board that supports both of these Linux-ready modules, as well as any Qseven 2.0 compliant COM.
Today in Open Source: Download the free 2014 Linux Jobs Report from Dice and the Linux Foundation. Plus: The myths that surround Android and Open Source, and a review of Zorin OS 8.
Security vendor AlienVault released a milestone update on Feb. 19 for both its open-source and commercial Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions, aiming to provide an improved user experience and enhanced security visibility. SIEM technology plays a pivotal role in the modern security landscape, enabling organizations to log and monitor security events. The Open Source Security Information Management (OSSIM) 4.5 and AlienVault Unified Security Management (USM) 4.5 releases both debuted this week with new capabilities. AlienVault is the lead commercial sponsor of the OSSIM open-source project. -
In what first appears to be an unlikely partnership, VMware has joined up with Google to bring the Windows desktop to Google's Linux-powered Chromebooks. Actually, it's the next natural step for each in pushing forward the desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) cloud.
As with any new endeavor, it pays to spend some time trying various solutions out and sometimes failing miserably. This is especially true for us progressive nerds who like to live on the bleeding edge without things like Stack Overflow to constantly save our ass. What I’d like to do is to help you avoid going through the pain of figuring out what works and what doesn’t.
A documentation about how to set up a shared storage space for VM virtual disks using clustered LVM (CLVMD)
The open source business model has an inherent ability to bring software rivals together. This approach to developing and distributing software keeps expanding the usefulness and success of the Linux operating system as well. Linux has not yet come close to replacing Windows on the desktop, but open source is much more than Linux. Its "co-opetive" nature is spreading through the enterprise.
Early Linux 3.14 kernel benchmarks indicated there might be some slowdowns in disk/file-system performance for this next major kernel release. That early testing was done from an Intel ultrabook with solid-state drive while we're now in the process of carrying out more focused testing of Linux 3.14 on both HDDs and SSDs. In this article are our first hard drive benchmarks from the Linux 3.14 Git kernel compared to the stable 3.12 and 3.13 kernels.
I came to work with open source after an experience in college. We used a system called Usenet,a world wide distributed discussion forum. At the university, there wasn't an email client I liked, so I wrote one and just gave it (including the source code) to whoever wanted it. This experience introduced me to a community of people who made things and shared them; it also introduced me to a job at my alma mater as a Usenet administrator.
This release of GParted fixes a resize/move problem introduced in 0.16.2 that set partition size smaller than ext2/3/4, ntfs, and reiserfs file systems in certain situations. Also included are bug fixes and language translation updates. Key changes include: Fix partition size less than ext2/3/4, ntfs, reiserfs file system. Prevent crash when creating new partition on disk with loop label.
There is a two-pronged battle raging for the soul of the cloud. The first involves the cloud infrastructure players and the second, the controllers of the pipes, and how this battle resolves itself could have a profound impact on your business as you move more of your infrastructure to the cloud.
In this tutorial I will show you how you can change the look and behavior of the prompt to show more details or use a different coloring style.
RiskIQ, an Internet security company, claims that malicious apps have grown by almost 400 percent on Google's Android Play store.